Connections App

An app for marketing organizations, communities, and events.

 

Connections App Features

Highlight your local outdoor community, event, or social group.

Interactive Map

An interactive map that includes places of interest that grows every day. Locations include boat ramps, fishing spots, dive locations, hiking trails, biking trails, hunting spots, outdoor businesses, plus you can add your own.

Local Weather

Location-based weather, forecasts, and tidal details in the area you are checking out!

Local Marketplace

A brand new way to shop locally or across the country. Community businesses can list for free and showcase specials or events.

 

Community Forum

Interact with the local community. Share posts, images, or videos and map them in the app. Plus, location sharing and a SMART-SOS service to alert local users or friended app users when you need help.

Location Based Events

Location-based event management for the community, event organizer, or individual. Create, invite, attend, and map it all out!

Connections App – Event Partnership

2019 Miami Boat Show

Miami International Boat Show Connections App

The Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show and RaftUp Technologies have reached a partnership agreement for the 2019 Miami International Boat Show to enhance attendees’ experience when getting to and from the show. RaftUp is providing an app – Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show Connections – and onsite transportation enhancements, including digital screens, which will display real-time arrival and departure updates for the boat show’s expanded water taxi services, in addition to schedule information on shuttle bus routes. 

Project Feedback

Larry Berryman

Larry Berryman

Vice President and Director of the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show

“Having a better foothold on the new location at Miami Marine Stadium and learnings from previous years helped guide us to decisions that made the overall show experience for everyone more seamless and enjoyable, from beginning to end. We look forward to building off of this year’s best practices for 2020.

NEW Community Partnership

We are excited to announce a new geo-marketing partnership service for the RaftUp Connections App. We are creating a unique location-based community marketing platform within the RaftUp Connections App so that partner tourism and chambers of commerce can easily manage and share information about their local area, post events, connect their websites, showcase their members and allow visitors and residents a great way to discover local businesses.

Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

Lake of the Ozarks – Connections App Experience

We have some exciting news to share with our Lake of the Ozarks RaftUp users! RaftUp is teaming up with the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce to bring you the “Lake of the Ozarks Experience” mobile application powered by RaftUp! We are excited to complete this project with the Lake Area Chamber and plan to roll this out in September. 

Desire A Community App?

Would you like to have a mobile app for your community? Would you like an app that compliments your existing social and digital presence? Would you like to be able to collaborate with existing printed materials while also driving member engagement and conversions? Give us a shout and we can give you the power of the Community Connections App today! Every partner also qualifies for revenue sharing. Contact us today to learn more or email contact@raftup.com to find out more.

K.C. Cloke

K.C. Cloke

Executive Director Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

“As technology advances, so does the need to expand our services not only to our membership but to the visitors who rely on the Lake Area Chamber as a resource” stated K.C. Cloke, Executive Director for the Lake Area Chamber. “Currently our resources consist of a printed Community Map, a printed Business Directory, and also an online directory however we were missing a market that is growing daily; mobile app users.”

App Stats & Feedback

App Users

Average App Rating

New Users Added Daily

A little over 3 years ago my friends and I were in a boating accident. It was very scary and it took the first responders awhile to find us since we weren’t sure exactly where we were. As soon as I found out about RaftUp I downloaded it and told everyone I knew to download it. I have not needed to use the app yet but I feel so much more safe when on the boat with friends and family!!!

It’s also a great way to advertise your business!!!

Thank you RaftUp for keeping me friends and family safe!

Brittney Laine Bennett

App User

Blog

Largest Unsanctioned Boat Race in the US – Lake of the Ozarks Shootout!

For the 31st year in a row, the Lake of the Ozarks will host the largest unsanctioned boat race in the US - The Lake of the Ozarks Shootout! The Shootout will bring top powerboat racers and offshore racing powerboats from across the country, some of which topping...

Top 5 Places to Take a Hike in Missouri

Missouri has some amazing scenery to offer its residents and visitors! The beautiful terrain and Ozark hills can be found all across the state and one of the best ways to capture the beauty Missouri has to offer is to take a hike! It doesn't matter if you're a...

5 Places to Rent a Boat at the Lake of the Ozarks

Are you planning a trip to the Lake of the Ozarks before summer wraps up? The Lake of the Ozarks is one of the largest recreational lakes in the United States and a great place for boating! If you don't own a boat, you can still have a fun day out on the water when...

5 Ways to Enjoy Time Outdoors for National Family Fun Month

Did you know that August is National Family Fun Month? This is a great opportunity for you and your family to enjoy some extra time doing fun activities together! Of course, our recommendation for having fun is to spend time outdoors with one another! Spending time...

4 Reasons to Download the RaftUp App!

Do you love spending time outdoors? We sure do! We have a passion for the outdoors and that's why we built our outdoor connections app, RaftUp! We built our free app, RaftUp, to help outdoor enthusiasts expand their community, find their next adventure, and enhance...