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5 Google Glass Apps for Meetings and Events

Check out these apps designed to make Google’s wearable computer more useful at events.

Event Intelligence Posted May 20, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

How to Effectively Use N.F.C. Technology at Events

From lead retrieval to social media activation, check out these examples of how events around the world are using near field communication.

Event Intelligence Posted May 15, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

Was My Event App Worth It?

Check out these tips from planners and providers on how to evaluate the effectiveness of an event app.

Event Intelligence Posted May 13, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

How McDonald's Used Technology to Engage Attendees

The fast-food giant used an interactive website, push messaging, and attendee tracking to improve the experience for both attendees and non-attendees

Event Intelligence Posted May 8, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

Tech Support: 3 New Apps to Keep You Organized

Check out the latest software to help planners manage events and meetings.

The Scout Posted May 5, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

7 Ways to Use N.F.C. at Your Event

From digital ticketing to cashless payments, planners are turning to N.F.C. for a variety of applications at their events.

Event Intelligence Posted April 15, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Checklist: 12 Things to Consider When Creating Your Event App

Create a user-friendly, information-rich app for your next meeting or conference by asking the right questions up front.

Event Intelligence Posted March 20, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

17 Ways to Use Google Glass at Events

Event professionals currently testing Google’s wearable device suggest ways to incorporate it into events and meetings.

Event Intelligence Posted March 6, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

New App Turns Smartphones Into Microphones

See how a new app connects audience members’ smartphones to an event's or meeting’s sound system.

News Posted March 4, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

South Beach Wine & Food Festival Preview: How N.F.C. Bands Serve as Digital Mementos

Electronic wristbands are being used to create an ongoing connection among attendees, event sponsors, and participants, as well as to provide real-time feedback.

Event Intelligence Posted February 18, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

Best of 2013: 9 Tech Tools You Should Know About

Check out our picks for some of the most useful apps and online systems that can be used for your next event.

News Posted December 12, 2013, 7:45 AM EST

9 Smart Tips From Savvy Event Pros

The event and meeting industry gathered in Long Beach to share ideas and fete the debut of the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center's upgrades and Pacific Ballroom debut.

Event Intelligence Posted November 21, 2013, 4:40 PM EST

4 New Time-Saving Tech Tools

Check out these apps and online systems to help you save time when planning your next event.

Event Intelligence Posted November 19, 2013, 7:00 AM EST

Are Drones the Newest Option for Event Photography?

These remote-controlled devices aren't just for espionage—or play. See how they can capture a unique view of your event.

The Scout Posted November 5, 2013, 7:45 AM EST

4 New Apps to Help Brands and Planners Engage with Attendees

Check out some of the newest solutions to facilitate communication, networking, lead retrieval, and social sharing at your next event.

Event Intelligence Posted October 31, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

See How Aquafina's Beverage Launch Targeted Teens

For its first event directed at consumers between the ages of 14 and 19, Aquafina used R.F.I.D. wristbands linked to social media channels and a performance by Austin Mahone to engage and interact with guests.

Event Report Posted October 23, 2013, 7:58 AM EDT

IMEX America 2013: What the Meeting Industry Is Talking About Right Now

From politics and industry advocacy to corporate social responsibility and sustainability, several themes echoed through the convention at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.

News Posted October 17, 2013, 3:47 PM EDT

Comic Con Producer Responds to Twitter "Hijacking" Complaints

R.F.I.D. technology enabled an "overzealous" social media campaign, but clamped down on counterfeit badges.

News Posted October 15, 2013, 2:41 PM EDT

3 Second-Screen Apps for Meetings and Presentations

Create a more engaging experience for your audience members by using apps that put their mobile devices to work.

Event Intelligence Posted October 15, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT

Customizable, Tech-Savvy Wristbands for Events

The Scout Posted October 11, 2013, 7:15 AM EDT

New Trade Show App Helps Track and Discover Exhibitors' Products

1Track is a photo-based app to help attendees and exhibitors connect on crowded trade show floors.

Event Intelligence Posted October 3, 2013, 7:15 AM EDT

Is Sound the Next Frontier in Social Media Engagement?

At London Fashion Week, Topshop used the new Chirp app to engage event attendees.

Event Intelligence Posted October 1, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

What Lies Ahead for the Meeting and Event Industry?

Rohit Talwar, the C.E.O. of Fast Future Research, identifies the biggest shifts in industry thinking and the future of meeting technology, and what planners can do to keep up with the changes.

Readers' Forum Posted September 26, 2013, 7:15 AM EDT

5 New Ways to Manage Your Event Online

Check out these options to manage registration, agenda, exhibitors, photo streams, and follow-up.

Event Intelligence Posted September 24, 2013, 7:45 AM EDT

How to Use GPS Tracking at Your Next Conference

Location-based services can be useful for both attendees and hosts. Here’s how.

Event Intelligence Posted September 17, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT

18 Tech Tools Event Pros Can't Work Without

We asked event professionals for their essential apps, devices, Web sites, and more.

Event Intelligence Posted August 19, 2013, 7:59 AM EDT

How Blippar Brings Augmented Reality to Events

Find out how this app can help you create an interactive—and really cool—experience for attendees.

The Scout Posted August 6, 2013, 7:15 AM EDT

11 Things You Don't Need at Your Next Conference

From printed agendas to cyber cafés, one-time conference staples are now obsolete. Here's what has replaced them.

Event Intelligence Posted July 29, 2013, 7:15 AM EDT

8 Apps to Get You Organized

Before scouting a venue or meeting with a caterer, check out these products that can boost your productivity by combining image-capturing and note-taking in one shareable file.

Event Intelligence Posted July 23, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT

9 Tips to Make Your Event Mobile-Friendly

Odds are your guests will arrive with at least one mobile device. Keep these tips in mind to help them make the best use of their smartphones and tablets.

Event Intelligence Posted June 13, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

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