Your Guide to the INBOUND Mobile App

Your Guide to the INBOUND Mobile App

You’ve registered for INBOUND, booked your travel, and now it's time to map out your INBOUND moves — the official INBOUND23 mobile app is available for download! Through the app, you’ll have full access to your event experience. 

Head to the app store (Apple / Google Play) to download and get exploring.

Reminder: Those sessions requiring you to save a seat can only be made through the app. Access open to VIP pass holders on Tuesday, August 15 and to General Admission pass holders on Tuesday, August 22 (separate instructions will be emailed to attendees). Find some helpful guides below to get started, explore the agenda, begin networking with fellow attendees, and so much more! 

Scroll through our handy guide of mobile app features or click on one of the links below to jump directly to a specific section:

Getting Started
Navigating the App
Agenda Overview
Curate Your Agenda
Save a Seat for Limited Capacity Sessions
Export Sessions to Your Calendar
Rating a Session
Meet the Speakers
Networking and Community
Making Connections Onsite
Social Feed
Connect with Sponsors
Venue Maps


Logging in to the INBOUND 2023 mobile appGet excited! Downloading the mobile app means you’ll have everything you need for INBOUND at hand. Visit the app store (Apple / Google Play) to download the INBOUND mobile app. 

Log in to the app with the same email you registered for INBOUND with and click on the magic link or enter the ticket number from your INBOUND 2023 confirmation email. 

More details on downloading the app and logging in can be found here




Consider the Home page your INBOUND home base. View your upcoming sessions, engage with the Community, explore venue maps, and save event dates using the Add to calendar button! 

[image] an overview of the INBOUND mobile app home page Toggle between the main features of the app by tapping the bottom of the screen to flip through the Agenda, Timeline, Speakers, Community, Social Feed, Sponsors, and Help Center.

To make changes to your profile (like adding a photo!), update your privacy settings, or logout, simply click on the burger menu icon located in the top left corner.

Easily access other helpful info specific to your account, including:

  • Chats [bubble icon]: your 1:1 messages
  • Event Updates [bell icon]: your notifications
  • Tickets [ticket icon]: your registration info
For more details on navigating the app, click here.


[gif] how to Favorite a session to curate your agenda in the INBOUND mobile appExplore the full INBOUND programming schedule and build your own personal agenda to help keep track of the sessions you want to attend. Use the global search bar to look up a keyword.

To refine your search, select the filter icon and apply tags to narrow your results by time, session type, festival stage, content focus, and location.

For more details on searching and filtering sessions, click here




[gif] how to Favorite a session to curate your agenda in the INBOUND mobile appChoose your own INBOUND adventure and fully curate your agenda within the app with a quick tap: click the Favorite button in the bottom left corner of the session block, and boom, it’s been added to your personal agenda. A few notes: 

  • Every session has a Favorite button.
  • You can Favorite multiple sessions, even if they are happening simultaneously.
  • Go to the My Favorites tab at the top of the screen to view your fully curated schedule.

Note: favoriting a session does not save a seat. 

More details on favoriting sessions can be found here



[gif] how to save a seat for limited-capacity sessions in the appOnly Education Sessions and Deep Dives require you to save a seat! These sessions will be marked with a “Limited” tag and a Save a seat button on the session card. Click that button to officially book your spot. This can only be done via the app.

1. Download the app. (Apple / Google Play)
2. Search for the Deep Dives and Education Sessions you’d like to attend.
3. Find the Save a seat button on the session card.
4. Tap the Save a seat button to officially book your spot.
5. Go to the Registered tab to view all the sessions you’ve saved a seat to attend.

A few notes:

  • Saving a seat will automatically add that session to your My Favorites tab.

  • You can’t save a seat for two sessions happening at the same time.

More details on saving a seat can be found here.

