CONNECTING WITH YOUR ATTENDEES is the name of the game, and two facility-based technologies offer a glimpse into leading-edge, on-site meeting communications. At Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee, Fla., iConnect, an in-house creation, has been operating in the resort's 1,406 guest rooms for about six months. The system gives attendees free Internet access (on a 15-inch flat-screen monitor with a full-size mouse and keyboard) as well as the ability to send instant messages to other guests (as long ...

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