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Cisco announces intent to acquire virtual event platform Socio

Technology conglomerate Cisco has announced its intent to acquire Socio, an event platform for virtual, hybrid and in-person events. Socio was founded in 2016 and is based in the US, with an office in Istanbul. It started as an in-person event management solution, and at the onset of the pandemic, the company built a virtual event suite to complement this. The platform’s capabilities for virtual a...

Simpleview announces partnership with SendSites

Simpleview,a provider of marketing solutions for the global destination marketing industry, has partnered with SendSites to provide web-based proposals to group sales professionals. Built specifically for the hospitality industry, SendSites proposals streamline the proposal development process by enabling sales professionals to quickly and easily create branded RFP proposals for conventions, trade...

Adweek acquires Social Media Week

Adweek, a publication covering marketing, media and technology, has acquired Social Media Week (SMW). Social Media Week organises SMW Conferences, SMW News & Insights and recently launched streaming platform SMW+. Social Media Week hosts in-person events across six continents, with nearly 100,000 attendees – SMW also held its first virtual conference this past May with over 175 hours of ...