Just in time for Christmas, Topi has introduced two new features that give meeting planners a simple, affordable technological solution to two of their biggest pain points: managing registration and building event websites. Topi, known for an innovative event app that makes attendee/exhibitor networking smoother, now offers planners an online dashboard that lets them […]
IMEX has built a new, free resource for any and everyone in the meetings and events industry. The IMEX Online Inspiration Hub, as it’s called, is home to more than 1,600 articles, blogs and industry research reports on various topics. The Hub, curated and managed by IMEX’s social media team, is designed to provide information […]
With its eyes and ears on the global meetings marketplace from vantage points in Europe and the United States, the IMEX Group this week offered seven predictions for industry trends in 2014. The conclusions were drawn from the 2013 events in Frankfurt, Germany, and Las Vegas, as well as from speaker and expert anecdotes. Content gets […]
We don’t get a second chance to make a first impression when it comes to hybrid events. And if your virtual audience doesn’t feel welcomed, appreciated and involved, it will walk away and rarely return. Here’s how to avoid that.
SpotMe is a handheld device that features venue maps, conference agendas and attendee information, and lets users message each other, respond to surveys and polls and manage their time on-site. It also has game functionality that can be programmed for group or individual challenges.
Aptify, a developer of association management software, has a new mobile app designed to connect association members in quicker, easier ways. “Association leaders have always known that member engagement is key to success,” Aptify CEO Amith Nagarajan said in a statement. “But they haven’t always known how to foster this engagement without a tremendous commitment […]