ExhibitForce began development in 2001 and is a flexible portal for information management and communications. The result is more than 30% of Fortune 500 Companies worldwide trust ExhibitForce to help them drive measurable results.
ASSET MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY
Introduced in 2002, The Project Basic version required no tradeshow software and was used primarily by exhibit companies/suppliers. The powerful web-based exhibit and event application offered centralized management of tradeshow assets and streamlined work process coupled with client interaction anywhere, anytime, all in a secure environment.
EVENT MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY
In 2006 ExhibitForce’s award winning Professional Event Management application allowed clients to manage one event or 1,500 events. It kept track of inventory, staffing, task management, budgeting, and reporting all in real-time. With Cloud computing, ExhibitForce took disjointed processes managed with file folders and support staff and provided an application that worked to seamlessly integrate the exhibit planning and management process.
Maximizing the power of survey technology and Key Performance Indicators, S.M.A.R.T. Technology was introduced in 2007. The date-driven technology automated processes and provided users with tools that weighed responses based upon a point-driven system. This point-driven system -S.M.A.R.T. Star-- delivered comprehensive, actionable, results which, ultimately, measured an event’s bottom-line impact.
Developed for the industry, by the industry, award-winning Project Premium was unveiled in 2010. Delivering a dynamic, flexible cloud-based application that could simplify, streamline and support the exhibit professionals internal project management and workflow processes, Project Premium effectively connected all aspects of a project. Estimating, approval, proposals, project blogs, project timelines, and all necessary processes were integrated resulting in increased productivity for all key departments and project leaders involved.
In 2012, ExhibitForce introduced Media Suite. This technology allowed exhibitors to create custom surveys -- in advance or on the fly -- to deliver specific digital media content, direct to their booth visitor’s e-mail, thereby eliminating the need to distribute cumbersome trade show literature. With the paperless delivery of digital content, exhibit managers and booth staffers could engage and captivate attendees, with an interactive, real-time touch screen.
With globally dispersed sales teams in an increasingly mobile world, Sales Station was introduced to the market in 2013 and offered powerful, ready-to-access freshly branded content and collateral, keeping sales teams in the know, anytime from anywhere.
The mobile apps for ExhibitForce (iOS, Android) and Media Suite (iPad) transformed the way exhibit professionals managed and executed their tradeshow and event strategies. Introduced in 2014, mobile apps allowed access to the information users needed when they needed it. All tradeshow details were now available in the palm of your hand. Tasks, Schedules, Staffing, Inventory and Shipping Information became readily available- and much more.
Saving users the burden and expense of dedicated barcode scanners, ExhibitForce’s AssetTracker App allows users to manage their warehouse logistics by scanning in shipments from any iOS mobile phone or tablet.
Launched in 2018, OneView gives unprecedented clarity to brand managers by housing all vendor information and inventory in a single platform. Powered by ef Event Suite, OneView is fully integrated so that brand managers can access all of their preferred vendors in a single hub, and vendors can manage their inventory, view a shared events calendar, and respond to their clients’ needs faster.
Launched in 2019, Production Queues gives exhibit houses, agencies, and other Industry suppliers the ability to customize their processes so they can analyze and view the completion stages of individual projects or production as a whole in real-time. The user can also see the workload per group, project, or device in order to forecast their labor and machinery/tools requirements.
Introduced in 2021, METRICS makes it quick and easy to define custom values with a range of field options including dropdown, option groups, multiple checkboxes, headers, separators, numeric value only, and more. As part of the launch, ExhibitForce will provide a sample list to help end users get started. By creating METRICS fields, marketing professionals can then generate METRICS formulas and save templates to import or display.
New in 2022, the EF TimeTracker app for iOS and Android was designed to track time efficiently and accurately within a user-friendly interface. With employees on the go and working remotely, it can be hard to count on antiquated systems to track project time. EF TimeTracker measures actual time while activities are taking place, boosting productivity and saving costs. Organizations can also use data from EF TimeTracker to project future resources.
ExhibitForce brings 20+ years of experience as event management professionals. Our core sales team is comprised of Certified Trade Show Marketers (“CTSM”) and mentors for candidates acquiring their accreditation. This enables us to incorporate current industry standards and trends into our applications. Most importantly, we consult with our clients to continually evolve our applications and set best practices and industry standards.
We’re proud members of EDPA, HCEA, and CTSM.
ExhibitForce is also the proud recipient of the EXHIBITOR Buyer's Choice Award for Professional Event Management, TS2's Premier Zone Breakthrough Award for Project Premium, E2MA's BEST Award in Exhibit Technology, and received Honorable Mention for the TSEA Exhibitors’ Choice Award in the category for Best Technology.