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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

Predictions for 2013: Event Wi-Fi problems will get worse before getting better.

Corbin Ball's 6th prediction for 2013 confirms a trend we have seen as well: Event Wi-Fi problems will get worse before getting better. With attendees bringing multiple devices and sharing/consuming information throughout the conference, existing bandwidth often crawls to a halt, which causes a lot of attendee frustration. While Wi-Fi is required for social media [...]

Predictions for 2013: Event Wi-Fi problems will get worse before getting better. 2018-02-25T07:02:45+00:00

EventPilot fully supports iPhone 5

Today, the updated version of EventPilot Express has been approved by Apple to fully support the new iPhone 5 screen size and ensure the best user experience. New branded imagery options include the app launch screen and the horizontal event banner for iPhone 5 dimensions. All EventPilot conference apps now being submitted automatically include support [...]

EventPilot fully supports iPhone 5 2018-02-25T07:02:45+00:00

Do you have a zero-waste initiative for your events?

I recently came across the documentary "Unwasted - The Future of Business on Earth". It includes powerful success stories from many types of businesses on reducing waste and how, in a few years, they increased their recycling programs. As an event planner, you have a lot of control over the total amount of garbage produced [...]

Do you have a zero-waste initiative for your events? 2012-10-09T07:28:26+00:00

ATIV Software’s EventPilot® honored with GOLD Stevie® Award in 2012 American Business Awards℠

EventPilot conference app received Gold Stevie®  Award at “New Products & Tech Awards Banquet” in San Francisco last night Santa Rosa, Calif. - September 18, 2012 - ATIV Software was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the Education & Reference App category for its conference app EventPilot in The 10th Annual American Business Awards [...]

ATIV Software’s EventPilot® honored with GOLD Stevie® Award in 2012 American Business Awards℠ 2018-02-25T07:02:45+00:00

10 Strategies towards paperless events, conferences, and meetings

Thanks to today's mobile conference apps, creating a more eco friendly event without compromising the attendee experience is possible The thought of going completely paperless can seem a little scary - attendees want and need their handouts. Going paperless doesn't have to mean you are taking something away from attendees. Digital content is not just [...]

10 Strategies towards paperless events, conferences, and meetings 2018-02-25T07:02:46+00:00

Top 7 Ways To Leverage the Power of Live Tweeting at Conferences & Events

Social media has become a part of almost every major meeting, conference and event. At a minimum, event planners are using Twitter, Facebook, or sites such as LinkedIn, MeetUp and Google+, as virtual pre and post event gathering places for attendees, sponsors and even non-attendees who just want to be “in the know.” We had [...]

Top 7 Ways To Leverage the Power of Live Tweeting at Conferences & Events 2018-02-25T07:02:46+00:00

Native vs. Web App is Key Decision since Wi-Fi at venues is too expensive and not meeting demands

IAEE releases white paper: Wi-Fi and Mobile Challenges in the Exhibitions and Events Industry Reading the white paper by IAEE, not much seems to have changed during the past 5 years when it comes to Internet access at venues - it's too limited and too expensive. Demand will only increase with the expected rise in [...]

Native vs. Web App is Key Decision since Wi-Fi at venues is too expensive and not meeting demands 2018-02-25T07:02:46+00:00

Conference App on new Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone 7

EventPilot Web Version is ready for AT&T's launch of the new Nokia Lumia 900 While the smartphone marketplace is very well established with Android (50%+) and iOS (30%), AT&T is making some waves with its new Lumia 900. If your attendees are showing up with a Lumia, no worries: Each EventPilot conference app implementation includes [...]

Conference App on new Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone 7 2018-02-25T07:02:47+00:00

5 tips to reduce stress for event planners with the help of EventPilot

Best business job, but stressful! EventPilot conference apps can help alleviate some of the stress   While Meeting, Convention, and Event Planner was picked as the best business job of 2012, it is also the 6th most stressful. Here are a few tips that can make your life easier:   1. Save time: Go paperless [...]

5 tips to reduce stress for event planners with the help of EventPilot 2018-02-25T07:02:47+00:00

EventPilot conference app looks beautiful on iPad 3

The new iPad 3 is taking off and according to Apple sold more than 3 million in 4 days! We have tested EventPilot on our new shiny iPad 3 and the graphics look beautiful. Your attendees will be thrilled viewing the session PowerPoint slides during the sessions on the nice screen.

EventPilot conference app looks beautiful on iPad 3 2018-02-25T07:02:47+00:00

Paperless events made possible with EventPilot conference apps: Include PowerPoint Presentations

Reducing paper at events has never been easier with the integrated offline PowerPoint viewer with slide-based note taking and unique slide sharing on Twitter One of the biggest advantages of EventPilot is the ability to integrate session materials such as PowerPoint slides offline. Here is some more info to answer any questions you may have [...]

Paperless events made possible with EventPilot conference apps: Include PowerPoint Presentations 2018-02-25T07:02:47+00:00

New version of EventPilot creates better experience for conference attendees

Specific new features for medical meetings! We are excited to launch our new version of EventPilot with some great features that make event planner's lives easier and give medical and scientific meeting attendees more control over managing massive event programs. Smart Filters The smart filter functionality allows users to create manageable lists of choices that [...]

New version of EventPilot creates better experience for conference attendees 2018-02-25T07:02:47+00:00

Optimize PDFs for Mobile Use

Including links to PDFs in your mobile conference app is a great way to give access to additional information. EventPilot offers you unlimited flexibility for linking to PDFs from within the app. For example, you could include product fact sheets for your exhibitors, brochures for sponsors, or non-PowerPoint session materials in the session description. However, [...]

Optimize PDFs for Mobile Use 2020-04-28T17:39:45+00:00