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10 Social Media Apps You Should Be Using in 2016 (But Probably Aren’t)

10 Social Media Apps You Should Be Using in 2016 (But Probably Aren’t) | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
The right app can make your social media life easier, so we’ve rounded up some of the best apps on the market.
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New virtual reality app launches at ITB Berlin - Exhibit City News

New virtual reality app launches at ITB Berlin - Exhibit City News | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Unless you are visiting from the comfort of your living room. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, which markets the City of Lights and operates the Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman…Read more ›
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Event Technology Awards are back for 2016

Event Technology Awards are back for 2016 | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
London, UK - The organiser of the Event Technology Awards has announced that nominations for 2016 will open on Monday 4th April. The awards are set to return for their fourth outing and will once again recognise the achievements of companies delivering digital and technological solutions to the event industry. With a number of exciting new categories added to the list for this year, companies specialising in networking technology, proximity marketing technology, event connectivity & Wi-Fi and best augmented/ virtual reality technology will also be able to join in the celebrations. 

 The nature of the award categories - and the way in which this technology is deployed - means that entries can be submitted by any industry stakeholder; including suppliers, designers, programmers, technicians, developers, venues, events, promoters, event organisers and agencies. 

 Returning to the 2016 category list is ‘The People’s Choice Award’, which will see bronze, silver and gold winners announced as the result of an open industry vote.

 The full list of categories is as follows: 
• Best New Technology Start-Up
 • Best Event App 
• Best New Technology Product 
• Best Technology Partnership – Agency / Brand / Organiser / Supplier / Technology Provider 
• Best Ticketing & Visitor Registration Technology • Best Attendee Management Technology 
• Best Event Management Solution
 • Best Venue Management Solution
 • Best use of Technology for Marketing an Event
 • Best Social Media Campaign
 • Best Technology for Building Event Attendance
 • Best Technology for Event Monetisation or Fundraising • Best Event Website / Mobile Site
 • Best Hybrid Event or Live Streaming Solution 
• Best use of Audio Visual Technology
 • Best use of Technology for Engagement & Interaction
 • Best use of Technology for Audience Participation
 • Best use of RFID or NFC 
• Best use of Projection Mapping
 • Best use of Gamification 
• Best use of Technology for Event Analytics, Data-Collection & Insight • Best Social Media Tool 
• Most innovative and tech friendly venue
 • Best use of Technology for a Brand
 • Best Festival Technology
 • Best Conference Technology
 • Best Exhibition Technology 
• The 2016 Event Technology Rising Star
 • Best Event Networking Technology (NEW) 
• Best Proximity Marketing Technology (NEW) 
• Event Connectivity & Wi-Fi (NEW) 
• Best Augmented / Virtual Reality Technology (NEW)
 • Favourite Event Technology Supplier - The People’s Choice Award

 Nominations will close on 31st May 2016, with the entries then judged by an independent panel of experts that will be announced in the coming weeks.

 Event Technology Awards co-founder Adam Parry said: “I am thrilled that the awards are returning for a fourth year, they continue to grow in stature and the number of enquiries we’ve already received for this year’s event is very pleasing. The sector is fast-paced and continually evolving so we have added new categories that reflect the specific efforts of companies and individuals in the growth sectors.” 

 Companies or individuals wishing to enter the 2016 Event Technology Awards can request an entry form by emailing awards@eventtechnologyawards.co.uk

 Full entry details are available on the Event Technology Awards website www.eventtechnologyawards.co.uk 

 Keep up to speed with the latest award news via its Twitter feed @EventTechAwards or at Facebook.com/EventTechnologyAwards

 Note to Editors:

 The Event Technology Awards were launched in 2013. The awards are attended by leading international event technology specialists, suppliers, event organisers and agencies and recognise those pushing the boundaries in innovative event technology worldwide. The 2014 awards saw a 50% growth in entries and a 25% rise in attendees. 

 Media Enquiries: For more information about this release, the Event Tech Live or the Event Technology Awards please contact: Michelle Tayton Eventive Communications Tel: 07887 527369 Email: michelle.tayton@eventivecommunications.co.uk

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Ban the Tradeshow Booth Bore

Ban the Tradeshow Booth Bore | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
A few tips to help exhibitors working the tradeshow booth engage your attendees.

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A New App for Chauffeuring V.I.P. Guests to Events

A New App for Chauffeuring V.I.P. Guests to Events | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Teleport brings speakers and other V.I.P.s to your event via Uber with the touch of a button. Teleport is a new app that streamlines the process of transporting keynote speakers, sponsors, presenters, and other V.I.P.s to an event.
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Should You Ban Cell Phones From Your Meetings?

Should You Ban Cell Phones From Your Meetings? | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Event and meeting professionals continue to debate over whether attendees should be allowed to use mobile devices. In the digital age, not only are tech devices commonly permitted in boardrooms and meeting spaces, but they’re also widely considered essential tools for doing business.
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Step Up Social Media Strategy for Event Marketing Success | Loyalty360.org

Step Up Social Media Strategy for Event Marketing Success | Loyalty360.org | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

Building momentum for your event and gaining your audience’s attention is a challenge. How do you convert passers-by into event attendees? Reach your audience where they already are on social media.

