Push Notifications

A push notification is a message that attendees receive via their web browser or on their mobile phone. Push notifications can be general event announcements, a poll, or a new request for feedback for a certain activity, or the event itself.

On their mobile device, the attendee will only receive this notification message if they enable this in their device settings. A push notification is sent to the attendee's mobile phone when the app is installed.

Sending Push Notifications to all attendees

To send push messages, simply go to Marketing > Communication > Push message.

When sending a push message there is a 140 characters limit. Do not use special characters such as quotation marks, apostrophes, backslashes, or line breaks

You can send messages with each participant's name, title, company or headline. To include these fields, simply insert the parameters as dynamic content, such as: {{name}}, {{role}}, {{company}} and {{headline}}.

To send a new push notification, click on +Create message in the right-hand corner. A pop-up will appear for you to write your message.

After you press Send now, you will receive a message informing you that your push notification has been sent successfully.

How do I schedule a push notification to all attendees?

If you prefer to schedule your message to be sent at a future time, you can select Toggle Schedule and select the time and date for your notification to be sent.  

Notifications will be scheduled in line with the timezone you have selected for your event.

After you press Schedule, you will receive a message informing you that your push notification has been scheduled.

Push notification to attendees in an activity 

To send a push notification to the people participating in a specific activity, go to Agenda > Activities. Select the activity you'd like to send the notification to on the left side of the screen, and allow the panel to open on the right.

In the Details tab, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click Send message.

The same pop-up will appear to allow you to write and send/schedule your notification.

Individual push notification for attendees 

To send a push notification to a single attendee, go to the attendees' list under People > Attendees page.

Select the attendee you would like to send the message to.

Click on the paper plane icon, write your message and click Send message.

Message to one attendee

Push notifications to specific lists

To send push notifications to specific lists, you will need to go to the SMS Sender page.

Click here to learn how to do so.

How do these notifications look in the Virtual Lobby?

When delivered, the notification will appear like a browser notification in the top right corner of the Virtual Lobby, regardless of where inside the platform attendees are.

Yes! You can enter URL's in push messages, however, it is advised to shorten the link as there are only 140 characters to write your message.


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