Planet Africa Awards App
The client needed an easy to use tool for participants at the awards to showcase and highlight the event.
TheEventsApp Platform was the ideal solution for the client’s needs.
Since 2004, the Planet Africa Awards program has recognized leadership and excellence, which produce role models. It is a part of Planet Africa Network (Group), which includes television programming, magazine and other initiatives that make a difference in the lives of people of African background worldwide. Categories include Leadership, Excellence, Science and Technology, Development, Nelson Mandela Humanitarian Award, Media, Entertainment, Renaissance, Rising Star, Enterprise, Sports, Heritage, Academic Achievement, Marcus Garvey Memorial Award, Volunteer and Lifetime Achievement.
The client needed an app to showcase the awards and give information to attendees easily. The EventsApp was the ideal solution.
TheAppLabb developed the mobile application for the Planet Africa Awards as a tool to help inform, connect and engage the participants at the Expo. The app enabled users to connect via Facebook or Twitter to the Planet Africa Awards. Users could also subscribe to the Planet Africa mailing list to receive all the latest updates. The app had several key features such as:
- Schedule of the awards
- List of recipients
- List of sponsors
- 2012 Gallery
- Ticket purchase
- List of performers
- Social media integration with check ins
- Fan Wall
- News Section
An exciting and engaging tool to foster better communication between attendees, speakers, organizers and entertainers at the expo, the ‘Planet Africa Awards App’ helped to inform, connect & engage the participants as well as enhance the experience before, during & after the event. The app also helped the organizers in cutting down costs by reducing the need for printed material at the Awards ceremony.