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The 7 Commandments of Event Wi-Fi

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Fact: Anyone attending a business or trade conference is going to expect to have instant, reliable Wi-Fi. Fact: Providing flawless Wi-Fi to hundreds of users is actually quite difficult. Fear not, we at Smart Meetings have hacked the code to providing Wi-Fi to the masses. Here are our seven Wi-Fi commandments to live by. Thou…

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5 Dos and 5 Don’ts of Event Social Media Use

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Daily and event social media strategies are two different breeds. Accordingly, they should be treated as separate processes to maximize the success of both. Here are some fundamental but crucial guidelines for optimizing an event’s social media strategy.   Do: Know Your Audience Understanding your audience will always be the best way to reach them….

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Amazon Debuts Video Conferencing Tool for Virtual Meetings

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Online retail giant Amazon is now making a foray into the world of virtual meetings and video conferencing. It’s a realm with major players such as GoToMeeting and Skype for Business, but Amazon believes Chime, which allows users to hold high-quality audio and video meetings, has unique features that will enable it to compete. Specifically,…

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5 Steps for Solid Cybersecurity

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At this point in the digital age, it’s not if you’re going to get hacked, it’s when. Still, you should be doing all that you can to make your meeting a little less hackable. Here are five things you might want to reconsider. 1. Posting your Wi-Fi password all over the event. Yes, it’s an…

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5 Tech-Focused Hotel Trends

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There’s no denying that millennials have a remarkable influence on modern society. For that reason, many new hospitality amenities cater to their values and needs. Implementing these cutting-edge features can also enhance guest comfort, support staff duties and advance the hotel brand. With more competition than ever, staying current is essential for hotels and resorts….

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7 Sharing Economy Apps for Event Venues

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Peerspace Sharing economy apps simplify the planning process For smaller meetings and company offsites, it is no longer necessary to enter the same process of booking a hotel or venue for larger conferences and events. Meeting planners can avoid the hassle and cost of contracting months in advance for smaller groups, which require minimal space…

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Top 4 Stories in Social Media

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1. Twitter Adds Explore The Scoop Twitter’s “Moments” tab has been replaced with an “Explore” tab in the app. The section still remains, just under the Explore tab now. Explore contains trending topics, Moments, search and live videos. It was implemented to make searches for popular topics, news stories and trends easier. The Explore tab…

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Australia Airports Plan to Eliminate Passports

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The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection recently announced a plan to revolutionize airport security by 2020. It’s the latest and most extensive part of the government’s five-year Seamless Traveler initiative. Facial, iris and/or fingerprint recognition technologies will replace passport checks, allowing travelers to pass through Australian airports without any paper documents. Passport scanners,…

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