Do your event lead capture processes comply with GDPR?

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trade-show-at-Olympia

On 25th May 2018, a new law comes into force that determines how organisations and businesses worldwide must treat the personal data of EU citizens. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) means businesses have to completely reassess how they handle and process people’s data, with a particular focus on three key areas: Consent – individuals…

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Akkroo updates: What we launched in Q1 2018

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For the first three months of 2018 we’ve been working hard to constantly improve the Akkroo Event Lead Capture solution. We wanted to take a moment to reflect on this first quarter of the year, and what it’s meant for the Akkroo app and dashboard – and our customers. Review and Edit Leads In January…

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Akkroo in Q1 2018: New Faces, New Office

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We’ve been very busy the first three months of 2018, and inspired by the team at Buffer we wanted to take a moment to reflect on this first quarter, and what they’ve meant for team Akkroo. New People In 2017 team Akkroo grew from 11 to 24 people, and the first few months have seen…

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5 Best Practices for Lead Capture at Events and Conferences

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Events and conferences offer a unique opportunity to get in front of your prospective customers, and have a one-on-one conversation with them. Businesses worldwide spend a staggering $500 billion on events each year (source), such is the importance they place on meeting with prospects face-to-face. With all the digital tools and communication available to us,…

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Event badge scanners: What are they good for? Absolutely…

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How many events do you exhibit at where badge scanners are your primary method of collecting attendee details? Badge scanners used to be at the cutting-edge of event tech: reps on the trade show floor no longer finished each day with reams of paper, hastily-scribbled contact details, and piles of business cards to try and…

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