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Jan 05, 2017

The 2016 ibtm world conference in Barcelona, Spain, was a good place to be for Orlando-based event software company, Shoflo, which walked away with the event’s coveted Technology and Innovation Watch Award for its event production software.

Presented in partnership with EventMB, and regarded as the most significant technology award for the meetings industry, the annual ibtm award recognizes innovators and talented entrepreneurs poised to revolutionize the meetings and events sector.

“It’s an absolute honor to receive this award from ibtm world and EventMB,… more

Dec 29, 2016

Eventbase Technology, an app platform for premium events, is powering the indoor and outdoor wayfinding technology in the CES® 2017 mobile app using the largest deployment of proximity beacons at the show to date, according to Eventbase officials.

“CES has grown to record-breaking size over the last 50 years,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, CES and corporate business strategy, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™. “We want attendees to be able to effortlessly navigate our … more

Dec 18, 2016

The International Association of Exhibitions and Event’s Expo! Expo! showfloor was packed with tech companies serving the trade show industry, many of which launched new products to the throngs of show organizers walking the aisles.

Convention Data Services launched the company’s new business intelligence tool, Data Sense. CDS’ Data Sense helps show management visualize, analyze and understand all event data by consolidating data across one or more events into a centralized framework.

Event managers now will have the ability to not only see the complete… more

Dec 18, 2016
Imagine packing the power of 14 cell towers inside a single convention facility. That’s exactly what the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has accomplished at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 
Continuing its commitment to ensuring the facility is the most technologically-advanced convention center in the United States, the LVCVA has successfully launched one of the nation’s largest Neutral-Host Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) throughout the property.
Through a partnership with Cox Business/… more
Dec 05, 2016

a2z, Inc., a provider of award-winning web and mobile solutions for event organizers and participants, will launch ChirpE Meet at Expo! Expo! 2016 in Anaheim, on tap Dec. 6-8.

A fully functional, native app that's available completely free of cost to a2z's clients, ChirpE Meet will significantly simplify the search and planning experience for attendee,s as well as extend exhibitors' visibility to their target audience.

Available for download on Apple iTunes and Google Play, ChirpE Meet includes the following eventspecific features: · Interactive Event Map… more

Nov 26, 2016

Smart City Networks, an event telecommunications, and technology services provider for the convention industry, completed a complete overhaul of the Hawai’i Convention Center’s data and wireless capabilities in 27 days, an industry record.

“This project under normal circumstances would have required three to four months to plan, purchase and receive components, contract construction, install equipment, configure, test, and deploy,” said Smart City Networks President Mark Haley. “Our team worked tirelessly to meet this record deadline and… more

Nov 26, 2016

UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has named the event marketing software company Feathr as winner of its prestigious UFI Technology Award.

With a focus on “Digital innovation”, this year’s competition set out to find the best new technologies that support the exhibition industry.

international panel of exhibition professionals selected Feathr for its innovative Event Marketing Cloud, a suite of tools designed to help event organisers “know, grow, engage and monetise their digital audiences”.

“At UFI’s ICT… more

Nov 14, 2016

Those of us who have been associated with the tradeshow industry for a long time know that the key to having a successful event is in having satisfied attendees. If attendees accomplish their goals and objectives in attending the event, then they’ll automatically become cheerleaders for your brand.

This may seem like something so obvious that it doesn’t need to be stated, but this is also something that confounds event managers when they don’t have a good insight into what their attendees’ specific objectives are and what would define a “successful… more

Nov 12, 2016

PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) has unveiled its new Digital Experience Institute, formerly known as the Virtual Edge Institute.

“The revealing of the DEI is the latest step in the PCMA’s commitment to providing the best digital educational tools and resources for the industry,” PCMA CEO Deborah Sexton said, “Like the VEI before it, the Institute will represent our ability to harness future success for everyone involved.”

DEI is designed to deliver insights and connections essential to attendee engagement in a changing… more

Nov 05, 2016

SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals, accompany offering computer, audio visual (AV) and technology solutions for businesses and events, has a new event technology to offer event planners across diverse markets.

It is the SwiftColor SCC-4000D Oversized Credential Printer. This state-of-the-art digital inkjet color printer instantly delivers high-quality, 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, full-color, 3.5” x 5.5” documents.

Event planners can print oversized ID badges, media credential cards, parking passes, door hangers and much more in just two seconds.