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Tech Zone @ the Northwest Event Show
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We’re in the middle of a tech evolution! Technology for events has changed, driven by needs of the last few unprecedented years.  We’re back to in person and participants expect ease, interaction, streamlined experiences and more, all fostered and supported by great tech.  Do you know where to start, and do you have the time in your busy schedule to dig into solutions that would help you – and your attendees – meet technology objectives?

From new registration and ticketing tools, to evolving mobile app features, digital ePosters, session tracking, chatbots, AI, MarTech, and a range of options for metrics, BI and data analysis, this new tech landscape can be overwhelming to try to keep up with.

Your attendees are also bombarded by innovative solutions, wearables, gadgets and apps every single day. They see new smart devices or productivity apps and wonder “would that work for me?” How can you drive additional value at your events by empowering them with the latest in devices, efficiency, organization and other business-oriented solutions via useful tech education? The TECHbar in the Tech Zone at NWES has the answers.


The centerpiece of the Tech Zone is the TECHbar – a genius bar-style staffed counter with over 40 gadgets and wearable devices for you to touch, try and evaluate. From AR & VR to wellness trackers, The Meeting Pool team will guide you through a tech ‘playground’ that’s informative and fun. They’ll also assist with your personal app and device questions, and can answer simple to extremely technical questions that you’ve always wanted to know but were afraid to ask.

This engaging component of NWES also features a packed schedule of 15-20 minute TECHbyte sessions on the Innovation Stage with hot topics poised to ‘up your game’ as an event pro by highlighting new solutions for planning tools, project management, collaboration, communications, alternatives to Excel, workflows, data dashboards and more. You’ll get real-world, ready-to-implement options that take your planning skills and efficiency to new heights.

Embrace all the interactive educational options that this technology-rich event experience offers to enliven your personal life, professional endeavors, as well as your meetings & events. Don’t miss the Tech Zone at NWES 2023!

What you’ll do in the Tech Zone @ NWES 2023:

  1. Visit Tech Zone kiosks with event tech companies who serve the West Coast
  2. Have access to authentic tech experts to answer your specific questions
  3. Learn about new and upcoming wearable tech for personal and business use
  4. See and try out virtual & augmented reality glasses, gesture-based controllers, cool keyboards, and more
  5. Hear short education sessions on a range of useful apps for personal and professional productivity
  6. Get career-centric Social Media advice and insight
  7. Get event mobile app help, support and recommendations
  8. Use the space as a quick stop for charging devices, catching up on email, a central meet-up zone, and an uplifting hub of tech energy.

What Attendees Think

“TechBar/The Meeting Pool provided excellent support to assist streamlining my capability to navigate through the conference app. Also, provided great tips on utilizing tools on iPhone. Very friendly team and very supportive.”

“I learned how our organization can use apps and technologies to monitor our staff in the field who are managing transportation, housing and activities for our participants.”

“The Meeting Pool and its Tech Bar will bring you into an entirely new realm of endless possibilities. A must-see, must-stop at any convention exhibit hall.”

About the Meeting Pool

The Meeting Pool is comprised of an energetic team of tech experts and enthusiasts experienced in creating and executing successful attendee interaction at a myriad of events. Most Meeting Pool TECHbar staff  have worked in and with top mainstream and event tech companies for years. The team brings a mix of iOs and Android experience, in addition to being well versed in event tech, Blockchain and frontier technologies, MarTech, medical apps, business solutions, web development, smart appliances and a host of gadgets, wearables, and other emerging tech trends.

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