©2015 Corbin Ball, Chair of the IBTM Technology & Innovation Watch Judging Committee
The IBTM World Technology & Innovation Watch (formerly the EITBT Technology Watch) is the longest running and regarded by many as the most significant technology award for the meetings industry. The goals are to recognize technology innovation and to highlight significant trends impacting meeting planners, attendees and exhibitors at events.
The winner and 9 innovation mentions for were selected from 61 applications. Seven judges with experience in the meetings industry and technology but not currently selling any technology product scored the entries based on innovation, completeness of concept, and the value to the meetings industry.
The companies selected highlight several paths of technology innovation including: