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For tech's sake: how to make sure your event tech is an asset, not a PR disaster

For tech's sake: how to make sure your event tech is an asset, not a PR disaster

While we were delighted to see #eventtech splashed all over the national newspapers as a reaction to this weekend’s Conservative Conference - we wish it had been for more positive reasons! 

We’re not politicians looking to laugh at a rival party, nor media moguls looking to jump on some clickbait so let’s rise above the noise and look at what we can learn from the Conservative Party’s tech hiccough.

Five lessons from day one of the AEO Conference 2018

Five lessons from day one of the AEO Conference 2018

Five lessons learnt from day one of the AEO Conference

 

Today saw the first day of the 2018 AEO Conference held at The Grand Hotel in Brighton.

The conference is hailed as the definitive business networking forum for senior exhibition organisers. This year’s theme "Technology - Artificial or Reality?" saw industry peers and technology experts debating the role technology will play in delivering future event experiences. 

Here’s our summary of just some of the things learnt at today’s conference

Event technology isn’t the future. It is the now.

Event technology isn’t the future. It is the now.

Over a relatively short period of time, technology for events has become a flourishing industry and provides opportunities to help and support our visitors and exhibitors way beyond what we could have imagined even ten years ago. In many organisations, digital transformation discussions are now being held at c-level and flagged as high priority on meeting agendas in the boardroom.