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Technology Village at EIBTM Fully Booked

November 20, 2012

Technology Village at EIBTM Fully Booked

EIBTM celebrating its 25th anniversary this year will have the largest number of technology exhibitors since the Technology Village was launched in 2003. Full details of all participating companies are on http://www.eibtm.com.

Stephane Doutriaux, Founder & CEO, Poken (Stand N185) who has exhibited since 2010 commented, “Our experience at EIBTM has always been tremendous. It’s a successful show for us to expand our international presence and the contacts that we make are always very promising. The Technology Village gathers a great mix of people and companies who are bringing real innovation to the event industry. We wish EIBTM a Happy 25th anniversary and look forward to this upcoming edition!”

In addition to the many exhibitors who have benefited from the return on investment that the Technology Village has provided for business, EIBTM has confirmed that there will be 17 new exhibitors participating including Twoppy, Sandsteps, Giumelli, Event Mobi, Eventilo.com, Magic Box, Evenium, Corporate Activities and Events, Artlab, Magency, Urban Gaming, Superevent, Turning Technologies, Soft for You, Idiliq and Magrada.

This year’s winner of the EIBTM Technology Watch award, bXb Online will also take their place within the Village (Stand N120) as the prize for their win included a stand.

Tony Lorenz, Founder, bXb Online commented, “EIBTM, and the greater IBTM series of events, has been an increasing driving force in our industry for 25 years. So EIBTM’s recognition of our work underway at bXb Online is especially important and appreciated.

More broadly, the pace of adoption of innovative technology in our industry is accelerating. Business consumers demand a more responsive pace of adoption by event owners. EIBTM is a platform for the industry that enables smart and informed decisions by thousands of stakeholders in our industry”.

Graeme Barnett, Reed Travel Exhibitions, EIBTM Event Director commented, “The growth of this dedicated area is a direct result of the growth in technology products and services for the industry. Some 78% of Hosted Buyers from last year confirmed that it’s a priority for them in their appointment’s diary as they want to keep up to date with what’s new and current trends”.

To attend EIBTM 25 as a Trade Visitor go to http://www.eibtm.com/visit

EIBTM TECHNOLOGY WATCH – FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES

September 4, 2012

EIBTM TECHNOLOGY WATCH – FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
EIBTM continues its search for the latest Technological Innovations in the Industry

EIBTM (www.eibtm.com) the global event for the meetings, incentive and business travel industry is urging all meetings industry innovators to submit their EIBTM Technology Watch entries before the deadline of 7th September 2012, for a chance to win their place in the Technology Village at the 25th edition of EIBTM (stand value €3000) and guaranteed exposure to over 15,200 meetings industry professionals and the global meetings industry media.

The winner will also receive a diary of pre-scheduled appointments that have been co-ordinated with Hosted Buyers who have indicated a genuine interest in their products. In addition to this, they will gain global exposure through publicity and marketing support pre-show as well as high visibility onsite through a number of platforms including the opportunity to present their product or service to a live audience of industry professionals. To view a fill list of benefits please visit www.eibtm.com/techwatch.

EIBTM Technology Watch is now the most high profile and longest running award recognition scheme for innovation in the sector worldwide and this year’s expert judging panel will be looking to award an innovative company for their pioneering technology solutions which will make a significant impact on the industry.

The 2012 panel of industry experts will be chaired by Corbin Ball, of Corbin Ball Associates, who was recently voted ‘one of the 25 most influential people in the meetings industry’. The judging panel will also comprise Michelle Bruno, President, Bruno Group Signature Events; Paul Hussey, Business Development Director, BSI Meetings and Events; Ruud W. Janssen, Marketing Entrepreneur, TNOC; Martin Sirk, CEO, ICCA; Bruce MacMillan, former CEO & President, MPI and new addition, Deborah Sexton, President and CEO, PCMA.

Submissions will be judged on a number of criteria including: innovation and uniqueness, impact to the meetings industry as well as completeness of the product of service.

To enter for the EIBTM Technology Watch, visit www.eibtm.com/techwatch

For more information about the EIBTM Technology Watch award please contact Jessica Vogel – jessica.vogel@reedexpo.co.uk or to enquire about specialist exhibiting opportunities in the EIBTM Technology Village please visit www.eibtm.com/tech or contact david.benitez@reedexpo.co.uk.

EIBTM 2012 takes place 27th – 29th November, Barcelona.

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