As we move into the festive season and very soon the new year, we take a look back at the year 2013 and how mobile and web behavior has impacted the Events industry via the infographics below.
I recently came back from a short holiday in Kuala Lumpur and once again, I booked my service apartment through Agoda.com. After my holidays, I was prompted by Agoda to give a rating for my stay at the service suite, which in turn helps others to decide for themselves based on the reviews and ratings of users like myself.
Crowdsourcing has grown as a buzzword since 2011. Not to be confused with crowdfunding, crowdsourcing refers to the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas or content by soliciting from a large group, in today’s environment, typically from an online community. Below shows a trend of how crowdsourcing has become more prominent as a buzzword on Google.
Event managers will no doubt already be putting a lot of thought into the ticket registration forms they send out via email, ensuring text, HTML links and color all look as good as they possibly can.
In recent months, we’ve been tasked to create some gamification elements for various clients with a large portion for events. So we thought we’ll share some tips on how you could also potentially use this for your next event.
When it comes to buying a property in which to live, many people swear by the old adage ‘location, location, location’ – and it seems this is no less important for event organizers looking for somewhere to host their next meeting or conference.
I was talking to one of the Event Management agency, who handles lots of conferences per year for their end-clients. While the end-client budget seems more challenging year-on-year, there is a need to meet the shortfall of revenue through sponsorship, which in this case, goes directly to the Event Management agency, who is responsible to drive that piece of revenue on their own.
It is difficult to believe that Facebook is less than ten years old, so widespread is its use. Since its inception as a way for college students in the US to keep in touch, it has evolved into a hugely useful tool that can spread the word about almost anything in a matter of hours or even minutes.