At the end of the day, events are all about people. Great food, fabulous entertainment, gorgeous location – none of it really matters without good company. Problem is, everyone’s definition of “good company” is different, and event planners have little insight into who wants to be where. Named one of 2014’s event trends, Social Seating […]
We just stumbled across this, found it inspirational, and we think it deserves some attention: One of the event industry buzzwords in 2014 was definitely “sustainable events”, and we saw a lot of great blog articles and innovative guides on how the we can better plan to cut down waste and protect the environment. But […]
A few months ago, Decibel published a post on Audience Response Systems, but spectacularly failed to profile Vistacom, a worldwide leader in audience response for nearing two decades. Scott Casey, owner of Vistacom, is an audience response guru and author of his own ARS software, VPOLL. We sat down to chat about Scott’s experience in […]
In mid-December 2014, Eventbase Technology introduced the world’s first XING EVENTS wearable smartwatch ticket at the LeWeb conference.
Is the traditional I-talk-you-listen lecture dying? Probably not – we’ve been silently listening to speeches for a few thousand years or so – but these days, technology is filling up our toolkit with interesting ways to pass the mic. Maybe this is the result of shortening attention spans and an inability to shut out mouths […]
It’s not an uncommon complaint in the event management industry that you never get everything you want out of your event registration software – it seems like you’re always heavily compromising somewhere. But there’s an up-and-coming event registration system looking to change that by taking an innovative, research-driven approach to the technology. We sat down […]
So what is RFID, exactly? I could tell you that “RFID” stands for “Radio-Frequency Identification”, but that doesn’t clear things up much. Basically, RFID is the technology that makes your touch-and-go credit cards work. RFID sends out a little data signal that can be read at a short distance by RFID readers. Do you have […]
Event registration is one of the most important processes in event set-up. Do it poorly, and at best, you’ll have a ton of complaints. At worst, you’ll see a significant drop in attendance as frustrated would-be guests decide they don’t have time to bash their heads against your sign-up form. So what are the best […]
We just finished the build on a great new project for an upcoming tour. This is a mobile hotspot that is purpose built for events, trade shows, and conferences.