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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 appoints head of strategic insight to help clients get GDPR-ready

May 4, 2017

Circdata has appointed Hellen Beveridge to the new position of head of strategic insight, a connective marketing and data role. Hellen will work within the senior management team to ensure that the company and its clients are ready for the impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the obligations of which are far-reaching with new roles…

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Oops – that email wasn’t meant for you

May 2, 2017

We’ve all done it. Just as you click the send button you realise that the person you thought you had addressed your email to isn’t the one who’s name appears in the ‘to’ field. Since many of us now have multiple email accounts on a single device which cleverly gathers together all of our contacts,…

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Looking for a new subscriptions bureau?

March 29, 2017

With the recently announced demise of leading subs bureau Dovetail, the big data capabilities of Circdata and other bureaux in the market are coming under the spotlight like never before as Dovetail’s large client base of publishers look for new homes. InPublishing editor James Evelegh interviewed Circdata’s managing director, James Ormiston, for the March /…

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Circdata announces launch of its next-generation Organiser Portal

March 22, 2017

Circdata has announced the launch of Organiser Portal, its next-generation event technology platform. The new portal, a tool to manage event registration data, provides a person-centric view of event registrations including a full history of registrations and registrant actions. It offers customisable dashboards to ensure need-to-know information is available real-time, at a glance, and it…

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Exhibition organisers reveal their measures of success at industry roundtable

March 11, 2017

At the second industry roundtable Circdata hosted in association with Exhibition News (EN), editor Annie Byrne probed organisers on their measures of success, and you can read the full article here from page 35 onwards. Plus, find out what some of the guests had to say in the roundtable video. Eleven industry professionals from organisers…

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Circdata to headline the AEO Excellence Awards 2017

March 11, 2017

Circdata is delighted to confirm its headline sponsorship of the AEO Excellence Awards for a second year running. The awards ceremony represents the best that the events industry has to offer, showcasing the amazing achievements within the events industry over the past 12 months.

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Circdata discovers what keeps organisers awake at night

January 16, 2017

On a crisp, sunny day last December, Circdata hosted an industry roundtable in association with Exhibition News at London’s Grange City Hotel. The topic on everyone’s lips; what keeps you up at night? Twelve industry professionals from organisers large and small shared their worst nightmares and gained a sense of relief in discovering that their fellow…

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Breaking into the Japanese market

January 10, 2017

Which international market will you expand your trade show portfolio into next? This is a question that keeps many of our clients up at night and that’s why Circdata sponsor the AEO’s international dinners. As our clients’ portfolios expand we find our team clocking up more and more Airmiles each year, so it is important…

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#ETAwards16: And the winner is… Circdata and CloserStill Media!

November 29, 2016

At the Event Technology Awards 2016, Circdata was awarded ‘Best Exhibition Technology’ for our work with CloserStill Media and the London Vet Show. Here we reveal details of our winning entry, including the thoughts of CloserStill Media’s Alexia Maycock and Charlotte Ellicott about the challenge they faced, and how our technology was able to help.…

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Circdata announces new HQ

September 1, 2016

Circdata moves into a new global headquarters in Newbury, Berkshire. Event registration and subscriptions specialist Circdata today completes a move to its new headquarters in Newbury, Berkshire. The move reflects continued company growth, whilst enabling a more streamlined operation that will continue to support its global client base of leading event organisers and publishing brands.…

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