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  • Posted by Matt Milloway on May 11, 2017

    Mobile Event Apps vs. Mobile Websites

    Attendees increasingly expect a native mobile app at their events. A host of impressive features and interactive content continues to be developed alongside the surge in mobile app usage, and along with a greatly improved user interface, gives native applications a major advantage over mobile websites. Yet the latter option still plays a role in giving attendees access to information on the go and shouldn’t be discarded.

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  • Posted by Matt Milloway on Mar 27, 2017

    Multi-Language Support for Mobile Event Apps

    Attendees of conferences, meetings, and trade shows arrive in host cities from all over the world. While English might be the preferred language for speakers and signage at most events with a global audience, event app users increasingly expect their mobile experience to be personalized. Features like bookmarking only go so far if large portions of your attendee base feel more comfortable consuming content in another language.

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  • Posted by Matt Milloway on Mar 21, 2017

    A Primer on Mobile Event App Push Alerts

    Few features in today’s digital marketing landscape rival push alerts in terms of actionable engagement to attendees. While emails get overlooked and the lifespan of social media posts are often counted in minutes, a push notification is sent directly to an attendee’s favored mobile device for consuming content.

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  • Posted by Matt Milloway on Feb 13, 2017

    Best Event Industry Articles: Volume 9

    AppBurst’s “Best Event Industry Articles” series aims to share insight related to the event industry from around the internet with a focus on mobile technology. Content sources range from event industry-specific blogs to major technology websites and everything in between. Along with original Apps For Events blog posts, we hope these summaries serve to better educate our readers on mobile technology and the many benefits of event apps.

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  • Posted by Matt Milloway on Jan 25, 2017

    Useful Event Tips for Attendees

    Attendees are integral to an event's success. While a mobile app often takes center stage in discussing attendee engagement at your meeting, conference, or trade show, it's important to remember the overall attendee experience as well and how big-picture ideas go a long way in ensuring everyone leaves satisfied. Continue reading for a selection of pro tips aimed at improving your attendee's experience and return on investment. 

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  • Posted by Matt Milloway on Jan 20, 2017

    How Mobile Event Apps Reward Core Attendee Needs

    Mobile apps offer a myriad of interactive features to help both attendees and hosts reap more rewards from their event experience. Yet the driving force behind a mobile event app’s success goes well beyond features to what people subconsciously crave when attending a meeting, conference, or trade show. 

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