INTRODUCING The Event App Bible 2016

A free report for event planners about understanding, choosing and implementing mobile apps for events.


Research, strategy, tips and guidance on getting the most out of your event mobile app.

Insights and feedback about our research findings and the future of mobile apps for events.

Checklists and templates to reflect the current needs of event professionals when selecting an event app.

Find out if you should invest in an event mobile app and how to sell the idea to your boss, board or client.

OVERVIEW Learn From Unprecedented Event Industry Research

The Largest Independent Research about Event Mobile Apps.

  • Over 900 Respondents

    Over 900 #eventprofs shared their valuable thoughts and experiences of event mobile apps.

  • What You Need To Know About Event Apps

    Templates, checklists, project management timeline and top tips to ensure you choose the right event app.

  • Compare 125 Event Apps

    We have included over 125 of the best event mobile apps across all price ranges, and displayed the findings in handy tables. Easily compare features within price bands ranging from free to over $5,000.

CHAPTER DETAILS What You’ll Find Inside

  • Strategy

    Do you really need an event app and why? How to approach researching and purchasing event mobile apps. How to persuade the rest of the team.

  • Selection

    The most comprehensive assessment of the app market to date. What features are available for your budget? Compare 125 apps and ensure you are getting value for money.

  • RFP

    Templates and checklists to easily create the perfect RFP for your mobile app.

  • Glossary

    Our handy glossary explains the different terminology and feature descriptions you will need when researching the perfect mobile app for your event.

  • Engagement

    We discuss how to increase adoption and engagement with your event app, before and during your event.

  • Project Management Template

    What are the stages in implementing your mobile app? Adapt our downloadable template to your own bespoke timescales.

125 Event App Providers

MEET THE AUTHOR Julius Solaris

Julius is the editor of He is the author of Social Media for Events, the Good Event Registration Guide and Event Trends. He is an international speaker for the event industry.

His expertise includes Event Trends, Technology and Social Media. EventManagerBlog.Com is the most popular resource for event professionals looking for tips and inspiration on event planning and event tech.

Julius Solaris


Becki Cross

Becki Cross is MD of UK based event management company Events Northern Ltd, established in 2004.

Organising conferences and corporate events is Becki’s passion and she enjoys incorporating event technologies and social media into the mix.

Becki is the Deputy Editor and Contributor to EventMB, her dream job alongside event planning!

Michelle Bruno

Michelle Bruno is a writer, blogger, and technology journalist based in Salt Lake City, Utah. She develops content and content strategies for event-industry technology companies at Bruno Group Signature Services. She writes about event innovation at Fork in the Road blog and publishes Event Tech Brief, a weekly newsletter and website on event technology.

She is a former meeting planner and has received both the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and Certified Exhibition Manager (CEM) designations. She holds a Master of Professional Communication (MPC) degree.

Adrian Segar

Adrian Segar has designed, convened, and facilitated events for over thirty years. After obtaining a Ph.D. for research in experimental elementary particle physics at CERN, co-owning and managing a solar manufacturing company, teaching computer science, and information technology consulting, he realized that he especially loved to facilitate connection between people at events, and has been doing so ever since.

Adrian is an energetic champion for participation-rich and participant-led meetings that uncover and satisfy attendee needs for relevant education, connection, engagement, and community. He has written two popular books on meeting design: Conferences That Work: Creating Events That People Love and The Power of Participation: Creating Conferences That Deliver Learning, Connection, Engagement, and Action.

Adrian writes regularly on event design and related issues on his blog, is the community manager of the Google Plus #eventprofs community, and tweets frequently on all manner of topics (@ASegar)."

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