Posts Tagged ‘event technology’

3 Efficient Technologies to Help You Create a Conference

Posted on: November 16th, 2018 by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

The number of conferences happening worldwide is on the rise, according to American Express’ 2018 Global Meetings & Events Forecast. But even with more competition than ever, most conference budgets have stayed stagnant. That means conference planners must get creative when it comes to executing great events.

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Essential Equipment for Planning an Outdoor Event

Posted on: June 20th, 2018 by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

From battling the elements to challenging technical logistics, planning an outdoor event poses a unique set of challenges for event managers. So, whether you’re hosting a charity fundraiser, sporting event, or music festival, covering all bases when it comes to your event equipment is key to giving vendors and attendees a memorable experience (for all the right reasons).

Today, the outdoor storage manufacturers at Action Storage are offering event organizers an essential guide on outdoor event equipment – making sure your event goes off without a hitch, whatever the weather.

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Event Apps in 2018: Apple Updates Rule 4.2.6 One Last Time in 2017

Posted on: December 29th, 2017 by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

Throughout 2017, Apple made changes to one of their app review guidelines, Rule 4.2.6, that directly affected event professionals, altering the way that white-label, branded event apps are developed and delivered. The rule changes weren’t directly aimed at our industry, but rather Apple updating their rules to better limit spammy copycat apps that were overpopulating the App Store.

Pathable Event Apps and Apple Rule 4.2.6

Though the continued changes with Apple Rule 4.2.6 will not affect Pathable’s ability to offer

Are Event Apps Dead? What Event Planners Need to Know

Posted on: July 26th, 2017 by Jordan Schwartz

A recent TechCrunch article and rumors from Apple’s developer conference have people in our industry asking: are event apps dead?

Short answer: no. And the longer answer: still no. Let’s dig in why…

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Event Apps Tips 2.0: What’s Next?

Posted on: July 19th, 2017 by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

What are some of the most valuable event apps tips out there? The ones that don’t just look to the baseline features, but the options that allow an event planner to customize and personalize their meeting or conference. And stop doing as much manual or redundant work.

As writer Savannah Osburn says, “Nearly every event app’s baseline features include meeting agendas, venue maps, and sponsor information, but today’s technology makes it possible for planners to track attendance, organize virtual competitions,

Events and the Future Association Landscape

Posted on: May 5th, 2017 by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

We recently had the opportunity to attend the Disruption + Innovation event, hosted by .OrgCommunity. True to brand, it was a day that created community, connections, and competencies.

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72 One-Sentence Event Planning Tips Every Event Manager Should Know

Posted on: April 18th, 2017 by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

Just as concert pianists or major league athletes continually practice, hone, and sharpen their knowledge, skills, techniques, and abilities, amazing event managers are always assessing the existing attendee experience and adjusting to make it better.

Why? Because the minute you stop desiring and pushing to improve, the event and the attendees suffer.

We’ve put together 72 one-sentence tips to help keep you in peak event manager shape. Whether you want to focus on how you are developing business continuity for

What’s Next for Pathable in Creating Great Attendee Experiences

Posted on: March 21st, 2017 by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

It’s always fun to talk with Mike McAllen at the Meetings Podcast and share what’s next for Pathable in creating great attendee experiences before, during, and after the event.

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Not Just An Event App (But One So Easy to Use That Your Grandma Could Use It)

New technology deployed at events is transforming the attendee experience. As event planners know all too well, manual changes, long lines, tough to use tech, and inefficient processes hinder