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Hamburg/Munich, 1st October 2014 – Which conferences are good for finding key contacts, partners and potential new customers? Where do you come across good networking opportunities? Which seminars are best suited to your profile and offer the best training opportunities? XING provides its members with a wide range of different events covering training opportunities to international trade fairs, which makes it even more important to find events tailored to individual members and their working life. XING, the leading business network in German-speaking countries (D-A-CH), has revamped its events section and is now rolling out the new XING Event Market to its 14 million members (
Members benefit from personalised event recommendations
XING takes account of member profiles and networks to serve personalised event recommendations from among the 150,000 events posted every year. That way, members can check out interesting local events, while the people2meet feature shows them who else will be attending and who they should definitely connect with. These recommendations are based on XING profile commonalities as well as shared contacts and XING groups. The Event Market also provides an overview of top events from various different industries as well as established official XING events hosted throughout the German-speaking region.
Thomas Vollmoeller, XING CEO, said “XING connects people, not profiles. With the XING Event Market we bridge the online-offline gap yet. Not only do we put business professionals in touch with the right employers and contacts, we also serve them personalised events to improve their working life.”
Events also available on mobile devices
The XING Event Market is already available as an iOS and Android app, thus allowing participants to quickly and easily get in touch with other interesting attendees and meet them in person. The app also provides event details such as the agenda, speaker list, venues and sponsors. All of the events listed on XING are available via the iOS and Android apps, which makes them a great way to discover exciting nearby events.
XING is the social network for business professionals. Around 14 million members worldwide – over 7 million of whom are based in German-speaking countries – use XING to boost their business, job, and career. XING is a platform where professionals from all kinds of different industries can meet up, find jobs, colleagues, new assignments, cooperation partners, experts and generate business ideas. Members can meet and exchange views in over 50,000 specialist groups, while also getting together at networking events. The platform is operated by XING AG, which was founded in Hamburg, Germany, in 2003, has been publicly listed since 2006, and listed on the TecDAX since September 2011. In December 2010, XING acquired amiando AG, a Munich-based company and Europe’s leading provider of online event management and ticketing. The acquisition of kununu GmbH, the leading platform for employer reviews in German-speaking countries, allows XING to extend its position as the social recruiting market leader.