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Catchbox partners with Prezi to increase audience engagement at the Prezi Present Conference

July 21, 2016

Catchbox, the company that created the world’s first throwable wireless microphone, has partnered with presentation specialists Prezi by sponsoring the Prezi Present Conference at the Old Truman Brewery in East London held on 13 th -15 th July.

The event saw over 200 sales, marketing and business professionals come together for a series of talks and workshops held by leading industry figures including Kelly Stoetzel, Content Director at TED and entrepreneur Loic Le Meur, founder of Le Web. Two Catchbox devices were used throughout the three day event at a range of educational and interactive sessions including, ‘Do you Talk Funny’, ‘How to Become a Better and Funnier Speaker’ and ‘The Power of Visual Storytelling to Invigorate and Encourage Discussions.’

Timo Kauppila, CEO and Co-Founder of Catchbox comments: “Catchbox was delighted to sponsor the Prezi Present Conference for the first time and support a company that shares our ethos and values. We believe that audience engagement tools go hand in hand and were excited to work with Prezi to help improve engagement at the event.”

Spencer Waldron, Regional Manager (Western Europe) at Prezi adds: “The combination of great presenters & presentations and these fun throwable Catchboxes made for a series of engaging and interactive sessions.”

To celebrate the partnership, Catchbox and Prezi are currently offering a free six month Prezi Pro subscription with every first time Catchbox purchase. For further information about the offer visit https://prezi.com/catchbox/

Above: Prezi Present Conference. Photo credit: Istvan Csusz, DrPrezi Europe

Above: Catchbox being used at the Prezi Present Conference.Photo credit: Istvan Csusz, DrPrezi Europe

Above: Catchbox being used at the Prezi Present Conference. Photo credit: Istvan Csusz, DrPrezi Europe

About Catchbox

Website: www.getcatchbox.com

Twitter: @thecatchbox

Catchbox is the world’s first throwable wireless microphone that encourages audience engagement at events of all sizes. With its attractive soft exterior and auto mute technology, the clever device can be safely passed around without getting damaged or causing unwanted noises. Unlike normal microphones that are slow to pass around, Catchbox can be simply thrown into an audience, igniting a completely new way of organising discussions, whilst making events more engaging and fun.

The device comes in two versions; Catchbox Lite for smaller events and Catchbox Pro for larger conferences. The replaceable outer cover can also be fully customised and branded for promotion and engagement in one.

Whether a conference, lecture, workshop, teambuilding session, management meeting or even a conference call, Catchbox is designed to spark spontaneous conversations and quickly break the ice. Based in Finland, the Catchbox company was founded in 2012 by Timo Kauppila, Pyry Taanila and Mikelis Studers with its headquarter in Espoo, Finland and offices in Boston, USA and Riga, Latvia. The device has taken the world by storm with thousands of enthusiastic Catchbox users in the UK and Europe, the United States, Canada and UAE including Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Airbnb, Netflix, Lego, Marriott and Hilton Hotel Groups.

Catchbox’s high quality products are produced in the EU from the company’s own factory in Latvia. Described by existing users as ‘the sweet spot for audience engagement’ and ‘fun and faultless’, Catchbox has already won a series of international awards for its lightasafeather, sleek and attractive design.

Catchbox is owned by Trick Technologies Oy.

About Prezi

Unlike slides, which literally box you in, Prezi gives you a limitless zoomable canvas and the ability to show relationships between the big picture and fine details. The added depth and context makes your message more likely to resonate, motivate, and get remembered, whether it’s your bread-and- butter sales pitch, a classroom lecture, or a TED Talk to the world’s foremost thinkers.

Website:
https://prezi.com/about/

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