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Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has announced the launch of its meetings software for the 2019 event, that will carefully match 32 guaranteed pre-scheduled appointments (PSAs) between buyers and exhibitors.
With meeting preferences opening sooner than in the past, the bespoke algorithm, created for AIME together with Centium Software, matches the preferences of buyers with the services and capabilities of exhibitors through the EventsAir® portal.
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Once buyers registrations are reference checked and approved, they could begin their preference selection (from 19 November), with a selection of criteria questions spanning preferred destinations, capacity, product strengths, buyer types and budgets – tending to then be utilized to match probably the most relevant and mutually beneficial meetings with AIME exhibitors.
“It’s common knowledge available events industry that PSAs are often voluntary and will be either under-organised or not organised at all. We undertook an intensive exploration of events software to locate a technology partner who carefully match buyers with exhibitors, creating more business for both parties”, said Talk2 Media & Events CEO, Matt Pearce.
Approved hosted buyers and confirmed exhibitors will undoubtedly be given the chance to pre-connect via the customer zone portal (which opens in mid-January) or through the AIME app (designed for download in January). Both parties may then begin the exchange of relevant business information to guarantee the most effective usage of time at the function.
Each hosted buyer and exhibitor can get to possess 60% of these diary carefuly filled up with the initial round of scheduled matching; 40% of the diary will be exposed to pre-registered trade buyers and media – with all diary holders absolve to organise appointments with AIME attendees they’re specifically thinking about meeting.
Furthermore, day technology may also extend into how appointments roll from event, considering the show’s floor plan and pre-empting travel time taken between each meeting.
“Previously, delegates had expressed that there often wasn’t plenty of time to walk to the next scheduled meeting, adding to missed opportunities. This new meetings software ensures automatically that they can be rescheduled, developing a more seamless event experience”, continued Pearce.
AIME’s partnership with Centium Software is among the many new elements which are section of its refreshed event strategy, promising more measurable profits on return for buyers and exhibitors alike.
AIME may be the first business event to start 2019 proceedings globally and you will be running 18–february 20. For additional information or even to submit fascination with attending AIME in 2019, visit aime.com.au.