Self-registration system used 100% for first time at UK event

16th July 2009

<p>UBM Live has become the first event organiser to use 100 per cent self-registration technology at an exhibition, it has been revealed.</p><p><a href="" target="self">Conference organisers</a> overseeing Bar 09 decided to use the system exclusively, rather than keeping the traditional registration process alongside, where visitors receive badges via the post prior to the exhibition.</p><p>UBM used Expo-Systems' self-scan Go Green exhibition registration service for the exposition.</p><p>The technology automatically sends an individual barcode via email or text message to a visitor on receipt of their application to attend an event.</p><p>On arrival at the exhibition, the attendee then scans the barcode at a self-service terminal and prints their own badge.</p><p>"Now that Bar 09 has proved that it is possible to utilise the Go Green service 100 per cent we anticipate more organisers will follow suit," said David Cunningham, managing director of Expo-Systems.</p><p>Meanwhile, the Ricoh Arena in Coventry has chosen <a href="" target="self">audio visual staging</a> company MCL as its preferred supplier.<br/><img alt="ADNFCR-1753-ID-19269225-ADNFCR" src="" /></p>