Category Archives: Apps

finding perfect meeting match

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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Thanks to This Tool, Presentations Just Got Very Interesting

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

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

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

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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