Event Technology News
Get Sponsors for Your Event App
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:34:53 +0000
Event technology offers numerous ways to generate non-dues revenue for small and large meetings. With attendees constantly referring to their event app, sponsors can take advantage with valuable brand-in-hand exposure. More information: https://www.eventmobi.com/blog/get-sponsors-event-app/
Branded Event Apps Are Changing: Are You Ready?
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:27:52 +0000
Apple just rerouted the future of branded event apps. The company that once announced “You have a niche need? There’s an app for that” has—now revised their Apple App Store guidelines. Apple has effectively pivoted to “You have a niche need? Depending on certain guidelines and regulations there may be an app for that.” For […]
Event Tech Live Replay: How Virtual Reality is going to redefine the festival experience
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:15:29 +0000
Introducing the session on the Main Stage at Event Tech Live, Chair Daniel Walsh stressed how quickly VR has captured consumers’ imagination, highlighting brands using the technology for on site activations and US festival Coachella sharing its weekend with those without tickets/with a headset. More information: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/news/event-technology-news/event-tech-live-replay-virtual-reality-going-redefine-festival-experience/
Gallowglass App links clients and crews
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:14:09 +0000
Gallowglass Crewing has released Phase 2 of the client app it launched in March, designed to enhance efficiency and improve communication between clients and crews. Already featuring crew contact numbers as well as timings, meeting places and information on upcoming events, the app now shows profile photographs of all individuals assigned to a given job. […]
How RFID is making ‘waves’ at events today
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:11:43 +0000
A discrete form of wearable technology, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is commonly used for tracking and access control, without imposing on a guest’s event experience. RFID functions through the use of radio waves that create communication between an RFID-enabled tag and a reader. These tags are placed in badges, wristbands, apparel, and other wearable technology […]
The Event Apps of 2018
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:09:54 +0000
Apps are a fundamental part of our day to day lives. From checking the weather to booking hotels, doing your food shopping to updating social media, the little icons are ubiquitous with 21st century living. Those same icons have also become an integral part of an event organiser’s arsenal, allowing them to quickly update conference […]
REVL, the TripAdvisor of event review apps
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:08:17 +0000
What Instagram has done for photos, TripAdvisor for venue reviews and YouTube for videos, REVL is aiming to do for events, and they’re well on their way. Since REVL’s launch in January, the open aggregation system has become the UK’s largest events app, with over 46,000 venues and 227,000 events across the country. Brand partners vary hugely, and include […]
QuickMobile. One event app to do more than you can imagine
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:06:53 +0000
In event apps, QuickMobile is undeniably a major player—the company introduced the first attendee-management event app in 2008. Today, QuickMobile creates custom-branded, single- and multi-event apps for event professionals across the field. With a flexible, easy-to-learn app-builder platform, a 24/7 support team, and an array of features including live analytics, audience polling, networking tools, and […]
The Society App by Conference Compass
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:05:41 +0000
Professionals are no longer settling for an event experience that is limited to a few event days. They long for an integration with their professional goals throughout the year. Apple recently ratified this move away from the ad-hoc nature of events and event apps, with an update of the App Store Review Guidelines. Now demanding […]
Facebook Announces Oculus Venues. Events are the Future of Virtual Reality #IMEX17
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 15:53:22 +0000
As we anticipated in our trends report last year, the future of Virtual Reality is events. Facebook confirmed that today with the launch of Oculus Venues, a new app to enjoy concerts, movies and events via VR. While presenting trends around the world over the last year as part of the Event Innovation Lab, I mentioned […]