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Save Resources: Outsource Attendee Management

What Resources Can You Save by Outsourcing Attendee Management? When your business or organization is hosting a major event, there are so many cooks in the kitchen that you often don’t have an accurate count of who all is pitching in and how much time each employee is devoting to the pre-event planning, onsite logistics [...]

By |2019-12-03T15:01:14+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Conference Services|

Choosing the Right Online Registration Partner

Choosing the Right Online Registration Partner: 5 Considerations to Avoid Your Company at Risk Erin Thompson, metroConnections It’s an exciting step in the conference and event planning process when attendees start registering. It’s likely your first chance to really wow them with your event branding, but it’s also a huge responsibility. Handling attendees’ personal information, [...]

By |2019-10-25T19:48:32+00:00May 15th, 2019|Conference Services|

On-Demand Badge Printing

Next-Gen Check-In: On-Demand Badge Printing Technology is revolutionizing conference and event experiences. From custom mobile applications to social media walls – attendees expect your next event to mirror the rest of their technology-immersed lives. So how does that translate to the check-in process? Enter: On-Demand Badge Printing. Our sleek, modern registration setup provides attendees with [...]

Apple Mobile App: News for Event Planners

What Event Planners Need to Know About Apple’s Updated Mobile App Submission Process By Erin Thompson and the metro Event Technology Team Maybe you’ve heard, but the Apple App Store changed their policies making it a bit trickier for organizations to have their “own” event app with their company name or event name on the [...]

By |2019-10-25T19:48:54+00:00February 13th, 2018|Conference Services|

In.Sight User Conference EXPO 2017

Intelligence for Tomorrow In.Sight User Conference + EXPO 2017 In.Sight 2017 was a powerful collaboration between TMW Systems, PeopleNet and metroConnections. To visually elevate the conference theme of “Boosting your IQ,” metroConnections designed a stage set that represented a puzzle coming together to illustrate growth and problem solving. This strong design concept quite literally set [...]

Orlando-Based Events

Make a Splash in Orlando with Your Next Event Mike Graves, COO of metroConnections As one of the largest Tier-1 destination cities for hosting conferences, meetings and events, Orlando is home to world-class hotels, conference centers, event facilities and renowned attractions. As fellow event professionals, we know you’re always looking to maximize your budget, facility, [...]

Conference Session Tracking

Conference Session Tracking: Scanning Technology Don’t Guess. PROVE that Your Conference is a Success. Sara Czech, Technology Solutions Coordinator The conferences and meetings industry is continually evolving as new technologies and trends rise and old ones fade away. In a traditional setup, planners rely on registration stations where attendees are manually checked in by a [...]

By |2019-10-25T19:49:06+00:00February 6th, 2017|Conference Services|

Globalocity 2016 Conference

Globalocity 2016: A Captivating Collaboration At Globalocity 2016, Digital River employees, industry thought leaders and vendor partners connected, collaborated and convened to prepare for the next wave of global commerce solutions. For cutting edge conference and event solutions, email us at info@metroconnections.com Here’s how our Production, Video and Event service centers helped keep 400 attendees engaged [...]

iPad Check-In

iPad Check-In: What The Pros Know Technology Solutions Manager Rachel Barrett explains why streamlining attendee check-in with iPads is fast becoming an industry best practice, especially when powered by metroConnections’ Attend-eCheckIn solution. How it works: The registered attendee list can be pulled from various online registration systems: Cvent, Certain, etouches and Attend-eSource. Each registered attendee receives [...]

By |2019-10-25T19:49:08+00:00November 7th, 2016|Conference Services, Newsletter, Newsletter 2016 Fall|

Planning Tips for Incentive Trips

Foolproof Formula for Can’t-Miss Incentive Trips By Amy McCollum, Senior Program Manager, Conferences & Meetings Though they’re often lumped in with destination meetings and conferences, incentive trips are a special class of event. It’s true that many of the “basics” are the same—food and beverage, flights, hotel accommodations—but the priorities are completely different. As a planner, [...]

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Since 1984, metroConnections has provided complete conference, event, stage production and transportation services for meeting and event planners nationwide. The award-winning company operates from its headquarters in Minneapolis, MN and produces thousands of programs per year. The metroConnections team uses its expertise and resources to specialize in the design and implementation of themed events, stage productions, transportation, tours and conference program logistics and meetings. metroConnections also offers audio/visual and production services and is the creator of Attend-eSource®, a web-based solution that includes elements such as online registration and custom-built event websites. Contact us today to engage, inspire and move your group!