New functionalities drive attendee engagement and add value for American Express Meetings & Events clients

NEW YORK (Feb. 11, 2019)American Express Meetings & Events , a division of American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), today announced the renewal of its partnership with DoubleDutch, a leading provider of event technology. DoubleDutch supports American Express Meetings & Events with mobile attendee experience solutions for clients with mature and robust meetings & events programs.

DoubleDutch’s event management platform transforms live events by creating captivating attendee experiences that foster authentic human connection and generate valuable insights. Incorporated into the renewal agreement, DoubleDutch engagement data is now available within Meetings Insights, a centralized data platform for American Express Meetings & Events.  The result is rich insights and reporting around individual events as well as across an entire meetings program.

Additionally, the renewed agreement now integrates travel data into event apps to create a one-stop shop for attendees traveling to their event, providing a more seamless and integrated attendee experience. As DoubleDutch continues to expand upon its already feature-rich platform, clients also continue to benefit from new features, including personalized content for attendees, safety check prompts and advanced surveys.

“Our clients trust us to find partners that help enhance the attendee experience,” said Linda McNairy, Global Vice President, American Express Meetings & Events. “DoubleDutch apps have delivered on engaging and energizing attendees for our clients, and we’re happy to have not only renewed but enriched our relationship with them.”

As a part of the Meetings MarketplaceTM, DoubleDutch has been vetted against American Express Meetings & Events’ standards for finance, compliance and security.

To learn more about American Express Meetings & Events’ Meetings Marketplace and partnerships, read here.

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About American Express Global Business Travel

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is the world’s leading business partner for managed travel. We help companies and employees prosper by making sure travelers are present where and when it matters. We keep global business moving with the powerful backing of 16,000 travel professionals in more than 140 countries. Companies of all sizes, and in all places, rely on GBT to provide travel management services, organize meetings and events, and deliver business travel consulting.

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About American Express Meetings & Events

American Express Meetings & Events, a division of American Express Global Business Travel, offers longstanding experience, expertise and leading capabilities spanning program implementation to budget optimization in order to deliver powerful meetings and events experiences for clients. The global team is focused on meetings and events sourcing, planning, contract negotiations, budgeting, expense management, reporting, and benchmarking, combined with strategic counsel and integration of leading technology. This end-to-end approach focuses on creating visibility, driving savings, and enabling effective meeting experiences.

With more than 50 years in the industry and presence in more than 100 countries, American Express Meetings & Events is uniquely positioned to manage meetings and events locally, regionally, internationally, and across the globe. The company’s broad capabilities meet the full spectrum of clients’ meetings and events’ needs. In 2017, GBT acquired events management agency, Banks Sadler. In 2018 GBT acquired travel management company, HRG, including its meetings and events division.

American Express Meetings & Events has been named for nine years consequently to Meetings Net’s “CMI 25” list,[1] an annual directory of the largest and most influential full-service meeting and incentive travel management companies focused on the US corporate meetings and incentives industry.  To learn more about the services offered by American Express Meetings & Events, visit: https://www.amexglobalbusinesstravel.com/meetings-and-events/.

 

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[1] MeetingsNet’s Annual CMI 25 List, https://www.meetingsnet.com/cmi-25.