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The Importance of a Mobile Event App Strategy

When it comes to mobile event apps, it’s easy to go straight into talking about app features and content. They’re the things that your attendees will actually see and use so why not focus on them from the start, right?

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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.

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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America, Lumi spearheaded an adventurous end of day session that put the market research industry on trial for being out of date and in need of innovation.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.

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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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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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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 utilise 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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Roger Lovegrove appointed CFO

IML and Lumi are delighted to welcome Roger Lovegrove to the company as CFO! Lovegrove will be based in London and will be responsible for streamlining finances. He will also play a significant role in corporate strategy and have an investor relations remit. Read the release here.

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Case Study: Wynn & Encore: An Education

IML’s technology solutions were recently featured in a case study by Smart Meetings on the Wynn and Encore Educational Forum. The article highlights the importance of technology in hosting a successful meeting and its positive effect on engagement and team building. Read the Smart Meetings case study here.  

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RHT Corporate Advisory Announces Collaboration with IML Asia

RHT Corporate Advisory Pte. Ltd is pleased to announce a collaboration with IML Asia to offer poll voting services (including electronic) in Singapore. This will see RHT Corporate Advisory Pte Ltd and IML promote and market this service to public listed companies on the SGXNET.

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Trends, Tools, & Tablets: Audience Engagement

On May 22, 1990 PowerPoint was officially launched as a presentation tool. On May 23rd it was abused for the first time1. Many presenters have come to rely on slide decks to drive their presentation, which can bore the audience and cause them to lose interest.

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