Virtual events can quickly get boring for attendees, so keep them engaged by using images and video clips or asking questions throughout your presentation.
Guests can now test out VR content using Vive Zone, which offers gaming, entertainment and interactions.
As virtual attendance at meetings popularizes, virtual-event technology will become more advanced.
Tourism Santa Fe recently teamed up with Google to capture 360-degree views of some of Santa Fe’s most renowned and beautiful places.
Meeting attendees can fight human trafficking by uploading hotel room photos to a new app called TraffickCam which helps investigators gather information.
If you're not using social media to enhance your events by now, you've likely fallen way behind your colleagues in the "internet of things."
Most attendees and exhibitors will expect some type of Internet access throughout your event, and if it’s a tech event, they’ll expect to be able to connect multiple devices.
Some resorts or convention bureaus are starting to use drones to give meeting planners and their clients virtual site inspections from a remote location.
If you’re having a no-show problem, make sure to analyze the results from past events to see who is not showing up.
Can you tell who's real and who is a holograph?
The organization asked attendees to beta test the system and provide feedback on their event experience using smiley, neutral and frowny faces
The wearable technology will tap the user on the shoulder when to turn left or right, and then when they’ve arrived.
This latest software update, however, promises nearly 11,500 more apps that will be ideal for the Apple Watch’s small screen.
During an event, corporate event planners should only use push messaging to send out important information such as schedule or location changes.
“Airbnb’s mission is to help people feel like they can belong anywhere—whether in town for a convention or for a leisure trip, Airbnb will help people live like a local.”
“This is the first time any company has leveraged Uber riders' most frequented destinations to provide local recommendations."
It can be difficult for speakers to focus on their presentations and also monitor what is being said in the Twitter channel.
PCMA is building Convening Leaders as a test lab where planners can experience experimental meeting design.
According to DoubleDutch, 85% of meeting planners will be using event apps this year.
Meetings and events that increase attendee engagement will dominate the coming year, according to the 2015 Event Industry Trends report.
From the evolution of Airbnb to the latest in language translation, these trends will influence both corporate and association meetings in the coming year.
Convention organizers are focusing as much on the context surrounding event content as the content itself.
New tools add real-time value and streamline the planning process.
Cruise lines are increasing WiFi access, improving audiovisual options and even developing their own apps and onboard intranets for indivduals and groups.
"The site helps show other streets of interest to attendees who are trying to live like a local and get out of the context of downtown."
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