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When you start a new trial event, you will be asked which way you want to go

The Shortcut

Short cut

The shortcut is a just what it says, a shortcut. It will take you about 15 minutes to set it up. You follow the road when you want to implement the essential features of the app quickly. You can do this for example, because you want to show your client the possibilities. Or because you want to get to know the dashboard fast.

The Middle Road

If you have more time on your hands and want to master the dashboard, take the Middle Road, which will take you 1 hour to complete. You will then be guided along a more extensive package of features. Together with your colleagues you can try out more features.

Middle Road

The Full Journey

Are you convinced and do you want to go all the way? Go for the Full Journey. You get to know all the ins and outs of the dashboard and the app. At the end of the road, your complete app will be ready for you.

Full Journey

On your way

Depending on the road you have chosen there will be an overview of steps on the Road map page. This way you will have a pointer to follow, that will guide you through the different features the app has to offer. When you have set up a feature you will see a check in the overview.

You can take a different path at any time during the trial phase. For example, if you start with a short cut, you can always continue on the Middle Road or Full Journey after following that or even halfway through your short cut.

 

Roadmap Event set-up

Welcome to the new dashboard!

The menu structure of the dashboard now consists of a logical clustering of features, which fit in your current timeline or topic.

At Roadmap you’ll find an overview of steps you can take to create an efficient app and use it optimally at your event.
With each step in the process, you will also be presented with a tip. You can follow it up or save it for later.

Determine the route you want to take:

  • Choose the Shortcut if you want to put something together quickly, for example to be able to show it to your client.
    Short cut
  • Choose the Middle Road if you want to get a good overview of all the possibilities the app has to offer.
    Middle Road
  • If you want to get going an get everything ready, go for the Full Journey.
    Full Journey

Depending on the path you choose to take, you can follow the steps indicated below or go through the dashboad on your own pace.

When you have completed a step, a check mark will appear in front of it
So you can always go back to see if there is a feature you can set up.

We explain the most extensive steps (Full Journey):

Get Organised
Get everything in place

Invite co-workers to build your app
Determine the kind of help you need and expect from colleagues. Assemble a team to work together on the app and share the workload.

Check and upgrade your products
You don’t have to order right away. But when you do, you’ll find your product overview here and you can upgrade your plan at any time.

Event content
Share your event story

Present this event in community agenda
Determine the value of the event for the community and present it in the community agenda.

Customise your style
Customise the layout of your event app in terms of colors, headers, and icon

Preview the app on your device
Download and view the app on your own device. Check out what your created so far.

What is your event about?
Fill in the essential details of your event. What’s it called, when does it take place, what’s it about? etc.

Share your social media channels
Share your social media channels for exra event related coverage.

Build your exhibitor list and upload a floor plan
Enter an exhibitor/sponsor/partnership list, including logos, detail page, url.

Present representatives in the exhibitor list (Pro)
Link sponsor representatives to the exhibitor list for efficient visibility and more exposure.

Set up a logo caroussel (Advanced)
Create a logo carousel with the logos of your sponsors or partners.

Create exclusive banners, directories and listings (Advanced)
Create buttons and/or banners on the home screen of the app. Share specific information with your participants this way, or give sponsors more exposure.

Abstracts and faculty (Advanced)
Find out how to upload all your abstracts and faculty, posters and other information in the app and link it to the relevant programme items.

Tag your listings to create an easy search engine (Advanced)
Provide filter tags to facilitate the search for specific items of interest.

Programme book
Define the outlines of your programme

Choose programme items
Enter the program of your event.

Determine seating capacity
Enter the maximum number of seats per session.

Link speakers
Link the speakers to programme items. Complete speaker profiles as desired.

Upload a clear map of the venue
Upload a map of the event location and/or an exhibitors floor plan.

Determine meeting points
Add in meeting points to facilitate real life meetings between your participants.

Participant database
Who will attend the event?

Import registrations
Import an excel participants list or use automated import with your registration tool to import participants.
Upload the latest list of participants when needed.

Add extra profile fields
Pose questionsin the app to enrich participant profiles. They can then find each other in a more targeted way using the Q&A as filters in the participants list..

Set up push notifications
Set up news items and push notifications that are already known before hand. Send out news items real time whenever needed.

Set up networking features
Facilitate easy networking

Add and keep track of quests
Post the first quest as a host to lower the threshold for your guests. Keep track of posts and responses, if necessary steer towards responses by sending push notifications about posts.

Manage speed dates with guests and experts
Arrange meetings between participants and experts or maintain an overview of speed dating sessions, scheduled speed dates and meeting points.

Facilitate real life meetings
Oversee appointments made, initiate meetings between participants.

Launch your app
Get ready to go live

Write a welcome text
Write a welcome text, visible when participants first log in to your event app. Indicate what the possibilities are regarding the use of the app, why it is used and what is expected from the app user.

Create or customise an invitation email template
Set up email templates for different stages of your onboarding process. This way you can easily send a large group of participants the same customised email at the same time.

