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.

How Can Data Analytics Transform Meetings?

As an association that focuses on analytics, INFORMS wants a sophisticated data system — like those used by its members — to help it make better decisions.

July 31, 2017

Share Your Location?

What is your legal responsibility to ensure that attendees know that location-sensing technology is in use at meetings and events? We asked a lawyer.

BY Barbara Palmer July 26, 2017

Event Marketing: C-Suite Strategy Talks

To bring events up to speed with the desires of modern consumers, planners should learn to integrate emerging technology into live events to create memorable experiences.

BY Casey Gale July 19, 2017

Canada’s Nurses Meet, Speak Out in Calgary

How a medical association is using its app to amplify members’ voices, at their meeting and beyond.

BY Calgary TELUS Convention Centre July 17, 2017

The Best App to Use to Track Food and Exercise

Business travel doesn’t have to sideline your wellness goals.

BY Convene Editors July 3, 2017

A Robot Who Makes Site Visits

A newly acquired robot being tested at a Boston hotel may help you make long-distance site visits and — in a pinch — sit in at meetings.

BY Casey Gale June 20, 2017

Does the Events Industry Really Need a New Conference for Digital Strategy?

Yes, according to the organizers of Transform USA, which debuts in Washington, D.C., next month.

BY Christopher Durso June 13, 2017

Reshaping the Asian Tech Landscape

Move over, Silicon Valley. For a small country, Singapore is quickly becoming a massive global innovation hub.

June 8, 2017

3 Takeaways From Freeman’s Global Brand Experience Study

Nearly 1,000 global marketers shared how live events fit in their overall strategy, shedding light on opportunities for growth and development in the industry.

BY Michelle Russell June 6, 2017

Can Artificial Intelligence Make You a Better Networker?

It might be better to skip the lunch buffet small talk and head straight for the app.

BY Jasmine Zhu June 6, 2017

Attract and Retain Rock-Star Employees

‘It comes down to respect, and feeling that individual and understanding what their goals are both professionally and personally.’

BY Christopher Durso June 5, 2017

The Sunshine Act Effect

A paradigm shift in the relationships between doctors and vendors is creating new approaches to learning — like a virtual education format for physicians modeled after online poker.

BY David McMillin June 1, 2017