Mobile News

CrowdCompass' Mobile App Q&A (Part 1)

Welcome to part one of a three-part Mobile App Q&A series. We carefully selected  several attendee questions that were asked in our mobile event app sessions at Cvent CONNECT this year and passed them along to our expert to answer. Brooke Gracey is CrowdCompass’ Senior Mobile Events App Strategist...read more

CrowdCompass New Feature: Updated EventCenter

At CrowdCompass, we’re all about headache reduction. And what gives planners the most headaches? Struggling with event technology that’s difficult to learn. That’s why we are happy to announce the release of an updated EventCenter! Through a mix of client feedback, user experience best practices,...read more

New CrowdCompass Feature: Live Q&A Update

You’ve probably been to a conference session where the Q&A went overtime. Hands were up all over the room while the microphone attendant ran back and forth between the audience members. Or how about the opposite? The Q&A portion where there isn’t a single hand raised. Even if people are dying to ask...read more

New CrowdCompass Feature: Speaker Detail Pages

At every event, there are certain sessions that always stand out, "wow" the attendees, receive a standing ovation, show up repeatedly in post-event surveys, and have the potential to change or disrupt an industry. What makes those particular sessions stand out, year after year? The speakers....read more

The Cvent CONNECT Mobile App is LIVE

Here at CrowdCompass by Cvent, we’ve been busy finalizing and making the mobile event app for Cvent CONNECT 2016 better than ever! We focused on providing you with everything you need to fully experience the conference, make lasting connections with your industry peers, and enjoy all that Las Vegas...read more

New CrowdCompass Feature: CrowdPlanner App Push Notification Management

If you’ve ever used push notifications onsite, you know how valuable they can be. Immediate, customizable alerts sent straight to your attendees’ phones? Yes, please. But what about when you’re juggling a million other onsite tasks, someone asks you to reschedule a push notification, and your laptop...read more

Q&A: How to Double Down on Your Event App Downloads

The #1 thing we hear from event planners is that they want more attendees to download and use the mobile app at their event. But they don’t know how to create an app adoption strategy that will work for their event or audience. In a recent webinar, we heard from our in-house mobile experts as well...read more

Will Periscope and Meerkat sabotage corporate events?

Two new live streaming apps, Meerkat and Periscope, are getting quite a bit of press lately. These apps allow anyone with a smartphone to live stream the events he or she witnesses. Anyone with an Internet connection can watch that live stream for free. Do event organizers need to lose sleep...read more

The Backlash Over Facebook Messenger

While we are used to downloading and using apps, there has been some backlash over Facebook having the messenger feature outside of the social media channel. For those of you who may not be "in the know," Facebook now requires a different app be downloaded to use its IM feature.   The main issue...read more

Bring on the Beacons: What’s in Store for Event-Centric Mobile Apps

When the iPhone was introduced to the public, Apple sparked a revolution in mobile device usage in the event industry. The move brought in a flood of developers, and event mobile apps of all kinds were born. The company may spark another wave of innovation now that they’ve put their brand power...read more
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