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The future of social media and event technology: A 2017 trend watch

24th, May, 2017 | Webinar

Tune in this webinar from Cvent and explore what’s in store for event technology and social media in 2017.

What to expect

As ideas, apps, and innovations continue to explode onto the scene, what was once considered far-off in the distance is literally around the corner. Event professionals must decide both which technologies to implement to improve the attendee experience, and new ways to encourage social sharing.

In this webinar, Matthew Howarth from Cvent will explore what’s in store for event technology and social media in 2017.

Matthew will additionally discuss:

  • New ways to use Snapchat, Augmented Reality, and Video- Enabled Beacons to create memorable moments for attendees.
  • How technology will change the way attendees consume content both in the short-term and beyond.


  • DATE24th, May, 2017
  • TIME15:00 - 16:00
  • DURATION60 minutes
  • COSTFree
  • STATUSPassed

Presenter Biography

Matt Howarth,
Matt Howarth, Cvent
Business Development Manager

Matthew joined the London Cvent team in September 2014, bringing with him over 12 years’ experience in the technology arena.  Oxford graduate Matthew is passionate about technology innovation and relishes in introducing new technology to the events industry.  Cvent is the world’s largest event technology company, over 157,000 users leverage their integrated software globally.  As a senior member of the UK Cvent team, Matthew is responsible for growth in the UK and Europe.

Prior to Cvent Matthew was sales manager for Vocus, a multinational award winning provider of cloud-based marketing and PR software, where he introduced some of EMEA’s largest enterprises to the benefits of integrated technology.  He also headed up Group Operations for Consolis Systems Ltd, a group of technology companies for corporate communications.  His technology sales career began with Cardpoint, where he was a key member of the senior management team; contributing to the retail solutions provider’s substantial growth from start up to a £120 million European market leader.

When not educating the events industry on the benefits of technology and intelligently automated systems, Matthew can be found with his camera taking street portraits and nocturnal landscapes to add to his portfolio.  He is an internationally published photographer, having had his images used by Canon, Epson, Sky, Lonely Planet, Elle and Marketing Week.

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