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RIMS Launches Conference Mobile App 3/28/2013

 

 

RIMS LAUNCHES 2013 MOBILE APP FOR ITS

ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION IN LOS ANGELES:  APRIL 21 – 24

 New App Integrates with Attendee Schedules, Offers Exhibit Hall Navigation & Downloadable Session Handouts

NEW YORK (March 28, 2013) —RIMS, the risk management society™, has announced the launch of its 2013 RIMS Mobile App designed for the Society’s Annual Conference & Exhibition in Los Angeles. New to this year’s app is the “My Schedule” feature that will sync attendees’ pre-selected sessions, an interactive navigation that pinpoints booth locations – and the best routes to them – in the Exhibit Hall, as well as the capability to download educational session handouts and rate sessions.  

Compatible with Apple products, smartphones, Blackberry and other web-browser enabled devices, the 2013 RIMS Mobile App also:

·    acts as a platform for RIMS to deliver late-breaking news and updates, detailed event information and speaker bios; 

·    provides exhibitors with a medium to distribute company announcements;

·    integrates with RIMS’ Twitter feed and the Society’s other social media forums;

·    features a “Friends” function that allows for the sharing of contact information between consenting app users;

·     gives conference attendees a mechanism to evaluate sessions; and

·     offers a comprehensive listing of the 400-plus exhibitors, an interactive expo map and  city information.

“One of RIMS’ strategic goals emphasizes the importance of integrating progressive technologies and operations to ensure that we are providing the best resources for our constituencies,” said RIMS Executive Director Mary Roth. “This year’s mobile app has some great new features that will enhance the conference experience for our attendees while giving our exhibitors yet another medium to connect with the RIMS ’13 audience.”

To download the RIMS App for Apple products and Android phones, visit the App Store or Google Play and search for “RIMS 2013”.   For Blackberry and other web-enabled devices, visit http://m.core-apps.com/rims2013.

The Gold Sponsor of the RIMS 2013 Mobile App is Sedgwick.  The apps silver sponsors are AIG and Travelers.  The app was created by Core-Apps LLC and is powered by FollowMe.

About RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition

Launched in 1963, RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition attracts some 10,000 risk and insurance professionals at all experience levels, business executives with risk management interests, brokers, insurers and service providers for the ultimate educational and networking experience. The four-day event offers more than 120 educational sessions, keynote presentations, special events and an expansive Exhibit Hall with more than 400 exhibitors. Following Los Angeles, the event will be hosted in Denver in 2014. For more information, visit www.RIMS.org/RIMS13.


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About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management, RIMS, the Risk Management Society™, is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS brings networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 11,000 risk management professionals located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit www.RIMS.org.

 

For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, RIMS communications manager, (212) 655-6059 or jsalter@RIMS.org

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