event tech

Absolute Production Services to accept cryptocurrency

US-based Absolute Production Services has announced it will be the first corporate event production company to accept cryptocurrency as payment for services. By working with fellow Chicago-based company, CoinFlip, Absolute will be able to expand and innovate its offerings to the events industry. Charlie Nicosia, owner and president of Absolute, said: “Making the move to accept crypto is a no...

Tech summit in UK triumphs with two days of talks

Two days of discussion, networking and one-to-one meetings between technology providers and event planners concluded, 24 November, with delegates declaring The Digital Event News Tech Summit a debut success. Held at Hanbury Manor in the Hertfordshire countryside, UK, planners from companies such as News UK, Ernst & Young, Clarion Events, Forum Events, The RSPB, 73 Media and Lexus met with supp...

Simpleview to give ICCA technology boost

Simpleview, a global technology and software provider for the meetings and events industry, has announced a strategic alignment and long-term partnership with the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). The phased plan will include an ICCA visual identity refresh, the design and implementation of a new ICCA website, a CRM platform to streamline the day-to-day operations, a new IC...

Hubs101 unveils new app at Event Tech Live London

Hubs101, a German-based event tech company, launched a new app during its international debut at Event Tech Live London 2021, at the beginning of November. The platform is now ready to produce an upcoming 30 events, hosting 3,000 users in November via the app. Henry Fuchs, the founder of hubs101, said: “Hybrid events are our future. With the hubs101 app, we aim for bridging the gap between onsite ...

AIME gets a Grip with technology partnership

Australasian meetings show AIME has announced a new partnership with the event technology company Grip. The companies hope to collaborate on an innovative meetings algorithm for matching connections between AIME attendees. Through Grip’s custom functionality and AI Scoring Matrix, meetings will match through a series of criteria, including meeting preferences, profiled data from buyers and e...

Event technology: calls for transparency of pricing structures

Editor CMW’s sister publication Conference News, Martin Fullard, spoke to 10 corporate event managers about their experiences when shopping for event technology, and learns their leading pain point is the pricing structures: Between 22-24 September I had the pleasure of sharing a few days in Davos and Klosters, courtesy of Tourism Switzerland, with a cohort of 10 corporate event leaders. Thi...

BCD Travel’s new expense management system takes off

BCD Travel, the corporate travel management company based in Utrecht, Netherlands, announced, 16 September, their latest development, BCD Pay™. It aims to create solutions that use artificial intelligence, machine learning and open APIs to simplify corporate travel payment, reconciliation and invoice management for clients. BCD Travel hopes to fulfil the demand for simplicity by travellers through...

ImageAV releases proprietary Presentation Management Portal

Colorado-based staging and events technology provider, Image Audiovisuals has released its newly developed Presentation Management Portal that automates the process of organising, gathering, and uploading presenter materials for meetings. The system, which is part of ImageAV’s proprietary virtual platform, eAttend Global, is designed to streamline the presenter process by giving each conference or...

‘Events Reimagined’ – Hubilo goes behind the scenes to offer organisers tips and advice

Hubilo Technologies Inc, a virtual and hybrid event management company, announced, 1 September, that they hosted a special event, ‘Behind the Scenes of Events Reimagined,’  with speakers offering solutions and tips for relieving some of the anxieties that event organisers experience. Speakers offered advice on how organisations could create engaging experiences where attendees actively participate...