Trade Shows http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en Beware: Disrupters Are Out to Get Your Association’s Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-disrupters-are-out-get-your-association-s-meetings <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Questions association meeting planners need to address now so you can protect your bottom line from getting walloped by changes in technology, attendee behavior, and the new sharing economy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-disrupters-are-out-get-your-association-s-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-disrupters-are-out-get-your-association-s-meetings#comments Association Meetings Resources Budgeting/Cost Savings Housing/Attrition Negotiating/Contracts Trade Shows face2face Thu, 20 Aug 2015 22:18:00 +0000 52531 at http://meetingsnet.com Meetings Mean Business Leaps Into Action to Avoid Punitive Measures for Meetings Industry http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/meetings-mean-business-leaps-action-avoid-punitive-measures-meetings-industry <div class="field-deck"> Congressman threatens to cut face-to-face meetings </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Meetings Mean Business Coalition sent a letter last week to a congressman who wants to replace up to 50 percent of all government business travel with videoconferencing.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/meetings-mean-business-leaps-action-avoid-punitive-measures-meetings-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/meetings-mean-business-leaps-action-avoid-punitive-measures-meetings-industry#comments Trade Shows Mon, 10 Aug 2015 21:44:00 +0000 52051 at http://meetingsnet.com CEIR Study: Expos Deliver Leads, ROI http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ceir-study-expos-deliver-leads-roi <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new study from the Center for Exhibition Industry Research finds that exhibitions provide results on metrics that are most important to exhibitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ceir-study-expos-deliver-leads-roi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ceir-study-expos-deliver-leads-roi#comments Trade Shows Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:42:00 +0000 51731 at http://meetingsnet.com Are You Optimizing These Top Event Planning Tech Tools? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-you-optimizing-these-top-event-planning-tech-tools <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to use <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span>, geofencing, and customer relationship management systems to benefit your attendees, your exhibitors, and your event.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-you-optimizing-these-top-event-planning-tech-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/are-you-optimizing-these-top-event-planning-tech-tools#comments CME Design Audience Engagement Marketing Social Media Pharma Meeting Planning Tech News/Trends Trade Shows Corporate Meetings Event Planning face2face Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:00:00 +0000 51651 at http://meetingsnet.com Connect Your Event and Customer Data to Measure ROI http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/connect-your-event-and-customer-data-measure-roi <div class="field-byline"> By Garrett Huddy, Content Marketing Manager, Attend </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>To easily track and analyze <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/event-planning/objectivesroi" title="" target="_blank">ROI</a></span>, you&rsquo;ll need to connect your event data with your CRM system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/connect-your-event-and-customer-data-measure-roi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/connect-your-event-and-customer-data-measure-roi#comments Trade Shows Sun, 12 Jul 2015 18:25:00 +0000 51421 at http://meetingsnet.com Mobile Apps at Meetings: It’s the Wild West! http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/mobile-apps-meetings-it-s-wild-west <div class="field-deck"> Our bets for survival are on two primary vendor types </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It&rsquo;s the Wild West in the attendee mobile app space! The barriers to entry are low and there are literally hundreds of companies offering solutions. Prices are being beat down and there&rsquo;s bloodshed on the horizon with companies that won&rsquo;t make it.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/mobile-apps-meetings-it-s-wild-west" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/mobileapps/mobile-apps-meetings-it-s-wild-west#comments Mobile/Apps Trade Shows Thu, 09 Jul 2015 19:26:00 +0000 51381 at http://meetingsnet.com How Do You Create a Vision? http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/how-do-you-create-vision <div class="field-deck"> Start by acting as a catalyst for change </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Education and leadership go hand in hand when establishing yourself as a key industry player. Ask most successful leaders how they define &ldquo;leadership&rdquo; and you&rsquo;ll most likely hear some reference to creating or executing a vision.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/how-do-you-create-vision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/how-do-you-create-vision#comments Education/Certification Trade Shows Thu, 09 Jul 2015 19:15:00 +0000 51371 at http://meetingsnet.com Five Simple Rules for Event Marketing http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/five-simple-rules-event-marketing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>He&rsquo;s all about <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> marketing and getting more attendees at your conferences and events. Sam&nbsp;<span data-scayt-word="Lippman">Lippman</span>, shares five easy tips for acquiring attendees.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/five-simple-rules-event-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/five-simple-rules-event-marketing#comments Marketing Trade Shows Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:19:00 +0000 51231 at http://meetingsnet.com 6 Signs Your Conference May Be In Jeopardy http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/6-signs-your-conference-may-be-jeopardy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If your event stats dip below any one of these benchmarks, take action before it's too late.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/6-signs-your-conference-may-be-jeopardy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/6-signs-your-conference-may-be-jeopardy#comments Association Meetings Resources Marketing Sponsorships Trade Shows Risk Management Medical Meetings Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:01:00 +0000 51011 at http://meetingsnet.com Fuse on Thinkstock by Getty Images GES Earns Environmental Sustainability Certification for General Contracting http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ges-earns-environmental-sustainability-certification-general-contracting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>General services contractor GES celebrates its certification to the APEX/ASTM Environmentally Sustainable Event Standards at this week's Green Meeting Industry Council Sustainable Meetings Conference, taking place in Atlanta. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ges-earns-environmental-sustainability-certification-general-contracting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ges-earns-environmental-sustainability-certification-general-contracting#comments Green Meetings/CSR Trade Shows Wed, 17 Jun 2015 20:21:00 +0000 50971 at http://meetingsnet.com