This just in, I paid $6 for a glass of beer at the Mc**** Convention Center. I asked why so much for a single glass of domestic beer? The bartender answered, "It’s the convention center price."
"Hotels and convention centers know that most people will pay a high price. That same pricing philosophy applies to technology rentals like projectors and plasma flat panel displays.
In-House AV Service Companies Charge up to 100% More
Hotels and convention centers often have an "In-house AV service company." They charge a rate that is substantially higher than rates charged by a Tech Travel Agent© from Rentacomputer.com.