2015 MAR Conference App


App Launch Date - September 2015

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Members and exhibitors alike will soon be able to take advantage of the newest benefit for the MAR Conference! This benefit will be free to download and available for ANY device including tablets! Read what attendees are saying about speakers, check out real time conference photos on the news feed, directly contact an exhibitor, and more! Now you can be a part of the conference even if you are unable to attend! Check out some of the information below to learn more.

  • View the complete event schedule, explore all of the offered sessions, and get detailed presenter information.
  • Keep your pulse on the most popular sessions and events by accessing the app’s Activity Feed, which highlights useful comments, photos, ratings and more.
  • Earn points, badges, and prizes for being active on the app and at the event. Check the leader board to see how you compare to other attendees.
  • Update - a quick way to share photos, comments, and which session you’re attending
  • Expand your professional network and have fun!

Key App Components

Course Schedule
Members will be able to check the official course schedule to plan which courses they will be attending during the day. The mobile version of the schedule will allow attendees to easily check their schedule instead of carrying excess paper.

Speakers Tab
Learn a little more about the speaker that is teaching your course with the speakers tab featuring speaker and course information.

Exhibitor List
Don't worry about memorizing the tradeshow floor, we've got you covered! The tradeshow exhibitor tab allows you to quickly and easily look up all of the great exhibitors at the conference.

Tradeshow Map
Easily navigate the tradeshow floor with this handy map featuring the locations of all exhibitors in the conference.

News Feed
Much like current social media platforms (think Twitter or Facebook), the MAR app has a self-contained news feed that any app subscriber can post to. Use the feed to see what your friends are up to, post a picture with some colleagues, rant and rave about your favorite exhibitor, and more!


Gamification
noun - The application of typical elements of game playing (e.g., point scoring, competition with others, rules of play) to other areas of activity, typically as an online marketing technique to encourage engagement with a product or service.

 
Be social - Win BIG!
 
Want a chance to win the Tradeshow Grand Prize? Well then you better listen up! The MAR Mobile app features gamification which awards points for specific actions that are performed within the application. Points are awarded for checking into courses, checking in at a vendor, posting a picture of a vendor's booth, commenting in the news feed, etc. The will be many possibilities for you to work your way to the top of the leader board.

The top 10 people on the leader board will be entered to win a special Grand Prize!

How to Play
  • Select the Activity Feed from the MAR Conference App menu
  • Click the pencil and paper icon
  • Click the # (hashtag) icon
  • Select an event, REALTOR® of the Year, Speaker, or another item you would like to tag in your post
  • Write your post and hit submit