• Eventrio: A Deeper Dive into the Winter 2017 Infographic

     
    POSTED February 19, 2017
     
  • Eventrio: A Deeper Dive into the Winter 2017 Infographic

     
    POSTED February 19, 2017
     
  • Eventrio: A Deeper Dive into the Winter 2017 Infographic

     
    POSTED February 19, 2017
     
  • Eventrio: A Deeper Dive into the Winter 2017 Infographic

     
    POSTED February 19, 2017
     
  • Eventrio: A Deeper Dive into the Winter 2017 Infographic

     
    POSTED February 19, 2017
     

In our Winter 2017 issues, we’re featuring the tech companies that were part of the 2016 ibtm America TechCollective in partnership with DAHLIA+. Because we can only fit so much in print, read on here for our full interview with Eric Schaumburg, founder/CEO, Eventrio.

Eventrio is an online marketplace and management platform for organizers to simplify the event experience for their exhibitors, sponsors and suppliers.

What are some of Eventrio’s outstanding features for meeting/event planners?

Eventrio helps organizers collaboratively design the sponsorship and event experience for their partners. Organizers quickly create a branded event marketplace, send customized packages, and capture passive revenue, while tracking real time engagement analytics. We also help the buyers determine their objectives for sponsoring and help match them to the best opportunities available.

What was the inspiration for starting Eventrio? When was it founded and where are you based?

Eventrio has been a project we've been working on since 2006 to help make the experience better for the exhibitors and sponsors. We are strong believers in helping organizers create the best experiences possible through transparency of data. We are based in Kansas City with a presence in Washington DC.

Do you have any numbers/figures/percentages you can share related to the technology that would interest planners?

Fifty percent of a planner's time is spent looking for things. Customized sponsorship packages increase event revenue by 40 percent. Here is a link to an entire infographic we've put together.

Aventri, a leader in events management software (EMS), recently released ‘The Top 100 Meeting and Event Venues in the United States’ for 2019. The company took the ten top-rated meeting and event cities in the United States and picked the top ten venues in each area, compiling a list of 100 highly-regarded spaces. 

The guide identifies the two most valuable factors in attendee satisfaction as venue location and activities in the host city, followed by capacity, uniqueness and proximity to local attractions.

 

Los Angeles had a record-breaking year for visitor spending and economic impact in 2018. With visitor spending up $1.2 billion since 2017 (5 percent increase) and economic impact up $1.7 billion (4.9 percent increase), this year was the eighth consecutive year of growth in visitation, spending and impact.

 

PCMA will be offering networking opportunities and education sessions for professionals at the 2019 EduCon on June 25-28 in Los Angeles. EduCon provides a more focused and practical approach to learning in smaller-scale, collaborative education sessions, allowing more than 800 business events professionals to network and learn more about the industry.