Technology

Every so often, we stumble across an idea that just makes us go WOW! And our blog series ‘App Of The Month’ is the perfect place to share these discoveries with you.   This month, we’ve got a great little bit of tech in the hotseat – Jifiti. This handy little app really bridges the…

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So you’ve taken the jump – invested in an app for your event, added in loads of great content and now it’s ready for everyone to download – what next? We’re trying to resist using the clichéd phrase but it really is true – just because you build it, it doesn’t mean they’ll come.  …

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So we’re writing this post with our tail slightly between our legs – we have a confession to make to you, our dear blog readers.       We had big dreams of bringing you a weekly dose of the best apps and cakes from around the web but then we realised that there weren’t…

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RFID, NFC, OMG, WTF?

Struggling to get your head around RFID and NFC? Scared people will LOL at your weak understanding of these exciting acronyms? These tiny-yet-critical slivers of technology might seem mysterious, but like so many great ideas they’re actually pretty simple.         RFID and NFC both use radio signals to transmit information. RFID stands…

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Twitter is one of our favourite social media platforms and for reasons beyond aiding our discovery of the latest cat memes. For us, the best bit about Twitter is that it really comes into it’s own in a live event environment  due to the real time nature of the platform. This is one social media…

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You know when something comes along and you think ‘why has no-one ever thought of that before’ – well, you’re about to have one of those moments.     The very literally named ‘Avoid The Shopping Crowds’ is a web based app which advises customers which are the busiest shopping areas in town. Cool, huh?…

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  Sponsors and events go together like honeybees and flowers. It’s the perfect symbiotic relationship. They get to capture the attention of your attendees, and you’re able to use their assets to make your event a real success.   Attracting and keeping premium sponsors is a key task on any event organiser’s checklist, and it’s…

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