Recent Events - Trade Show Internet

Valve’s International Dota 2 Championship (2014 & 2016)

Purpose:

Teams of elite players compete for a $20M prize pool during the world’s largest eSports gaming tournament.

TSI Provided

A team of 14 network engineers to configure, setup, and monitor two 10 GB fiber optic circuits and provide all wired/wireless services for the event’s 10,000 players, attendees, staff, vendors, and press. TSI pre-wired Seattle’s KeyArena and Meydenbauer Center with several miles of copper and fiber optic cabling prior to the event.


Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (2011 - 2016)

Purpose:

To provide retailers with one-on-one opportunities to meet the leading outdoor product brands and discover the product landscape for the upcoming season.

TSI Provided

100 Mbps primary point-to-point bandwidth circuit. 15x5 Mbps secondary satellite bandwidth circuit. WiFi for 2,700 attendees and exhibitors in the outdoor tented pavilions adjacent the Salt Palace Convention Center. Branded splash page and URL redirect for a sponsor. Dedicated VLANs and wired Ethernet drops for service desk and select exhibitors. TSI's network enabled merchants to enter customer orders in real time, process credit cards, conduct web-based demos, and display online video content.


Univision’s La Banda TV Show Taping (2015 & 2016)

Purpose:

Simon Cowell, Univision, and FremantleMedia team up to create a new reality TV show giving teenage fans the power to pick the next Latino superstar boyband.

TSI Provided

100 Mbps point-to-point bandwidth circuit, high-density WiFi enabling 500 fans to vote on their smart phones in real time, wired Ethernet drops for production, and all on-site IT services for the film set and production compound in Miami.


Red Bull Global Rallycross (2015 & 2016)

Purpose:

RBGRC features a nationwide series of events for motorsports fans both at the track and at home.

TSI Provided

30 Mbps point-to-point bandwidth circuits at multiple events supporting the timing and scoring team, and enabling live broadcasts to the official RBGRC YouTube channel, Facebook, Twitter, and NBC.


Spark Live Tour (2016)

Purpose:

The Spark Live Tour features a series of workshops for data scientists and IT professionals to learn how to leverage the power of open source Apache Spark and Databricks.

TSI Provided

On-site IT and WiFi support, 75 Mbps point-to-point bandwidth circuits, high-density WiFi for attendees, wired Ethernet drops for presenters and AV crew at hotels in multiple U.S. cities.


Offline Summit (2016)

Purpose:

Event Farm’s inaugural conference in NYC features 4 content tracks and 18 sessions for 350 experiential marketers and meeting planners to learn the latest industry trends and best practices to improve their live events.

TSI Provided

25 Mbps point-to-point bandwidth circuit. High-density WiFi in the general session and breakouts for live attendee polling and mobile app usage. Connectivity supporting exhibitor demos on tablets and mobile devices. On-site IT support.
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Toyota’s Hotel Tacoma (2016)

Purpose:

An invitation-only event designed to put Toyota trucks to the test in the rugged off-road environment of the Arizona desert.

TSI Provided

Satellite Internet with redundant 4G backup to ensure always-available connectivity for 100 participants during the 3-day event. Outdoor WiFi for press and production staff, point-to-point wireless bridges, Ethernet drops for network printers, and on-site network engineering support.


The Call’s Azusa Now (2016)

Purpose:

Concurrent religious events for 100,000 attendees at the Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, with a worldwide audience of over 50M watching simulcasts on YouTube, GodTV, TBN, CBN, JuceTV, Daystar, and the Holy Spirit Network. The event was translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Chinese, and Arabic.

TSI Provided

100 Mbps point-to-point bandwidth circuits. On-site setup and IT support at each location. Multiple VLANs serving the broadcast and production teams. WiFi for iPads using Square card readers to process point-of-sale transactions. Point-to-point wireless bridges to connect multiple outdoor activation areas.


Google Afterparty at Game Developers Conference (2016)

Purpose:

Google’s afterparty featured an opportunity for developers and GDC attendees to unwind after the conference, enjoy live music, and experience new Google technologies in a unique nightclub setting.

TSI Provided

200 Mbps point-to-point bandwidth circuit. On-site setup and IT support at the City Nights nightclub in San Francisco. WiFi for 150 attendees, including WiFi for Google’s VR demos and Android tablets.


Budweiser Made in America - Monument Series Festival in San Francisco (2015)

Purpose:

Part of Budweiser's continued support and commitment to the environment through its recent partnership with the National Park Foundation, the Monument Series encourages a new generation of beer drinkers to see national parks in a new light through bold and surprising moments at America's greatest treasures.

TSI Provided

200 Mbps point-to-point bandwidth circuit. On-site setup and IT support at Crissy Field, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. 25,000 sq. ft. outdoor WiFi network, supporting 1,000 attendees and 25 staff iPads for registration. Ethernet drops for vendors to stream music and process transactions on point-of-sale devices.


Intel Tech Tent at the Frys.com Open PGA Tournament (2015)

Purpose:

Experiential marketing event showcasing Intel’s RealSense Camera, Oculus Rift Virtual Reality, drone flight school, live streaming SiliconDust HDTV, and Golf Club PC gaming on Alienware Alpha.

TSI Provided

Satellite Internet with redundant 4G backup to ensure connectivity for 60 devices over the 4-day event. WiFi, multiple VLANs, Ethernet drops and on-site network engineering support for Intel’s production team.


Facebook Oculus Story Studio: Henry Premiere (2015)

Purpose:

Media premiere of Henry, a virtual reality comedy seen through the lens of Oculus.

TSI Provided

50 Mbps point-to-point bandwidth circuit, high-density WiFi for 340 attendees, production team, and press throughout a private mansion in Beverly Hills.


Google I/O Code the Road - Nationwide Tour (2015)

Purpose:

Share new Google Maps products and services with the nationwide developer community.

TSI Provided

An embedded network engineer for the 1-month tour. Satellite Internet with 4G backup to ensure connectivity for mission-critical online demos. Core routing services, WiFi, point-to-point wireless bridges, on-site technical support, and peace of mind.


Github CodeConf Nashville (2015)

Purpose:

Github’s third CodeConf focused on the best practices of implementing open source projects, featuring talks from many leaders in the tech industry.

TSI Provided

Dual 100 Mbps point-to-point bandwidth circuits at Nashville’s iconic Bell Tower and Bridge Building. High-density WiFi for 650 software developers, on-site network engineering services, production and guest VLANs, and ethernet drops for presenter podiums.


Daimler Project Freedom (2015)

Purpose:

World premiere of the Freightliner Inspiration Truck, the world's first autonomous truck licensed to drive on public roads.

TSI Provided

50 Mbps point-to-point bandwidth circuit, core network services including multiple VLANs, and high-density WiFi for 350 staff, guests, and press throughout 7 outdoor tents at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.