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How the Repeal of Net Neutrality Will Impact Meetings and Events


On December 14, 2017, the Federal Communication Commission repealed net neutrality standards that were put in place in 2015. The act, called Restoring Internet Freedom now allows large Internet Service Providers (ISPs) such as Comcast, Spectrum, Verizon and AT&T to create a “pay for play” …

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Guide to Connectivity: How to be RFP and Contract Smart


Now that you understand Wi-Fi better and have completed your capacity checklist, it is abundantly clear to you the venue does not have enough bandwidth capacity to meet your meeting needs. Whether you are a novice or a highly experienced planner, sending out a RFP and subsequently negotiat…

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A Meeting Planner’s Guide to Connectivity: Evaluating Wi-Fi Systems

Let’s face it – for the first time in our lives, technology is changing faster than our ability to adapt to it. And with these changes, come the demand for more connectivity at every level, all the time. As tech offerings explode on the scene, how do you know if the meeting venue can handle your…

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A Meeting Planner's Guide to Connectivity: Terminology

Bring out Wi-Fi, bandwidth and access points. Add in video streaming and hybrid events. Stir gently with attendees, speakers and exhibitors. And voilà you have a recipe for too much, too little or the just the right amount of bandwidth for your meeting.

Why is connectivity so complicated? It…

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Is Free Wi-Fi Really FREE? The Ongoing Debate about Access for Meetings and Events


We are all familiar with this sign. It is everywhere -- at the library, fast food establishments and even rest stops along the highway. While this is great for a traveler or a person who wants to scroll through their emails while enjoying a cup of coffee, how does it translate to a meeting…

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