Penton Kicks Off The Special Event 2015 Webinar Series with Discussion Led by World-Renowned App Developer

Live Webinar on Wednesday, June 25 at 2:00 p.m. EST

Jun 18, 2014, 09:00 ET from Penton

STAMFORD, Conn., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President & CEO of Sherpa RTLS Solutions Inc. Jacques Racine, is slated to kick off Penton's The Special Event 2015 free Webinar series by unraveling the confusing web of event app options that Webinar attendees often face. Equipped with deep experience as an app developer, Racine will approach these issues from a refreshingly realistic perspective.

Webinar Features a Trio of Industry Giants:

Speaker & Sponsor: Sherpa RTLS Solutions
Sherpa Solutions was founded in 2009 by industry veteran of 25 years, Jacques Racine, and is a leading developer of mobile applications for the tradeshow and exhibition sector. Sherpa Solutions has proven its ability to develop meaningful applications with its ActivTouch app that has been awarded the prestigious EIBTM Worldwide Technology Watch award. In 2012, Sherpa was also recognized as one of the most innovative companies in the meeting industry.

With a staff of 35, Sherpa is actively involved in over 150 events in six countries. In May 2014 Sherpa launched its unique geolocation solution, providing it at the National Hardware show as well as JCK.

Sponsor: Eventbrite
Eventbrite is today's fastest-growing marketplace for organizing events and discovering live experiences. Eventbrite empowers anyone to plan, promote, and sell out any event, and makes it easy for everyone to discover events and share their excitement with their online communities. Since 2006, Eventbrite has hosted millions of events, processing 170 million tickets worldwide and $2B in gross ticket sales. 

Moderator: Lisa Hurley, Editor Special Events
Special Events is the oldest and most prestigious publication in special events, offering a print and digital magazine, weekly e-newsletter and a website. Special Events also conducts the Gala Awards that recognizes outstanding event work from throughout the world.

About Penton
Penton is a leading professional information services company that engages and informs millions of professionals every day, helping them grow and solve their most critical business challenges. As a provider of critical workflow solutions and insightful content, marketing services and networking, Penton helps businesses do business in five core growth markets: agriculture, transportation, natural products/food, infrastructure, and industrial design/manufacturing.

Penton is a growth company with a track-record of strong performance and success and is backed by its co-owners: MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.

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