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Ron Gentile

Ron Gentile, PhD, is co-founder & CEO of Kondi Labs, maker of RiteHere, a mobile, location-based, professional networking solution designed to enable users to easily connect at events based on common professional needs and interests. To learn more...

in Special Events Blog Apr 03, 2013

A smart mobile app strategy: Keep it simple

  Mobile apps provide some very powerful benefits to event attendees that previously weren’t available--they enable interaction with information and other attendees in real-time based on location. Currently, mobile apps aren’t yet widely used at events. A recent Special Events survey showed less than 20 percent of....More
in Special Events Blog Jun 04, 2013

8 technologies all event planners must embrace

Here are eight essential tech tools you need at your event--and several you should start using beforehand--to make speakers most effective....More
in Special Events Blog Sep 22, 2014

Thanks, Kanye, but I'll keep my seat

Special Events editor Lisa Hurley cautions against presenters dictating attendee behavior....More
in Special Events Blog May 29, 2013

View temporary power suppliers through your safety glasses

Temporary power is essential at events, but so is safety. Aggreko's Gary Meador offers these tips for planners....More
in Special Events Blog May 29, 2013

Go wide: Wide-screen presentations create engaging events

Wider is better--here are tips from technical specialist Joanna Moor on using wide-screen projections effectively at special events....More

Glenn Orloff

Glenn Orloff is CEO and founder of Metropolitan Shuttle, which provides shuttle and charter bus services for metropolitan areas throughout North America.

in Special Events Blog Mar 26, 2014

Get rolling: Tips on managing guest transportation at special events

Often, it’s the least glamorous parts of event planning that can make or break your event. If you want the event to flow smoothly, it’s essential that the transportation provided for guests is reliable, safe and on time. As in any industry, there are bus charter companies that are fabulous and others that are less so. Here....More

Kerry Skemp

Kerry Skemp is a writer, editor and co-founder of  ConferenceHop, a mobile audience engagement platform for events, designed to help attendees ask questions, rate sessions, watch videos, and connect with speakers or fellow audience members, all...

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