Why hybrid events are here to stay

July 13, 2020

Covid-19 has turned the events sector upside down and inside out. If organisers haven’t moved their physical events into 2021, the majority of them have spent the last few months exploring digital solutions for their 2020 portfolios.   Whether the reason is to replace a physical event, or to hedge one’s bets by presenting a…

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Turning data into actionable insight, let us do the hard work!

May 4, 2020

Blog by Mark Sullivan, Business Development Director It is just after 6:30 in the evening on 24 April 2020. I have just opened a cold beer and about to join a video conference with our team. During the call one of our developers had the “great” idea to trial our new Fusion real-time attendance heat-maps…

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Meet the team. #1 Brendan

May 4, 2020

What is your job title? Event Operations Director What does that mean you actually do? I manage all operations and logistics for the events we provide on-site registration for. This includes the quoting stage right through to delivery on-site, ensuring the registration design works well in terms of visitor flow, and also within the client’s…

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AEO and Circdata renew registration partnership in 2020

January 24, 2020

Circdata is delighted to report that the AEO has extended its registration partnership for 2020. The partnership will include registration for the upcoming AEO Forums, taking place on the 31 January 2020 at the Business Design Centre, the AEO Excellence Awards, taking place on the 12 June 2020 at Grosvenor House, the AEO Conference, and…

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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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