Top 10 Free iPhone/iPad Meeting Apps of 2011
VANCOUVER, CANADA (December 28th, 2011) – Whether you are a Corporate Planner or an attendee, you are always looking to find greater efficiencies in how you operate or attend your meetings and events to produce or get more with less. Needing to increase productivity and greater mobility while saving time and money? Mobile meeting apps can help. With over 500,000 iPhone/iPad apps available, MeetingApps.com simplifies it for you. Here are our top 10 must-have meeting apps of 2011 that everyone in the meeting industry should consider. They’re all free, too!
10. Conference CO2 Calculator
This app allows you to calculate the carbon costs of flying to and from your next international meeting or conference. It will help you work out which locations for your event might be less harmful to the environment than others, depending on where your delegates are travelling from.
Attending a meeting in a foreign country and need assistance with directions? By combining voice recognition, machine translation and voice output iTranslate can help you get where you need to be. This app translates words, phrases and even whole sentences into over 50 languages.
Why wait on hold for Customer Service when you have LucyPhone? Just pick a company to call and give LucyPhone a number to call you back on. LucyPhone waits on hold for you and will call you back immediately and connect you both. Never wait on hold again!
Need a cheap flight, fast? Compare over 600 budget and scheduled airlines in seconds with the free Skyscanner iPhone app Version 2; saves money, saves time. Buy air tickets direct from airlines or travel agents and get the best deals. It’s simple, independent and finds the lowest fares with a few quick taps, wherever you want to fly.
The award winning iLeads is the tradeshow industry’s first mobile app for lead retrieval. It’s the most advanced lead capture app available. Now, you can capture sales leads anywhere, any time – on the tradeshow floor or a party.
Cardmunch converts business cards to address book contacts, and then add them as connections on LinkedIn.Easily see LinkedIn profile information for your new contacts -- and connect with them in a single click.
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your iPhone and iPad and even the Dropbox website! With the Dropbox app, you can take everything that matters to you on the go.
The best itinerary organizer out there – FREE. Manage hotel reservations, car rentals, flights, cruises, restaurants, meetings and more. It automatically syncs with your TripIt itineraries and gets easy access to check-in times, seat number, confirmation numbers, gate info, baggage claim, notes, integrated airline contact info and more.
Evernote turns the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad into an extension of your brain, helping you remember anything and everything that happens in your life. From notes to ideas to snapshots to recordings, put it all into Evernote and watch as it instantly synchronizes from your iPhone to your Mac or Windows desktop.
With a very simple and user-friendly interface, call, video call and instant message anyone else on Skype for free with Skype for your iPhone or iPod touch.
To find the ideal app for your next personal travel experience, next meeting or event, visit www.MeetingApps.com.
MeetingApps.com is the World’s First Portal for Meeting Apps. This site enables planners and tourism industry professionals to quickly locate iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry apps related to the meetings and events industry. The apps on MeetingApps.com are categorized by useful headers such as: Air Travel, Cool Tools, Conferences, Convention & Visitors Bureaus, Food and Wine, Green Tools, Hotel Search, Meeting Management, Venues and much more. There is no fee to use the site, and the apps are listed at no charge. This portal was built for the purpose of making it easier for meeting and event professionals to quickly find the apps needed to plan and operate meetings, events and travel programs.
Invenia has joined forces with the IMEX Group, producer of worldwide exhibitions for incentive travel, meetings and events and Travel Alberta to launch this site. MeetingApps.com has been made possible by a number of founding sponsors including AVW-TELAV, Kuoni Destination Management, LimoLink, Toronto Congress Centre and Encore Web Studios.