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Spotlight on Tech Award Winners

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EventMobi The third annual Event Technology Awards was held Nov. 9 at pop-up venue Supernova in Embankment Gardens in London. The awards recognized event technology companies pushing the boundaries of innovation around the world, and ran in congruence with partner Event Tech Live, a trade show that brings event professionals from around the world together…

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Top 7 Event Tech Stories of 2016

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2016 was a great year for innovation and advancement in meetings technology. Mobile apps for events are more powerful than ever, event management software does more than you can imagine, and new tools and gadgets for planners are entering the market each day. Here are some of the most interesting and informative event tech stories…

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Microsoft’s AI-Powered Assistant Schedules Meetings for You

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If you’re one of the many people who don’t have their own personal scheduling assistant, you know that setting up meetings can be time-consuming and tedious. Sending emails back and forth, trying to find a time that works best for each person, can take time away from more critical tasks. What can make it easier…

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Clear Solutions to Spotty Wi-Fi

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Attendees expect to post, tweet, snap and share, indoors and out Weather is no longer the biggest challenge when it comes to outdoor events: reliable Wi-Fi is. Many event planners learn this the hard way when the complaints start rolling in because of dropped signals and the inability to connect. Blame it on some basic…

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Event Technology Awards Recognize Top Innovators

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Held in London on Nov. 9, the third Event Technology Awards recognized industry leaders in event tech innovation. The awards dive deep into the world of event technology to cover a wide variety of categories, including Best Event App, Best Use of Gamification, Best Use of Technology for Engagement and Best Augmented/Virtual Reality Technology. Winner…

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U.S. Department of Transportation Bans Samsung Galaxy Note7 from Airplanes

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Amid a firestorm of reports about overheated and exploding devices, the Samsung Galaxy Note7 has been prohibited from being brought onboard all domestic-bound aircraft. As of Oct. 15, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), announced an emergency order to ban…

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Anxious Flyer? There’s an App for That

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SkyGuru provides real-time explanation and what to expect during your flight Meet Alex Gervash: an FAA and EASA licensed commercial pilot, psychologist, and now—app creator. Gervash is the director of Fearless Flying, a center dedicated to treating aerophobia, a condition which the National Institutes of Health estimates afflicts up to 40 percent of the population….

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Not Your Grandfather’s Scavenger Hunt

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What better way to break the ice than an impromptu dance party? Better yet, how about an activity that keeps participants active and communicating, and provides them with a property tour? SmartHunts has been delivering corporate team-building events since 2010 and has been running the scavenger hunt game even longer. In fact, the company has…

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