Blitz and Glisser join forces to drive audience engagement
Blitz, a GES company, today announced a strategic alliance with Glisser, the award-winning audience engagement and event analytics platform.
Tom Dally, September 18, 2018
Glisser, based in London and New York, and Blitz, the technical event production arm of global events company GES, will collaborate on delivering a world-class audience participation and engagement solution to the extensive Blitz client base.
Blitz has a longstanding reputation for technical innovation and has already successfully deployed Glisser’s complete audience participation platform – including live slide sharing, integrated live polling, audience Q&A, and social media walls – for a number of high profile customers. This agreement will see Glisser’s audience engagement and analytics solution delivered and managed by Blitz’s in-house team of technical experts.
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Mike Piddock, Glisser’s founder and CEO, commented, “We’ve worked with the Blitz team at numerous events since we launched three years ago, and have always been impressed with both their professionalism and appreciation of the role of technology. It’s great to be able to cement those working relationships into something bigger and more strategic.”
Graham Pope, group commercial director, Blitz, added: “Our technical production experts are true ‘event tech’ pioneers and we are delighted to add Glisser’s impressive capabilities to our customer offer. Driving audience engagement is central to the ambitions of our clients and we are excited to work with a partner that will help us bring even more dynamism to the live event experience.”
About Blitz, a GES company
Blitz, a GES company, is a full service technical production company providing creative excellence and technical expertise for some of the world’s greatest live events; from awards ceremonies, product launches and conferences, to immersive brand experiences, road shows and exhibitions.
Blitz is the sole onsite technical production partner in venues across the UK including ExCeL, The NEC, Olympia London, Manchester Central and The Brewery. In addition, Blitz is the preferred supplier at a number of prestigious London venues such as, The Science Museum, The Saatchi Gallery and The Design Museum.
At the forefront of technology, Blitz has pioneered the development of bespoke technical event solutions, including RFID badging systems, digital signage, web streaming and bespoke software applications.
Blitz is part of GES, a leading global full-service event partner.
With a plethora of new marketing tools and techniques to reach potential customers and generate leads, you might be asking yourself whether you still need to exhibit at a large scale, expensive and resource-intensive events? This will be a familiar question for many start-ups and scale-ups, as conferences have a tendency to take over in the run-up to the event. Are resources not better used elsewhere?