Technology

10 Task Management Apps You'll Want to Try

Looking to save time and be more efficient? What event planner isn't? Finding the right task management tool for your organization can be one of the most important ways of streamlining your work, but there isn't a one size-fits-all product out there. The way your organization works is unique and...read more

4 Ways to Help Your Attendees Stayed Charged

I don't know about you, but the thought of going anyplace without my phone gives me the shakes. More than that, I stress about the battery life of my phone. How many hours can I get out of it? Where are all of the available charging stations? I'm someone who takes advantage of e-tickets for planes...read more

3 Tips for Successfully Integrating Multiple Event Tech Products at Your Next Event

For those event planners who have started to really embrace technology, we find that there are too many products we are using. There's our mobile app company and the registration company. We have a badging vendor and an online networking vendor. Our heads are spinning because we are managing 10...read more

What Event Planners Can Learn from the World Cup

Whether you call it soccer or futbol, whether you’ve grown up with the game or recently became a new fan, whether you’ve been following every match or only know it’s on because you’ve heard coworkers shouting and cheering (silently of course) from their desks, this year’s World Cup is hard to...read more

There’s an App for That: Springs Beer Fest, Colorado Springs

Craft beers are Colorado’s claim to fame, and for good reason. The water is pure, the craft beer movement started there in 1979, and regulations are friendly to small brewers. Which is why more than 45 brewers of craft beers will be pouring unlimited samples of their artisanal suds for those who...read more

Conference Content Marketing: A Few Basic Tips for Measuring Your Success

Content marketing is best done with long term goals in mind.  It is a process whereby a potential attendee gets to know, like and trust  your brand enough over time that when the registration window opens, he or she is eager to pay the price. But outside of those precious registrations, how do you...read more

Help Your Event Go Viral - Create a SHARE Page

When your event date and venue have been set, it's time to start spreading the word. You set up your registration page, share it with some friends and hope the ticket sales start rolling in. But there is one thing you could be doing to help make sure that your event is super-shareable. Create a...read more

Anatomy of a Conference Invitation Video

Have you noticed the surge in videos promoting conferences? Conference hosts and speakers are creating brief and intriguing video invitations, with a sneak peek at all the exciting things in store for attendees. A well-crafted video can go a long way in tipping decisions to attend, especially when...read more

5 Easy Steps to Encourage Meeting Attendees to Use New Apps

If an association's or company's demographics fit a tech savvy profile, there it likely isn't too hard to encourage meeting attendees to use new apps. What if attendees aren't yet comfortable using apps? I have worked with companies that run the gamut from a high level of comfort to nervousness to...read more

Conference Content Marketing: Tips for Planting & Growing Your Social Media Garden

Implementing a content marketing strategy that rewards you with an abundant harvest of online traffic, referrals and leads is not unlike growing a thriving vegetable garden. The time you take to plan, prepare and cultivate will largely determine your results. Too often, however, event marketers jump...read more
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