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Tip: Send Confirmation Email on Google Form Submission

If you are using Google forms for your conference surveys, you can enhance the form submission experience by sending a confirmation email that may contain more information about your next meeting. Simply follow the steps in the video below to have your form send an email to the respondent upon submission. Try it out and [...]

Tip: Send Confirmation Email on Google Form Submission 2018-02-25T07:02:37+00:00

Interesting #EventTech & Apps for #EventProfs

A wide variety of event apps and third party technology can help meeting planners and event professionals to increase efficiency, stay better organized, and create a more engaging experience for attendees. Below you'll find a list of apps or meeting and event technology that caught our attention - we'll keep adding over time so bookmark [...]

Interesting #EventTech & Apps for #EventProfs 2018-02-25T07:02:37+00:00

‘FREAK’ Security Flaw

You may have seen in the news that a new security vulnerability, called the 'Freak' security flaw, has been found in the SSL encryption that browsers and websites use to transmit secure data and impacts 10% of the internet’s top sites as well as Safari for iOS and desktops, Chrome for Android and desktops, Internet [...]

‘FREAK’ Security Flaw 2015-03-09T19:13:56+00:00

FCC releases advisory: Wi-Fi blocking is prohibited!

Yesterday, the FCC released an enforcement advisory that Wi-Fi blocking, with which Marriott made news last year, is prohibited and everyone interfering with personal networks or hotspots will be investigated. Read the notice This is great news for event professionals and meeting planners since too many venues are still charging extremely high fees for dismal [...]

FCC releases advisory: Wi-Fi blocking is prohibited! 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

ATIV Software Launches New Expo Experience for Meeting Attendees in EventPilot Mobile Conference App

The EventPilot meeting app makes it easy for event attendees to plan and easily navigate conference exhibition halls in order to maximize face-time with vendors Santa Rosa, Calif. - January 13, 2015 - ATIV Software, publishers of the leading mobile conference app for medical and scientific meetings -- EventPilot -- announced today the availability of [...]

ATIV Software Launches New Expo Experience for Meeting Attendees in EventPilot Mobile Conference App 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

Thousands of Abstracts in Medical Meeting App

From "Headache" with generic event app to success with specialized medical meeting app The World Transplant Congress (WTC) is a joint meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS), The Transplantation Society (TTS) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST). At the meeting, 7,000 surgeons and healthcare professionals gather to present over 3,000 research [...]

Thousands of Abstracts in Medical Meeting App 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

Busted: Hotels not allowed to block Wi-Fi networks from mobile-device hotspots

FCC fines Marriott for blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Marriott made big news for our industry this month: Hotels are not allowed to block personal hotspots and Marriott got fined $600,000 for doing so. The hotel charged exorbitant fees of $250-$1,000 per device to use the Gaylord Wi-Fi service in [...]

Busted: Hotels not allowed to block Wi-Fi networks from mobile-device hotspots 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

EventPilot® Conference App Enables Augmented Reality for Meetings and Events

Meeting planners can use the scientific and medical conference app EventPilot to drive attendee engagement with leading Layar Augmented Reality Santa Rosa, Calif. - October 16, 2014 ATIV Software’s EventPilot conference app offers the latest in event technology with the integrated world leading Layar Augmented Reality (AR) SDK. Meeting planners can create a seamless Augmented [...]

EventPilot® Conference App Enables Augmented Reality for Meetings and Events 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

ATIV Software’s EventPilot® conference app receives honorable mention in EIBTM Technology Awards

With innovative iBeacon™ location-based features, EventPilot medical meeting app in top four meetings & events industry technology awards Santa Rosa, Calif. - October 14, 2014 - The EventPilot medical conference app received an honorable mention today as number three in the top four event technologies in the 2014 EIBTM Technology Watch Award for the meetings [...]

