Amazon Drops Plans for New York Headquarters

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The tech giant will no longer build its additional headquarters in New York City. ( NPR ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

2019 Women In Tech Conferences: Empowering Events


Ready for the most authoritative list of 2019 women in tech events on the internet? The number of women in tech events have been increasing year over year, further highlighting the importance of a more inclusive culture in tech. January Women in Tech 2019 Conferences.

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2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide


The most authoritative 2019 tech conferences directory on the web. This carefully curated conference directory features over 200 (and growing) 2019 tech conferences across multiple industries. Tech Events featured in in this list take place all throughout the year, all around the globe.

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6 Ways the Meetings Industry Is Embracing Immersive Tech

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See how six hotels and events are using immersive tech to up their #eventtech game. At Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City, which underwent a complete renovation in 2014, guests draw their own designs on ultrahigh-definition touch-screen tables in the Immersion Room.

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Top 10 High Tech Hotels Around the World

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These are 10 of the most high-tech hotels in the world right now. At The Peninsula Hotel of Tokyo, guests indulge in tech perks such as unlimited internet radio with over 3,000 stations, mood lighting pads, nail polish dryers and Skype-compatible wireless phones.

Event Planners on Tech: Lara Maric, Events Ambassador at IVY


She’s far-travelled, multilingual, and a New Yorker long enough to understand what’s needed to produce events in the world’s most competitive market. Lara Maric at the IVY headquarters in New York City. Uncategorized Event Planners on Tech

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Everything You Need to Know About C2 Montreal – #EventIcons Episode 139

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How To Subscribe: Click here to watch the show live and get email notifications of new episodes. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City. New York Post – The New York Post is a daily newspaper in New York City.

How Event Tech Helped Turn a Conference Into a Global Movement

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“I didn’t want to go from one city to another repeating what was said in San Francisco,” Gordon said. “There were drastic differences in how each city dealt with the issue of diversity,” she said.

Apple Maps Adds 8 Airports to iOS 11

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The new maps are part of the latest update to iOS 11 , the operating system for iPhones and Apple’s other mobile devices. Apple has indicated that it intends to add maps of several other international and national airports—including New York City’s John F.

New Meeting Chairs Take Charge at Anaheim Marriott

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The chair actually made its big debut nearly two years ago at HX: The Hotel Experience in New York City in November 2016, but Anaheim Marriott is the first to put them to use in the United States. This is a totally new way of looking at function seating.

25+ Must-Attend Events for Event Professionals in 2019

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MICE industry welcomes all the event planners, event ogranisers, event-tech enthusiasts and event professionals to witness the rise of MICE in all forms! London Tech Week . Techsy Talk Live is praised as one of the best and topmost event tech conferences in the world.

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Augmented and Virtual Reality Make Events Successful

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Audiences are craving new and exciting ways to be entertained and marketed to, and AR and VR have been successful in these efforts. At a New York City pop-up, visitors could walk through The Macallan AR experience in a gallery setting.

San Jose: City of the Future


Transcend your event with a visit to America’s most future ready city – San Jose, California. International service includes non-stop flights to a total of 11 cities in six countries. The post San Jose: City of the Future appeared first on Cvent Blog.

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Convene Investment Targets Small Meetings

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The evolution of the meetings landscape continued today with the announcement that Convene, which targets the small-meetings market by offering full-service facilities in five major American cities, has made a strategic investment in Bizly, an end-to-end software solution for meetings management.

Gearing Up for Global Meetings Industry Day

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New York City’s iconic Empire State Building was even lit up in blue, the color of MMB, to mark the occasion. On April 6, Smart Meetings will be reporting from the GMID celebration in Atlantic City, New Jersey. GMID 2016 event in Austin, Texas.

The Top 25 Event Management Twitter Users You Should Be Following

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Event MB boasts having the tech news, the trends, and the know-how to make your events successful. Fultz is on top of all new social media and visual-marketing trends. Liz King brands herself as an event planning superhero, a queen of details, and is completely tech obsessed.

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Hyatt Offers TV Streaming Service with Staycast App

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The hotel’s secure-streaming system was first implemented in 2015 at Hyatt Regency San Francisco, and later at Hyatt’s Andaz 5th Avenue in New York City. The in-room streaming service is now available at Hyatt Regency New Orleans and Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans.

New York Plans for “Monumental” 2019

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As the city that never sleeps, New York is always busy. But in terms of development of hotels, meeting industry infrastructure, and new or improved attractions, the Big Apple appears more active than ever. With an abundance of blockbuster openings across New York City, 2019 will truly be a monumental year,” says Fred Dixon, NYC & Company president and CEO. Planned new venues include a 500,000-sq.-ft.

Bethel Woods Centre for the Arts, Live Nation and INVNT join to produce a new three-day festival of music, culture, and community

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Coming August 16-18, 2019, this pan-generational music, culture, and community event will be held at BWCA just 90 minutes from New York City. These three days of memorable experiences will include live performances from prominent and emerging artists spanning multiple genres and decades, and TED-style talks from leading futurists and retro-tech experts.

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From the Flight Deck: 230 Craft Beers

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Here are the “need to know” items: airline employee steals plane, TSA tests new security tech, Virgin Atlantic and Delta cozy up over drinks, and SFO’s busiest day. ” TSA Tests New Security Tech. And there are New York City and Miami theme nights.

Eliminate Packing from Travel

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Rent the Runway also has retail stores in Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., so you can shop for rentals in-person if your meeting brings you to any of these major cities. Trendsetters interested in relying on this service as their new norm, can subscribe to Rent the Runway’s monthly unlimited package. In December 2010, the hotel chain partnered with New Balance to offer workout clothing in a Gear Lending program.

