Meeting Mentor Magazine

March 2021

Meetings Technology

Should Wi-Fi Be Free to Attendees?

As the use of mobile event apps continues to explode, attendees are increasingly demanding easy-access, barrier-free and, hopefully, cost-free Wi-Fi in the meeting space and sleeping rooms. That’s because more and more of them are carrying around one or more wireless Internet-enabled devices. They are business travelers who expect to check e-mail, use social networks, and take advantage of a wide range of mobile meeting and travel apps.

As a result, meeting planners are pressing venues for free event Wi-Fi and making this a key criterion for venue selection. Read the full article at

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