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wcrawford_headshot_color_update1Core-apps, the leading technology platform for the events industry, announced recently that Wayne Crawford will join the company to lead the sales team and strategic account growth as vice president of sales. Crawford is an exposition, sales and event technology professional with more than 30 years experience as both an organizer and technology supplier.

“I have been about helping customers improve their processes and maximize revenue my entire career,” said Crawford, who has held key management positions at NAB, CES, NXTcomm and expo technology platform a2z, Inc. “I’m thrilled to join the Core-apps team. I believe we have an incredible opportunity to continue to grow our platform and the marketplaces we serve, and I’m excited to lead that effort with the sales and leadership teams.”

Core-apps CEO Jay Tokosch says bringing Crawford on board was an easy decision. “Wayne is known in the industry for running a team that sells solutions versus features. That philosophy fits with how we approach our customer partnerships.” He adds, “In addition to his work on the technology side of the events industry, Wayne has extensive experience as an exposition manager. So he understands our products and our customers’ goals. We look forward to having him lead our company’s growth and our customers’ success.”

Crawford most recently served as President of Wayne Manor Group, an events technology consultancy.

“What excites me most about joining Core-apps is their knowledge of the industry coupled with their rock-solid technology. They are one of the leading event technology companies in the space and offer the only tier-one total solution platform. The majority of their team has events experience, and their customers understand the value of doing business with experts. These key factors are clear differentiators, and provide a solid foundation for actualizing the growth road-map.”

“We have a dedication to the community we serve, and Wayne understands that our customers’ success is tied to our own success,” Tokosch continues. “Having Wayne at the helm of our sales team means more than just achieving revenue goals, it’s cementing the Core-apps mission of helping our customers provide an engaging experience at their events through technology.”

Wayne Crawford is set to join Core-apps November 1, 2016.

Core-apps is a leading provider of event technology for the Trade Show and Events Industry. The company supports more than 50% of the Top 250 Trade Shows and is the only event technology platform offering Event Management, Mobile Apps, Beacons and Kiosks as 4 tier-one solutions. Founded in 2009, the company is headquartered in Arnold, Maryland, and serves customers around the globe. For more information visit www.core-apps.com.

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