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Webinar Playback: Is Free What You Need? A Candid Discussion on High Speed Internet Access

Meeting and event professionals – including suppliers such as hotel and convention facilities sales staff -- need to be able to converse intelligently about High Speed Internet Access.  If you are totally oblivious and think, hmmm, let’s let the ‘tech’ people figure this out, this webinar is for you.  Learn about HSIA and why free may not be the best option for you.

Planners know about the importance of event history and understanding projected needs such as F&B consumption, attendance numbers, etc., but many don’t know how much High Speed Internet Access (HSIA) bandwidth they use, how it is being used, whether they are receiving what they contracted for, and/or what level of service is required. 

Given the pace of technological change and consumer usage patterns, the concern is whether either side has sufficient knowledge to ask the right questions and achieve desired outcomes, in order to understand:

  • The factors driving Internet bandwidth consumption at events.
  • Best practices for managing and reporting Internet bandwidth usage.
  • Improving  attendee satisfaction by providing adequate bandwidth at events

This program was developed by and is delivered under the auspices of the CIC APEX Standards Review Council and its Bandwidth and Connectivity Workgroup. Click for more information.


Created by

MaryAnne Bobrow, CAE, CMP, CMM, President, Bobrow Associates
Charles Massey, CMP, Founder and CEO of SYNAXIS Meetings & Events


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This is a free, half-hour recorded webinar. 

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Also, review these ten questions to help guide your meeting planner through understanding this increasingly important part of their event.