Customer Spotlight: Streamlined Event Management Using Adobe FormsCentral
Every year, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) holds a meeting that attracts thousands of surgeons and medical device manufacturers. I assist in managing the popular event, which has swelled to over 500 exhibitors.
With the help of Adobe FormsCentral, we have simplified many time-consuming, forms-based event management processes.
We can create customized, branded forms using Adobe FormsCentral in five minutes, less time than it takes to create and print out a form using Microsoft Word. The forms are not only branded, but also intuitive. Exhibitors can fill them out on the go with smartphones, which is useful since they are often traveling for other tradeshows. Also, since we can control the layout and required fields in forms, critical information is gathered with ease and accuracy, and this has dramatically accelerated the time it takes to approve and process forms.
A big advantage of FormsCentral is that all of the exhibitors’ responses and requests are readily available online. In the past, we had to organize and carry around reams of paper forms that were submitted, and the spreadsheets we manually created from them. Clunky, manual spreadsheets are a thing of the past, because exhibitors’ responses are safely stored electronically—there’s no more lugging file folders or binders around.
With Adobe FormsCentral, we can log in to any computer and get the information we need. It is all right at our fingertips.
To learn more about the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and its use of Adobe FormsCentral, read the full story here: http://adobe.ly/KhqEum.
Jason Raymond, exhibits assistant, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons