Convention Data Services Inks Multi-show Deal with Clarion Events North America for Registration, Lead Management, Integrations, and Contact Center Services from 2023–2025

August 2, 2022

Bourne, MA – August 2, 2022: Clarion Events North America has selected Convention Data Services (CDS) to provide registration, lead management, integrations, and contact center services for nearly 30 shows annually for three years from 2023 to 2025.

The B2B portfolio of 30 events spans the sectors of energy and resources, public safety, fashion, and retail and home, and it includes FDIC (Fire Department Instructors Conference) International, DISTRIBUTECH International, and POWERGEN International events, among others.

“CDS is an ideal partner for Clarion Events given their proven track record in the event industry and strong alignment with our purpose and strategic goals and focus on the customer journey,” said Liz Irving, Chief Marketing Officer at Clarion Events North America. “We look forward to building the partnership to provide personalized event experiences for our current and future customers.”

“CDS is thrilled to begin this partnership with Clarion Events North America,” said David Lawton, Chief Sales Officer at CDS. “We are well-positioned to accommodate the needs of their shows using both full-service registration and our SaaS-based registration solution, ShowPro.”

About Clarion Events

Clarion Events operates over 180 events in 50 countries from 15 offices in the UK, the US, South Africa, Brazil, Germany, Singapore, UAE, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and the Netherlands. Clarion can trace its roots back to 1947 and takes great pride in being one of the oldest independent event organizers in the UK.  More recently the firm has developed an international portfolio of brands and now has interests in a number of global vertical industries including energy, security and defense, electronics, technology, fashion, retail, gaming and marketing. The teams at Clarion create uniquely effective and stimulating environments that can serve as a platform to build businesses, enhance customer relationships and accelerate product awareness.​​​

About Convention Data Services

Convention Data Services (CDS), a Freeman Company, is the trusted event registration, business intelligence, and lead management partner servicing top show organizers worldwide. Headquartered in Bourne, MA, CDS has been providing customized applications and support services for more than 30 years.