Trade Shows http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en A Happy Place Gets Even Happier: Orlando Enjoys a Record-Setting 2014 http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/happy-place-gets-even-happier-orlando-enjoys-record-setting-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Orlando is riding high on the heels of a record-breaking 2014 for its hotels, including average daily rate (ADR) and room night demand.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/happy-place-gets-even-happier-orlando-enjoys-record-setting-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/happy-place-gets-even-happier-orlando-enjoys-record-setting-2014#comments Trade Shows Southeast Fri, 06 Feb 2015 20:53:00 +0000 47221 at http://meetingsnet.com Unions and Meetings: 5 Dos and Don’ts http://meetingsnet.com/blog/unions-and-meetings-5-dos-and-don-ts <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here are five things planners and their AV vendors need to know about working with unions at their events.</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/unions-and-meetings-5-dos-and-don-ts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/unions-and-meetings-5-dos-and-don-ts#comments Trade Shows Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:16:00 +0000 46871 at http://meetingsnet.com FCC Advisory: Venues Can’t Block Wi-Fi http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/fcc-advisory-venues-can-t-block-wi-fi <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The FCC today released a warning to would-be Wi-Fi blockers: Don't do it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/fcc-advisory-venues-can-t-block-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/fcc-advisory-venues-can-t-block-wi-fi#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Trade Shows Event Planning Tech Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:05:00 +0000 46831 at http://meetingsnet.com Geolocation Comes to Boston Convention Center http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/geolocation-comes-boston-convention-center <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Attendees at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center will soon be able to use Sherpa’s digital, turn-by-turn, wayfinding service to get where they need to go.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/geolocation-comes-boston-convention-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/geolocation-comes-boston-convention-center#comments Association Meetings Trade Shows Northeast U.S. Tech Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:24:00 +0000 46621 at http://meetingsnet.com 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