IAVM is pleased to announce a 2015-2016 global partnership with Sherpa Solutions. This is the highest partner level available at the association and reflects a tremendous commitment to the community of venues and professionals it serves.
Through the new partnership, attendees to all of IAVM’s conferences and schools will experience Sherpa’s award-winning app platform, including additional venue-wide indoor geolocation features at the VenueConnect Annual Conference & Trade Show (August 1-4, 2015) and at the International Convention Center Conference (ICCC), October 1-3, 2015.
“Sherpa is an innovator in our industry, and their focus on leveraging emerging technologies to improve the guest experience makes them a great partner for IAVM,” said Vicki Hawarden, CMP, president and CEO of IAVM. “Sherpa has been a supportive member for several years, and I look forward to the expanded collaboration that will emerge through this partnership.”
Jacques Racine, founder and chief innovation officer with Sherpa Solutions, shares in the enthusiasm for this new partnership.
“Sherpa is proud to partner with IAVM and contribute to the success of all its events,” Racine said. “We have been attending the ICCC meetings for several years and have always found great value in IAVM. We believe in investing in such an industry leading organization—one that always supports its members.”
Sherpa RTLS Solutions Inc. was founded in 2009 and quickly became a leading developer of mobile applications for the trade show and exhibition industry. With more than 30 staff members, Sherpa is actively involved with over 200 events in six countries. Sherpa counts many of the biggest trade show and conference organizers in the business as clients, including Reed Exhibitions, Emerald, Penton, Diversified, and Informa.