DALLAS – Sept. 5, 2012 – Freeman, the premier provider of integrated solutions for live engagements, today announced the launch of the industry’s first fully integrated technology platform: Freeman Technology Suite (FTS). This new offering brings together six proprietary interactive tools designed to make it easier for customers to collaborate with Freeman through the event planning process and improve the on-site experience at Freeman-produced events. The new FTS suite provides an easy-to-navigate hub where customers can access tools including:
Freeman Online – A program that offers access to important show information and a simple way to order products and services online, including two new features: copy to order and a proprietary interactive electrical grid.
Concierge Elite – A mobile application that brings the service desk to exhibitors and provides show management real-time visibility to move-in and move-out activities.
PlanTour – A Web-based tool to plan and identify locations where banners and signage may be displayed within facilities throughout North America.
ExhibitPlanner – An online collaboration tool that simplifies management of exhibit programs, properties and services.
Presentation Management – A program that streamlines the organization of electronic speaker materials at meetings, conferences and events.
Passport – A soon-to-be-released planning tool that brings together the former Champion’s Client Command Center (C3) and Freeman’s iPlanner+ to offer a cutting-edge customer collaboration tool.
“At Freeman we pride ourselves on industry-leading innovation that truly addresses the needs of customers,” said Joe Popolo, Freeman CEO. “The Freeman Technology Suite not only vividly highlights the breadth and depth of our interactive planning and design capabilities, it also offers our customers a simple, centralized hub to access the tools they currently use as well as complementary services that enhance the planning process.”
Freeman customers can begin using FTS tools immediately. For further information, contact your Freeman Account Representative.
Since 1927, Freeman has provided customers with comprehensive services for face-to-face marketing events including expositions, conventions, corporate events and exhibits. Headquartered in Dallas, with 70 offices in North America, Freeman produces more than 15,000 events annually, including 56% of the 250 largest U.S. trade shows. Freeman has the ability to assist customers in all aspects of the trade show process, from set-up to take-down and everything in between. An employee-owned company, Freeman places an emphasis on respect for people, providing unparalleled customer service. Freeman has received numerous awards for excellence in the trade show industry. For more information, visit www.freeman.com.