Ovation Global DMC in partnership with Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos and Zeus Consortium, announced the launch of the first-ever tech-themed after-work event, in the history of IMEX Techovation.
On May 15th, The Mantis Roofgarden opens its doors to welcome IMEX hosted buyers and key MICE decision-makers for a night of networking and surprises in this first edition of an exclusive event tech-themed event.
Guest will be invited to socialize and get informed about the latest advancements of technology in a unique setting under the venue’s covered roof. And that’s not all! All attendees will be invited to put on the ‘official juror’ hat on and determine the outcome of the 1st event tech elevator pitch contest, scheduled for later in the evening.
Building up on the success of the IMEX tech thread, Ovation Global DMC is thrilled to present four leading event tech startups who will be competing against each other to win the elevator pitch competition. To top it all off, one lucky guest will get the chance to win an amazing stay at a Hard Rock Hotel at a surprise destination!
Rutger Hoorn, Director of Global Sales, Ovation Global DMC, stated: “After a busy first day of IMEX Frankfurt, TechnOvation represents the perfect occasion to meet friends and colleagues and enjoy a drink while networking with the creators of the future of event tech. Our industry is changing and technology is already playing a major role in events, and it will become even more important. Ovation Global DMC evidently embraces the impact of tech in our industry and as global industry leaders we are very happy to join our forces with Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos to host this exclusive event with!”
Adding to this comment, Greg Naylor, Director of Worldwide Sales, Hard Rock International said: “What a great way to kick off one of the leading global MICE trade events of the year, IMEX Frankfurt! I am certain that our guests will join this event and experience first-hand what a great opportunity this is for networking, learning and having a lot of fun!”
Julian Jost, 2nd Chairman, ZEUS, added: “We are happy to see that the industry is stressing more and more on event tech. Together with like-minded start-ups as well as Ovation Global DMC and Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, we are thrilled to share an exciting evening full of networking, fun and tech talks.”