7 Ways the Apple Watch will Impact Meetings and Events

The hottest and what I believe is most fashionable wearable hit the market last week after months of speculation and anticipation. Aside from being aesthetically pleasing, the Apple Watch...

8 Spring Themes for Corporate Events

It’s official. After much anticipation, spring is officially here. It’s time to think out of the garden box and tie some spring flair into your corporate events. Here are some themes guaranteed to put your attendees in the mood for spring: Cherry Blossom Sakura Matsuri, the Cherry Blossom Festival, is celebrated every year in Japan.


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3 Big Benefits of Using Apps For Small Meetings

You may not think about how small meetings can use an app, but there is something to be said about the impact of apps in this area. Small meetings typically have 20 – 100 attendees, and companies that host dozens of small meetings a year can see great value in mobile app adoption. Photo source:


5 Simple Steps to Managing an Event App

As a consultant and Technology Services Manager for dozens of clients, I have managed multiple activations of mobile apps for events. In the process, I developed a pretty foolproof system for successful implementation and adoption of the app while meeting organizational goals. If you are considering a mobile app for your event, or feel like


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Event Horror Stories: Your Turn

If you missed any of our event horror stories, you can click the links below to view them. Event Horror Story 1 – Uninvited Guests Event Horror Story 2 – The Quest for the Acceptable Venue Event Horror Story 3 – Mobile Madness Event Horror Story 4 – Night of the Zombie Attendees We know


Event Horror Stories: Night of the Zombie Attendees

Did this episode sound familiar? Read below, and see how you can avoid a similarly gruesome fate at your events! Human beings are social creatures. They yearn for engagement—in fact, they need it. Live events are a great way to keep people engaged, but sometimes they aren’t enough to hold everyone’s rapt attention. If attendee


Event Horror Stories: The Quest for the Acceptable Venue

Did this episode sound familiar? Read below, and see how you can avoid a similarly gruesome fate at your events! The hunt for a venue can be a long and exhausting process. As an event planner, you have to come to the table ready to battle and prepared to make sacrifices in the name of


Event Horror Stories: Uninvited Guests

Did this episode sound familiar? Read below, and see how you can avoid a similarly gruesome fate at your events! The more unregistered guests, the larger the headache. Inaccurate attendee numbers can be caused by a lot of variables, starting with people forgetting to register or deciding to bring a spouse after they’ve registered as


3 Ways CrowdCompass Has Prepared for iOS 8 and iPhone 6

Every year, you can count on Apple to make a major announcement about the new, exciting products it’s releasing. The big reveal is typically in September, but CrowdCompass had been preparing for the launch of Apple’s new operating system and hardware since June. While developers of individual apps must also stay current to support new


Mobile Elements All Exhibitors Can Use

The right mobile strategy can be great, and even exhibitors can get in on the attendee engagement. With over 6.8 billion mobile phone subscribers, it is an intuitive way to connect with your attendees. So, where should you start? Using mobile for lead retrieval Mobile is a great way to increase attendee engagement through lead