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  • 1.  What type of meetings & event or hospitality technologies will be considered game changers?

    Cvent Staff
    Posted 10-04-2021 11:22

    Hello all, let's start the next Huddle of the Week discussion!

    In the last ~2 years, there's no discussion that hasn't touched the terms 'pandemic' or 'new normal.' However, let's keep aside our thoughts around how we all have risen to the occasion, and talk about all exciting new opportunities that we see in the hospitality and meetings & events industry. You may be planning for 2022 and thinking of what technologies to focus on to have a successful year ahead. With that in mind:

     

    • What type of meetings & event or hospitality technologies will be considered game changers?
    • What type of technologies may be considered outdated?

     

    Let us know your thoughts and expectations below! #HuddleoftheWeek #VoiceIt


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    #ExecutingStrategicMeetingsManagement

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    Danni Czark
    Assistant Team Lead, Online Community Marketing
    Cvent
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  • 2.  RE: What type of meetings & event or hospitality technologies will be considered game changers?

    Posted 10-06-2021 12:10
    • What type of meetings & event or hospitality technologies will be considered game changers? Hybrind events / bandwidth for events
    • What type of technologies may be considered outdated?  venues that cannot handle badwidth for streaming.


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    Mary Ann Hall
    Event Specialist
    Federal Reserve System
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  • 3.  RE: What type of meetings & event or hospitality technologies will be considered game changers?

    Posted 10-07-2021 10:49
    • What type of meetings & event or hospitality technologies will be considered game changers? There are so many virtual event platforms out there now, and many include registration components. I think those that integrate with the virtual tools we know so well could pose themselves as game-changers to the industry.
    • What type of technologies may be considered outdated? Survey tools as many platforms have these elements built-in through polling. Also standalone event apps.


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    Rebecca Quinn
    Corporate Events Manager
    Transplace Texas, LP
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  • 4.  RE: What type of meetings & event or hospitality technologies will be considered game changers?

    Posted 10-07-2021 13:11
    Hello,
    I think Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be the powerhouse for registrations. Maybe not completely in a year, but I think we will see it used more and more each year. And with AI, the need to scan badges will go away. I don't think badges will go away, but the need to scan, I think, will eventually go away.

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    Sheila Hanna
    Project Manager
    Denise AAmber Lee Foundation
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  • 5.  RE: What type of meetings & event or hospitality technologies will be considered game changers?

    Posted 10-08-2021 12:09
    • What type of meetings & event or hospitality technologies will be considered game changers? Facial recognition for check-in, mobile apps so less is passed around and risk of exposure
    • What type of technologies may be considered outdated? Badge scanning. RFID at this point should be able to track peoples movements and attendance at sessions


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    Rachel
    NJ
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