Category Archives: Gadgets

Efficient Virtual Collaboration

The meetings industry continues to adopt new technologies and use online virtual spaces to reach out and engage new attendees, most recently with the Professional Convention and Management Association’s live broadcast of its “Convening Leaders” conference. New collaborative tools for everyday conferencing are shifting the way teams communicate in the workplace.

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Digital Tools to Collect Post-Event Media

Getting digital feedback from event attendees provides a great way to evaluate success by seeing what people are sharing and talking about online. There are plenty of digital media services that let attendees share photos and important notes from an event. These 6 digital tools will keep attendees engaged even after events have concluded. Read the…

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Top 5 Strange Luxury Travel Trends

Take a light-hearted look at some of the stranger-than-fiction luxury trends that will shape travel this year. If you haven’t heard of selfie-drones, underwater tourism or competitive travel you are in for a treat. Preview gadgets, accessories and activities making the rounds in luxury travel and bringing us a laugh at the same time.

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13 Ways Tech Can Make Travel More Enjoyable

En route to your next travel destination? Make the most out of your travels with these 13 apps that can enrich airport layovers, take your dining excursions to the next level and help you catch up on articles offline. Choose from streaming music services to locating the perfect local activity for your meeting group. And…

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5 Apps to Keep Your Privacy Intact

There has never been a more important time to safeguard your online data and privacy. In the age of data leaks, it’s not a terrible idea to protect your phone with apps that provide encrypted communication and theft protection. Below are some of the best apps out there both for iOS and Android keeping your…

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Techystalk Top Talkers for 2014

The folks at techsytalk.com took a look at the most read topics of the year and decided to publish a list of the most-talked-about articles. Among the articles are one about an event planner’s emergency kit, ibeacon for events, and the top five tech gadgets for any event planner. Read the source article at techsytalk

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Best Event Apps of 2014

From taking branding out of the box, creating new ways for attendees to interact with sponsors to increasing education within the organization, the folks over at DoubleDutch put together a list of the most innovative event apps of 2014. Take a look at groundbreaking mobile strategies and real-time data platforms changing the events industry. Read…

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Take a Holiday From Electronics

In today’s world,  unplugging for a holiday break is actually necessary. Kate Davis of Fast Company suggests you set yourself up for success by establishing parameters early. “Tell everyone that for this amount of time, you will not be answering emails or work-related phone calls. Set a time frame and stick to it.”

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