Trade Shows http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en 14 Trends Shaping the Exhibition and Event Industry http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/14-trends-shaping-exhibition-and-event-industry <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Mobile, social, Big Data, and attendee tracking are just a few of the trends a 2014 update of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events’ whitepaper says will drive the industry over the next three years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/14-trends-shaping-exhibition-and-event-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/14-trends-shaping-exhibition-and-event-industry#comments Association Meetings Trade Shows Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:29:00 +0000 46011 at http://meetingsnet.com The Value of Being Face to Face http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/value-being-face-face-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Recent research finds that 95 percent of professionals believe face-to-face meetings are essential to building lasting partnerships and relationships. Share the connections you intend to develop face to face in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/value-being-face-face-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/value-being-face-face-0#comments Trade Shows Speakers Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:40:00 +0000 44911 at http://meetingsnet.com 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 Premium 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>