Event Technology Drives Engagement

As events continue to grow in popularity, they’re earning a larger slice of marketing budgets. Forrester Research reports that roughly 25 percent of the average B2B marketing budget goes...

Enhance Your Next Event

How AR and VR Can Enhance Your Next Event

Augmented reality and virtual reality are two of the biggest buzzwords in the technology industry right now, and for good reason. The technology, although not brand new, is developing rapidly and has huge potential to impact nearly every industry. From the fun implementation of AR in the popular Pokémon Go game to the critical role


How iBeacons Can Improve Your Event

Meetings tech expert Corbin Ball recently described iBeacons as having a major impact on events. But, why? (And what are iBeacons again?) iBeacons are another way for you to use mobile technology to engage your smartphone-attached attendees. This is especially important as global smartphone ownership continues to increase. How do Beacons work? Beacons are small


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A Classic Reimagined – Cvent Event Management

“You don’t change a classic” – that’s what they say. Because there are some things that are perfect just the way they are. While this may be true of The Beatles, leather jackets or champagne, there are some things that can be good and still be made better. You should not change a classic, but


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5 Event Tech Items That Won’t Blow Your Budget

Event technology has been evolving ever since it entered the business. Over the time, it has also raised attendees’ expectations and fulfilling attendee expectations is an event organiser’s most important priority. But if you’re planning an event on a shoestring budget, delivering a rich attendee experience can be a bit challenging. To make things easier


(Fund) Raising the Bar: The Value of Event Tech for Non-Profits

Limited budgets, fluctuating staff sizes, lack of time — if you’re a professional working for a non-profit organisation, you’re likely faced with a myriad of challenges, most of which are centred around reaching fundraising goals year after year. A tried-and-tested way meeting and event organisers in the non-profit world employ to reach these goals is


Why Small Means Big

Small doesn’t always mean easy. Take events, for example. A small event does not necessarily translate to a simple event. No matter what the size, event organisers have to work round-the-clock to ensure all elements of their events are executed smoothly. They work hard to achieve even the simplest of outcomes. Which is why, for


Ways Event Tech Can Improve the Onsite Experience

7 Ways Event Tech Can Improve the Onsite Experience

Event and meeting organisers are hyper-focussed on making sure their event check-in process goes smoothly, since it’s the delegate’s first experience onsite. More and more often, planners are turning to technology to automate aspects of their events — freeing up their time to focus on creating an impactful experience. Imagine your worst nightmare, come event


Tips for Evaluating Mobile Event App Providers

7 Tips For Evaluating Mobile Event App Providers

Mobile event apps are changing the way we experience live events. People are using smartphones and tablets day and night, at work and at home – and you can be sure they’re expecting to be able to use them at your event. But, as a planner, how do you choose the right mobile event app?


BUY OR BUILD EVENT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Buy or Build Event Management Software

Once event managers realise how important event management software is at each stage of the event, the next biggest question arises: whether to build their own event management system or to purchase one. This is certainly a crucial decision to make and can become a game changer in any event manager’s life. Take a look