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.
In the last decade, event apps have evolved into a versatile tool for planners and attendees that is now indispensable. They make event visits more productive, raise the ROI for all stakeholders, and provide valuable data that give event planners essential insights. But while the event app market is at its peak, the world of event technology is changing. Innovative technologies and booming acquisitions open up new possibilities for event planners. But what role will such a crucial and attendee facing tool as event apps play in this changing world? We’ll take a closer look at promising new platforms, how they compare to traditional approaches and predict what the 2020s might hold.
The Conference Compass Team is excited to exhibit at Event Tech Live in London for the first time. The 2019 edition will be held from the 6th to 7th of November and is expected to attract more than 2.000 attendees and 150 exhibitors. Meet our app experts and learn more about the Society App: The best-in-class event app for conferences and associations. Here is what you don’t want to miss if you are an event professional looking for mobile apps at the #ETL19.
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 ->