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3 Women Share How CDS Fosters a Culture of Equality, Growth and Advancement

July 27, 2023

By investing in its people, Convention Data Services is creating an environment where team members can apply their skills, reach outside of their comfort zones and advance their careers. Built In spoke with three women team members to learn more.

Registration Interrupted: Getting Potential Attendees to Finish the Form

November 6, 2019

In the e-commerce world, cart abandonment — when a visitor puts one or more items in their shopping cart and then leaves the site without completing their order — is a common problem. Data company Statista estimates that the average cart abandonment rate across all e-commerce sectors is 79 percent, and airlines and travel sites take the lead (with 88 percent and 81 percent abandonment rates, respectively). Cart abandonment in the events business is another way of describing partial online registrations.

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MHI Inks Renewal Deal with Convention Data Services for Registration, Integrations, Session Tracking, Contact Center, and Lead Management Services for 5 Years from 2024-2028

October 10, 2023

MHI has extended its partnership with Convention Data Services (CDS) for five years from 2024 to 2028. CDS will provide full-service registration, integrations, session tracking, contact center, and lead management services for their biennial industry-leading events, MODEX and ProMat.

CDS Makes Updates to Executive Leadership Team

June 20, 2023

Convention Data Services (CDS) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Casey McMullen as Vice President of Innovation and Technology and the promotions of Ken Ferreira to Vice President of Client Solutions and Kathy Tracey to Vice President of Client Success. In their new executive roles, Ken Ferreira and Kathy Tracey will lead CDS’ Sales Department in its transition to a Customer Success model. 

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