With large amounts of event data and extensive event programmes, the accurate import and organisation of these into your app is of great importance. Feedback from scientific and medical conferences tells us that this data process can prove to be challenging and is at times even a source of frustration. Therefore, we zoomed-in on this challenge and offer some solutions.
From our UX Designer Annette Voesenek
Your app structure and the organisation of your event data in your app can make the difference between a great and mediocre user experience. Therefore, the definition of your conference app’s structure is an important factor in its successful employment. Our UX designer Annette Voesenek gives 5 tips for a high-quality app experience.
Google just announced a recent update to their Developer Policy, including changes in their child endangerment, violence, financial, and spam policies. According to Google, the changes are meant to ‘make Google Play a positive experience for both developers and consumers.’, which we as app developers couldn’t agree more with. Especially the spam policy update caught our attention, as it names new guidelines for apps that contain repetitive content. Here’s the new policy.
It’s finally here – The Conference Compass Web App! After months of hard work, our developers now present you with our latest feature and a new way for attendees to experience your event app: Anytime, on any device!
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A recent study by Event Manager Blog¹ asked more than 2,200 event professionals for their biggest challenge in 2018. The answer remains the same as in the past years: The majority of respondents named budget as their single biggest hurdle in 2018! Luckily, association and event apps offer a variety of features that prove to be real money makers! Our project manager Neta Geva highlights app features that will make – and save – you money.
The efficient allocation of event budget is a constant challenge for event organisers: Even though event budgets are expected to remain steady or even rise in the coming 12 months, more than 60% of event professionals name budgeting as their biggest challenge in 2018.¹ While the implementation of an event app is a must-have these days, the choice for the right app can make the all the difference! Why see your event app as an ad-hoc expense when it could be a long term revenue generator? Our CEO Jelmer van Ast shares 3 ways in which event apps will generate event budget.
A mobile event app offers obvious advantages for both you as an organiser as well as for your attendees. Yet, it is not easy to convince all of them of the benefits. Generating downloads can pose a challenge, even with an audience of mobile-savvy participants. So what to do? We share our 5 best tips to help you to ace your Event App Adoption. Continue Reading ->
A successful promotion of your event app results in higher adoption rates, happier attendees and a better ROI. However, if you want to effectively market your app, you have to be organized. Start by introducing and pushing your app’s advantages during your pre-promotion and registration process, and keep the benefit-driven communication going during and even after your event. Not only will you achieve a high adoption rate, but you’ll create an active and engaged audience of attendees and potential members. To make the promotion process as easy and fool-proof as possible, we want to share the App Marketing Checklist of our Marketing Kit with you.
Have you ever thought about using your mobile event app as a membership product? Many associations struggle to communicate with their members throughout the year or to attract more professionals to membership rolls. Yet, the solution could be right in the palm of your (members) hands! Jelmer van Ast, founder and CEO of Conference Compass, gives you 3 easy strategies on how to employ your event app more strategically to attract new members and increase the value of your association’s membership altogether!
Through our CMS, we want to give our clients the freedom to design their app with the most freedom. However, with a growing number of devices, this meant that clients had to upload an ever growing number of images in different sizes or see their images distorted on some devices. We have dedicated our time to this problem and came up with a new, effort- and time-saving picture upload in the CMS!