activate your code to (pre)view the app
You might have already encountered the downloadand code entering instruction pop-up when you started the (trial) event:
If you skip this step by clicking ‘I have added my code in the app’ you’ll find an exclamation mark at the overview page:
- Click the banner as shown above
- Follow the instructions
- Open the app on your device, click +New Code in the top right corner and enter the unique code you see in the pop-up in your dashboard
- Click Continue
- You now have access to your eventapp.
Keep in mind that you are now also registered as a participant in the app.
Add event information
Ga to General ->Tab Info
Complete all general information about your event as desired.
General description: Enter a description of the event here. This will be shown in the app under the info button
Show information text: The description of the event (see General description) is visible under a separate heading Info button (‘On separate information page’) or on the event homepage (‘On event home’).
Welcome text: This text is displayed once when the participant opens the event in the app for the first time. For example, give a short welcome, what the app entails, what possibilities it offers to the participant and what is expected of the participant.
add social media URLs
Go to General -> tab Info
- Scroll down to ‘Social Media’
- Enter the URL and info:
Twitter URL: Twitterpage Event, organisation or company
Facebook URL: Facebook page Event, organisation or company
LinkedIn URL: LinkedIn page Event, organisation or company
Share via twitter: ‘Enable’ when quests/post are to be linked to Twitter
Twitter hashtag: #subject/eventname/etc when Share via Twitter is enabled.
customise your layout
- Click the Icon in the top left corner of the dashboard or go to General -> tab Design
- Click Customize Look and Feel to adjust your event app’s icon, header and primary colours.
- A pop-up (possibly with previously entered images) will appear:
- Click Select new icon or Upload Icon to upload an icon.
Ideal icon format is 172×172 px.
- Click Select new header or Upload header to upload a header image.
Ideal header format is 640×200 px.
Adept colourcodes in RGB(x, y, z) or Hex #111111
- Click Continue to save your layout
place a map in the app
Go to General -> tab Locations
Upload a map of your event. Make sure this is one image in jpg or png (max 2048×2048) format.
Click on Select file to upload or drag the document from your explorer to the field
Only one jpg item can be uploaded. A new map can be uploaded by following the same steps, the old document will be replaced by the new one.
Upload here a map of the exhibitors at the event. Make sure this is one picture in jpg or png (max 2048×2048) format.
Follow the steps described above.
Meetingpoints Set the meeting points for participants and/or speed dates (see article Meeting points for more info).
Exhibitor map Label
By default, the name will be set to the name of the label given at Promotion (See the help article Create a sponsorlist for more info). If desired, change the name of the exhibitor floor plan.
Meetingpoints screen explanation
Describe the purpose of meeting points or other familiar explanation/description (see article Meeting points for more info).
Set up meeting points in the app
There will always be a meeting points button visible in the eventapp info. There for we recommend to set up at least one meeting point, f.i. Registrationdesk
Go to General > tab Locations
One meeting point is already set up:
Click Edit to change the item:
- Name the meeting point f.i. Registrationdesk
- Optional: upload a photo to make it more recognisable. You can always add this later.
- Leave Type on ‘default,’ we’ll explain ‘Speeddate’ later
- Click Save
- Optional: Click Add meetingpoint to add another meeting point
Meeting point will be shown in the app in order of time created
Meetingpoints screen explanation
Give a short explanation about the meeting points and how participants can plan appointments with each other.
Meeting points are also required to set up a speed date item in the programme. After all, you want participants to know where to meet the expert.
Follow the steps as above, but in step 3 select the Type ‘speeddate’.
The meeting points that are created for speed dates will only be visible when a participant schedules a speed date. For regular appointments between participants, speeddate meeting points cannot be selected.
set up advanced settings
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