Too Little, Too Late? Add London to the Uber Ban List

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The hashtag formed in response to skyrocketing surge prices during a taxi protest at a New York City airport (a demonstration against the Trump travel ban). Austin, Texas (due to city policies).

Iconic Art Deco Property Meets State of the Art Video Mapping System


Formerly a synagogue and largest private residence in the city, the 16,000 square feet Temple House was gutted, re-imagined and re-purposed into a gorgeous blank canvas for events. The technology allows planners to transport their attendees to any city in the world.

The Envelope, Please…8 New AAA Five Diamond Stunners

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Eight hotels are brand-new Five Diamond honorees, and here they are. The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas Museum-quality artwork, a luxurious club-level lounge and a nationally acclaimed restaurant set this hotel apart.

6 Things Planners Can Learn from Awards Season

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The red carpet rolled out at the top of the New Year on Jan. 27) at Sheraton New York Times Square in New York City and the Grammys (Jan. 2 at the Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) Film Awards Gala.

Alternative Meeting Locales Made Easy

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Your next breakout may be in a castle or just around the corner thanks to emerging space sharing platforms that make everything from cabins in the woods to New York City high-rise space available to groups online. Splacer.

Thrival Festival Integrates Pittsburgh Locale into Event

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I was born and raised in New York City. We really got a feel for what it means to be a resident of Pittsburgh, including understanding the issues the city is grappling with,” she said. Any immersion into a city had to be done on her own, she said, and on her own time.

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Introducing Marriott’s New Snapisode Series

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This is also an exciting new venture for Snapchat. Marriott’s new use of the platform creates endless possibilities for introducing different brands to sponsor takeovers or even establish their own channels. Hotel Tech Social Media Technology Hotels & Hospitality

Hot Technologies 2018

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Recognize how new technologies, such as mixed reality and artificial intelligence reality can impact the hospitality industry. Jim is an adjunct faculty member at New York University, teaching in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies since 1990.

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How The American Planning Association Keeps Their Annual Conference Fresh

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Javits Convention Center New York City. We have to balance the program to ensure it addresses conference attendees’ core professional-development needs through learning and networking opportunities,” Alongi said, “but also provides new experiences.” Event Details.

Which of MIT’s 10 Breakthrough Technologies Are Event-Industry Game Changers?

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For the past 18 years, the editors have selected 10 tech advances they think “will shape the way we work and live now and for years to come.” Sensing City — a new project in Toronto, called Quayside, is rethinking an urban neighborhood by using the latest digital technologies.

20 Powerful Product Launch Event Ideas


New product on the way? One of the most successful ways to release a new product is through an event. Simply put, a product launch is when a company brings a new product to market. As we mentioned previously, one of the best ways to launch a new product is through an event.

FEATURE FRIDAY: Fall Event Lineup + Intrepid Museum NYC Event Venue


As the year winds down, event professionals are only getting started on holiday parties and all the great things in store for the event community in the new year ahead.

A Preview of the Las Vegas Convention Center Expansion

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As if hosting the world’s largest tech tradeshow wasn’t enough, facility staff combatted flooding and a long power outage. The idea is to maintain current business and attract new events. Expansion to the Jacob Javits Center in New York City and the $585M Music City Center in Nashville.

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What the ‘Sense of Place’ Travel Trend Means for Event Design

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Portland resident Laura Morgan has a passionate interest in food, along with architecture, culture, history, and the stories of the people who live in her city. They might see what were rundown buildings finding new life as pop-up dinner spaces or music venues or art galleries. “At

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15 of 2016’s Hottest Meeting Destinations

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Las Vegas, New York City, Paris and other perennial favorites were among the world’s top meetings destinations in 2016, but several other locations significantly enhanced their appeal largely due to major expansion and renovation projects. The city was ranked as the top U.S.

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20 Brand Activation Ideas


Brand activation is a relatively new term in the marketing world, becoming popular within the last few years. They periodically host an invite-only, executive dinner in New York City to educate attendees on B2B revenue growth, networking, and the buyer's journey.

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NYC Invites You to Meet Brooklyn

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With these new developments, along with unique venues and easy transportation access to Manhattan by subway and ferry, we are inviting planners to see why more people are choosing to Make It NYC in Brooklyn.”. of event space for design shows, tech expos and product launches.

5 Reasons To Use a Coworking Venue for Your Event


For example, The Farm is a unique event space in New York City that is also co-branded as Blueprint Health, which is a startup accelerator supporting companies working in the health and technology sectors.

{Sponsored Post} #MeetingsImagined at @NewarkAirportMarriott


First of all, as a tech geek, I was pleased to find that the hotel was totally renovated recently and includes beautiful meeting and guest rooms with up-to-date technology and a much more modern feel.

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10 Corporate Event Marketing Ideas


Volvo’s used this zen event marketing approach to promote their new car model. Along the same lines, Volvo opened their own Zen Den experience called Escape Your City in London, Manchester, and Edinburgh to support the new Volvo model, VXC60.

Teaming of Business Events, Startups Hooks New Audiences

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As things move to data, we become less an old traditional industry and more of a New-Age one,” said Al Cervero, AEM’s senior vice president for construction, mining, and utility. “A New Capital, News Ideas. And on a panel that asked the question, “What Can Tech Do For Restaurants?”

8 Best Practices for Planning Corporate Events


Karen Shackman, Founder of Shackman Associates New York, shares top tips you need to keep in mind when planning your corporate event. Your group might be able to piggyback costs for specific AV and tech items that could otherwise be out of the budget if done independently.