Exhibition World Issue 4 2017 - Page 46

Technology Feature

App-ropriate technology

Choosing technologies for your exhibitions is not easy , with organisers unsure what ’ s been tried and tested . Event Tech Lab ’ s James Morgan gives his app tips
What is Event Tech Lab ? Event Tech Lab is a partnership community of event tech start-ups from around the world . The lab helps new technology providers get noticed and used by exhibition organisers and other event professionals . Some of the technologies are suited to consumer exhibitions and trade shows . The lab has had these applications tested for reliability . This round-up of newer technologies is looked at through three different perspectives - the organiser , the exhibitor and the attendee .
Organiser Apps Exhibition organisers will be using a variety of technologies to manage production and logistics , marketing and management of an exhibition . Often these technologies are never seen front of house . However , in some instances certain technologies can enhance an exhibition experience as well as provide an extra revenue stream for organisers .
Boomset event entry platform is used to manage a high volume of attendees at exhibitions or large events . Check in people on a guest list with a smile and personal touch or exhibition organisers can take advantage of the high volume , efficient check in system that uses bar code readers linked to badge printers .
Giant iTab can be used to provide an interactive display of information e . g . the event app , floor plans / maps or even allow photos to be taken and uploaded to social media . The giant interactive screens can also be rented to exhibitors to increase
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Technology Feature App-ropriate technology Choosing technologies for your exhibitions is not easy, with organisers unsure what’s been tried and tested. Event Tech Lab’s James Morgan gives his app tips What is Event Tech Lab? Event Tech Lab is a partnership community of event tech start-ups from around the world. The lab helps new technology providers get noticed and used by exhibition organisers and other event professionals. Some of the technologies are suited to consumer exhibitions and trade shows. The lab has had these applications tested for reliability. This round-up of newer technologies is looked at through three different perspectives - the organiser, the exhibitor and the attendee. 46 Issue 4 2017 Organiser Apps Exhibition organisers will be using a variety of technologies to manage production and logistics, marketing and management of an exhibition. Often these technologies are never seen fron و\K]\[YH[[\˜\Z[XY\[[[H[^X][ۈ^\Y[H\[\ݚYB[^H][YHX[H܈ܙ[\\˂\]][[H]ܛH\\YX[YHHY[YHو][Y\˜]^X][ۜ܈\H][ˈX[[HۈHY\\]HZ[H[\ۘ[X܈^X][ۈܙ[\\˜[ZHY[YHوHY[YKYXY[X[\[H]\\\HXY\[YYH[\˂X[UX[H\YݚYH[[\X]H\^Hو[ܛX][ۈKˈB][\ ܈[X\܈][[œHZ[[\YYX[YYXKHX[[\X]HܙY[[[H[Y^X]ܜ[ܙX\B˙^X][۝ܛ ˝Z