Yapp helped Uncubed cut conference costs by over $100,000 while helping keep 5,000+ attendees informed.

YAPP USER SINCE
October 2014
INDUSTRY
Digital Skills Education & Conferences
EVENTS PER YEAR
8 Events (2 per city)
EVENT SIZE
500-2,000+ attendees

“We use Yapp for our signature conference series for company information, layout, and general at-event communication.”

The Company

Uncubed connects people with exciting companies through content, conferences, community events, and education. Their signature event is hosted in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and New York City throughout the year to connect job hunters with companies based locally.

Basic Event Needs

MAIN ISSUE

In planning multiple conferences for both company recruiters and attendees, it's difficult to provide the necessary information to each person in a timely and non-disruptive manner without having to juggle with email lists, printed materials, and using more restrictive and expensive custom apps.PREVIOUS SOLUTIONS USEDVibes, email communication, and printed materials, DoubleDutchLOOKING FOR

  • Affordable conference apps to distribute high-volumes of information with attendees
  • A place to display Company Profiles, Partnerships and Sponsors
  • A way to send attendees announcements and notifications with last minute changes

Going with Yapp

Going with YappThe Uncubed team decided that a centralized hub of information that can send updates instantly and from anywhere beat emails and printing (by a lot). After using other app-creation solutions that required heavy lead time for any updates and didn’t offer push notifications, they switched to Yapp. The informative and affordable conference apps they created on Yapp's easy-to-use platform was the perfect mobile app solution for Uncubed.

“The other solutions needed significantly more lead time to publish the app and were costly... Yapp really helps out by being so quick to update and easy to use."

They found that creating and editing their conference app became a breeze, and is now something they can do much closer to the event. With some help from Yapp’s support team, their conference apps are ready in less than an hour rather than weeks before.

Uncubed and Yapp

  • APPS CREATED WITH YAPP10+ 
  • OVERALL INSTALLS 3,000+
  • COMPANIES REPRESENTED 400+
  • SPONSORS IMPRESSED 30+
  • PUSH NOTIFICATIONS SENT 100+
COMPANY BUDGET

Since switching to Yapp, Uncubed has saved $1,000s. Annually, they have spent 3,000% less — that’s about $10,000 of their budget per event — than in previous years when they were printing, emailing, and designing custom apps for six to eight events.

ATTENDEE ENGAGEMENT

Sending push notifications to alert everyone of changes, updates, and deadlines has increased user engagement. Attendees are more knowledgeable about when and where things are going on, and the staff can connect with them directly.“They're happy that we include the map and company information in their hand. We also get a good crowd response when using push notifications for upcoming stage activities.”

Conclusion

After exploring many options and even trying out a few solutions, Uncubed found Yapp to be the best conference app provider for their conferences of varying sizes across America to get attendees the information they need at their fingertips, without needing any lead time for app creation and with $1000s in cost savings.

“Yapp is a total package: it’s easy, beautiful, and cost-effective.”

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