Author: Phil Rappoport

“OK, Zoomer” — Fun Terms for Virtual Meetings

  As an active board member and committee member for a variety of non-profits, I’ve been on numerous video calls during the past several months. When looking at the video gallery of all the attendees, […]

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Considering Virtual Meetings During the Coronavirus Epidemic?

As we experience the growing national crisis relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19) together, many organizations have decided to postpone or cancel their meetings. However, based on calls and emails we’ve received recently, some of you […]

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Yes, Turn on Your Phone…Why Colleges Use Event Apps to Keep Parents and Students Engaged

Working in tandem with the folks at Washington University in St. Louis’s First Year Center, we’ve helped to enhance the various events where parents and students come together. Our mobile event app is helping students […]

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How to Select a Mobile Event App Provider

When an meeting planner is considering using a mobile app, I recommend starting with this question: “What is my attendee value proposition, and how will technology contribute to solutions?” The “attendee value proposition” is like a […]

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What Should API Integration with a Mobile Event App Cost?

Recently on PCMA Catalyst — a meeting professional message board — an industry colleague posted a question. He understood that for a meeting app to obtain content information such as the attendee list, one way […]

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How long should your conference app stay active?

A meeting planner posted this question on PCMA’s Forum: “I’m wondering how long your annual conference app is allowed to stay active?” I’ve heard stories where the mobile conference app provider or client organizer turns the app […]

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Independent Planners See Financial Gains and Flexibility

by Phil Rappoport, VP/Chief Marketing Officer of AgendaPop I wrote the following article for the cover story of the October 2015 issue of “The Chatter,” the official newsletter of the Capital Chapter of PCMA, the […]

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Leadership Lessons from Social Media Affect Event Mobile Apps

 by Phil Rappoport, VP/Chief Marketing Officer of AgendaPop In their book, “A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive” (AMACOM, 2014), Ted Coiné and Mark Babbitt effectively lay out the argument that social […]

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