In the following weeks, we will introduce you to the Eventex finalists - those extraordinary eventprofs who are competing for a Global Event Award. You will meet them in person come January at the special gala ceremony at Croke park but first, we would like to offer you a brief preview of their projects and products that transform events into cutting-edge experiences.
Attendify helps event planners build deeper relationships with their attendees through engaging, social-first mobile event apps. The app is customizable and lets you select your own features by simply dragging and dropping to create the framework of your custom-branded app. Uploading content is also easy - it can be entered manually or added in bulk from Excel or using the open API.You can preview your app live and see if it looks right in the web dashboard or check it out directly on your phone with the Attendify Studio app. Once finished with the development stage, Attendify will send your app for review, and it will be published in the app stores in a few days. The whole process from start to finish takes about a week - you can also submit your app and still make changes afterwards.Every app created with Attendify is a fully featured private social network which is deeply integrated with a robust event guide. The attendee data captured can help event planners measure every aspect of their event experiences and catch problems early to optimize outcomes. Sponsored posts help drive leads for sponsors and exhibitors. In addition, the latest integrated lead retrieval solution delivers social signals and encourages exhibitor <> attendee interactions to drive ROI like never before.Read full entry
Boomset solves the challenges event professionals face to complete a successful event lifecycle with an integration platform of apps and services. Boomset saves time, energy and budget thanks to user-friendly on-site services like badge printing, and promotes efficiency and ease through integrated check-in. The software encourages engagement and easy multi-session management with self-check-in kiosks.Boomset creates synergy among the event management apps and software available in the industry by creating strategic alliances with these technologies. It adds an element of ease and efficiency at events useful to event professionals, their clients, and attendees.The emergence of other apps and software launched Boomset into the integration platform and international company that it is today. Many event planners want to keep what's familiar and still operate events using their preferred ticketing provider. However, system flaws, budgets, and user experience issues demanded an alternative solution. Boomset's primary focus is to be the go-to solution for the missing component of registration and other on-site apps that are necessary for a seamless event.Read full entry
BuzzMaster is a powerful audience interaction system that makes it possible to create real-time interactions between the stage and the audience via their own devices, while an on-stage producer (a BuzzMaster) gauges the conversation.BuzzMasters are skilled journalist or analysts. They filter input from the audience, read the room, gauge reactions and feed relevant information to the speaker. Through the system you can inspire debates, free conversation, engage every audience member and provide vital insight to the client after the event. BuzzMaster has been used at over 1000 events in Europe in the last two years.The system also lets you create live polls, rate speakers, compete in quizzes, Q&As, offer immediate responses through virtual mics, upload selfies directly onto the conference screen, everything to ensure the entire audience instantly feels like they’re part of the conference. It even engages virtual audiences who can interact online, via messaging, live streaming or virtual reality tools.Read full entry
Slido is an award-winning audience interaction platform for meetings and events. It allows event organizers to crowd-source the best questions for Q&A sessions, get instant feedback via live polls and share slides with their audience in real-time.Event organizers can create an event in less than a minute and delegates need just one code to join in and start interacting. Slido is web-based so there is no need to download or install anything. Slido bridges the gap between the presenter and the attendees, by allowing everyone in the audience to easily ask questions and express opinions via live polls.Slido can now distribute the presentation slides to the delegates at the conference instantly and effectively. Replacing the old way of sending email attachments, event organizers can now upload all the files to Slido and share them with the audience after or during the event. Delegates simply use Slido on their devices to download, preview or bookmark their favorite slides from the presentation. This gives the speaker an opportunity to provide valuable and relevant content directly to the participants in real-time at the event and obtain feedback.Read full entryThe winners and runners-up will be revealed at the gala ceremony at Croke Park, 24 January 2017. Register now and join the league of extraordinary event professionals!