An Eventful Update to Conference App

With a nearly 100% client return rate, EventPoint provides conferences with mobile apps, content and planning tools, data and analytics, event management tools, and more.

MOBILE APP WASN’T GETTING THE JOB DONE

As EventPoint continued to grow, its existing process for creating a custom, native mobile application for each individual conference became too labor intensive, time consuming, and cost prohibitive.

For each new event, EventPoint was recreating and updating one master app to reflect the unique content and branding of that specific event at a great expense per app. In order to scale the mobile offerings, the app needed to be improved and streamlined.

New Templates Allow for Easy, Customized Conference Support

We built a dynamic, complex app using Xamarin.Forms, which allows for template-driven screens that can be easily re-used by pulling data from a content management system. The benefits of using Xamarin.Forms were the native, customizable experience, the ability to handle large amounts of content, and the shared code base for efficient cross-platform development.

The new app functions seamlessly so that EventPoint can efficiently tailor it to an individual conference on short notice, with a long-range goal to have one app that can be customized and re-used for hundreds of different conferences throughout the year. In addition, the app is able to handle large amounts of content like schedules, speaker information, venue details, maps and more.

By moving from a static and structured formula to one that is dynamic and agile, EventPoint is now able to re-use the same app, customized for individual conferences, throughout the year.

Upgraded App Makes Planning More Eventful

The integration of Xamarin.Forms with EventPoint's existing content management system resulted in a powerful app that not only functions well, but is also easy for EventPoint to build and customize to its clients.

By moving from a static and structured formula to one that is dynamic and agile, EventPoint is now able to re-use the same app, customized for individual conferences, throughout the year.

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