Event Technology

An example of a casual but tech-friendly seminar space at CEMA 2018

Seminar Planning: How Event Technology Created Incredible Spaces at CEMA 2018

Held over three exciting days in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, CORT Events assisted in inspiring, designing, and executing the Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA) annual conference, CEMA Summit 2018. The conference, held by an industry organization filled with more than 800 active senior-level event marketers and industry professionals, presented an opportunity to the CORT Events team.…

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A man utilizing conference software as he speaks to the audience of a business meeting

Top Conference Software Picks for Each Piece of Successful Meetings

This year, the Events Industry Council released their much-awaited study on the economic significance of the meeting and conference industry. Inside was a stat that many meeting planners are already feeling: While the number of meetings increased 5.4% since 2009, a pickup in attendance per meeting lifted the total number of participants by 22.7%. While…

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Social Tables Pocket Planner event app

What You Need to Know About Event Apps in 2018 & Beyond

Alongside several other 2018 event trends that are shaping the industry, the mobile event app will continue to have much influence over events throughout this year and beyond. Developments in app capabilities as well as new guidelines introduced by Apple have both propelled event app providers to evolve and innovate at a faster-than-expected pace. Luckily,…

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audience participation

5 Ways Software Can Boost Audience Participation at Events

Interacting with your audience is the best way to make sure the point of your presentation really gets across. Research shows that an audience that is engaged remembers more, comprehends better, and has more positive associations with the presentation. You can boost audience participation by using some of the great software below. Why great speaking…

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The 10 Best Email Tracker Tools for Event Planners

The 10 Best Email Tracker Tools for Event Planners

For event planners, email is the undisputed marketing king. Especially when it comes to the most effective (and economical) marketing medium to drive attendance, even in an age dominated by social media. To get the most out of email, planners need an email tracker tool to track the effectiveness of your campaigns and helps in…

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What is a Chatbot and Why Should Event Planners Care?

What is a Chatbot and Why Should Event Planners Care?

Many of you are probably wondering ‘what is a chatbot?’ In short, it is a little popup window with a prompt when someone visits your site to chat with an agent, salesperson, or contact. Chatbots can be programmed to appear for certain users, at certain times, or on certain pages of a site – such…

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How to Ease Client Communication with Real-Time Collaboration

How to Ease Client Communication with Real-Time Collaboration

Sharing event diagrams during event planning makes communicating with partners, colleagues, and clients a breeze. Use real-time collaboration for client communication puts an end to email chains about small changes, as well as to ensure you provide clients with a professional experience. Here’s how to use collaboration for client communications.  Collaboration for client communication puts…

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The 7 Best Event Planning Tools On The Market

The 7 Best Event Planning Tools On The Market

It goes without saying that you need to be organized in order to be a successful event planner. All the logistics, client interaction, and physical setup can get quite hectic, and things don’t always go as planned. Make your job a tad easier by using event planning tools. Here are seven event planning tools that…

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The Top 30 Event Planning Apps to Drive Success

30 Event Planning Apps That Will Actually Save You Time

It’s event apps abound on the App Store and on Google Play. To be profitable in today’s hospitality industry, it’s crucial to be up-to-date on the technology that’s available to us. There are many apps available now that can help event planners become more efficient in their day-to-day tasks. Here’s a list of our top 30…

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