News & Articles - registration

  • What to Look for in a Digital Event Platform

    Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, there were many web-based platforms that supported live events in limited capacities like video meetings or virtual walkthrough tours. Some platforms, such as event apps, have grown out of their ability to network an audience, connect buyers and sellers, and recommend relevant content to key audiences. Others are education platforms built for storing on-demand videos curated for the user to mimic a trade show or event experience. The current higher demand for an all-encompassing solution is driving…

    Event Operations, Virtual Events

  • Steps to Protect Yourself if an Event is Cancelled

    Many events have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in cancellations. Some vendors have returned deposits while others have agreed to hold them as a credit toward rescheduled events. Then there are those who have refused refunds or credits altogether. Why the difference? It often comes down to the terms included in your contract. With uncertainty around the outbreak and, consequently, when in-person events may take place, it’s important to review the cancellation policy to avoid a penalty. Also,…

    Meeting Community, The Business of Meetings

  • GBTA announces Innovation Leaders of Today panel at GBTA Conference 2017 Toronto

    The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, has announced a new panel to be featured on Centre Stage at GBTA Conference 2017 Toronto, May 23 – 25: Innovation Leaders of Today. The Wednesday morning panel will feature prominent industry executive leaders discussing the impact of innovative technology on the ever-changing travel landscape.It will be moderated by BCD Travel Director of Emerging Technologies Miriam Moscovici. Panelists include: Dan Ruch, Founder & CEO of Rocketrip…

    Breaking News, Corporate Travel & Incentives, Meeting Community, Travel Tips & News

  • The future of web-based event registration and why you should be using it

    Web-based registration systems have rectified many event registration problems of the past. Credit cards are encrypted; credit card holders are immediately notified if their card is not acceptable; drop down menus and ‘must complete’ fields ensure the correct information is input by the attendee. All this happens in the blink of an eye in today’s world. As this article is being written in summer 2012, mobile registration apps are just beginning to hit the conference world. What does the future hold for registration technology?

    Event Operations, Event Registration, Social Media & Technology

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