Please Note: Saving a seat will automatically add the session to your My Favorites tab. However, favoriting a session that requires registration will NOT save your seat. If you have saved a seat, you MUST arrive 5+ minutes prior to the session scheduled start time. At the 5 minute mark, we will release all remaining seats to the standby line.

Did a session fill up before you were able to grab a spot? We welcome you to join the standby line onsite. Any remaining seats will open up 5 minutes before the session starts.


[gif] exporting a session to your calendar using the app

If you’re looking to sync up your INBOUND sessions with your work or personal calendars, you can easily export single sessions by clicking on a session card from the Agenda page and tapping the Add (“calendar” icon) button.

You can also view, share, or download a PDF of the agenda by heading to the Home page and clicking the AGENDA PDF button.

For more details on how to export a session, click here




[gif] Rate a session in the appDon’t forget to leave a rating! Click on the session card on the Agenda page, and tap the Rate (“star” icon) towards the bottom of the screen. You can also leave a rating in the Timeline feature.

For more details on how to rate a session, click here



[gif] Browse the Speaker page of the app to see the 250+ INBOUND speakers Get to know the 250+ industry-leading experts speaking at INBOUND!

Speakers have traveled near and far to share their expertise with you — find out where they’ve journeyed from, discover their unique backgrounds through their bios, and check out which sessions they’re participating in. 

More details on viewing speakers in the app can be found here



[gif] use the app to network and build your community at INBOUND Community-building is at the center of INBOUND and attendees can network and get to know fellow event-goers IRL and online through the app! Browse the Community page to search for contacts and start 1:1 chatting. 

You can see all your 1:1 chats by clicking on the “chat bubble” icon in the top right-hand corner of the navigation bar.

More information on networking within the app can be found here


New this year, the Timeline feature is where your badge-to-badge contact exchanges will appear as well as your session attendance cards. From the Timeline, you can rate sessions you’ve attended and view all of your connections.

Exchange information with other attendees by clicking your badges together. This will trigger a contact exchange card to appear in your Timeline.

You can also store notes and start a 1:1 Chat with anyone you exchanged contact information with by clicking on the chat bubble icon in the lower right-hand corner of the contact card.

Come back to this page at any time to download a full list of your contact exchanges.

More information on the Timeline feature can be found here


[gif] stay in tune with INBOUND social media with the mobile app's social feedTune into the INBOUND buzz across social media with the Social Feed. Tap any post and scroll down to read the full caption. Want to get featured? Mention @INBOUND and use #INBOUND23 on your post!

The Social Feed will be updated periodically throughout the event. Be sure to use the refresh icon in the center of the bottom nav bar to see the newest posts from fellow INBOUND attendees. 


[gif] Find and connect with INBOUND sponsorsBrowse the Sponsors page, which can be found by clicking the More button in the bottom right-hand corner of your screen. Scroll down the page to see each sponsor’s logo and name, booth location, brief company bio, and special offers (if applicable).

Want to grab some face-time with sponsors? View and get directions to sponsor booths using the Interactive Map, accessible on the Home page. 

More information on connecting with sponsors in the app can be found here.



[gif] Navigate the BCEC using two maps in the INBOUND mobile appMaking your way around the Boston Convention Exhibition Center has never been easier with two maps in the app, both accessible by scrolling down the Home page:

  • A simply Venue Map: simply tap on the map and Zoom in to see a birds-eye view of the show floor

  • An Interactive Map: provides a more dynamic experience — click on the Interactive Map button to open a 2D digital view of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Locate attendee facilities, registration and Help Spots, lounging spaces, and more with turn-by-turn directions from a defined starting point of interest to a defined ending point of interest. To navigate between floor levels, click on the level number in the upper right hand corner. Choose from the levels listed to change the map view.

More details on using the maps can be found here

As you explore and prep for INBOUND with the mobile app, if you experience any issues view our guide on System Requirements and Troubleshooting Tips or email us at, and we’d be happy to assist you. We can’t wait to welcome you to Boston!