The Top 30 Event Planning Apps to Drive Success

To be efficient in today’s hospitality industry, it’s crucial to be up-to-date on the technology that can shave valuable minutes or hours off of your to-do list. Luckily, there are so many event planning apps out there that can save you time, and we’ve rounded them all up here today–divided into use cases. The best…

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When it comes to event surveys, there’s a thought process we’re sure you’ve heard before: Paper surveys take time, resources and collection methods are often inefficient at best. Online form providers are vast, and can save your team valuable time and money. So, if this is the case, why are so many event planners sticking…

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Create the best event agenda design

The dramatic growth of second screen technology and hybrid meetings has permeated nearly every meeting and event, and should be top of mind for all future programming. Without implementing a secure live stream for your next event, you’ll miss out on countless sets of eyes connecting with your meeting at hand. The live streaming event…

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Types of events

Trade shows are a huge portion of the events industry: In 2012, there are more than 284,000 conventions, conferences, and tradeshows in the U.S., according to a study by the Convention Industry Council. Those events attracted more than 87 million attendees! Managing these trade shows is a beast of a task. The good news, though,…

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Event check-in is an immediate and integral part of any event. Without optimizing the check-in process, you’ll lose time while attendees wait in line. Want to speed up the registration process? Pick one of these check-in apps or registration software options for the good of your events. Here’s our list of seven event check-in apps…

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With the growth of personal connectivity reaching new heights seemingly by the hour, it’s impossible to create a compelling event experience with0ut offering a rock-solid wifi connection.  In Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs the essential human needs are mapped out in pyramid form. The most crucial of needs are found at the bottom of this pyramid, while…

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Types of events

In the age of Instagram, most avid users of the app would kill for a way to save their beloved, filtered pictures. Event planners aren’t so different! To really keep the essence of an event alive and well, hospitality professionals are turning to a number of hashtag photo booth printers to make better use of…

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Knowing event technology trends—and adopting the most valuable ones—gives planners and venues the competitive advantage. Studies show that using event technology can increase attendance by 20 percent and increase productivity by 27 percent.  But with new event technologies emerging constantly, how do you know which ones to consider? From design through debrief, we’ve got you…

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Social Tables CSTEP Program

The growth of event technology is exponential and technology adoption will affect how planners plan events in the coming years. For those who are shaping the minds of future event professionals everywhere, what can you do to help prepare them for the technological side of event planning? A good starting point is to teach your…

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