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VOICE19, Live,

Day Two: The VOICE Summit Awards

The main stage is glowing once again. Every round table is set, the screens upfront are poised with the first slide of the night, and attendees are visibly excited as they take their assigned seats. The first drinks are being served and the summit's signature tune is playing as everyone gets settled—taking in their surroundings.

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VOICE19, Live,

Day Two: A Golden Ticket and The Alexa Cup

The afternoon starts with a winner. At the pop-up shop on the EXPO floor, Mystery Boxes filled with "VOICE swag" have been flying off the shelves. One box, hidden in the pile, contains nothing but a single golden ticket.

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VOICE19, Live,

Day Two: Opening Keynotes, Exhibitors, and Excited Attendees

Day Two at VOICE beginswith a keynote from James "JP" Poulter on his lessons learned after a year in Voice. His cheerful session is laden with insights on the Voice industry, peppered with humor to keep the audience on their toes in the early hours of the day.

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VOICE19, Live,

Day One: Sessions, VIP Receptions, and Happy Hour

In the main stage Atrium, a series of casual Alexa conversations are taking place. The pair currently on-stage are presenting their Alexa skill called Diamond Slots—but their Alexa is seemingly unaware of her role in the presentation, spontaneously answering "Sorry, I don't know that."

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VOICE19, Live,

Day One: EXPO, Alexa Booths and a Smart Home

After the lunch rush, guests with renewed energy flock to the Exhibitors floor. In what is named "Instagram Alley," a seven-foot Amazon Alexa stands by the entrance for people to chat with her inside, two comfy blue beanbags rest against the wall, and two glass Amazon Alexa booths offer a silent refuge for anyone needing to take an emergency call or get some last-minute work done.

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VOICE19, Live,

Day One: Welcome to VOICE 2019

The Main Stage at NJIT is hustling and bustling with attendees and organizers. Media crews line the back of the auditorium, sitting behind black tables laden with screens and blinking sound systems, ready to livestream the event on Facebook and Instagram. Up on the glowing purple stage stand three musicians, strumming the official sonic brand of the Summit in front of a thick velvet curtain and large letters spelling out "VOICE".

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VOICE19, Live,

Day Zero: Networking in Newark

Even with torrential rain battering Newark, VOICE attendees ventured out to meet like-minded colleagues, re-connect with old friends, and get a sense of the city's night scene.

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VOICE19, Live,

Day Zero: Afternoon Workshops and Hackathon Winners

After the lunch rush and dozens more check-ins, attendees flocked to the pre-conference sessions while students explored the floor dedicated to STEAM Day.

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VOICE19, Live,

Day Zero: Kicking Off VOICE 2019

The NJIT is quiet in the early hours of the morning, but inside the staff is already buzzing. The first attendees are trickling in and being handed their badges, the EXPO booths are silently glowing, and the organizers are pacing around double-checking every last detail.

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