Mobile app developer QuickMobile, IMEX Group and the Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA) have announced a second survey as part of their global research of meetings professionals to identify perceptions, uses, challenges and opportunities surrounding mobile event apps.
Part one of the survey was completed earlier this year with results reported at IMEX in Frankfurt.
The second round of research, which will once again be conducted by Insights West, will target corporate event marketers and focus on budgeting, app functionality, and how the mobile app fits into the overall events and meetings strategy.
“The insights from the first study announced in May provided the industry’s first broad understanding of the trends and uses of mobile event apps,” said Kim Gishler, Executive Director of CEMA. “We will use this next round of surveys to reach even more industry professionals and strengthen our initial benchmarks.
“It’s clear from the first survey that mobile event apps are having a positive impact on meetings and conferences. New innovations in mobile and app technologies will likely do even more to improve the event experience,” she added.
Patrick Payne, CEO of QuickMobile, said: “In our first round of surveys we learned that there is tremendous room for growth as the majority of respondents do not include mobile event apps in their budgets. This second round will help to deepen our understanding from earlier this year. With the support of IMEX and CEMA, we will have a strong representation of the industry. We appreciate their ongoing collaboration on this important project.”
The survey is available at yourinsights.ca/eventapps2014and the results will be presented at IMEX America in Las Vegas October 14, 2014.
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