News & Articles - wi-fi

  • How the Internet may be Hurting your Virtual Event

    Working from home became an unexpected reality during the pandemic. Like most, I upgraded our Internet connection after making the transition to ensure everyone in my household could continue to make video calls, watch Netflix and browse the web without interruption. As the events industry moved online, more thought was given to networking technology than ever imagined as planners and producers struggled to manage Internet traffic. In an ideal world, everyone would have enough Internet at their disposal and it…

    Virtual Events

  • Air Canada offers Altitude members the choice of complimentary Gogo Wi-Fi

    Gogo, the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, has announced that Air Canada is now the first North American airline to offer the choice of complimentary Gogo Wi-Fi to their most frequent flyers. Each year, Air Canada recognizes its most frequent flyers with Altitude status and offers them the ability to choose select privileges to personalize their travel experience. Beginning later this year, the airline will offer Altitude Elite 75K and Super Elite 100K members…

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  • Nova Centre and Rogers to invigorate Halifax business community with one of the largest high-tech smart buildings in Atlantic Canada

    Free Wi-Fi for visitors and thousands of kilometres of secure fibre makes Nova Centre one of the most connected and high-tech business spaces in the region Argyle Development has announced that Rogers Communications will provide all connectivity infrastructure for its state-of-the-art Nova Centre development in downtown Halifax, making it one of the most technologically connected commercial hubs in Atlantic Canada. As part of the agreement, Rogers has laid thousands of kilometres of network fibre in the one million square foot building, ensuring…

    Breaking News, Meeting Community

  • Engage millennials in Québec City

    Social media-savvy, budget-friendly tips to attract young attendees Millennials are now the biggest generation in the Canadian workforce, and a successful event should keep them feeling engaged and “in the know.” Events can also help associations woo skeptical young professionals into joining their ranks, giving them something exclusive outside of LinkedIn Groups. But events should also be worth telling others about. Unique, picture-worthy and accessible destinations like Québec City are an ideal locale for attracting experience-hungry millennials who want to…

    Industry Insights

  • Don’t worry, be Appy: Seven tips to elevate your game with mobile event applications

    “Are we there yet?” Little Johnny is kicking the back of the seat, obviously bored, the seatbelt rubbing against the side of his flushed face, his patience long abandoned. If you are a planner who has resisted embracing the plethora of mobile event application opportunities available, chances are your attendees are feeling like “Little Johnny”. In a technological world that is spinning faster and faster, if you are not including even the simplest of event applications or social media technology,…

    Event Operations, Meeting Checklists, Social Media & Technology

  • Ten critical tips for incorporating IT into your next meeting or event

    The main purpose of an event or a meeting is to have “face-to-face” engagement with the attendees. The meeting and event industry is in a transition period where event planners can increase attendee retention and maximize on extended audiences all around the world through electronic means. Anyone planning an event must be sure to let IT enhance the program, not swallow it! Events are based on “face-to-face” time with clients, peers and colleagues.

    A/V & Special Effects, Event Operations, Social Media & Technology

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