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Las Vegas Monorail Showcases Technology During CES 2017

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The Las Vegas Monorail was one of many vehicles that helped display innovative technology during the 50th annual CES convention, which took place Jan. 5-8. With an estimated 175,000 attending the largest gathering of innovation and connectivity in the world, many participants took advantage of the ability to use their CES badges for fast and convenient access to public transportation. Las Vegas…

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Social Media #Trends for 2017

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Social media has long been trumpeted as a valuable tool for meeting and event planners who want to boost their marketing strategy. Mastering social media is key to connecting with millennials, who respond well to non-traditional marketing models. One of the factors that makes social media particularly challenging is the fast pace at which it…

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6 Basic Techno-Etiquette Tips

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The proliferation of technological tools such as cellphones, tablets, social media and email have facilitated and expedited business communications, but they also have sometimes isolated meeting professionals from others. In many cases, professionals rarely or never see the people they communicate with, but this doesn’t mean that manners are no longer important. In fact, a…

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Category Archives: Technology News

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Cvent and Lanyon Merger Announced

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Cvent Founder and CEO Reggie Aggarwal at Cvent Connect 2016 Today, two leaders in event technology have become one. Cvent and Lanyon, two of the most trusted and widely used providers of cloud-based event management technology, have announced a merger effective today. Lanyon’s owner, Vista Equity Partners, recently completed a previously announced $1.65 billion acquisition…

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Telepresence Enhances Attendee Experiences

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Everyone in the meetings and events industry can attest to the unique benefits gained when people physically gather in one place to share information and perspectives. While the debate between meeting industry members and outsiders about whether technology could effectively replace in-person meetings will press on for years, something else of note is happening right…

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Discrimination in the Sharing Economy

Discrimination in the Sharing Economy

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In a different economy, it’s the same story. Startups within the sharing economy continue to be plagued with reports of racial discrimination. As Airbnb prepares to enact a new Nondiscrimination Policy on Nov. 1, researchers at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Stanford University and the University of Washington have determined the reaches of racial…

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Virtual Conferencing Perfect for Global Training

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Global training is one meeting niche that already benefits from virtual conferencing. International Institute for Learning (IIL) will provide further insights into this 21st century meeting convenience during International Project Management Day on Nov. 3. Expected to be the world’s largest online project management conference, the theme of International Project Management Day is “Leading with Agility and Embracing Change.” IIL…

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