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 Orlando, Los Angeles, Fort Worth, Charlotte, and many more.
Smart City Networks
Michael Nolan, Smart City General Manager, Charlotte Convention Center Last month the kings of the NBA returned to the Queen City for the 2019 NBA All-Star Game Feb. 15-17, 2019. It was the biggest sporting event Charlotte had ever hosted, and the city was abuzz the entire week. The Charlotte
New Upgrades Planned to Prepare LACC for Future Technology Smart City Networks announced that AEG at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) extended its contract with the company for an additional three years. The contract extension will allow Smart City to provide the necessary upgrades to prepare the venue for future technology. “Our
Learn how different types of events, exhibitors, and attendees help dictate the best data to gather and share with your audience, as well as the potential ramifications of the European Union’s new GDPR privacy law. The concept of “big data” and leveraging attendee information at events is now an established
Ben Behnkendorf, Smart City GM at Indiana Convention Center As a show manager or exhibitor, the data you possess is one of the most critical pieces of the business. If that data were to suddenly no longer exist or be inaccessible, it would have a significant impact. There is a
Distributed antenna system strengthens cellular service throughout facility Smart City Networks has completed a new Distributed Antenna System (DAS) designed to exponentially expand the cellular service coverage and capacity at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD). Smart City partnered with Dallas based AT&T to design and build the
Largest Capacity Wireless Install Ever in a Convention Center Smart City Networks recently began the installation of one of the largest wireless networks ever deployed in a convention center in North America this month at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC), in Orlando, FL. “These technology updates focus on enhancing
What does the upgrade to Wi-Fi 6 and 5G mean, what will each of them do, and how will each impact the convention industry? Continue reading for a primer on these technologies and what to expect in the years to come. Bandwidth is of the utmost importance for wireless connection
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 Cincinnati, San Diego, Indianapolis, Atlantic City, and many more.
Codey Eichenour, Smart City GM at NRG Park With each new year, technology grows, and trends seem to change. 2018 has seen a considerable increase in event mobile applications. Some of these applications provide users with either online access or offline access, while others provide both. Over time we find