FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Lauren Rattican
Marketing & Communications Manager
TMA Resources, Inc.
Senior VP of Marketing and Sales
TMA Resources and a2z, Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership
VIENNA, Va. (Tuesday, September 4, 2007) – TMA Resources, a leading provider of association management software and a2z, Inc., an event management and marketing software provider, today announced a new strategic partnership. This partnership will provide TMA Resources’ customers with an opportunity to integrate the Personify’s Suite with a2z’s event and exhibition management software.
The new integration will allow TMA Resources’ customers to share exhibit booth registrations, customer information, and financial data between Personify and a2z, Inc.’s products. The integration also will provide organizations’ conference exhibitors with a seamless process for selecting and purchasing booth space online. The a2z suite of products gives exhibitors a user-friendly and interactive interface for selecting booth space via the Web. All exhibitor booth purchases can be sent to Personify for invoicing and financial tracking — allowing TMA Resources customers to keep track of all of their member, exhibitor, and sponsor information in a single system.
“This integration will help TMA Resources customers streamline back office business processes and improve member and exhibitor relations via the Web, said Edi Dor, TMA Resources, CEO & President. He continued, “We are pleased to be partnering with a2z, Inc., a known leader in the field that consistently helps organizations increase event planning efficiencies and accelerate booth sales.”
a2z, Inc. offers several products to support organizations in event planning and marketing, including:
- a2zShow: An enterprise-level event management software solution that contains a full suite of tools required to manage and market expositions, conferences, and seminars.
- a2zShowEZ: Offers a2z’s most popular Web site, exposition and conference management tools, including attendee planning tools and online marketing options for exhibitors.
- a2zFlooorPlan: Offers real-time floor plan management and booth sales automation.
- a2zNetZone: A powerful online matchmaking, networking, and appointment scheduling program for conferences and expositions.
Rajiv Jain, a2z, Inc. President said, ‘The combination of a2z, Inc., a leader in exposition & conference management software, and TMA Resources collectively working to elevate the efficacy of our software solutions to our clients is extremely refreshing and exciting. I eagerly look forward to our two companies forging new levels of customer satisfaction.’
a2z, Inc.: a2z’s powerful software suite accelerates booth sales and improves connectivity with membership, CRM, and financial databases. Features include online floor plans, event Web sites, abstract/speaker management, matchmaking, personalization tools, analytics, etc. Inc. Magazine ranked a2z, Inc. No. 1,870 nationwide on its first-ever Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country with three-year sales growth of 194.8%. a2z was also ranked No. 20 in the Baltimore metro region. For more information, visit www.a2zinc.net.
TMA Resources, Inc.: Headquartered in Vienna, Va., TMA Resources, Inc. and its team of highly skilled professionals produce member relationship software solutions. Clients include many of the most prestigious professional societies, trade associations, labor unions, and other member-centric organizations in the United States and overseas. TMA Resources was named #322 on the 2006 Software 500 listing and is listed as one of the largest technology employers in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area by the Washington Business Journal. For more information about the company, visit www.tmaresources.com.