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....

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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


Resources

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


Mobile Event App Benchmark Report: How do you measure up? Strategies from our top performers

Brooke Gracey Talks About The New Mobile Event App Benchmarking Report

CrowdCompass recently released a brand new, never before done, benchmark report on mobile event apps. The report compiles data from 2,000+ events held in 2017 that used a CrowdCompass mobile event app. This report highlights key industry averages and statistics. In addition, the collected information provides actionable ways you can improve your metrics. “This report


Satisfy Your Craving for a Successful Mobile Event App

Satisfy Your Craving For a Successful Mobile Event App

You want to go mobile, great! But choosing a mobile event app provider can be tricky. There are so many options out there it can be overwhelming. Are you new to the field and not sure what to look for in a mobile event app? Or maybe you’re unhappy with your current app provider and looking


Mobile event app marketing

The Business of Events: Marketing Your Mobile Event App

If you want to successfully market your mobile event app, you have to be organized. Follow these three steps to stay on track. Prepare Creating a plan ahead of time will help lead to better mobile event app adoption.  Design website banners that read “Download This App Now.” Write app teaser emails and social media tweets. Write


Satisfy Your Craving for Fun with Gamification

Satisfy Your Craving for Fun with Gamification

Whether it’s a classic like Monopoly or a newer game like Cards Against Humanity, we all love getting together with friends for game night. What is it about this experience that makes us love it so much? Is it the fun conversation the games spark, or maybe it’s the friendly competition? Whatever the reason, games