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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 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 Lanyon Staff June 11, 2014

Lanyon Unveils Hotel Spend Management ROI Calculator for Corporate Travel Industry

Finance, procurement, and travel management professionals get an unprecedented financial ROI preview of an automated RFP process   IRVING, Texas-Lanyon, the leader in meetings, events, and travel technology, launched the Hotel Spend Management ROI Calculator on its web site today. The calculator, created in conjunction with Hobson & Company, gives site visitors an opportunity to preview the...

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by Lanyon Staff June 3, 2014

Converge Europe Discusses Strategies for Hospitality and Travel Management

EMEA’s Premier Travel Technology Event Offers Insights on Driving Revenue, Creating Efficiencies, and Achieving Competitive Advantage   LONDON - June 3, 2014 - Lanyon, the leader in meetings, events, and travel technology, today opened its annual Converge Europe conference at London’s Hyatt Regency Churchill. Converge Europe is the only technology conference designed expressly for travel managers...

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by Lanyon Staff May 7, 2014

Lanyon Unveils Meetings and Events ROI Survey

Tweet this:Survey shows up to $2.2M savings on meetings, events, biz travel due to end-to-end event tech (http://bit.ly/R4H2YZ) #smartevents #GBTA Irving, TX. May 7, 2014─Lanyon, a leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, today unveiled a survey it conducted in partnership with International Marketing & Technology Solutions (IMTS) to look at how organizations track Meetings and...

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by Lanyon Staff May 5, 2014

Lanyon Debuts New User Interface in RegOnline® for Canada, EMEA, and APAC

Irving, TX. May 5, 2014—Lanyon, a leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, today unveiled a new user interface in RegOnline® for Canada, EMEA, and APAC. Developed with feedback from event planners of all levels of experience in mind, the completely redesigned user interface features an intuitive navigation structure that makes it easy for planners at Small- to Mid-sized Businesses...

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by Lanyon Staff May 1, 2014

Lanyon Appoints Chief Technology Officer

John Pulling has more than 25 years of experience in enterprise software Irving, TX. May 1, 2014 - Lanyon, a leader in global meetings, events, and hospitality technology, today announced the appointment of John Pulling as its Chief Technology Officer. Pulling joins Lanyon shortly after its merger with ACTIVE Network™ Business Solutions and its acquisition of Passkey, an industry leading group...

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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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