TITLE

Welcome to the smart age

AUTHOR(S)
McLuhan, Rob
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Marketing Event;Nov/Dec2000, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the efforts of exhibition/conference venues in Great Britain to upgrade their information technology equipment and facilities. Components of the communication infrastructure of Excel in London, England; Amount invested by Earls Court and Olympia Group to offer Internet connectivity in its venues; Local area network installation at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre. INSETS: Case study: Excel;Case study: ECO.
ACCESSION #
4145807

 

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