In this shifting industry of meetings and events, it is not possible to definitively forecast but, making attendees’ experiences more thoughtful will never go out of style. Hence, the event industry is sharply focused on how attendees experience can be improved; each facet of the process, from marketing and design to execution are concentred in it. Here, modern trends and technologies are becoming a helping hand. They are introducing revolutionized transformations from unbelievable event technology to a revitalized focus on personalized learning environments and attendees’ work and life balance.
We can expect to see these trends hit events everywhere. As attendees become even more globally aware, expectations for engaging, personalized events are going on high. With event technology racing ahead, planners will be able to give attendees experiences that are valuable and memorable, according to their needs, interests, and choices.
In this article, we will discuss the digital world’s influence on attendees’ experiences, the next level of interactive learning, and forecasts for meeting and event technology.
Fast and Effective Cashless payments
These days, cashless payment methods like ApplePay, Samsung Pay, other payment methods are taking stronger place in our daily interactions. Now, the same thing is becoming obvious in the events industry. Cashless payment systems allow attendees to load their money onto the wearable and can use it to pay for items in an event. It will eliminate the additional time spent for waiting to receive change and avoiding those who have to dig out their credit. The entire process is very similar to ApplePay and another payment process, but unlike them, it uses prepaid account information that is stored on the RFID chip in the wearable.
Essential Multi-Use Applications
Mobile Apps have become an essential part of our daily life, and the event industry is no exception. Some wondrous applications bring unlimited opportunities to interact with attendees’ right on their own phones. Presently, apps have become very popular in the industry for a while, but they have advanced in the past few years. The best part is that you can customize an application and make so it looks like it was built especially for an event. At the same time, those mobile apps enhance and personalize the overall attendee experience.
Chatbots are the Best Friends of Event Planners
Present-day, chatbots have become the best friend of event planners. With rapid development, chatbots have integrated into the picture of event planning and execution. The event planner can take advantage of Chatbots for everything from following up on leads to answering customer service inquiries, with an improved ability to understand the emotions of attendees in better ways. In the near future, chatbots are expected to become even more integrated into event experiences; they will be able to answer attendees’ questions and do many tasks.
5G has Increased Network Connectivity
The entry of 4G LTE internet has brought a lot faster network connectivity than it was back in the days of 3G. Now, 5G has brought connectivity by 1,000 times more. This type of speed is performing to bring majors impact on virtually every other piece of event tech. Cloud-based apps will be faster and more reliable. With 5G, developers can push the boundaries with future innovations and technologies.
Collect Data by Integrating Technology Tools
With the support of the integration of technology tools, one can collect all the data, he needs while staying completely unobtrusive to his event experience. Recently, smart floors and mats have come that these allow you to track attendance, popular sponsor booths, high-traffic areas, and more.
Besides, there are multifarious advanced tools that display consolidated key actionable data. These modern and advanced systems connect data from marketing platforms like email campaigns, registration systems, attendance tracking, and post-event surveys to create a picture of the event effectiveness.
Innovation List is Incomplete without Live Streaming
The list of innovation in the event industry is incomplete without live streaming apps. Many companies allow people to share the live video during events or any program on their social media platforms. This development has come up with tremendous changes, now the event industry can expand their reach and generate a larger audience for an event. It also supports to enhance social media engagements by enabling outside “attendees” into the venue where they can see it live and communicate with other people seeing the live stream. This presents unique revenue systems and allows the event organizers to generate quality content that is engaging for attendees.
With time, the applications that you use to keep in contact with your event planning team have become more intelligent, more spontaneous, and more efficient. With virtual check-ins and chatbots, technology takes care of the complete managerial functions and makes you free so you can keep you attendees engaged.