The Haworth Inn and Conference Center has added video conferencing--an opportunity to meet face- to-face with colleagues halfway around the world--to the services available to local businesses and individuals.
"Using state-of-the-art equipment, businesses can
conduct meetings with colleagues from around the world in
the comfort of the Haworth Center," said Greg Maybury,
director of operations and technology for Hope College.
"With communications speeds of up to 512K and multiple
camera configurations, you can have a highly productive
meeting while keeping your time out of the office to a
The Haworth Inn and Conference Center is a 50-room
hotel located on the campus of Hope College. The video
conferencing services are offered in partnership with TC
Video Applications, a division of Travel Consultants Inc.
"Presentations Magazine" has estimated that the
use of video conferencing services will expand dramatically
in the next half-decade--as reflected in its projection that
the U.S. market alone will likely grow from the $2.94
billion of 1996 to $34.76 billion in 2002. According to TC
Video Applications, publicly available sites such as the
Haworth Center provide an opportunity for organizations that
wish to use the growing option of video conferencing without
incurring the expense of installing a system of their own.
Reservations for the video conferencing services
at the Haworth Center may be made by contacting TC Video
Applications at (616) 493-2665.