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Hopin acquires events marketing platform

Event management platform Hopin has acquired Attendify, an events management suite, at its hybrid event Illuminate.

As Hopin continues to expand its events offering, we spoke to Anthony Kennada, chief marketing officer, Hopin, to find out more about the acquisition. Kicking off with the reason for the acquisition.

Cisco announces intent to acquire virtual event platform Socio

Technology conglomerate Cisco has announced its intent to acquire Socio, an event platform for virtual, hybrid and in-person events.

Socio was founded in 2016 and is based in the US, with an office in Istanbul. It started as an in-person event management solution, and at the onset of the pandemic, the company built a virtual event suite to complement this.

The platform’s capabilities for virtual and hybrid events will be rolled into Cisco’s own WebEx platform.