Firebird - World class conference management software

Firebird exhibited recently with MDI at the Future of Meetings area during the Meetings Show in London and will be teaming up with MDI again in Las Vegas this October at IMEX America (16th-18th October 2018).  If you are attending – make sure you meet with Firebird during the show or come along to their campfire on the MDI stand (Tuesday 16th October at 12.30 "The abstract submission and review process is evolving – don’t get left behind!" – Run by Dan Carroll, Director of Firebird Conference Systems)

Four steps to make your international event stand out

Everywhere you look, there is change across the events industry. Against a backdrop of technological disruption, a shift in the dynamics that define the relationships between brands, agencies and consumers is taking place. It can be overwhelming to navigate through this upheaval and to separate out what conference delegates find valuable from what is just hype.

6 Keys to Creating a Foolproof Event Strategy

Ensure your next event is successful with this event strategy

There is a myriad of factors that go into planning an event. Because of all the different variables, event planner’s jobs can be completely different from one event to the next. This makes planning an event beyond stressful – you just never know what you’re going to get from day to day. However, in working with various event profs, we’ve put together this foolproof event strategy that works for every event.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will not only affect the way that organisers are planning events, but also the event technology they use! Event apps are used at almost every event today and process a lot of personal data. It is therefore important to know everything there is to know about the GDPR and event apps before the regulation comes into full force on the 25th of May. In this video, Jelmer van Ast, CEO of Conference Compass, will inform you about the upcoming changes – so you can look with confidence into the future.

Certified Workshop: Event Cards Facilitator [in German]

Thursday, 19 April, 2018 - 14:00 to Friday, 20 April, 2018 - 17:00
Am 19. und 20. April 2018 findet erstmalig der Zertifizierungs-Workshop "Event Cards Facilitator" in Salzburg statt. In diesem Intensiv-Workshop werden Sie direkt von den EntwicklerInnen von Designing.Events trainiert, um innovative Veranstaltungen zu gestalten, VeranstalterInnen-Teams zu begleiten und KundInnen zu beraten. 

3 Features to give your attendees the learning opportunities they seek

Professionals attend conferences and to expand their knowledge and connect with like-minded people. But how can you as an event organiser provide them with accessible, relevant and engaging educational material? Event apps are gaining popularity and offer the technology and tools to maximise learning experiences. Jelmer van Ast, founder and CEO at Conference Compass presents you 3 app features that give attendees the learning opportunities they seek.


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