iBAHN partners with LMD to expand conference services
(London, October 26, 2011) – iBAHN, a global leader in IP platform-based systems and broadband technologies for the hospitality industry, announces today that it has agreed upon a partnership with LMD (Le Monde En Direct), a French-based company focused on corporate meeting and event planning projects.
As a result of the partnership, iBAHN’s Enterprise Conference Services (ECS) division will further expand its reach in the conference industry, by delivering broadband and IP-platform connectivity services to LMD’s client meetings and events.
iBAHN’s conference services provide a fully managed network that includes reliable connectivity for all users’ demands, end-to-end broadband security, a virtually unlimited pool of IP addresses, as well as VPN compatibility for seamless network access. By working together with LMD, iBAHN ECS will deliver secure broadband connections and conference technology services to a full range of small to large events.
Business conferences with sensitive corporate information will benefit from the highest standards of data security through iBAHN’s conference solutions. By combining this with a complete technology management package, iBAHN represents an expert IT partner for the corporate events sector that can deliver robust answers to constantly evolving technology questions.
Erwan de La Porte du Theil, Owner and Head Event Planner at LMD and vice-president of MPI France/Swiss Chapter, comments: “This is an exciting development for LMD and we are delighted to be partnering with iBAHN who are well recognised as experts in technology and connectivity for the conference sector. Event technologies can make or break any event, which is why it is so crucial to have an expert planning, installing and managing the process. LMD has been providing event production services since 1996, and as a result of our partnership with iBAHN our clients will enjoy fast, secure and reliable broadband connections.”
iBAHN’s MD EMEA Graeme Powell, comments: “Our experience shows that reliable connectivity has become one of the highest priorities of any meeting planner, and they often don’t have the IT expertise required to ensure the connectivity meets their needs. We are an essential element in the meeting design process, incorporating our core competencies from the start to promote a successful event and a positive return on investment. Our partnership with LMD is one more way in which we are making our conference services more widely available in the meetings industry, and we are looking forward to working together to deliver some exceptional events”.