Event Manager Blog and IMEX Startup Competition


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Event Manager Blog and IMEX want to find and showcase the most innovative event technology start-ups.
The competition will give IMEX attendees the opportunity to learn about new event technology concepts and real options for their events. The event technology start-ups have the opportunity to showcase their products at no cost to an audience of meeting professionals.
To Qualify You Should:

- Supply an event related technology.
- Have been in business for less than 2 years.
- Be ready to pitch your product via the application process and, if shortlisted, live at IMEX 2015 in Frankfurt.


Up to 10 products will be shortlisted by IMEX and Event Manager Blog. You will receive an email if shortlisted. The 10 shortlisted finalists will compete in a live head-to-head 2 minute pitch at IMEX. A jury composed by event tech industry experts will award the prize.

The winner will receive extended exposure through IMEX America publications and Event Manager Blog. The winner will also be awarded a free of charge exhibition space on the Tech Pavilion at IMEX 2016.

Note: Before applying please consider that, if shortlisted, you need to be able to travel to Frankfurt, Germany by your own means.

Judging Criteria:

• Best use of technology
• Difference to other products in the market
• Practical use of product
• Ease of implementation
• Cost of usage
• What problem is it solving?
• User adoption to date