HIP Network, won PCMA’s first-ever “Shark Tank”-style event technology pitch competition on Tuesday, January 10 in Austin, Texas. First-place honors were bestowed for its newly launched ShowScore™ Business Intelligence Platform and Reporting Standard. In winning, HIP Network beat out content-management apps, event check-in tech and social customizations. HIP Network’s Founder & CEO Dan Sherman successfully demonstrated the technology to a veteran group of industry judges, which included Jim Kelley from PRG, Dahlia El Gazzar from Dahlia+ Agency and Liz King from Liz King Events. The competition was part of Tech Central, an area of PCMA sponsored by Events DC, the official convention and sports authority, and Destination DC, the official destination marketing organization of the District of Columbia.
In addition to winning the event tech competition, HIP Network officially debuted ShowScore™ to 4,500 fellow industry colleagues at the 2017 PCMA Annual Convening Leaders Conference. ShowScore™ is the first SaaS Platform and Reporting Standard for event organizers, hotels, DMOs and service providers who seek guidance and deal-cycle transparency on core event analytics including: host destination direct economic impact, host venue compatibility, total room night demand, verified event history, event spend visibility and performance.
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