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EIBTM 2013 Technology Watch – final call for submissions

EIBTM 2013 Technology Watch – final call for submissions

EIBTM ( the global event for the meetings, incentive and business travel industry is urging all meetings industry innovators to submit their EIBTM Technology Watch entries before the deadline of 6 September 2013, for a chance to win their place in the Technology Village at EIBTM and secure guaranteed exposure to over 15,000 meetings industry professionals and the global meetings industry media.

The winner will also receive a diary of pre-scheduled appointments that have been co-ordinated with Hosted Buyers who have indicated a genuine interest in their products. In addition to this, they will gain global exposure through publicity and marketing support pre-show as well as high visibility onsite through a number of platforms including the opportunity to present their product or service to a live audience of industry professionals in the EIBTM Innovation Zone. To view a fill list of benefits please visit

Tony Lorenz, CEO, BxB Online and winner of the 2013 EIBTM Technology Watch Award commented, “EIBTM is one the few truly international events in our industry. It affords a very targeted experience with the marketplace in one of the world’s greatest cities – Barcelona. We look forward to a continued alignment and participation with EIBTM in the years ahead”.

EIBTM Technology Watch is now the most high profile and longest running award recognition scheme for innovation in the sector worldwide and this year’s expert judging panel will be looking to award an innovative company for their pioneering technology solutions which will make a significant impact on the industry.

The 2013 Technology Watch judging panel will once again be chaired by Corbin Ball of Corbin Ball Associates and will comprise a number of leading industry experts including Martin Sirk, CEO, ICCA; Paul Hussey, Business Development Director, BSI; Bruce MacMillan, CEO, Bandwidth Management and Consulting; Michelle Bruno, President, Bruno Group Signature Events; Ruud Janssen, Managing Director and Owner, New Objective Collective and Christine Fuchs, Head of Sales at HORIZONTJobs.


Submissions will be judged on a number of criteria including: innovation and uniqueness, impact to the meetings industry as well as completeness of the product of service.