Tag: Technology


The power of social Features

Earlier this year, Easyfairs announced that it would be rolling out Gleanin’s social referral platform across its international trade event portfolio. EW caught up with the organiser and tech company to find out more.   Getting attendees to an event is the goal of every event organiser, but each has their own unique way of approaching the issue. For Alison Church, marketing director – UK & Global...

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Trends Watch report unveiled on opening day of IBTM World World

IBTM’s traditional World Trends Watch report was unveiled at the Barcelona show, 27 November. The general overview again paints a picture of a changing world but one with myriad exciting opportunities for the meetings and events world to seize. The report did bring in a new chapter this year dedicated to tech trends, which explored the new industries likely to converge with technology. The report...

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SIFER celebrates 20th anniversary and on track with more space for 2019 Europe

Railway industry tradeshow SIFER is stepping up its space offer to industry contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, public-transport operators and management authorities. Staged biennially in Lille, in the heartland of the French railway industry, SIFER has a 20-year history of offering the industry a unique opportunity to keep track of market trends, meet face-to-face, exchange ideas, and explore new avenues for business. SIFER was famously the platform...

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How blockchain can make ticketing more secure and transparent FeaturesWorld

Annika Monari and Alan Vey, graduates from London Imperial College and founders of ticketing solutions provider Aventus, know two things: the ticketing industry has a problem, and they have a solution. What is blockchain, and how did you become interested in the technology? Aninka: The easiest way to explain blockchain is by looking at how things have changed over time with technology. If you look...

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IBTM Trends Watch highlights importance of tech World

An early preview of IBTM’s annual IBTM Trends Watch report has revealed that, despite ongoing economic and geopolitical instability, the future of the meetings and events industry looks bright, thanks in part to the relentless march of technological innovation. Indeed, a new section has been added to the report this year, focusing on global technological innovation and its impact on the events industry. The full report will...

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Linkedin launches new platform Linkedin Events World

Career network site Linkedin has announced the launch of Linkedin Events, a new feature which will allow users to join and create professional events, invite connections and have conversations. Linkedin says it recognises the importance of face-to-face meetings in building professional relationships, and its new platform is intended to tap into that. The network conducted research which showed 80% of Linkedin users consider professional networking...

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Lippman Connects and ITN/Aventri to kick off new relationship on Valentine’s Day World

ITN, an Aventri company, has entered into an agreement with Lippman Connects to provide a range of registration services for major events. In 2019, Lippman Connects will rely on the Aventri eReg platform for nine events, starting with Exhibit Sales Roundtable (ESR), 14 February, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Under the agreement, Aventri will provide registration services from fulfillment of email promotions right through to colour...

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UFI launches the 2019 UFI Awards World

UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has announced the launch of the 2019 UFI Awards. Organisers, venue operators and service providers are all encouraged to enter and share best practice across five categories: HR management, digital innovation, marketing, operations & services, and sustainable development. The deadline for all awards applications is 1 March 2019. Awards are managed and led by UFI working groups,...

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UK organiser Mack Brooks Exhibitions partners with ADITUS Europe

UK-based organiser Mack Brooks Exhibitions has announced a new partnership with German ticketing and registration tech company ADITUS GmbH. Mack Brooks will be using ticketing, exhibitor management and admission solutions from ADITUS for seven trade fairs in Germany and Switzerland. Liljana Goszdziewski, Exhibition Director at Mack Brooks Exhibitions, commented: “One of the convincing factors was that ADITUS offers comprehensive, tailor-made solutions for the complex German-speaking...

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Dubai on the cutting edge for event tech Asia

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has debuted its Event Plus online platform, a digital asset that provides exhibitors and contractors with a seamless and transparent point of access to DWTC’s products and services. The online platform has been created to simplify the experience for event organisers, contractors and companies exhibiting at events held at DWTC. It is aligned with UAE Vision 2021 launched by His...

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