CompuSystems Extends Contracts with AACR, ACS, & HIMSS

LISLE, Ill. CompuSystems has signed renewal deals with several clients. The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the American College of Surgeons (ACS), and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), have all extended their multi-year contracts with CompuSystems.  

CompuSystems will provide registration, data analytics and lead retrieval services for each organization’s annual shows. This includes The AACR Annual Meeting through 2022, The ACS Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings through 2024, and HIMSS Global Health Conference and Exhibition through 2023. 

AACR is the world’s oldest and largest professional association related to cancer research. It attracts more than 21,000 attendees to The AACR Annual Meeting, which is considered the main forum to discuss cancer-related research, including population science and prevention, cancer biology, clinical studies, survivorship and advocacy.

The ACS Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings is a major national meeting for otolaryngologists head and neck surgeons and draws about 1,700 attendees to its annual event. It serves as the premier educational and technology forum for otolaryngology specialists to improve and expand their knowledge and skills, thereby enhancing the quality of patient care.

HIMSS Global Health Conference and Exhibition is the leading health information and technology conference, bringing together nearly 45,000 professionals from more than 90 countries for education,  innovation, and collaboration related to health information and technology.

“We’re very excited and pleased to announce these renewals,” CompuSystems President Chris Williams said. “AACR, ACS, and HIMSS have all been excellent partners with us over the years and we’re happy to keep the relationship moving forward.”

 


About the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, collaboration, funding, and advocacy. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world. For more information on AACR please visit www.aacr.org.

About the American College of Surgeons (ACS)

The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for all surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 82,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information on ACS please visit www.facs.org.

About the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. For more information on HIMSS please visit www.himss.org.

About CompuSystems

CompuSystems is a leading provider of registration, data management, data analytics and lead retrieval services. Our mission is to help event organizers, exhibitors and attendees achieve the most successful trade show experience possible. 


SVS, AUA Renew with CompuSystems

Downers Grove, Ill. – The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and the American Urological Association (AUA) have renewed their contracts with CompuSystems. SVS has renewed through 2026, and AUA has renewed through 2023. 

As part of these multi-year contract renewals, CompuSystems will provide registration, data analytics, and lead retrieval services for each organization’s annual shows. The Vascular Annual Meeting is a 3-day event that brings together vascular surgeons and other health care professionals, medical residents, and allies of the industry. The AUA Annual Meeting is in its 115th year of bringing together the global community of urologists and urologic health care professionals. 

“CompuSystems has partnered with SVS since 2005 and with AUA since 2008, and both are valued partners of ours,” CompuSystems President Chris Williams said. “We’re dedicated to building upon these relationships by continuing to provide best-in-class customer service. Renewals like these are a testament to our team’s innovative efforts.”

 


About the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is a not-for-profit professional medical society, composed primarily of vascular surgeons, that seeks to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research and public awareness. SVS is the national advocate for more than 5,800 specialty-trained vascular surgeons and other medical professionals who are dedicated to the prevention and cure of vascular disease. For more information visit www.vascular.org.

About the American Urological Association (AUA)

Founded in 1902, the AUA is a premier urologic association, providing invaluable support to the urologic community. Their mission is to promote the highest standards of urological clinical care through education, research and the formulation of health care policy. For more information visit www.auanet.org.

About CompuSystems

CompuSystems is a leading provider of registration, data management, data analytics and lead retrieval services. Our mission is to help event organizers, exhibitors and attendees achieve the most successful trade show experience possible. 


CompuSystems Launches Contactless Safe Event Plan

Downers Grove, Ill., – CompuSystems, Inc. introduces a Contactless Safe Event Plan for in-person trade shows in response to new health and safety restrictions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.  The plan was developed with the goal in mind to provide completely safe and contactless registration and lead retrieval solutions that support social distancing.

The Contactless Safe Event Plan, based on the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is broken down into the following categories: corporate office health and safety, onsite health and safety, and contactless solutions.

Corporate Office and Onsite Health & Safety Standards and Protocols – The plan includes extensive staff training, infectious disease screening and case reporting protocols, enhanced cleaning and sanitizing practices, the usage of personal protective equipment (PPE) by staff members, and other safety precautions.

