How to make your sponsors pay for your event app

Quite often event organizers struggle with tight budgets and see getting an event app as a luxury they cannot afford. „This year we can’t make it, our budget has been approved and closed” or „We don’t have the budget for it this year” or „Maybe next year”. Any of those sound familiar? If you’re an event organizer you probably have said those things more than once in your life, and indeed those are perfectly understandable statements. However, in this post, We’ll try to present this issue from a bit different perspective.

Email templates for event planers: Acquiring Sponsors

This post is the second part of our series „Email templates for event planners” in part one we have provided you with 6 different emails templates with invitations for your attendees. In this part we will focus on email templates you can use for communication with your potential sponsors.

Thanks to Apple Inc The New Era of event apps is finally here

Apple’s last decision has brought an end to dedicated (White Label) apps as we know them. Their new App Store guidelines read as follows:

Important Notice – Changes in App Store Policy & Dedicated Apps

Important Notice – Changes in App Store Policy & Dedicated Apps. Due to recent changes in Apple’s App Store policies regarding App approval and review, Apple will no longer accept dedicated event apps that share the same code structure. This news has struck us, but that’s something we’ve been ready for all along after all Meeting Application has started its journey as a „container a.k.a. universal, platform app” which now is the standard laid out by Apple in their newest policy.

Festival App – A list of top must-have features for your staff

One of the core aim of film festivals is to gather the audience and industry experts under one roof in order to screen the selected category movies. Thanks to such initiatives all attendees can get lots of information about other cultures, social issues, and artistic values.  Most festivals attract not only local people but also foreigners as they display films from various countries. As a result, guests from different destinations gather together and have a chance to exchange ideas. Your utmost goal as an organizer would be to provide the best hospitality. Have a look below and check if your festival app has all top must-have features that make your staff efficient.

Event Apps are cool! How to convince your boss or client about it?

Changing someone’s mind about technology or any other concept is extremely hard. If your boss or client is not tech-savvy, it means you have to be really tactful with technology and in this case with event apps. You do not want to sound patronizing. The best way to start is to find the right time and prepare a detailed plan. It may be a longer process than you expect as you cannot be too pushy. Your role is to show an alternative to current solution and prove it may be beneficial for a given company.

7 Communication Mistakes We All Make

Communication skills are an important ability in all industries but there are companies where it is the core capability. For example, it is a crucial asset in the event organization business. You need to communicate effectively with your superior, team and clients on a daily basis.

Generation Z – Events for this generation

The world of Internet and a mobile revolution we experience every day has changed the way we all think and act. However, it has influenced some individuals more than others.

Event Photography – 4 Best Practices

Since antiquity, people have been trying to capture memories by the use of images. We had this instinctive drive to document everyday life and breaking moments. For years many individuals have been trying to simplify this process and make it available to all of us – not only the ones with artistic skills. The first man – Nicéphore Niépce – succeeded in 1820. Nowadays we experience a real revolution in this area. Most of us cannot image life without using cameras. We take and share photos on social media regularly. That is why event photography should be one of your key concerns.  It is all about the human need to catch best moments!  

15 Creative Sponsorship Ideas

When you want to stand out from the crowd as a brand you need a constant stream of sponsorship ideas that are creative, fun and ahead of the game. Here are 15 more ideas to keep in your back pocket for next time.

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