In This Episode:
Today’s guest is Corbin Ball, international speaker, consultant and writer helping clients worldwide use technology to save time and improve productivity. With 20 years of experience running international technology meetings, he now is a highly acclaimed speaker with the ability to make complex subjects understandable and fun. He is one of The 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry.
Show Title: Top Technology Trends Transforming The Events & Tradeshow Industries & What It Means For You
TME Show Hosts: Publisher, Founding Editor, AJ Jardien and Co Founder, Chief-In-Editor, LJ Porter
Expert Guest: Corbin Ball, CSP, CMP, DES, MS, International Speaker, Consultant, Founder of Corbin Ball & Co.
Total length: 19 minutes
Time Stamp Show Notes
01:01 – Corbin’s story
02:05 – Predictions of Augment Reality and Virtual Reality (VR), how we will see major growth at exhibits and events. Big tech companies like Google, Facebook, and Samsung are making major investments in VR technologies.
03:10 – How VR applications will apply to tradeshows and events
03:20 – Site Inspections using this VR technology will be an immersive experience and good way at look at meeting facilities
04:45 – Mobile event apps are now standard and widely adopted, 85% planners surveyed
05:39 – The next big steps for mobile event apps are analytics, see more elimination of session descriptions, event guides, and paper programming
06:10 – Every touch point is track-able on a mobile event app
06:20 – Future beacon technology, every movement can be track-able
06:35 – Goldmine of information to improve events using event tech data analytics “Big Data”
07:29 – Engage people by using their mobile devices at events
07:58 – (AH-HA Moment) “Turning distraction into action” using attendees mobiles devices as a event tool to make people focus and learn
08:32 – Images and videos will dominate social channels at events
09:30 – Challenges for demands of more Wifi and connectivity resources as rich media dominates events
10:53 – Internet of things, what it looks like and how it is applied at events
11:40 – Wearable technology will increase like smart bracelets, wearable beacons, and smart name badges at exhibitions and events
14:40 – Event Intelligence will be the next big thing
Stay informed on what’s happening now (and the future) – all while driving into work, on your daily commute, or just catching up on emails. We are TME Podcast Show, with your hosts AJ Jardien and LJ Porter.