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How to improve situational awareness when managing large events - case football fireworks »

Security systems that share intelligence, allow for collaboration and go beyond radio communications empower professionals to focus fully on their mission. Just imagine the following drama - 

13 Jan 2020 by Päivi Laakso-Kuivalainen  |  4 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Events

Three reasons I loved Critical Communications World this year »

The doors to Critical Communications World (CCW) closed in Berlin on 17 May 2018 following three days of intense activity. It was busy, it was tiring, but it was also very informative and enjoyable. After a few days of reflection, I have identified what made CCW so worthwhile this year. Here are my three reasons for loving this event, and one thing that really caught me by surprise.

23 May 2018 by Tiina Saaristo  |  5 min read
Critical communications, Events

A few of my favourite things at CCW 2017 »

This year saw my second CCW event, but it was far from being a case of “Déjà-vu”. In my earlier blog post I promised that Airbus would not repeat itself and we did some things very differently. Here are five of my favourites:

26 May 2017 by Igor Vinogradoff  |  5 min read
Critical communications, Events

More excitement at CCW 2017 »

This time last year, I knew nothing about Critical Communications World – I hadn’t even visited it. Yet I found myself planning and producing Airbus’ presence at the show. Was I excited, scared? You bet I was. Yet everything went well and this year, I'm still excited but no longer scared by the prospect of CCW17. There are three reasons:

28 Apr 2017 by Igor Vinogradoff  |  2 min read
Critical communications, Events

5 things I learned at Critical Communications Europe 2017 »

Critical Communications Europe was held 7-8 February in Copenhagen. The event promised to explore how the collaborative path looks like for critical communications in Europe. I was at the event and had the opportunity to attend several conference sessions in addition to doing stand duty at the Critical Communications Finland exhibition area. This kind of work is always educational! I’ve seen...

24 Feb 2017 by Tiina Saaristo  |  5 min read

Photo review: Around the world in 16 events »

Whether in Abu Dhabi, Australia, Botswana, Ecuador, or Vietnam; PMR evolution and hybrid solutions have been hot topics in this year's events. Can you spot familiar faces or places in this photo review? 

30 Dec 2016 by Tapio Mäkinen  |  11 min read

Five top highlights of PMR Expo »

In November, Cologne hosted the PMR Expo, central Europe's largest annual PMR exhibition. It was a terrific event across the board, but five aspects particularly caught my attention as they all reveal the growing demand from user organizations and innovative products to satisfy that demand.

9 Dec 2016 by Kirstin Bircks  |  4 min read

5 things that made CCW 2016 a successful professional event »

Two months ago, I had never experienced the Critical Communications World event. At that time, I shared some thoughts with you in this blog post. Now that I’ve seen the event from start to finish, I am very happy - the CCW 2016 event was a great success, and for the following five reasons:

8 Jul 2016 by Igor Vinogradoff  |  4 min read

Five interesting things that make CCW a unique event »

Critical Communications World (CCW) is the undoubted go-to event for secure communications professionals. It’s where the industry’s leading lights (blue and other) come to catch up on what’s new, discuss business and technology and even influence the future development of critical communications. I've visited more than 100 exhibitions and events and helped organize dozens. I find CCW unique,...

13 May 2016 by Igor Vinogradoff  |  3 min read