Who Uses This Software?

Event organizers who seek for a Mobile Event App and Event Management Software


Average Ratings

199 Reviews

  • 5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Mobile - Android Native
    Mobile - iOS Native
  • Training
    Documentation
    Live Online
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Whova
  • whova.com
  • Founded 2013
  • United States

About Whova

Whova's All-in-One Event Management Software helps event organizers create the most engaging and organized events ever by improving attendee engagement, increasing networking opportunities, and making event planning much easier. Whova is loved by multi-thousands of events worldwide and won the Event Technology Award in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Whova is trusted by Hilton, Loreal, US Bank, Oracle, IKEA, Lego, NASA, Rockefeller Foundation, TEDx, Harvard, IEEE and many more.


Whova Features

  • Attendee Management
  • Badge Management
  • Conferences/Conventions
  • Exhibit/Vendor Management
  • Gamification
  • Room Block Management
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Sponsorship Management
  • Surveys & Feedback
  • Ticketing
  • Volunteer Management
  • Weddings/Parties

Whova Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Exceptional Value!

Mar 31, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use-ready made templates made it easy to customize and upload information.

Exceptional Customer Service-online chat was prompt and very helpful

Overall: The WHOVA app provided a wonderful user experience for our delegates. It made it easy for our delegates to connect with other attendees and speakers, share contact information, and be informed about all the event logistics and details. As the organizer of the event, the app had the perfect combination of "ready-made" options with the ability to customize and personalize. I found it extremely intuitive to use. When I did have a question, the online customer service was amazing. Overall the WHOVA app was a great value and contributed to the success of our event.

Recommendations to other buyers: Would like to see future updates include the following features: 1) If attendees are pre-populated by the organizer, it would be nice to see which attendees have downloaded the app. Otherwise attendees are attempting to engage with other attendees who may not have activated the event app.

Vendor Response

by Whova on March 31, 2017

We are happy to know that you like our Whova app. Thanks for the feedback, and we will keep you updated with new features coming soon!

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Way to go Whova

Dec 18, 2018
4/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I found this software very helpful in keeping up the events at the Phi Theta Kapp National Convention. There were thousands of people and so many events it was overwhelming at times. I liked how the software helps you meet others at the convention, displays photos of events and there is ecen a messaging feature.

Cons: The only drawback I had using this software was trying to find an log onto the PTK Convention in the first place. It has been a year so maybe that issue was fixed. You had to wait and get a code to join the Convention, maybe PTK could have sent the code with the confirmation emails or something.

Overall: This app was good to have to help me interact with others at the Convention, too bad one it over its over. I wasn't able to access the information like photos after the conference had been over for a while.

Thanks Whova

Feb 26, 2019
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: It was great to have a social media platform dedicated to the specific conference I attended. I also loved that I could see who was at the conference and where they worked.

Cons: The community portion of the app started to get really full, which made it harder to find what I was looking for. Maybe if that was organized by topics, or if the posts that had new comments were always at the top. Being in alumni relations, it would have been AWESOME if I could search attendees by where they went to school.

Overall: I loved being able to see who was at the conference, what kinds of topics people were discussing, what connections were being made, etc. It was also helpful to see what was happening pre-conference. I'm sure I'll use it again at conferences in the future.

Updatable & Environmentally Friendly

Mar 05, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: I like being able to post updates to the conference program during the conference itself. Using Whova means we don't have to produce printed copies of the program. Whova also allows users to engage with each other - posting messages, planning get-togethers, posting photos, etc.

I heard that it will allow registration/check-in to be managed with Whova now, but I couldn't find that feature. I would be thrilled if it will handle registration/check-in.

Cons: It seems the price increased this year. But if we can use it for registration/check-in it would be well worth it.

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Why I pass on Whova despite the great functionality

Jan 04, 2019
1/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

2 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The functionality of uploading the event was easy to use, and from the user side, the app was easy to navigate to move between the schedule, information about specific programs, and more details about speakers.

Cons: The app came with built-in conversation starters that, as conference organizers, we had to delete. Other than that, the software was good.

Overall: My main issue with Whova has nothing to do with the functionality, and everything to do with the customer service. As part of a conference planning team, we used Whova, and without any prior notification, they published our app and sent an email to all of course conference attendees to join. (Thankfully, we were as our final stages of testing, so it was fine.)

However, in addition to the lack of communication, when we brought this up, we asked to disable all future email communication (as our conference team had our own communication schedule) and provide a list of communication so that, at the very least, we would know what is moving forward, They apologized, offered to disable functions, and yes, two hours later, Whova's team had sent another email, spamming our participants to create their profiles.

