Event trends for the upcoming year always make a lot of buzz among the event planners. 2015 has been no different. While we have seen some reputed names in the industry, making their predictions about the technology trends that would make it big in 2015, there is one particular interview about the predictions that really caught our attention. It was from Corbin Ball, a reputed speaker, consultant and writer in the field of international technology meetings. Continue Reading ->
In today’s digital era, people have the chance to be connected with each other at all times through their smartphones and tablets. Some years ago, when this trend was starting, many wondered if this would mean the end of professional events where people come together physically, rather than digitally. We can now safely say that this has not happened. But why is it that people still prefer to go to events? Why do people still decide to make the investment in time and money to travel to events?
Event organizers always aim to provide their attendees with a seamless event experience. However it’s easier said than done! Organizers have huge amount of important raw, detailed and explicit content about the programs format that they have to manage and make ‘attendee-friendly’. The question arises why is the structure of the program of such great significance.
It’s easy to see what the value of a conference app is for your organisation and your attendees. You get a better way to interact with your attendees and they get a better way to interact with your conference. But what’s it in for your sponsors? Quite a bit.
The State of the Developer Nation is a report put together by Developer Economics, which calls itself “the leading research program on mobile developers and the app economy.” They conduct a survey of over 10,000 mobile app developers on everything from latest trends to programming languages.
In their latest report, from Q3 2014, they have found some interesting insights. Continue Reading ->
According to a recent study, 73% of event organizers rate social media as a “very important” or “somewhat
important” tool, with Facebook and Twitter being the most commonly used platforms. When combined together with email, these tools become a powerful and inexpensive communication channel for conferences. Here are some tips on how you can effectively use these tools to increase your app downloads:
We just finalized our registration for EIBTM 2013. EIBTM is the premier conference for the global meetings and events industry in Europe. The conference will take place on November 19-21 in Barcelona, Spain. Conference Compass will have a stand in the Technology Village and will be available for both scheduled and walk-up appointments. We hope to see you there!
Though we think that our apps are the perfect edition to any conference, we’re aware that our app isn’t the end all, be all for your conference needs. We don’t have camera or video functionality, for example.. We thought this was an interesting list of useful apps that can help you during your conference or event.