Speakers, Agenda Set for Venue Technology Summit
SVG’s annual Venue Technology Summit travels to Brooklyn on Oct. 22 for a behind-the-scenes look at Barclays Center, followed by a day of informative panel discussions. The afternoon kicks off with Venue Perspectives: Entering the IP Era, featuring the NBA’s Steve Hellmuth, Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment’s Robert Jordan, and moeBAM! Venue Media Services’ Rick Price.
The day continues with In-Venue WiFi, DAS, and Apps: Delivering Fan Satisfaction, featuring Cisco’s Gene Arantowicz, Tekserve’s Aaron Freimark, Sporting Kansas City’s Asim Pasha, and OneTwoSee’s Chris Reynolds. Following this in-depth look at in-venue connectivity, leading systems integrators take the stage to talk control-room integration philosophies, including Diversified Systems’ Tom Sullivan, Alpha Video’s Jeff Volk, and CTG’s John Curtis.
SVG’s Venue Technology Summit concludes with a focus on Venue Audio. Listen to leading companies in the venue-audio space as they describe their methods for getting architectural and acoustical design right every time. The panel features WJHW’s Josh Beaudoin, TC Group’s Josh Evans, EAW’s Kenton Forsythe, and Parsons Electric’s David Potts.
A networking cocktail reception follows the day’s final panel discussion.
Home of the Brooklyn Nets and host to a multitude of headlining concerts and live events, the 675,000-sq.-ft. Barclays Center was built to cater to the modern fan, offering massive video and LED boards, a thunderous sound system, and mobile-device connectivity throughout the arena.