event2mobile, Web Spiders’ highly popular event management solution, was the Silver Sponsor at the Meetings Technology Expo 2014, a yearly event that focuses on emerging technologies and solutions that help event managers across the globe maximize ROI at their events. Technologies that can help managers increase footfalls at their events and streamline event management are also discussed.
This year, the event was organized at Chicago, where the Web Spiders team presented a tech demo of the latest version of event2mobile in front of a packed house. Among the features showcased was the popular Meeting Module, which lets attendees and delegates connect to one another based on their personal interests. Attendees, for instance, can decide which exhibitor booths they want to visit, based on their interests. Exhibitors can showcase their products to specific groups of attendees based on audience response. Also showcased was the Social Connect Module, which lets event managers promote their events on popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, thereby reaching out to larger target audiences from a single app.
Web Spiders developed the official app for MTE, using the event2mobile platform, for iOS and Android platforms. The iOS version of the app, which supports iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, requires iOS version 5.0 or later to run. It has been especially optimized for iPhone 5. The app can be downloaded from here. The Android version of the app, which supports Android versions 2.3.3 and above. Web Spiders also developed a mobile site for the event.
The Director of Web Spiders in the Americas spoke at a panel discussion at the event, on how mobile applications are essential tools in any successful event manager’s arsenal. Also discussed were ways in which event managers can ensure their apps reach more attendees than ever before. The discussion sparked interest among the entire audience.