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5 Vital Security Questions to Ask Your Event App Vendor

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Event app data security is vital because you have to protect your own information and the personal information of your attendees. Be sure your event app vendor meets the most stringent security requirements of your IT department. Ask questions. Follow this handy checklist provided by event technology company Gather Digital, a specialist in event app…

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Thanks to This Tool, Presentations Just Got Very Interesting

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FXP Touch offers a new way to deliver them Raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced a boring presentation. Are you raising it? If not, that’s surprising. For years, companies and speakers have struggled to find innovative ways to refashion the standard presentation model. Unfortunately, this task is increasingly difficult because people’s attention spans shrink…

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Creating Onsite Video Content

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The medium extends the message: Use strategic planning when selecting digital content capture and distribution tactics For decades, most people in the meetings and events industry have contended that the face-to-face environment—as opposed to remote conferencing—delivers the most robust experience to participants. Even so, in-person events are ripe for capturing valuable content through video, which…

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Airbnb Business Users Top 250,000

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More than 250,000 companies—in more than 239 countries and territories – have signed up to use Airbnb for work, the San Francisco-based website says. The number of business trips it booked last year tripled, says the home-stay travel company, although exact figures were not revealed. Currently, the company says, nearly 10 percent of all trips…

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Best Practices of Leveraging Video Content Online

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Know your audience. That’s the most important element of posting online videos from live business meetings and corporate events. Ultimately, there is no technology that can replace being at the event. The key for planners is to know what videos people actually watch and find useful. Most of the cool technology that exists today helps…

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Hyatt Offers TV Streaming Service with Staycast App

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Guests who stay at participating Hyatt hotels will soon be able to access their favorite television shows, movies and personal content on TVs through a secure mobile app. Hyatt is partnering with Sonifi Solutions to deliver video-streaming service to guests at 14 participating hotels, the companies announced. Hyatt selected Sonifi’s Staycast technology to integrate with…

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A Tech Revolution for Meeting Planners?

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Editor’s note: This is a sneak peek from the upcoming May issue. You can expect the entire issue online next month. New technology always aims to improve experiences and add convenience. This is certainly the case with EventForte, a pioneer in the event planning and hospitality industries. Max Landaw, director of strategic partnerships at EventForte,…

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7 Trendsetting Travel Apps

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It can be difficult to decide which apps are worth downloading. There are simply too many available options and more are being released each month. These seven new travel apps stand out because they cater to a modern audience. With their focus on current trends such as the sharing economy, customization and convenience, these seven…

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