Trade Shows http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en Survey Points to Growth In Exhibit Space and Sponsorships http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/survey-points-growth-exhibit-space-and-sponsorships <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A “more consultative sales strategy” yielded exhibit sales increases for nearly two-thirds of respondents.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/survey-points-growth-exhibit-space-and-sponsorships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/survey-points-growth-exhibit-space-and-sponsorships#comments Sponsorships Trade Shows Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:38:00 +0000 44701 at http://meetingsnet.com ICCA Loves a Good Contest http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/icca-loves-good-contest <div class="field-deck"> A new president will be elected and best in marketing and PR efforts will be recognized at annual congress in Turkey </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Nearly one-quarter of the members of the International Congress and Convention Association are in meetings management. Many of them attend, with their supplier colleagues, ICCA&rsquo;s four-day congress each year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/icca-loves-good-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/international-partners/icca-loves-good-contest#comments International Partners Trade Shows Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:19:00 +0000 44461 at http://meetingsnet.com Wi-Fi, NFC, Big Data: Exhibitions—and Venues—Face New Technology Challenges http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/wi-fi-nfc-big-data-exhibitions-and-venues-face-new-technology-challenges <div class="field-deck"> IAEE's Future Trends Task Force identifies emerging trends and their implications for exhibition organizers, attendees, exhibitors, facilities, and vendors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>IAEE's Future Trends Task Force identifies emerging trends and their implications for exhibition organizers, attendees, exhibitors, facilities, and vendors.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/wi-fi-nfc-big-data-exhibitions-and-venues-face-new-technology-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/wi-fi-nfc-big-data-exhibitions-and-venues-face-new-technology-challenges#comments Mobile/Apps Trade Shows Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:56:00 +0000 44071 at http://meetingsnet.com Gallery: Scenes from ASAE 2014 http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/gallery-scenes-asae-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Close to 6,000 association professionals and industry partners attended the 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting &amp; Exposition, August 9-12, in Nashville. ASAE had the highest number of association executives&mdash;3,159&mdash;since the 2007 ASAE Annual Meeting &amp; Exposition in Chicago.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/gallery-scenes-asae-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/gallery-scenes-asae-2014#comments Education/Certification Trade Shows Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:01:00 +0000 43501 at http://meetingsnet.com IMEX America: The Hub of Co-located Education and Networking http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/imex-america-hub-co-located-education-and-networking <div class="field-deck"> New this year: Education for Millennials, Deep-Dive Business Classes </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><span style="font-size: 13px;">IMEX America, to be held October 14&ndash;16 in Las Vegas, is known for offering excellent education through its partnerships with a variety of industry associations, which co-locate events on the days leading up to the three-day <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span>.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/imex-america-hub-co-located-education-and-networking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/educationcertification/imex-america-hub-co-located-education-and-networking#comments Education/Certification International Partners Trade Shows Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:31:00 +0000 43491 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Staff from IMEX America, Sands Expo, The Venetian, and The Palazzo Las Vegas gathered at The Shade Tree shelter in Las Vegas in July to prepare for this year&rsquo;s IMEX Challenge, a CSR event.</p> New Tri-City Alliance Offers Rotating Association Meetings Value Pricing, Added Services http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/new-tri-city-alliance-offers-rotating-association-meetings-value-pricing-added-services <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The San Antonio Convention &amp; Visitors Bureau, Visit Baltimore, and the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor &amp; Convention Bureau recently announced a joint program called Synchronicities, a three-city marketing partnership.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/new-tri-city-alliance-offers-rotating-association-meetings-value-pricing-added-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/new-tri-city-alliance-offers-rotating-association-meetings-value-pricing-added-services#comments Marketing Negotiating/Contracts Trade Shows Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:46:00 +0000 43011 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>River barge dinner along San Antonio&#39;s River Walk.</p> <p><span>River barge dinner along San Antonio&#39;s River Walk.</span></p> 2014 Changemakers: Ray and Randy Pekowski of The Expo Group http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/2014-changemakers-ray-and-randy-pekowski-expo-group <div class="field-deck"> This father-son team caught the judges' attention for going the extra mile to service event and trade show exhibitors </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For years, this father and son team have gone the extra mile for their clients.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/2014-changemakers-ray-and-randy-pekowski-expo-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/2014-changemakers-ray-and-randy-pekowski-expo-group#comments Trade Shows Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:04:00 +0000 42001 at http://meetingsnet.com Warning to Trade Show Producers: Be Kind to Your Exhibitors http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/warning-trade-show-producers-be-kind-your-exhibitors <div class="field-deck"> Pay attention to your "disrupters" </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>What&rsquo;s the key to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> success? Recognize your &ldquo;disrupters&rdquo; and turn your attendees into fans. Those were the core messages from Greg Topalian, Reed Exhibitions&rsquo; senior vice president, who delivered an address at the Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum, on May 29, in Washington, D.C.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/warning-trade-show-producers-be-kind-your-exhibitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/warning-trade-show-producers-be-kind-your-exhibitors#comments Trade Shows Thu, 05 Jun 2014 01:16:00 +0000 41771 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Greg Topalian</p> 6 Ways to Green Your Expo http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/6-ways-green-your-expo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Jeff Chase of Freeman and green business consultant Tom Bowman share strategies for making trade shows more sustainable. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/6-ways-green-your-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/6-ways-green-your-expo#comments Green Meetings/CSR Trade Shows Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:37:00 +0000 41761 at http://meetingsnet.com Who's Who in the Exhibition Industry http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/whos-who-exhibition-industry <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum 2014, held in late May at the JW Marriott, Washington, D.C., drew its largest crowd yet. Now in its 13th year, ECEF attracted 206 top executives from associations and independent event companies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/whos-who-exhibition-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/whos-who-exhibition-industry#comments Trade Shows Mon, 02 Jun 2014 19:54:00 +0000 41701 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association, and LinkedIn influencer</p>