FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 8th, 2009
Carlsbad, CA - Mingle360 is one of eight companies that won Trade Show Executive’s 7th Annual Innovation Awards for new products and services that will improve the efficiency and productivity of trade shows. Mingle360 was singled out by the judges for “improving the way attendees connect with others in an easy, fast and secure manner without lugging around a briefcase full of business cards.” Trade Show Executive called it “one-minute networking taken to the extreme.”
“This award is further proof that MingleSticks are revolutionizing the way people connect at trade shows,” says Dan Coffing, CEO of Mingle360. “The MingleStick technology is a significant improvement over business cards and our service provides show organizers with sponsorship opportunities and exhibitors with an easier way to perform lead retrieval. Attendees, exhibitors, and show organizers all benefit from the Mingle360 solution.”
The MingleStick technology can be used at events ranging from hundreds to 100,000+ attendees. The simplicity of the networking device with its one-click button makes the MingleStick easy and fun to use. The MingleStick is a great conversation starter and ice breaker and helps facilitate networking at trade shows, conventions, business meetings, festivals, social events, etc.
“We are extremely pleased to honor innovators such as Mingle 360 that defy conventional thinking and move the trade show industry forward,” says Darlene Gudea, VP/Publisher & Editor of Trade Show Executive. “Their technology can change the way attendees and exhibitors network with each other. We also can envision their solution making business cards a thing of the past,” she said. ”Mingle360 now joins an elite group of innovators in 2009 who succeeded despite challenging economic times and becomes one of only 50 companies to earn this distinction in the past six years.”
Offered as a service to event organizers, the Mingle360 solution greatly enhances attendee networking at the event, surpassing business cards with up to date contact information and even facial recognition. It creates 'buzz' and excitement at the event and helps differentiate the organization from the competition. For more information, please contact Mingle360 at 703-425-0402, or by clicking here.