ATIV Software’s EventPilot® conference app receives honorable mention in EIBTM Technology Awards 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

How iBeacons work for location-based notifications in event app

Watch proximity to a beacon trigger alerts in EventPilot Apple's iBeacon™ technology is built into our EventPilot conference app and is available as an add-on module in all of our editions. The Location Alerts module allows meeting professionals to set up notification messages that are not just timed, but are triggered if the attendee is [...]

How iBeacons work for location-based notifications in event app 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

ATIV’s EventPilot Conference App Chosen as Meffys Awards Finalist

The Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF), the global community for mobile content and commerce, selected the sustainable EventPilot paperless meeting app as finalist in 2014 Meffys awards Santa Rosa, Calif. - September 23, 2014 - ATIV Software’s EventPilot conference app today was named finalist for the 2014 Mobile Entertainment Forum Meffys Awards in the category Mobile [...]

ATIV’s EventPilot Conference App Chosen as Meffys Awards Finalist 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

Technology Award – Supporting Links

The only conference app specifically designed for medical and scientific meetings Find out what makes our scientific meeting app different. Finding Sessions is Key to Success Attendees install apps for one reason: to build their schedule. We ensure that EventPilot helps attendees find exactly what they are looking for, even if they make spelling errors. [...]

Technology Award – Supporting Links 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

iBeacon and GPS push notifications in EventPilot Conference Apps

Exciting new ways to communicate with your attendees using iBeacon™ and Beacons or GPS Our dev team has been working hard to bring the latest in event technology to your conferences. We have implemented push notification support for indoor and outdoor locations, so that you can send location relevant messages to your attendees directly from [...]

iBeacon and GPS push notifications in EventPilot Conference Apps 2018-02-25T07:02:38+00:00

12 Tips to Increase Mobile Event App Adoption

To successfully implement a conference not only requires a great app people would want to download, but also that attendees actually know about it. Since they are usually busy professionals just like you and I, they probably don't have their mind freed up for your conference until they are on their way to your venue. [...]

12 Tips to Increase Mobile Event App Adoption 2018-02-25T07:02:39+00:00

How to Enroll in the Apple Developer Program

The Apple Developer Program allows you to publish apps and install a proof version on your own devices before submission. All you need is a login (Apple ID) and completing an enrollment. Once the enrollment is complete, Apple will process the forms and send you an activation notice when they approve your application. Apple makes [...]

How to Enroll in the Apple Developer Program 2018-02-25T07:02:40+00:00

7 Tips for Creating Offline Content for Your Native Conference App

With EventPilot, you have a lot of flexibility to add event related content from housing information to event hours to bus schedules or emergency contacts. Adding this content as HTML directly within your native event app offers great benefits: offline viewing searchable - included in Global Search accessible either via banner on NOW screen or [...]

7 Tips for Creating Offline Content for Your Native Conference App 2018-02-25T07:02:43+00:00

Tutorial Series for Creating the Best Conference App with EventPilot – Data Fields

New Video Tutorial: What content goes where in the app The EventPilot conference app is a highly advanced mobile event app with many fields you can populate and customize. In this tutorial, we cover the different core detail views and which data field appears where in the view. Data items can either be added and [...]

Tutorial Series for Creating the Best Conference App with EventPilot – Data Fields 2018-02-25T07:02:44+00:00

Tutorial Series for Creating the Best Conference App with EventPilot – Offline Search

New Video Tutorial: Tips on Using the Search The EventPilot conference app offers a very powerful search and this tutorial is designed to make the most out of this search functionality. Because the app is specifically designed for large medical and scientific meetings with thousands of sessions and research abstracts, it's critical that the search [...]

Tutorial Series for Creating the Best Conference App with EventPilot – Offline Search 2018-02-25T07:02:44+00:00

Vote for EventPilot to win EyeforTravel’s Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards 2013

EventPilot is in the next round for the EyeforTravel’s Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards 2013 and needs your vote to win. The online voting will close on Tuesday March 5th at 5pm PST. The votes will then count towards 50% of the decision to narrow down the 2 most successful entrants in each category. [...]

Vote for EventPilot to win EyeforTravel’s Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards 2013 2018-02-25T07:02:45+00:00