Date: Wed, 22 May 2013 11:01:20 +0200
Wifi: When Will Conference Venues & Planners Realize It’s a Must?
- I go to a lot of media conferences, where attendees generally expect (or even need) wifi access in the conference areas -- for filing or updating stories or blog posts, fast fact-checking, coordinating with editors, participating in chat-based coverage, etc.
Almost invariably, the hotel or conference center has no infrastructure for providing wifi in the conference areas -- especially meeting rooms and ballrooms where events on the main agenda are taking place.
What is wrong with the hospitality industry? Yeah, wifi in the lobby is nice -- but these days, it's downright crucial to offer it in the meeting spaces...
At BlogHer 2006, the conference organizers and volunteers went to a lot of trouble to set up wifi in conference ...