Sciensio was this year’s winner of the ibtm world Tech Watch award. Three category winners were also announced at the Reed show in Barcelona.
Sciensio was judged the overall winner for its Concierge Eventbot, winning the Audience Engagement category. The other two category winners were SharedXP Limited in the Logistics and Production category and Conference Pulse in the Management and Marketing category.
Sciensio’s Concierge EventBot is a chatbot specifically developed for events, enabling organisers to easily share information and logistics with their attendees in a valuable and accessible way.
Corbin Ball, who chaired the Innovation Watch Judging Committee, said: “We had an incredibly strong field of entries this year, making it a challenging task to decide on the winner. Sciensio and its Concierge Eventbot has proven great tenacity and innovation in helping the events industry stay ahead of the curve with regards to effective customer engagement, sitting at the heart of every successful business in this industry and beyond. Sciensio and its Concierge Eventbot highlight two important event tech trends: the emergence of artificial intelligence to provide better and more efficient services to attendees in the form of chatbots – a direct and very useful means of providing event information.”