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?

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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.

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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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

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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.

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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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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.

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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.