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Physical Distancing Tool For Social Distancing At Events


May 20, 2020

San Francisco, CA

Prismm Announces New Physical Distancing Tool Enabling Transition Back to Events and Meetings

 New Event tool enables compliant floor plans for socially-distanced events

Prismm has launched a revolutionary new technology that enables the creation of social-distanced compliant floorplans providing the Events Industry with a path to safely reopen as COVID-19 restrictions are eased. This new functionality allows planners, venues and other event stakeholders to plan event layouts incorporating new social-distancing guidelines, and dynamically ascertain new room capacities, ingress and egress, and foodservice protocols while ensuring the safety of event guests and staff as paramount. 

Complying with social distancing guidelines is critical to minimizing health risks while ensuring clients, employees and guests all have the confidence that their event will meet guidelines for the health and safety of all event guests and attendees – compliant floorplans are now a strategic imperative to all event professionals and event planners involved in the events industry moving forward a new post COVID world. The Prismm Physical Distancing Tool includes on-the-fly seating distance measurements, dynamic airwalls, null-zones, and unique objects such as sanitary stations. Measurements can also be adjusted based on country, state or local government and regulatory guidelines, enabling event and meeting planners, to adjust seating and floorplans with the click of a button. With Prismm database covering 80% of United States floorplans, compliant events can be designed in minutes (floorplans of new venues can be uploaded and added to the database in 24 hours!).

Marin Bright, CEO and founder of Smart Meetings, who recently joined the Prismm Advisory Board, explained why she is partnering with Prismm. “There is no doubt that Prismm has made an impact on the events industry over the years. It was one of the first to provide digital tools for our industry and allowed us to collaborate and visualize our events. But today they have taken important steps to get our industry back on track. I am thrilled to be the first to announce that they have created a Physical Distancing Tool, which will allow floorplans to be designed with safety guidelines in mind, eliminating the concerns of planners everywhere who are looking for guidance on how to safely resume meeting. With the strength of this tech tool to guide us, planners, event venues and other event vendors will have the confidence to start booking events again. “

Sandy Hammer, CMO and co-founder of Prismm, commented on the importance of getting this product in the hands of planners and venues ASAP so they can safely get back to work. “We have helped over 100,000 event professionals do their jobs more efficiently and now more than ever, it is a privilege to help them get their businesses back on track. Partnering with Smart Meetings and Marin gives us a platform to bring our industry back stronger than ever. This will help deliver a safe event experience protecting the health and well-being of guests and event attendees.”

About Prismm:

Prismm is the world’s most innovative event planning platform, transforming the event industry with powerful intuitive visualization tools that allow clients to see and experience events before they happen. What previously existed only in an event professional’s imagination can now be visualized thanks to our unique array of tools providing for seamless collaboration and ultimate organization. With more than 100,000 to scale floorplans and the resources to manage guest lists, arrange seating charts, design layouts in 2D and 3D, create virtual walkthroughs, timelines, designer tools, mobile check-in, and a dedicated customer loyalty team that’s available 24/7, were bringing technological innovation to event planning with a focus on helping our clients grow their businesses. That is the power of imagining together.

About Smart Meetings: 

Bright Business Media, LLC’s mission is to provide the tools meeting planners need to make their job easier. Smart Meetings magazine is designed to be useful, easy to read, educational and fun. The publication provides an industry-insider perspective and gives meeting professionals the information they need to be more effective. SmartMeetings.com features daily updates on the latest in industry trends, corporate event planning and emerging technology, as well as personality profiles on industry leaders and updates on the best venues and destinations. Smart Meetings Experiences is the original one-on-one-appointment meetings. These exclusive one- and three-day events gather meeting planners and suppliers together in a casual, intimate atmosphere where they are given numerous opportunities to network, develop their careers and book business. Smart U, powered by Event Leadership Institute, offers advanced meeting professional education on-demand. And The Smart Connection is a brilliant way to build an influential meetings industry network. 

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