Trade Shows http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en New from CEIR: Trade Show Economic Impact Calculator http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/new-ceir-trade-show-economic-impact-calculator <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Center for Exhibition Industry Research’s latest tool enables exhibition organizers to calculate the economic impact of their exhibition.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/new-ceir-trade-show-economic-impact-calculator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/new-ceir-trade-show-economic-impact-calculator#comments Trade Shows Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:42:00 +0000 65331 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Trade show floor</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images The Night the Lights Went Out in Boston http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/night-lights-went-out-boston <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>How one association struggled with whether or not to cancel its convention and expo when disaster struck.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/night-lights-went-out-boston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/night-lights-went-out-boston#comments Association Meetings Resources Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Trade Shows Risk Management Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:53:00 +0000 65271 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Man holding candle in the dark</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images Expo Report: Things Are Looking Up http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/expo-report-things-are-looking <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">Trade show</a></span> execs report rising expectations for 2016. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/expo-report-things-are-looking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/expo-report-things-are-looking#comments Trade Shows Mon, 01 Aug 2016 20:59:00 +0000 64371 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Trade show industry performance snapshot</p> 3 Ways to Safeguard Your Event from Business-Sucking Suitcasers http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/3-ways-safeguard-your-event-business-sucking-suitcasers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Suitcasers can hurt your bottom line, tick off your legitimate exhibitors, and syphon off valuable attendee attention. Don’t let them.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/3-ways-safeguard-your-event-business-sucking-suitcasers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/3-ways-safeguard-your-event-business-sucking-suitcasers#comments Sponsorships Trade Shows Risk Management Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:56:00 +0000 63831 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Cartoon salesman holding suitcase of goods</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images Meetings Podcast: Eric Udler, Founder of Super Pet Expo http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/meetings-podcast-eric-udler-founder-super-pet-expo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Grass Shack Events and Media's Mike McAllen sits down with the entertaining Eventprof Eric Udler, who loves producing public events.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/meetings-podcast-eric-udler-founder-super-pet-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/meetings-podcast-eric-udler-founder-super-pet-expo#comments Trade Shows Thu, 05 May 2016 15:19:00 +0000 60711 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>You miss 100% of the shots you don&#39;t take&mdash;Wayne Gretzky</p> Association Execs Engage With Change at digitalNow http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/association-execs-engage-change-digitalnow <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>digitalNow looks at the impact of the Digital Age and changing demographics on the association world and its trade shows and events.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/association-execs-engage-change-digitalnow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/association-execs-engage-change-digitalnow#comments Marketing Trade Shows Event Design Wed, 04 May 2016 15:58:00 +0000 60601 at http://meetingsnet.com Seven Secrets for Growing Conference Sponsorship Revenue http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/seven-secrets-growing-conference-sponsorship-revenue <div class="field-deck"> Two experts in association conference consulting give top tips for growing sponsorship </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Two experts in association consulting give top tips for growing sponsorship at your conference</p></div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/seven-secrets-growing-conference-sponsorship-revenue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/seven-secrets-growing-conference-sponsorship-revenue#comments Marketing Sponsorships Trade Shows Sun, 01 May 2016 16:18:00 +0000 35561 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>At the recent North American Chrisitan Convention, organizers were able to offer free Wi-Fi to attendees through sponsorships.</p> ASAE Says Bye-Bye Springtime, Hello XDP http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/asae-says-bye-bye-springtime-hello-xdp <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The American Society for Association Executives is taking down its 40-year-old Springtime Expo and launching a very different new event in its stead.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/asae-says-bye-bye-springtime-hello-xdp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/asae-says-bye-bye-springtime-hello-xdp#comments Education/Certification Trade Shows Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:56:00 +0000 60191 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>ASAE launching new event called XDP</p> ASAE Expo Attendance Bucks Economic Volatility to Keep Rising http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/expo-attendance-bucks-economic-volatility-keep-rising <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new survey finds attendance at recent expos is up for 60 percent of event marketers.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/expo-attendance-bucks-economic-volatility-keep-rising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/expo-attendance-bucks-economic-volatility-keep-rising#comments Trade Shows Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:06:00 +0000 59331 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Trade show floor</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images 3 Things to Know About Next-Gen Exhibitors http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/3-things-know-about-next-gen-exhibitors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The best news for event organizers: Young exhibitors LOVE the value they get from exhibitions that they say they don't get from other marketing channels.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/3-things-know-about-next-gen-exhibitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/3-things-know-about-next-gen-exhibitors#comments Trade Shows Tips from the Top Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Premium Wed, 30 Dec 2015 20:55:00 +0000 49331 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Young exhibitors mingle at a tradeshow.</p> Image by Stockbyte on Thinkstock by Getty Images