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Nov 15, 2018
Event management technology provider, Hubb, has raised a $6.3 million Series B funding round, which was led by Five Elms Capital and includes follow-on investment from Oregon Venture Fund and Elevate Capital. This latest round brings the tech startup company’s total funding to $10 million, with Joe Onofrio from Five Elms Capital joining the board as part of this round. Hubb, which develops event management solutions and business intelligence tools designed to bring innovation and data-driven decision-making to the events industry, boasts key clients including Microsoft, Atlassian, Tableau… more
Nov 12, 2018
For the fourth year in a row, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) will be featuring its Tech Startup Pavilion and Competition at Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, set for Dec. 11-13 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. This year, the Pavilion will be sponsored by Visit Austin and the Austin Convention Center. “It’s a privilege for Austin to sponsor this highly impressive competition activated on the floor of Expo! Expo! 2018,” said Steve Genovesi, vice president of Visit Austin. He continued, “New technology and startups… more
Nov 08, 2018
Last month, BizBash Media Founder and CEO, David Adler, announced that his company, along with he and his family, have invested more than $500,000 in Goodshuffle Pro, a business operations and intelligence software tool designed for the event rental and production industry. “After watching the Goodshuffle Pro team iterate and study the industry, they have created a solution that could be the backbone of the inventory, management and marketing control system for what I call the new temporary infrastructure industry,” Adler explained. “In a Pop-Up Events world, with brick and mortar retail… more
Nov 06, 2018
Exhibition referral marketing platform provider, Gleanin, will be launching its white paper on “The Future of Event Registration” at Event Tech Live 2018, set for Nov. 7-8 at Old Truman Brewery in London, U.K. The content of this research stems from a deep dive into millions of event registration data points gathered from 627 events across 98 organizers and aims to help exhibition organizers gain insight into today’s attendee behavior, according to Tamar Beck, CEO of Gleanin. “We have now seen three million registrations via our Gleanin Connect platform, which puts us in a unique position… more
Nov 02, 2018
To help speakers to overcome the challenges of audience engagement and presentation logistics when presenting at an event or trade show, Freeman has simplified the presentation process by upgrading two of its conference solutions and rebranding them to the Sync second-screen platform and the Orchestrate presentation optimization tool.  “With the upgrades to our Sync and Orchestrate digital tools, we’re helping to simplify presentation logistics and we’re providing new, engaging ways for presenters to interact with their audiences in real time,” said Richard Maranville, chief digital officer… more
Oct 30, 2018
The finalists for the 2018 IBTM World Technology Watch award have been selected. The shortlist comprises technology companies with innovative new products or services relevant to the meetings, incentive, conference and events (MICE) industry. This year’s finalists are:    Kubify— Learning Toolbox interactive e-poster system CadmiumCD— Meeting room scheduling/resource management system and event logistic management platform RadarioAI— Event marketing and analytics platform Event Tech Tribe—A collaborative ensemble of best-in-craft event technology providers that have chosen to work… more
Oct 25, 2018
Event platform Bizzabo has launched a new application to help event marketers create a more personalized attendee experience through community building.  The Bizzabo Events Cloud offers tools that allow event marketers to build end-to-end branded experiences for attendees, plus measure performance and ROI. Organizations can create websites, event communities, marketing emails and now, event apps that are seamlessly interconnected.  “The events app market has evolved tremendously since we began in 2012, and over the years, brands have sought out more holistic and more high-end customizable… more
Oct 23, 2018
In an effort to improve collaboration between planners and venues while growing its market share, event technology provider, Cvent, has acquired Social Tables. Social Tables offers the world’s largest database of to-scale function space. Planners and venues use Social Tables’ Event Services Solution to diagram events, create seating charts and share files.  “With Social Tables, we can offer new ways for our event and hospitality customers to work better together to manage events,” said Reggie Aggarwal, CEO and founder of Cvent.   He continued, “We’ve known and respected Dan (Berger) since… more
Oct 17, 2018
Hard on the heels of its rebrand, Aventri is growing. With yesterday’s acquisition of ITN International, a mobile NFC and cloud-based event solutions company, the event management software company intends to broaden its current onsite technology and service offerings, ultimately providing the most powerful end-to-end event solution on the market for SMBs and enterprise corporations. ITN provides solutions for online registration, event content and program management, onsite services, reporting and analytics, and NFC and RFID badging. The company provides services for over 125 events, 10,000… more
Oct 16, 2018
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) has partnered with event-data analytics company, Bear Analytics, to provide advanced data analytics solutions and a team of analysts to enhance attendance data management for Expo! Expo!, IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, set for Dec. 11-13 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. “IAEE is at the center of our industry – we are excited to bring our newest suite of solutions to grow the engagement, discussion and qualified attendance in New Orleans this year,” said Joe Colangelo, CEO and co-founder of Bear… more