The Dawn of a New Era in Mobile

5G will have a transformational impact on society during the coming decade. Have you thought about how your event marketing and planning will be impacted? Imagine an exhibition or event environment where the associated cost of WiFi disappears. Within the next five years, attendee mobile phones will operate on networks so fast they’ll allow you


Mobile App Event Engagement

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


How to Get Attendees to Download Your Event App

It’s rare nowadays to attend an event that doesn’t have some kind of mobile app. Mobile event apps aide the attendee journey by providing content, schedules, speaker info, attendee info, maps, and more. Event apps are also a way for attendees to connect with each other through in-app messaging and networking opportunities, and better connect


3 Reasons Your Incentive Trip Needs a Mobile App

Incentive trips are all about connection. Recognising achievement. Motivating a team. Building memories and relationships that last for years. A mobile app can help you achieve all of these 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 come up


Attendee Questions

The Best Ways to Answer Attendee Questions

No matter how much information you put up on your event website, your attendees will still have some queries. Your website might even have an extensive FAQ section, but that isn’t always enough. Even in today’s digital world, your attendees aren’t afraid to pick up the phone to get their questions answered. Attendee support can


Planning Moments With and Without Phones

Smartphones, for all the good they do, are changing the way we experience life. The next time you’re at a restaurant, look around. You’re likely to spot many large groups of people sitting around tables, all silently flipping through their phones. Instead of being a way to catch up and connect, such gatherings usually dissolve


(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