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Achieving Mobile App Success with Apple’s New App Store Guidelines

There are promising new developments on the horizon for event organizers when it comes to mobile technology. Apple’s 2017 proposed changes to the App Store Guidelines created a brief stopgap that the industry was forced to navigate. Luckily, Apple revised these changes to make them more event app-friendly. Event organizers can now create engaging mobile


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Get Rid of Lines at Your Event

There are a lot of terrible things that can go wrong at events. In most cases, the problems can be resolved without attendees ever knowing about them. The one thing that’s definitely noticed? Lines. Otherwise known as bottlenecks. One of the most visible hiccups onsite, lines are the bane of a planner’s existence. Attendees hate


[NEW EBOOK] Event Management Technology for Dummies

Over the years, it’s become more and more apparent that the meeting and events industry is changing. Now, technology is everywhere. From mobile event apps to registration websites, venue sourcing sites to increased data and analytics, there’s no part of the event lifecycle that doesn’t use event management technology in some way. Technology is vital


ABC's of Event Planning

The ABC’s of Event Planning

Planning an event may seem overwhelming, but we’re here to tell you that, if you take a deep breath, you’ll see it may actually be as easy as ABC. Learn the ABC’s of event planning today. A. Audience When planning your event, before you can begin marketing and sending invites to potential attendees, you need


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How to Engage While You’re Onstage With a Mobile Event App

Have you ever heard of “nomophobia” before? Nomophobia is the fear of being without one’s phone. Whether or not you’ve heard the word before, you’re probably very familiar with the fear. People are emotionally connected to their phones. They feel anxious if they miss a text.  Phones are so ingrained in our lives now that


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The More You Know: Your Guide to OnArrival Resources

Life throws seemingly insurmountable challenges at us daily that test both our willpower and mental sanity. Resetting your Netflix password can become a fiery gauntlet of changing password after password because you accidentally entered the wrong birthday when you created your account. A quick trip to Target for Nutella can morph into a shopping cart filled with


Power of Personalization

Making Attendees Part of the Event

Personalization has many different definitions. When it comes to events, personalization can refer to obvious forms of personalization like using an attendees name in an email greeting or a personalized swag bag. But it’s also about giving attendees all the information they need and cutting out what they don’t. And, it’s about engagement. Creating an


Satisfy your Craving for Higher Attendee Engagement

Satisfy Your Craving for Higher Attendee Engagement

Every day, technology is changing and evolving. So are our perceptions about technology. For example, we used to believe that if we implemented new event technology attendees would use it – an “if you build it they will come” mentality. We now realize that this, unfortunately, isn’t the case. In fact, building out the app


A Beginner’s Guide to Event Technology

Technology innovations have made event planning easier by allowing for more automatic and seamless processes. But with literally hundreds of options on the market for all different aspects of an event – from pre-planning to check-in, audience engagement, and post-event evaluations – it can be daunting to figure out which technologies you really need. Check