Determine if your want to issue a personal or shared code
Issue a personal code to ensure safest access to the app, as the code can only be used once. Shared codes are practical foor the day of the event to hand out to those who lost their personal code.

Send test invites to a small group
Before you go live, test or show the app to colleagues, clients or a selected group.

Invite your participants
When you are ready and pleased with your app send participants an invitation and download instructions from the dashboard.

Engage your participants
Interact with your audience

Set up in-app polls
Create in-app polls to check the mood of your guests. Or to quickly ask for opinions on a particular topic. Take a look at the many possibilities of polls.

Create live voting sessions
Offer live voting sessions to promote interaction. Or to choose an award winner. Discover all the possibilities that live voting sessions can offer.

Show them what’s happening
Present the networking interaction that takes place at your event on a big screen at your event (Narrowcasting). Who is the most active networker, what connections have been made, twitter feed and many other possibilities.

Arrange your evaluation form
How did your guests experience the event? What were the highlights, what improvements could you make regarding next year’s event? Which topics did they find interesting or not? Ask your guests by means of an evaluation form.

Check your results
Inspect and secure your event data

Check out event reports
Take a look at the interactions that took place at your event. Download reports for your administration or to present to your client.

Who is your most engaging participant
Check out your top networking particpants in this overview over app activity per user.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Shortcut

The Shortcut is a short “walk” that takes you through all the basic parts of the app in 15 minutes.
When you have started the Shortcut in trial mode, tips and suggestions will be set accordingly.

Tips

At the top of your dashboard you will find tips, the most appropriate one will be shown first. The tips change according to the actions that are taken.
You can also scroll through the tips yourself using the arrows and see which step you want to take first.

When you click on Activate your trial code a pop-up screen appears with the download instruction and code of your event.
Complete these steps and the tip will change into a new one. This way you can easily go through a number of steps to create a setup of your event.

The path

Below the tips you can see which road you are on. You can always choose a different road here.

Steps

You will find an overview of all the steps to follow in the Shortcut.

Steps that have been taken will be coloured green and ticked.
Grey coloured steps with a plus sign in front are still to be taken.

Click on one of these steps, preferably the next one. For example What is your event about?
You will now be linked to the section Event Content
-> Tab Info

For all these steps you will be linked through to the relevant menu item.

Continue on Roadmap

This way you can go through all the steps in the Shortcut. If you want more, you can choose f.i. the Middle Road or follow the menu items on the left side at your own preference and pace.
If you are convinced, click on Order now at the top right and place your order.
To return to the Roadmap overview page click on the icon Your Roadmap at the top left of the menu:

 

The Middle Road

The Middle Road is a longer route along more strategic parts of the app, with which you can achieve certain event goals. It takes about an hour to set up these features.

When you have started the Middle Road in trial mode, tips and suggestions will be set accordingly.

Tips

At the top of your dashboard you will find tips, the most appropriate one will be shown first. The tips change according to the actions that are taken.
You can also scroll through the tips yourself using the arrows and see which step you want to take first.

When you click f.i.  Add twitter hastag you will be linked to Event content -> tab Info


Add a twitter hashtag  and the tip will change into a new one. This way you can easily go through a number of steps to create a neat outline of your event.

The path

Below the tips you can see which road you are on. You can always choose a different road here.

Stappen

You will find an overview of all the steps to follow in the Middle Road

Steps that have been taken will be coloured green and ticked.
Grey coloured steps with a plus sign in front are still to be taken.

Click on one of these steps, preferably the next one. For example What is your event about?
You will now be linked to the section Event Content
-> Tab Info

For all these steps you will be linked through to the relevant menu item.

Continue on Roadmap

This way you can go through all the steps in the Middle Road. If you want more, you can choose f.i. the Full Journey or follow the menu items on the left side at your own preference and pace.
If you are convinced, click on Order now at the top right and place your order.
To return to the Roadmap overview page click on the icon Your Roadmap at the top left of the menu:

 

 

The Full Journey

The Full Journey is the most comprehensive tour, taking you through almost  all features of the app. You can use this route in trial mode to create a complete app, not only with basic information, but also the strategic elements and network functionalities.

When you have started the Full Journey in trial mode, tips and suggestions will be set accordingly.

Tips

At the top of your dashboard you will find tips, the most appropriate one will be shown first. The tips change according to the actions that are taken.
You can also scroll through the tips yourself using the arrows and see which step you want to take first.

When you click on e.g. Dynamic Floorplan you will be linked to Event content -> tab Info


Complete this step by setting up a Floor plan and the tip will change into a new one. This way you can easily go through a number of steps to create a neat outline of your event.

The path

Below the tips you can see which road you are on. You can always choose a different road here.

Steps

You will find an overview of all the steps to follow in the Full Journey

Steps that have been taken will be coloured green and ticked.
Grey coloured steps with a plus sign in front are still to be taken.

