What Does the Net Neutrality Appeal Mean for Planners?

SmartMeetings

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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Evolving Event Design with David Ball from Brandfuel

Event Industry News

He has worked with major brands in hospitality, banking, telecommunications and technology and he has been delivering projects all over the world for Google, for the last sixteen years. The second lecture in the University of Westminster’s autumn Event Design Lecture Series takes place on Monday 14th October. Brandfuel, the award-winning London based creative agency produces major experiences for Google and other global brands year on year.

Carla Harris

PCMA Convene

Her 30-year career has provided Harris experiences in the technology, media, retail, telecommunications, transportation, industrial, and health-care sectors.

[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.

Geena Davis to Give Closing Address at PCMA Convening Leaders 2019

PCMA Convene

In addition to her film and television career and athletic pursuits, Davis was appointed special envoy to promote efforts including the Tech Needs Girls campaign for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

Tarsus Group buys 70% stake in Touch China

Event Industry News

3D glass is expected to see rapid adoption and volume growth in a broad range of end market applications including telecommunications, consumer products, automotive, medical, and smart homes. Tarsus, the global B2B media group, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of 70% of Shenzhen Zhong Xin Cai Exhibition Company; owner and organiser of Touch China & 3D Glass Expo strengthening the Group’s presence in its Shenzhen hub.

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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

Will Death of Net Neutrality Kill the Event Store?

Smart Meetings

In November, the Supreme Court declined a petition from telecommunication industry groups to take up the issue of the legality the FCC’s ability to regulate the issue.

New Podcast – How Does Your Events Program Stack Up?

Cvent

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. Is your organization’s events program at “expert” level or does it need a little work?

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.

Make Your Event Wi-Fi Not Suck – #EventIcons Episode 148

Endless Events

White Paper: Negotiating the Internet Landscape at Hotels and Convention Centers – If you plan to order Internet or telecommunications services for your event, it is critical to understand the underlying business model in play.

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Live from #GoWest19 – #EventIcons Episode 149

Endless Events

White Paper: Negotiating the Internet Landscape at Hotels and Convention Centers – If you plan to order Internet or telecommunications services for your event, it is critical to understand the underlying business model in play. On this episode of #EventIcons we are live from GO WEST!

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2019 40 Under 40: The In-Crowd

Connect Your Meetings

Telecommunication Industry Association. Meet the “In-Crowd,” our 2019 Connect Association 40 Under 40. This year’s group celebrates the diversity inherent in the events industry. Honorees range from company presidents to budding CVB stars. They come from myriad backgrounds, using different strengths to advance their organizations and careers. While each has a unique style, this collection of superstars is in on what it takes to create lasting and impactful experiences.

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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.

What Event Profs Can Learn from Netflix’s “You”

Connect Your Meetings

Unless they are a work colleague that you are telecommunicative with, chances are, the person sending you a friend request doesn’t personally know you. Social media has become part of our daily lives with direct access through our smartphones. Now, our society must think about this fact when approaching our own personal digital safety. The main character, Joe Goldberg (average Joe as I like to call him), from Netflix’s thriller series “You” was no mastermind killer.

What’s the Economic Impact of the Meetings Industry?

PCMA Convene

The industry also employs more workers than the telecommunications sector or oil and gas. In terms of jobs, the meetings and events industry creates more direct jobs than large manufacturing sectors such as automotive, chemicals, and food.

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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

12 Imaginative Events from Cisco

Bizzabo

Cisco is a San Jose based technology company that develops, manufactures, and sells networking and telecommunication tools (among other things). Cisco is a leader in the event space.

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Agency Spotlight: Top Banana

Event Industry News

The agency work with a range of sectors from luxury, telecommunications and food and beverage to banking and insurance, automotive and retail. This article is brought to you in association with Macroart.

16 Can't-Miss AI Events in 2019

Bizzabo

Description: An AI and machine learning conference for those in the telecommunications industry. Why You Should Attend: Presented by Upperside Conferences, a leader in Parisian technology events, AI Net is an AI and machine learning conference geared towards the telecommunications community.

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An Extraterrestrial Site Visit

PCMA Convene

Photo by Guerilla Science.

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.

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.

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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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.

30 Trade Show Ideas for Attracting Visitors

Bizzabo

In the above example, Vodafone (the British multinational telecommunications conglomerate) uses a pop-up tent to help entice visitors into their world. Have you considered exhibiting at a trade show?

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?

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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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.

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Your Story Blog Series: Caroline Kay

Event Leadership Institute

Current and past clients include British Telecommunications, HP, Avanade, Microsoft, GSK, Merchant Acquirer’s Committee and Compaq. Caroline Kay has done it all, from Conference & Events Director, to serving as COO at a leadership development consulting company, and most recently, opening her own event management firm, C.KAY International. Today, Caroline focusses on running her business and producing events across the globe for top-notch corporate clients.

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.

How One Journalist Is Uniting the European Tech Scene

Bizzabo

I then began writing about telecommunications and the early days of the world wide web. Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold.

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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.

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TOP 50 advertising conferences to attend in 2019

Eventory

If you want to discuss the matters of website design, cross-media ownership, cultural studies, film, public relations, telecommunication policy, advertising, agenda setting, juvenile audience preferences, and cross-national communication – register on the website! #32

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.

Q & A Panel Series- Event Tips From the Pros

TicketBud

Elizabeth actively serves as a Vice-Chair on the Austin Community Technology and Telecommunications Commission. 5 Experts Share Their Experiences To A Successful Event. Planning and managing an event can be tedious. So much goes into it, but what are the most important aspects of a successful event? I asked leading event industry experts to share their tips and experiences from within the event planning industry.

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Audience Partners Granted Second U.S. Patent for Voter-Targeted Digital Advertising Across 4 Screens

Audience Partners

Focused on healthcare, politics, advocacy and telecommunications, Audience Partners’ success is due to its ability to accurately reach high value audiences on their digital devices at scale by connecting offline databases with online devices.

Audience Partners Launches Voter-Targeted Mobile-Optimized Advertising Solution for Political Campaigns and Advocacy

Audience Partners

Focused on healthcare, politics, advocacy and telecommunications, Audience Partners’ success is due to its ability to accurately reach high value audiences on their digital devices at scale by connecting offline databases with online devices.