New Tech to Enhance Your Events

New Tech to Enhance Your Events

By Hayley Panagakis, March 10, 2017

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Don’t let excess food go to waste. Food Connect helps rights holders donate surplus food to local shelters. Download the app; hit the “Donate food” button; and enter the pickup location. A vehicle will then swing by to take it off your hands.

To Uber or to Lyft? That is the question. Like an Expedia for ride booking, Up Hail congregates the fares of ride-hail and taxi services to give you a list of the best prices in your area.

This one’s a lifesaver when heading to a Wi-Fi dead zone. Google Trips stores all your travel details in one place—no internet connection necessary—so you can easily pull up your reservations and confirmation numbers, get suggestions on places to eat and visit, and map out your day.

Glympse uses GPS tracking to share your location with friends and family in real time—on your terms, of course. You decide who sees your location and for how long. This is especially handy when your group is participating in  off-site activities.  

Emily Jaenson, the only woman general manager in Triple-A Baseball, discusses how she has continued to succeed in a tradtionally male-dominated role.

Loudoun Sports Tourism recently launched as a sports-specific brand targeting events to bring to the Northern Virginia county.

Patrick Coogan, president and CEO of SportsBR, shares stories of his baseball career and his vision for sports in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Carey Harveycutter and John Shaner share the secret formula that has worked so well for Salem, Virginia, in sports tourism.