Meet our people : Raime Merriman of Hubb

This week we are introducing you all to Raime Merriman, Marketing Director at hubb.me.
Shining a spotlight on amazing #womenineventtech - whether that's women starting event tech companies, programming event tech innovations, or designing breathtaking event installations - we want to celebrate you all. Whatever the tech, wherever the event, whoever the woman - we're getting behind you to share stories, meet up, inspire and connect. 

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Now let's meet Raime and dish up four questions for her to answer -

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Hello, I'm Raime Merriman and I lead Hubb's marketing initiatives. I have 15 years of marketing experience in the technology sector, focused mainly on helping B2B SaaS companies achieve growth, and this year I was honoured to be named a Smart Women in Meetings Awards winner.

I am a passionate, poetic lover of ideas, reader of books, and drinker of wine. 

Q. How can women make an impact in the event tech space?

A. By showing up, having a point of view and making their voice heard. It’s an interesting space because we’re using technology to facilitate better in-person experiences and help make more real-life connections. I think women’s innate empathy and relational abilities can serve them well in this capacity.

Q. What are some of your personal favorite tools or products to use?

A. I’m a fan of FitBit. It’s an example of technology that is designed to help me better understand myself and provide information and encouragement to meet my goals. Rather than being a barrier, the tech becomes part of your daily life.

Historically, Apple has also done a great job of making tech accessible, easy to use and changing the way we live and work.

Q. Who do you most admire in event tech?

A. I love what Marin Bright has done with Smart Meetings and the Smart Women Awards. Spending time with other amazing women and speakers from the industry was really inspiring. I also admire Hubb CEO Allie Magyar. What she’s been able to accomplish in such a short period of time is phenomenal.

Q. What's your one piece of advice to other women in event tech?

A. My advice would be to be keep a “beginners” mind-set. If there are things you don’t know, ask. When you are open and willing to learn, you’ll find the teachers that you’re seeking. You also don’t need to be a tech guru to work in event technology, you just need to stay focused on what problem you’re trying to solve and the experiences you’re trying to create.

Thank you Raime!

Where you can connect with Raime :

LI: Raime Merriman
IG: @raimem
W: hubb.me

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