Technology

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

HOW TO: Innovate

Innovation is a word I've heard so many times, I've threatened to remove it from the dictionary. But here's the thing - our industry really needs to evolve. We've made some big strides in the past few years, but I still think our industry needs to embrace INNOVATION in a big way. So how can you...read more

5 Tips For Printing Less

Once upon a time going green was a noble undertaking. Today, attendees do not expect events they attend to be environmentally friendly, they demand it. Luckily for the event organizer, going green is easier than ever. Today’s technology makes it easy to cut back on paper and printing, a big source...read more

3 Simple Spring Ideas for Your Next Event

Here in New York, spring has finally sprung. After a long winter, it seems the days are warmer, the birds are chirping just a little louder, and the inspiration is running high. I've been spending a lot of time on Pinterest and other social networks and found a few, spring-ready ideas for your next...read more

Keep Abreast of Tech Trends with Technology Events in London

With the explosion in event technology, savvy event and meeting planners realize the importance of keeping abreast of emerging technological trends and tools. Fortunately, for event industry professionals based in London or heading to London for a visit, there are a number of technical festivals and...read more

Create the Stadium Effect At Your Next Event

Yesterday was the official opening day for the MLB and I was so excited to spend my time at the Yankees game here in New York. It was a beautiful spring day and though the Yankees lost, it was a great day to be out and experiencing baseball season yet again. To top off a great day, I also went to a...read more
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