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  • Engage your audience with an Event App

Get Your App On! (it’s about engagement)

The smartphone and related technology has reached near-ubiquity. Last year, Deloitte reported an average 80% ownership by populations across all developed countries surveyed, and 82% of developing countries…. And in Australia, 88%. Businesses invest in smartphone app technology because people engage with apps far more than any other technology today.

  • Event reports

How to: Write EFFECTIVE Weekly Event Reports

As an event manager, at times you feel like preparing event reports is a waste of time, especially if your stakeholders aren't reading them. Here's the good news... It doesn't have to be this way. There's real purpose in preparing regular event reports and ways in which you can engage your stakeholders to ensure they're not

  • How to write a post event survey

How to: Write a Post-Event Survey

Running an event wouldn't be complete without sending attendees a post-event survey. It's not a task you do just to 'tick the box'. As mentioned in our last post What to Include in a Post-Event Report, post-event surveys are important, they inform decisions for future events and assist you to write your post-event report.

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How to: Increase Membership Engagement Using Video

The biggest challenges for membership organisations Memberwise UK's 2016/2017 survey Harnessing the Web, identified increasing membership engagement topped the list of challenges membership organisations face. This was followed by member benefits and millennial expectations, personalised content and the use of social media. Resource: Memberwise Harnessing the Web survey report So

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5 tech tools for event managers

As an event manager you’re also expected to be a financial controller, marketer, customer service representative and an account manager. With all these duties, staying on top of your workload is challenging. There are some excellent tech tools that help event managers stay on top of their workload, be more productive, collaborate efficiently