Great Wi-Fi Expectations: Can You Support Paperless Meetings?

“Any meeting, regardless of size, must have the bandwidth to go paperless.”

It’s not just about being green, it’s about saving green. Hotels Magazine’s article, B.Y.O.B. (Bring your own bandwidth), cites a conversation with a conference and event management professional whose company recently decided to go completely digital. After they uncovered the high-cost of printed meeting materials, not to mention security concerns as a financial advisory company, the move was made to go paperless for any and all meetings. Not surprisingly, many companies are following suit

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Conference Internet | Part III: Revenue Opportunities

In Part I and Part II of this Conference Internet series, we’ve covered bandwidth allocation and attendee considerations. We identified the key aspects of CSMS, like creating access codes and allocating higher-speed Internet access to specific users based on the size and type of event. In the third and final installment of this series, we will explain additional revenue opportunities for your conference space.

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Conference Internet | Part II: Attendee Considerations

In Part I of this Conference Internet series, Bandwidth Allocation, we examined the function of CSMS as an intuitive software tool for managing and provisioning Internet bandwidth at conferences. In Part II, we will talk about attendee-specific considerations, like doling out access codes, managing role-based permissions, and the proliferation of mobile devices.

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Conference Internet | Part I: Bandwidth Allocation

Hotels around the country are seeing strong demand for meeting rooms with high-performing networks, and these conferences are generally highly profitable. Even if you offer free Wi-Fi in other parts of your hotel, charging for Internet usage at conferences and meetings can yield high margins.

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