Emerging Technology in Meetings by Marketing Mud

There are many emerging technologies that are making Meetings and Conferences easier to coordinate, lower cost, and more engaging for attendees. This presentation will focus on several of these technologies:


FillAnyPDF.com- this technology allows you to upload any document and with the click of a button (and the creation of a FREE account) convert any PDF into a fillable form. Simply download the finished product, and send it out to all of your contacts. Good for: Conference Registrations, Contracts- including Speakers, BEO’s, etc., or Donations of Door Prizes.

Google Docs- this collaboration technology is FREE with the creation of a Google Account (FREE) and allows you to create, share and collaborate in Real Time with colleagues from all over. You can create and share PowerPoint Presentations, Excel Files, Word Documents, PDF’s, Illustrations, and Forms. This will save you hours of time and hundreds of emails (and headaches!)

QR Codes- or “Quick Response Codes” are FREE to generate and can be used in a number of meaningful ways: Direct users to a URL (website) where they can: Download a white paper or book excerpt, Obtain a Special offer from an event sponsor, Enter a Contest, Send Contact Information to a Phone, or Add Subscribers to an Email List.

Twoppy.com- FREE Smart software that Creates a Mobile Event Guide for Conferences, Festivals, Exhibitions, Amusement Parks, Zoos and Sporting Events. Optimized for iPhone, Android, Symbian, Bada and BlackBerry (OS6).

Upload your Event info into the creator and then Publish. Send out to your Event Attendees so they can access information about the Event from their smart phone throughout the event. For example visit Twoppy.com

Poken for Events- Creates a memorable experience for participants and great value for organizers and sponsors by Increasing networking efficiency between participants at your events, Creating a cost-saving and measurable solution to distribute information, Generating quality leads based on people’s real interests, and Associating your brand with innovation and technology.

Use a Poken – USB or other Design, these “Pokens” or the Smart Phone app Version use “Near Field Communication” Technology (NFC). This allows you to transfer contact information, digital collateral materials and other information in seconds. Post event, you create a user login on website dashboard to manage all documents or personal contacts that you collect with your Poken. Visit Poken.com for more information and an overview Video.

Eventbrite- Software that helps you manage the Registration process for a meeting or conference.

Slideshare- Software that allows you to share your PowerPoint Presentations.

Poll Everywhere- Software that allows you to do Polls of your audience via text message and view results in real-time.

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