Smart City Networks to Revamp Entire Data Network for the Washington State Convention Center

Smart City Networks announced the company has renewed its contract to continue its role as the exclusive telecommunications partner for the WSCC.

LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, announced the company has renewed its contract to continue its role as the exclusive telecommunications partner for the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC). The new contract will extend the partnership between Smart City and the venue for another seven years with three one-year extension options. The renewal… [More...]

Smart City Networks Awarded Telecommunications Contract by Fort Worth Convention Center

Smart City Networks announced they have renewed its contract to continue in its role as telecommunications partner of the Fort Worth Convention Center.

LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, announced the company has renewed its contract to continue in its role as the exclusive telecommunications partner of the Fort Worth Convention Center (FWCC). The award was approved by the Fort Worth City Council on Tuesday, July 15. Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading communications provider… [More...]

Vegas Home Prices Rise, Market Sees More Traditional Buyers

The median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during June was $199,900 – the highest mark since September 2008. This is according to recent statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). The median price is 2.5 percent higher than May and up over 14 percent compared to June… [More...]

Smart City President Discusses Technology Trends, Future of Conventions Industry at AIPC

The President of Smart City Networks presented the company’s outlook of technology’s role in the conventions industry at the AIPC Annual Conference event.

LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading communications provider for convention centers and hospitality venues, presented the company’s outlook of technology’s role in the conventions industry at an industry-expert panel at the AIPC, the International Association of Convention Centres, Annual Conference event in Berlin on July 1. Throughout his presentation, Haley… [More...]

Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno’s East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered “the gateway” to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping traffic… [More...]

Smart City Networks Begins Tampa Convention Center Operations Ahead of Schedule

The President of Smart City Networks, announced the company successfully began operations at the Tampa Convention Center almost two weeks ahead of schedule.

National communications provider hosts successful IBM event LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading communications provider for convention centers and hospitality venues, announced the company successfully began operations at the Tampa Convention Center (TCC) in Tampa, Fla. almost two weeks ahead of schedule. Smart City, which was recently awarded an exclusive… [More...]

Several SBA Loan Requirements Eliminated

The U.S. Small Business Administration made significant changes in qualification for SBA 504 loans. The changes include elimination of “the personal resource test” and “the nine-month rule”. These modifications mean businesses will have an easier time qualifying for SBA loans, according to a recent statement by TMC Financing. “By eliminating the nine-month rule for expenditures, businesses that have… [More...]

Smart City Networks Awarded Multi-Year Telecommunications Contract with Tampa Convention Center

LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, announced the company has been awarded an exclusive two-year contract with the Tampa Convention Center (TCC) in Tampa, Fla. Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading communications provider to convention centers and hospitality venues, will provide comprehensive telecommunications and Internet services for the venue’s international repertoire of events… [More...]

Smart City Networks sets off the HOOPLA!

Smart City Networks is pleased to announce the newest launch of HOOPLA!, its digital signage network for convention centers and similar facilities.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Smart City Networks is pleased to announce the newest launch of HOOPLA!, its digital signage network for convention centers and similar facilities, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. The network debuted in back-to-back conventions, the 2014 Grainger Show, which concluded Feb. 13, and the 2014 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, which ended… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Expanding Mortgage Team to Meet Demand

Nevada State Bank is “gearing up” for increased mortgage demand. The bank is expanding its team of loan officers to handle a purchase market that is picking up steam, according to a recent statement. “While other organizations are downsizing the large refinance teams they have built over the last few years, Nevada State Bank is growing… [More...]

Smart City Networks upgrades technology in Phoenix Convention Center

Smart City Networks has announced the expansion of its contract with the city of Phoenix to include the installation and maintenance of a complete DAS.

LAS VEGAS – Smart City Networks has announced the expansion of its 10-year contract with the city of Phoenix to include the installation and maintenance of a complete 4G Neutral Host Distributed Antenna System (DAS) at the Phoenix Convention Center. This is an upgrade from the 3G-system the convention center previously had in place. The… [More...]

Smart City exec explains how conventions can meet demand for free Wi-Fi

Smart City Networks will be discussing the differences between service expectations and system requirements for Wi-Fi options during presentations.

LAS VEGAS – Event planners and convention attendees continue to request that free Wi-Fi connectivity be included in their lease agreements. Executives from Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading event technology provider, will be discussing the differences between service expectations and system requirements necessary for Wi-Fi options during presentations to convention sales professionals on Tuesday, Feb.… [More...]

Smart City Networks and Microsoft enter into operating agreement on Internet connectivity standards for future events

Nevada Business Press Releases for January 24th

LAS VEGAS (Jan. 23, 2013) – Smart City Networks and Microsoft have entered into a first of its kind operating agreement that ensures Microsoft events will receive seamless and standardized services and support at facilities that work with Smart City. Microsoft hosts multiple large-scale events across the country every year, including the Worldwide Partner Conference,… [More...]

Smart City Networks digital signage system offers unique marketing option for events at the Las Vegas Convention Center

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LAS VEGAS (Oct. 22, 2012) – Many events, including International CES, are taking advantage of the unique opportunities for digital advertising that the digital signage network installed and maintained by Smart City Networks offers at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). The digital signage network consists of fourteen video screen and video wall locations throughout… [More...]

Industry Focus: Telecommunications

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Telecommunications executives representing companies throughout the industry met at the Las Vegas office of Holland & Hart to discuss their growing pains and meeting the needs of increasingly technologically advanced consumers:

Mel Urquhart, TruCom Fiber & Wireless; Lance Earl, Holland & Hart; John DeMarco, XO Communications; Chris Donnelly, Switch Communications; Cheri Hickman, Diversified Communications Solutions; Duffy Leone, Cox Communications; Jeff Grace, NetEffect; Mark Haley, Smart City Networks; Mike Ballard, Cobalt Data Centers [More...]