Posts Tagged: trade show

kchopson

Checkout EventRebels’ New Website!

EventRebels is very excited to introduce our new website, designed and built by our friends at Ainsley & Company. Besides having an exciting new look, the site has a number of new features that you may find of interest. Most exciting is four new product videos! These short videos give you a quick, but thorough, offering of our main product lines. There are videos for: EROnline, the most robust conference software in the industry. ERShow, our online interactive trade show and exhibitor management software. ERSpeaker for call for papers and speaker management. There is also a video that introduces our... Read more »

lbradford

Protecting Privacy at Events

Events no longer exist solely in the physical realm. With event registration forms, websites, apps, and social media accounts, a fair amount of information is being collected and shared online. How will your attendees know that you are taking the appropriate steps towards protecting their privacy? Consider writing a clear and comprehensive privacy policy. Include information about how you plan to collect, use, and disclose your registrants’ personally identifiable information. This article will examine everything you need to consider as you develop your event’s privacy plans. What is personally identifiable information? The first step to protecting personally identifiable information is... Read more »

lbradford

Three Reasons You Should Start Text Messaging Your Attendees

1.Text messages have a high open rate Text messages are simply read more often than e-mail messages. According to a Nielsen study, 97% of text messages are read within 15 minutes of being sent. Even the most successful e-mail marketing campaigns fall far short of this number. A Silverpop study reports that the top email marketing campaigns have an open rate of around 35.7%. For the average email campaign, the open rate is only 19.7%. If you have an important message to deliver to your attendees, send it through a text message. It’s much more likely to be read. 2.Text... Read more »

lbradford

Create Your Own Web Pages

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Did you know that you can create custom web pages from your meeting’s Control Center? Use custom pages to share extra information about your event with your attendees. For example, create pages for hotel and travel information, schedules and agendas, or presenter bios. No HTML or CSS coding knowledge is necessary; all you will need to do is enter the content. Custom pages automatically have the same layout and style as your form. To get started, go to the Meeting Wizard “Web Site Menu” page. Here you will see a list of all of the pages currently associated with your... Read more »

kchopson

Make it Easy for Exhibitors to Give You Money

If you are doing exhibitor management the old fashioned way then you are spending a lot of time faxing or mailing or processing paper forms sent to and from your exhibitors. You probably have huge spreadsheets of information. Likewise, you prospective exhibitor probably has a special “folder” of all the paper that’s been passed and forth, which has consumed a great deal of the exhibitor’s and your time. Furthermore, the money the exhibitor can be sending you is slowed down with mailings and manual credit card processing. Do you want to cut out this paperwork and receive revenue from your... Read more »

Do You Have Efficient Event Registration Software?

If your company offers online conference registration services, one thing is certain – to be successful, you need to have efficient conference registration software! If you want to know how to make your conference and event registration simpler and also increase usability, contact the experts at Event Rebels today.

What You Need in Your Conference Registration Software, Part 3

In our last posting we continued our review of the right technology for your conference registration software. We mentioned that a full conference registration package should have all of these elements (where applicable): • Online Registration with Conditional Logic • Flexible Pricing and Discounting • Membership database links • Self-Service registration • Transaction Based Accounting • Exhibitor Management • E-Marketing • Real-time Custom Reports • Onsite Registration • Post-conference surveys We will now look at how e-marketing allows you to take your data and increase your attendances and participation in your conferences.

What You Need in Your Conference Registration Software, Part 2

In our last posting we reviewed the right technology for your conference. We mentioned that a full conference registration package should have all of these elements (where applicable): Online Registration with Conditional Logic Flexible Pricing and Discounting Membership database links Self-Service registration Transaction Based Accounting Exhibitor Management E-Marketing Real-time Custom Reports Onsite Registration Post-conference surveys We covered the first three elements in our previous article – now let’s look at the next three.

What You Need in Your Conference Registration Software, Part 1

Very few activities in the travel and hospitality industry bring more disparate elements together than a conference.  So many different groups of people are involved – planners, speakers, hoteliers, airlines, destinations, vendors, technology, exhibitors, attendees and more. All of these usually are at remote locations, yet have to communicate frequently.