Networking Events are Key Socially and Professionally

From ice breakers to handshakes, trading cards to buying cocktails, networking can be both fun and a chore, but also a necessity for most successful executives. I am a serial networker and I am guessing you have heard this before from many others, but in my case, it is absolutely true. Networking has been a… Read more »

GoExpo – Event Management Software

The key to GoExpo’s software platform is its flexibility and comprehensive offering Our GoExpo product offers a comprehensive solution that provides floor plan setup with booth sales, session and user schedule building, e-newsletter, exhibitor invitations, matchmaking, hosted buyer programming, sponsorship sales, and integrated financials. Core-apps now offers Event Organizers the ability to consolidate their technology… Read more »

A Letter to all Event Organizers, From Your Vendors

We Need to Know Your Pain Points So We Can Help Solve Them! Yes, I think I am speaking on behalf of all event industry vendors with this post. I think it is time that we tell you what we want – we want your feedback. One of my Sales Representatives recently published an article… Read more »

Start Promoting Your App Early

We at Core-apps always emphasize this: “Effectively promoting your mobile app is important to fully achieve your download and usage goals.” As an organizer, you want to capture as many app downloads as you possibly can through pre-event promotion.  It is necessary to not only promote downloading the app but also to ensure that it… Read more »

I guess we are not considered a startup anymore!

As of last month, March 2016, Core-apps is 7 years old.  I am so proud of our team here at Core-apps!  Core-apps was founded on the core principles of: 1) treating our customers like partners, with the highest level of customer service promised and delivered, and 2) being the leader in the event industry by… Read more »

It’s Time to Give Up Printed Material

It is time to STOP printing material for your event and move to the digital world! Yes, I am throwing down the gauntlet!  Ditch your paper event guide, maps, and programs.  You are wasting your money, your sponsors’ money, and the time it takes to put all that printed material together.  You are also killing… Read more »

Questions I Wish People Would Ask

When it comes to comparing mobile event apps, it’s not always apples to apples Fact:  There are dozens of mobile event app companies. However, having more options doesn’t make your job any easier. Fact:  Most apps have the basic features that you want. From Alerts, Schedules, Exhibitor Listings, and Social Engagement… name it and most… Read more »

Innovation Is Only The First Step On The Way To Execution

I recently added a fresh quote to my email signature, “Innovation is rewarded, execution is worshiped,” by Eric Thomas.  It was over a year ago when I first heard this quote at the TSNN Awards in Cleveland where Dan Gilbert, the owner of Quicken Loans, was speaking.  It directly resonated with me because Core-apps has… Read more »

Good Planning Keeps An Event’s Momentum Going

Our CEO, Jay Tokosh, interviewed with EventsInAmerica.com at the IAEE Expo! Expo! show in Baltimore. Jay spoke about new technology and how good planning can help an event maintain relevance from one year to the next. Here are his thoughts: