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September 20, 2013 - 08:25 AM ET
In spurring his company's preferred meetings management technology provider and online booking tool to integrate, Siemens' Steven Schoen helped make the often-slippery process of calculating meetings spending all but transparent. That gave department...
September 18, 2013 - 03:55 PM ET
Meetings technology firm Cvent this week in its first quarterly earnings report as a publicly traded company posted $26.9 million in second-quarter revenue, up 36 percent year over year. Platform subscription revenue, including strategic meetings management...
George Odom
September 13, 2013 - 01:30 PM ET
Industry veteran George Odom in July returned to Advito, the consulting arm of BCD Travel, to fill the newly created position of vice president of integrated travel and meetings. His 35-year career in travel sourcing and meetings management included...
August 29, 2013 - 11:10 AM ET
The ubiquity of mobile devices among corporate meeting attendees and increasing corporate acceptance of mobile apps as a vehicle to disseminate information together are fueling what is perhaps the most rapidly expanding sector of the corporate meetings...
August 27, 2013 - 05:00 PM ET
Globalizing a mature U.S. strategic meetings management program is one of the most complex meetings-related maneuvers a company can attempt. Organizational structures, approval processes, site-selection practices and the use of technology are among...
August 26, 2013 - 04:40 PM ET
Carlson Rezidor in the coming months will roll out a new global meetings program with revamped meeting space and technology offerings at its properties.
August 22, 2013 - 03:20 PM ET
Companies that comply with federal and regulatory expenditure-reporting practices, whether they need to or not, realize more strategic meetings management cost savings than companies that don't, according to a study conducted by research firm The Aberdeen...
August 08, 2013 - 03:05 PM ET
Hilton Worldwide recently launched an online portal for booking and managing meetings, including a tool for submitting electronic requests for proposals.
August 02, 2013 - 11:50 AM ET
Marriott International is adding sales resources to boost large group sales at its largest hotels as demand growth continues to lag transient growth, president and CEO Arne Sorenson said in the company's second-quarter earnings conference call on Thursday...
August 02, 2013 - 09:25 AM ET
Technology firm The Active Network, owner of StarCite, has formed a committee of its board of directors to evaluate "expressions of interest from outside parties ranging from an investment in Active Network to an acquisition of the company," Active...
July 08, 2013 - 03:40 PM ET
Meetings technology supplier Cvent on Monday filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission a registration statement for an initial public offering of its stock.
June 13, 2013 - 04:45 PM ET
After two years of research and investment, Brussels-based Global Videoconferencing Network has launched an online booking platform for virtual meeting rooms that enables direct bookings as well as those via corporate tools and travel management companies...
June 13, 2013 - 04:40 PM ET
Meetings technology today is big business. No longer a horde of little suppliers fighting for a small number of interested corporate customers, the sector has evolved into a prominent, reasonably stable pillar of the corporate meetings industry. It...
Patrick Payne
May 29, 2013 - 03:00 PM ET
Canadian mobile meetings technology firm QuickMobile this month secured a C$3.2 million round of financing, its second such round in the past seven months. CEO Patrick Payne said the funds will support what he described as the company's rapid growth following...
May 09, 2013 - 10:25 AM ET
CWT Meetings & Events has developed a dashboard that joins data from external meetings technology tools with that of parent company Carlson Wagonlit Travel to offer clients a detailed review of their meetings spending. Currently used in Europe...