Trade Show About Trade Shows: "It's very meta"


When I first started working for MeetingsNet 16 years ago (I know, how has it possibly been that long?!), I remember being blown away by the idea of a Meeting Professionals International or Professional Convention Management Association conference—a conference for people who plan conferences. So it just cracked me up to read this article today on the Exhibitor 2014 convention going on this week in Las Vegas. Check out the tone of wonderment:

There will be booths about booths. Signage about signage. T-shirt giveaways advertising t-shirt giveaways.

It’s very meta.

Yup, it is. But you get used to it.



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