While many worry that technology will replace face-to-face marketing, we believe that technology will only enhance the Expo! Expo! experience for our attendees. At this year's Expo! Expo!, attendees will see first-hand the emerging technology that have helped the IAEE team create a more robust and agile attendee experience.

AV Experience

The AV Experience is presented by Expo! Expo! tech partner, SmartSource. The AV Experience will help you learn the best and new ideas from case studies on delivering AV best practices to your show floor. Experience the best in AV solutions by going through the various technologies, platforms and best practices out there for organizers to help tell their stories in a casual, relaxed environment.

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SmartSource  AVIXA

Education Tracks: Science and Technology of a Show & Event Technology

This year, two tracks will focus on technology: Science and Technology of a Show & Event Technology. Trade shows require more players from various departments to make the show a success. Technology professionals help integrate and troubleshoot new technologies to a show. Sessions will focus and delve into the most relevant, top-of-mind technology issues, challenges and ideas.

For a complete listing of education sessions in the tech specific tracks, click here.

Event Technology track sessions brought to you by

Personify a2z

Matchmaking & Brews and Views Pub

IAEE has partnered with the Personify A2Z Events to provide Expo! Expo!'s peer-to-peer networking technologies, such as Connect™. Connect™ is the only proven solution in the trade show industry that has the ability to generate recommended matches for event participants based on precise matching criteria. Attendees can access lists of matched attendees, sessions and exhibitors. Similarly, exhibitors can generate a list of attendees who are their recommended best matches and are looking for products and services in their chosen categories. Accurate matchmaking means users can get started with networking immediately instead of spending time on searching for matches.

The Personify A2Z Events Brews and Views Pub will offer special interviews with industry icons who will share compelling stories about their leadership journeys. These 30-minute interviews will feature entrepreneurs, association executives, nonprofit leaders, and trade show industry experts who are all moving the needle in their industries and enacting meaningful change.

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Personify a2z

Tech Bar Experience

The Tech Bar is an interactive spot that delivers the following services: 

  • Hands-on guidance from our team to help attendees learn how to better use their devices + digital marketing; 
  • Event mobile app support and education; 
  • Digital marketing tips and best practices; 
  • Personal and professional branding techniques; 
  • Practice tech tips and best practices. 

Tech Huddles will be held on Tuesday, 3 December, which will feature the official Expo! Expo! tech partners. View the schedule of events for the list of presentations.

Brought to you by

Bear Analytics

Tech Startup Pavilion & Pitch Competition

Expo! Expo! is bringing the tech solutions to you on the trade show floor! IAEE prides itself on providing show organizers the latest and innovative tech solutions for your show needs. Brought to you by Visit Austin and the Austin Convention Center, the Tech Startup Pavilion & Pitch Competition will feature technology focused companies less than two years old who have launched their product within the last 12 months. The Tech Startup Pitch Competition will be on the show floor where representatives from each startup company will share their product pitches to technology experts and attendees. The winner will be recognized at the Annual Networking Luncheon and Awards Presentation on Thursday, 5 December.

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Visit Austin   Austin Convention Center

Tech Use Cases

This collection of emerging technology solution use cases, that have been proven in the exhibitions and events marketplace, aim to give exhibition and event producers an opportunity to explore a wide range of solutions, that answer common challenges. These tech use cases will help those in the exhibition community closely examine new technology applications within the industry and to gain perspective from external experts on the trajectory of these applications inside and outside of the exhibition experience.

Tech use cases will be presented on Thursday, 5 December. For a complete listing of Tech Use Cases being presented, click here.

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Austin Convention Center

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