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Events & Technology: The Definitive Guide

In recent years technology has played a vital role in the events industry. Event planners have more tools at their disposal than ever before. These tools come in the form of event management apps, software, online tools and so much more.

We’re forever hearing about new ways in which tech can help event planners. That’s why we decided to gather much of this information in one place. This definitive guide to the use of technology in event management therefore features some of the very best resources on the web. You’ll learn everything you need to know about taking advantage of technology in order to improve the planning process and the event itself.

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Let's start off with an overview of what's big in technology in 2015. You need to know your stuff in order to stay up to date with what's going on in the industry. So these resources will tell you what's hot right now and what you can expect to see in the future as regards event technology.

Best Gadgets for Event Planners

There are some gadgets which every event professional should have to hand to make the planning and running of an event go super smoothly. There are also lots of more advanced pieces of tech that some might want to use for even greater efficiency and success. So here you can take a look at the basics as well as the cool gadgets that you might want to add to your toolbox.

Apps for Event Management & Attendee Engagement

More and more apps that can assists event planners with their duties are being released and this is a wonderful thing because they can be so helpful. Another way in which apps can be beneficial is that you can create an app solely for a specific event. This could improve attendee engagement amongst other things. So this section contains the best apps for event professionals as well as tips on creating your own.

Social Media Marketing for Events

One of the best ways to promote any kind of business venture these days is via social media. This goes for marketing events too. You may already know the basics when it comes to event marketing but you should certainly look to these resources for in-depth advice on how to use all forms social media to market your next event.

Hiring a Virtual Assistant

The beautiful thing about technology is that it allows us to cooperate and work with people all over the world. This means that event planners can hire a virtual assistant to help with their online and administrative duties. Event profs are very busy so this can be super helpful. Here you'll find everything you need to know about hiring a virtual assistant.

Tech Tools for Event Analysis

A core element of event planning is measuring how successful an event is in order to improve upon your methods for next time. This is another instance in which technology can help, particularly in collecting and collating data. So use the following resources to learn how to measure and monitor online activity in order to determine the success of an event.

Tech is clearly a vital component of event planning therefore and will continue to be for many years to come. Because there's so many ways in which technology can be used in the event planning process this guide has a lot of information to take in. So why not use it as a handbook that you can return to again and again?