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Blog: The one where I became an organiser

August 23, 2019

By Mark Sullivan, Business Development Director, Circdata Over the past 14 years I have probably been involved in and attended more than 400 events. I have always enjoyed partnering with organisers to find new ways to increase their audience engagement. I can imagine the stress organisers experience in order to deliver an event on a…

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InPublishing’s 5 minutes interview with Mark Sullivan

May 31, 2019

Staging events is an increasingly important revenue stream for publishers. Trade media platform InPublishing recently interviewed our Business Development Director, Mark Sullivan on how to encourage subscribers to pitch up to events. Here’s what he had to say. Q: What can publishers do to build a sense of community and engagement amongst their readership? A:…

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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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