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.

Breaking Records Using VR at Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting

A virtual-reality simulation at a medical meeting sought to educate in an innovative way — while setting a world record. 

BY Ellen Ryan October 1, 2018

5 Top Internet Trends for Business Events

We picked five trends most relevant to business events from venture capitalist Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends report.

BY Casey Gale June 13, 2018

How to Get More Out of Your Registration Data

The registration system for a real-estate company’s annual conference seamlessly integrates with its other platforms and offers valuable insights about prospective attendee behavior.

BY Michelle R. Davis June 1, 2018

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