Trade Shows en 3 Ways to Safeguard Your Event from Business-Sucking Suitcasers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Suitcasers can hurt your bottom line, tick off your legitimate exhibitors, and syphon off valuable attendee attention. Don’t let them.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sponsorships Trade Shows Risk Management Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:56:00 +0000 63831 at <p>Cartoon salesman holding suitcase of goods</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images Meetings Podcast: Eric Udler, Founder of Super Pet Expo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Grass Shack Events and Media's Mike McAllen sits down with the entertaining Eventprof Eric Udler, who loves producing public events.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade Shows Thu, 05 May 2016 15:19:00 +0000 60711 at <p>You miss 100% of the shots you don&#39;t take&mdash;Wayne Gretzky</p> Association Execs Engage With Change at digitalNow <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>digitalNow looks at the impact of the Digital Age and changing demographics on the association world and its trade shows and events.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marketing Trade Shows Event Design Wed, 04 May 2016 15:58:00 +0000 60601 at Seven Secrets for Growing Conference Sponsorship Revenue <div class="field-deck"> Two experts in association conference consulting give top tips for growing sponsorship </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Two experts in association consulting give top tips for growing sponsorship at your conference</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marketing Sponsorships Trade Shows Sun, 01 May 2016 16:18:00 +0000 35561 at <p>At the recent North American Chrisitan Convention, organizers were able to offer free Wi-Fi to attendees through sponsorships.</p> ASAE Says Bye-Bye Springtime, Hello XDP <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The American Society for Association Executives is taking down its 40-year-old Springtime Expo and launching a very different new event in its stead.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education/Certification Trade Shows Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:56:00 +0000 60191 at <p>ASAE launching new event called XDP</p> ASAE Expo Attendance Bucks Economic Volatility to Keep Rising <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new survey finds attendance at recent expos is up for 60 percent of event marketers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade Shows Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:06:00 +0000 59331 at <p>Trade show floor</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images 3 Things to Know About Next-Gen Exhibitors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The best news for event organizers: Young exhibitors LOVE the value they get from exhibitions that they say they don't get from other marketing channels.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade Shows Tips from the Top Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Premium Wed, 30 Dec 2015 20:55:00 +0000 49331 at <p>Young exhibitors mingle at a tradeshow.</p> Image by Stockbyte on Thinkstock by Getty Images What Does the Internet of Things Mean for Meetings? <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>If you and your organization aren&rsquo;t talking about the Internet of Things yet, you will soon enough.</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tech News/Trends Trade Shows Premium Tue, 22 Dec 2015 21:30:00 +0000 55521 at Commentary: The Secret to Successful Meetings? It’s All in the Sauce <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>We regularly write about and advocate for the importance of face-to-face meetings. I may be a little biased since I make my living off of them, but here&rsquo;s yet one more example of why they work so well.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adult Learning Trade Shows Premium Mon, 14 Dec 2015 20:43:00 +0000 55331 at Exhibition Industry Growth Stays Strong Through Q3 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Center for Exhibition Research finds exhibit industry growth now outpacing the GDP for three consecutive quarters in 2015.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade Shows Premium Tue, 08 Dec 2015 15:02:00 +0000 55191 at <p>CEIR Index Q3 2015 report</p> CEIR