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 April 22, 2014
AlliedPRA Partners With Pow Wow Smart

 Pow Wow Smart announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with global event leader and destination management company, AlliedPRA. AlliedPRA teams and offices all across North America will utilize Pow Wow Smart's cloud based technology for all of their events requiring group ground transportation. The first seven offices using Pow Wow Smart are Atlanta, Dallas/Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Northern California and Orange County. Pow Wow Smart is excited to be expanding in these markets and providing its services and powerful meeting technology to this very important network!

"Allied PRA prides itself on setting the global standard for professional Destination Management, leveraging our long-established talent and proven experience to design and deliver exclusive and unique group programs to clients around the world" said Denise Dornfeld, President, AlliedPRA North America.

"The Pow Wow technology allows us to increase our service offerings and response times, while reducing operating costs. By automating manifest management we are now able to better allocate our resources and focus on the finer details of each event."

"We are excited to partner with the AlliedPRA team. They understand their clients' needs and that operational efficiency is a competitive advantage," said Evan Michaels, CEO of Pow Wow Smart. "Leveraging our platform, AlliedPRA can offer ground transportation options and price points for ever-changing client requirements. We appreciate their commitment to their clients and their drive to adopt new technology."

AlliedPRA

AlliedPRA redefines destination management by working in partnership with clients to create lasting experiences, to maximize returns on objectives and to guarantee peace of mind using its global reach, local expertise and solutions-oriented approach.

For over four decades, AlliedPRA has lead the global DMC market serving hundreds of destinations across multiple continents, including the US, Europe, United Arab Emirates, and Latin America. So no matter where your next destination, AlliedPRA has an entire team ready to help you experience it your way. With AlliedPRA, you have a partner who travels with you from the start, who understands every important aspect of your world, and who is dedicated to flawless execution leading to overwhelming success.

Founded in 1981, AlliedPRA is a leading global destination management and event planning company with a reach across three continents, 7 countries and over 100 destinations, serving the most respected companies in every major industry sector. AlliedPRA offers clients the same unsurpassed quality from one AlliedPRA office and destination to the next. AlliedPRA offices provide the full spectrum of destination management services ranging from unique special events to complex transportation solutions, team building programs, sightseeing tours, meetings, incentives, conventions, and events.

www.AlliedPRA.com

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Pow Wow Smart

Pow Wow Smart helps corporations, DMCs and ground companies save time and money on ground transportation for meetings. Our powerful technology automates the ground transportation process and allows you to create cost-saving scenarios with a click of the mouse. Pow Wow Smart helps meeting planners automate the ground transportation planning and procurement process. Customers report saving 60% to 80% of their manifest management time. Our solution verifies and helps you correct manifest data. It allows you to automatically group attendees by parameters that you can set and manipulate to create various cost scenarios.

Customers also report saving 20% to 30% on group transportation costs. By manipulating options within the system, planners can precisely balance personalized service with the most efficient use of transportation options and cost savings. Our solution integrates with airline systems to help identify erroneous flight information. It also integrates with ground transportation systems to eliminate the need to send a new spreadsheet for each individual itinerary change. These connections improve accuracy by reducing data entry mistakes.

www.powwowsmart.com

@PowWowSmart