Event Technology

When it’s imperative that you keep your attendees connected, here’s what you need to know about Wi-Fi, video feeds, simulcasts, apps, social media, and more. We look at what works and what doesn't, and talk to meeting professionals about their favorites.

How to Weave Digital and Analog Into a Seamless Experience

Add digital — but keep analog ways of communicating.

BY Casey Gale November 28, 2017

Broaden Your Event’s Appeal With Influencer Marketing

Social media is the place to grow your community — and here’s how to create a strategy to attract and engage the right audience.

BY Casey Gale November 17, 2017

Linking Virtual Meeting Attendees With F2F

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is aiming to bridge the gap between the digital chatter of a virtual meeting and the interactions among face-to-face attendees.

BY David McMillin November 7, 2017

What’s Next for Event Technology?

Augmented reality and artificial intelligence are two key technologies to keep an eye on now, according to Marco Giberti, founder and CEO of Vesuvio Ventures.

BY Convene Editors October 24, 2017

What You Need to Know About KRACK to Keep Data Safe

10 tips to increase Wi-Fi security at your events via ATIV Software’s Silke Fleischer.

BY Barbara Palmer October 23, 2017

Stage Fright? Practice Public Speaking With This App.

Want to help your speakers improve the way they sound? Present yourself better? Orai can help.

BY Jasmine Zhu October 18, 2017

3 Simple Ways to Be a Better Speaker

Orai, an app designed to help people polish their public-speaking skills, offers tips that can help anyone improve.

BY Jasmine Zhu October 12, 2017

Rotary International Tells Immersive Story with VR ‘Empathy Machines’

Rotary International wanted to give attendees a unique glimpse into the organization’s efforts to eradicate polio and establish peace. So they created a massive simultaneous virtual-reality viewing experience.

BY David McMillin October 5, 2017

Travel in an Age of Uncertainty

The Skift Global Forum touched on a range of challenges associated with global travel — and by extension business events.

BY Michelle Russell October 4, 2017

An App That You Wear

Wearable-tech jewelry keeps a meeting manager on track — and in style.

BY Convene Editors September 26, 2017

Yelp Is on the Way

To provide attendees with top drinking and dining options in San Diego, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization partnered with Yelp.

September 25, 2017

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