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St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission awards technology contract to Smart City Networks
Entire network will be upgraded, including at Edward Jones Dome, home of the St. Louis Rams
Located in the heart of St. Louis, the America’s Center Convention Complex is comprised of the Cervantes Convention Center, the St. Louis Executive Conference Center, the Ferrara Theatre and the Edward Jones Dome, home of the St. Louis Rams.
The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission selected Smart City Networks for its 25-plus years as a leader in the event technology industry and for its significant experience in providing top-notch, knowledgeable service to the meetings industry and reliable connectivity to NFL stadiums.
As the new technology partner for the America’s Center, Smart City Networks will work with the facility to enhance the improvements already made and upgrade the complex’s entire network infrastructure over the next year.
“The meetings industry is using technology more than ever before, and we want to be sure we keep the America’s Center cutting edge and connected through out the complex – from a trade show at the convention center to a Rams game at the Edward Jones Dome,” said Nicholas Langella, general manager of America’s Center Complex. “Smart City Networks has the expertise and capability to bring our network and services to the next level, providing a faster and more reliable Wi-Fi service across the entire complex.”
“We are honored to have been selected by the St. Louis CVC to provide the connectivity that today’s event attendees are expecting,” said Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks. “In addition, we will bring to the facilities an enhanced focus on customer service, ensuring that visitors understand the capabilities available and working with event managers to best to meet a show’s technology requirements.”
Among the various technology services it will manage, Smart City Networks will provide wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, web casting, web hosting, video conferencing, private network options, custom security solutions and telephone service. Smart City technicians will also be able to easily control the wireless environment and quickly make changes to address capacity needs.
About Smart City Networks
Founded over 25 years ago, Smart City Networks is the nation’s largest provider of event telecommunications and technology in the convention industry. Smart City Networks can provide wired and wireless Internet services, phone services and digital signage solutions at convention centers and meeting facilities of any size. Smart City Networks designs, installs and maintains data, voice, electrical and utility platforms, coupled with voice, video and data network engineering, security and monitoring. Providing technology services to over 3,000 conventions and meetings annually, Smart City Networks currently serves more than 35 convention and meeting facilities across the U.S., totaling over 17 million square feet of exhibit space. For more information about Smart City Networks, please call 702-943-6000 or visit http://www.smartcitynetworks.com.
About the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission
The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission (CVC) is the official destination marketing organization for St. Louis City and County for visitors of all types. The CVC also operates the America’s Center® convention complex, which includes the St. Louis Executive Conference Center and the Edward Jones Dome.