Recent Blog Posts


Google Glass Developers Must Solve Genuine Problems

Google Glass is a really interesting piece of technology that asks people to question what is and isn’t acceptable in the public domain.

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MPI WEC 2014 Recap

The theme for the 2014 MPI World Education Congress was discovery – and from the keynotes to the social networking, breakout sessions to the MarketSquare – discovery was definitely in the air. Read more for a few event highlights from the Lumi team.

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How Mobile App Gamification Benefits Events

With the planet spending more than 3 billion hours a week gaming and people using their mobile phones for games more than any other category of app, event organizers should seriously consider incorporating gamification – event app gamification, in particular – into their events.

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Lumi and BMA

BMA House Partners With Lumi For App Ready Interactive Events

BMA House, central London’s prestigious venue, has partnered with the global market leader in real-time audience insight technology for live events, Lumi, to provide event bookers with a sophisticated and interactive feature for events, meetings and conferences. Lumi provides a selection of apps powered for iOS and Android to deliver interactive, dynamic, cost-effective and worry […]

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How Event App Analytics Will Help Improve Next Year’s Event

According to Deloitte’s Analytics Trends 2014 report, more “companies are now able to gather data from their operations, analyze it and make it all available to customers.” We live in a data-driven world where technology, like mobile event apps, helps us get measurable insight into all aspects of our organizations.

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Lumi’s Strategic Partnership with Vivancy Opens Up Rapidly Growing Latin American Market

Lumi, the leading specialist in real-time insight technology, partners with Brazil-based Vivancy, an advertising and marketing company with a strong presence in healthcare and wellness tracking, to better serve the Latin American market.

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In The News: eLearning Industry

Lumi Say, as a mobile learning tool, was recently reviewed by Joe Ganci of the eLearning Industry. Joe says: “Used to supplement larger learning programs, Lumi Say has brought something to the mobile learning world that is quite unique. It allows us to take advantage of unique mobile features that so far I haven’t seen in […]

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The Market Research Industry on Trial at MRMW

At MRMW North America, Lumi spearheaded an adventurous end of day session that put the market research industry on trial for being out of date and in need of innovation. Dan Foreman served as the honorable judge in his role as ESOMAR President, Juliana Smith Holterhaus assumed the role of prosecution and Stuart Ryder of […]

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5 WiFi Considerations for a Great Mobile App Experience

For an attendee there is nothing worse than spending a small fortune on registration, airfares, and accommodations – not to mention spending time and energy attending an event – only to find out that the WiFi onsite is poor (okay, perhaps realizing there’s no free WiFi and being charged a bomb on roaming is even worse).

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Daniel Cunill Joins Lumi

Lumi, the leading specialist in real-time insight technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Cunill as European Sales Manager.

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How Event App Analytics Help Improve Your Event in Real-Time

One of the great things about mobile event apps is that they offer a window into your attendees’ minds. How many times have you wished that you knew what your attendees thought of your event? Which session they enjoyed the most? How they’re networking?

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Ask @DearDermott

Got a burning event technology question, query or dilemma? Struggling to find the solution to your specific needs? Want to understand why or what technology others out there are using? …then ask Dermott!

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4 Ways to Promote your Event App

It’s rare nowadays to find an event without some kind of mobile event app. However, just because you build it, doesn’t mean your attendees will download and use it. One of your key measures of mobile success should be how many attendees adopted your event app and how often did they use it.

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Trends, Tools, & Tablets: Harnessing Data

Before you read this you should scan your email inbox. Ok, done? How many of your emails were requesting your feedback in some fashion? I have an email from Gogo asking how my last in-flight internet experience was. There is another from Amazon. Big data is a hot term right now; everybody is collecting it through hundreds of different forms.

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4 Basic Event App Facts

With meeting planners expressing their “desire to learn how to best utilize apps for their individual meetings,” we thought it best to share five facts about event apps that every event planner should know.

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How to Utilize Twitter and Collect Valuable Data from your Delegates

Our in-house innovation expert, Iain Wallace, has explored the role in which social media can play in truly understanding your attendees and event communities, in his blog on the Central Hall Westminster website he explains the best ways to utilise Twitter and collect valuable data from your delegates.

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How Event Apps Improve the Attendee Experience

When people think of an event app, their first thought is usually that it’s simply a mobile version of a show guide. But it’s so much more than that. Event apps provide attendees with a unique experience that can enhance their learning and networking at your conference, and help them have a much better experience. […]

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Event Gamification: A Case Study

It is predicted that in less than 2 years, more than 50 percent of the world’s largest organizations will be using gamification in their events. When MPI Orange County held an educational session on this very topic, they wanted to ensure that their event provided a living example of how to use gamification.

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Innovative Engagement Solutions to Wow Your Clients: Recap

We recently held a webinar designed to inform attendees about new mobile and ‘bring your own device’ solutions that offer their clients new ways to gamify their events, connect their attendees and track outcomes. Catch up on mobile app and event technology trends by watching the recorded event now.

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Increasing Opportunities for Audience Engagement with Lumi and QuickMobile

Event apps are going to become essential components of events and meetings. Just ask Corbin Ball. In fact, the American Express Meetings and Events Global Forecast predicts that “increasing engagement through social media and mobile apps” will be a global meeting trend in 2014.

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