If you are looking for conference platforms, do NOT use this one. I'd suggest using Guidebook or other avenues. The hassle of going back and forth, only to be blindsided again, by the very same problem, is frustrating, unprofessional, and poor customer service,

Great experience using Whova

Feb 27, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Whova is a great tool that kept me up to date with many workshops I selected to attend.

In addition, it provided overall information that was pertinent to the conference:

Speaker Bios

Connecting participants to form ride sharing groups to and from the airport

Advertising events affiliated with the conference and outside the conference

Providing many with a platform to network with each other.

Providing feedback regarding contest (Bingo)

I am a Whova fan!!!

Mark S.

Cons: I liked every aspect of this software. I would not mind using it again.

Overall: Whova made the conference manageable, allowing participates to keep track of workshops they desired to attend.

The best event app I ever used

Mar 30, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I was one of event organizers of PKU Annual Fall Picnic 2016 in San Diego. We used Whova app to set up tickets, publish agenda, logistics, car pool, location change announcement, attendee networking, and so on.

It was a great experience and the event was a great success. It's super easy to use Whova to manage events from very beginning to end: it saved us a lot of time as organizer, the experience was super smooth and we really love it!

It's also very positive for our event attendees. They bought tickets on Whova, and then download Whova app to get all the event information. Besides that, they can find out who will be attending the event in advance and connect each other before the event. It's really handy for them and also saves our time as we can publish information to them easily.

Whova support team is awesome! We are amazed by their prompt response and detailed explanation. Great job!

Overall, it's a must for event organizers and we highly recommend Whova for event organizers.

Vendor Response

by Whova on March 30, 2017

Thanks for even providing us referrals. We look forward to working with you again for your next event!

Whova app experience

Mar 05, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Ability to keep our delegates informed of event schedule, location, venues and networking.

Cons: some people who are not so tech savvy require assistance to get setup and comfortable using, but, that applies to other technology as well not just Whova.

Overall: We have been Whova for several years and it has been a positive experience for our company. It is part of the package and helps us to maintain a professional profile.

Whova is an application like a living creature!

Apr 05, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use and Import participants' Linkedin profile

Cons: To some organization, it might be pricey?

Overall: My non-profit organization, TeK One used Whova as registration, event organization, logistics tool for the annual Tek One Entrepreneurship Forum held in 2014 - 2016. Thanks to Whova, our events were able to proceed smoothly with minimum personnel and efforts. Participants and speakers were also impressed by Whova, so that some of them actually used Whova for their own events. Whova is an application like a living creature, it seems to evolve year after year, if not day by day. Based on feedback from customers, Whova will always strive to add new features with improved user convenience to better serve you and your organization's important events. I strongly recommend Whova to any organizations and individuals hosting important events. Whova, Thank you!

Recommendations to other buyers: Keep up the momentum.

Vendor Response

by Whova on April 05, 2017

Thank you so much! We try to meet every customer's expectation and it has helped us continue improving. We look forward to working with Tek One again this year with better products and services!

Fun, Interactive App

Feb 26, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Introductions to other people who are attending the event and sharing knowledge of event specific information.

Cons: I don't necessarily like the leader board. Some people take it to the ultimate extreme and make it unpleasant to use the app because they have to win a virtual trophy at all costs. It really takes the fun out of using the app.

Overall: It has been a great tool to use for events. People seem to be more engaged and interactive than other apps I have used. The points and leaderboard need to be reconsidered as people really take it to the extreme of competitiveness.

Great Program/App for Marketing at Conferences

Oct 30, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: You can easily find the conference your company is participating in. By having the app on your phone, you can review the agenda, see the attendee list, which is great for targeting specific leads, and engage in messaging with other conference attendees. Overall, it's a great tool for networking at conferences.

Cons: For some events, lead generation is limited if you are an exhibitor or sponsor. In other words, you can't access delegate information so it limits targeting to some degree.

Ultimate networking app

Feb 26, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: fantastic networking app for your event.

Super easy to message and exchage contact information with attendees

very intuitive interface and fast/easy to navigate

integrates agenda of meeting into my iphone calendar seemlessly.

Brilliant.

Cons: none. this app is amazing. I have no negative comments

Whove it up!

Feb 26, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: All the info you need for the event concentrated in one place.

Cons: I tried to delete my business card (from a previous job) but couldn't figure it out.

Overall: Very positive. It was easy to check the agenda and track the new announcements and community messages. It's user friendly and the clean layout makes it easy to find the info you need.

