Speakers

Why Go Mobile Webinar: 5 Tips from an Event Planner

Our recent webinar, Why Go Mobile, focused on mobile trends you should bring back to your organization and its events. While we always have plenty to say on the topic of mobile apps for events, our guest speaker had an interesting story to share. Joe Ventimiglia is responsible for Checkers & Rally's...read more

CrowdCompass Launches a New e-Book — Mobile Apps for Events: Now it’s Personal

CrowdCompass by Cvent has had the privilege of working with thousands of events. During the last several years, they’ve watched as mobile devices became entwined with attendees’ daily lives. This has raised expectations as to how a mobile event app should enhance the event experience. They’ve...read more

MPI TechCon Chicago 2014: Takeaways from The Technology Challenge Keynote

The event game is dynamic, ever changing, and we all know sometimes it’s tough to keep pace. Meeting and event planners are under constant pressure to do more with less, be creative and stay in-tune with the latest industry trends and technologies. One thing is certain, the most successful planners...read more

Using a Mobile Event App to Deal with On-site Changes

Just when you thought you had everything buttoned down and ready to go for your conference or convention—aargh! Last-minute changes to meeting rooms, speakers or exhibitors occur. And then more changes come in on site. You’re starting to feel a little bit like the ancient Greek philosopher...read more

Does Your Event App Have the Right Kind of Social Sharing?

OK, I’ll admit it. I’m no spring chicken, but I’m also not a Luddite. Quite the opposite, as is likely the case with your event attendees. I’m a very active Twitter user. I’ve dipped my toes in the waters of Google+, and I’m a regular on LinkedIn. I use Facebook for personal matters only, but I get...read more

Mobile App Metrics Are Way Better than Fifth Grade Math

“Oh, I can’t wait to spend hours pouring over the data and analytics from our event mobile app,” said no one ever. Let’s face it, for many event planners, post-event mobile app data is a no man’s (or woman’s) land, the place where downloads and click-throughs go to die. Yet, the data that comes from...read more

Conference Speaker Agreements and Quid Pro Quo

Speaker Agreements. We're seeing more and more conference planners using them, regardless of whether speakers are compensated or not. These agreements are a good idea, as they set expectations, clarify timelines/deliverables and set the stage for smoother and more fruitful attendee experiences. Keep...read more

The Top 25 Q&A for Mobile: The New Oxygen for Events

Last week, we held a webinar with MeetingsFocus to discuss how mobile technology can breathe new life into your meetings, conferences and other business-related events. Because we weren't able to get to each question in time, we wanted to let everyone know the top 25 questions we received, and...read more

Simple Steps to Determine if Your Event Should Have a Mobile App

Has your organization been toying with the idea of adding a mobile event app to your marketing and communication mix? Consider the following four questions when deciding if a mobile app is right for your event.Is your audience mobile savvy?I cannot tell you how many times over the past year I’ve...read more

Top 4 Tips on Catching the Mobile Wave

Did you catch our webinar with Association News? Last Tuesday, Kevin Long and Lisa Stott discussed the mobile trends you should be paying attention to, and how to use mobile event apps to better position your organizations for success. Here are the top 4 tips on catching the mobile wave. 1. Teach...read more
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