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Why wine events really need Internet (and How Vinexpo Failed)

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I just returned from a week at Vinexpo, one of the biggest wine fairs in Europe. It was very productive and I’ve made a bunch of new contacts and deals. However, WiFi failed completely making communication almost impossible and preventing attending wine businesses from fully taking advantage of the event.

In the age of connectivity, where basically every business depends on Internet (email, news, social media), it’s totally unacceptable to spend 6 days in an event without a proper Internet connection.

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Written by andrerib

June 24, 2011 at 16:54

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