Meeting Mentor Magazine

April 2021

Meetings Technology

12+ Trends to Watch for in 2012

When Corbin Ball projects meetings technology trends, people listen — closely. “Mobile” figures into the top four: more free or low-cost apps; significant adoption of mobile technology by meeting planners, which will change how we do business; more do-it-yourself mobile event apps; and a new HTML5 standard for mobile apps. The baker’s dozen goes on to include: more conference recording and distribution; more hybrid meetings; near field communication for smartphones; continued use of YouTube and other social publishing tools; social gaming for engagement and learning…Read the complete article at

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