Event Technology

When it’s imperative that you keep your attendees connected, here’s what you need to know about Wi-Fi, video feeds, simulcasts, apps, social media, and more. We look at what works and what doesn't, and talk to meeting professionals about their favorites.

7 Minute Fitness Challenge

With this app, there’s no excuse anymore for not exercising on the road.

BY Convene Editors January 3, 2017

Using Data to Improve Your Event-Marketing Strategy

Three meeting and association professionals share insights on how and what data to collect and how to use it.

January 3, 2017

Multi-Hub Meetings Combine Convenience of Digital, Camaraderie of Face-to-Face

An emerging model combines the convenience of digital with the camaraderie of face-to-face.

BY David McMillin January 3, 2017

How to Put Remote Attendees in ‘Middle of the Action’

Jennifer Kingen Kush, DES, explains how the Digital Experience Institute creates engagement for online attendees at Convening Leaders LIVE.

BY Convene Editors January 3, 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