Category Archives: Apps

Beacons Deliver Real-Time Messages at Meetings

A new interconnected tech development by Topi could change the meaning of real-time at events. The start-up that brought an easy community-building app to meetings is now moving into the Internet of Things. What does that mean? It means beacons, placed at various locations throughout your meeting space, can send relevant, real-time messages to attendees,…

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10 Free Apps Event Planners Should Download

  For Content Lovers Zite (free; iPhone/iPad, Android, Windows): News aggregator that feeds in articles based on your interests that you enter. The more articles you view, the more it learns and feeds in similar stories. It’s like Pandora for news. Flipboard (free; iPhone/iPad, Android): Create your own magazine of content by selecting which sites you want to view content from. But…

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How to Effectively Tweet a Conference

Attending a session at a conference used to be a passive activity. You’d sit, listen to the speaker and maybe take notes. Today, many attendees approach sessions as active participants, using laptops, tablets and smart phones to make their own contributions to the event. Twitter is an especially powerful tool for sharing information instantly while…

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