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ClearCourse acquires Circdata

March 27, 2019

ClearCourse Partnership LLP (“ClearCourse” or “the Partnership”), a group of innovative technology companies providing membership software and services, today announces its acquisition of Circdata (“the company”), a leading provider of event technology. The deal is ClearCourse’s fifth acquisition since its foundation in October 2018 and represents an expansion of the fast-growing Partnership’s offering into the…

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Q&A with EN Awards judge Chris Clipston

February 8, 2019

Our very own chief operating officer, Chris Clipston, has been invited to join the judging panel for the exhibition industry’s largest award ceremony, the EN Awards. We managed to pin him down for ten minutes to find out what he thinks is special about the awards and what he is looking for in the entries.…

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5 ways to increase app engagement

January 31, 2019

If you’ve seen our latest adverts you’ll have seen our top 5 tops for increasing the number of visitors or delegates who download your event app, and then go on to engage with its features. Since we launched our event app – FusionVisit – at New York Vet in November 2017, we have worked closely…

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Our Event App blog on Event Industry News

January 28, 2019

Event Industry News asked us what made our event app different. Here’s what we said:   Circdata’s mobile event app – FusionVisit – is the perfect digital guide for your event, packed with intelligence, gamification and interactive features that will drive attendee engagement to new levels. On one event, 73% of attendees downloaded it. How…

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Circdata named as headline sponsor for AEO Excellence Awards

January 24, 2019

Circdata is confirmed as headline sponsor for a third year running of the AEO Excellence Awards, which takes place on the 14th June 2019, at Grosvenor House, Park Lane London.   The event, which recognises and celebrates achievements from event organisers, venues and suppliers throughout the industry, is pleased to reveal four new categories, reflecting…

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Circdata Announced as AEO Registration Partner for 2019

January 22, 2019

Circdata is delighted to announce it is the official registration partner for the Association of Event Organisers (AEO) for 2019. The partnership will include registration for the upcoming AEO Forums, taking place on the 25 January 2019 at the Business Design Centre, the AEO Excellence Awards, taking place on the 14 June 2019 at Grosvenor…

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Takeaways from AEO 2018 Conference

September 14, 2018

It is just before 08:00 on 06 September 2018. A Walkers shortbread biscuit and a coffee later and I’m ready to join the #AEORun along Brighton seafront. What a great way to clear my head after networking drinks the night before! Thanks to Krystle Davis for the photo! After breakfast (and a shower) I head…

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Circdata unveils new event technology platform

September 5, 2018

Circdata today unveils its full service event technology platform, which offers event organisers an unprecedented number of applications to power their customer experience and create engaging events. Since 1995 CIrcdata has provided award-winning event registration solutions to a wide-ranging set of clients across the globe. The development of the platform embraces organisers’ need to optimise…

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Circdata shortlisted for two Event Tech Awards

July 26, 2018

The Event Technology Awards judging panel has shortlisted Circdata in two categories; ‘Best Exhibition Technology’ and ‘Best Event App’. Circdata entered its new visitor event app – FusionVisit– which it launched at CloserStill Media’s New York Vet and London Vet Show in November 2017.   The Event Technology Awardsare now in their sixth year and…

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A question of scanning: Data sharing event style

June 5, 2018

Among the many different causes of anguish over the effects of the GDPR in the event industry* one of the biggest exists over the scanning of visitor badges for all manner of reasons including lead capture. Despite what anyone thinks, whether they be lawyers or event organisers, this isn’t a linear issue. Debates over what…

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Circdata launches GDPR-compliant file transfer tool

June 4, 2018

Circdata has unveiled its GDPR-compliant file transfer tool, which is now available to clients via its event management platform, fusion. The award-winning event registration specialist developed fusion filetransfer in recognition of the need for event organisers to undertake data queries and send the resulting files to fellow team members using a secure process under the…

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