Technology for events changes and develops every year and in 2019 every planner will use a range of platforms to help them refine their attendees’ event experience. It can be a lot to manage before the event, let alone on the day! So, how does your event tech work onsite and what support should you expect from your provider?
Do you know what your attendees are really expecting from an event app? There is a degree of difference between what event planners think their attendees want from an event app and what the attendees really expect.
Matchmaking is essential when it comes to connecting attendees at your event. An event app is the perfect tool for facilitating and achieving this. An event app will also collect data on how your attendees have interacted and engaged with each other at your event.
What do you look for in a mobile event app? What is your main reason for using one at your event? Well, 80% of event planners said that their number one reason for choosing to use an event app was to maximise attendee engagement.
This week Primavera festival announced that they will abandon physical ticketing in 2020. For their 20th anniversary, the Spanish festival will be the first large festival to fully embrace event technology by going completely paperless.
One of the key hurdles event planners face when implementing event technology is adoption. You can build the most engaging and striking event app, but if nobody downloads it then your efforts are wasted. So, what sort of adoption rates should you aim for?
Not every event requires a complex event tech solution. Some events may just require Q&A and polling while exhibitions might only need registration kiosks and lead capture. Here’s a guide to your best even tech (and nothing more).
While most event professionals are experienced at organising general event design (such as event logo, banners and posters) ensuring the branding is replicated across every aspect of an event can prove tricky.