NEW YORK, NY – In just one week, meeting professionals from all sectors of the industry will convene for the 14th edition of the Meetings Technology Expo (@meetingtechexpo) in Midtown, Manhattan. MTE, founded in NYC, will be returning for the fifth time to the Big Apple this September 17th, 2013 at the Holiday Inn 57th Street.
The event features expert technology speakers, 17 CMP and CAE -accredited educational sessions, 28 technology demos, and hands-on opportunities with a select list of innovative event tech vendors. The organizers focused on creating an event that addressed questions about emerging technology trends, and how meetings professionals can implement new solutions in their everyday professional life.
LinkedIn Co-Founder, Eric Ly, will give the keynote address, discussing “Full-Circle Audience Engagement” and how the internet can keep planners and attendees connected after an event. Ly was formerly the Chief Technology Officer of LinkedIn, the extremely popular social networking site for business professionals. Eric has since left the company to found a new project, Presdo Match, which creates online event communities.
Other featured CMP/CAE accredited educational seminars include sessions on social media metrics, mobile event applications, emerging technologies, event marketing, crowdsourcing, strategic meetings management, site selection, virtual/hybrid technology, gamification, data mining, event technology integration, and several more.
“We are witnessing technology progressing towards a leaner, more mobile and efficient method of capturing, delivering, and integrating all kinds of data before, during and after events,” says Paul Paone, MTE founder and show director. “There are so many innovative tech offerings these days; planners need a focused forum where they can seek the help they need in navigating through all the options, to find what will work for them and their overall event plan.”
The Meetings Technology Expo will showcase 30 leading tech vendors representing new and proven solutions for the most essential event logistics including: registration, event management, virtual events, event marketing technology, enterprise meetings management solutions, lead retrieval, mobile applications and other pertinent meetings technologies.
Confirmed vendors include: QuickMobile, RegOnline, Expocad, Presdo, CadmiumCD, topi, Gather Digital, IML, powered by Lumi Technologies, event2mobile, ConventionPlanit.com, Guidebook, BADGETEC, etech, attendify, bizzabo, DoubleDutch, etouches, EventKaddy, Certain Inc., Shpare, Power Tower, GenieConnect, Astute Technology, Hubb by Dynamic Events Inc., Eland & Associates, Conferences.IO, goombal, Astute Technologies and EventAct.