How to Select the Right Event Management Technology

Today’s meetings and events are quickly evolving. Why the change? Event technology has played a huge role. Technology gives us all the information we need to make more informed...

New CrowdCompass Feature: Live Q&A Update

You’ve probably been to a conference session where the Q&A went overtime. Hands were up all over the room while the microphone attendant ran back and forth between the audience members. Or how about the opposite? The Q&A portion where there isn’t a single hand raised. Even if people are dying to ask their question,


New CrowdCompass Feature: Activity Feed Commenting

Giving your attendees a discussion forum is an effective way to foster connection, engagement, and networking. The ability to have that discussion within your event’s mobile app ensures that more attendees will participate in the discussion, more often. With our in-app Activity Feed’s new commenting feature, it’s easy to start that conversation digitally, go on to


CrowdCompass New Feature: Gamification

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to create an event that educates attendees and provides an environment that helps them network with industry leaders and peers. You must inspire them to do great things. Oh, and you must keep them entertained, but not in a distracting way. No, you must do it


5 Ways to Power Up Your Planning Strategy with Pokémon Go

Since the launch of Pokémon Go, traveling mobs of people attached to their smartphones is not uncommon. But what is it about the Pokémon Go phenomenon that’s causing people to walk aimlessly around their neighborhood to catch imaginary creatures? Meeting and event planners take note. Here are five ways event professionals can power up their


CrowdCompass New Feature: Icons for Schedule

Delightful event experiences are all in the details. But details take time and focus and that’s not always something event planners have a lot of. On the CrowdCompass technical team, our goal is to make it easier for event planners to incorporate those delightful details into your event. One way we’ve identified is to help


Cvent CONNECT: Planner Welcome and Product Roadmap

After an exciting CONNECT Day on Tuesday, we officially kicked off our Event Professionals conference by welcoming Chuck Ghoorah, Co-Founder & President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing, to the stage. He greeted the crowd before bringing Cvent’s Product Management team up to announce their plans for the future of the Cvent solution. The need to


The Future of Meetings, Events & Technology

The attendee experience has changed dramatically and will continue to evolve – are your events ready?  Attendees are beginning to expect an elevated experience, such as eliminated registration lines, highly personalized content, enriched speaker/audience interaction, superior networking, etc.  Brian Ludwig, VP of Sales at Cvent, and Roger Lewis of AllianceTech took the stage at Cvent


3 Reasons Your Incentive Trip Needs a Mobile App

Incentive trips are all about connection. Recognizing achievement. Motivating a team. Building memories and relationships that last for years. A mobile app can help you achieve all of those goals on your next incentive trip and more. We’ve worked with a handful of our most experienced CrowdCompass customers who are also incentive trip planners to


New CrowdCompass Feature: Speaker Detail Pages

At every event, there are certain sessions that always stand out, “wow” the attendees, receive a standing ovation, show up repeatedly in post-event surveys, and have the potential to change or disrupt an industry. What makes those particular sessions stand out, year after year? The speakers. Speakers are the secret ingredient to your event’s success. The new update to the