I've been in the Event Tech industry some eight years now. I use the term ‘tech’ a little loosely, as when first entered the industry people had just realised that printing tickets on-site was more efficient (and of course significantly cheaper) than sending out thousands of pre-printed tickets through Royal Mail. That was about as good as it got.
The event app has for a long time been the jack-of-all-trades solution in the event manager's armoury. They allow for lead registration, audience engagement, and act as a virtual agenda for audiences to reference. Safe to say, they’re a valuable addition to most conferences.
I guess you’ve heard of PowerPoint? Well if not, I suggest you go and have a long hard look at yourself in the mirror. PowerPoint has dominated the presentation market for years, and today (20th April 2017) it turns 30 years old.
Last Friday we said our fond farewells to the team at the Microsoft London Accelerator. Being selected back in February 2016 meant we’ve spent a year under the wing of one of the world’s largest tech companies, and one highly relevant to what we do here at Glisser.
Working in a startup with entrepreneurs who’ve had the guts to go it alone is by no means a smooth ride. The unpredictability and fast-paced approach can leave you with no option but to think on your feet, and some days more often than not, you may find yourself on a turbulent path.