Whova for conferences

Jan 08, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like that you can get updates regarding the sessions during the conference and also communicate with other conference attendees.

Cons: It is difficult to find the settings to receive notifications on the app.

Overall: My overall experience was good, it was nice to communicate and ask questions when needed.

Connection

Feb 26, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: The application enabled me to quickly connect to other participants of the event. It created a sense of community

Cons: Maybe the provider could reflect on how to further encourage people to react on messages or become concrete on setting a meeting at a particular location at the event.

Overall: Whova supported me to get connected to other organisations in the sector

Great platform for an Event

Mar 04, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

1 / 5
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Pros: Pro is everything about the event is in one place on your phone. You do not have to carry and/or keep up with paper agendas or looking for emails.

Cons: There is really nothing that I disliked about the app.

Overall: I used for other events I have attending. Great app!

Wow! This is great stuff

Sep 12, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: I just returned from attending a conference where the Whova app was used to for conference communications, agenda, attendees messaging, etc. It worked outstanding and without a single issue.

Cons: It took a little playing around with the app to learn how to use it.

Overall: It worked outstanding and without a single issue for conference communications

Used well this is a great information and connection platform

Mar 05, 2019
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: Instant contact with others to allow discussions about shared transport, etc with people you may not otherwise know or contact

Cons: I think the ability for anyone to begin a discussion thread means the app becomes unwieldy as you try to sort through many threads, some of which sound as though they cover the same topics

Overall: Have attended 2 conferences that used Whova and have been really impressed with its functionality.

This is THE App for Events and Conferences

Feb 26, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to set up and use. Great features like personalized agendas, message sharing, job posting, event and speaker descriptions, and access to presentations that are posted to the community after the event.

Cons: I didn't need reminders about job postings through the application. There needs to be an opt out option for these reminders.

Overall: This application is genius and its features are outstanding!

First time user of Whova.

Feb 27, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Very intuitive user experience. A lot of features to enable event participants to get the most out of the event. Being able to search participants, interact for networking and exchanging contact information is a fantastic feature.

Cons: Nothing comes to mind in terms of Cons with regards to this app.

Whova made my life easier

Feb 26, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Integration - you can organize your agenda, meet people, have discussion, receive notifications... I liked everything! It made my life so easier during such a big event. Without it I would probably have missed many ooportunities of networking, scheduling meetings with peers and going on time to the conferences I chose upfront.

Cons: Maybe I didn´t look for support, but I could never find how to refer to a persona using "@".

It never worked for me.

Overall: Simply amazing! Thank you for existing :)

Great product but more expensive that others

Dec 31, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Whova has everything you need for event management. It's easy to understand for attendees and organizers. I love how easy the communication aspect is.

Cons: It's more expensive that other products on the market but it does offer almost every feature you could hope for. If it's in your budget you should absolutely go for it.

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Arab Affiliate Summit 2018, with Whova we rocked

Nov 22, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The app was very user friendly, very encouraging for people to use, we loved the community part, it actually gave our audience a space to cover over all experience, to engage more, even to create new topics to talk about, the app helped us enrich and serve our community, each other part was quite amazing.

Whova team was very supportive from day 1 till fishing of our event

Cons: I loved over all experience , nothing to talk about in this part.

CASE 7 Conference in California

Feb 26, 2019
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use - gave me a 10-minute notice when my chosen presentation was going to start. I did not use the paper booklet provided by CASE just Whova to schedule my day. I think CASE could just use Whova and save money on printing.

Cons: No complaints - I did not find anything I felt was lacking. I did not use it to its fullest potential

Like

Mar 05, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Easy feature

connecting

updated

informed

Cons: nothing. I am sure most people love it

hope we can maintain connected

Overall: Great

Whova made the conference easy!

Mar 05, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: I could create my own track, then it was really easy to check my own schedule.

Cons: I don't have anything that is on my least like list. I don't have enough experience to make a judgement.

Overall: I used Whova strictly for a conference I was attending.

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Mar 05, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: The ease & convenience of the application.

Cons: can't think of anything right off-hand..

Overall: Was very informative & kept me on track with the conference! Great networking tool!

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Feb 26, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: easy to use. Only request is that there be some function which allows group messaging. If there is one, I don't know how to use it.

Cons: The community function is great but definitely a bit overwhelming with the amount of data. I currently have 4791 community messages.

Overall: much better than other apps I have used.

Extremely handy app

Feb 26, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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Pros: Total overview and reminders. Good for making appointments and own appointments. Meeting other people.

