Tools & Apps

Data Lessons Learned From a First-Time Beacon User

Beacon technology helped answer some longstanding questions for the Water Quality Association — along with much more.

September 1, 2017

How Event Tech Helped Turn a Conference Into a Global Movement

The 3% Conference tackled the issue of gender imbalance in the advertising industry — five years later, it has evolved into an international community that is enacting real change.

August 28, 2017

My New Favorite App: Monzo

My favorite app at the moment is Monzo. Available in the U.K., Monzo is an app that allows me to create, manage, and use a bank account (with a “funky” pink card they provide) entirely through the app, with no international fees. Recently, Monzo’s banking-license restrictions were lifted, meaning that I now get real-time updates

BY Convene Editors July 31, 2017

How Can Data Analytics Transform Meetings?

As an association that focuses on analytics, INFORMS wants a sophisticated data system — like those used by its members — to help it make better decisions.

July 31, 2017

The Best App to Use to Track Food and Exercise

Business travel doesn’t have to sideline your wellness goals.

BY Convene Editors July 3, 2017

A Robot Who Makes Site Visits

A newly acquired robot being tested at a Boston hotel may help you make long-distance site visits and — in a pinch — sit in at meetings.

BY Casey Gale June 20, 2017

3 Takeaways From Freeman’s Global Brand Experience Study

Nearly 1,000 global marketers shared how live events fit in their overall strategy, shedding light on opportunities for growth and development in the industry.

BY Michelle Russell June 6, 2017

This App Will Help You Find The Cheapest Flights Possible

Skyscanner keeps an eye on airfare fluctuations, so that you don’t have to.

BY PCMA Admin June 1, 2017

The Clarity Money App Can Help You Manage Your Personal Budget Seamlessly

‘Seeing how all of those smaller charges add up really made me think about what was important versus what I could cancel.’

BY PCMA Admin May 1, 2017

This App Will Help You Never Be Late Again

Is it better to walk, take a cab, or use public transportation? This free app helps you weigh the options.

BY Barbara Palmer April 3, 2017

Social Tables Pocket Planner Takes Care of the Math And Frees You Up To Think Creatively

A key quality of a business-event professional is the ability to parse  decisions that can be made on the spot versus those that need creative resolutions. An app that enables me to minimize processing power for those on-the-spot calculations for my clients is the Social Tables Pocket Planner app. Social Tables Pocket Planner is a

BY PCMA Admin March 17, 2017