Hanson Wade – A Content and Networking Focused In-Person Event 

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Hanson Wade have partnered with CrowdComms since pre-pandemic days and have made good use of our event apps, virtual event platform, and hybrid streaming expertise, as well as regularly bringing in our badging kiosks to enable a smooth registration process for delegates.

“CrowdComms bring such a calm energy. There is always someone there to provide reassurance.”

About Hanson Wade

Hanson Wade are a global events company who pride themselves on servicing sectors where quality of information is of paramount importance. Their conferences deliver content targeted towards high-growth fields from pioneering life science to technology-augmented construction, to radical change in HR. They specialise in creating bespoke events to allow their partners to fully customise their event experience.  

Hanson Wade have partnered with CrowdComms since pre-pandemic days and have made good use of our event apps, virtual event platform, and hybrid streaming expertise, as well as regularly bringing in our badging kiosks to enable a smooth registration process for delegates.   

The Event

Advancing Prefabrication is North America’s premier thought leadership conference dedicated to prefabrication and manufacturing approaches across the architecture, engineering and construction supply chain. This four-day event is in its 6th year and one that has grown in reach and renown. In April 2022, 1,000 attendees arrived at the Phoenix Convention Center in Arizona ready to engage with fellow delegates, access seven tracks of specialised educational content, participate in hands-on workshops and experience a selection of office facility tours.  

Advancing Prefabrication Powered by the CrowdComms Event Platform

The event’s primary aim is to bring people together from their industry. By combining networking opportunities with relevant, high-quality content, attendees not only are updated with the latest developments in their field but can also collaborate and make meaningful connections.   

Utilising an Event App to Promote Sustainability

 

Hanson Wade saw the importance of using the CrowdComms event app as a way to have a fully flexible event agenda and to update attendees with up-to-the-minute changes. The evolution from an eight-page printed booklet to a single event app containing all the essential information was in response to a desire to become more environmentally conscious.  

“We needed to give 1000+ attendees real-time updates and have the flexibility to make changes. The app gives us this functionality while being a great eco-friendly solution.”  

Not only does the CrowdComms app deliver in terms of helping organisers meet their sustainability goals, but also provides a platform for easy and enjoyable networking opportunities. With networking being such a high priority for the event, the app included our revamped meeting booking feature so attendees could book in-person meetings with specific people in specific locations at times that suited their event schedules. By having a range of networking options as part of the event app, attendees could choose how they wished to connect with other delegates and follow up on any missed opportunities post-event.

Customisable Badging

“We love the kiosks!   

A customisable badge with full-colour printing is tough to find in the market.”  

While the event app guided people through the agenda and brought people together to network, a fleet of CrowdComms’ super-fast registration kiosks were stationed at the entrance to welcome attendees to the event. With their contactless technology and smart, futuristic appeal, not to mention their ability to be branded for your event, they provide a professional first impression and usually get the conversations flowing!

Accompanied by our support staff, registration is a positive process and not only sets the event off with the right tone but allows delegates to talk to CrowdComms’ staff about the badging process, the event app or to be introduced to an event host.

The CrowdComms’ Difference

It was fantastic to hear how much the CrowdComms’ personal approach to service was appreciated, especially when compared to previous experiences with other suppliers. Our quick response times to queries and the ‘above and beyond’ ethos we pride ourselves on were also highly valued. There is nothing we love more than collaborating fully with our clients and building out the event they have in their minds.   

“The level of service was amazing.”    

Thank you to Hanson Wade for providing us with their feedback for this case study. Please check out their website if you’d like to learn more about their services.   

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