Mobile App Tip Sheet

Primary Navigation Bar (purple) > Home, Exhibitors, Map, Sessions, Speakers, Search (see descriptions of these features below)

Dashboard Bar (blue)

Message Center > The message center (icon is three vertical bars in the blue navigation bar) lets you keep in touch with contacts, manage your profile, and stay on top of show alerts. Swipe from the left from anywhere in the app to see it. Swipe from the right to hide it.

Your Profile > Access your profile by tapping your icon. Let Friends know what you’re doing by entering text in the “What are you doing right now?” field.

Contacts > Contacts lists people you have connected with through the Attendee list or by using the +Add a Friend link under Contacts. Tap on a Friend’s name to send a message, add notes about your Friend, view your Friend’s schedule, add your Friend to your address book, or remove a Friend.

Alerts > Read alerts and mark as read.

Settings (gear icon) > text

My Profile — Tell us about yourself and help other Attendees find you by completing your profile.

MultiDevice Sync — Set one device as your primary device (username and password), then add in other devices running the app to sync your data, including My Schedule and Exhibitor bookmarks. Please note that the app currently does NOT support syncing notes between devices.

My Schedule Reminders — Enter the number of minutes to notify you before the start of an item added to your personal schedule (set or disable)

Push Notifications — Provides information on how to adjust the mobile app’s behavior for your particular device(s)

iPad Tips (shows only on the iPad) — Provides tips for use of the app optimized for the iPad

Privacy Policy — Important information about Core-Apps’ Privacy Policy

Show Notes on Maps — Notes made in the Exhibits section can be accessed by tapping an exhibitor's booth on the exhibit hall floor plan map

Exit to Show List — Return to the first screen of the TASA/TASB Convention Mobile App, which shows past conventions

Send Backup to Support — If you have issues with the app when you are not at the convention center, send an email to Core-Apps support

My Schedule > View your personalized schedule. When you bookmark any session (tap the star next to the session title), it will automatically appear here. Tap a session in the schedule for full details. Your schedule also appears on the Dashboard.

Exhibitors > Browse and search for exhibitors by name or category. On individual exhibit listings, add to bookmarks (highlights exhibitor on map) and/or mark as visited. Filter Exhibitors by those you have bookmarked or visited by using the [three vertical lines icon] in the blue navigation bar in the Exhibitors section.

You can also share exhibitors with Friends, create/edit notes for yourself or to email to another person, add a planned exhibit meeting to your schedule, get directions to the exhibitor’s booth from your current location (must be in the convention center), and locate on the exhibit hall map. View, take notes on, download, or email handouts posted by the company.

Maps > View the exhibit hall floor plan. Tap the filter icon (funnel) to select one or more categories to highlight on the map. To leave notes on the map about an individual exhibitor, tap and hold on any booth to add a pin with your note on it. Map Routing > To set your current location or set a destination order to find a route, tap and hold on a current booth, then a destination booth.

Sessions > Browse and search for sessions by day or track. Tap on a session to see full details, share the session, create/edit notes, rate the session, or add it to your personal schedule.

Speakers > Browse and search for convention speakers. Tap a speaker’s name to view session(s) he/she is presenting, along with bios and related handouts as posted by the speaker.

Show Documents > View PDFs of convention-related information, including:

  • App Tip Sheet
  • CEC Training Credit
  • Conference Program
  • Convention Center Parking
  • General Convention Information
  • Leadership Team Services (LST) Ask an Expert
  • Shuttle Service Schedule

Related Events > Browse and search for meetings, luncheons, and other related events. Tap the star next to the event name to add it to your schedule. (Please note that most luncheons and meetings are by invitation only.)

Photo Gallery > Link to TASA/TASB Flicker Feed for official convention photographs.

Twitter > Share your convention thoughts and experiences on Twitter! Use the hashtag #tasatasb.

Alerts > Text Alerts for attendees.

Attendees > The Attendees list is populated by people who have chosen to make their profile public. Search the list for friends or colleagues, tap their name, then send a friend request. Friend requests from other attendees appear in the Message Center in the Dashboard

Exhibit Hall Activities > Access PDFs listing special activities in the Exhibit Hall, including Learning Lounge and Meet Up Lounge.

Local Places > Find local restaurants, shopping, and attractions.

Downloads > Handouts and videos will appear here once you download them from other sections of the app.

Locate Me > To use the Locate Me feature, type in an exhibitor you see near you, a booth number, or a room number.

CEC > Link to the CEC mobile app

Quick List > The Quick List allows you to find your bookmarked exhibitors in an easy-to-follow order. You must have bookmarked exhibitors in order to use this feature.