News & Articles - event technology

  • Cvent Jifflenow

    Cvent Acquires Jifflenow and iCapture

      Cvent has acquired Jifflenow, a B2B 1:1 and group appointments scheduling solution and iCapture, a lead capture solution. As in-person events have returned as a critical channel for driving growth, hundreds of global organizations rely on Jifflenow to schedule and manage high-quality B2B appointments and iCapture for their trade show and conference lead capture needs. “The Jifflenow team is excited to continue its mission to transform meeting automation as an integral part of Cvent, a clear leader that continues…

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  • Streampoint Welcomes Chad Blaise

      Streampoint, a marketing technology company specializing in events, has appointed Chad Blaise as its new chief executive officer (CEO). With more than 10 years of expertise spearheading event technology ventures for industry giants, Blaise’s career spans pivotal roles at Microsoft, Event Farm, Bizzabo, and Stova. Renowned as a visionary leader, he brings a wealth of experience to Streampoint. “The board unanimously agrees that Chad embodies the quintessential qualities to steer Streampoint towards unprecedented growth and prosperity,” stated Dharmesh Dayabhai, board…

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  • Industry Profile: Mahoganey Jones

      After more than two decades in the event planning industry, Mahoganey Jones still wakes up each day with a real love for the job. “The event landscape is ever evolving and I love the opportunity to re-imagine a traditional event format,” says Jones, founder and CEO of Event Specialists in Toronto. “I am passionate about leveraging new technology to help me personalize the client journey and I am always focused on new engagement strategies that foster lasting connections and…

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  • encore

    MTCC Renews Encore Partnership

      The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) announced that it has renewed its partnership with Encore as the facility’s official preferred supplier of audiovisual services. Encore, a leader in event technology and production, works closely with the MTCC team to provide cutting edge event technology, creative, and production services for in-person and hybrid events. The Encore team has a unique knowledge of the facility, an efficient planning process, and consistently earns excellent satisfaction ratings (93 per cent on average) from…

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  • Event Tech Firms Rebrand to Stova

      Following the merger of MeetingPlay and Aventri and the acquisition of eventcore earlier this year, these event technology companies are rebranding as one global leader in event management solutions: Stova. Marking another major milestone in the evolution of the consolidation of three major event technology pioneers, Stova offers a comprehensive platform for delivering exceptional experiences for global enterprise clients. The new branding is rooted in the heritage, technology, and people of these three iconic brands. As the organization continues…

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  • Why You Need an Event Technologist

      Even before the pandemic and the monumental shift to virtual, digital and now hybrid events, the role of event technologist has been a key part of making events a success. Having a dedicated event technologist on board gives event organizers a chance to focus on what they do best. By doing so, event technologists can facilitate their career advancement, improve ROI and create better meeting experiences for all concerned. For planners seeking strategic, higher level roles within their organizations,…

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  • TOTA

    New Group Bookings Platform Launched

    Event organizers can sell more tickets and increase revenue from group bookings with a new ticketing and registration platform by Eventsforce. Built on Eventsforce’s next generation of event management solutions, the ‘Groups & Ticketing’ system is designed to revolutionize the whole process of managing groups around events. It also offers a unique and innovative group invitation tool that allows group bookers to secure places at events a lot more quickly. “Groups & Ticketing is an exciting new platform as it is…

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  • Why choosing the right event technology is important?

      With technology being integrated into nearly every aspect of events, it is now easier than ever to track and understand attendee experience. Some of the best event tech companies nowadays are those who help event planners access key metrics most efficiently. You can use the data gathered from a range of applications and event technology to tackle a range of challenges and in turn, improve future editions of your event. However, finding the right application for your event can…

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  • How event tech can help your networking event go virtual

      In our time of confinement and social distancing, opportunities to interact and grow business connections have been limited. With events being cancelled on a global scale, event tech is more relevant than ever. Our industry isn’t only working towards helping the event industry make the switch to virtual events, but also making sure that the connections that we gain from events can continue to prevail. Let’s look at how to help your networking events transition from in-person gatherings to…

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  • First-Ever Hybrid Sanitizer Smartphone Combines Safety with Signage

    Event technology and digital solutions provider Giant iTab has launched the world’s first hybrid sanitizer smartphone to keep attendees of live events safe during the pandemic. The kiosk has health and safety features, including auto hand sanitizer and a temperature reader. Visitors offer their wrist to the infrared monitor and will be given a green or red indicator light to confirm they are safe to enter the premises. It also has analytics to show how, where and when it was…

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