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.

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

Travel in an Age of Uncertainty

The Skift Global Forum touched on a range of challenges associated with global travel — and by extension business events.

BY Michelle Russell October 4, 2017

An App That You Wear

Wearable-tech jewelry keeps a meeting manager on track — and in style.

BY Convene Editors September 26, 2017

Yelp Is on the Way

To provide attendees with top drinking and dining options in San Diego, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization partnered with Yelp.

September 25, 2017

How to Achieve Influence and Success in a Digital World

In order for your business or conference to achieve worldwide “word of mouth” on the web, it is crucial to add a human touch to social media.

BY Casey Gale September 12, 2017

The Internet Society Celebrates 25 Years With a Global Hybrid Event This Week

InterCommunity 2017 will bring people from around the world together in an event that combines online and face-to-face participants.

BY Jasmine Zhu September 1, 2017

Data Lessons Learned From a First-Time Beacon User

Beacon technology helped answer some longstanding questions for the Water Quality Association — along with much more.

September 1, 2017

How Event Tech Helped Turn a Conference Into a Global Movement

The 3% Conference tackled the issue of gender imbalance in the advertising industry — five years later, it has evolved into an international community that is enacting real change.

August 28, 2017

A Matchmaking Service for Set Up and Tear Down

What if you could share the cost of your AV equipment and stage setup with other events using the same venue? There’s a new booking platform for that.

BY David McMillin August 25, 2017

Breaking Down Bandwidth: 4 Things You Need to Know

A guide to understanding what it is, where it comes from, and why it’s so important.

BY April Moore August 22, 2017

Digital Strategy to Combat for Possible Declining Registration

Conference organizers say they are concerned that the travel ban will make potential international delegates less willing to travel to their U.S.-based events. Do they plan to double down on their hybrid and digital offerings to offset lower attendance?

BY Michelle Russell August 16, 2017

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