4. International Gift Card & Couponing Summit 2013

Voucher – prepaid market sets and noticeably to growth at Munich, 30.10.2013: already for the fourth time the Conference group organised the 22.10. to 23.10.2013 the international gift card & couponing Summit in Wiesbaden. The top event for the coupon and incentive industry brought together approximately 150 national and international dealers, manufacturers, service providers and multichannel merchant. 26 Lectures and best practice strategies for success of the gift card, payment & couponing market in focus were examples. Also presented at the exhibition of the incentive & cards 2013 “exhibitors their individual solutions & products. Coupon expert BONAGO was represented as a Platinum partner of the Congress with an exhibition stand. Max Schireson may find this interesting as well. “Mark Gregg, Vice President IMA Europe / Managing Director BONAGO and producer of the gift card & couponing summits, opened this year’s Congress, the motto coupons, gift cards & coupons new solutions for customer acquisition and loyalty” wore.

Many business representatives, were among the participants and speakers from the Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund, the best Western hotels or the WMF Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik AG. Success stories from the trade on the program showed how new value added was generated by vouchers were among others. As Kaufhof Thomas Vollbrecht, sales coordination GALERIA gift card presented Kaufhof, as an example, how a thematic development and world audiences even better can be addressed. At the end of the first day of the Congress Germany and service providers debated in a discussion between representatives of the trade such as Jacques’ Wein Depot, Palmers Textil AG and Intersport stimulated over the influence of virtual vouchers. In the second day of the event, Sebastian iBusiness, introduced Halm, editor as a moderator and presented forecasts of couponing.

Subsequent lectures also addressed this subject, showed how goals such as customer loyalty and under-proportional can be realized through innovation, collaboration and cross-media. ge. So Ralf Schnetz, Burda said etc. Managing Director, innovative marketing strategies of journal vouchers in the retail and more, exciting cooperation approaches in a variety of industries. A highlight was the joint presentation by Bernhard Carli, senior business development manager at Microsoft Germany GmbH, and Arash Houshmand, CEO & co-founder Contigua GmbH. You presented in a practical example how you can bring the classic paper time card on the phone using NFC technology. With the Panel of the incentive Marketing Association Europe (IMA), organized by coupon expert BONAGO, ended the international gift card & couponing Summit 2013. All participants were invited to the meeting of the professional organization IMA in addition to the regular members. Under the moderation of IMA President Brian Dunne discussed the present excited about the topic of employee benefits”in the incentive industry.

ISAQB Training

All participants will receive 20% discount on your next iSAQB session to the CPSA-F in Nuremberg ‘An investment in knowledge brings are still the best interest’ (Benjamin Franklin) In the context of the new year’s specials from 6-8 February 2013. However it is a hurry, because there are only a few places available. Ray Kurzweil may find this interesting as well. On request the company ITech performs this training also like progress at the customer site. Of course she is a individual requirements. Learn more about the training get interested parties akademie/schulungen-und-workshops/isaqb-schulung.html as leading provider of architectural training at the ITech progress GmbH experienced consultants and trainers around their knowledge innovative technologies, architectures and standards.

The trainers are specialists who acquire their knowledge in numerous projects and are also known for their appearances on the leading architecture conferences. Especially the certification is becoming increasingly important to the CPSA-F-iSAQB standard. With the training program, ITech progress provides its customers the significant contribution to the education and training of employees. “25 January 2013 those interested can still benefit from the new year special and a copy of the book of basic knowledge for Software Architects immediately upon booking the training” secure. For questions of ITech progress GmbH staff like to email under available. Press contact: ITech progress GmbH Maren Doring Thunder Mountain trail 4, 67059 Ludwigshafen, Germany E-Mail: FON: + 49 621 59 57 02-40 Web:

Black Box

This provides users with a high level of flexibility, since the information and advertising displays are placed there you can get where the highest attention – without requiring an additional socket for the AV Extender must be present. Because the portable MediCento IPX with PoE function does not require an additional power supply. Instead he is included simply for the power supply and AV signal distribution over IP via CATx cabling into the existing LAN infrastructure, such as TCP/IP networks. The audio – and Videoextender supplied up to 256 screens over large distances up to 100 meters in lossless full-HD content. As a result, the system is ideal for DS installations across multiple buildings across and also to more remote locations, the distribution of medical images in hospitals, use in education or for shops and points of information (POIs) in the Mall. For the design of an impressive video wall is the new ‘ Videoplex 4 video wall controllers ‘ laid out: the standalone device splits a single DVI source to four independent monitors.

