5 event tech items that won’t blow your budget

Over the time, event technology has raised attendees' expectations and fulfilling those is every event organiser's most important priority. But if you are planning an event with a tight budget, delivering a rich attendee experience can become challenging. Continue reading to find out about five hot tech items that will not only impress your event attendees, but also won't blow your event budget.

 

1.) Interactive displays

Avoid the hassle of printing directional signs and reprinting them due to changes and replace them with bright and beautiful display screens. A lot of meeting hotels and other venues already offer embedded displays outside and acrosss the meeting space. You can also monetise these interactive displays with sponsorship opportunities. 

 

2.) Leverage social media at your events

Drive attendee engagement and increase event awareness with your attendees' social media posts. E.g.: SocialWall by Cvent allows you to aggregate, moderate and display content your attendees are posting to Instagram, Twitter and Flickr to increase social media engagement at your events.

 

3.) Don't forget a mobile event app

They can be customised to suit all sizes of events and event budgets. Event apps are an important link that connects event managers, attendees, sponsors and exhibitors with each other. Make sure to include live audience polling and videos to make the app for engaging for your audience. Mobile apps liek CrowdCompass make it easier for event organisers to measure the impact of their events. 

 

4.) Wi-Fi Service

Wi-Fi is a necessity to keep the show running. Most venues provide Wi-Fi connections but charge exorbitant rates for it. You an opt for portable internet hotspots to ensure seamless connectivity across the venue. 

 

5.) Charging Stations

They have become a must-have of event technology and can easily be rented. Charging stations are not just a great way to impress your attendees, but can also be turned into a great sponsorshp opportunity. Place your sponsor's banner on the charging station and give your sponsor up-close visibility.

 

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