LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading communications provider for convention centers and hospitality venues, announced that the company has renewed its contract with the Anaheim Convention Center (ACC). The contract is for 7 years with a three-year option.
A key feature of the new agreement is to upgrade and replace the convention center’s existing wired and wireless network while providing a 10-gigabyte connection, which gives guests the fastest connection in the industry. In addition, Smart City will provide comprehensive telecommunications and Internet services for the venue’s numerous events and tradeshows.
“Smart City has been a valued partner for the Anaheim Convention Center for more than twenty-five years,” said Tom Morton, Executive Director, Convention, Sports & Entertainment. “Throughout the proposal process, they displayed a thorough understanding of our customers’ technology needs, today and into the future. We are proud to continue our work with Smart City, and we know that they will continue to provide an industry leading networking experience that clients and visitors have come to expect.”
As one of its original client partners since 1986, Smart City has provided the ACC with the highest-quality technology services, delivering on the company’s goal of providing technologies that make destinations smarter places to visit, work, live and play.
“Throughout the years, we’ve grown to understand the technological needs of the Anaheim Convention Center and its customers, and we’re thrilled to continue our relationship with this world-renowned facility,” Haley said. “With our complete overhaul of the network, guests at the Anaheim Convention Center have access to the best in Internet and telecommunications services, along with our expert staff guiding them along the way.”
The ACC opened in 1967, and has hosted some of the city’s biggest events. The 1.6 million square-foot convention center is the largest exhibition facility on the west coast. The ACC is the site of numerous trade shows and conventions, including the NAMM Show, Natural Products Expo West, MD&M West, D23 and WonderCon.
About Smart City Networks
Founded over 30 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 www.smartcitynetworks.com.