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Conference calls in a room of co-workers can be counterproductive when everyone is huddled over one speakerphone, and software updates and firewall issues can cause problems.
AVer Information Inc. recently launched a new conference camera, the AVer VC520, making it easier to set up calls with groups of six to 20 people. This is the first camera that caters to groups of this size while maintaining professional qualities of 1080p video.
A new concept refuels the popular dining and entertainment space.
The definition of famous is changing thanks to Guest of a Guest (GofG). The boutique digital media company, with a recently launched presence in Chicago, is working on creating the largest online directory of event photos, meaning everyone has their chance in the spotlight. We talked to founder Rachelle Hruska MacPherson to get the full picture.
Yes, bar etiquette. And why not? If you’re like many professionals in the meetings and events industry, you end up in a bar at the end of a business meeting, trade show or industry conference. When you’re in business-social situations, you’re still making impressions. Don’t let rudeness rule your thirst. ¶ Here are some simple bar etiquette rules that allow you to drink with decorum:
Born in Ketchikan, Patti Mackey spent her childhood on Bainbridge Island and theSeattle area before returning to her hometown as an adult. “I was visiting my grandparents and ended up meeting a handsome fisherman,” says the fifth-generation Alaskan and Ketchikan Visitors Bureau CEO. “I moved back to Ketchikan and married him!” Located on Revillagigedo Island, Ketchikan offers a number of activities for locals and visitors alike, including fishing, beachcombing and camping.
McMenamin's Anderson School in Bothell now open.
Going to a conference only to leave with a headache from loud speakers can be counterproductive. In a large conference, it can be almost impossible to find a place in the auditorium that doesn’t either leave you with ringing ears or straining to hear from being too far away.
The Other Room, a customizable loft in the heart of Minneapolis, offers something a little different.
Your successful year doesn't depend on New Year's resolutions after all.