Bring Your General Sessions to Life with Theater-in-the-Round Commented on: 3 weeks ago (June 8, 2016)

Great advice for what can be a challenging, but stunning setup. For shots of a great implementation of an in-the-round general session setup (including 360 projection on the outer walls), I...

The Simplest Wi-Fi Negotiation Article You’ve Ever Read Commented on: 14 weeks ago (March 23, 2016)

Great article, folks. One of the best writeups I've seen yet. Glad to see the suggestion of getting reports from previous events. Been saying for years that's one of the best ways to get a handle...

IMEX America 2015: Notes from an #IMEX15 Newbie Commented on: 36 weeks ago (October 21, 2015)

Thanks for the mention, Sue! Great seeing you at IMEX, and I'm glad you've learned your inputs from your outputs ;)

Cyber Security: A Real Risk for Meetings Commented on: 1 year ago (January 27, 2015)

4. Secure your WiFi
I've been advocating this for quite some time now. Simply putting a password on your network, even if it's 1234 or the name of your event, and even if it's plastered on...

Commentary: Year of the Backlash Commented on: 1 year ago (December 19, 2014)

Perhaps a backlash against the backlash? Sometimes it's amazing to me how fast we turn on things. I try to keep in mind this Louis CK bit: Everything is amazing, and nobody's happy....

Marriott Offers Free Wi-Fi at 3,800 Hotels Commented on: 1 year ago (October 31, 2014)

Now that's a marketing campaign I can get behind!

Beware the Autocorrect, Meetings Edition Commented on: 1 year ago (October 28, 2014)

On topic- it's also incredible how dependent we get on spell check and auto correct. Most graphics and video applications don't have those features, so it's amazing how many spelling errors get...

Marriott Hotels Looking to Transport Guests—Virtually Commented on: 1 year ago (September 22, 2014)

While the Futuretech possibilities of this kind of thing are fun to think about, this seems to me to be a complete waste of money for Marriott. How much did they spend on this, and what's the...

To Recline or Not to Recline—Is that Really the Question? Commented on: 1 year ago (September 2, 2014)

Now is the redeye of our discontent
Made glorious snoozing by this slight Recline;
And all the pains in the low'rd of my back
In the thin cushion of the seatback burried

Challenge to Big Chain CEOs: Be First With Free Wi-Fi Commented on: 1 year ago (September 2, 2014)

...Slow clap... We need to call this out, and keep calling it out. Internet infrastructure is _just_ infrastructure, just like plumbing or a new swimming pool. It's high time we treated it as...