Mobile product: MobileEvent
Vancouver, British Columbia
Company founded: 2006
Mobile product launched: 2007
Contact: Zain Rafique, inside sales representative
Clients: World Economic Forum, Hilton Worldwide Owners Meeting (iPad), Association of Corporate Travel Executives, National Business Travel Association, Meeting Professionals International, Sundance Film Festival, Prudential, Salesforce.com
Total number of meetings mobilized as of October 2010: 45
Company differential: QuickMobile creates full-featured native applications for iPhone, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry devices as well as mobile-optimized Web sites. The company’s QuickStart Platform allows meeting organizers to update many of an app’s components in real-time, including a “What’s on Now” feature, surveys, sponsorships, integrated social networks, and more. The company has also developed mobile applications for association membership (MobileMembership) and convention bureaus (MobileGuide). In addition to offices in Vancouver and Ottawa, the company opened a London office in May 2010.