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The importance of critical voice and data services in the events industry

Exhibitions are a crucial part of the global economy, bringing together businesses, investors, and consumers to showcase the latest products and services. However, organizing a successful exhibition can be challenging, requiring effective communication and collaboration among organisers, exhibitors, and attendees.

According to the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI), exhibitions contribute £180 billion to the global economy annually, making them a significant driver of economic growth. However, organising a successful exhibition requires effective communication and collaboration. Airacom’s powerful voice and data solutions offer exhibition companies a competitive advantage in ensuring seamless communication and collaboration, leading to a successful event.

Our comprehensive range of services includes reliable and rugged push-to-talk radios, two-way radios, and mobile devices equipped with mobile threat defence, providing a secure and efficient network. These solutions enable event organisers to communicate and collaborate effectively, overcoming logistical and security challenges. Hiring voice and data services from us ensures your exhibition utilises the best-of-breed technology, expertise, and support, freeing up your resources and giving you peace of mind.

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The exhibition and conference industry is facing challenges that are causing understaffing. Delays in event planning, rising costs, the need for diverse skill sets, and difficulties with employee retention are the main factors. These challenges can put pressure on existing staff, resulting in burnout and understaffing. The industry must adapt and find innovative solutions to address these issues, promoting employee retention, improving efficiency, and reducing costs. A thriving exhibition and conference industry is crucial to the UK and global economies, and addressing these challenges is essential for its continued success.


Overspending can significantly impact the exhibition and conference industry. It can lead to budget deficits, forcing event organisers to cut corners, reduce quality, or cancel the event. Overspending can also affect future funding opportunities, reducing stakeholders’ confidence in the event’s success. This may lead to challenges in securing sponsorships or funding for future events, resulting in long-term financial difficulties. To avoid overspending, event organisers must prioritise effective budget planning and management to ensure financial sustainability and the success of future events.


Effective communication and collaboration are crucial for successful exhibitions and conferences. Airacom offers reliable voice and data services to ensure seamless communication between staff and organisers. Our solutions enable real-time updates and quick responses to any changes or emergencies, ensuring successful events. By prioritising communication and collaboration, exhibition and conference companies can enhance the overall experience of their attendees and promote their brand and business objectives.


Security challenges can pose a significant risk to exhibitions and conferences. The risk of theft, terrorism or other security breaches can endanger attendees and event staff and result in financial losses. Airacom’s secure communication services mitigate these risks by providing end-to-end encryption for voice and data communications, ensuring sensitive information remains private. This helps event organizers monitor security threats and respond quickly and efficiently to any incidents, ensuring the safety of all attendees and staff.


Enhance group communications at exhibitions with push to talk radio hire

Effective communication is crucial for exhibition success. Our push-to-talk (PTT) radio hire services provide reliable, cost-effective group communication with unlimited talk-groups and exceptional customer support. Trust our expertise in providing tailored communication solutions for exhibitions, and enhance your event’s success with seamless collaboration and increased efficiency.

Reliable, fast, and affordable event WiFi hire from Airacom

Hiring reliable and fast broadband connectivity for exhibitions and conferences is crucial for event organisers. Our WiFi hire solutions to ensure seamless and fast internet access for attendees and staff, streamlining event check-in and registration processes while providing your attendees with fast and reliable connectivity essential to exhibition planning.

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Rugged Devices

Hiring rugged devices for exhibition companies provides durable and reliable technology for harsh event environments.

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PoC Radios

Hire POC radios for long term or short term exhibition events with near national coverage over any 3G, 4G, 5G and WiFi network.

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Two Way Radios

Hiring two-way radios improves communication, safety, and productivity for exhibitions with short radio hire.

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Threat Defence

Hire mobile threat defence to protect event operations from security threats, increase your security posture and reduce risks.

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Get seamless and reliable mobile SIMs for events by hiring SIM-only packages for short or long term event hire using Vodafone, O2 or Three SIMs.

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Staff Tracking

Staff tracking enhances event safety and security, improves staff accountability, and helps to facilitate emergency response management.

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Hire assisted reality (AR) headsets for events, conferences and training

We make hiring Assisted Reality headsets simple with short-term and long-term hire options. Assisted reality headsets can simplify complex procedures, improves staff training, and facilitates remote collaboration, enhancing the overall event experience.

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Hire rugged mobile technology for your event or project

Does your event or project require rugged tablets to run POS software, collect payments or take event registration information? Our rugged smartphone and tablet short-term and long-term event hire services offer reliable and durable technology for harsh, hostile and outdoor environments.

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Don’t let mobile threats compromise your business

According to the Center for Strategic and International Studies, 20% of all cyberattacks target events and the hospitality sector. In addition, a further survey by Event Manager Blog found that 55% of event professionals consider cybersecurity a top priority. This highlights the growing risks of cyber threats at events and the need to hire mobile devices with mobile threat defence installed to mitigate risks, ensuring a successful event.

We provide exhibition event organisers with a robust mobile threat defence hire program for Android and iOS mobile devices. Our MTD can prevent potential cyberattacks and protect your event employees’ and attendees’ sensitive data while enhancing event security and your overall security posture.

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Keeping track of your high value event assets

Asset tracking enables companies to monitor the location and status of their assets, ensuring they are being used efficiently and are not lost or stolen. This helps to reduce costs, improve inventory management, and ensure that the right equipment is available at the right time.

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Take control of your event staff with time and attendance monitoring in real time

Exhibition event employee tracking is essential to monitor attendance and performance, ensuring staff fulfil roles, meet standards and are available when needed. Track staff clock-in and clock-outs, monitor time and attendance, and leverage geo-fence attendance monitoring to optimise staffing levels and identify process improvements.

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Professional voice and data services for events companies

Push to Talk

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Workforce Management

Enhance frontline safety with location monitoring, geofence clock, clock out, incident reporting, and job allocation.

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Reliable cloud-hosted phone systems to connect all of your event teams and remote workforce with leading business critical communications.


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Improve site productivity with the right mix of rugged devices using a business-only 4G and 5G superfast network.

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Business WiFi packed with the security and flexibility your event operation needs with built-in failover and redundancy.

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