Mitchell Hughes – General Manager, Tampa Convention Center Understanding the technology that you are using at a trade show can be tough, you also might be just “Figuring it out” on the fly. Whatever the case, the trade show floor is not the place to find out something does not
In each quarterly Pinnacle newsletter, we highlight community service efforts from our teams across the country, share updates from our convention center partners, and celebrate the successes of our employees, both as individuals and as teams. This edition features stories from Miami Beach, Washington, D.C., Dallas, Denver and many more.
The 2018 1Q Pinnacle is now available! In each quarterly Pinnacle newsletter, we highlight community service efforts from our teams across the country, share updates from our convention center partners, and celebrate the successes of our employees, both as individuals and as teams. This edition features stories from Minneapolis, Orlando,
Universal Power over Ethernet Power over Ethernet (PoE) has made it very easy to deploy VoIP telephones, wireless access points, and many other network connected devices. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) ratified the PoE standard 802.3af in 2003 which allocated 15.4 watts of power to a device.
Today’s events are full of technologies that track attendee movement and gather unprecedented amounts of data. The age of big data and sheer volume of connected devices also brings about privacy concerns; how do event planners balance running an efficient, engaging, and personalized event with the need to protect attendee
Julia Slocombe, Vice President of Regional Operations West New Year, New You! As we begin this year, I wanted to take a moment and thank all of you on the Women’s Leadership Committee for your engagement and service. You have truly made a difference in shaping this conference and messaging
Bell and Watson pave the way for Smart City’s success 103 years ago, the first transcontinental telephone call was made by Alexander Graham Bell, in New York City, to Dr. Thomas Watson in San Francisco. Sixty-nine years later Smart City, then Centel Facilities Communications, was established in the basement of
Board of County Commissioners Renews Contract for 10 Years The Orange County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved a recommendation to award a new agreement to Smart City Networks as the exclusive telecommunications provider of the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). The award, which is for a new 5-year contract
PICTURED: Marty Rubin and Tim Wortman with Kingston Smart City was invited to participate in the recent Spectra General Manager’s Meeting on January 14-16 in Orlando, FL. Attending the various events included Terry Funk, SR Director of Business Development; Tim Wortman, VP of Central Region Operations; Mark Haley, President; and
The millennial generation represents a significant audience to consider as organizations make plans for technology at their events. Understanding millennial’s preferences—especially those in their 20s—not only helps capture the attention of people who might be attending your meeting, conference, or trade show for decades to come but helps position your