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Dedicated app reinvigorates meeting management

CWT Meetings & Events releases Meet by CWT M&E

AMSTERDAM | 14 September, 2015

Today sees the global launch of Meet by CWT M&E, an easy-to-use app that supports every aspect of meeting planning. Meet by CWT M&E contains all the information organizers or attendees need to plan or navigate through their meeting. It includes meeting details and agenda, and meeting organizers have the ability to email all attendees. Users will also be able to suggest new features which could be added in the future, by using a built-in feedback system.

Meet by CWT M&E
provides attendees of any size meeting or event with tools and functionality that address the end-to-end attendee experience, going well beyond what is typically offered in the events arena.

Thierry Duguet, who oversees CWT Meetings & Events' global marketing said, “Nearly every businessperson has a smartphone, so apps are an integral part of our lives. With Meet by CWT M&E, we help event and meeting planners ensure increased engagement and a positive meeting experience for delegates. At the same time, we’re making sure their companies are getting better value by making it simple for everyone to make the most of every meeting.”

CWT Meetings & Events, the meetings and events division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, initially piloted Meet by CWT in the Nordic region, which is well known for its tech savvy and early adopter behavior. After the successful trial, it is now available for everyone to download from the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Pernilla Andrén, senior director, CWT Meetings & Events, Nordic countries, added, “Event apps have been around for a while, but mostly for big events. We’re now leading the trend towards using them for small and mid-sized meetings. People want to be able to easily access meeting details on their smartphone. Our app means they can do just that.”

Meet by CWT M&E is fully secure. Users must log on using an email address that is matched to a meeting in the CWT Meetings & Events’ database.

Notes to editors

A full list of Meet by CWT M&E’s existing functionalities:
• View and control all meeting details in one place; all meetings in CWT Meetings & Events systems are integrated in the app;
• Name, location and address of the meeting;
• Name and contact information of the meeting owner for you to reach if needed;
• Meeting delegates names and contact details will help you keep in touch;
• The meeting agenda to keep you on track;
• QR code functionality when you need to add an open meeting.

Useful link: CWT Meetings & Events’ Pernilla Andrén: Mobile apps in meetings and events 

About CWT Meetings & Events
CWT Meetings & Events
is the meetings & events division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel business portfolio, the world’s leading business travel and meetings management company.

CWT Meetings & Events
is where ideas meet results. We are a global, full-service meetings and events agency with unparalleled experience, providing innovative, effective end-to-end strategic meetings and event management. With over 1,400 event specialists across over 68 countries, our expert local knowledge is backed up by our global resources.

We are driving industry-leading innovation in strategic meetings management and delivering over 35,000 creative, high-quality events for customers from all industry sectors each year. Our creative know-how helps us to deliver events with creative and innovative venue sourcing, while with our logistics expertise, we help clients with group travel, compliance, logistics, and at the same time save them money.

For more information about CWT Meetings & Events, please visit our website or follow us on Twitter.

Media Contacts

Chloe Couchman or Carrie-Ann Cooper
CWT Global

+44 (0)203 353 1497/1110 (office)
+44 (0)7767 418 834 / +44 (0)7785 458 884 (mobile)
ccouchman@carlsonwagonlit.com / ccooper@carlsonwagonlit.com

Pernilla Andrén
CWT Meetings & Events
Nordic
Tel: 076-777 98 80
pernilla.andren@cwt-me.com

Nina Bostedt
CWT Nordics
Tel: 073- 060 10 26
nbostedt@carlsonwagonlit.se