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Glastonbury Music Festival Display Screens Powered by PeeEventsTechnology News

This year’s Glastonbury Music Festival in Pilton, England, is using urine to power display screens throughout the event. Yes, you heard that right—power from pee. Bristol Bioenergy Centre (BBiC) at University of West England has developed a technology that can use human urine and convert it into energy. This is not the first time Glastonbury…

5 Vital Security Questions to Ask Your Event App VendorAppsHow ToTips & Tools

Event app data security is vital because you have to protect your own information and the personal information of your attendees. Be sure your event app vendor meets the most stringent security requirements of your IT department. Ask questions. Follow this handy checklist provided by event technology company Gather Digital, a specialist in event app…

W Hotels Debuts Video Game to Celebrate W Bellevue OpeningHotel TechHotels & ResortsNews

Maybe the hospitality industry is about fun and games after all. Marriott International created what it is calling the hotel industry’s first ever video game for the opening of W Bellevue in Washington. W Hotels Worldwide worked with LA-based marketing agency Pen&Public to launch the virtual touring game Belle the Bear June 15. The adventure…

6 Ways to Stop Wasting Money on Travel ExpensesHow ToTips & ToolsTravel

Believe it or not, you are most likely spending too much money on your travel expenses. When planning your trip, there are a few simple things you can do that will go a long way and save you money. Strategic preparation in how you book and pay for your trip is crucial in the money…

11 Up-and-Coming Meeting Cities that Sizzle and SatisfyCVBsHotels & Destinations

Bird’s-eye view of Columbus, Ohio Emerging destinations for event planners to explore This year’s selection of 11 emerging U.S. cities consists of premium destinations for hosting business meetings, corporate events and association gatherings. From Northern California to the Colorado Rockies, from the Midwest to New England, and from the Southeast to the Lone Star state,…