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Tech Friendly Venues - Questions to Ask when Sourcing New Venues


September 09, 2014 6:00 PM UTC until September 09, 2014 7:00 PM UTC

You’ve found a venue with great space, amazing looking menus and in the ideal location - but does it meet your tech needs?  Discover how to add a technology discussion to your venue sourcing process, save money by understanding your options earlier and avoid a last minute scramble to solve tech problems. 

PSAV’s Matt Harvey will teach you how to validate a venue’s power distribution,installed AV, digital signage and Wi-Fi capabilities and set yourself up to be a technology superstar!

Prior to the webinar, check out the PCMA Intersection to watch Dena Kaufman (COO, Opus Event Agency) talk about the importance of understanding technology.  

  • Discover what questions to ask to make sure your next venue is tech friendly
  • Identify potential hidden tech costs and how to avoid them
  • Make informed decisions about what you can do if the venue can’t deliver the tech you need
Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Time: 1:00pm Central
Cost: Complimentary

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Matt Harvey

Matt Harvey oversees PSAV’s Internet & Network Services business.  He is responsible for High Speed Internet Access services at over 470 PSAV partner locations from new opportunity sales and installations through to sales strategy and operational support.  He also leads PSAV’s HSIA technology roadmap.

Matt began his career with PSAV in 2003.  Starting in field operations in the UK he quickly moved to a role as IT Manager for Europe.  In 2008, he relocated to Chicago to serve as an HSIA Sales Engineer before successive promotions to his current role as VP, Client Network Services in 2012.  Harvey has a M.Sc. in Chemistry from The University of Birmingham, UK as well as key industry certifications from Microsoft and Cisco and is an active participant in Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG).    

Continuing Education Credit

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