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JackRabbit Systems Acquires Zerista

Travel search engine leader integrates event management system to expand full suite of travel and meetings services. JackRabbit Systems, Inc., the tourism and travel industry’s preferred choice for development of custom travel search engines for destination and travel portal websites, has completed the acquisition and integration of Zerista, Inc., the forward-thinking provider of online event … Read More

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5 Cool Ways to Engage Attendees

Engaging attendees. If you’re like most planners, it’s a top strategic goal for any event you run. After all, you boost your chances of drawing attendees back to future events if you make it easy for them to register, network and meet one-on-one with each other, attend the right sessions, and stay connected after the … Read More

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5 Ways to Make Your Event a Financial Success!

This year, companies in every region of the world expect to spend more per meeting and event attendee than in 2015, according to American Express Meetings & Events’ 2016 Global Meetings and Events Forecast. In North America, higher food and beverage costs will drive a 4.5% increase in cost per-attendee, according to the Global Business Travel … Read More

Sourcing Your Life Sciences Event App: 5 Best Practices

I give event planners and managers of life sciences events a lot of credit. Not only do they have to source venues, oversee registration, plan event content, manage exhibitors and a million other things … but they also have to make sure their events comply with government regulations around life sciences and medical events.

Trade Shows with a Twist: 5 Expo-Alternatives Exhibitors & Sponsors Love

TODAY’S trade show producers—and attendees—are welcoming alternative approaches to expo experiences with a common theme: innovation. Technology and apps are leading a revival in this new twist on B2B events, and organizers report higher productivity, a stronger return on investment and lower costs, compared to traditional approaches. In recent years, we’ve seen new meeting formats … Read More