Hyatt Hotels Corp. plans to incorporate a digital health passport into its events programs. “Since the onset of the pandemic, we have believed accessibility to testing and resources would play a critical role in the travel industry’s recovery,” says Hyatt senior vice-president of global operations, Frank Lavey. The hospitality company announced it would use the VeriFLY + Stay app on March 9. The mobile app provides real-time verification of COVID-19 credentials and travel guidelines. It is currently employed by American…
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Three fallacies about mobile apps for events, and how to address them
By Phil Rappoport Event mobile apps have become a mainstay for conferences and meetings. Participants expect the digital version of the printed program, and with good reason. The event mobile app is the best, most convenient meeting tool that can be continually updated. When an event app is released weeks or even months before an event, it allows delegates to plan and customize their schedule, read speaker profiles, mark specific exhibitors for must-have conversations, and download slides. Changes to the…
Event Branding & Marketing, Event Operations, Social Media & Technology
Powering your programs: Nine data sources for revving up your event measurement
You already know that event measurement is an important part of your overall strategy. If it seems daunting, you are not alone. Many event professionals wonder if they have the tools or data in place to accurately analyze and improve their programs. If that sounds familiar, rest assured — you are probably generating buckets of data points just waiting to be collected and examined. Look no further than the event technology and digital components you are already using as part…
Using a mobile app for events? How to promote it right!
As a speaker, I’m always thrilled to see that a conference or meeting is using a mobile app to connect with attendees and offer helpful event information. It can eliminate the need for promotional conference totes, folders and, most importantly, reams of paper. Score one for the planet!
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How to add value to your event using new technologies and web-based features
Technologies and web based features are developing at an extremely rapid pace, and choosing options that can add value to one’s business can be overwhelming at times. Here is a quick guide that can help with your shopping.
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