AV & Connectivity

5G in the Event Space: What Can Strategists Expect?

What should strategists expect this year and next?

January 22, 2019

Do Phones Belong in Meetings? There’s No Black-or-White Answer

Author Liza Kindred says that phones should be put away during meetings, but only sometimes. She offers recommendations on how to embrace the technology.

BY Barbara Palmer November 19, 2018

Making Analytics Count at Data for Good Exchange

Bloomberg built a sold-out event focused on the ways data science can make the world a better place.

October 30, 2018

Are Event Strategists Ready for Multi-hub Meetings?

Meeting Design Institute President Maarten Vanneste says rapid tech evolution is driving this format but many planners are not yet embracing it.

October 15, 2018

Is Telepresence Coming to a Screen Near You?

The next chapter of digital events will include speakers who are streamed as holograms. Learn about Vimeo’s new feature that will make the sci-fi-sounding world of 3D holograms a reality.

BY David McMillin October 12, 2018

Rotary International Tells Immersive Story with VR ‘Empathy Machines’

Rotary International wanted to give attendees a unique glimpse into the organization’s efforts to eradicate polio and establish peace. So they created a massive simultaneous virtual-reality viewing experience.

BY David McMillin October 5, 2017

Commerce + Creativity Does not Equal Cacophony

C2MTL stages its boldly designed program in large, open-air spaces — and through trial and error has learned how to calibrate its sound

BY Barbara Palmer May 1, 2015

Scene and Heard: 10 Tips for Getting the Best Sound Mix at Events

Getting the perfect sound mix at events and meetings can be difficult, but if you follow these best practices provided by our three experts you’ll make some sweet noise.

BY Kate Mulcrone May 1, 2015

The Complete Guide to Audio at Meetings

Leading AV providers, audiologists, and meeting organizers offer best practices for fine-tuning the sound mix at your meetings and events.

BY Convene Editors May 1, 2015

Sound Advice on the Audio Dynamics of Live Events

Music-engineering professor Colby Leider shares his acoustic expertise — from the cocktail-party effect and appropriate intelligibility to loudspeaker placement and open-air environments.

BY Michelle Russell May 1, 2015

Can Attendees Improve Acoustics at Meetings?

Cognitive scientist Josh Mcdermott on why people hear what they do — and why the auditory conferences he attends often have terrible acoustics.

BY Corin Hirsch May 1, 2015

How to Create Good Sound Design in Open-Air Spaces

Audio engineer Steve Bush takes on identifying sound leakage, controlling Reverberation, and finding the right expert.

BY Michelle Russell May 1, 2015