Impact Publications : MICEBTN-68
MICEBTN - SEPT-NOV 2017 • Page 45 Engaging Event Technology and Creative Services Our mission is to enhance your events by providing the tools to create meaningful connections. www.invisage.net your satchel in your hand branded for your event network with; social timelines attendee profiles attendee meetings instant messaging developed and supported in australia engage with beacon and geofence messaging invisage (53 per cent) were also more likely to say that travel took time away from other work, causing their co-workers to pick up some of the slack. When it comes to personal relationships, around a quarter of travellers from the Amer- icas feel that travel strains their relationship with their spouse or significant other (27 per cent), a total that is more than their EMEA and APAC counterparts (22 per cent). This is likely the reason that travellers in the Ameri- cas tried significantly harder to stay connect- ed with family (50 per cent) than APAC (31 per cent) and EMEA (27 per cent) travellers. APAC travellers also were more likely to miss important events – with more than half (51 per cent) missing at least two social events or occasions within the past 12 months com- pared to EMEA (44 per cent) or Americas (42 per cent) travellers. “There are many variables that can make a business trip a success or a failure in the eyes of the traveller,” said Nowroz. “The easier we can make it for travellers to be organised, the more we help them have a better overall experience.” EEAA hosts ‘Stars’ Luna Park celebration the eXhIbItIon and event Association of Australasia’s (eeAA) Young Stars Program has celebrated five years with a function at Sydney’s Luna Park. Guests included the Global Association of the exhibition Industry (UFI) chief executive Kai hattendorf and regional manager for Asia/ Pacific Mark Cochrane. hattendorf reinforced the importance of programs such as the Young Stars in helping to build a sustainable future for the industry. Hattendorf and Cochrane were visiting Sydney to connect with the Australasian business community. Over their three-day program, they met with industry and government figures and visited some of Sydney’s key venues. EEAA Young Stars celebrate five years with Kai Hattendor f and Mark Cochrane.