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Meeting Creates New Meeting App Category for Audio Visual Apps
Kirsten Strand, BSc, CITE, CMM
Invenia Incentives
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MEDIA RELEASE Creates New Meeting App Category for Audio Visual Apps

VANCOUVER, CANADA (November 30th, 2010) – is pleased to announce the creation of a brand new category for audio visual (AV) apps. "We have been waiting for the right AV apps to be developed, and now we have several that are relevant to the meetings industry. We would like to invite and encourage the meeting planning community to advise us of any new AV apps so we can include them on our portal," says Joseph Lo, co-founder of "We appreciate the support of AVW-TELAV, our official AV sponsor. They are always on the leading edge of technology and see the benefits of planners having the best apps available to run their meetings."

"AVW-TELAV understands that meeting planners are often mobile and require AV applications that keep them technology savvy within their industry," says Heidi Welker, VP Marketing, AVW-TELAV Audio Visual Solutions. "We're proud to be the official AV sponsor of and continue to support the latest advancements in mobile audio visual and presentation technology."

Some of the AV apps located on include:

  • Pointer Remote that enables an iPhone or iPad to control PowerPoint and Keynote presentations, as well as turn an iPhone into a pointer for presentations.
  • ProPrompter that allows a speaker to turn their iPad or iPhone into a smooth scrolling professional teleprompter.
  • Keynote Remote that lets a presenter control their Keynote 09 presentations.

About is the World's First Portal for Meeting Apps. This site enables planners and tourism industry professionals to quickly locate iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry apps related to the meetings and events industry. The apps on are categorized by useful headers such as: Air Travel, Cool Tools, Conferences, Convention & Visitors Bureaus, Food and Wine, Green Tools, Hotel Search, Meeting Management, Venues and much more. There is no fee to use the site, and the apps are listed at no charge. This portal was built for the purpose of making it easier for meeting and event professionals to quickly find the apps needed to plan and operate meetings, events and travel programs.

Invenia has joined forces with the IMEX Group, producer of worldwide exhibitions for incentive travel, meetings and events to launch this site. IMEX will be introducing planners to ways to save time and money through the promotion of at their new exhibition, IMEX America, which will be held in Las Vegas in October 2011. In addition to IMEX, has been made possible by a number of founding sponsors including Travel Alberta, AVW-TELAV, Kuoni Destination Management, LimoLink, Toronto Congress Centre and Encore Web Studios.

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