'Expo! Expo! is adding networkNow because it provides a platform for exhibitors and attendees to connect based on their specific needs in the marketplace,' said Scott Craighead, CEM, IAEE Vice President of Exhibitions & Events, IAEE.
Columbia, MD (PRWEB) July 08, 2014
a2z's powerful, cloud-based solutions will be utilized by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE) to comprehensively manage the event logistics, as well as to provide a productive experience to attendees of its prestigious annual meeting, Expo! Expo!, through 2017. Every year, Expo! Expo! brings together leading exhibition and conference organizers as well as suppliers to the exhibition industry around the world.
IAEE will leverage a2z's Exposition & Conference Management and Marketing platform to manage exhibitor contracts and payments along with other logistics for the event. Exhibitors will have real-time access to the online portal at any time to manage their account and profile information. The IAEE community will benefit from a2z's state-of-the-art interactive floor plan and exhibitor list, alongside seamless planning features. In addition, registered buyers and exhibitors will have the ability to schedule meetings ahead of the event by connecting with each other via networkNow, a2z's premier networking solution for event participants.
"Expo! Expo! is adding networkNow because it provides a platform for exhibitors and attendees to connect based on their specific needs in the marketplace," said Scott Craighead, CEM, IAEE Vice President of Exhibitions & Events, IAEE. "It accomplishes this by facilitating relationship development and by maximizing quality networking time for exhibitors and attendees before, during, and after Expo! Expo!"
"We are delighted and honored to be selected as a key solution provider for Expo! Expo! by IAEE," said Rajiv Jain, CEO and President of a2z. "This partnership will provide us with a notable opportunity to provide an outstanding experience to our distinguished friends and partners in the events industry."
Explaining the reasons IAEE selected a2z, Craighead cited the continuing partnership between the two premier organizations as a noteworthy consideration, adding that, "a2z has been an avid supporter of IAEE as a long-time member and exhibitor. This factor was important knowing a2z's passion for the industry."
a2z, Inc. provides powerful web-based event management tools that grow your show by increasing and accelerating booth sales, helping boost revenue, and enhancing engagement and value for everyone. a2z, Inc. powers more than 850 leading events every year. a2z's solutions are used by more events on the 2013 Trade Show Executive Gold 100 list than any other exposition and conference management software provider in the industry. Our clients benefit from increased connectivity with their audience via an improved website for their attendees and exhibitors and both web-based and native mobile app solutions. To fulfill our goal of developing quality solutions that help save money and meet your needs, a2z offers three platforms as one integrated solution: Expo & Conference Management, Networking & Lead Management, and ChirpE Mobile, which includes our web-based and native mobile apps for smartphone and tablet devices.
Organized in 1928 as the National Association of Exposition Managers to represent the interests of trade show and exposition managers, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ is today the leading association for the global exhibition industry. Today IAEE™ represents over 8,500 individuals who conduct and support exhibitions around the world.