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Technology Changing The Meeting Planning Landscape

EIBTM championing the future of meetings technology

eTN Staff Writer  Jul 06, 2009

EIBTM 2009, running from December 1-2 in Barcelona, has gained an international reputation for showcasing the latest, most effective technology solutions for event and meeting planners at EIBTM’s dedicated MPI Technology Village ( and during the EIBTM daily Technology Hour (

Corbin Ball, CMP, president, Corbin Ball Associates and EIBTM’s technology expert commented: “Technology is changing the meeting planning landscape. Technological advancements continue to impact significantly on improved efficiency, planning meetings, communication with delegates, and overall ROI.

“The industry needs a championing event to showcase the newest international technology developments. EIBTM provides this, offering exhibitors the opportunity to demonstrate solutions that can make a real, profitable difference to meeting and event planners.”

Exhibitors already recognizing the importance EIBTM plays in their marketing plans, having signed up for the event and include Amiando, Event Suppliers Index, Ungerboeck Systems International, Parrimark Technology, Eventure Congress Registration Software, Marathon International, MeetingMatrix Global Sales, Meeting Support Institute, M Events Cross Media GmbH, pep EVENT® supported by, Soft Congres, and Easy-Event Suite, along with Worldwide Technology Watch Winner 2007 and 2008 runner-up Spotme.

Newcomers to the show include Ameca Interactive Response Systems – Spain’s leader in Interactive Response Systems, and Cube Technologies – offering innovative solutions for power supply and Internet connection management.

Philip Haines, Business Development, IML, said: “We have exhibited at the Technology Village @ EIBTM since its inception seven years ago. It’s the only exhibition where we meet contacts from around the world, which is important for us.”

EIBTM will again be running a daily Technology Hour featuring debates, seminars, and panel discussions covering topics ranging from the best choices in social networking and emerging technologies to how to improve events and reduce costs.

If you have a technology-related product for the meetings industry and would like to take advantage of special exhibiting packages available on the MPI Technology Village, please contact Sandie McCoubrey ( or visit for more information or a stand booking form.

EIBTM championing the future of meetings technology
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