Meeting Planning Technology

by Kevin Iwamoto September 12, 2014

10 Transformative Meetings Technology Trends for 2015

My friend Corbin Ball, who is a top tech guru in our industry, recently released his technology trends forecast for 2015.  This is a must read, and what I call a “keeper” in terms of on-line resource information. Corbin has graciously and thoroughly added informational links throughout his listing of transformative technology trends, which you can read here: http://bit.ly/1xDjb5U Some of Corbin’s...

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by Kevin Iwamoto September 9, 2014

Disruptive Technologies and Change - Friend or Foe?

I've  just read a great article in PCMA’s Convene publication about the effect and impact that Airbnb is having in our industry as the disruptor du jour.  We've all witnessed and experienced the impact that disruptive technologies and changes have had in our industry, as well as others.  In some cases, that disruption has caused obsolescence of business models like analog vs. digital music and...

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by Lanyon Staff August 21, 2014

Lanyon VP Kevin Iwamoto Named in the 2014 Top 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry

For the second consecutive year, Kevin Iwamoto, Lanyon VP of Industry Strategy, is recognized as one of the Top 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry for his work on the next generation of Strategic Meetings Management   Dallas, TX – August 12, 2014 ─ For the second consecutive year, Successful Meetings Magazine has named Kevin Iwamoto, Vice President of Industry Strategy for Lanyon,...

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by Kevin Iwamoto August 7, 2014

At GBTA Austin Chapter Event: How Strategic Meetings Management Saves and Mitigates Risk

I’m really looking forward to seeing all those nice folks down at the GBTA Austin (TX) Chapter – for their August meeting on the 12th! They’ve asked me to come and speak on "Strategic Meetings Management: The Intersection of Travel, Meetings & Procurement.” What better time to talk about this, too? As I see it, the new normal in meetings and events after the “Great Recession” is that there is a...

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by Lanyon Staff July 24, 2014

Lanyon Appoints Former Infogroup and Travelocity Executive as Chief Financial Officer

The addition of John Mills further strengthens Lanyon’s leadership role in the meetings, events, and travel technology industry Dallas, Texas – July 24, 2014 ─ Lanyon, the leader in meetings, events, and travel technology, announced John Mills has joined the company as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Mills will oversee the company’s financial operations and join the existing executive team...

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by Kevin Iwamoto August 4, 2014

Big Data Goes Over Big at GBTA 2014!

Did you catch the Big Data session at GBTA 2014? The session featured: Amy Margolis, Sr Director, Corporate Travel, Meetings & Events, CA Technologies Craig Banikowski, Sr. Manager Travel Meetings and Fleet, Amgen Inc. Mary Lake, Sr. Manager, Global Meeting Solutions, AbbVie Mike Stiles, Sr. Corporate Events Manager, Adobe The panel was moderated by our own Anthony Miller, CMO of Lanyon.  The...

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by Lanyon Staff February 20, 2014

ACTIVE Network Business Solutions Group Joins Forces with Lanyon, Forming a Leading Global Meetings, Events and Hospitality Technology Company

ACTIVE Network Business Solutions Group is separating from parent company and merging with Lanyon, creating a single suite of solutions focused on "the science of bringing people together"Irving, TX. Feb 20, 2014 - ACTIVE Network Business Solutions, a leader in event marketing and Strategic Meetings Management technology, and Lanyon, a leader in transient hotel program technology, today announced...

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by Lanyon Staff March 25, 2014

Lanyon Partners with GBTA to Offer Online Registration for China Convention

RegOnline™ enables transactions in Chinese currency, making it easy for local attendees to register. Tweet this: GBTA expects increased attendance at 2014 China convention using RegOnline transactions in local currency #gbta #smartevents Irving, TX. March 25, 2014 - Lanyon, the leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, today announced it has partnered with the Global Business...

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by Lanyon Staff March 26, 2014

Lanyon Appoints Chief Executive Officer

David Bonnette has more than 20 years of experience in enterprise software, technology-enabled services Tweet this: Lanyon appoints Chief Executive Officer #smartevents Irving, TX. March 26, 2014 - Lanyon, the leader in global meetings, events, and hospitality technology, announced the appointment of David Bonnette, formerly the CEO of BigMachines, as its Chief Executive Officer.Bonnette is joining...

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by Lanyon Staff April 29, 2014

Lanyon Acquires Passkey, Extending Leadership in Global Meetings, Events, and Travel Technology

Lanyon furthers its commitment to simplify the lives of event planners and drive greater revenue for hotels with the addition of Passkey, the industry’s most advanced group reservation technology Tweet this: Lanyon acquires Passkey, furthers leadership in global meetings, events & travel tech #GBTA #HSMAI #smartevents Irving, TX. April 29, 2014 - Lanyon, a leader in meetings, events, and travel...

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