Top 20 New Features of 2018

2018 Event Management App Features

Our app developers LOVE working in the Event Management industry because it’s constantly changing and presenting new challenges. This year was no exception and we were hard at work gathering feedback, designing and launching new app features to ensure our Event App software stayed ahead of the curve! In 2018,…

Is it Time for a Paperless Conference?

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In September the Associations Now website posted an article by Samantha Whitehorne titled “3 Questions to Ask if You’re Ready for a Paperless Conference.” Whitehorne discusses the move from paper to virtual documents and materials that is being adopted by many associations for their conferences. This trend is not unique…

NEW! Results@Hand Online Event Registration

We’re excited to introduce our new Results@Hand event registration tool for event planners and organizers! We designed this cutting-edge software to integrate directly into our entire suite of Event Management apps and provide a seamless experience for administrators and (especially!) attendees. No more importing cumbersome CSV files or asking your…

Back to School 24×7

As Fall kicks off the school year for many students, it seems perfect timing to discuss education.  For many organizations, education is a year-round endeavor with more and more educational initiatives going online.   To learn more about online education trends, opportunities, popular technologies, & much more, check out our Online…

6 Tips for Increasing Leads at Conferences

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Conferences are prime locations for exhibitors to gain leads and increase business. Although driving traffic to an exhibit is part of the equation, simply getting bodies to attend is not the pinnacle of a successful conference experience for an exhibitor. Vendors often use tactics such as drawings for giveaways, competitions,…

Too Many “Apps For That”

“There’s an app for that.” This advertising slogan introduced by Apple has become a part of our vernacular; in 2010 Apple even trademarked the phrase so that competitors wouldn’t be able to use it for their own purposes. As overused as this expression has become, there is truth in its…

Promoting Member Volunteerism within Associations

Over 62 million people volunteer their time over the course of a single year in the United States alone (data from Bureau of Labor and Statistics). Many of these are volunteers at non-profit charitable organizations or fundraisers, churches, schools, etc. This type of service usually revolves around giving back to…

Technology Resolutions for 2018

On the way into work today, I heard a sad stat, “80% of New Year’s resolutions will fail by the second week of February!”  That is rather dismal, but perhaps the resolutions were too lofty or ill-conceived or simply never a real commitment from the beginning.  Whatever the case, we…

Technology and Learning: Associations headed in right direction

Our guest post today comes from Kristen Parker with Event Garde.  You can read her original post on the Event Garde Blog. Organizations of all sizes from multiple industries are using technology for learning. That’s according to Tagoras’ just-released Association Learning + Technology 2017 report. Tagoras conducted the survey in May and found…

Innovation in Event & Program Design

During October’s ISAE Trend Camp, Keynote Michael Miserendino, President of GravityDrive, and the “TED talk” presentation team focused on innovation in member and user experience when designing events and educational programs. For those of you who missed the Trend Camp last week in Carmel, we have captured a few key…