Today, we’re excited to announce the release of the SquadUP mobile app – totally free – and available in the iTunes app store now! It’s the first ever mobile event planning app that lets you plan as you go, right from your mobile phone. SquadUP isn’t just about creating an event anymore. It’s about sharing an experience.
The good folks at Pando Daily wrote an article covering the SquadUP mobile app today! It’s a great sign that Pando recognizes the importance of being a mobile first platform in the event space and that SquadUP is leading the charge. Check out the article!
With SquadUP, you can create events from your phone and invite guests on the spot. Manage ticket sales, mobile check-in and registration. Access all of your SquadUP events — past and present — as well as the ability to discover featured events by interest, location, event name or host.
The new messaging feature lets you chat with your invitees before, during and after the event. Attendees can share pictures and messages with one another, too, without exchanging personal contact information. It’s a super social way for your guests not only to keep in contact with you, but to serendipitously meet new friends, also. In just the first week of beta testing, the chat stands out as a game changing feature, drastically increasing guest engagement. Think of it as your own personal “flash network”.
What does CEO, Willie Litvack have to say about all this?
“By offering the first mobile event platform, we’re allowing our users to plan, manage and experience events the way they live their lives–on their phones. As for our users’ ‘social’ lives, every event has a specific hashtag and we aggregate content from Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, creating a real-time Social Gallery. The Gallery pulls a live stream of everyone talking about the event so guests can engage with multiple social platforms without ever leaving the app.”
By doing this, we’re able to follow our users from the initiation of the event on customized event pages all the way through to the live experience– and even post-event where guests can look back at the photo and video galleries.
Here are some of the mobile app highlights:
- First mobile app that allows event creation from your phone
- We create “flash networks” specific to each event so that guests can chat and share pictures without exchanging personal contact info
- Social Gallery: curates content from Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram via your event specific hashtag
- Access all of your SquadUP events, past and present
- Discover featured events, search by interest, location, event name or host
- Send invitations, buy tickets, track RSVPs and ticket sales
- Check in guests with just one tap or scan tickets
- Passbook integration
So, what do you think about SquadUP mobile? Send us your feedback and don’t forget to give us some ratings love, too!