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When Is Crowdfunding an Effective Event Tool?

Learn how planners are raising cash—and minimizing risk—by seeking up-front funding for their events.

Event Intelligence Posted April 2, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

The Breakout App of SXSW and What It Means for Events

Find out why the new live-streaming app Meerkat has become the breakout technology of the Austin festival.

News Posted March 19, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

8 Tips for Using Drones at Events

Keep these pointers in mind before using this new option for aerial photography.

Event Intelligence Posted February 24, 2015, 7:00 AM EST

How To Use a Conference App for Long-Term Engagement

Find out how Marriott employees are using their conference app for ongoing networking.

Event Intelligence Posted March 26, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT

Why SXSW Is Using iBeacons for Hyper-Local Networking

Organizers say a massive installation of Bluetooth low-energy beacons combined with tagged attendee profiles will help people make meaningful connections.

News Posted March 12, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT

Why Crowdshaping Can Give Guests the Event They Want

Find out how data is being used in real time to improve the attendee experience at events.

Event Intelligence Posted January 29, 2015, 7:15 AM EST

2015 Preview: 9 Event Tech Predictions

From expanded use of sensors to virtual reality and wearable technology, here are the technology trends you should know about it for the year ahead.

News Posted December 23, 2014, 7:45 AM EST

Networking App Helps Set Up "Dates" at Events

Find out how E-180 transforms events into peer learning hubs.

Event Intelligence Posted January 22, 2015, 7:00 AM EST

Does Your Event Need an Anonymous Messaging App?

The app Secret creates a communication backchannel for event communities.

Event Intelligence Posted January 20, 2015, 7:30 AM EST

Best of 2014: 11 Useful Tech Tools Event Pros Should Know About

Check out some of the coolest apps, online systems, and tech gadgets we heard about this year.

News Posted December 16, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

How to Use Microsoft’s New Audience Engagement System

Bing Pulse 2.0 allows planners to gather real-time feedback at events.

News Posted December 11, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

What to Know Before Hosting a Virtual Trade Show

Successful online trade shows offer the content, networking, and product information of a traditional expo with the added convenience of access from any device, anywhere in the world.

Event Intelligence Posted November 25, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

Ideas From Events

How Brands Are Using Oculus Rift's 4-D

Find out how Merrell used virtual reality to take Sundance Film Festival guests on an immersive 4-D nature hike.

Event Report Posted February 5, 2015, 7:45 AM EST

C.E.S. 2015: 5 Top Tech Trends the Event Industry Has Already Adopted

Although self-driving cars have yet to replace valets at big gatherings, drones, robots, virtual reality, 3-D printing, and wearable technology have appeared in various forms at events for years.

Event Report Posted January 14, 2015, 7:00 AM EST

See Johnnie Walker's R.F.I.D. Tasting Tables

The whiskey brand used technology to provide an uninterrupted social sharing experience.

Event Report Posted November 11, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

6 Events Using R.F.I.D. Technology to Improve the Guest Experience

From access control to attendee tracking, find out how planners are incorporating wireless technology into events.

Event Intelligence Posted September 4, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Guests Experience Life of a Model Through Oculus Rift at London Fashion Event

Canon used the virtual reality headsets to immerse guests in the hectic life of a model.

Event Report Posted October 9, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

See a Robot Draw Guests' Heartbeats

Event Snapshot Posted September 4, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

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