Contactless Registration Solutions – Services to enable social distancing and safe interactions with CompuSystems’s registration systems and staff throughout the process. Includes options for registrants to:

  • Add a personalized virtual badge to their Apple Wallet or Google Pay account that can be used for entrance tracking, session tracking, and lead retrieval purposes
  • Print their name tag at their office or home prior to leaving for the event to eliminate or dramatically reduce foot-traffic in the registration areas
  • Print their name tag while onsite using contactless printers – they just enter a printer station code into their smartphone and collect their name tag from the printer

Contactless Lead Retrieval Solutions Products that give exhibitors the ability to capture sales leads from attendees while maintaining a safe distance from them. CompuSystems is featuring a new product, CompuLEAD Kiosk, that is a self-serve, contactless badge scanning system that exhibitors can place anywhere in their booth. Attendees can walk up to the kiosk and scan their virtual badge without having to touch it.  

“The safety of our employees, clients, and the registrants and exhibitors we serve is our top priority,” CompuSystems’ President Chris Williams said. “We took a deep dive into our offering and found creative ways to deliver registration and lead retrieval services under new and stricter safety parameters. We’re doing everything we can to help our clients re-open their events as quickly as possible.”

CompuSystems shifted to remote operations at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic and has remained completely operational as they explored go-forward strategies for the new normal of the trade show industry. 

 


About CompuSystems

CompuSystems is a leading provider of registration, data management, data analytics, and lead retrieval services. Our mission is to help event organizers achieve the best possible trade show experience. For more information about CompuSystems’ industry-leading services, please visit www.compusystems.com.


CompuSystems Expands Management Team

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.CompuSystems is excited to welcome several new additions to its senior management team.

Mark LoGiurato has joined the CompuSystems team as Chief Operating Officer. He will be responsible for daily operations as well as the sales, marketing, and account management departments. Mark has been in the trade show industry since the ‘90s and has held various senior executive roles in media and SaaS companies prior to joining CompuSystems, including Senior Vice President for Reed Exhibitions.


John Stuttard has joined as Head of Global Sales, responsible for all aspects of sales and business development. He has 23 years of experience in the trade show industry and has worked for many of the leading event organizers, including Reed Exhibitions, Advanstar, UBM (Informa), and Emerald Exhibitions. His experience is in delivering results through organic growth, new launches, regional and international events, and mergers and acquisitions.


Adam Forman has joined as Chief Technology Officer. He will lead all of the organization’s technical departments. He is responsible for outlining the company's technological vision, implementing technology strategies, and ensuring that the technological resources are aligned with the company's business needs. Adam has more than 20 years of extensive enterprise system architecture, engineering, and technical management along with executive leadership experience. He was previously Manager and Lead Engineering Principal for the Department of Defense (DoD) Biometric Interoperability and Standards Conformance Office and NATO Technical Architecture Advisor.


“We are thrilled to bring in Mark, John, and Adam for these executive roles,” said CompuSystems President Chris Williams. “All are industry veterans with decades of experience, and these strategic moves are essential to the growth of our business.”

In addition to these new hires, Kahle Williams has been named the Chief Marketing Officer, and his focus will be on aggressively expanding CompuSystems’ reach into new markets and branding new product offerings.

 


About CompuSystems

CompuSystems is a leading provider of registration, data management, data analytics and lead retrieval services. Our mission is to help event organizers, exhibitors and attendees achieve the most successful trade show experience possible.


CompuSystems Renews Partnership with HPBA

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) has renewed its contract with CompuSystems, which will provide registration, analytics and lead management services for its HPBExpo shows through 2022. HPBA represents and provides professional member services and industry support for manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and representatives for all types of fireplace, stove, heater, barbecue and outdoor living appliances and accessories. 

The largest indoor-outdoor living trade show in North America, HPBExpo draws more than 7,000 attendees and features approximately 400 leading hearth, patio and barbecue manufacturers and suppliers who exhibit and demonstrate their latest products and innovations in home heating solutions, grills and grilling accessories, fully equipped outdoor kitchens, casual patio furniture and outdoor accents, water and landscape features, all-weather entertainment products and more. 

“We are excited to continue our relationship with HPBA, which dates back to 2005,” CompuSystems President Chris Williams said. “Renewals like these are a testament to the CompuSystems team’s dedication to offering innovative products and best-in-class service to the success of each show.”


About The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) 

Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) is an international not-for-profit trade association first established in 1980 to represent and promote the interests of the hearth products industry in North America. In 2002, the Hearth Products Association (HPA) merged with the Barbecue Industry Association (BIA) to form HPBA. The association includes manufacturers, retailers, distributors, manufacturers’ representatives, service and installation firms and other companies and individuals – all having business interests in and related to the hearth, patio, and barbecue products industries. For more information on the activities of the HPBA, please visit HPBA.org.

About CompuSystems

CompuSystems is a leading provider of registration, data management, data analytics and lead retrieval services. Our mission is to help event organizers, exhibitors and attendees achieve the most successful trade show experience possible.


