Virtual Meeting Guide: Tips on Going Remote

Many of us attend meetings every day, sometimes, a lot more than we would like. Meetings are often blocked out into our schedules a week in advance or are...

8 Ways to Use Venue Sourcing Technology to Plan for the Unexpected

Event planners are no strangers to planning for the unexpected. Crises happen when you least expect them. Budgets change. Venues close. Natural disasters, political unrest, health scares, or any unimaginable act can happen anywhere in the world, causing panic and event cancellations or postponements. Event planners need to be prepared and able to act fast, understand their venue


18 Ways to Engage Attendees at Virtual Meetings and Events

Unlike in-person meetings and events, virtual events provide attendees with more opportunities to “zone out” as attendees are already on the computer and distraction is only a click away. When attention comes at a premium, how do you keep attendees engaged during virtual meetings and events? With the help of event management technology and a little creativity,


Risk Management for Event Planning: What to Do When a Crisis Strikes

The meeting and event industry is no stranger to crisis. Natural disasters, political unrest, health scares, or an unimaginable act can happen at any time, anywhere in the world. Planners must be prepared to pivot and act quickly. You’ve likely dealt with one-off event disruptions for years, and hopefully have a crisis management plan in


Virtual Event

Virtual Events in 2020: The Ultimate Guide

The value of face-to-face interaction will never go away, but there are times when going virtual is a necessary part of your event program. But how do you turn a multi-day conference, filled with networking opportunities, educational sessions, and the attendee insights they generate, into a virtual one? And once you do, how do you


Event Gaming Success

3 Principles for Event Gaming Success

As an event manager, it is often challenging to deliver an amazing onsite experience. And while there may be mobile apps to engage attendees with live Q&A and polling, Event Gamification has become one of the hottest topics in the events industry. I assume by now you have formed an opinion about it. But before


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 their 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 one of our webinars, our in-house mobile experts teamed up with


Top 5 Myths of Mobile Event Apps Debunked

Mobile event apps are becoming fundamental to the success of any corporate event. With an event app, planners can improve the experience for attendees, solicit feedback seamlessly, capture many never-before-seen data points and increase event ROI. To summarise, mobile event applications help planners and organisers deliver successful events that are more relevant, more social and more


Planners, Stress Management is Equally Important!

There are two things that all event planners must know how to manage: events and stress levels. Event management is a demanding job that takes a physical and mental toll on the planners, who have to constantly work under high pressure to meet tight deadlines. No wonder a career as an event professional has been