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Five new Event Technology Awards’ categories

Organiser Event Industry News (EIN) has announced five new categories for the fifth edition of the Event Technology Awards (ETA), which opens for entries on Monday 3rd April.

Best Social Media, Robotics / Artificial Intelligence, Sales, Wearables and Venue Booking Solution come into the mix, vetted by an independent panel of experts EIN will announce in the next few weeks.

Adam Parry, director of Event Industry News and co-founder of the Event Technology Awards, comments: “Technology is having bigger, faster impact on the live event model all the time. The ETA categories we’re introducing reflect the incredible innovation in those particular niches and I’m really excited to see the response.”

Only Favourite Event Technology Supplier, the People’s Choice Award, has gold, silver and bronze levels, decided via an open industry vote.

The full list of Event Technology Awards 2017 categories is as follows:

Best New Technology Start-Up
Best New Technology Product
Best Ticketing Technology
Best Visitor Registration Technology
Best Attendee Management Technology
Best Event Management Platform
Best Venue Solution
Best use of Technology for Marketing an Event
Best Technology for Building Event Attendance
Best Event Website / Mobile Site
Best Hybrid Event or Live Streaming Solution
Best use of Audio Visual Technology
Best use of Technology for Engagement & Interaction
Best use of Technology for Audience Participation
Best use of RFID or NFC
Best use of Projection Mapping
Best use of Gamification
Best use of Technology for Analytics / Data-Collection
Best Social Media Technology (NEW)
Best use of Robotics / Artificial Intelligence (NEW)
Best Sales Technology (NEW)
Best use of Wearable Technology (NEW)
Best Venue Booking Solution (NEW)
Best use of Augmented / Virtual Reality Technology
Best Event Networking Technology
Event Connectivity & Wi-Fi
Best use of Proximity Marketing Technology
Best use of Technology at a Brand Event
Best Festival Technology
Best Conference Technology
Best Exhibition Technology
Most Innovative and tech-friendly venue
Best Event App
Best Technology Partnership
Favourite Event Technology Supplier – The People’s Choice Award

Register your interest here

Full entry details are available on the Event Technology Awards website www.eventtechnologyawards.co.uk

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