Tech News/Trends http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6668/more en Beyond “Dumb” Internet: Get Ready for the Really Cool Networked Event http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/beyond-dumb-internet-get-ready-really-cool-networked-event <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"Set it and forget it" doesn't cut it anymore as a high-speed Internet access plan for meetings and events, says Christos Karmis of Mobilitie, the Internet network provider that just hooked up MGM's nine Las Vegas resorts to handle 120,000 concurrent Wi-Fi users. Here are the new questions planners must ask if they want happy logged-in attendees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/beyond-dumb-internet-get-ready-really-cool-networked-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/beyond-dumb-internet-get-ready-really-cool-networked-event#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Event Planning Medical Meetings Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:34:00 +0000 40811 at http://meetingsnet.com Top Hotels for Tweeters (and Other Social Networking Mavens) http://meetingsnet.com/blog/top-hotels-tweeters-and-other-social-networking-mavens <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Are your attendees insane over Instagram? Tantalized by Twitter? Fanatic about Facebook? These hotels aim to please.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/top-hotels-tweeters-and-other-social-networking-mavens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/top-hotels-tweeters-and-other-social-networking-mavens#comments Tech News/Trends Site News face2face Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:06:00 +0000 40421 at http://meetingsnet.com Survey Finds Demand Increasing for Online CME and Virtual Courses http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/survey-finds-demand-increasing-online-cme-and-virtual-courses <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Recent data collected by Elsevier, AcademicCME, and ArcheMedX shows nearly all clinicians will either increase or maintain participation in online CE programs in the next year</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/survey-finds-demand-increasing-online-cme-and-virtual-courses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/cme-design/survey-finds-demand-increasing-online-cme-and-virtual-courses#comments CME Design Tech News/Trends Fri, 13 Dec 2013 18:51:00 +0000 39081 at http://meetingsnet.com Active Network to Roll StarCite into New Smart Events Cloud http://meetingsnet.com/tech/active-network-roll-starcite-new-smart-events-cloud <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Active Network Inc., which offers a suite of Web-based technologies to manage meetings and events, has announced a major upgrade and integration of its toolset. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/active-network-roll-starcite-new-smart-events-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech/active-network-roll-starcite-new-smart-events-cloud#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Management Tech News/Trends Strategic Meetings Management Tech Wed, 09 Oct 2013 13:52:00 +0000 37122 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Over the next nine months, Active Network Inc. plans to roll out a redesigned, integrated meeting technology called Smart Events Cloud.</p> Pathable Upgrades Mobile System, Adds Revenue Opportunities http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/pathable-upgrades-mobile-system-adds-revenue-opportunities <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meeting technology company Pathable is launching a new version of its Web-based “Event Experience Platform” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/pathable-upgrades-mobile-system-adds-revenue-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/pathable-upgrades-mobile-system-adds-revenue-opportunities#comments Mobile/Apps Social Media Tech News/Trends Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:04:00 +0000 37042 at http://meetingsnet.com Pair of Studies: Wi-Fi Critical for Business Travel and Events http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/pair-studies-wi-fi-critical-business-travel-and-events <div class="field-deck"> Hotels need to make major investments in infrastructure; users need to share the cost. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meeting planners want free Wi-Fi, but free Wi-Fi is often inadequate. Resolving the disconnect will require hotels to make major investments in infrastructure and users to share the cost.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/pair-studies-wi-fi-critical-business-travel-and-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/pair-studies-wi-fi-critical-business-travel-and-events#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Resources and Reports Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 36782 at http://meetingsnet.com Membership Society Launches to Focus on Event Technology http://meetingsnet.com/tech/membership-society-launches-focus-event-technology <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If you are involved in decision-making for event technology products and services, you would probably love networking with like-tasked planners. That&rsquo;s the premise on which TeccSociety, a combo membership organization and tech vendor directory, is based.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/membership-society-launches-focus-event-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech/membership-society-launches-focus-event-technology#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Tech News/Trends Medical Meetings News Tech Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:54:00 +0000 36491 at http://meetingsnet.com 8 Great Tech Ideas from PlannerTech 2013 http://meetingsnet.com/tech/8-great-tech-ideas-plannertech-2013 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>More than 240 meeting and event planners gathered in New York City’s Financial District for PlannerTech on August 13 to talk tech with the brains behind some of the industry’s biggest ideas. Read on for eight of the best ideas, pulled from PlannerTech’s sessions, to help make your next meeting as tech-savvy as this one. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/8-great-tech-ideas-plannertech-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech/8-great-tech-ideas-plannertech-2013#comments Tech News/Trends Tech Mon, 19 Aug 2013 20:57:00 +0000 35661 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Kristi Casey Sanders demonstrates the use of augmented reality apps on an iPhone at Plannertech 2013.</p> Amanda Lucci Alison Smith Jenks on Shareability: Going Beyond Engagement at Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/alison-smith-jenks-shareability-going-beyond-engagement-meetings <div class="field-deck"> Event planners need to know how to reach the viral audience </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Event planners need to think about the third audience. Didn’t know you had one of those? It’s your viral audience—people who will be touched by your conference content when members of your live and virtual audiences share it. FreemanXP's Alison Smith Jenks tells you how to spread your word.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/alison-smith-jenks-shareability-going-beyond-engagement-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/alison-smith-jenks-shareability-going-beyond-engagement-meetings#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Social Media Tech News/Trends Objectives/ROI Medical Meetings Tips From Top Mon, 05 Aug 2013 20:47:00 +0000 35431 at http://meetingsnet.com Hilton Launches Online Portal for Meeting Planners http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/hilton-launches-online-portal-meeting-planners <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hilton Worldwide recently launched a portal site for meeting planners called Connect at Hilton Worldwide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/hilton-launches-online-portal-meeting-planners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech-newstrends/hilton-launches-online-portal-meeting-planners#comments Tech News/Trends Tue, 30 Jul 2013 20:10:00 +0000 35361 at http://meetingsnet.com