International Housewares Association Chooses Ungerboeck as Its Event Management Solution

In an effort to further the mission of its members, the International Housewares Association (IHA) has selected Ungerboeck Software as its new event management solution provider.

“We wanted a turnkey system that will provide IHA with streamlined operations to increase productivity and improved reporting with data analytics,” explained Dean P. Kurtis, vice president of finance and information technology of IHA, which produces the International Home + Housewares Show and represents more than 1,700 member companies.

Freeman Launches Blueprint Digital Floor Plan Management System

Freeman has launched Blueprint, a web-based floor plan management system designed to transform the way show organizers plan, manage and sell event booth space.

Originally launched in 2009 as ShowPlans in the European, Middle Eastern and Asian markets and now released in the U.S. with new features, the re-branded platform delivers real-time visibility into booth availability during the sales process while helping to improve show planning efficiency.

Event Tech Vendors Will Seek Attention from Industry Leaders at ECEF 2018

As the development of event technologies continues to accelerate, tech companies looking to transform the industry understand that capturing the hearts and minds of industry executives is key to their success. With its growing focus on technology, the Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum (ECEF) has become a popular venue for event technologies vendors vying for sponsorship opportunities.

a2z Now Offering MyEventPlan to All Clients for Free

Clients of web and mobile solutions provider, a2z, Inc., now can enjoy free access to the company’s newest offering, MyEventPlan, a feature-rich native mobile app solution that provides event audiences with a seamless search, planning and networking experience.

Powered by ChirpE, the solution is complimentary to all event organizers whose events are powered by a2z’s event management and marketing platforms, including a2zShow, ConnectTM and FloorplanGenie.

Trade Show Internet Expands Event Connectivity Offerings

Event WiFi and connectivity solutions provider, Trade Show Internet (TSI), has made life a little easier for event organizers by expanding its product line, packages and services to better serve a comprehensive range of trade shows, conferences, events and brand experiences.

The company’s offerings now include multi-show packages for its 4G Internet Kit, enhanced performance on its 4G Mega Internet Kit, and concierge on-site delivery and set-up in cities across North America.

TSI’s new and enhanced packages and services include:

TRANSFORM USA Chooses Unique Venue for Second Event in Washington DC

Transform USA, the conference for data, analytics and digital in events, is gearing up take place July 18 at the Newseum, a unique and interactive museum that celebrates the history of news journalism in Washington D.C.

Held annually in the U.S. and London, the one-day, invitation-only conference will focus on technology’s impact on live events and how forward-thinking show organizers can benefit from digital, data and analytics.

New Online Ordering System at Cobo Center Streamlines Event Services

Cobo Center has launched a newly redesigned exhibitor and conference services online ordering system that provides in-house and vendor event services with a streamlined, transparent ordering process and allows customers access to their ordering history from start to finish.

“For our customers across the globe, this new software creates an online order system for Cobo event services that gives immediate information to users on order status, history and payment,” explained Claude Molinari, general manager of SMG/Cobo Center.

ON Site Selected as San Diego Convention Center’s Preferred Audio-Visual Provider

The San Diego Convention Center has selected ON Site, a division of ON Services, as its preferred provider of audio-visual services and its exclusive provider of production rigging and in-house sound. The contract will begin May 1.

Owned by GES, ON Services is a leading provider of global live event audio visual services that include AV design, lighting, projection mapping and scenic design services. ON Site provides in-house audio-visual and technology services to convention centers, hotels and resorts across the U.S.