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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

Native vs. Web App is Key Decision since Wi-Fi at venues is too expensive and not meeting demands

IAEE releases white paper: Wi-Fi and Mobile Challenges in the Exhibitions and Events Industry
Reading the white paper by IAEE, not much seems to have changed during the past 5 years when it comes to Internet access at venues – it’s too limited and too expensive. Demand will only increase with the expected rise in tablet […]

By |April 9th, 2012|Blog, Mobile Industry News|Comments Off on Native vs. Web App is Key Decision since Wi-Fi at venues is too expensive and not meeting demands

Conference App on new Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone 7

EventPilot Web Version is ready for AT&T’s launch of the new Nokia Lumia 900

While the smartphone marketplace is very well established with Android (50%+) and iOS (30%), AT&T is making some waves with its new Lumia 900. If your attendees are showing up with a Lumia, no worries: Each EventPilot conference app implementation includes a […]

By |April 9th, 2012|Blog, Mobile Industry News|Comments Off on Conference App on new Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone 7

5 tips to reduce stress for event planners with the help of EventPilot

Best business job, but stressful! EventPilot conference apps can help alleviate some of the stress
 

While Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner was picked as the best business job of 2012, it is also the 6th most stressful.

Here are a few tips that can make your life easier:
 
1. Save time: Go paperless
Skip printing completely. This saves many [...]

By |March 27th, 2012|Blog, Mobile Industry News|Comments Off on 5 tips to reduce stress for event planners with the help of EventPilot

EventPilot conference app looks beautiful on iPad 3

The new iPad 3 is taking off and according to Apple sold more than 3 million in 4 days! We have tested EventPilot on our new shiny iPad 3 and the graphics look beautiful. Your attendees will be thrilled viewing the session PowerPoint slides during the sessions on the nice screen.

By |March 22nd, 2012|Blog, Mobile Industry News|Comments Off on EventPilot conference app looks beautiful on iPad 3

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

New version of EventPilot creates better experience for conference attendees

Specific new features for medical meetings!
We are excited to launch our new version of EventPilot with some great features that make event planner’s lives easier and give medical and scientific meeting attendees more control over managing massive event programs.
Smart Filters

The smart filter functionality allows users to create manageable lists of choices that are relevant to […]

By |February 24th, 2012|Blog, Mobile Industry News|Comments Off on New version of EventPilot creates better experience for conference attendees

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

Remote Job Openings: Client Relationship Associate and Software Engineer

We keep growing and are looking for motivated candidates to join our development and client management teams.

For more info, check out our job postings on http://ativsoftware.com/about/jobs-at-ativ-software/

By |February 9th, 2012|Blog|Comments Off on Remote Job Openings: Client Relationship Associate and Software Engineer

iOS Corporate Data Use Surpasses BlackBerry

The drop in use of BlackBerry has been visible in the events industry as well where meeting attendees of professional association are switching to iOS/Android. When attending events, we have seen a lot of corporate attendees with issued BlackBerry devices also carrying an iPad or Android device for personal use, latest data for large companies […]

By |January 19th, 2012|Blog, Mobile Industry News|Comments Off on iOS Corporate Data Use Surpasses BlackBerry

Green Meetings Standards to be published before the end of the year

Proactively Reduce Paper with EventPilot Conference App
Yesterday, MeetingsNet posted an interview regarding the Green Meetings Standards that are about to be published before the end of this year.
Read the Interview

The standards (co-created by CIC’s APEX Green Meetings and Events Panel and the ASTM International) address communications and marketing materials, which traditionally have been paper […]

By |November 23rd, 2011|Blog|Comments Off on Green Meetings Standards to be published before the end of the year

Review of EventPilot on Amazon’s Kindle Fire

With the recent release of Amazon's Kindle Fire, we put the native Android version of EventPilot to the test and can say that the app works beautifully on this new device. The low-priced Kindle Fire has a great form factor for those who would be attending a conference or event, but don't want to spend [...]

By |November 22nd, 2011|Blog|Comments Off on Review of EventPilot on Amazon’s Kindle Fire

Webinar with MPI: Embracing Event Apps – Learn the Essentials from an App Developer

Webinar

Join us and MPI next week for a Webinar to

– Clear understanding of the different available technologies and their impact on attendees
– Planning guidelines for developing the right event app based on circumstances and needs
– Marketing and revenue generating strategies for successful implementations and adoption

Register Today

By |October 12th, 2011|Blog|Comments Off on Webinar with MPI: Embracing Event Apps – Learn the Essentials from an App Developer

Job Opening: Client Relationship Manager

Open Career Position:
Client Relationship Manager (Remote)
We are looking for a Client Relationship Manager to join our high-tech mobile apps startup. The CRM will be responsible for planning and executing on a diverse range of client relationship tasks; retention and satisfaction, sales support, business reporting, and product feature / usability feedback.

Check out our jobs page for [...]

By |September 1st, 2011|Blog|Comments Off on Job Opening: Client Relationship Manager

New White Paper: Buyer’s Guide for implementing event apps successfully

White Paper
Embracing Event Apps
Mobile app essentials for successful conference app implementations
Event apps are still a very new technology in the events and meetings industry and for many event planners it can be intimidating where to start with such an implementation. Therefore, we have put together a simple to follow buyer's guide to help you making [...]

By |August 24th, 2011|Blog|Comments Off on New White Paper: Buyer’s Guide for implementing event apps successfully

Free Webinar – Get App Ready: How to to chose a mobile event app?

Get App Ready: How to to chose a mobile event app?

Event apps are becoming more and more popular for conferences and meetings. Not just because they are cool and save you a lot of time, but because they are extremely convenient for attendees to allow the ability to integrate social media, and enable you to [...]

By |August 17th, 2011|Blog|Comments Off on Free Webinar – Get App Ready: How to to chose a mobile event app?

Decrease Carbon Footprint by Offering Paperless Events

With the EventPilot conference app, paperless events become a reality since the sophisticated meeting app features enable event planners to include presentation slides, abstracts, posters, session evaluations, and also update program changes to the conference app in real-time.

In July 2011, the National Neurotrauma Society (NNS) implemented EventPilot Plus for their annual Symposium and included about […]

By |August 10th, 2011|Blog|Comments Off on Decrease Carbon Footprint by Offering Paperless Events

ATIV gets a new look for EventPilot 4.5

New Website Launched
We are excited to release a new website with a brand new look and an easier way to navigate through the content about EventPilot. Please contact us if you’d like to include your quote or a case study about your EventPilot implementation.

We are also offering a new backend so clients can easily update […]

By |July 2nd, 2011|Blog|Comments Off on ATIV gets a new look for EventPilot 4.5