Cons: In the overview i missed necessary info on the contents of the events. Only the title and the venue was mentioned.

ease to engage with other attendees

Mar 06, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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Pros: most other attendees are strangers until someone breaks the ice. Also helps you gauge the audience and contact directly anyone of interest.

The direct messages feature was helpful and easily arranged a few conversations and mini-meetings at the event.

The agenda view and selecting the sessions of interest is good too. The write up on the sessions again is helpful in getting context on topics before they begin.

Cons: too much info asked on profile page - like education and work experience - feels invasive to personal data - a simple linkedin connection would be enough for attendees to go see whats the person's profile.

Did not experience any polling feature or anything like that - maybe helpful for some presentations

Overall: It was good and better than most apps i've used for events

Great Conference Tool

Feb 26, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: It was so nice to review conference sessions, descriptions, locations, etc before coming to the hotel. I loved being able to see who else was registered for the event and the opportunity to connect ahead of time. The community thread was a great way to get information and plan meet-ups. Having this app took so much stress away from the uncertainty of a large conference.

Cons: I feel there was quite a bit of redundancy in the app alerts and email alerts- I probably could have turned the emails off, but I didn't look into it further.

Overall: My experience was great. I will keep the app on my phone and plan to use at this same conference in the future. I encourage anyone planning/organizing a large scale event to consider offering this to your attendees. It's a great tool and amazing way for users to be better connected.

Almost a 10

Feb 26, 2019
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Great way to communicate as a group around certain questions and topics as part of the conference.

Cons: Hard to access the messages or the contacts that reach out to you to exchange contact info. Email reminders do not have a link to the actual message in the app.

Missed out by not being able to load Whova during a conference

Dec 08, 2017
3/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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Cons: Whova web site is opaque to new users. I spent an hour at conference trying to download the Whova app but failed and gave up. An hour is a long time to waste among the bustle of a very active conference. Whova needs a USERS PAGE on its web site with very specific baby talk instructions, starting from scratch with "do you have an iPhone or Android?" and assuming that the user is naïve about how to find an app, explain that you can't do it from your laptop. Whoever writes this simple page for Whova needs to understand that some people have never downloaded an app, so start from that premise and list the steps with no word omitted up to the point where the user has Whova up and running and knows how to find their conference.

"Download the app" is of no use; neither is "ask a friend"

The web site is all about corporate sales. The user quickly gets that he or she is of no importance.

Overall: None yet: As a new user I was not able to load and use it during the conference.

Being able to access materials posted during a conference since some materials were available only on Whova and the conference organizers assumed that everyone has the app or can quickly get it and log on. I suspect I would like the software much more if I had been able to get it before the conference was over. Please post the instructions suggested below on the Whova web site.

Whova definitely improve my conference experience

Mar 05, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Convenience; user friendly; Stable; Efficient

Cons: I hope Whova could improve the messaging feature because I cannot choose multiple pictures and send them all to my colleagues at one time. I have to send those pictures one by one, which took much longer.

A pleasant surprise

Feb 26, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Platform to get introduced to delegates, setup meetings, identify like minded individuals, share articles, agree on ride sharing, facilitated networking - the whole concept was seamless and refreshing. I no longer had to do 'cold handshakes'....with profile photos and background read of other delegates - the meetings were far more 'to the point & constructive'

Cons: None that I can think of. This is an application that can be used for any event of any scale

Overall: Helps you come right to the point for pre-set meetings; reduces hassles of checking logistics, schedule etc.

Awesome app

Mar 05, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use, I enjoyed the capabilities of using this app while attending SIGSCE conference.

Cons: There were not any features I did not use on this app

Overall: It was great tool to use to keep informed while I was attending SIGSCE

Decent meeting app

Jun 25, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: I like the evaluation feature on the app. It allows you to give specific feedback to each presenter.

Cons: The build tool is very wonky, it is hard to build the schedule etc. without a lot of hours and patience.

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Great for Conferencde Attendees!

Mar 05, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: I love the social and organizational aspects of this software - I was able to see ahead of time which panels I wanted to attend and who I wanted to meet. The message boards are also useful even after the event. I will be keeping this app on my phone even though the event is over in hopes other events will be using it.

Cons: I received a notification that 6 people had viewed my profile, but I was unable to figure out how to see who they were (on Android).

Overall: This is a great software for local conference organizers to use.

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Mar 05, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: I really liked being able to communicate with the other participants of SIGCSE.

Cons: The challenge is that we have a great conference but then after the conference there is very little communication because people log our or remove the app.

Whova - for Whoever your event attendee is!

