UK university launches conference app

Conference Aston, the conference centre and hotel venues at Aston University in Birmingham, is the first UK academic venue to launch an iPad app for conference organisers and delegates.

Aston Business School Conference Centre
Aston Business School Conference Centre

Paul Bunce, Marketing Manager for Conference Aston, said: "We are constantly looking at how event organisers and delegates are finding out about the venues and, in the past six months, we have seen a notable increase in traffic from tablet devices.

"Although the website is always available, we wanted to develop something customised for tablet users that would allow quick and easy access for everything from room capacities for organisers looking for the perfect meeting space to hotel check in times for delegates arriving for their conference. It even has a copy of the bar menu so delegates can choose what they would like to eat before they get here!

"The app also offers 24/7 access. Once the app has been downloaded, there is no need to worry about connecting to the internet to find out information about the venues, it’s in the palm of your hands, all the time."

The new app is now available to download from the iTunes app store.

 

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