MeetingApps.com Reaches 2,500th App Milestone
VANCOUVER, CANADA (August 10th, 2011) – MeetingApps.com is pleased to announce that its on-line app directory has reached its 2,500th app. MeetingApps.com is the only portal in the world dedicated to finding the best apps for our industry. Since the launch of MeetingApps.com in August, 2010 the portal is now used by meeting and event professionals in over 143 countries.
MeetingApps.com founders, Kirsten Strand, BSc, CITE, CMM, Joseph Lo and Jane Huynh recognize the sponsors who shared the vision of making it easy for planners to instantly find apps relevant to the meeting industry. Strand comments: "It was just last December that we posted the 1,000th app on our site. Jane Huynh has been overseeing the app research activities, including the sourcing and categorizing the apps. We have been impressed with the quality and range of apps that are available for meeting industry professionals."
MeetingApps.com invites the meeting planning community to submit new apps related to the meetings industry either on-line at http://meetingapps.com/submit.php or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about how apps can benefit meetings and events, attend Joseph Lo's session, Using Mobile Apps Before and For Your Event, held at IncentiveWorks in Toronto.
To find the ideal app for your personal travel experience, next meeting or event, visit www.MeetingApps.com.
MeetingApps.com 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 MeetingApps.com 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 www.MeetingApps.com at their new exhibition, IMEX America, which will be held in Las Vegas in October 2011. In addition to IMEX, MeetingApps.com 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.