Technology Services

Order Online: Internet And Private WiFi Networks

The online ordering system at TCF Center makes it easy to order Internet and private WiFi networks. Click the button below and go to the In-House Services section on the Exhibitor Services Online Ordering page.

Event Services Online Order Forms

TCF Center Event Technology

Technology Services Brochure

Hybrid Meeting Packages

Virtual Solutions Brochure

The Technology Services Team

TCF Center's Technology Services Department manages a turn-key operation where the show manager, or their vendor, provides the content, and TCF Center technicians broadcast it through the network's infrastructure. TCF Center technicians can, and often do, create the content on of behalf of users.

The in-house team gives customers access to the facilities digital signage, robust WiFi network and an extensive fiber network for broadcasting and Internet connections that can upgrade customers to 10G, depending on the needs of their event. 

For enhanced technology services such as fiber connectivity, contact your event manager.

Download Technology Services Brochure

In-house Broadcast Studio

  • Includes turnkey broadcast control room with television-quality broadcast tools for graphics, video, and lighting
  • Scalable services to meet every event need
  • Broadcasts consist of in-house live and remote presenters, as well as prerecord material
  • All necessary equipment stored in-house for immediate access
  • The studio is capable of hosting in-person presenters, panels, and virtual participants
  • Flexible capabilities including live shots, newsroom, green screen, augmented reality and more
  • Internal fiber network from all points within facility can connect to control room
  • Green Room availability
  • Access to outside broadcast fiber and satellite networks
  • High bandwidth redundant Internet service for inbound and outbound streaming

Two 10GB trunks provide Internet connectivity

Two 10GB trunks provide Internet connectivity for the TCF Center to support failover redundancies to meet the needs of the industry’s biggest power users.

Custom Hybrid Meeting Options

  • Virtual conferences
  • Virtual lobbies to navigate the event
  • Live networking
  • Studio broadcast presentations 
  • Event presenters streamed online 
  • Virtual exhibit hall with live interaction
  • Main events broadcast to multiple event areas
  • Video on demand option
  • AR and VR enhancements
  • Enhanced safety and security protocols
  • Scalability 

Free Robust WiFi Throughout TCF Center

A robust FREE WiFi system supports users throughout TCF Center. Pre-planning for your event will insure your event will minimize cross-channel interference and allow for a hi-speed user experience. Ask your event manager for attendee WiFi usage tracking reports for daily crowd control and physical distancing plans.

If your event indicates hi-usage, our technicians can design a custom wireless array based on your anticipated traffic patterns and frequent congregation areas, to manage the network during your event and insure a smooth WiFi experience in your location.

Streaming applications and conference voting systems may require a wired services to insure uninterrupted connection. Make sure your event planner understands exactly what Internet applications will be used for your event so that TCF Center Technology Services technicians can design a system to meet your needs.

5GHz is the key: before you come on site, make sure you have a device that is 5GHz capable. It will not matter if you “just bought it,” there are still PC manufactures that use 2.4GHz only devices to entice you with a lower cost computer. 2.4GHz is highly interfered with and may not do well in an environment like events. So much so, that a lot of companies no longer provide 2.4GHz in some areas of their facilities. You can get a USB dual-band wireless adaptor (yes another adaptor) which will grant to 5GHz if you only have 2.4GHz. If you are not sure what you have, you can likely ask your IT team to take a look and let you know.

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Generate Revenue For Your Event

Customers use TCF Center Technology Services to generate revenue for their events:

  • Advertising
  • Hybrid meetings
  • Sponsorship highlights
  • Attendance building
  • Live streaming 

TCF's Hi-Tech Digital Display Communication System

TCF Center has an extensive digital signage system that, when added to the full facility fiber optic network, lends one of the most hi-tech event support offerings in the industry today. Looking for new revenue streams, hybrid attendance revenue, advertising and sponsorship opportunities, real time news or event broadcasts from anywhere in the facility? We can make it happen!

Learn more about TCF Digital Signage

TCF Center's Full Facility Fiber Network

The TCF Center has an extensive offering of technology services that will enhance your event and provide new revenue streams: live steam from anywhere in TCF Center over the full facility fiber network; live feed streaming to digital signs; soundstage recording; and webcasting and videoconferencing for hybrid audiences.

The fiber network throughout TCF Center can be set up to feed into a command center can be established to coordinate of your event. Broadcasts from the show floor, hybrid meetings, live stream concerts and broadcasts from a sound stage can all be live streamed on the TCF Center digital signage or streamed online. Our Technology Services team is ready to customize telecommunication protocols to best meet your needs. 

In-house AV Services

Premier Event Technology, LLC is TCF Center's preferred in-house AV supplier. 

Premier is a turn-key event technology company with over 20 years of experience in the live event industry. They specialize in full-service audiovisual support, hybrid meeetings, scenic design, and technical services for meetings, exhibits, and special events.  As the in-house provider at TCF Center they bring in-depth knowledge of the facility and a great working relationship with TCF Center departments to become a seamless addition to your event management team. 

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