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Techno Files: Share & Share Alike | Smart Meetings

Techno Files: Share & Share Alike | Smart Meetings | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Event planners have felt the impact of sharing economy sites as a growing number of attendees have started using Airbnb and Uber.
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4 Crisis Management Tips from the AV Perspective

4 Crisis Management Tips from the AV Perspective | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
No matter how meticulously it’s planned, every event is subject to the unexpected. Here’s how your AV team can help.
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7 Aspects of Your Event’s Social Media Activity That Really Matter

7 Aspects of Your Event’s Social Media Activity That Really Matter | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Find out how to go beyond just counting "likes" and "followers" to understand the true value of an event’s social media strategy. Social media sharing has become a standard aspect of all sorts of events, from conferences and fund-raisers to trade shows and festivals.
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The Next Frontier in Digital Marketing for Trade Shows | TSNN Trade Show News

The Next Frontier in Digital Marketing for Trade Shows | TSNN Trade Show News | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
By Elizabeth Johnson Conventional marketing wisdom tells us “go where your audience is.” Recently, Facebook announced 1 billion users logged on in a single day, and earlier this year, global internet usage on mobile devices surpassed internet usage on desktops or laptops for the first time. These signs make it clear trade show planners and marketers need to invest more online.
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How Millennials Are Disrupting the Meetings Industry – Skift

How Millennials Are Disrupting the Meetings Industry – Skift | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Take a hard, hard look at your meetings business. See any new faces among your clients? We’re talking, of course, about the next wave of business travelers
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Techno Files: Take Event Management Online

Techno Files: Take Event Management Online | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Event management tech streamlines event processes and allows planners to access event management online, which keeps everything in one place.
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DoubleDutch CEO's Take on Vista & Cvent | Smart Meetings

DoubleDutch CEO's Take on Vista & Cvent | Smart Meetings | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
DoubleDutch CEO Lawrence Coburn shares his thoughts about Cvent's acquisition by Vista Equity Partners in a blog post. Vista & Cvent merger is pending.
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Facebook Live Rolls Out for Groups and Events: This Week in Social Media : Social Media Examiner

Facebook Live Rolls Out for Groups and Events: This Week in Social Media : Social Media Examiner | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Social media news and developments making social media marketing easier. (Facebook Live Features, Facebook Messenger Codes, Facebook Live Video Search)
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5 Steps to Navigate a Social Media Crisis at your Event

5 Steps to Navigate a Social Media Crisis at your Event | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Here's how to navigate the tone and direction of your social media communications for your audience.
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Demystifying Wi-Fi - Exhibit City News

Demystifying Wi-Fi - Exhibit City News | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
The emerging necessity for seamless and useful wireless Internet in the tradeshow and event industry is quickly becoming a serious issue. While numerous allegations are flying around about blocked signals and exclusivity violations, questions of wireless network reliability are raised…Read more ›
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Is That Beacon Stalking You?

Is That Beacon Stalking You? | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Here's how should event planners use Beacon technology in a way that is an advantage to attendees and not an annoyance.

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New technology puts health care in palm of your hand

New technology puts health care in palm of your hand | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

Managing your health care is moving increasingly to the palm of your hand—with new smartphone-enabled technology and wearable sensors that examine, diagnose and even treat many conditions and ailments.

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How Live-Streaming Is Changing The Face Of Social Media

How Live-Streaming Is Changing The Face Of Social Media | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

In this article for Blogtober, Kim Garst discusses the benefits and challenges facing businesses that use live-streaming apps.

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How Oracle Used Bracelets to Bond Conference Attendees

How Oracle Used Bracelets to Bond Conference Attendees | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
At its Oracle OpenWorld conference, the software development company put a new spin on wearable technology. Oracle's OpenWorld Conference took place at the Moscone Center October 25 to 29.
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Technology and Innovations a Key Exhibit at IBTM World 2015 | Smart Meetings

Technology and Innovations a Key Exhibit at IBTM World 2015 | Smart Meetings | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
IBTM World has announced 10 top technology and innovation products that will be showcased at IBTM World 2015 from Nov. 17−19 in Barcelona, Spain.
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Techno: Stay Ahead of Meeting Technology | Smart Meetings

Techno: Stay Ahead of Meeting Technology | Smart Meetings | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Next-generation meeting technology fosters collaboration with the most up-to-date technology available, seamlessly integrated into the environment.
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What to Look For in a Mobile App Solution Provider | techcorner.tsnn.com

What to Look For in a Mobile App Solution Provider | techcorner.tsnn.com | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
There are likely hundreds of conference directory mobile apps on the market.
While making apples-to-apples comparisons of these products should include a close examination of the price ranges, feature sets, and value propositions, there is another element to consider heavily during the purchasing process: the provider.
Responsiveness
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CES 2016 Virtual Reality Universe Grows by 77 Percent | TSNN Trade Show News

CES 2016 Virtual Reality Universe Grows by 77 Percent | TSNN Trade Show News | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
The popularity of virtual reality is evident with the huge jump in growth of that section of the showfloor for CES 2016. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association and on tap Jan. 6-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the Gaming & Virtual Reality Marketplace footprint will jump 77 percent and feature 40 booths.
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