Why You Need to Utilize Mobile Apps with you Event and Reduce Costs Smartphones have become ubiquitous in today’s society and if you are an event professional or planner mobile apps enhance your event in multiple ways; i.e. improve the experience for your attendees. Lowering printing and related costs, distinguishing your event from your competitors and facilitating communications with your attendees. Your conference attendees are using their smartphones to find restaurants, places to visit while attending an event, connect and network with other attendees. Mobile devices have become the communications choice for your attendees – it makes sense to leverage this technology to your benefit. An event app gives you the leverage to give this opprtunity to your users. Say goodbye to expensive CDs that have to be authored (that end up in the trash) and expensive brochures that require significant investment in development and printing costs. Embrace today’s technology (mobile apps) to save money, drive attendee engagement and enhance the overall quality of your event! Cost Savings Using Mobile App One of your greatest savings for using a Mobile App is going paperless. If you are spending $10-50. for brochures, handouts, USB or thumb drives, CDs, etc., a mobile app (even customized) will be much lower cost and you leverage economies of scale the more attendees you have for your event. You’ll get rid of these fixed costs by using a event planning App: Layout and Design of Brochures and Event related Marketing Materials Bag Stuffing and Setup at the Event Staffing Needs for Handling and Distributing Marketing Materials Attendee Bags, Marketing Materials, etc. Minimizing Wi-Fi Costs or Reducing Entirely Most venues charge for Wi-Fi access and these costs can range from $3-15K depending on the size of your event. And, depending upon attendee usage, the quality of the Wi-Fi can be challenging at times, which can cause a great deal of frustration with your attendees. If you utilize a conference App that does not require Wi-Fi usage you can save on these costs and ensure your attendees will be happy attending your event and you’ll garner rave reviews, which will drive downstream attendance. If you choose a good Mobile App you can eliminate Wi-Fi costs and utilize a single point Internet connection for your attendees in an area in the facility that they can easily utilize. And, you won’t have to deal with sudden bandwidth loads that create frustration with your attendees. Using mobile event app for your event makes sense – you’ll save costs, enhance the experience of your attendees and embrace and leverage smartphone technology!