The Novel Coronavirus Disease is spreading rapidly across the world, and the event industry is being hit strongly. In this article, we are reaching out to our customers, prospects and industry partners to share how we are prepared to go through this crisis and what you can expect from us.
It’s 2020 and we are looking forward to catching up with old friends and building new, powerful connections. At Conference Compass we have a great passion for knowledge-sharing and understanding the needs of our clients. And as we will be represented at multiple events this year, this is your chance to get to know our awesome team in person! Our experts will be happy to show you how our apps can help your organization to reach its goals.
We look at events as truly empowering gatherings allowing like-minded people to mix and mingle, form new relationships, strengthen existing ones and learn about the latest developments.
A new year has tiptoed in! We want to take a moment to wish you a great 2020 and share our vision on the future of event apps.
This year we will see a strong movement to deep personalization of user experience. And because of the desire for a truly engaging and sophisticated approach, event apps will become more functional, more personal and more effective. We believe that the winners will be those companies who strive to make the entire user experience better and commit to continuous innovation. Consequently, our 2020 vision is based on simplicity and putting the user at the center of everything we develop.
Conferences and events are all about networking, sharing knowledge, and enhancing ideas. So event apps should strive to enable attendees to discover what’s valuable and concentrate on what matters. Be enabling, rather than being a distraction. In this article, we will share five ways in which we will put the user first in our products.
For event planners, it is exciting to see an engagement peak within their mobile app during a conference. The app gathers an active community of attendees, professionals, and members and presents a unique communication channel. But what happens once the event is over? App users leave the app because they no longer see its use and the once active online community fades. The challenge is to keep the engagement up and activate users year-round. Most event profs fear not to have enough content or expertise to fill their mobile app throughout the year. Luckily, it doesn’t take a dedicated team or much time to uphold your mobile community. Here are 3 steps that will help you to create year-round mobile buzz with minimal effort! Continue Reading ->
Conferences and their technologies have developed in the past year and the changes affected the way we view, plan and experience conferences. While certain trends are bound to stay, some technologies will see major updates in 2019. We asked our team about their predictions and trends for the coming year, and here are their answers:
2 months ago, we introduced a new set of features that made it easier for attendees to network, meet up and stay connected throughout the year. To make these networking features even more effective, our developers connected them with another powerful tool: Push notifications. Now, your attendees will never miss a new contact, meeting or chat message again*. Here’s how it works.
It was a year we won’t forget: From new laws and changing guidelines to innovative technologies, a lot happened in 2018. As another year passed by, changes in the event industry affected the way we view, plan and experience conferences. We asked our team about some of the biggest changes and news in 2018, and here are their answers:
This month, we are bringing new updates* to one of our favourite tools: The Eureka Ask feature. We like this tool so much because if gives the audience the opportunity to take part in a presentation and to raise their questions, but in a way that keeps you in control. To make the experience for the attendees and you as the organiser even better, we now let app users know whenever there are new questions, so they don’t have to leave the Ask screen. Furthermore, all question- and like-updates are now happening in real time, so you won’t miss anything.
Q&A sessions are part of most scientific and medical conferences these days, and widely popular amongst attendees. And that for a good reason: They give them the rare opportunity to ask questions directly to an expert and interact with the presentation content.
Yet, blindly choosing one attendee out of a big crowd has its pitfalls. While you as the organizer and the presenter can spend weeks preparing for a presentation, the Q&A session is largely out of your control. Questions can be random and or regarding subjects that are not interesting for a majority of the audience. This is why an “Ask” feature in your event app can make a big difference. Here, attendees can submit questions from their seats via a mobile app and send them to the podium. A moderator will then see the submitted questions and can choose which ones are answered by the presenter. Not only will this put you back in control, it will also allow attendees that don’t like to speak in front of an audience to ask their questions.
We assisted many clients in the planning and execution of app-powered Q&A sessions – and have learned a lot from them. Our Head of Customer Success Management Clara shares 3 questions that you should ask yourself when using the Ask feature of your mobile app.
With many in-app opportunities that offer exposure, interaction and insights to your sponsors, it is crucial to know which features offer which benefits to them. By doing so, you can include the right options in your sponsor packages and generate additional revenue for your event. Our head of project management Clara Lluch shares 5 essential tips for an efficient in-app sponsor promotion.