Network Automation – A Mission-Critical Piece for Success

October 4, 2018

Daniel Sakimura – Data Operations Professional, Colorado Convention Center Today’s Event and Convention networks are far different than those of the last decade. We live and work in an era of “borderless” networks, where individuals and businesses expect to access their content from anywhere at any time.  The number of

Continue Reading

Smart City Networks Partners with the Miami Beach Convention Center to Complete Multi-Million Dollar Renovations Project

August 24, 2018

Tags: ,

Significant Technology Upgrades to make Miami Beach Convention Center a Premier Convention Location   Smart City Networks has finalized a contract with the Miami Beach Convention Center to provide extensive technology upgrades as a part of their two and half year long, multi-million dollar renovations project. The agreement, which became effective

Continue Reading

Tech Tips for Pre-event Planning

August 13, 2018

Tags:

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

Continue Reading

Cyber Security Checklist for Event Planners

July 18, 2018

Tags:

Brian Clear – General Manager, Minneapolis Convention Center Event planners are becoming more and more interested in incorporating the use of technology to improve their attendee’s overall conference experience. Event planners have started to integrate the use of technology to assist with gathering and delivering valuable data. Apps, wearable technology,

Continue Reading

2018 Pinnacle Newsletter – 2Q Edition

July 10, 2018

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.

Continue Reading

IPv6 – What is it and Why Was it Created?

June 26, 2018

Tags:

Chris Pendleton — General Manager, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center History On July 14, 2017, Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) went live[1]. Most Internet Service Providers (ISPs), home and business networking equipment manufacturers and web companies adopted this new protocol, which was then standardized by the Institute of Electrical and

Continue Reading

Understanding the Technology Needs of Your Exhibitors and Attendees

May 21, 2018

Every event planner knows technology must be integrated into their events to sustain growth and meet the demands of an increasingly tech-savvy audience. Yet the specific needs of your attendees and exhibitors are often harder to identify amongst the countless options available. Understanding what technology makes sense for your audience

Continue Reading

2018 Pinnacle Newsletter – 1Q Edition

April 2, 2018

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,

Continue Reading

UPoE and Multi-Gig Ethernet

March 26, 2018

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.

Continue Reading

Archives