Technology

4 Places To Find Event Education

Event education is one of the most important things we can pursue as event planners. Being in a very flexible industry, things are always changing and we need to do everything we can to stay on top of the trends. But how do you get access to education? The path in our industry is very winding; it's...read more

3 New Gadgets You'll Love For Your Events

As a techy event planner, I'm always looking for new gadgets that will help in my event planning or make events a little more fun. I'm always on the scout, so here are 3 new gadgets I've recently found that I love!  Karma GoThis is great for event planners on the go who are looking for Wi-Fi...read more

Cvent Connect Chronicles: Tech Innovation @cventconnect

Conferences and tradeshows are some of the best places to keep abreast of technology trends and discover emerging technology. Attendees can pick up ideas not only from exhibitors but also from examples used by keynote speakers and in breakout sessions. Since Sunday, attendees from hotels, resorts,...read more

What You Need to Know About Periscope and Meerkat

Have you heard about the new tech craze sweeping events? It's all about live streaming from the user perspective and apps like Periscope and Meerkat are leading the way. Live streaming is nothing new, but it has been cost-prohibitive and logistically heavy for the average event producer. Apps like...read more

Mobile Smarts: 6 Ways to Save Wherever You Roam

If you're fortunate enough to live in a country that is a member of the European Union, then, due to legislation that comes into effect on December 15, 2015, you'll pay the same rates whether you make mobile phone calls or send text messages in your home country or throughout the European Union. In...read more

HOW TO: Use Social Media to Plan and Promote an Event

Social media has taken over the world and completely changed the way we communicate. While we used to call up a friend to catch up, now we passively watch their Facebook account to stay in the loop. And if we think that these changes haven't invaded the events industry, we're kidding ourselves. So...read more

What's Hot: 3D Projection Mapping for Corporate Events (Video Blog)

When event planners want to wow guests (particularly a crowd that's seen it all), 3D projection mapping is well worth exploring. Also known as "spatial augmented reality" and "video mapping," 3D projection mapping merges animation, motion graphics, and special effects with projection technology. One...read more

The Pillars of Customer Service for Corporate Events

So often we talk about the content and format of events, but I haven't seen much talk about customer service at events. At the end of the day, our attendees are the most vital component of our events, and it's important that we take the time to listen to their concerns, provide them with info and...read more

Spice Up Your Summer BBQ With Tech

Summer barbecue time is fast approaching and, with the nicer weather here in New York, the grills are finally being put to use and the party invites are going out for summer bashes across the city. You've thrown your summer barbecue a thousand times, but today I'm going to help you add that extra...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
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