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EventsAIR by Centium Software

Gold Stevie Award Winner 2016, Click to Enter The 2017 Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer service

Company: Centium Software, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Company Description: Centium Software develops innovative software for the meeting and events industry. For more than 25 years, we have developed world-class solutions that enhance for meeting organizers. Our experienced team has more than 220 years of combined experience. Centium Software provides robust solutions to manage everything from small, one-time meetings to large-scale global events.
Nomination Category: Products & Product Management Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Best New Product or Service of the Year - Software - Event Management Solution

Nomination Title: EventsAIR by Centium Software

Tell the story about this nominated product or service (up to 650 words). Describe its function, features, benefits, and performance to date.

EventsAIR by Centium Software is a powerful cloud-based meeting management solution for all types of meetings and events. Intuitive to use, EventsAIR features real-time data, analytics, online development tools, travel/hotel management, communication tools, and native mobile apps for attendees and organizers.

Online registration forms, surveys, attendee apps and communications are easily and quickly built with drag and drop technology. Functions, agendas and project tasks are fully integrated through the innovative run sheet tool.

EventsAIR is designed around the highly secure cloud Microsoft azure environment and provides the highest levels of credit card and data security available in the industry.

The team behind EventsAIR is constantly looking for solutions for challenges faced by today's meeting planners.

One technology invented for the EventsAIR platform is the Continuity Server.

The first ever product of its type released to the meetings industry, the EventsAIR Continuity Server is an innovative new technology that constantly synchronizes an offline version of the event database that is being served by the cloud. If a slowdown or outage occurs, the Continuity Server automatically switches to the offline version and allows event check-in, badge printing and many other critical services to continue without interruption.

When the Internet connectivity is restored, the EventsAIR Continuity Server re-synchronizes all data back to the cloud so all operations continue in real time.

Additionally, also a first for the industry, the EventsAIR Continuity Server allows the meeting organizer to switch essential onsite registration processes to the local Continuity Server if Internet connectivity isn’t robust enough for a large event or conference.

Another innovation found in the EventsAIR platform is the Social Media Marketing Automation tool.

Social Media Marketing Automation in EventsAIR allows planners to target and select groups of contacts that they wish to market your events to, and automatically upload those lists to their Facebook Ads Manager and Twitter Ads Account.

These account lists are used by Facebook and Twitter for targeted marketing on the respective social media platforms.

EventsAIR will automatically update your lists to Facebook and Twitter on a schedule you define, and you are able to use those lists for any ad campaign of your design.

Planners will also be able to use your lists for both Facebook Targeted Audiences and Lookalike Audience functionality.

The EventsAIR App Store provides portals and services not normally found in event management systems. EventsAIR offers specialized apps for onsite check-in services, exhibitor lead management, 1-to-1 Meeting Matching, audience live polling, and dozens of other apps to support the management of speakers, abstract submissions, exhibitors, sponsors, groups and much more.

EventsAIR provides packages and license options for all types of meeting professionals, including license options for corporations, professional conference organizers, associations, world sporting events, large government meetings and much more. Meeting organizers can opt for unlimited licenses that allow for unlimited events and registrations, dramatically reducing ongoing technology costs.

In bullet-list form, briefly summarize up to ten (10) of the chief features and benefits of the nominated product or service.

-Comprehensive Platform lets planners manage events of any size or complexity
-Native Attendee Apps included at no additional cost to engage and connect with your attendees
-Powerful native organizer app for onsite teams to manage onsite details, including run sheets, communications and the ability to work in offline mode
-Extensive Reporting to generate comprehensive, easy-to-understand reports
-Interactive Agenda builder with integrated deployment to websites and mobile apps
-Comprehensive communications platform for emails, alerts, HTML communications, and more
-Social Media Marketing Automation lets you automate prospect uploads to Facebook and Twitter ad platforms
-Continuity Server to protect your live events by maintaining an offline copy of EventsAIR in case of an Internet outage or slow down!
-A full suite of onsite management tools for self check-in, access control, on demand badge printing and more
-App Store with powerful tools such as onsite check in, audience live polling, group management and more