a2z, Inc. powers more than 700 events and over 25% of the Top 200 shows every year. a2z provides powerful web-based tools that help increase and accelerate booth sales. Our clients also realize improved productivity in back office processes; increased connectivity with their membership; seamless integration with their AMS, CRM and financial databases; and an improved event website for their attendees and exhibitors. Visit our SERVICES page for more information.
Innovation Insider is a blog built by a2z Inc. designed to share news, information, ideas and tips with event planning professionals in the exposition, conference and events industry.
MEET OUR BLOG TEAM!
As the President/CEO of a2z, Inc. Rajiv Jain leads the daily responsibilities of the business, and works alongside the staff.
Rajiv leads the development of cutting-edge technologies for the events industry, including the first fully web-based exposition floor plan management solution, the first generation of online matchmaking tools for exhibitors and attendees, and offers both a mobile web application as well as a native iPhone Application for events, eliminating the requirement for show organizers to choose one or the other.
Rajiv has grown a2z from its humble beginnings in his apartment to an award-winning company that powers more than 700 annual events and over 25% of the Top 200 shows. Rajiv and his company have withstood the sea change of the events industry and come out as the most comprehensive and easy-to-use tool set available for web-based event management solutions.
Rajiv Jain has been selected as one of the “Top 40 Business Executives Under 40” by the Baltimore Business Journal, and also won the “Howard County Tech Council Edge 40!,” given to the leading technology executive in the county. Rajiv has also been named as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award Finalist in Maryland twice.
Angela Carr has worked every aspect of event planning and management and is excited to share her knowledge and assist others to utilize technology to it’s maximum potential. Angi comes to a2z from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) where she served as Vice President, Information Technology. Prior to her IT role, Carr worked as part of the AUVSI web and conference teams. Carr has also worked at CTIA, The Wireless Association, and its foundation, running point on convention operations and programming.
Nishita leads the web design team at a2z. Her interests lie in design technologies, user experience and interaction. Nishita has been a part of the core product team at a2z for a number of years. She enjoys tuning into the rapidly evolving sphere of social media, web analytics and digital communication. Away from work, she likes to create mixed media art and intaglio prints.
Michelle Harman is a Sr. Account Manager at a2z. She has over 15 years experience in the exposition industry as an event manager, project manager, and sales manager, along with 8 years of web design experience. Michelle will share tips for web design and technology trends that will help you improve the usability of your event website for attendees and exhibitors.
Monica Devamanoharan is the Marketing Coordinator at a2z. She started with a2z while still a student at Hood College. She brings a fresh perspective and creative enthusiasm to the team. Responsible for the creation and management of the a2ZING comic strip, Monica will share marketing, event and technology tips for your event.