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Yoxxie Introduces Flight and Hotel Travel Features

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At Yoxxie, we work hard to deliver event organizers product features that allow them to provide attendees more information to make their event experience better. With the release of Flight and Hotel features, we are excited to announce that every Yoxxie event app can be loaded with attendee Flight and Hotel information.

Flight and Hotel information can be loaded in bulk via the Yoxxie CMS. All we require is a simple format for Flight and Hotel data to be loaded into Yoxxie. Updates are just as simple. We realize there are many changes up until and during your events. Just load the updates and the system is up to date.

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Flight and Hotel features come as standard selections when you are setting up your Yoxxie event app. We track attendee engagement with all features including the new Flight and Hotel features in the Yoxxie CMS dashboards.

To see Flight and Hotel in action, give us a shout. We are always happy to show you a demo.

Yoxxie: Chatter with Twitter

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The Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform provides multiple ways of integrating with Twitter for an event, and for your attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors.

Chatter with Twitter

The Chatter feature within the mobile application allows you to associate your event’s mobile application with an existing Twitter account feed. The Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform will work with Twitter in real-time to provide up-to-date feed information, and uses advanced data caching techniques to prevent your account from exceeding Twitter API usage limits. The result is that your event’s attendees get up-to-date Twitter information in a timely manner.


Twitter for Attendees, Speakers, Sponsors, and Exhibitors

The Yoxxie mobile application allows attendees, speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors to also define their own Twitter settings. By specifying their Twitter handle, they provide another avenue through engagement via Twitter. Every interaction over Twitter further promotes your event in the social media space.


Yoxxie: Connections & Lead generation with badge scanning

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One of the primary reasons that people attend events is to make connections. The Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform makes connecting easy through its QR Code Badge and Lead Generation abilities.

Scan, Connect, and Engage.

Every user whether sponsor, speaker, attendee, exhibitor, or planner gets a unique QR Code based badge in the Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform. Whenever you let someone scan your badge or you scan someone else’s badge, both of you form a connection in which you can view contact information which the other has chosen to share. This is typically a combination of phone number, email address, and Twitter.


Yoxxie: Security and Authentication

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In the modern computing age of the Cloud and almost daily cyber security breaches of major online retailers, security and authentication are important concerns of application users. This is why the Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform has taken numerous steps to secure the information of its users, and ensure that only authorized parties can access even the most basic information about another user.

Event registration requires a code.

The Yoxxie Content Management System allows you to specify special codes for attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors to sign themselves up through the mobile application. This allows you to ensure that not just anyone can register for your event. If your attendee registration code is superevent123 then all your attendees have to do is download the mobile application, press the “Registration” button, and fill out their information using the registration code. The Yoxxie Content Management System even provides you with the email to broadcast to your attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors.


Yoxxie accounts are password protected.

Yoxxie accounts for the various mobile applications and the Content Management System are protected by email address and password.  A single Yoxxie account will allow you to register for any event for which you have the registration code, and to login to any event for which you are registered.

You choose what information to share when you connect.

The Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform uses a QR Code badge system to allow users to connect. Whenever you let someone scan your badge or you scan someone else’s badge, both of you form a connection in which you can view contact information which the other has chosen to share. This is typically a combination of phone number and email address.


No financial information is stored and communication is encrypted.

No financial information of any kind is stored. All financial transactions are delegated to trusted third party providers over encrypted channels such as PayPal and Stripe. Communications between the Content Management System and the Platform, as well as the various mobile applications and the Platform are also encrypted.

Yoxxie: Speaker, Sponsor & Exhibitor detail listings

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Part of running an event is not only promoting it, but also promoting the different players at your event. Speakers, Sponsors, and Exhibitors are going to be the key players at most events. This is because your attendees are coming to see your Speakers and Exhibitors, and your Sponsors are paying good money in order to get noticed, make connections, and get a good ROI. The Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform provides numerous mediums in which you can further promote your Speakers, Exhibitors, and Sponsors.


