What Does the Net Neutrality Appeal Mean for Planners?

Smart Meetings

Eliminating Net Neutrality would hand over such power to the biggest telecommunication giants in the United States—Comcast, Verizon and AT&T. You’ve probably seen a lot of headlines today about the repeal of Net Neutrality. So, what’s all the controversy? What comes next?

Grass Roots awarded three-year Sibos contract

Event Industry News

SWIFT (The Society of Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) has appointed Grass Roots to provide a range of delegate management services for Sibos, its annual conference and exhibition for the financial industry, until 2021.

Event Technology Awards 2016 judge’s spotlight: Sarah Yeats

Event Industry News

Having worked in event agencies for over 10 years, Sarah has a wealth of experience and transferable skills from a number of industry-leading, global companies across the automotive, telecommunications and technology sectors. Joining the Event Technology Awards judging panel for 2016 is Client Services Director at Sledge, Sarah Yeats.

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[Webinar] The 4 Stages of Event Program Maturity: View Your Organization Through the Lens of the Event Evolution Model

MeetingsNet

Mike honed his product and marketing experience with diverse operating roles at some of the nation’s largest technology media, telecommunications and education technology companies. Webinar live date: November 7, 2018 at 2pm ET / 11am PT.

GL events UK extends leadership team with Group Quality Manager

Event Industry News

Steve Collins joins the business in the role, reporting to Managing Director, Scott Jameson, and brings with him experience working for brands including Vinci Construction, telent telecommunications and Marconi operating in the highly regulated rail, highways, telecom and construction sectors. GL events UK has hired a Group Quality Manager to continue the company’s ambition to offer the very finest quality in the industry, throughout every facet of the group’s operations.

How to Jumpstart a Conversation

PCMA Convene

I try really hard to introduce myself to people when I’m in a one-on-one situation or there’s not that many people,” said Stark, who teaches graduate classes in the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University. Kio Stark, author of When Strangers Meet. “I

We're Surging Ahead in the SaaS Industry with 10+ New Partnerships

Bizzabo

Since launching in 2012, Bizzabo has enabled thousands of events to run seamlessly for companies across a wide array of verticals, including education, entertainment, retail, travel, telecommunications and more. Bizzabo is helping SaaS companies grow their events strategy.

The New Economic Significance Study: Making Sense of the Numbers

MeetingsNet

The newest study from Oxford Economics on the economic significance of the meetings industry is out, illustrating the size and impact of meetings, conferences, incentive travel programs, and trade shows. First the new numbers…. In the U.S. in 2016, there were: • 1.9

DB Systems rebrands to DBpixelhouse

Event Industry News

A large team from DBpixelhouse will be onsite at Farnborough this week, as they prepare to go live as the official supplier of internet and telecommunications for the airshow. DB Systems are excited to announce that they have rebranded to DBpixelhouse.

How Blockchain Can Disrupt Financial Services

BizBash

Commercial banking, consumer banking, payment card network, money transfer services, telecommunications, regulators. This table below highlights how blockchain can disrupt various aspects of the financial services industry. Function Current Process Future Process Impacted. Security and Digital Identity – Compliance (KYC) The Know Your Customer (KYC) regulation is an integral part of global anti-money laundering (AML) efforts.

Agency Spotlight: Rapiergroup

Event Industry News

They had one client – Plessey Electronics, a defence electronics and telecommunications company – who asked them to handle international exhibitions as well as advertising, so they formed a separate company using the initials of their names – RAP, a small step to RAPier, you see?

An Extraterrestrial Site Visit

PCMA Convene

Photo by Guerilla Science.

Breaking Down Bandwidth: 4 Things You Need to Know

PCMA Convene

Despite what most venues want you to believe, you are not required to adhere to their “exclusive” arrangements with in-house telecommunications or audiovisual providers. There’s a misconception within the events industry that bandwidth is the same thing as Wi-Fi.

Using Multiple Digital Communication Channels to Engage Attendees

PCMA Convene

E ven as more organizations are repackaging their in-person experiences into digital event formats, the constant drumbeat sounds: Online can never replicate or replace face-to-face. So, do they leave virtual attendees feeling left behind?

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How to prepare your company for GDPR – interview

Eventory

Reading Time: 14 minutes It is less than a month now, until the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are implemented. There are many rumours being said in this topic. We asked a legal advisor, what is really going to change and how to adjust your company actions, according to the law.

The Power of Talking With Strangers

PCMA Convene

That was when I really started to wonder about it,” said Stark, who teaches graduate classes in the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University. Kio Stark was in her late 20s before she realized that not everybody shares her obsession with talking to strangers.

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What the Travel Ban Could Mean for Scientific Meetings

PCMA Convene

Telecommunications, the internet, everything. As of today, the status of President Trump’s controversial travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries is up in the air.

The Revolution Will Be Digitalized

PCMA Convene

When Jeremy Rifkin paid German Chancellor Angela Merkel a visit in Berlin shortly after she took office in 2005, the economist didn’t mince words.

What the Travel Ban Could Mean for Scientific Meetings

PCMA Convene

Telecommunications, the internet, everything. Illustration by Mike Reddy. As of today, the status of President Trump’s controversial travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries is up in the air.