Dave Schools
Organizer Attendee Improvement Web

New Hopin Features - May 2020 Update

AUTHOR: Dave Schools

So much has happened since our last update here a month ago, so we wanted to fill you in on what's new with Hopin. Going forward, we'll be breaking these bigger monthly updates into smaller weekly updates.

Where to start! New team members, new features, and so many new users and new events. Welcome to our new Hopin organizers! Things have been quite busy and there's no sign of slowing down. We are hiring, have a new website coming soon, and some exciting news to share on the horizon.

The feedback has been fantastic, too — if you have thoughts or ideas, we'd love to hear it. Feel free to drop a comment below this post.

Let's get to the good stuff.

Highlights of new Hopin features now available since April 5 (the last update)

  1. New registration pages

  2. Recordings appear in your event dashboard right away instead of needing to wait until the end of an event.

  3. Different session sizes

  4. New user (attendee) dashboard

  5. Backstage UI updates and reset button

  6. Updated Stage video layout

  7. Deeper event analytics BETA, including user movement tracker throughout the event (enterprise feature)

  8. Download list of users who expressed interested in each Expo booth

  9. Zapier integration (enterprise feature)

  10. Accessibility -- added event keyboard navigation

  11. Ability for organizers to hide, unhide, and delete polls

  12. Private 1:1 video calling in user profiles

  13. Pinned chat messages

  14. Ability to schedule sessions in the Sessions area so that they appear at a set time and disappear at a set time.

  15. Notification bell and event rating survey

  16. Magic link improvements (enterprise feature)

  17. Ability for organizers to email all attendees

  18. Significant stability and performance upgrades

  19. Improved email deliverability, localization, and calendar integration

  20. Numerous bug fixes

  21. So much more

Due to the expanded inbound we're receiving, we're constantly looking for ways to improve our sales and support documentation and processes to make onboarding and managing your events easier. We also started doing more group demos with hundreds of people inside a live Hopin event instead of one-on-one demos.

Lastly, we have a huge pipeline of new features that are coming and will be released on a weekly basis from now on. We're excited to show you what we're working on.

We're thankful for a wonderful community of organizers who are passionate about reimagining virtual events and delighting attendees as we are.

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