LAS VEGAS, Nev.
Smart City has launched EventPath™, a new way to connect
convention centers to surrounding hotels by providing a wide range of communication solutions
that enhance event experiences for convention exhibitors and attendees.
Utilizing high-speed fiber connections, EventPath™ creates an integrated convention district
network between a convention center and participating hotels in the surrounding area to provide
events, exhibitors and attendees with a more effective way to communicate and conduct
Hotels that are part of the network provide the convention experience in their hotel and are able
to offer a wide range of convention services such as:
The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla., recently became the first
center to partner with Smart City to create an EventPath™ convention district network. The first
participating hotel within the Orlando convention district network was The Peabody Orlando
during the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) tradeshow in
Since the debut of EventPath™ in Orlando, 11 hotels have contracted with Smart City to create
the Orlando convention district network.
With speeds up to a gigabit, EventPath™ utilizes the latest fiber technology to meet the needs of
today’s event demands with complete scalability and dependability. As a result, numerous events
welcome the services and efficiency that the extended network provides exhibitors and attendees.
"The ability to now connect the convention center network to resources located at surrounding
hotel properties opens up solutions that have never been available to us before and greatly
enhanced the experience of our attendees and guests," stated Debbie Dyson, director of exhibits
and sponsorships for the National Training and Simulation Association.
As the first convention center to offer EventPath™, the OCCC views it as a way to provide a
unique event experience.
"Our clients, attendees and exhibitors will benefit from these integrated services connecting the
center and participating hotels in the Orlando convention district," said Yulita Osuba, senior
director of sales, marketing, event management and exhibitor services at the Orange County
Barb Bowden, general manager of The Peabody Orlando, added "by connecting The Peabody
Orlando to the OCCC, our guests will have a seamless experience providing improved
efficiencies for convention attendees and improved value for meeting planners."
EventPathTM is a brand of Smart City and creates an integrated event network which makes
conventions more effective, efficient and profitable. Founded in 1984, Smart City is the nation’s
largest provider of event technology in the convention industry and a premier provider to the
hospitality industry in the largest entertainment destinations. With corporate headquarters in
Orlando and Las Vegas, Smart City provides clients with end-to-end technology solutions
providing unparalleled voice, video and data network engineering, security and guest/attendee
support. Smart City also provides services to more than 5,000 trade shows at more than 35
convention centers nationally. For more information about EventPath™, call 407-828-6222 or