It's easy to assume that an event app only has a place at external events and conferences. In reality, that couldn't be further from the truth! Whether you're running internal programs with large company-wide events, or many 20-50 person meetings throughout the year, there is a place in your tech stack for an[…]
As event planners, we spend so much time and energy on our external events. But, why don’t our internal events get the same type of attention? Meeting planners, back me up here, but who doesn’t like a well-executed meeting, regardless of size?
After countless hours of planning, all event professionals can do in the minutes before the doors open to their event is try to breathe, and stay calm. But it's hard to breathe steadily knowing that attendees are relying on your team to keep them engaged, entertained (and fed).
If event planners could see the future, they'd never have to worry about keynote addresses dragging on or expert panels running too short. They would know exactly how to time their events for maximum audience engagement.
Question-and-answer sessions following a panel or keynote are one of your attendee's best opportunities to engage with your event. But due to their unpredictable nature, Q&As are also notoriously difficult to moderate.
No event pro wants their event to be a networking flop. Worst-case scenario: You end up with a group of bored, uncomfortable professionals awkwardly standing around a half-empty venue like kids stuck at a middle-school dance. To avoid that fate, it's essential to set the stage before, during and after your ev[…]