CompuSystems Adds Informa Show SupplySide West

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – CompuSystems was selected by Informa Exhibitions to provide registration, data analytics and lead retrieval for their 2019 SupplySide West show this October in Las Vegas. 

SupplySide West is the largest ingredients and supply chain expo in the world for the food, beverage, supplement and sports nutrition industries. The show connects manufacturers with a global range of ingredient suppliers and distributors, and it showcases more than 10,000 of the latest and most innovative ingredients and solutions on the market.

In 2019, SupplySide West earned Trade Show News Network’s (TSNN) award as one of the “Top 25 Fastest-growing Shows in Attendance” for having one of the fastest attendance growth rates between 2016 to 2018. In 2018, the show experienced an 8% growth rate from 2017 with more than 17,000 attendees and 1,300 exhibitors, setting a new record for SupplySide West’s then 22-year history. 

CompuSystems has serviced more TSNN 250 events than any other registration service provider in the exhibition industry. The addition of Informa’s SupplySide West, a TSNN 250 event, reaffirms CompuSystems’ status as an industry leader. 

“We’re thrilled to add SupplySide West to our ever-growing list of shows,” said Jen Mitchell, Senior Vice President of Sales and Service at CompuSystems. “We look forward to continuing our long-standing relationship with Informa Exhibitions by providing our unparalleled, world-class service, as we do for all of our clients.” 


About SupplySide West

Hosted by Informa Exhibitions, this annual tradeshow and conference was named to Trade Show News Network's list of top 250 trade shows in the United States. SupplySide West is all about the exploration, discovery, innovation and marketing strategy around the development of finished consumer goods that drive the global business economy.

 About Informa Exhibitions

SupplySide West is part of Informa's Global Exhibitions Division. With over 200 trade and consumer exhibitions annually, Informa Exhibitions is a global market leader in such end markets as Boating, Beauty, Construction & Real Estate, Life Sciences, Maritime, Health & Nutrition, Agriculture and Pop Culture. Through face to face and digital channels, its transaction-oriented exhibitions enable communities to engage, experience and do business. In doing so, Informa brings together people who want to buy and sell, network, do business and gain inspiration. Industry insight, coupled with an innovative and entrepreneurial approach, provides Informa Exhibitions customers and partners with the opportunity to create business advantage and access markets.

About CompuSystems

CompuSystems is a leading provider of registration, data management, data analytics and lead retrieval services. Our mission is to help event organizers, exhibitors and attendees achieve the most successful trade show experience possible. 


CompuSystems Signs Deal with Clarion Events North America

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – 

CompuSystems has reached a deal with Clarion Events North America to provide registration, analytics, and lead management services for nearly 30 shows annually through 2022.

One of the world’s leading events organizers, Clarion has been producing and delivering events since 1947. Its U.S. Division, Clarion Events North America, spans a number of product sectors. CompuSystems will be servicing shows in its Food and Beverage, Souvenir and Gift, Power and Energy, Apparel, and Gaming event portfolios, among others.

"CompuSystems has strong knowledge of event registration and lead management, which we believe will be greatly beneficial to our current and future customers,” said Greg Topalian, CEO of Clarion Events North America. “The partnership aligns well with our strategic focus for the U.S. market and will help us to provide personalized event experiences for our customers and more informed data-driven decisions for our organization.”

As part of this contract, CompuSystems will service many market-leading events, such as DistribuTECH International, FDIC International, and The Western Foodservice and Hospitality Expo.

“We are thrilled to have Clarion Events North America as a client,” said Jen Mitchell, SVP, Sales and Service at CompuSystems. “Our team is excited to have the opportunity to help Clarion deliver amazing event experiences to make their events the best they can be.”


About Clarion Events North America

Clarion Events North America Inc., a subsidiary of Clarion Events Limited, is one of the world’s leading independent event organizers, staging more than 200 events annually across the globe. More than 12,000 companies create custom events with Clarion each year and more than 700,000 people visit these events. From just 70 employees in one office in 2004, there are now more than 400 people working directly for Clarion Events from 13 offices in 10 different countries. To learn more, please visit www.clarionevents.com.

About CompuSystems

CompuSystems is a leading provider of registration, data management, data analytics and lead retrieval services. Our mission is to help event organizers, exhibitors and attendees achieve the most successful trade show experience possible.


CompuSystems Reaches Renewal Deal with SGIA

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – The Specialty Graphics Imaging Association (SGIA) has extended its contract with CompuSystems (CSI) it was announced today.

