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Event Fails: The Tale of the Unknown Vendors

By Autumn Cardone | December 10, 2018

Event Fails are real-life experiences from attendees about the concerts, conventions, festivals, and other large events they attended that resulted in frustrated attendees, lost event revenue, and/or upset vendors.   This Event Fail resulted in lost sales not just for the vendors, but for the event as well.  Our recounter remembers, “It was our first […]

Looking Into the Crystal Ball

By Autumn Cardone | December 24, 2018

By releasing your event app before your event, it becomes a predictor of which presenters and vendors your attendees will be most drawn to, allowing you to plan your event accordingly.   You already know EventTime™ is a powerful tool for producing hard data during and after your event, but did you know it can […]

She Loves You, She Loves You Not

By Autumn Cardone | November 26, 2018

Trying to figure out which presenters were the most popular without some kind of user rating is like picking petals off a daisy, and about as accurate. Even if you had an end-of-lecture survey, rarely will you see less than 2 stars. After all, the people filling out your survey are the ones that stayed. […]

It’s Not Too Late, Baby

By Autumn Cardone | November 12, 2018

The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus is quoted as saying “change is the only constant in life.” As an event producer, you know how true this is.  From last-minute presenter cancellations to whole venue reconfigurations, making a change at the last minute is sure to keep you and your staff up late. You waste money on […]

You Look Great!

By Autumn Cardone | October 15, 2018

There’s a scene in the movie “Back To The Future” where the main character, Marty, has gone back in time to when his mother was in high school.  She assumes his name must be Calvin because it was written on everything he wore. Now, that may have been great advertising for Calvin, but it was […]

Time is Money – Let Us Do It

By Autumn Cardone | October 29, 2018

Let’s face it.  Every event has its headaches and stressors before the event that needs to be dealt with.  One of the biggest is getting all the information about your presenters, sponsors, and vendors into your event app’s database. In this day and age, that means including properly sized and formatted images, detailed descriptions, website […]

Sponsors Love Our EventTimeApp

By Autumn Cardone | August 20, 2018

Usually at an event, there are banners or posters thanking the event sponsors and a small listing in the printed schedule. But the event sponsor’s name often gets overlooked by those who don’t know what the sponsor does; as the saying goes – “out of sight, out of mind.” Using the EventTime™ app changes this, […]

The Waste Not Made

By Autumn Cardone | July 23, 2018

642 tons of waste was created by the 99,000+ people that attended the six-day 2017 Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California — 130 tons of waste was created by the 130,000 people attending the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con, with only 98 tons recycled. It took two shifts of crews 3 days to get everything cleaned up– […]

Can You Hear Me Now?

By Autumn Cardone | September 3, 2018

With cell connectivity seemingly everywhere, there is a strong temptation to just have people stay connected in order to use an event app. However, that’s not always a possibility. If you’ve ever been in the middle of a conversation when your connection dropped or been listening to something on a streaming service when you went […]

The Fate of the Lost Participant

By Autumn Cardone | September 17, 2018

Wander the hallways or pathways at any large event and you are likely to see four different types of attendees: The lost attendee, squinting over a much-folded map, trying to figure out where they are and where they need to go. The frustrated attendee, trying to find where their seminar was moved to because it […]