Mar 05, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: I loved how easy it was to connect with other conference attendees - it's like a virtual happy hour! It also allowed me to take notes on my mobile phone - and they are saved conveniently in each session I attended. Lastly, Whova helped me explore the city we were in and connect with others of similar interest.

Cons: If I had to give a con - which you are forcing me to do, it would be that there can be an abundance of information. There also were a lot of people posting extraneous, or irrelevant posts, just to try and get on the Leaderboard - so there was some junk to wade through.

Overall: Whova made my conference experience far more engaging and successful. I came away with new networking contacts, great ideas - and I was competitive about getting on the Leaderboard!

Very handy platform for networking

Mar 06, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Connecting people profiles with social media accounts is a wonderful feature. You could pave way to connect with whoever you feel interested in their works or vice versa before the conference begins.

Cons: Sometimes you may feel a little bit overwhelmed when everyone in the same event starts opening a lot of chat rooms. It take time to catch up with all the unread news after a long day of conference.

Overall: Handy app to record the scheduled events, easy to communicate with anyone attending the same event, and easy to exchange contact information with each other.

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Mar 05, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: knows what is going on, keeps you updated

Cons: can not think of anything, it is a good attempt to make conferences more user friendly

Overall: great

Whova Convenience

Feb 26, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: The App allows for users to interact with other delegates and organizers with ease hence the flow of information, which is vital for conferences and meetings, was readily available and accessible throughout the whole conference.

Cons: The only issue i had with the app and maybe it was just me but i found it a bit hard to edit or update my information and my messages on the app.

Overall: I guess my overall experience was very positive, i found the app to be very helpful not only in the information it provided but also in terms of the way it arranges the schedules and the meetings which was easy and convenient especially in a conference where there were lots of other meetings happening simultaneously.

I think this app is a winner especially for event organizers and the events management space/sector.

Excellent Conference Communications Tool

Mar 05, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Multiple Pre and during conference communications features

Cons: no ability to scan badges of new contacts

Overall: This is the second year I have had the opportunity to use Whova at conferences and I find it makes for a better conference experience.

Whova helped break the ice for this first-timer!

Feb 26, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: I knew almost no one attending the event, and didn't know what commonalities we might have. Getting to "meet" people informally via Whova helped break the ice. The ice-breaker games piqued interest of a number of people, and the friendly competition encouraged some people to keep posting, so I got a sense of people I wanted to make sure to meet.

Cons: I found it hard to find the ice-breaker games -- found only 1 to which I could respond.

Overall: I'm looking forward to reaching out to people I "met" on Whova for my business.

Information

Mar 06, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Easel to ues

Enough information

No more money

Cons: Because it help me connect with all of members in our conference

LOVE this app!

Feb 26, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use - and I'm not very tech-savvy. Fun, interactive competition for our points contest. Great way to keep up-to-date on the convention attendees, events, ride shares, etc. I chatted with agents from across the country before the convention, so we were old friends by the time we actually met in person!

Cons: The only thing I didn't like was the fact that a couple of people pasted the same comment on every single conversation just to score points rather than actually joining into the conversation - but, hey, that's not YOUR fault! LOL! It's a really nice, useful app, in my opinion.

Overall: Great way to refer prospects in states where I am not licensed. I can refer them to someone I can connect with on this app.

Added value to a required conference

Feb 28, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I liked that it listed all the attendees and allowed you to contact them via the app. Most of all I liked having a schedule on my phone

Cons: As always I am concerned with privacy. Can i expect venders to contact me, etc. I am hoping not. I saw the venders that I was interested in seeing and am not interested in spam from other venders who want to take advantage of this information.

Overall: It was useful in providing attendees with wi-Fi access, along with other information regarding additional gatherings associated with our conference.

All in one place

Mar 05, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: I love the fact that everything is in the one app which makes navigating through a large-scale event easier.

Cons: There is nothing that comes to mind at present.

Overall: Whova made it easier for me to know what the agenda was, the names and faces of other attendees and also is a useful source of stored information that I can go back to at any time.

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Feb 26, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: I really liked the ability to see the whole agenda as well as my personal agenda.

I definitely liked the social aspect of it. I never would've gotten to know some of the people I did, had it not been for the app.

Cons: I would like to have been able to see who is attending each session. Sometimes I was torn between which session I wanted to attend, and it would be nice to know (as a tie-breaker) if other folks I know are going to a certain session.

I felt like it could've been easier to view posts and updates to posts; Maybe get alerts for specific threads I was in. All I kept getting were more and more alerts for new posts without necessarily seeing which posts were being updated.