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Associations need their meeting apps to do more than serve up the conference agenda. One recent study reveals that while the top-four current uses for apps are tactical, the four anticipated uses for 2016 are more strategic.
Associations need their meeting apps to do more than serve up the agenda. While the top four current uses for apps are tactical, the four anticipated uses for next year are more strategic.
- Speaker Profiles
- Session Descriptions
- Expo Floor Maps
- User location-based technology to create seamless session check-in
- User location-based technology to facilitate attendee networking
- In-app activity stream of trending sessions, most popular comments, and so forth
- Ad hoc community building
Source: MPI Meetings Outlook, Spring 2015 Edition
[This article was originally published in the Associations Now print edition, titled "Mobile Multitaskers."]