Small or large badges? Or wristbands, maybe? Printing on an ordinary desktop printer or using a state-of-the-art card printer? Because choosing the right name badge and printer can be nothing less than a pain, we have compiled the ultimate step by step method to choosing the right kind of name badge and printer for your event.

Choosing the right kind of name badge

STEP 1: Determine the level of security required at your event


On the 25th of May, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became law in all European Union member states. In this blog post, we explain how we made sure Accredion is GDPR-compliant and what you can — and must! — do as event organiser to ensure you are compliant as well.

The GDPR replaces the Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC) and was designed to harmonise data privacy laws across the European Union, to protect and empower EU citizens’ data privacy and to reshape the way organizations across the EU approach data privacy.

The GDPR affects nearly every organisation in the…


At the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, Sweden. Photo: Thomas Hanses

Back in 2008, our digital agency Scrn was asked to take care of online accreditation at the largest music competition ánd one of the most advanced TV productions in the world: the Eurovision Song Contest. We looked around; there was Excel and there were multi-million euro/dollar systems built by large IT companies. And in between, there were all sorts of solutions that just didn’t fit their needs. So, we built a custom accreditation system, which over the years grew to become one of the fundamental pillars of the event’s organisation, the European Broadcasing Union (EBU).

Based on years of fine-tuning…


To create the best accreditation/credentialing platform for events in the world — that has been our mission from the very first day we started working on Accredion. But how and why did we build an online accreditation platform from scratch?

Accredion is fully customizable. First user: the Eurovision Song Contest!

A bit of history…

Back in 2008, our digital agency Scrn was asked to take care of online accreditation at the largest music competition ánd one of the most advanced TV productions in the world: the Eurovision Song Contest, organised annually by one of our main clients, the European Broadcasting Union. We looked around; there was Excel. And then there were multi-million euro/dollar systems built by the world’s leading IT companies. And in between, there were all sorts of solutions that just didn’t fit their needs. …

Accredion

To create the best accreditation/credentialing platform in the world — that’s our mission. Empower your next event with Accredion.

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