Company on pace for 400 percent growth in number of mobile event apps as 2012 downloads surpass more than a million
VANCOUVER, B.C. – August 14, 2012 QuickMobile, the global leader of mobile solutions for the meetings and events industry, is experiencing record growth and is on pace to deliver more than 1,200 unique mobile meeting apps by the end of 2012; an increase of 400 percent over 2011. In addition, downloads of QuickMobile’s mobile apps, which help drive attendee engagement and extend events into yearlong conversations, have surpassed one million total downloads in 2012 for all mobile platforms. To support its growth, QuickMobile has steadily increased the size of its team, adding its 100th employee this month, a year-over-year increase of more than 100 percent.
QuickMobile Serving More Fortune 500 Companies
QuickMobile’s growth is coming from strong demand for high quality mobile event applications and from a broad and diverse customer base, including 21 of the top 100 Fortune 500 companies. Many of these companies are also repeat customers as QuickMobile maintains a high retention rate and 100 percent delivery success rate.
These are certainly exciting times for QuickMobile as we continue to see a tremendous demand for our mobile technology and delivery platform, stated Patrick Payne, President and CEO of QuickMobile. We invented the mobile event application category and continue to be the leader in capabilities and innovation. We have seen a dramatic shift during the past two years as more event organizers and marketers are turning to mobile as a new communications tool that delivers an unparalleled engagement dynamic to their meetings and conferences. Mobile is revolutionizing the way people interact and do business at conferences and events.
QuickMobile Set to Release Major Products
Payne added, During the next several months, QuickMobile will release a number of major products and services that we believe will transform the mobile event app experience. Mobile is too important to become commoditized it is not an afterthought or add-on after all, virtually every person attending a conference these days owns one or more of these powerful smart devices. Our expertise and core competence is 100 percent focused on mobile and how to provide a great mobile experience for both meeting organizers and their audiences. We are certainly not resting on our laurels. The next few months will showcase our focus on growth and scalability in the meetings industry and across the entire corporate enterprise, as well as our ongoing commitment to innovation.
Adding Depth and Capabilities to Mobile Apps
Already in 2012, QuickMobile has introduced a number of new tools that add depth and capabilities to the company’s mobile event apps and demonstrate the company’s flexibility.
- New Surveys and Polls tools allow users to create a variety of fully branded, multi-question surveys and quick-response polls that are delivered to attendees’ mobile devices. Attendees’ responses are captured through the device and are available to meeting organizers and marketers, as well as presenters, in real-time.
- QuickMobile’s SmartConnect technology allows users to receive data updates in the background without interruption to their experience. In addition, if a Wi-Fi connection is busy or unavailable at a conference venue, end-user messages or responses are cached in the app until an adequate connection is restored.
- A new Analytics Dashboard delivers hourly updates of key analytics captured from event attendees’ use of QuickMobile’s mobile meeting apps, providing event owners with access to real-time data to help them make educated and strategic decisions about their events.
- In partnership with event industry thought leaders Corbin Ball and James Spellos, QuickMobile introduced TechSpec, a free iPhone and Android app that makes site visits and comparisons easier and more efficient for industry professionals.
Designed for today's mobile-savvy attendee, QuickMobile’s mobile app and analytics platform creates meaningful and lasting experiences. QuickMobile helps its customers deliver personalized, productive and fully-integrated events and meetings–across the enterprise and beyond–that captivate and engage attendees. With unparalleled expertise and a commitment to best practices, QuickMobile has helped thousands of high-performance organizations around the world transform their meetings and events. QuickMobile’s head office is located in Vancouver, Canada.