Why engagement won’t be enough in 2019

Time and time again, keynote speakers are holding their sessions about one central objective: engagement. Event audiences in the past were merely passive spectators, but today, with sophisticated technology available at our fingertips, we need to engage attendees. Apps, slide sharing software and passive engagement technologies are the isntruments PCOs have at their disposal to boost engagement. The client’s expectations is to have some guidance as to which technologies to pack into their event in order to maximise the number of interactions. 


Two steps to better Q&A

They say that “silence is golden,” but try telling that to the pitied Q&A facilitator, left begging a silent room for more questions.

“Any other questions …?” “No? …” “Nothing at all then …?” “Um, ok, well … early break then.”

How to monetize your event app in 2019

Event apps aren’t a new technology – in fact, they’ve become a staple at most events. Another thing that isn’t new to the space is the idea of monetizing your app by selling ad space to sponsors and exhibitors. We have all read the articles around 10 ways to monetize your event apps. Yet, most methods are tired and overused. It is time to modernize the way that we generate sponsorship revenue in our app to be more impactful and compelling for our sponsors, and more valuable for our attendees.

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

Learning and experiencing two different things at the same time... Can you do it?

The day before IBTM World 2018, we organised a training on technology for meetings and events composed of 7 sessions and lead by 5 speakers.
At the start, the room was completely empty...  You can see the look in the eyes of the participants. They are all a bit worried. Did we forget to order furniture? Is the hotel staff on strike? Did we not pay our bill?


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