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2017 Event Tech Trends – Where Are They Now? (Live Streaming)

Welcome back to our series of event tech trends to watch in 2017. As a reminder, here’s a peek at all of the top trends we were keeping a close eye on for 2017: Virtual Sourcing: virtually find the perfect event venue, from the comfort of your desk Google Cardboard: transport attendees anywhere in the world


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Build Excitement Before Your Event Starts with a Mobile Event App

A mobile event app is a great tool to add to your event toolkit and it isn’t just for when attendees are onsite. Apps have many pre-event features that can help to build hype and increase attendee engagement. How does one do this, you ask? It’s actually pretty easy! Read on to discover how you can


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Why Following Your Attendee’s Digital Breadcrumbs is a Good Idea

Your Attendees Leave a Trail Everywhere They Go – Don’t Let It Go To Waste Pretend that your attendees are Hansel and Gretel. Just like the brother and sister duo, your attendees drop breadcrumbs throughout the event life cycle that give valuable insight into their attendee journey. Once upon a time, this trail was invisible



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2017 Event Tech Trends – Where Are They Now? (Live Q&A and Polling)

Welcome back! So far, we have covered four of the seven predicted trends (Catch up or re-visit them here). As a reminder, here was our list of the 7 Must-See Event Tech Trends for 2017: Virtual Sourcing: virtually find the perfect event venue, from the comfort of your desk Google Cardboard: transport attendees anywhere in the


2017 Event Tech Trends Predictions – Where Are They Now? (Beacons)

Hi again! So far, we have covered the first 3 predicted trends –catch up or re-visit them here and here. We’re going to pick up where we left off and talk about the next trend, beacons. Beacons have been around for awhile, but that doesn’t mean they’re any less cool! But have they reached their


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This Thanksgiving, Give Thanks for Less Stress

It’s already November. Personally, I can’t believe it. Despite that, I am eagerly looking forward to the holidays, first of which is Thanksgiving! As great as Thanksgiving is, it can also be pretty stressful- from traveling to cooking to family, there is a lot going on. At CrowdCompass by Cvent, our job is about making



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2017 Event Tech Trends: Where Are They Now? (AR/VR)

Back in 2016, we released our predicted tech trends for 2017. We were super excited about those trends back then, and it is amazing how much has already happened. We’re now looking into tech trends for 2018, and that made us think – as much as we need to be constantly looking forward, we should