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Feb 24, 2017

Netherlands-based Geomares and U.S.-based Diversified Communications have formed a partnership that will place Geomares’ Geo-matching.com product database as the official supplier directory for Diversified’s geospatial-related trade shows and e-media sites, including SPAR3D Expo & Conference; SPAR3D.com; International LiDAR Mapping Forum; Commercial UAV News; Commercial UAV Expo Europe and Commercial UAV Expo Americas.

As an international media company for specialized trade information specifically focused on geomatics, hydrography, marine navigation and related… more

Feb 12, 2017

As mobile devices overtake desktops in popularity, digital devices become increasingly inter-connected, and AI, AR, and VR become household buzzwords, it’d be natural to assume that digital technology is undermining the centricity of human-driven interaction in marketing.

But take a closer look at the top digital marketing forecasts for this year, as well a review of the opinions of the leading experts in the field, and you will find that people-driven digital marketing is still of paramount importance in driving prospect nurturing.

Here are the three top digital… more

Feb 11, 2017

Transdev, the public transit management company that manages operations for the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) in New Orleans, demonstrated its self-driving shuttle, the EZ10, at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

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Feb 11, 2017

As a full-service technology solutions provider for the events industry, Core-apps works to stay at the forefront of new and innovative ways to help trade show clients better meet the needs of their attendees.

One of those clients is SHOT Show, the largest trade show and conference for the firearms industry, held annually in Las Vegas.

With its wide array of firearms-themed tchotchkes and giveaways, SHOT Show is one of several Las Vegas trade shows known to cause TSA security delays at McCarran International Airport when attendees attempt to bring items home with them that… more

Feb 02, 2017

ibtm events has selected Poken, the 360º event platform, as the technology provider to power its Hosted Buyer compliance program at ibtm arabia in Abu Dhabi and at ibtm america in South Florida following the successful implementation of its proven smart event technologies at ibtm america in 2015 and 2016.

In past years, using Poken’s tools has boosted meeting attendance, while providing great functionality to participants who can review their event journey online, during and after the show,” said Kate Shepherd, head of Marketing… more

Jan 25, 2017

From wearable tech to connected home devices to augmented reality, the Internet of Things (IoT) has set fire to the imagination of key players in the consumer technology industry.

Like any other nascent technology, IoT comes with its own unique set of implementation challenges. However, mostly because of the tremendous potential it holds, the initial setbacks did not deter the enthusiastic early adopters in the first half of this decade. In 2016, IoT made it from a fringe concept to something that is alive and buzzing in the mainstream consumer consciousness. As per a report/… more

Jan 21, 2017

HIP Network won the Professional Convention Management Association’s first-ever “Shark Tank”-style event technology pitch competition in Austin, Texas. The competition was held during PCMA's Convening Leaders annual meeting Jan. 8-11. 

First-place honors were given for its newly launched ShowScore™ Business Intelligence Platform and Reporting Standard.

In winning, HIP Network beat out content management apps, event check-in tech and social customizations.

HIP Network’s Founder and CEO Dan Sherman demonstrated the technology to a… more

Jan 19, 2017

The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board has launched Meet L.A., a free mobile destination app for meeting and trade show professionals interested in bringing their events to the City of Angels.

Following the launch of L.A. Tourism’s immersive “Virtual Discovery L.A.” last October at IMEX America in Las Vegas, the new Meet L.A. app allows users to quickly and easily view the virtual travel platform, browse through L.A.’s diverse regions and neighborhoods, and contact L.A. Tourism sales staff with any questions or booking requests.

Developed in… more

Jan 13, 2017

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals has launched two new technology solutions designed to transform traditional event touchscreen displays into interactive, larger-than-life formats – the iTab Core and Giant Smartphone.

The iTab Core turns any touchscreen display into a giant iPhone or Android phone, facilitating access to various apps, social media and games, as well as branding and marketing messages that can be easily uploaded and displayed in real time. Designed to promote digital engagement and customer interaction, the intuitive screen allows users to manage… more

Jan 06, 2017

Smart data collection, mining and analysis techniques are transforming business operations across the globe today. Results from multiple research initiatives currently being undertaken and published by leading agencies are all pointing to the growing emergence of multi-dimensional data-driven business intelligence and decision making.

According to a survey conducted by Honeywell, the insights gained from big data analytics and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to drive greater… more