Trade Shows http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en 5 Ways to Keep Exhibitors Happy http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-ways-keep-exhibitors-happy <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to make your <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> more exhibitor-friendly.</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/5-ways-keep-exhibitors-happy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/5-ways-keep-exhibitors-happy#comments Sponsorships Trade Shows face2face Wed, 20 May 2015 17:59:00 +0000 50181 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>The Hargrove Design Experience exhibit at ASAE&#39;s Springtime Expo 2015, which was held April 9 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.</p> Scott Schenker of Microsoft to Keynote ECEF http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/scott-schenker-microsoft-keynote-ecef <div class="field-deck"> ECEF Will Draw 200 Exhibition Executives to DC on May 27 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum, May 27, in Washington, D.C., plans to deliver a full day of thought-provoking presentations to the 200 CEOs, executive directors, presidents, vice presidents, and other C-level executives at associations and for-profit organizations who will participate.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/scott-schenker-microsoft-keynote-ecef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/scott-schenker-microsoft-keynote-ecef#comments Trade Shows Mon, 11 May 2015 20:13:00 +0000 49851 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Sam Lippman of Lippman Connects</p> Exhibitions Mean Business: To the Hill We Go http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/exhibitions-mean-business-hill-we-go <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Earlier this year, I wrote about the importance of advocacy and promoting the value of face-to-face events. IAEE engages with several organizations including the Exhibitions Mean Business and Meetings Mean Business coalitions. Join us on June 9.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/exhibitions-mean-business-hill-we-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/exhibitions-mean-business-hill-we-go#comments Trade Shows Thu, 07 May 2015 18:57:00 +0000 49801 at http://meetingsnet.com Unions Barred from Philly Convention Center Will Get Hearing http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/unions-barred-philly-convention-center-will-get-hearing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Philadelphia CVB is concerned that decision to reverse the dismissal of ousted unions’ complaints—possibly paving the way for their return to the convention center—could hurt convention business.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/unions-barred-philly-convention-center-will-get-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/unions-barred-philly-convention-center-will-get-hearing#comments Trade Shows Northeast U.S. Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:20:00 +0000 49571 at http://meetingsnet.com Chicago Honors Locals Who Stand Up for Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/chicago-honors-locals-who-stand-meetings <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>In Chicagoland, over 200 people convened at the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art to celebrate the first North American Meetings Industry Day on April 16 by honoring locals who work diligently for the meetings community. Here are the honorees.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/chicago-honors-locals-who-stand-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/chicago-honors-locals-who-stand-meetings#comments Trade Shows Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:11:00 +0000 49341 at http://meetingsnet.com 3 Things to Know About Next-Gen Exhibitors http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/3-things-know-about-next-gen-exhibitors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Gens X and Y may differ from their elders in many ways, but what they value in expos, according to new research from CEIR and SISO, doesn’t appear to be one of them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/3-things-know-about-next-gen-exhibitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/3-things-know-about-next-gen-exhibitors#comments Trade Shows Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:55:00 +0000 49331 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Young exhibitors mingle at a tradeshow.</p> Image by Stockbyte on Thinkstock by Getty Images It’s the Human Touch that Makes Great Service http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/it-s-human-touch-makes-great-service <div class="field-deck"> Can a robot "get" hospitality? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>I recently returned from a week in Dubai&mdash;amazingly, it was my first trip there. I was excited to see this city, which has transformed from desert to world-class destination in the blink of an eye. But I must admit I was unprepared for what I found.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/it-s-human-touch-makes-great-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/it-s-human-touch-makes-great-service#comments Europe/Middle East/Africa Trade Shows Site Selection/RFPs Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:32:00 +0000 49261 at http://meetingsnet.com Know Your Terms: Booth, Exhibit, and Stand Edition http://meetingsnet.com/blog/know-your-terms-booth-exhibit-and-stand-edition <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>It's easy to get these terms confused, but booths, exhibits, and stands are not interchangeable terms.</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/know-your-terms-booth-exhibit-and-stand-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/know-your-terms-booth-exhibit-and-stand-edition#comments Trade Shows face2face Mon, 06 Apr 2015 17:32:00 +0000 48911 at http://meetingsnet.com Show Your Booth Love http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/show-your-booth-love <div class="field-deck"> How to design your micro-venue </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In the sea of exhibitors at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span>, what compels attendees to seek out more information or to enter your domain? It&rsquo;s the booth. When you think about it, it&rsquo;s an art form unto itself.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/show-your-booth-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/show-your-booth-love#comments Trade Shows Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:25:00 +0000 48861 at http://meetingsnet.com Rooney, Head of Boston Convention Center, Lands New Job http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/rooney-head-boston-convention-center-lands-new-job <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/meetingsnet.com/files/uploads/2015/02/Rooney.jpeg" style="width: 180px; height: 270px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin: 1px; float: left;" title="James E. Rooney" />James E. Rooney, who has been executive director of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority since 2003, has been named the new president and CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/rooney-head-boston-convention-center-lands-new-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/rooney-head-boston-convention-center-lands-new-job#comments Trade Shows Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:52:00 +0000 48771 at http://meetingsnet.com