Category Archives: Apps

How Trustworthy are Online Reviews When Planning?

The punchline “Everyone’s a critic,” has taken on a new meaning in the age of digital reviews. Everything is reviewed. And when planning a meeting or event, these tools become particularly important. For instance, would you really book a hotel with three stars on TripAdvisor? Or, reserve a restaurant with complaints of food poising on…

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8 Essential Audiobooks for Your Next Trip

Long journeys are inevitable when you are an event professional. That travel time doesn’t have to go to waste though! Here we unpack the audiobooks you need for your next trip. Whether you want to learn about a new cuisine, escape into a hotel-based novel or gain some business knowledge, these must-listens have you covered….

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New App Plays Cupid at Conventions

Feeling bummed you’re going solo to all the holiday parties this month? Still looking for someone to kiss under the mistletoe? A new dating app on the scene is designed specifically for conventions! Introducing you to Convexion.

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Apple Maps Adds 8 Airports to iOS 11

Apple has expanded its Maps app to include terminal maps of eight more U.S. airports, after introducing maps at two airports earlier this year. The new maps are part of the latest update to iOS 11, the operating system for iPhones and Apple’s other mobile devices. Ars Technica reports that the airports that have been…

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5 Best Apps for Finding Your Perfect Meeting Match

We all know the importance of location—being in the right place at the right time with the right people. But did you know there are apps that facilitate finding those places and coordinating with those people? Here are five ways to make getting from here to there just a little easier. Meetways This mapping platform…

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Instagram Stories Celebrate One Year

Instagram Stories Celebrate One Year

Instagram Stories may only be celebrating its first year in existence, but the effect it has on the app—especially for businesses and brands—is significant. Stories is a feature of Instagram that allows users to create a photo, or a series of photos, that only lasts for 24 hours, after which it will be lost to…

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10 Apps to Become More Mindful and Stress-Free

10 Apps to Become More Mindful and Stress-Free

Forcing yourself to relax in an industry that’s always busy and fast-moving like event and meeting planning? No way—except you absolutely can with five minutes, meditation apps and your smartphone. Some apps even have specialty modes that deal with airports and travel stress that are perfect for business travelers. These meditation apps are like a…

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5 Vital Security Questions to Ask Your Event App Vendor

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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6 Free Apps to Easily Enhance your Social Media Feeds

When you’re on the go, it can be difficult to keep up an eye-catching social media feed. Want to quickly produce compelling infographics and post photos that look like they were shot by a professional? Bring out your inner artist and create captivating social media posts with these easy-to-use apps. 1.  Snapseed Available On: iPhone,…

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