Click on one of these steps, preferably the next one. For example What is your event about?
You will now be linked to the section Event Content
-> Tab Info

For all these steps you will be linked through to the relevant menu item.

Continue on Roadmap

This way you can go through all the steps in the Full Journey. Do you want to go back to a shorter route then you can choose for example the Middle Road or follow the menu items on the left side at your own preference and pace.
If you are convinced, click on Order now at the top right and place your order.
To return to the Roadmap overview page click on the icon Your Roadmap at the top left of the menu:

 

 

New Dashboard – where is what?

https://networkapp.com/en/doc/how-can-i-add-or-delete-contentmanagers/On april 10th  2020 we launched our new dashboard. The menustructure has been adapted to a more logically navigable structure.

What has changed?

  • A logical clustering of the different features has been arranged. In order to fit better in the timeline or the subject.
  • When setting up the event you can determine a route. Choose the Shortcut if you want to quickly set up something e.g. to show to your client. Do you want to set everything up already? Then follow the Full Journey.
  • At each step in the process you will be presented with a tip. You can follow it up or save it for inspiration for another time.

Where is what?

In the new dashboard design you will find a number of features in a different place than you were used to. We list the biggest differences:

By clicking icon at the top left you’ll be redirected to the complete overview, of all events and/or communities you are an administrator of.
This is also the place to start a new event by clicking on Add event.

Your Roadmap

Your Roadmap shows the new dashboard structure. Here you will find tips and an overview of steps you can take. When you’re in trial mode, choose the road you want to take.

 Get Organised

Get Organised is new. You will find the organisational parts of your event app:

  • Teamroles: Invite your colleagues to work with you in setting up the app
  • My products: The overview of your order. Do you want a plan upgrade? Arrange it here.
  • Advanced: These are settings set by default and do not need to be adjusted for the normal operation of the app. Of course, adjustment is possible, if necessary.

 Event Content

Event Content contains a number of the same items as General in the old dashboard (such as Eventinfo). But you will now also find a number of other items such as:

  • Exhibitors: You can set up an exhibitors/sponsors/partners list here. You can also set up the Dynamic Floor plan in this way.
  • Promotion: Extra publicity for exhibitors/sponsors/partners, such as logo carousel, banners etc. can be found in the Promotion section.
  • Custom Content: Sharing additional information, e.g. pdf presentations, can be arranged here.
  • Tags: The filter categories with which your participants can easily find programme items and other content can be created at Tags.

Programme

Compile your programme book, including sessions, speakers, tags, content, map, meeting places
What’s new here?

  • Tags: The filter categories with which your participants can easily find programme items and other content can be created at Tags.
  • Maps: Uploading floor plans is now controlled via Programme.
  • Meetingpoints: Add meeting points. This gives your participants the opportunity to easily find a place to meet each other.

 Participants

An overview of participants already existed in the old dashboard. This part went hand in hand with the invitation process. We took these 2 elements apart.
At Participants you now find everything that has to do with participants, such as participant list, import and profile questions. But also:

  • Push news: News item and push messages. This section is now located at Participants because it is directly related to whether or not you want to keep your participants up to date.

Invitation

For the section “Launching the app” we have set up a whole new menu item. Here you will find everything that has to do with setting up a warm welcome and inviting your participants.

  • Prepare: This is a completely new menu step, designed to prepare the launch of the app.
    Draw up the word of welcome here. This is the message will be shown to your participants once, when they first open the event in the app.
    The codesto access the event are also set here.
    Create email templates to easily send during the onboarding process at the touch of a button.
    Invite a test group to see if everything shows and works as desired.
  • Send invites: Go through the invitation process here
  • Match up duplicates: Solve duplicates in the participant list. When the system is unable to match a user who has had access to the event app, with an imported participant.
  • Email log: All emails sent related to your event app.

Networking

This is also a new section in the dashboard. In this menu item you set up all features that have to do with the network purposes of the app. These features already existed of course, but are now together under the name Networking.

  • Quests: The feature Quests, or the forum. An overview of all posted questions and remarks can be found here. You can also post here as administrator/organiser/host.
  • Speeddate with experts: This is the speeddate section is part of programme sessions. When you click on +Add speeddate session you will be redirected to the programme section. When you set up a speeddate session, you will always find it in your complete programme overview. At Networking you can get a complete overview of only speeddate sessions and the corresponding appointments made here. You can also manage appointments between experts and participants and the meeting points.
  • Meetings: Who’s meeting with whom? It’s listed here. As an organiser you can also initiate appointments between participants here.

Engage

Another new segment. Keeping participants involved and engaged is a challenge. That is why we have grouped the features that support this.

  • Poll: Get to know your participants through interactive polls
  • Live Voting: Easy to use interactive live voting sessions, keep your participants on their toes!
  • Live event feed: Show live on a big screen what’s going on at your event. Contact us for more info and the setup of the Live event feed.
  • Questionnaire: Evaluation forms are set up here.

 

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