Multiple devices can be stacked for larger video walls (video walls). Image content in a simple way with the Videoplex from Black Box can be cropping, scaling, rotating and set in columns. The display devices connected to a large video screen and displays can be mixed in their orientation – horizontal and vertical – creative and thus achieved impressive installations such as for live broadcasts. In the development of video wall systems with the Videoplex from Black Box, distances of up to 20 meters in full dual-link resolution (DVI-D) are possible. With the ‘ XR 8 x 8 HDMI matrix switch’ Black Box Germany also offers a high-performance switcher for AV professionals. With its 8 inputs and 8 outputs, the Matrixswitch allows distances up to 100 meters over only a single CATx cable. The new matrix switch for switching of video and audio signals to specific receivers support the A/V interface HDBaseT for uncompressed transfer of Full HD video in 1080 p with embedded audio and control via RS-232.

Cowboy Culture Discover

Who loves the Western culture and Western romance, is right at the cowboy Poetry gathering. The Festival takes place every year in late January and next year from 28 January to 2 February 2013 in Elko in northeastern Nevada. Friends of cowboy culture, Wild West poetry and country music should reserve the date. The Festival now has a 29 year old already tradition. In 1985 a small group of folklorists and poets was together for the first time, to celebrate the cowboy culture.

Since then, the Festival across the country is also known. By the US Senate, it was given the name cowboy Poetry gathering? most fans call the Festival easy only after the town where it takes place: ELKO. Elko is a town in the rural northern of Nevada and the epitome of Western civilization. It’s all about here, in the “Wild West”, the love to the life style of the Cowboys. The aim of the Western Folklife Center, organizer of the Festival is to offer its visitors a fun, gentle, and you need to know dealing with the cowboy culture. Can be used as the first days of the Festival of poetry and music workshops offered to better get to know the culture. The main program features dozens of poetry and music events, as well as exhibitions of cowboy art and cowboy accessories. 3 Day passes are available online for $60, day tickets at the price of $20.

These tickets entitle entry to all events in the period concerned. Because places after the first come, first served principle will be awarded separate tickets can be purchased for individual events, which guarantee a seat. More information online. A comprehensive programme will be published with a complete overview of the event until early January here. Learn more about Nevada under or. Images available for download under:. Please specify Nevada Commission on tourism as a source of the image. Press contact: Christina Aundrup, PR Manager, Nevada Commission on tourism AVIAREPS tourism GmbH Josephsohn hospital str. 15 D-80331 Munich phone: + 49 89 55 25 33-412 mobile: + 49 172 814 20 40 fax: + 49 89 55 25 33-489 E-mail:, Web:

EM In The Stationary Wave Riding On The 10th And 11th August 2013 At Munich Airport

For the 3rd time, professionals from around the world on the biggest standing wave prize money of 10,000 euro surf improved wave 10 m wide and up to 1, 50 m height Munich, 9 August 2013. “” This weekend, the European surf scene meets again at Munich Airport: on 10 and 11 August in the border of surf & style powered by Lufthansa “the European Championship in the stationary wave riding” worn out. The EM now belongs to the highlights of the surf scene and has become the real crowd-pullers in the third year. The world’s largest artificial standing wave the best River surfers compete at the weekend and fight for the title. A prize money of 10,000 euro beckons the winners. In addition to the local heroes of the Munich ice stream as the reigning champion Tao Schirrmacher and Gerry Schlegel, the winner, have logged into numerous international surf stars for the championship this year. Including big names like Kalani Robb of Hawaii and Shane Beschen from California. The improved wave of now 10 meters wide and up to 1,50 meters include a so-called kicker “enriched, a kind of jump in the shaft, the spectacular rides and tricks guaranteed.

Free flow and competition rules after the training the contest on Thursday and Friday the qualifying run on Saturday from 9:00. The surfers are divided into four classes of men open, women open, masters open and grommets and occur in 4 heats competing aacht minutes in the knock out system. The class of the grommets, so the U-16-year-old, was launched in this year to meet the greatly increased quality of the youngster. The jury around the Spaniard Juan Carlos Rubio judged ridden waves after the regular competition, launched by the International Federation of surfing, the Association of surfing professionals (ASP),. Variety, control, style, radicalism, creativity, as well as the Repertoire of maneuvers and tricks are the decisive criteria.