Our alliance will ensure compliance with corporate travel policy and reduce the cost of travel by decreasing the number of agent assisted bookings.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 01, 2012
Rearden Commerce, creator of the Deem™ ecommerce platform, today announced it has partnered with SignUp4, a leading provider of strategic meetings management technology, to integrate its strategic event management software with Deem Travel. The integration will provide a seamless meeting registration and travel booking solution for customers of Rearden Commerce and SignUp4.
Benefits of the partnership to company meeting planners and attendees include the ability to:
- Improve visibility into meeting and event spend
- Establish cost controls through meeting specific travel policies, including negotiated rates, form of payment, and agency settings
- Support reporting for managing budgets and meeting logistics
- Increase efficiency with seamless integration between meeting registration and air travel self-booking by traveler or delegate, including auto-populating meeting parameters into trip planning search form (i.e. arrival airport, meeting dates)
- Provide integrated and consistent user experience for meeting and non-meeting travel reservations
“We are pleased to work with SignUp4 to expand customer access to event management services to make the experience of planning meeting travel easy and the results cost effective,” said Andrew McGraw, Senior Vice President, Travel Services. “With Deem, we’ve built an open platform which allows value-added service providers like SignUp4 to quickly and easily integrate with our expansive business travel offering.”
“SignUp4 and Rearden are a powerful combination and another example of how SignUp4 can easily be integrated with other industry leading applications,” said Matt Hodge, SignUp4’s VP of Sales. “Our alliance will ensure compliance with corporate travel policy and reduce the cost of travel by decreasing the number of agent assisted bookings.”
Deem™ Travel, the online business travel management application from Rearden Commerce, expands spend management beyond traditional travel services to include dining, ground transportation, shipping, airport parking, web-conferencing and entertainment services. Deem Travel increases visibility and control across several business services to enhance efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Travel managers can tailor their programs based on their company's travel management objectives to easily enforce policies, automate quality control protocols, provide detailed reporting and tracking, and manage negotiated programs.
SignUp4, LLC is a leading provider of strategic meetings management software, technology and services for the enterprise business event planner and travel planning marketplace. Founded in 1999 and backed by an experienced team of software, technology and event management experts, we are driven by a single objective- to design, develop and deliver cost-effective event management tools for corporate meeting planners, travel planners and event management agencies. For more information about SignUp4, visit http://www.signup4.com.
About Rearden Commerce
Rearden Commerce, creator of the Deem™ ecommerce platform, is transforming commerce on behalf of buyers and sellers. Through a suite of interoperable smart applications, the Deem platform is designed to leverage big data, analytics and semantics technology to optimize the exchange of goods, services, and information with personalization and repeat value to drive customer loyalty. Deem is distributed globally by more than 40 strategic partners including American Express and JPMorgan Chase – connecting millions of consumers and over 16,500 business customers across every market segment to more than 1.2 million merchants. Rearden Commerce is headquartered in Foster City, California. For more information about Rearden Commerce, visit http://www.reardencommerce.com/#!/company/about.html; and to learn more about Deem, visit http://www.deem.com.