HOTEL SAX CHICAGO
At this 14,000-square-foot conference center in downtown Chicago, a 36-inch Vista Systems video wall greets conference attendees with promotion, branding, and sponsor information. Other tech goodies: a Dusk-to-Dawn LED lights systems, and built-in, high-res video and sound, and programmable lighting, controlled from a tablet.
AT&T EXECUTIVE EDUCATION AND CONFERENCE CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
The University of Texas at Austin’s new hotel and conference center offers 40,000 square feet of meeting space with 37 rooms, including a multimedia amphitheater with a video wall, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, HD projectors, webcasting capabilities, a telepresence room, and more.
QUÉBEC CITY CONVENTION CENTRE
The first in Canada to offer free wireless, wall-to-wall high-speed Internet access, the center partners with its AV supplier, AVW-Telav, to provide SocialLive, a social-network platform that allows attendees, present or not, to post text, photos, and video via Twitter, Facebook, and email.
JAVITS CENTER, NEW YORK CITY At this Manhattan convention center, Wi-Fi throughout the facility is a key benefit for planners and exhibitors, plus stations to print out boarding passes, and improved cell-phone reception.
BOSTON CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTER
The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) offers free Wi-Fi throughout the facility, and teleconferencing and videoconferencing services in all exhibit halls and in 82 meeting rooms.