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Pivot Time!

Pivot Time!

Oh! The P-Word… PIVOT is a word that’s been used a lot lately, but it does ring true to what many of us are doing. Brown Pelican is looking at how we can realign our business offerings to expand a bit outside of providing kick-ass wifi and networking just for events. Here are a couple of ways we’re pivoting: Virtual Events […]

Making “Lemonade Out of Covid-19 Lemons”

Making “Lemonade Out of Covid-19 Lemons”

Oh - 2020! Seriously, what a year it has been. As with many of you, our business was severely impacted by the restrictions placed on live events because of Covid-19. We’ve had to make adjustments, and refocus our model a bit, but we’re still kicking! We’ve also been...

We’re Still Here – Complete With a New Website!

We’re Still Here – Complete With a New Website!

It’s been a challenging 3 months (which has felt like a year!), and we hope you’re doing well. At Brown Pelican WiFi we’ve worked hard to keep our business going. We’ve made some tough decisions, cried, and felt really stressed. And we know we still have work to do. Sound familiar? Well, we’re in it […]

The Dark Side of Bandwidth

The Dark Side of Bandwidth

If you’ve been in the Event WiFi industry for even a little while, you’re probably familiar with this concept: Adequate Bandwidth = Rock Solid Event WiFi  We all know that the WiFi doesn’t work unless you have sufficient, and ideally, dedicated bandwidth for your event. But there can be a dark side to securing that […]

Happy Big 10 Brown Pelican WiFi!

Happy Big 10 Brown Pelican WiFi!

From Then to Now 2019 marks the 10th year in business for Brown Pelican WiFi! In 2009, Glenn Hall, our Founder and Fearless Leader (maybe we should put that title on his business cards too?), started the company as G.E. Hall, LLC, a consultancy, advising clients on their event IT and WiFi needs. Since then, […]

User Exclusive WiFi Network at Samsung Unpacked 2019

User Exclusive WiFi Network at Samsung Unpacked 2019

On February 20th, 3500+ attendees arrived at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium to see the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy S10 device. 2019 is the 10 year anniversary of Samsung’s Galaxy phone, and this event was packed full of announcements about how Samsung planned to bring smartphones into the next decade. Devices that feature […]

WiFi at Fort Mason Center Now Provided Exclusively by Brown Pelican WiFi 

WiFi at Fort Mason Center Now Provided Exclusively by Brown Pelican WiFi 

We’re excited to announce that Brown Pelican WiFi has installed a permanent network at Fort Mason Center, and we are the exclusive wifi provider! Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture, one of the Bay Area’s most iconic event venues, hosts hundreds of amazing events each year – from corporate conventions, to concerts, art exhibits and […]

Understand What Venues Can and Cannot Deliver

Understand What Venues Can and Cannot Deliver

“The venue and environment for your event is like the box in which your event gift is given.” ~ Marybeth Hall, CEO Brown Pelican WiFi The venue for your event truly is the packaging to what the gift really is – and presentation is everything, right? Since choosing a venue is in fact so crucial, […]

Know Who Will Be Using Event WiFi & For What

Know Who Will Be Using Event WiFi & For What

Event season is rapidly approaching and we are getting some great questions from our clients about designing the right wifi solution for their event. One of the most important things to consider when planning event wifi is … who will be using event wifi, and for what? Let’s dive in to this a little deeper. […]

Brown Pelican WiFi Receives Woman-Owned Business Certification

We are excited to announce that Brown Pelican WiFi has received a Woman-Owned Business Certification from the National Women Business Owners Corporation. Brown Pelican WiFi was founded in 2009 by Glenn Hall, and officially became a Woman Owned Business in 2013 when Marybeth Hall joined the company as CEO and co-owner. This is a national […]