Uncategorized Groupize to Show Innovations at GBTA Convention in San Diego

Attendees and media invited to meet with award-winning meetings technology leader exhibiting at world’s largest annual business travel event – booth #419


Attendees at this year’s GBTA Convention in San Diego will be introduced to the latest innovations from Groupize, the award-winning leader in simple meetings and events technology with their end-to-end platform powering top TMC’s, third parties, Fortune 500 Corporations and SMB’s. Attendees and media are invited to come by booth #419 to meet with the Groupize team and view live demos.

“We have been heavily investing in our platform and GBTA provides us with a great opportunity to share the exciting things we’re developing in the meetings technology space,” explains Charles de Gaspe Beaubien, CEO of Groupize. ” We commit 100% of our time and energy focusing on simplifying meetings and events and are proud to be leading the evolution of the category classification from small to simple.  We are setting out to solve the most significant problems in our industry and are looking forward to introducing all of our latest game-changing solutions to the global travel community.”  de Gaspe Beaubien was recently appointed to the GBTA Meetings Committee.

Groupize will be showcasing some of their most recent advancements including:

  • New all in one platform: Thanks to the March 2018 launch of an entirely new and improved version of sourcing that includes a company meetings portal powered by a “Simplicity Index” you can now move from Sourcing to creating a Registration Site in just one click.
  • New Expert Assist: Groupize adds a third sourcing workflow to the solution, adding Expert Assisted sourcing to the self-serve and full-serve options. Expert Assist allows the corporation to maximize their existing professional meetings resources who can efficiently offer additional support to their meeting owners such as negotiating, contracting, comparing, supply chain optimization, approvals, budgets, tracking savings, reconciliation, registration sites and rooming list management, all in the same platform and at a click of a button.
  • Exclusive SAP Concur Functionality: Groupize is the only meetings technology leveraging the SAP Concur Profile & Itinerary functionality and the Third Party Registration Module. Extend your investment in SAP Concur by integrating events, meetings, and groups for profile and non-profile travelers.
  • Powerful Network of Partners: As the preferred strategic solution for over 40 Preferred agency partners, Groupize bridges the gap between transient travel and complex meetings to help increase savings, improve duty of care and mitigate risk by bringing more spend into managed travel programs.

Groupize is the only easy to use, enterprise solution for simple meetings which includes a direct booking engine for sleeping rooms, ebids for meetings and extended stays, attendee registration, housing management, instant blocks for projects and engagements, air management, GDS integration, and Duty of Care and SAP Concur integrations. The platform empowers corporations to define up to three workflows for a simple meeting vs. a complex meeting. The company works with a growing list of Fortune 500 brands, is licensed by leading TMCs and third parties to support simple meetings better and is on track to work with 75 agencies by year end. Recent awards include Business Travel News 2017 Most Influential, Skift 2018 Corporate Innovators, Meetings & Conventions 2018 Top 10 Meetings Innovations of the Year.

GBTA  is the largest annual gathering of business travel professionals in the world and takes place August 11-15 at the San Diego Convention Center. Attendees are invited to join the simple meeting & event revolution and meet with Groupize at GBTA to see the latest technologies in action.

To learn more and request a demo, please visit groupize.com.


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