Speakers are individuals or companies that are driving sessions. They are the presenters providing their subject matter expertise for your attendees at your event’s various sessions. The Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform allows you to feature all of your speakers by listing them, listing the sessions they are speaking at, allowing them to attach digital materials to their speaking engagements, and also by providing biographical information.



Exhibitors are individual or companies that have a booth on the event floor for featuring goods and services. Through the Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform, your can give your Exhibitors a way to reach their audience through their mobile devices. Exhibitors receive their own listing within the event mobile application, and also provide the Exhibitor with a page where they can add all the information they want about themselves and what they are offering. Exhibitors can connect with Attendees both inside the mobile application and outside of the mobile application using social media offerings such as Twitter.



Sponsors are the companies that are paying for promotion through your event. Through the Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform you can additionally feature your Sponsors within the mobile application. You can tier the Sponsors you want to list by Gold, Silver, and Bronze, and then provide each featured Sponsor with a page of their own within the mobile application. The Sponsor details provide company information, product offerings, methods of contact, and even a map of the Sponsor’s location.


Custom event app branding with Yoxxie

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Your company’s and/or event’s brand is something which is very important. It is what visually distinguishes you, and makes your mobile application unique across the millions of other mobile applications.

How far can the customization go? As far as you want it.

First start the basics: colors and logo. Your primary color determines the how buttons, panels, links, and shading look. Your primary color is incorporated into every colorable aspect of the mobile application. It is recommended to use a darker primary color so that white colored text is crisp against it as a background, and so that when used as a link color for text that it displays against the much lighter background color.


The logo is used at numerous resolutions as your mobile application’s icon. Through the Yoxxie Content Management System you only have to upload a single large image, which is then resized to meet all of the icon size requires for iOS and Android. No more having to manually resize the same images dozens of times.


Even more.

Background images, custom maps, fonts, button icons, etc. Everything can be customized to suit your event’s needs. Do as little or as much as you want in order to accomplish your events particular branding goals.






Bookmark event sessions to create your schedule

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Yoxxie allows your event mobile application users to build their own schedules. No more having to spend the money to printout one-fits-all schedules for everyone, or having to force attendees to hack something together using their own calendars. Give your attendees the power to control their own schedules.

Invite, save, and connect.

Once you invite your attendees to your event hosted on the Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform, your attendees can start adding available sessions to their own schedule. Each session can provide as much or as little detail as you want, and can even include allowing attendees to connect with speakers through many different social media platforms.



More connections means better engagement.

By allowing attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors to connect inside and outside of the Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform, your event lives on beyond its last scheduled session. People can lookup their contacts, download session documents, and pursue other forms of engagement long after the event is over.

PDF, Word, Excel document viewer

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The cost for printing materials even for a small event can be very costly. This is why it is preferable to be able to deliver media digitally. The Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform can do just that by allowing the attachment of Word, PDF, Excel, PowerPoint, and images to scheduled activities. These attachments can then be viewed on mobile devices.

Need to share materials with thousands of people? No problem.

Simply upload your documents through the Yoxxie Content Management System. Anyone with the mobile application for your event can instantly view any attached document on their mobile device. There is no need to spend thousands of dollars printing out materials.


Quickly create multiple events with Yoxxie

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The Yoxxie Content Management System allows event planners to easily create and manage multiple events using the latest in responsive HTML5 web technologies.

Tell us about your events

To create a new event we just need the basics: a name, some dates, and how you want to allow people to register. You can fill in other important details later such as selecting colors, icons, integrating with services like Twitter, and the different features you want to use within the Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform. The event planner has the power to do everything they need through any web browser. There is no need to involve some other third party to press buttons and upload files for you.

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See your mobile application now

Getting your new event onto a mobile device as a native application takes minutes. This is because the Yoxxie Mobile Engagement Platform uses the latest in cloud technologies to build, deploy, and host its own private iOS and Android AppStore for testing and/or delivering your mobile apps. When you are ready we can also move your mobile apps onto other mediums such as the Apple AppStore and the various Android stores such as Google Play.