According to Trevor Gardiner, CEO of Centium Software, the partnership will focus on education and exposure to cutting-edge and new approaches to meetings technology, systems and analytics. "We are looking forward to a great working relationship with IAPCO," Mr. Gardiner said. "This organisation has always been at the forefront of promoting the meetings industry and education across all spectrums and audiences."
"We are looking forward to an outstanding 2015 partnering with Centium Software," commented Sarah Storie-Pugh, IAPCO's Executive Director. "Their commitment to the industry is well known and we believe our membership will greatly benefit from this new relationship." IAPCO is a global organization with members in more than 40 countries around the world. IAPCO members represent 100s of organisations and thousands of employees working on professional events and conferences in numerous countries and venues.
Alec Sonenthal, Manager of Strategic Business Development for Centium Software, said that the ability to share knowledge, technology and skills with industry leaders around the globe was one of the main reasons to join forces with IAPCO. "The global meetings industry thrives on education and technical advancement. Our entire team at Centium Software has always been committed to providing state-of-the-art technology to meeting planners, and we are thrilled to partner with IAPCO to further our ability to advance industry knowledge and education."
The announcement was made at EIBTM, the Global Meetings & Events Expo. "It is entirely appropriate for this announcement to be made at EIBTM where their Knowledge Programme and Innovation Zone encourage advancements in education and technology", concluded Sarah, "EventsAIR is a great new cutting-edge product."