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.
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 ->
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.
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 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.
In 2017, people spent nearly 3 hours per day on their mobile phones. And 85% of the time spent on phones was spent in apps, not in the browser! It is therefore no longer enough to offer your members a mobile responsive website. Native apps are the future and a must-have for every association. Jelmer van Ast shares 5 mobile strategies to attract new members and increase the value of your association’s membership!
Knowledge events tend to have an extensive programme. Scouting for beneficial tracks, keeping an overview over session times or organising notes can be challenging and time-consuming. Attendees want your programme schedule to be tailored to their needs. Luckily, event apps offer practical solutions. With a My Programme feature, delegates select their preferred sessions and speakers. The app presents a personalised programme that synchronises with all logged-in devices. Furthermore, delegates are able to take notes about the sessions or certain speakers. The programme, as well as the notes, can be shared with colleagues via email, message or social media.
With a constantly innovating world of knowledge events, associations are facing new challenges every day. How can organisations reach professionals and convince them to attend their events? Our CEO Jelmer van Ast zooms in on 3 current trends and provides some tips to address them successfully.