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Event Technology Just Took a Giant Step Forward (With a Little Help from Apple)
At DoubleDutch, we’ve long known that the White Label Event App model (siloed, disposable apps for each customer) was not ideal.  It was bad for attendees, overly complex for our customers, and inefficient and inelegant as a way to deploy software. We also knew that the right model looked more like Slack or Gmail – […]
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Ask the Experts: A Speechwriter’s Guide to the Perfect Keynote
July 13, 2017
Attendees at your industry conferences and company meetings have high expectations for a keynote address. It’s more than just another presentation, it’s the cornerstone of the entire event. And, if it’s your CEO giving the keynote, the stakes are even higher. Your attendees look to the keynote to energize and inspire. But how do you […]
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The Venue Series: New York City
July 6, 2017
This is the second post of our new “Venue Series,” where we share our favorite event venues in cities across the U.S. and why we love them. The sheer number of event venues in Manhattan is mind-boggling. When you expand that to Brooklyn, your head just might explode trying to find a perfect spot for […]
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Employee Engagement is a Breeze with DoubleDutch
June 29, 2017
The term “dogfooding” refers to the practice of a company using its own products to test and promote its product. It originates from an email sent in 1988 from Microsoft manager Paul Maritz to Brian Valentine, test manager for Microsoft LAN software with the subject line, “Eating our own dogfood,” tasking him to increase internal […]
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5 Easy Steps to Make Your Events More Accessible
June 22, 2017
We often like to stress the importance of choosing a unique venue for your events, but the more your stray from the traditional hotel-type venue the more you need to think about accessibility. Hotels are often already set-up to accommodate people with accessibility needs, but other venues may not be. On top of that, there […]
Ask the Experts: How to Craft the Perfect Post Event Survey
Ask the Experts: How to Craft the Perfect Post Event Survey
June 13, 2017
  For data-driven event marketers, post-event surveys have the power to produce some of the most valuable data to evaluate the success of your event and to help you create better events in the future. But creating the right level of insight goes far beyond plugging questions into an online form and hitting send—there’s a […]
The Venue Series: San Francisco
The Venue Series: San Francisco
June 8, 2017
  Your event venue is one of the most defining aspects of your event. It sets the mood, starts the conversation and gets people excited for the day ahead. So finding one that you and your attendees absolutely love is critical. That’s why we are kicking off The Venue Series, where we share our favorite […]
5 Reasons Your Head of Demand Gen Should Use Event Data
5 Reasons Your Head of Demand Gen Should Use Event Data
June 1, 2017
One question your head of demand-gen is certain to ask you after an event is, “how many leads did we get?” It’s a fair question and leads are always a part of the event ROI equation. But the real power of events for lead-gen lies in what your company does with the attendee data that […]
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Back to Basics: 3 Tricks to Landing the Hottest B2B Event Venue
May 25, 2017
When it comes to building the perfect event, you have two options: the seemingly simple all-inclusive hotel package, or an approach inspired by the city you’re in and the best vendors available. The next time you plan an event, challenge yourself to think like a local and do some digging on the most sought after […]
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A Framework for Your First B2B SaaS Customer Advisory Board
May 18, 2017
If you’re reading this, chances are you have considered launching a Customer Advisory Board (CAB) at your startup, but for some reason talked yourself out of it. “Our customers aren’t ready,” is the most common excuse I hear. In most cases, that reason couldn’t be farther from the truth. In fact, I’m speaking from experience […]

DoubleDutch Partners with Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) to Power Annual Leadership Meeting

By |July 22, 2014|

Mobile Technology to Help Spur Discussion Among Advocates for Women in Business and Identify Key Policy Topics for Elected Officials SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC – July 23, 2014 – DoubleDutch, the leading developer of mobile event technology systems, today announced it is powering the Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) Annual Leadership Meeting, occurring July [...]

Learning To Drive Engagement at mLearnCon 2014

By |July 11, 2014|

Last week we traveled down to mLearnCon in San Diego - the leading annual conference for learning and training professionals, with a focus on applying mobile technologies to learning. This is the second year that DoubleDutch has worked with the eLearning Guild to provide the app for this 1,000+ attendee conference. With the goal of [...]

Why would a mobile event app company care about Google I/O 2014?

By |July 10, 2014|

Because of Google’s mobile-first approach to everything. At I/O, it was clear that Google is focused on extending the mobile experience to your wrist, TV, and even work - essentially connecting everything in your life in the most seamless way possible. It all starts with the new version of Android If you’re looking for a [...]

What does iOS 8 mean for mobile event apps?

By |June 24, 2014|

If you own an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you know to expect great things from Apple. The unveiling of iOS 8 was no exception. But what does this actually mean for mobile event apps?  With new platform capabilities (like interactive notifications, extensions, and indoor positioning), new features that enhance an attendee’s overall experience and [...]

Marco Giberti Brings His Event Industry Experience to DoubleDutch Board of Directors

By |June 4, 2014|

Your favorite event app is about to get even better. Today Marco Giberti joins the DoubleDutch Board of Directors, bringing 20 years of experience in the events industry to an already stellar board. Giberti is a wildly successful entrepreneur and angel investor in several digital media and early stage tech companies. He was named one [...]

5 Takeaways From DoubleDutch On Tour San Francisco

By |May 13, 2014|

This summer the DoubleDutch team is heading out On Tour to bring event technology to the masses with DoubleDutch On Tour. The half-day events are geared to bring event app education to the forefront, and help you become a mobile expert. Our first stop? San Francisco's Flagship Converse store! The San Francisco event featured DoubleDutch [...]

DoubleDutch Partners with Technovation to Teach Young Girls to Code

By |May 1, 2014|

This spring, the DoubleDutch team partnered with Technovation, a global technology entrepreneurship program, to teach young women how to code and create successful business strategies. As part of the program, DoubleDutch employees mentored students from San Francisco's Immaculate Conception Academy; helping to bring their app ideas to life. The program is coming to an end, [...]

SISO 2014

By |April 29, 2014|

We kicked April 2014 off to a great start at the SISO CEO Summit in lovely Las Vegas. The event was attended by executives from many different countries, representing their event portfolio. The organizers added in a layer of fun and true Vegas spirit into the education calendar. They had Elvis performers, sassy show dancers, and [...]

The Event Ghetto

By |April 29, 2014|

Way back in 2010, when we were first trying to raise some seed money for the initial concept that would later become DoubleDutch’s flagship event app, it wasn’t particularly easy going. Investors had bought into the high level premise that mobile / social / cloud was going to disrupt the way work got done within [...]

Bringing Mobile Event Apps to the Marketing Nation: Marketo Summit 2014

By |April 24, 2014|

In early April 2014, DoubleDutch had the opportunity to power one of the nation's biggest marketing events, Marketo's Marketing Nation Summit. This event was exciting for us for many reasons, but here's the big one: a big group of data-driven marketers was actively using the DoubleDutch platform. At DoubleDutch, we are constantly drumming up ways [...]

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