Hospitality Performance Network Global Goes Mobile

Hospitality Performance Network Global, the world’s most global site selection and meeting procurement company, announced today a strategic partnership with QuickMobile Inc.

VANCOUVER, B.C. – July 19, 2010 – QuickMobile, the leading mobile applications’ developer helping organizations “mobilize” their services, will provide mobile applications with exclusive event application functionality for convention and meeting planners which utilize HPN Global.

“It is very natural to bring meetings and mobile phone application technology together,” said Bill Kilburg, chairman and CEO of HPN Global. “In this market, our goal is to continually upgrade the value proposition for our customers and make it abundantly clear why they should choose HPN Global for their site selection and meeting procurement needs. We believe providing meeting planners with access to a turnkey mobile platform application solution via QuickMobile’s MobileEvent™ Applications platform is a game changer for us and the customers we do business with.”

Mobile event applications can be downloaded onto any smart phone device and enhance meeting attendee experience, generate significant additional revenue streams for the meeting sponsor through a variety of promotional opportunities, and help groups to become more efficient and environmentally conscious by printing less information.

Features of the event applications offered by HPN Global include:

  • Real-time on-the-go searchable event program agenda
  • Speakers Information and Profiles
  • Access to convention Twitter, Facebook and other social networking feeds
  • Quick Access to Pathable
  • Listing of all attendees
  • Attendee to attendee communication capability through the mobile app
  • Full search capability in the attendees listing
  • Attendee personal My Schedule
  • What’s On Now and geopositioning capabilities
  • Sponsor details
  • City Guides

Kilburg added, “With the size of the meetings industry globally we believe the time is right for cutting edge solutions for our customers such as this, we have a history of finding ways to differentiate ourselves from our competition and evolve this segment of the business, starting with our proprietary procurement system, this partnership continues that part of our DNA. The ability to provide mobile application technology along with our proprietary RFP system ensures that we continue to deliver our customers incredible service and value and remain the technology leaders in the 3rd party meeting planning space. This partnership with QuickMobile gives our customers yet another reason to select HPN Global over our competition.”

David Snell, QuickMobile’s EVP Marketing and Sales stated, “We are extremely proud to have HPN Global join us as our strategic partner in the marketing and support of our mobilization solutions specifically aimed at events worldwide. HPN is well positioned as one of the world’s premier global site selection and meeting procurement companies to recommend and support our industry leading mobile solutions for event attendees, meeting planners and the venues themselves.”

For more information on the “MobileEventTM Application offered by HPN Global,” visit http://hpnglobal.com/mobileeventapps.

To learn more about how HPN Global can help you with your next meeting or event, contact us at information@hpnglobal.com.

About QuickMobile
Designed for today's mobile-savvy attendee, QuickMobile’s mobile app and analytics platform creates meaningful and lasting experiences. QuickMobile helps its customers deliver personalized, productive and fully-integrated events and meetings–across the enterprise and beyond–that captivate and engage attendees. With unparalleled expertise and a commitment to best practices, QuickMobile has helped thousands of high-performance organizations around the world transform their meetings and events. QuickMobile’s head office is located in Vancouver, Canada.

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