An individual's motivation for attending an event or conference can be anything from gaining insight to meeting new people. If a goal of your event is to facilitate networking between attendees there's lots of things you can do as an event organizer to help.
The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo (#GartnerSym) is happening this week in Orlando, FL. The event aims to encourage CIOs and senior IT executives to re-imagine, rethink and reconsider what IT means and how it can be applied to the needs and goals of the enterprise. As consumer tech continues to develop into beautifu[…]
We could write a blog post talking about how much the Global Financial Crisis has screwed with marketing and sponsorship budgets, but we think you're already well-aware of that fact. Instead, let's talk about how you can leverage data, analytics and event tech to secure sponsorship opportunities by helping th[…]
Leveraging social media during your event is a hot topic in the industry. We know to create hashtags and Facebook event pages, but how can we go beyond that to create truly unique content for attendees? Here's a fresh look at leveraging Google, Facebook and Twitter for your next event. Plus, a bonus network t[…]
The Game Developers Conference Online kicks off today in Austin, TX. The conference offers a platform for programmers, designers, producers, writers and others involved in the development of interactive games, to exchange ideas, and ultimately shape the future of a thriving industry.
We go to conferences for lots of reasons: to learn, to network, to meet the love of our life (okay, maybe not all of us)… No matter what our reasons might be, as we wander through expo halls and conference rooms we bury our faces in our smartphones avidly tweeting, instagramming and whatever the social app du[…]
While Apple has been very successful in ensuring a quality user experience by manually reviewing every app submitted to the store, the time lag between app submission and app approval can make things very stressful for event organizers. You never know when the app will get approved -- it's up to the whim of t[…]