SmartSource Blog

Month: July 2016

Using Meeting Objectives To Select Event Technology
Jul 28, 2016 by
Selecting event technology can be a daunting task. If you’re an event planner, there is so much to choose from and so little time. Features, functions, and data outputs are certainly key factors in making a decision, but those come later in the purchase process. To get the right technology, planners should first start with identifying meeting objectives and take it from there.   Identify Macro Objectives Every meeting has a goal. Corporate meetings could drive more sales, inc...
How To Offset The Cost Of Wireless Internet Access At Public Events
Jul 21, 2016 by
Providing wireless Internet connectivity for a public event—a home and garden show, film festival, or the Olympic Games—is an expensive proposition. There are, however, a number of ways for event organizers to offset the cost of WiFi. To set the stage for good WiFi coverage and create opportunities to recoup some of the expense, event organizers have some work to do: Approximate the number of attendees and devices that have to be accommodated Determine the needs of internal produc...
4 Creative Ways to Use Charging Stations at Events
Jul 14, 2016 by
Smartphone charging stations are one of the most in-demand amenities for trade shows and conferences. After all, there are only so many wall outlets to go around, and not every attendee brings a charging cable with them to the event. But, charging stations do much more than charge electronic devices. They add value in lots of settings. Charging kiosks come in a variety of sizes and shapes (including secure lockers). They are equipped with all of the connectors needed to accommodate popular ph...
Case Study

Blog Archives