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.
The traditional lead generation solutions are broken. Exhibitors either collect business cards, fill out paper lead forms or use lead scanners to capture leads. These old techniques simply don’t gather enough data, and none of these options provide exhibitors with real-time behavioral information about prospects, so they can connect and engage on a deeper level.Attendify Leads connects analog old-school Lead Scanning practice with today’s reality, where events are becoming more and more social. The solution is easy to set up, it provides custom surveys creation, real-time social notification and intelligent engagement tools.Attendify Leads is a standalone app that does not require an internet connection to process leads so it can be used in any venue even without a wireless network.Read full entry here
EventHalo is a web platform and mobile app that supports and automates the major processes in outdoor event management. Being 100% location-enabled, plus working when your wifi doesn’t, it’s ideal for outdoor events such as music festivals, air shows, regattas, right through to farmers markets and craft fairs.It unifies accreditation from ticketing, pass management, guest list, parking and crew catering, to asset tagging, tracking and sign-out, so everyone and everything on site is managed by one solution. A free, open system, it can be connected up to any other service, to be used as the central software hub for hardware suppliers. During the first month since launch, demand has been high - over 100 signups, because there is nothing comparable in the marketplace.Read full entry here
From boosting registrations and sponsorships, to 365 engagement and monetization, Feathr brings all of digital efforts under one roof.Feathr can capture and intelligently segment audiences, target and engage with potential participants, sponsors, exhibitors and speakers. The digital campaign lasts before, during and after the event by turning window-shoppers into customers and keeping them into engaged participants throughout the year thus expanding the digital reach of the event.Read full entry here
Invite the media is an online platform for event profs that triggers a save-the-date invitation and a reminder invitation to media, press and bloggers about newsworthy events worldwide.The solution solves the visibility concerns of event profs due to lack of local media and press coverage. Invite the media connects a database that can pinpoint any type of media, influencer in any location. At the same time, it helps bloggers and media get more stories and local news, relevancy to their media, and an additional social life experience.Similar to both a marketplace and an email campaign manager, Invite the Media saves time and budget with a database without the need of online research or hiring a PR agency.Read full entry hereThe 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!