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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 23, 2013

The 'no video' priest was right

Special Events editor Lisa Hurley explains why the priest who told a videographer to stop shooting a wedding was correct to do so....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

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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