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7 things you must do before asking your audience questions

7 things you must do before asking your audience questions

One of the great things about our event apps is their ability to integrate live polling and questions into your sessions and presentations. These can be vital for creating engaging, vibrant sessions, but if you want it to be anything other than a faddy distraction for attendees then there are a few rules to stick to when planning your questions:

By: Karmen Vladar
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DIY or Buy

DIY or Buy

So, you are considering building your own app for your upcoming conference or event? Does your organization have a very good IT team or you might have a very trusted app developer that you can make use of? With a staggering 2,8 Million apps available for download in the Google Play Store and 2,2 Million in Apple’s App store (March 2017 figure), it is no surprise that Organizers investigate this as an option. Read here for 5 items to consider.

By: Karmen Vladar
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2017 – the year to ditch paper guides and embrace event apps

2017 – the year to ditch paper guides and embrace event apps

There is one guide I look forward to reading every year and that is the Event App Bible. This year’s edition does not disappoint! As Julius Solarius, one of the authors of the Event App Bible states ‘’2017 is the year that will be remembered in the event app world. It will be the year when event apps started to change.’’.

By: Sander Kalkman
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Why we sold IML Interactive…

Why we sold IML Interactive…

On Wednesday January 18th Lumi sold its UK Meetings and Events business, IML Interactive UK, to Crystal Interactive. This transaction created the largest event technology company in the UK. Crystal Interactive has pioneered delegate engagement via text based interaction while, over the course of 25 years, IML has become the global market leader in real-time audience engagement technology.

By: Mark Beilby
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Join in with the Festive Fun: Christmas Quiz and Celebrations

Join in with the Festive Fun: Christmas Quiz and Celebrations

Both the Lumi and Meetoo teams have worked incredibly hard over 2016. So, what better way to reflect on a successful year with some Christmas fun!

By: Sander Kalkman
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Improving the quality of debate at AGMs

Improving the quality of debate at AGMs

A frequent criticism of the current format of company general meetings is that the quality of debate between shareholders and the board is lacking.

By: Oliver Bampfield
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What does the latest update to the Lumi Event App mean to customers?

What does the latest update to the Lumi Event App mean to customers?

An interview with Lumi's Event App Product Manager.

By: Peter Eyre
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Meetoo App wins at Event Tech Awards 2016

Meetoo App wins at Event Tech Awards 2016

The Lumi team are proud to win the award for ‘Best use of Technology for Analytics, Data Collection and Insight’ for their Meetoo app

By: Ben Waugh
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My first Dreamforce

My first Dreamforce

Ask anyone I work with and they will tell you I am a walking testimonial for Salesforce! I am a huge advocate for not just their apps and products (of which we use PLENTY) but also the company. They are inspiring, innovative, philanthropic, progressive (the list goes on) and they move at the speed of light. So when I got the ‘YES’ from my CEO saying I could attend Dreamforce, sure… I was pretty excited!

By: Victoria Wallace
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Team Lumi in Rio gets our vote

Team Lumi in Rio gets our vote

As business trips go – Rio in August 2016 is not a bad destination or dateline. Although I know very well that Team Lumi has been working hard out there, I couldn’t help but feel some envy when I saw this photo of them soaking up the atmosphere.

By: Karmen Vladar
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