Are you purchasing a mobile app for a medical or scientific conference? Between numerous available event app options, it can be a challenge to identify which features should be prioritised. What is most important when it comes to events that are characterised by a vast amount of information, sessions, and attendees? Over the past years, Event Manager Blog analysed 98 healthcare events with mobile apps to isolate the most popular features. After all, knowing what the majority of event organisers have chosen in the past years can give you an indication of what features you might want to consider for your own event app. We have a closer look at the top 10 features to explain their benefits.
Messages are the perfect way to keep your attendees in the know about your organisation. You can use them to announce event updates or to share your latest news. But how can you post urgent information like time changes or deadlines without running a risk to clutter the app’s newsfeed? The solution: expiration dates. Our latest feature within the message scheduler allows you to keep the right focus by showing messages only while they are relevant. Here is how:
Our team is looking forward to exhibiting at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) for the second year. In 2019, the conference will take place from the 10th to 13th of August in Columbus, Ohio. Meet our app experts and learn more about the Society App: A unique app solution that allows associations to translate their whole annual calendar of conferences, meetings and events into one white-label multi-event app. Continue Reading ->
One of the most asked questions to our Customer Success Managers is: “How can I ensure that my event app will be a success?” Making an event app successful doesn’t only mean offering the right functionalities and features, it is also closely connected to your app promotion. Just providing a great app doesn’t necessarily mean that all your attendees will use it. But what happens if the app promotion becomes another point on your already packed to-do list? Conference Compass wants to make this easy for you with our all-new App Promotion Kit.
Conference Compass is looking forward to catching up with old friends and making new connections during IMEX Frankfurt, the worldwide exhibition for meetings, events and incentive travel. In 2019, the international trade show takes place from 21 – 23 May. Our app experts Sjoerd, Nuria, Younes, and Dominika will be pleased to meet you at stand D777 and show you how our apps can help your organisation to reach its goals.
If your business is operating in Europe or working with European clients, you have likely been affected by the General Data Protection Regulation. Event planners, associations and PCO’s are no exception: The GDPR forced them to rethink their use of personal data and how they can optimise their procedures to ensure security and privacy. This includes their mobile apps, as these contain sensitive information like speaker profiles or contact information. Seeing this challenge, we released a new feature that will help you to stay in control – User roles. Now, it will be easier than ever to give the right people access to your app and it’s data.
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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 ->
Did you know that every time an attendee creates a personal profile, asks the speaker a question via your app or votes during a presentation, Eureka is involved? The Eureka platform is the driving motor behind the social and interactive features of our apps and empowers speakers, attendees and event organisers. Since we recently re-designed Eureka, some things might look or feel a little different, so we invite both Conference Compass veterans and newbies to have a look at our intro:
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.