As part of the contract renewal, CompuSystems will provide registration, data analytics and lead retrieval services for a pair of SGIA shows -- PRINTING United and Graphics of the Americas.

SGIA has been valued client of ours for over five years,” CompuSystems President Chris Williams said. “We’re happy to extend and move the partnership forward. I know we’ll continue to provide them with first-class service and professionalism.”


About The Speciality Graphics Imaging Association
SGIA is a trade association for the leaders of the 21st Century printing industry. SGIA members are bold, driven, creative and riding a wave of technology and innovation. In addition to providing high-quality information and educational resources designed to help move the printing community forward, SGIA produces the leading trade shows PRINTING United (Dallas, October 23 - 25, 2019) and Graphics of the Americas (Miami, February 27 - 29, 2020).

About CompuSystems
CompuSystems is a leading provider of registration, data management, data analytics and lead retrieval services. Our mission is to help event organizers, exhibitors and attendees achieve the best possible trade show experience. For more information about CompuSystems’ industry-leading services, please visit www.compusystems.com.


CompuSystems Adds New Clients

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – Argentum and Marijuana Business Daily, a Division of Anne Holland Ventures, recently became CompuSystems’ (CSI) newest clients when both organizations signed on to new multi-year deals.

CSI will provide registration, data analytics and lead retrieval services for a total of five shows between the two organizations -- Argentum, MJBizConNEXT, MJBizConINTL, MJBizCon European Cannabis Symposium and MJBizCon Conference & Expo.

“I’m excited to welcome both of these organizations into the fold of valued CSI clients,” CompuSystems President Chris Williams said. “I’m grateful they have enlisted their trust in us, and I’m confident that we will exceed their expectations in all facets.”


About Argentum
Argentum is the leading national association exclusively dedicated to supporting companies operating professionally managed, resident-centered senior living communities and the older adults and families they serve. Argentum member companies operate senior living communities offering assisted living, independent living, continuing care, and memory care services to older adults and their families. Argentum’s work is driven by its membership. Since 1990, Argentum has advocated for choice, independence, dignity, and quality of life for all older adults.

About Marijuana Business Daily
As the leading business news information resource for the medical marijuana and retail cannabis industry, Marijuana Business Daily’s editors and reporters bring retailers, professional cultivators, infused product makers, ancillary service providers and finance professionals the information and networking they need to flourish within the cannabis industry. In addition to the MJBizDaily newsletter, MJBizDaily Canada, hemp industry reports, and the monthly Marijuana Business Magazine, Marijuana Business Daily also serves as producer and host of the world’s largest family of B2B trade shows for the cannabis industry, MJBizCon. Recent recognition and awards include Trade Show Executive’s Fastest 50, The Inc. 500 and Folio Magazine’s Women in Media. Marijuana Business Daily is also a proud member of the Associated Press.

About CompuSystems
CompuSystems is a leading provider of registration, data management, data analytics and lead retrieval services. Our mission is to help event organizers, exhibitors and attendees achieve the best possible trade show experience. For more information about CompuSystems’ industry-leading services, please visit www.compusystems.com.

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Clients Renew Services with CompuSystems

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) have both extended their contracts with CompuSystems (CSI).

As part of the contract renewals, CompuSystems will provide registration, data analytics and lead retrieval services for a pair of shows held each fall -- Plastic Surgery The Meeting (ASPS) and ASBMR Annual Meeting.

“Announcing client renewals is very important as it shows we are doing things the right way,” CompuSystems President Chris Williams said. “We’re very happy to extend these deals and continue our partnership with ASPS and ASBMR.”


About The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the world's largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons. Representing more than 8,000 Member Surgeons, the Society is recognized as a leading authority and information source on aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. ASPS comprises more than 93 percent of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States. Founded in 1931, the Society represents physicians certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery or The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. ASPS advances quality care to plastic surgery patients by encouraging high standards of training, ethics, physician practice and research in plastic surgery.

About The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) is the leading professional, scientific and medical society established to bring together clinical and experimental scientists involved in the study of bone, mineral and musculoskeletal research. ASBMR encourages and promotes the study of this expanding field through annual scientific meetings, an official journal (Journal of Bone and Mineral Research®), the Primer on Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, advocacy and interaction with government agencies and related societies.

About CompuSystems
CompuSystems is a leading provider of registration, data management, data analytics and lead retrieval services. Our mission is to help event organizers, exhibitors and attendees achieve the best possible trade show experience. For more information about CompuSystems’ industry-leading services, please visit www.compusystems.com.

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