ChargeBox Events Case Study – Gartner
A ChargeBox Events Case Study
Keeping Gartner event attendees connected with ChargeBox
Gartner is the world's leading research and advisory company.
As part of its missions to deliver market-leading insight and advice, Gartner holds conferences around the globe covering IT, marketing, sales, legal and human resources issues.
The events provide a great opportunity for networking and engagement, meaning that delegates rely heavily on mobile devices and a charging solution is crucial.
Gartner often asks delegates to engage with a mobile application at an event. This means devices lose battery quicker than usual during the day and a dependable charging solution was needed to alleviate the low battery problem that many attendees encounter.
Since 2013, ChargeBox has partnered with Gartner to provide charging solutions for event attendees.
In 2017, ChargeBox agreed a multi-year contract to provide the majority of Gartner's EMEA events with charging services, including the largest event on the calendar: the annual Gartner Symposium in Barcelona.
Staying charged allows attendees to run the event app throughout the day, providing access to critical information surrounding the agenda.
ChargeBox also keeps delegates on-site for longer, since a low battery often encourages early departures to hotel rooms.
Additionally, Gartner sells the stations as part of a sponsorship package, creating an additional revenue stream.
Gartner said: “ChargeBox provided a hassle-free service at Data Centre Dynamics. The combination of The QUBE™ and locker stations provided a complete charging service throughout the event and choice to our delegates; they could either charge their phone or tablet while working or secure their device in a locker. We had high usage.”
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At SSE we strive to deliver great customer experience at our sponsored venues, and free charging has become a key element to that. We have received great feedback from our customers who are delighted with the ease-of-use, the charging experience and the complete security and peace of mind.
As a bonus, our staff have found the service simple to explain and easy to manage, and we get insightful reports on the usage of our stations too. Our ChargeBox stations are a fantastic addition to our in-venue experience, and we could not recommend the service highly enough.
ChargeBox stations implemented across multiple sponsored venues