So, you are considering building your own app for your upcoming conference or event? Does your organization have a very good IT team or you might have a very trusted app developer that you can make use of? With a staggering 2,8 Million apps available for download in the Google Play Store and 2,2 Million in Apple’s App store (March 2017 figure), it is no surprise that Organizers investigate this as an option. Read here for 5 items to consider.
There is one guide I look forward to reading every year and that is the Event App Bible. This year’s edition does not disappoint! As Julius Solarius, one of the authors of the Event App Bible states ‘’2017 is the year that will be remembered in the event app world. It will be the year when event apps started to change.’’.
On Wednesday January 18th Lumi sold its UK Meetings and Events business, IML Interactive UK, to Crystal Interactive. This transaction created the largest event technology company in the UK. Crystal Interactive has pioneered delegate engagement via text based interaction while, over the course of 25 years, IML has become the global market leader in real-time audience engagement technology.
Both the Lumi and Meetoo teams have worked incredibly hard over 2016. So, what better way to reflect on a successful year with some Christmas fun!
A frequent criticism of the current format of company general meetings is that the quality of debate between shareholders and the board is lacking.
I was recently training a new member of staff on the benefits of interaction at company conferences. During one of our induction sessions they asked me a simple question “what is the single best use of interaction technology you’ve ever seen."
An interview with Lumi's Event App Product Manager.
The Lumi team are proud to win the award for ‘Best use of Technology for Analytics, Data Collection and Insight’ for their Meetoo app
Ask anyone I work with and they will tell you I am a walking testimonial for Salesforce! I am a huge advocate for not just their apps and products (of which we use PLENTY) but also the company. They are inspiring, innovative, philanthropic, progressive (the list goes on) and they move at the speed of light. So when I got the ‘YES’ from my CEO saying I could attend Dreamforce, sure… I was pretty excited!
Yesterday I sat through an impassioned internal meeting update on marketing strategy with colleagues from across Europe and North America. Debate raged and a variety of opinions were aired during the one hour session. Yet I was alone in a coffee shop and only one person spoke.