5 Ways to Power Up Your Planning Strategy with Pokémon Go

Since the launch of Pokémon Go, traveling mobs of people attached to their smartphones is not uncommon. But what is it about the Pokémon Go phenomenon that’s causing people to walk aimlessly around their neighborhood to catch imaginary creatures? Meeting and event planners take note. Here are five ways event professionals can power up their


Beyond the Hashtag: Social Media and the Event Experience

Social media is one of those marketing strategies that you know is important, but all you really need is an event hashtag, right? Wrong! It’s time to go beyond the hashtag and utilize social media to take your event to the next level. Emily Vera, Social Media Manager at Cvent, and Emma Bica from PeopleNet


3 Reasons Your Incentive Trip Needs a Mobile App

Incentive trips are all about connection. Recognizing achievement. Motivating a team. Building memories and relationships that last for years. A mobile app can help you achieve all of those goals on your next incentive trip and more. We’ve worked with a handful of our most experienced CrowdCompass customers who are also incentive trip planners to


New CrowdCompass Feature: Speaker Detail Pages

At every event, there are certain sessions that always stand out, “wow” the attendees, receive a standing ovation, show up repeatedly in post-event surveys, and have the potential to change or disrupt an industry. What makes those particular sessions stand out, year after year? The speakers. Speakers are the secret ingredient to your event’s success. The new update to the


Maui Jim: Create Meaningful Connections through Experiences

Have you ever been given a gift that’s been wrapped in its plastic shopping bag with the tag still on it? We aim to give gifts that make others feel good, appreciated, and valued. But regardless of what’s inside, sometimes the careless delivery devalues the impact and meaning behind the gift. When talking about corporate


Power of Insights

Access to Instant Insight Drives Better Attendee Experiences

According to the IBM Global Chief Marketer Officer Study, almost two-thirds of CMOs believe ROI will be the primary measure of their effectiveness. Discover insights that will increase your events’ ROI and effectiveness year-over-year. You have the power to utilize data about attendee engagement, traffic, and feedback to catapult the success of your events. Check


New CrowdCompass Feature: CrowdPlanner App Push Notification Management

If you’ve ever used push notifications onsite, you know how valuable they can be. Immediate, customizable alerts sent straight to your attendees’ phones? Yes, please. But what about when you’re juggling a million other onsite tasks, someone asks you to reschedule a push notification, and your laptop is all the way across a giant convention


New CrowdCompass Feature: Activity Feed Launch Icon

The Activity Feed is like the heartbeat of the app – it’s where your attendees go to find out what’s happening, what their peers are thinking, and share their experience of the event. It offers attendees three streams of content – an inclusive look at all event activity, a personalized feed based on the attendee’s


How to Use FOMO to Increase Event Attendance

It’s Sunday morning and you’re checking your News Feed on Facebook. What you think will just be a quick peek into your friends’ social lives, you’re suddenly inundated with pictures and video streams from parties and events you didn’t attend. You immediately feel a dip in your mood. If you’ve never heard of FOMO, I’m