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July 27, 2017 – etouches Recognized by SIIA as Best Event Management Solution

etouches Earns Prestigious Industry Recognition

NORWALK, Conn., July 27, 2017 – -etouches, a leading global provider of cloud event management software and sourcing solutions, has been named the best event management solution of 2017 in the 32nd annual SIIA CODiE Awards. CODiE Award recipients represent the companies producing the most innovative business technology products across the country and around the world.

“The events market is growing rapidly as more brands and organizations focus on providing experiential marketing and personalized experiences to prospects, customers, and employees,” said Chalva Tchkotoua, Chief Marketing Officer at etouches. “With the recent integration of Loopd, a bi-directional Bluetooth badging technology, etouches has developed an industry-first solution that supports every step of the event lifecycle. This provides event planners with the tools to enhance attendee engagement and satisfaction, providing measurable event ROI. We’re proud of this accomplishment and pleased to be recognized by the SIIA CODiE Awards for the second year in a row.”

etouches’ integrated state-of-the-art cloud platform brings together hotel and venue sourcing, event marketing and content, registration and logistics, engagement and mobile, and data analytics and ROI solutions. etouches employs a data- and analytics-driven focus to provide real-time insights, customer engagement, and smart solutions to more than 1,300 global customers including Lufthansa, Dell, IKEA, Volkswagen/Audi, Ticketmaster, BNP Paribas, National Australia Bank, Mary Kay, and Mazda. The company has offices in the US, UK, Belgium, Australia, Singapore, India, and United Arab Emirates.

“SIIA’s 2017 Business Technology CODiE Awards recognize the companies that are at the forefront of business innovation. These companies are shaping the future of how we conduct business, and it is truly an honor to recognize these products through the CODiE Awards,” said Ken Wasch, President, SIIA.

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced the full slate of CODiE winners during a special award ceremony in San Francisco on July 25.

The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry’s only peer-reviewed awards program. The first-round review of all nominees is conducted by software and business technology experts with considerable industry expertise, including members of the industry, analysts, media, bloggers, bankers, and investors. The scores from the expert judge review determine the finalists. SIIA members then vote on the finalist products, and the scores from both rounds are tabulated to select the winners. 60 awards were given this year for products and services developed specifically for B2B software, information, and media companies.

More information about the Awards is available at:

Details about the winning products can be found at

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services, and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence. For more information, visit

About etouches
etouches is a global leader in cloud based analytics and data driven end-to-end event management and venue sourcing solutions. The award-winning open source platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process, providing real-time data and analytics on event performance, customer engagement, and increasing measurable event ROI. Founded in 2008, etouches has assisted over 25,000 event professionals in planning, executing, and measuring their events. With a focus on event sourcing, registration, marketing, logistics, engagement, mobile, and data analytics, the company serves more than 1,300 customers including leading corporations, associations, agencies, and educational institutions globally. Headquartered in the United States, the company also has offices in the UK, Belgium, Australia, Singapore, India, and UAE. etouches is a portfolio company of private equity firm HGGC. Learn more at

for etouches
Crystal Monahan, 617.399.4921
SIIA Communications
Allison Bostrom, 202-289-7442

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