“I can’t believe it’s working!” was the first user comment I heard for seeing the little blue dot on the huge expo floor plan in the conference app. We recently set up an indoor positioning and routing system for Digestive Disease Week, the world’s largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, […]
You have probably already read the recent industry research on what attendees want most at your events. #2 of the top three needs is the ability to charge mobile devices. Phone and tablet batteries are quickly running out of juice when keeping screens running for note taking, trying to connect to weak Wi-Fi signals, uploading […]
Last week at SWE, we saw a great way to market your event app: A huge sticker on the floor visible to anyone who is heading to the registration desk. We wanted to make sure we share this idea. If your attendees and exhibitors don’t have time for your emails, they won’t miss the sticker […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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:
searchable – included in Global Search
accessible either via banner on NOW screen or navigation tab
mobile optimized […]
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 [...]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]