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How to Optimize CEU Tracking With Beacons
Nov 30, 2016 by
There are many ways to track attendees for continuing education units (CEU) during conferences. While the process begins with recording when attendees enter and exit a presentation, it ends with the actual issuance of the credit. Of all the methods being used, using wearable beacons to optimize CEU tracking has benefits and capabilities that other systems don’t.  Traditional CEU Tracking (Without Beacons) [caption id="attachment_903378" align="alignright" width="444"] Manually tracking doze...
Which Projection Screen is Best for My Event?
Mar 01, 2016 by
Many business meetings, presentations, speakers, sessions, and corporate events rely on projection screens to provide primary or secondary images. Whether these images are the main focus of a presentation or if they’re simply helping to set the stage by adding a visual element to a speaker’s message, projection screens have long been a popular favorite for event planners and corporate meeting organizers. Screens and projectors are the long-running technology favorite for PowerPoint presentat...
Thinking Outside the BOX for Trade Show Event Tech
Jan 26, 2016 by
Trade show exhibitors and event planners are perpetually looking for fresh ways to promote their business, products, services and ideas. Businesses are always in need of unique ways to distinguish themselves from the competition and help draw a crowd off the showroom floor. Industry professionals know that the success of trade show exhibits often relies on technology—from the basics of sound, lighting, and lead retrieval, and moving up to leading-edge event technology that sets new standards. ...
Getting the Most Out of Audience Response Systems
Jan 19, 2016 by
With Today’s technology, everything is about “instant.” We access information instantly, communicate in a flash anywhere in the world, and we can find out in real time what our audience is thinking and what they care about. Tapping into that “instant” ability is part of creating and running a successful trade show, conference, or corporate event. If you are running or presenting at an event, you are always looking for ways to boost attendee engagement and audience participation. Audie...
Trade Show Booth Technology Tips for 2016
Jan 12, 2016 by
With 2016 now upon us, it’s time to take a look at tech ideas and tips that you can use for your trade show booth to get the most engagement and best ROI this year. You may, or may not, already know which industry shows you will be attending this year. But even if you haven’t made your final list yet, the most important thing you can ask yourself before you commit to any booth design, or technology, is this: What technology did you use last year in your exhibits and how did it work for you...
Technology for Exhibits
Jan 05, 2016 by
For museums, exhibitions, showrooms, trade shows, product launches, and marketing campaigns, exhibits are a way to draw visitors into a fresh world of experiences, ideas, and information. Naturally, technology is paving new ground—enhancing the viewer’s involvement with a subject, product, or idea. Exhibits have been a stimulating event  since the dawn of recorded history; for thousands of years, humans have created opportunities “to collect, preserve, interpret, and display items of art...
Tech Rentals for POP-UP Events!
Dec 29, 2015 by
Pop-up events and pop-up retail are growing in popularity—for good reason! The new economical focus on small business and business expansion has led to a rise in temporary business locations—often as part of a greater area event or promotion such as: Festivals Downtown initiatives Citywide events Expos Brand “experiences” Temporary exhibitions Art installations Pop-up museums Pop-up retail has emerged as the antidote to stale shopping malls. By creating a limited time opportuni...
Technology for Video Games and Gaming Conferences
Dec 24, 2015 by
Creating a successful gaming conference requires not only the same level of management and innovation as any other tradeshow, it also requires an even greater emphasis on technology. As you are no doubt aware, advances in technology are taking place in all areas of our lives, and clearly the gaming world is no exception. When you are in the business of gaming, whether you’re creating video games or are a gaming event manager, you know you have to have access to the most advanced processors, ...
Event Technology that’s Hot for 2016
Dec 15, 2015 by
With 2016 right around the corner, it’s a good time to take a look at what’s hot for event technology, and how we can use that technology to improve both the experience of an event, as well as the bottom line success. It’s important to note that even though technology now allows for virtual meetings and webinars, in-person events still provide the best way to build relationships, network, find qualified buyers, meet vendors, and generate buzz and interest. Hot Event Technology to Use i...
Technology that Supports Education
Dec 08, 2015 by
Education is the lifeblood of many industries. Although it’s easy to think only of traditional classrooms, many business functions are designed to facilitate the distribution and/or exchange of information. According to Wikipedia (we thank them for helping us ALL learn!): "Education is the process of facilitating learning. Knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits of a group of people are transferred to other people, through storytelling, discussion, teaching, training, or research.” (...
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