Blog

GITEX Technology Week App

GITEX Technology Week App

As GITEX specialises in technology, the audience is of course a discerning one – and as the exhibition needs to demonstrate expertise within the area, the choice to go with GenieConnect event technology for this year’s exhibition was an important one. The technology event space is one we particularly excel in – as the official event app and attendee portal provider for Cisco, Samsung and GSMA.

Read More
What event organizers can learn from the latest mobile statistics

What event organizers can learn from the latest mobile statistics

The latest Comscore “US mobile app report” is an interesting read – giving a real insight into digital media and how users are really spending their time on their smartphones and tablets. While the report primarily focuses on consumer habits, it also supplies a great insight for the event industry.

Read More
iOS 8 and the iPhone 6 - What We Know

iOS 8 and the iPhone 6 - What We Know

All we know for sure is that Apple have invited the press to their big event on September 9th – and Apple fans around the world are speculating on what might be announced. Here's our take on the situation!

Read More
Beacons – what are they good for?

Beacons – what are they good for?

Now that the hype has settled somewhat on beacon technology, now is a good time to evaluate where they can really add value to the events industry. Having worked with a number of customers to integrate beacon technology into our solutions based on their real-world requirements, we believe that there are – for now at least – three main use cases.

Read More
Reasons to be cheerful at GenieConnect

Reasons to be cheerful at GenieConnect

As we mentally check out of the work place and into whatever accommodation has been booked for our August holidays, it’s natural to reflect on what (if anything!) we’ve achieved over the course of the last six months or so. And from a GenieConnect perspective, it’s been a very good year so far.

Read More
Security: the ugly secret at the heart of #eventtech?

Security: the ugly secret at the heart of #eventtech?

Mobile Security is a big topic, while in the event tech it's hardly talked about. Even with the recent issue reported in TechWeekEurope - for the RSA Security Conference, which "leaked data on thousands of users". We're asking why event tech vendors have their head in the sand on this issue, and stepping up our security strategy to reassure our clients that their data is safe.

Read More