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Tech Bar

The Tech Bar - a place for you to ask all your burning tech questions! We’re introducing the Tech Bar where you can:
  • Check out the latest content-capture gadgets including Snap Spectacles, Mevo Camera, and RICOH Theta 360.
  • Get assistance with the FFEA Mobile App
  • Have your LinkedIn Profile reviewed
Take a seat at the Tech Bar and our experts will make sure you walk away feeling tech-savvy and empowered to implement new technologies both in your personal and professional lives! Open during all tradeshow hours.


Tuesday, August 21 | 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Wednesday, August 22 | 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Thursday, August 23 | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM


The Tech Bar is available on the Exhibit Hall Floor located in the Calusa Ballroom.

The Tech Bar is presented and staffed by the professionals from the DAHLIA + AGENCY Team.

DAHLIA+ AGENCY is designed for the next generation of the events industry – a generation where success will rely on a willingness to think outside the traditional meeting toolbox and adopt new technologies before anyone else does. With more than a decade of experience on all sides of the industry, DAHLIA + AGENCY understands the many angles of bringing people together, and they have assembled a network of industry experts to deliver your message at the right time to the right people.
Nick Borelli

Nick Borelli

Nick Borelli, President and Strategist of Borelli Strategies, has been in the event industry since he was 14 years old. He specializes in digital marketing strategies through consulting, coaching, and brand communication management for events and event companies.  
Tess Vismale, CMP, DES

Tess Vismale, CMP, DES

Tess is passionate about smart technology for hospitality professionals. She’s always on the road educating event professionals on the latest and greatest technologies, as well as practical tech solutions that can make their lives easier and more efficient. 

To maximize your time at the Tech Bar, here are some things you can do beforehand!
  1. Check out the Tech Bar schedule and set aside time to attend our sessions.
  2. Narrow down what you need help with so that our expert can better guide you. Examples:
  • I want an app that can _______.
  • I would like to learn more about this tool from the session, ______.
  • I would like to learn how to use _______.
3. If you want help with your email, social media, or on any other website, be sure to bring those logins with you as well!
  • Don't remember your password? Use the Forgot Password? link that's usually on the login screen!
If you have an iPhone/iPad...
  • Be sure you know your App Store password so you can download the latest and greatest apps. Have no clue what it is? Reset it at iforgot.apple.com!
  • Follow the instructions here to back-up your photos to the iCloud so you can delete them off your device to free up some space.
  • Alternatively, back them up to your favorite cloud storage system: Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, etc.

If you have an Android phone/tablet…
  • Never used the Play Store before? Set up your profile!
  • Back up your photos to a cloud storage system such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box or OneDrive so you can delete them off your device to free some space.

If you have a Windows/Blackberry phone/tablet…
  • Look for the app Store on your Windows phone or BlackBerry App World and make sure you can log in!
  • Use a cloud storage system such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box or OneDrive (Windows users should have access to this, but you can use others as well) to back up your files!
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