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 November 20, 2014
Centium Software, Publishers of EventsAIR, Becomes Technology Partner For IAPCO

 IAPCO and Centium Software announced on 19 November that they will be joining forces with IAPCO as their 2015 Technology Partner.

According to Trevor Gardiner, CEO of Centium Software, the partnership will focus on education and exposure to cutting-edge and new approaches to meetings technology, systems and analytics. "We are looking forward to a great working relationship with IAPCO," Mr. Gardiner said. "This organisation has always been at the forefront of promoting the meetings industry and education across all spectrums and audiences."

"We are looking forward to an outstanding 2015 partnering with Centium Software," commented Sarah Storie-Pugh, IAPCO's Executive Director. "Their commitment to the industry is well known and we believe our membership will greatly benefit from this new relationship." IAPCO is a global organization with members in more than 40 countries around the world. IAPCO members represent 100s of organisations and thousands of employees working on professional events and conferences in numerous countries and venues.

Alec Sonenthal, Manager of Strategic Business Development for Centium Software, said that the ability to share knowledge, technology and skills with industry leaders around the globe was one of the main reasons to join forces with IAPCO. "The global meetings industry thrives on education and technical advancement. Our entire team at Centium Software has always been committed to providing state-of-the-art technology to meeting planners, and we are thrilled to partner with IAPCO to further our ability to advance industry knowledge and education."

The announcement was made at EIBTM, the Global Meetings & Events Expo. "It is entirely appropriate for this announcement to be made at EIBTM where their Knowledge Programme and Innovation Zone encourage advancements in education and technology", concluded Sarah, "EventsAIR is a great new cutting-edge product."

IAPCO: Meeting Quality

The International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) was founded in 1968, is registered in Switzerland and represents today more than 114 professional organisers, meeting planners and managers of international and national congresses, conventions and special events from 40 countries. IAPCO members [2013] organise in excess of 6750 meetings annually, totalling some 2.718 million delegates and representing an economic impact in the region of 4.4 billion euros. IAPCO is committed to raising standards of service among its members and other sectors of the meetings industry. Today IAPCO membership offers a unique quality assurance, since entry into membership of IAPCO is by meeting strict criteria and by continuous quality assessment. The high quality standards are secured by means of continuing education and interaction with other professionals. The 'Wolfsberg' Annual Seminar, The Meetings MasterClass and the Annual Meeting & General Assembly of its members are the highlight events of IAPCO.


Centium Software

Centium Software offers EventsAIR, a cutting-edge end to end event management software platform used to manage any sized event. Built for the modern cloud and mobile first, the EventsAIR platform takes advantage of the Microsoft Azure platform to create a full SaaS offering which can accommodate the needs of any professional event organizer.

Centium Software's customers use EventsAIR to host event management services that span the globe. They are also using Microsoft Data Centers to host customer data and the application that runs the various events. To learn more about how Centium Software is revolutionizing the way technology is used in event planning software please visit

Centium Software develops innovative software systems for the meeting/events industry, landmark world events and the accommodation industry. For more than 25 years, the team has developed mission-critical management solutions that enhance productivity, lower labor costs and increase profitability.

We derive our solutions from decades of hands-on experience working in diverse industries. We recruit talented professionals from the technology and hospitality industries, and have assembled a seasoned team with more than 220 years of combined experience. Headquarter in Brisbane, Australia, Centium Software has offices around the globe.