MeetingMatrix Debuts Web 2.0 Solution for Meetings Industry

Meetings industry software provider MeetingMatrix International has introduced a new suite of Web 2.0 tools for event venues that want to virtually interact in real time with meeting planners. The suite, known as MeetingMatrix LIVE!, will allow venues to distribute meeting room diagrams online, collect electronic sales leads and communicate virtually with meeting planner clients.

"We are truly delighted to announce the release of MeetingMatrix LIVE!" said MeetingMatrix International President and CEO J. Michael Keller. "This bundle of services will allow venues to provide their meeting and event planners with all the necessary tools they need to conduct business more effectively."

Using MeetingMatrix LIVE!, venues can electronically share with planners the room diagrams that they could previously only create using the signature MeetingMatrix product.

"MeetingMatrix LIVE! will enhance the communication between a venue and its customers, allowing for a more effective planning and sales process," Keller continued. "We are focused on how much business is now conducted over the Internet, so we took the necessary step in answering this demand by making Certified Room Diagrams available to planners directly from any touch point, anywhere, any time. It is a revolutionary concept, and one that we strongly believe will advance the meetings and events industry."

According to MeetingMatrix, planners who access meeting room diagrams via MeetingMatrix LIVE! will be able to avoid traveling to and touring property sites for the purpose of taking venue photos and evaluating spatial set-ups. Instead, they'll be able to access detailed floor plans and diagrams online through portals that include top industry Web sites, such as that of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA).

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