#Eventprofs-verify tickets quickly and easily with Snapup Tickets iPhone app

Snapup Tickets has developed a quick and easy way to verify ticket sales on-site at your event with our new Snapup Tickets iOS mobile app.  The app provides functionality for event organizers to scan and verify tickets for any of their live events on the Snapup ticket platform. Scan rates as quick as 2 seconds per scan combined with real-time database updates mean that multiple check-in staff can use the app simultaneously while ensuring no duplicate entries can be made from any ticket.   This ticket verification solution is geared for any public event including festivals, bars and lounge special events, … Continue reading

Incentive Works 2015-Meeting and Incentive Travel Professionals congregate in Toronto

For over 20 years, Incentive Works has been Canada’s largest tradeshow for meeting and incentive travel professionals.  This year, over 3000 meeting professionals and 700 industry suppliers will meet at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre August 18-20. Sessions focused on education and networking events such as MPI Foundation Canada Rocks bring Canada’s meeting industry together for 3 days. The tradeshow floor exhibitors range from travel destinations, meeting services suppliers, hotel properties and a host of other meetings and travel related businesses. Other events revolving around the Incentive Works show include MPI Foundation’s Canada Rocks event in support of the MPI … Continue reading

Excitement Building for 2015 Ottawa International Animation Festival

Every year in September, Ottawa becomes the centre of the Animation industry universe.  The Ottawa International Animation Festival, running from September 16-20 is one of the largest events of its kind, draws industry collegues from around the world and showcases the best in Animation film.  The Animation shown at the OIAF is so great, some of the competition winners have gone on to win Academy Award nominations. OIAF will draw over 30,000 attendees during its 5 day run in September providing a big boost to the city’s Tourism sector.  The competition will feature 79 entries from 23 countries.  In addition … Continue reading

Getting your professional Edge at MPI’s World Education Congress

This week SnapupTickets as a division of D. E. Systems, had the unique opportunity to attend Meeting Professional International’s World Education Congress in San Francisco.  The theme for this year’s conference was “Find Your Professional Edge”.  MPI is a fantastic organization for event and meeting planners and suppliers of all types to gain education, network and connect with each other.  With chapters across the globe, the World Education Congress was no small affair.  Content centred on education topics ranging from the practical-registration, engagement, marketing, industry analysis to the more Inspirational-personal stories of challenge and success.  One of the most innovative … Continue reading

Adding the element of Surprise to your conference or Event

When was the last time you went to an event and were genuinely surprised by something that happened?  Too often our events are predictable.  They can be described as informative, innovative, educational, sometimes even fun.  But emotions like surprise bring out the best in people.  An unexpected outcome to a situation can certainly make your audience take notice.  Have a look at this event presentation as an example: When planning your next event, consider what an element of surprise would do to liven up the content.  What would be the resulting positive emotions that your audience would have as a … Continue reading