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Event Feedback Basics–Part 2: Strategic Feedback vs. Ad-hoc Feedback

It’s understandable why meeting and event feedback often gets neglected by marketers and event planners. After all, there’s a lot that goes into planning and executing a successful event. Most notably, you need to pick the venue, plan the sessions, coordinate speakers, book sponsors, and develop experiences that deliver memorable value. As a result, even if an event planner understands that collecting feedback


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7 Apps You Need To Download Before Your Next Event

Walk into any conference, trade show, meeting, etc. today and you’ll probably see people on their phones. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, our smart phones help us stay connected with family and friends, and have greatly enhanced the event experience for attendees. In the age of digital, event attendees are relying more and more


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Need Some Event Marketing Tips? Here are the Essentials

Live events are powerful.  And they don’t have to be budget drainers–they can actually be big money-makers for your organization. In fact, recent Forrester research shows that successful organizations allocate nearly 25% of their B2B budgets on events, noting that these in-person events are the second most effective marketing tactic. With all this money being earmarked, it makes sense for planners and marketers to


5 Things You Need to Know About Attendee Engagement

“Attendee Engagement.” It’s a term much bandied about in the meeting and event industry. Very often, it’s the catch-all benefit that event technology vendors will dangle in front of you. But what does “attendee engagement” really mean? How do you measure it? And how do you get more of it? Know what attendee engagement means



Top 5 Catering Mistakes and How to Avoid Them!

Catering is pretty simple… right? While the concept itself is basic, the actual process can get tricky. If you have ever had to deal with catering a meeting or event, you know it is not as easy as you might assume. Next time you order avoid these top mistakes. Not Adding Gratuity into Your Budget


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Onsite Event Tech: A Cure to Planning Pain

The onsite experience at meetings and events has gotten a much-needed face lift, all due to the unprecedented growth surrounding onsite technology. Event and meeting planners have always been hyper-focused on making sure their event check-in process goes smoothly, since it’s the attendee’s first experience onsite. Good first impressions go a long way. Now, they


New Study: How to Harness the Power of Live Event Data

Live event data is a goldmine of critical information left largely undiscovered by most meeting planners, event producers and marketers–which means many in the meeting and event industry are ignoring valuable insights that could vastly improve their entire event experience, and lead to more event ROI. Our new study, developed in partnership with Event Marketer,


CrowdCompass is Here to Support You – Apple Policy Change and All

As much as Apple celebrated when their millionth app became available on the app store, they are now realizing a large percentage of their store is full of duplicate and spam apps, along with many apps that haven’t been downloaded in years. Due to this, Apple is updating their policy on uniqueness to cut-down on