EventPilot Best Practices

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Useful #eventtech that helps attendees and generates revenue for you at the same time

Your attendees use your conference app 60 to 100 or more times during the event while also using their email, social networks, phone, maps, photo, and dozens of other apps. That takes energy and dead batteries create unhappy attendees.

With a simple solution however, you can keep your attendees happy, keep your meeting app up […]

By |May 22nd, 2015|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices|Comments Off on Useful #eventtech that helps attendees and generates revenue for you at the same time

Tip: Send Confirmation Email on Google Form Submission

If you are using Google forms for your conference surveys, you can enhance the form submission experience by sending a confirmation email that may contain more information about your next meeting. Simply follow the steps in the video below to have your form send an email to the respondent upon submission.

Try it out and have […]

By |May 13th, 2015|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices, Mobile Industry News|Comments Off on Tip: Send Confirmation Email on Google Form Submission

How iBeacons work for location-based notifications in event app

Watch proximity to a beacon trigger alerts in EventPilot

Apple’s iBeacon™ technology is built into our EventPilot conference app and is available as an add-on module in all of our editions. The Location Alerts module allows meeting professionals to set up notification messages that are not just timed, but are triggered if the attendee is in […]

By |September 25th, 2014|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices|Comments Off on How iBeacons work for location-based notifications in event app

12 Tips to Increase Mobile Event App Adoption

To successfully implement a conference not only requires a great app people would want to download, but also that attendees actually know about it. Since they are usually busy professionals just like you and I, they probably don’t have their mind freed up for your conference until they are on their way to your venue.

We […]

By |June 26th, 2014|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices|Comments Off on 12 Tips to Increase Mobile Event App Adoption

How to Enroll in the Apple Developer Program

The Apple Developer Program allows you to publish apps and install a proof version on your own devices before submission. All you need is a login (Apple ID) and completing an enrollment. Once the enrollment is complete, Apple will process the forms and send you an activation notice when they approve your application. Apple makes […]

By |January 30th, 2014|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices|Comments Off on How to Enroll in the Apple Developer Program

7 Tips for Creating Offline Content for Your Native Conference App

With EventPilot, you have a lot of flexibility to add event related content from housing information to event hours to bus schedules or emergency contacts. Adding this content as HTML directly within your native event app offers great benefits:

offline viewing
searchable – included in Global Search
accessible either via banner on NOW screen or navigation tab
mobile optimized […]

By |September 30th, 2013|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices|Comments Off on 7 Tips for Creating Offline Content for Your Native Conference App

Tutorial Series for Creating the Best Conference App with EventPilot – Data Fields

New Video Tutorial: What content goes where in the app

The EventPilot conference app is a highly advanced mobile event app with many fields you can populate and customize. In this tutorial, we cover the different core detail views and which data field appears where in the view.

Data items can either be added and edited directly [...]

By |August 8th, 2013|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices|Comments Off on Tutorial Series for Creating the Best Conference App with EventPilot – Data Fields

Tutorial Series for Creating the Best Conference App with EventPilot – Offline Search

New Video Tutorial: Tips on Using the Search

The EventPilot conference app offers a very powerful search and this tutorial is designed to make the most out of this search functionality. Because the app is specifically designed for large medical and scientific meetings with thousands of sessions and research abstracts, it’s critical that the search works […]

By |July 1st, 2013|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices|Comments Off on Tutorial Series for Creating the Best Conference App with EventPilot – Offline Search

Tutorial Series for Creating the Best Conference App with EventPilot

New Video Tutorial: EventPilot Imagery Explained

We are starting a series of video tutorials to help you make the most of your EventPilot implementation and create the best conference app for your attendees. This first tutorial focuses on imagery and branded graphics. Keep checking back on our blog to see more of these.

We are covering:

Static images […]

By |May 29th, 2013|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices|Comments Off on Tutorial Series for Creating the Best Conference App with EventPilot

Predictions for 2013: Event Wi-Fi problems will get worse before getting better.

Corbin Ball’s 6th prediction for 2013 confirms a trend we have seen as well: Event Wi-Fi problems will get worse before getting better. With attendees bringing multiple devices and sharing/consuming information throughout the conference, existing bandwidth often crawls to a halt, which causes a lot of attendee frustration.

While Wi-Fi is required for social media use […]

By |January 4th, 2013|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices, Mobile Industry News|Comments Off on Predictions for 2013: Event Wi-Fi problems will get worse before getting better.

Top 7 Ways To Leverage the Power of Live Tweeting at Conferences & Events

Social media has become a part of almost every major meeting, conference and event.

At a minimum, event planners are using Twitter, Facebook, or sites such as LinkedIn, MeetUp and Google+, as virtual pre and post event gathering places for attendees, sponsors and even non-attendees who just want to be “in the know.”

We had […]

By |April 23rd, 2012|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices|Comments Off on Top 7 Ways To Leverage the Power of Live Tweeting at Conferences & Events

Paperless events made possible with EventPilot conference apps: Include PowerPoint Presentations

Reducing paper at events has never been easier with the integrated offline PowerPoint viewer with slide-based note taking and unique slide sharing on Twitter

One of the biggest advantages of EventPilot is the ability to integrate session materials such as PowerPoint slides offline. Here is some more info to answer any questions you may have around [...]

By |March 22nd, 2012|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices|Comments Off on Paperless events made possible with EventPilot conference apps: Include PowerPoint Presentations

Optimize PDFs for Mobile Use

Including links to PDFs in your mobile conference app is a great way to give access to additional information. EventPilot offers you unlimited flexibility for linking to PDFs from within the app. For example, you could include product fact sheets for your exhibitors, brochures for sponsors, or non-PowerPoint session materials in the session description. However, […]

By |February 23rd, 2012|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices|Comments Off on Optimize PDFs for Mobile Use

Calculate The Revenue Potential of Your Conference App

EventPilot offers a large variety of sponsorship options that range from rotating ads to offering exhibitors the ability to link to videos or special offer pages. To make estimating the potential revenue generation from your conference app easier, you can now calculate the ROI of your app including your cost savings from going paperless.

Try […]

By |February 20th, 2012|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices|Comments Off on Calculate The Revenue Potential of Your Conference App

Impress with a great NOW screen

Your NOW view offers you the ability to customize your conference app home screen and user experience by adding beautiful graphics that match your event branding. On mobile devices, many different resolutions as well as portrait and landscape mode have to be supported. In EventPilot, each background area that displays a NOW banner graphic can [...]

By |February 17th, 2012|Blog, EventPilot Best Practices|Comments Off on Impress with a great NOW screen