Tech en FCC Advisory: Venues Can’t Block Wi-Fi <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The FCC today released a warning to would-be Wi-Fi blockers: Don't do it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial/Insurance Meetings Trade Shows Event Planning Tech Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:05:00 +0000 46831 at Houston Convention Center First to Offer Bitcoin <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bitcoin—the virtual currency that seems to have garnered an equal mix of cheers, criticism, and confusion since its launch—is now available to Houston conventioneers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Southwest Tech Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:29:00 +0000 46701 at Geolocation Comes to Boston Convention Center <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Attendees at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center will soon be able to use Sherpa’s digital, turn-by-turn, wayfinding service to get where they need to go.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Trade Shows Northeast U.S. Tech Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:24:00 +0000 46621 at Millennials Make Meetings Better for All <div class="field-byline"> By Rob Carey and Alison Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Today's innovations at meetings, most of which are driven by the needs and desires of younger attendees, are benefiting attendees of all generations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Design Event Planning Global Events Medical Meetings Tech Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:42:00 +0000 46541 at Can Venues Block Your Wi-Fi? Industry Waiting for FCC <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Earlier this week, Marriott said it would no longer block meeting attendees' personal Wi-Fi hotspots at its properties. But a petition filed by Marriott and the AH&LA, asking the FCC to allow Wi-Fi blocking in certain instances, remains open.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Tech News/Trends Corporate Meetings Event Planning Medical Meetings Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:12:00 +0000 46521 at QuickMobile Rolls out Certificate Program, Releases 2.0 Version of App, and Welcomes New CEO <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mobile event apps provider QuickMobile has brought in new CEO, Craig Brennan; designed a certificate program; and launched the latest version of its app platform.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Corporate Meetings Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:51:00 +0000 46451 at <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">Craig Brennan, QuickMobile&#39;s new CEO</span></p> MeetingMetrics Announces An In-App Survey Tool <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>MeetingMetrics, a developer and provider of online and mobile measurement products, has introduced Ion, a tool that allows MeetingMetrics&rsquo; clients to deliver surveys from within their event&rsquo;s mobile app.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile/Apps Objectives/ROI Thu, 08 Jan 2015 13:00:00 +0000 46361 at Harnessing the Multitask Trend: FreemanXP’s New Second-Screen Solution <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In January, FreemanXP will launch FXP | touch, allowing participants to engage with a speaker’s presentation on their mobile devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Audience Engagement Mobile/Apps Tech News/Trends Corporate Meetings Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:20:00 +0000 46101 at Guest Post: A Quick Guide to AV for Multistate Meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Making the case for using nationwide vendors when sourcing audiovisual gear for multistate meetings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Resources Tech News/Trends face2face Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:38:00 +0000 46041 at New Medical Meetings Database Debuts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>eMedEvents launches online resource designed to help healthcare professionals find, and register for, conferences and other medical events.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medical Meetings Resources Tech News/Trends Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:01:00 +0000 46031 at