‘Selfie Ticket’ puts a face to event attendees’ names
For event organizers and promoters, collecting an email address and a name from each ticket buyer is good for future marketing, but not for really getting to know the community of people that are engaged by their shows and events. Aiming to put a face to the names of customers, the Selfie Ticket provides a more personal and fun way to create a unique admission ticket. READ MORE…

‘Selfie Ticket’ puts a face to event attendees’ names

For event organizers and promoters, collecting an email address and a name from each ticket buyer is good for future marketing, but not for really getting to know the community of people that are engaged by their shows and events. Aiming to put a face to the names of customers, the Selfie Ticket provides a more personal and fun way to create a unique admission ticket. READ MORE…

Marketing events with secret speakers priced as low as AUD 1
Regardless of the industry, week-long conferences can be expensive and — worst of all — tend to drag on a bit. Forgoing the name tags and endless lectures on similar topics, Australia’s Real Big Things is a series of 2-hour events for digital marketers that charges customers by their ticket number. READ MORE…

Marketing events with secret speakers priced as low as AUD 1

Regardless of the industry, week-long conferences can be expensive and — worst of all — tend to drag on a bit. Forgoing the name tags and endless lectures on similar topics, Australia’s Real Big Things is a series of 2-hour events for digital marketers that charges customers by their ticket number. READ MORE…

Web-connected signpost offers dynamic news, info and directions
Tech firm BREAKFAST have been covered on these pages before, after the launch of the Instaprint – a device for events that automatically prints images from Instagram hashtag feeds in real time. Returning with another blend of offline and online innovation, the team has now created Points, a web-enabled public signpost that provides dynamic directions, as well as location-relevant news and information from online feeds. READ MORE…

Web-connected signpost offers dynamic news, info and directions

Tech firm BREAKFAST have been covered on these pages before, after the launch of the Instaprint – a device for events that automatically prints images from Instagram hashtag feeds in real time. Returning with another blend of offline and online innovation, the team has now created Points, a web-enabled public signpost that provides dynamic directions, as well as location-relevant news and information from online feeds. READ MORE…

Eco confetti turns into wildflowers
Eco-minded consumers aren’t going to throw away their ideals when it comes to planning a wedding, and we’ve already seen the Portovert magazine provide ideas for green brides and grooms. Now Netherlands-based gift store niko niko is offering Throw & Grow event confetti, which grows into wildflowers after it’s been thrown. READ MORE…

Eco confetti turns into wildflowers

Eco-minded consumers aren’t going to throw away their ideals when it comes to planning a wedding, and we’ve already seen the Portovert magazine provide ideas for green brides and grooms. Now Netherlands-based gift store niko niko is offering Throw & Grow event confetti, which grows into wildflowers after it’s been thrown. READ MORE…

From Australia, QR code app helps event attendees to skip the queues
Queuing is more often than not an annoyance for consumers and can also be bad for business. Estonian startup Qminder has already offered one option to help customers avoid queues, with its number allocation app that alerts them when it’s their turn to be seen. Our latest spotting is Australia-based ExpressQ, which enables event attendees to pre-order and pre-pay for food, drinks or merchandise for easy collection on the day. READ MORE…

From Australia, QR code app helps event attendees to skip the queues

Queuing is more often than not an annoyance for consumers and can also be bad for business. Estonian startup Qminder has already offered one option to help customers avoid queues, with its number allocation app that alerts them when it’s their turn to be seen. Our latest spotting is Australia-based ExpressQ, which enables event attendees to pre-order and pre-pay for food, drinks or merchandise for easy collection on the day. READ MORE…

Agency sells couples the cancelled wedding plans of others
We’ve already covered two startups in the past week that aim to help redistribute unused commodities that otherwise would go to waste – whether its empty cinema seats or frequent flyer miles. Now Bridal Brokerage aims to do the same for weddings, enabling brides and grooms-to-be to buy ceremony and party plans that others have abandoned. READ MORE…

Agency sells couples the cancelled wedding plans of others

We’ve already covered two startups in the past week that aim to help redistribute unused commodities that otherwise would go to waste – whether its empty cinema seats or frequent flyer miles. Now Bridal Brokerage aims to do the same for weddings, enabling brides and grooms-to-be to buy ceremony and party plans that others have abandoned. READ MORE…

Throwable mic to liven up event participation
Lectures and talks are traditionally one-sided affairs but can become monotonous for audiences if they are not able to voice their own opinion. We’ve already seen Screen.io provide extra content and a channel for feedback through unique event URLs, but the Catchbox is a wireless throwable microphone that aims to liven up seminars by easily enabling audience participation. READ MORE…

Throwable mic to liven up event participation

Lectures and talks are traditionally one-sided affairs but can become monotonous for audiences if they are not able to voice their own opinion. We’ve already seen Screen.io provide extra content and a channel for feedback through unique event URLs, but the Catchbox is a wireless throwable microphone that aims to liven up seminars by easily enabling audience participation. READ MORE…