Words Bureau Systems Software
Words have been providing the very highest quality
computer bureau services and designing hardware and software systems for nearly
35 years for managing national and international events for corporate and
professional bodies, here and abroad.
The market changed in the 1990s
and we moved away from developing systems for sale and further developed bureau
and rental systems to match the demands of major clients.
Spring 2016, we will be releasing a NEW
Badging Database System, as a turnkey package, that fully integrates a very
sophisticated event related database with plastic card badges.
- 2011 onwards -
Develop Online Stand Ordering System for medical conferences alongside
Online Badge Ordering System to allow exhibitors to automatically book
different types of stands at different rates based on their membership status
and complete their free exhibitor badge allocation and purchase any additional
exhibitor badges/lunches required.
onwards-Server Synchronisation System designed to be part of a
support package for a BESPOKE auction house system. Subject to broadband
service, it enables the system to be live at the auction venue
and Head Office. If web access is denied, the auction runs locally and
when the line is restored all the servers automatically
- 2005 onwards-
Online Abstract Submission, Judging and Marking. Removes huge time
constraints and labour content from abstract management and greatly improves
communication regarding progress.
- 2005 onwards-
Online Post-Event Survey linked to Online CPD. Once delegates
complete the online post-event survey, they are automatically taken to their
personalised CPD certificate, which can be printed out for their own records.
Used at educational conferences (e.g. the Royal College of Ophthalmologists).
Organisations get accurate feedback from nearly ALL delegates and the latter
get accurate CPD certificates shortly after the event that they can print and
access whenever they like.
- 2000 onwards-
Sophisticated Handheld Systems for room/session control and exhibitor
data capture. Option to tailor handhelds for staff name and enquiry
- 2000 onwards -
Design of a 1m range, non-contact, Proximity Card System for Visitor
Tracking & Live Messaging for around 500 of the BAes MD's (in
Head Office & Airfield). Used at international events including Paris and
Farnborough Air Shows and DSEI Defence events.
- 1995 onwards-
Design of Touchscreen Questionnaires for conferences (e.g. IBM). Also
for car press and dealer days. Used with touch-screens or handheld PDA's
enabling organisers to instantly show scores compared to the competition for
companies including Jaguar and Hyundai.
- 1993 onwards -
Design of In/Out Room Control System so that VIP's and Organisers could
check to see who is in the room, along with being able to control
the room limit to suit fire regulations, used by corporate clients such as Ford
for their International Press event at the Frankfurt Motorshow.
- 1991 onwards -
Introduction of Messaging System to allow delegates and exhibitors to
leave messages for visitors, exhibitors, speakers and organisers (who could
reply), all activated by delegates using our uniquely encoded
- 1990 onwards -
Developed Plastic Badging Magstripe hardware and software using all
three magstripe tracks to allow room session and seating control for free and
paid for seminars. Delegates could now be tracked and controlled at
events using a single encoded badge for multi-day events. Clients
included Reed Exhibitions (World Travel Market), Haymarket Exhibitions
(Autosport International), automotive roadshows (General Motors).
- 1988 onwards -
Creation of Management software for managing conferences, membership and
training events for trade associations such as RIBA and UKCMG, Medical
Institutions, Royal Colleges and the Home Office.
- 1986 onwards -
Introduction of Plastic Credit Card Badging with Encoded
Magstripes, first used at the new Business Design Centre, Islington for
their Showroom tenants and many trade exhibitions in
- 1981 onwards -
Paper/Paper Card Badge Production printing large, readable, characters
for use at exhibitions and conferences. Legal (rapid, accurate, will
processing), accounting, database & statistics management and very high
quality direct mail services (e.g. for Shell and DFDS).