Speed Networking – Build new connections in minutes at your next virtual conference

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“Swipe right, swipe left” – a phrase often associated with dating apps that have taken the meetings and events industry by storm. Perfect for pairing people, dating apps use several algorithms to display potential matches based on the user’s profile. But how does this play out in the world of conferences and meetings? The pandemic has forced us to master the art of attending virtual conferences. Yet, building the right connections is hard, especially when laptop screens are the only portal to meet like-minded people. That is why many companies…

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The Growing Use of Facial Recognition Technology in the Event Industry

The use of different technologies in event industry has evolved continuously ever since the importance and role of organizing an event for any brand’s or product’s success were realized. The success of any event not only depends on the number of registrations or leads generated or the ROI, but also on, how the whole event is experienced by an attendee, right from the beginning to end. An event management company has to deal with many issues, from the inception of the event plan till the end, when the event’s data…

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Top Meeting Trends changing the look of Event Management

As Corbin Ball says “These are exciting times” in the universe of event management. There is truly such a rapid explosion of technology and exchange of new ideas, innovative apps all with the aim of helping event organizers, exhibitors and attendees to do a better job. So how important is the Meetings/Event industry in terms of the economy? A recent MPI study in USA shows around 1.8 million events happening each year with a GDP contribution of a $115 billion. That means that the meeting and event industry pitches in…

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Beam Me Up Scotty! Apply The Technology Of Tomorrow In Your Events Today

“The Internet will disappear. There will be so many IP addresses, so many devices, sensors, things that you are wearing, things that you are interacting with, that you won’t even sense it. It will be part of your presence all the time. Imagine you walk into a room, and the room is dynamic. And with your permission and all of that, you are interacting with the things going on in the room.” — Eric Schmidt, Google chairman. A major technological evolution struck mankind when the Internet was first introduced 40…

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The Top 5 Methods Technology Has Changed About The Way We Look At Event Management

The last decade has seen a dramatic change in the way people are perceiving events which are no longer confined within a space or time frame. With the help of technology we have discovered new ways to ‘see’, connect, share updates, build prospect relationships, identify opportunities and even locate potential leads in a huge crowd. Event organizers don’t just make it about hosting an event anymore; they look for analytics and ROI as well. Speaking of the latest techno buzz, we recently came across an interesting article in a UK…

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