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Apr 11, 2017

A Hosted Buyers Program (HBP) brings together qualified buyers for brief one-to-one meetings with multiple suppliers in a given vertical. HBPs are becoming increasingly popular as supplementary as well as complementary events to trade shows because they provide a winning formula for delivering tangible and measurable success to all parties involved.

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The key premise of a genuine HBP is that it brings pre-qualified buyers to meet with the suppliers. The vetted process is usually based on key parameters such as a buyer’s primary business or… more

Apr 08, 2017

Freeman has launched a portfolio of virtual products and services for exhibitors, organizers and corporate marketers seeking innovative technology solutions to help drive audience engagement, transform the customer experience and achieve optimal business results.

The new VR offers are part of Freeman’s initial rollout of its VR portfolio, intended to increase the impact of technology and digital advances in its brand experience category while helping clients drive event strategy that leverages data to deliver more relevant experiences and meaningful audience connections.

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Apr 08, 2017

Freeman has launched a portfolio of virtual products and services for exhibitors, organizers and corporate marketers seeking innovative technology solutions to help drive audience engagement, transform the customer experience and achieve optimal business results.

The new VR offers are part of Freeman’s initial rollout of its VR portfolio, intended to increase the impact of technology and digital advances in its brand experience category while helping clients drive event strategy that leverages data to deliver more relevant experiences and meaningful audience connections.

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Apr 06, 2017

CORT Event Furnishings has become the first rental company to offer a free 3D space planning design tool to its clients.

The meetings, exhibit and events industry furnishings provider recently partnered with Social Tables, an event management software company, to integrate a proprietary custom version of Social Tables’ online Space Planner on CORT’s website.

Clients have the ability to design their event in 2D, view and share in 3D and automatically request quotes for CORT products based on their design.

The platform’s advanced functionality also… more

Apr 06, 2017

CORT Event Furnishings has become the first rental company to offer a free 3D space planning design tool to its clients.

The meetings, exhibit and events industry furnishings provider recently partnered with Social Tables, an event management software company, to integrate a proprietary custom version of Social Tables’ online Space Planner on CORT’s website.

Clients have the ability to design their event in 2D, view and share in 3D and automatically request quotes for CORT products based on their design.

The platform’s advanced functionality also… more

Mar 31, 2017

Visit Anaheim has harnessed the power of virtual reality by launching its first VR video showcasing authentic Anaheim experiences for the meetings and events industry.

The immersive video is the newest addition to the destination marketing association’s set of marketing tools it is leveraging to educate show organizers and meeting planners about the southern California destination, as well as give them a sense of what it’s like to be an event attendee in Anaheim.

The video’s storyline begins at the Anaheim Convention Center and moves throughout four other… more

Mar 31, 2017

Visit Anaheim has harnessed the power of virtual reality by launching its first VR video showcasing authentic Anaheim experiences for the meetings and events industry.

The immersive video is the newest addition to the destination marketing association’s set of marketing tools it is leveraging to educate show organizers and meeting planners about the southern California destination, as well as give them a sense of what it’s like to be an event attendee in Anaheim.

The video’s storyline begins at the Anaheim Convention Center and moves throughout four other diverse locations… more

Mar 29, 2017

Kaon Interactive’s new augmented reality solution, Kaon AR, made a big splash in Las Vegas – so much so it won the EXHIBITORLive 2017 New Product Showcase Buyer’s Choice Award.

Kaon AR was one of 44 products debuted in the New Product Showcase at EXHIBITOR, an annual event for trade show and corporate event marketers that took place March 12-16 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

The software company was one of five innovators to take home the annual award that recognizes the top product innovations of the year. 

“We are honored to have… more

Mar 29, 2017

Kaon Interactive’s new augmented reality solution, Kaon AR, made a big splash in Las Vegas – so much so it won the EXHIBITORLive 2017 New Product Showcase Buyer’s Choice Award.

Kaon AR was one of 44 products debuted in the New Product Showcase at EXHIBITOR, an annual event for trade show and corporate event marketers that took place March 12-16 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

The software company was one of five innovators to take home the annual award that recognizes the top product innovations of the year. 

“We are honored to have… more

Mar 22, 2017

Convention industry telecommunications provider Smart City Networks has signed a two-year contract with Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), which manages the Hawai’i Convention Center.

The contract stipulates that Smart City now is the Honolulu-based facility’s exclusive internet and data services provider through Dec. 2018.

The tech company had been operating under an interim agreement since Nov. 2016, after which Smart City completed an entire overhaul of the HCC’s data and wireless capabilities in a record-setting 27 days.

“The network… more