INCON DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE AWARD
The INCON Digital Infrastructure Award sets out to highlight the importance of best in class digital infrastructure and services made available in meeting venues around the world and to celebrate and inspire change.
The award rests on a simple principle that meetings are better when a first class digital infrastructure is made available along with applications and tools that enhance the delegate productivity and experience.
Learn more about our 2014 winners below or see how you can enter next year's awards.
(see Winner case study)
The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre
darmstadtium was selected from an outstanding group of award entries that INCON received from many major international convention centres around the world. The venue won for their unique distinguishing features with a focus on:
1. Unrivalled connection speed and reliability
2. Security and ease of administration
3. Qualified support staff
For more details on why darmstadtium was selected to win the 2014 award, please read our Winner's case study.
"Just having the right equipment is not enough - how to configure and organise it is the secret to success. The darmstadtium has really shown they understand the problem and, as a result, has taken the wireless experience to the next level with unrivalled connection speed and reliability."
"This award will put the provision of venue digital services in the spotlight and hopefully lead to improvements in digital infrastructure at all international events.
We are delighted that darmstadtium has won this year’s
award as they have demonstrated that they are at the
cutting edge of what is possible today."
"The award will pave the way for the creation of a benchmark upon which convention facilities can be measured for their digital services provision."
(Head of Sales & Marketing)
"We are very proud to receive the first INCON Digital Infrastructure Award. This prize shows the importance of a first class Infrastructure. In this context we are able to meet our customer expectations in an outstanding way - something we are proud of. We now feel prepared to take on the challenges of the future meetings and events industry and are excited to host digital event formats such as user conferences, virtual and hybrid events."
International Meetings Review
"No longer is it acceptable to have ‘dud’ services as the ongoing demands for remote access to the web and all the exciting mobile apps that support events become central to success. No Wi-Fi means little or no business for ineffective convention centres or hotels, and while this is a great initiative to reward those facilities that deliver on their digital promises, it is equally likely to result in the shaming of venues who don’t live up to increasingly demanding expectations."
"The venue members of ICCA are the top specialists for international association meetings, for whom Wi-Fi and connectivity have become critical issues, so we are delighted to see our members’ expertise being recognised by the top PCO’s of INCON."
For more information, please contact:
Executive Director, INCON