Events partners are teaming with Veeva to help life sciences customers effectively plan, manage, and track events from end-to-end
PLEASANTON, CA – Dec. 12, 2016 – Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV) today announced that Advanced Health Media (AHM), HealthSTAR Communications, MedForce, Physicians World, and Vector Health are leveraging the power of Veeva CRM Events Management to offer life sciences customers a full, end-to-end solution for enterprise-wide planning and execution of live and virtual events. Veeva CRM Events Management will enable these partners to provide integrated solutions to customers in the US marketplace.
Organizing industry events is complicated and involves a complex ecosystem of technologies for speaker management, logistics services, and compliance. Nearly three-quarters (72%) of organizations report that the use of disparate systems is their biggest challenge in events management.1
To eliminate this burden, leading events service providers are integrating and certifying their offerings with Veeva CRM Events Management, a single solution to plan and execute all events across the enterprise. Now companies can streamline approval workflows, reduce bottlenecks, and stay on schedule from end-to-end, with total visibility of speakers, attendees, activities, and expenditures.
“With so many moving parts in events management, we want to make it easier for customers to efficiently plan, manage, and track events,” said Andrew Fuchs, director of commercial strategy at Veeva. “Events partners are working with us to deliver a complete and holistic approach for event planning with Veeva CRM Events Management as the technology foundation.”
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“AHM’s market leading position in the US and growing customer base in Europe and Asia makes Veeva and AHM the clear enterprise choice for meetings and events management,” said Nigel Whitehead, CEO at AHM. “With one of our large pharmaceutical customers already deployed and thousands of users already benefiting from our joint expertise, we are excited about bringing our compliance platform and meeting management services to a broader market with Veeva.”
“We view the Veeva and HealthSTAR partnership as an opportunity to offer an integrated solution of technology and services to fulfill compliance and business objectives across external and internal client stakeholders,” said Chris Sweeney, CEO, HealthSTAR Communications, who has managed more than 1.5 million compliant engagements over the past 18 years, including 50,000 virtual programs in the last three years.
“We’re dedicated to providing the best technology that will deliver the greatest value,” said Mark Fleischer, CEO of Physicians World, the first speakers bureau solutions provider to partner with Veeva. “Our partnership with Veeva aligns with this vision and will give life sciences companies a tightly integrated solution that meets all of their event logistics and compliance needs.”
“In a short time, Veeva CRM Events Management has become a leading choice for many life sciences companies,” said Peter Johnson, principle at Vector Health, a leader in speaker bureau services and aggregate spend management. “With Veeva, we can provide our customers a full-service, innovative event management platform.”
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Veeva Systems Inc. is a leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, Veeva has more than 475 customers, ranging from the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. Veeva is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. For more information, visit www.veeva.com.
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1 “Healthcare Professional Meetings and Engagements — 2016 Industry Benchmarking Survey,” MeetingsNet, September 2016