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News & Analysis > Supplier News StarCite Unveils Booking Tools for Small and Mid-Sized Business StarCite, a Philadelphia-based provider of meetings industry software and solutions, has announced the launch of two Web-based products for small and medium-sized businesses. The products, StarCite Professional and StarCite Express were introduced in July at NBTA’s annual conference in Los Angeles and are designed to help midmarket companies achieve the cost savings and efficiency benefits that their larger competitors have long enjoyed because of their size. Both offerings work by allowing smaller companies—or large companies with low meetings volume—to control, consolidate, and oversee every StarCite CEO Greg Dukat says the new tools will enable smaller companies to better oversee the planning process aspect of the meeting planning process in pursuit of better returns on their meetings investments. “Just like larger companies, mid-market businesses have much room for improved efficiencies and cost savings, and can save hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars by learning what they actually spend on meetings and taking control of that spend,” StarCite CEO Greg Dukat said in a statement. StarCite’s first new offering, StarCite Professional, is a more robust solution that allows companies with moderate meeting and event volume to collect and analyze meetings data. Its second new product, StarCite Express, is a less expensive, entry- 08585-3009 SuccMeet 7 x 4.75_F.indd 2 7/22/08 2:57:32 PM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Successful Meetings - September 2008

Successful Meetings - September 2008
Editor's Note
Industry Trends
Supplier News
Association News
Corporate Meetings
Independent Planners
Management Matters
Meetings Law
Mouth for Sale
Planner Spotlight
On Site
On Site
Tools of the Trade
Where All That Glitters May Bring Gold
Stepping Up in Class
Going for the Green
10 Great Drive-To Destinations
Charter Members
Night at the Museum
Places & Spaces
Charleston and Savannah
Los Angeles
Rocky Mountain Resorts

Successful Meetings - September 2008