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.

6 Good Reasons for Creating a Multi-Hub Digital Event

There are lots of reasons why organizations are expanding their digital events to include multiple hubs. Here are six of them.

May 30, 2018

Can Artificial Intelligence Be Unbiased?

Short answer: Yes. But machine learning is only as good as the data it’s based on. And that’s where it gets challenging.

BY Casey Gale May 29, 2018

Could a Landmark Piece of U.S. Legislation Intersect With GDPR?

GDPR goes into effect tomorrow, but its impact will not be confined to the EU. One legal expert points out how U.S. courts might interpret the law in the future.

BY David McMillin May 23, 2018

The Role of Meetings in the Rise of the Selfie

Is the selfie an unintended consequence of meeting technology?

BY Barbara Palmer March 28, 2018

Meetings We Like: Jeff Bezos’ MARS 2018

Because you need to walk a robotic dog, watch a fly-in drone formation, and play beer pong with a robot at a face-to-face event.

BY Michelle Russell March 21, 2018

Which of MIT’s 10 Breakthrough Technologies Are Event-Industry Game Changers?

MIT Technology Review just published its annual list of 10 technologies that will shape our world. Here are five with direct implications for business events.

BY Michelle Russell March 2, 2018

What #Eventprofs Need to Know About GDPR

The European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation will come into effect in May. Here’s why event planners need to pay attention.

BY Convene Editors February 21, 2018

How to Engage Millennial Attendees

A new study points to key differences in the way millennials and baby boomers prefer to interact, which could affect how conferences are designed.

BY Convene Editors February 21, 2018

What Planners Are Getting Wrong About Video Content

Signifyd’s Sourabh Kothari on how event planners go wrong with video — and how to do it right.

BY Casey Gale February 19, 2018

6 Technological Breakthroughs That Will Change Health Care

From AI to VR, here are six technological breakthroughs shaping the future of healthcare.

BY Barbara Palmer February 13, 2018

When it Comes to Video, Do This Before You Do Anything Else

Amy Guth on integrating video with business objectives.

BY Casey Gale February 2, 2018

Playing Around: What Event Strategists Can Learn From Esports

Yes, there’s an entire industry dedicated to people who play video games competitively. It’s called esports — and there are things it can teach you about compelling online content.

BY Jasmine Zhu February 1, 2018