FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Wendy Woods
Phone: 410-740-9200 ext 100
a2zShow and Salesforce.com chosen by J. Spargo & Associates as the New Exposition Sales & Management Technology Platform
Fairfax, VA – March 31,
2006 – – J. Spargo &
Associates, a leading provider of housing, registration, lead management,
exposition sales & management, and meeting logistics services for the
conference and exposition industries, has chosen a2Sshow and Salesforce.com to
enhance it’s Exposition Sales & Management services.
“Together with Salesforce.com, a2zShow
provides our Exhibit Sales & Management team with a robust solution to
innovate the space sales process from prospect to invoice,” said James Spargo,
Senior Vice President. “To be a leader in this industry you not only need
to invest in your people, but in technology as well. An improved process
gives us the potential to increase booth sales for our clients, while providing
a better experience for the exhibitor.”
By using a2zShow, the exhibitor will be
able to signup for booth space online, manage their virtual booth, select
sponsorship packages, and much more at their convenience. Also, with its
online floor plan, exhibitor search features, matchmaking capabilities and other
online tools, the attendee will be able to quickly find the exhibitors that
match their requirements. The entire process will improve sales between
the buyer and seller which is a key goal of J. Spargo &
“J. Spargo & Associates has been a
progressive leader in the industry for over 30 years, and we are excited
about their decision to go with a2zShow. It gives both them and their
clients a comprehensive, online, real-time solution with all the
state-of-the-art technical tools and flexibility they will need over the next
ten years to respond to new exhibitor and attendee requirements, and the rapidly
changing event marketing and management environment overall,” said Michael
Hatch, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales.
JS&A expects the transition to the new
software to be completed by spring 2007.
offers reliable, affordable,
online, real-time tools for managing and marketing conferences, exhibitions,
conventions, seminars, expositions and trade shows. Its fail-safe, user-friendly
event management software requires minimal technical expertise and is used by
hundreds of organizations of virtually every size, scope and industry -
including dozens of the Top 200 expos in the United States.
Salesforce.com is the worldwide leader in on-demand customer
relationship management (CRM) services. More companies trust their vital
customer and sales data to salesforce.com than any other CRM company in the world.
About J. Spargo & Associates, Inc.
Since 1973, J. Spargo
& Associates has been a leading provider of registration, lead management,
housing, exposition sales & management and meeting planning services for the
tradeshow, exposition and conference industries. J. Spargo & Associates is
headquartered in Fairfax, VA. For additional information, visit www.jspargo.com.
Contact: James Spargo, 703-631-6200 or firstname.lastname@example.org