RIMS Launches Conference Mobile App

March 29, 2012

  RIMS ’12 Updates, Session Details, Interactive Maps Now Available On-the-Go

NEW YORK (March 29, 2012) RIMS (The Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.) has introduced a free mobile app that will enhance the attendees’ experience at RIMS 2012 Annual Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for April 15 - 18 in Philadelphia. 

Sponsored by Sedgwick, the RIMS 2012 Annual Conference & Exhibition mobile app provides a platform for RIMS to deliver late-breaking news and updates, detailed event information, speaker bios, a comprehensive listing of the 400-plus exhibitors, an interactive expo map and integration with RIMS social media forums.  The app is compatible with iPads, iPod Touch, smartphones, Blackberry and other web browser-enabled devices. 

“Mobile applications are here to stay and it’s our way to connect with attendees and deliver the RIMS Annual Conference experience beyond the ‘boundaries’ of Philadelphia,” said Danielle SanMarco, RIMS Exhibition & Sponsorship Manager and project leader for the RIMS 2012 Mobile App. “RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition has become synonymous with world-class connections and the RIMS ’12 mobile app provides a vehicle to leverage those relationships and create a more robust conference experience for attendees and exhibitors alike.”

In addition to keeping conference goers informed of the latest news from RIMS ’12, the app also offers RIMS ‘12 exhibitors dynamic marketing opportunities including the capability to host video, banner ads, as well as alerts to increase booth traffic. 

Powered by FollowMe and created by Core-apps LLC, the app can be downloaded for free by accessing the iTunes library and Android market and searching for RIMS 2012.  For all other phone types, including BlackBerry, users should point their mobile browser to www.RIMS.org/mobileapp. 

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 Philadelphia, the event will be hosted in Los Angeles in 2013. For more information, visit www.RIMS.org/RIMS12.

For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, Director of Communications, (212) 655-6059 or JSalter@rims.org

About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to promoting the profession 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 is committed to advancing risk management capabilities for organizational success, bringing networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 10,000 risk management professionals who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit www.RIMS.org

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