Trade Shows http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en Five Simple Rules for Event Marketing http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/five-simple-rules-event-marketing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>He&rsquo;s all about <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> marketing and getting more attendees at your conferences and events. Sam&nbsp;<span data-scayt-word="Lippman">Lippman</span>, shares five easy tips for acquiring attendees.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/five-simple-rules-event-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/five-simple-rules-event-marketing#comments Marketing Trade Shows Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:19:00 +0000 51231 at http://meetingsnet.com 6 Signs Your Conference May Be In Jeopardy http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/6-signs-your-conference-may-be-jeopardy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If your event stats dip below any one of these benchmarks, take action before it's too late.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/6-signs-your-conference-may-be-jeopardy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/6-signs-your-conference-may-be-jeopardy#comments Association Meetings Resources Marketing Sponsorships Trade Shows Risk Management Medical Meetings Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:01:00 +0000 51011 at http://meetingsnet.com Fuse on Thinkstock by Getty Images GES Earns Environmental Sustainability Certification for General Contracting http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ges-earns-environmental-sustainability-certification-general-contracting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>General services contractor GES celebrates its certification to the APEX/ASTM Environmentally Sustainable Event Standards at this week's Green Meeting Industry Council Sustainable Meetings Conference, taking place in Atlanta. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ges-earns-environmental-sustainability-certification-general-contracting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/ges-earns-environmental-sustainability-certification-general-contracting#comments Green Meetings/CSR Trade Shows Wed, 17 Jun 2015 20:21:00 +0000 50971 at http://meetingsnet.com Nashville to Host ibtm America in 2016 http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/nashville-host-ibtm-america-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Taking place this week in Chicago in the Skyline Ballroom at McCormick Place West, ibtm america, part of Reed Exhibitions&rsquo; ibtm event portfolio, will move next year to the Gaylord Opryland Resort &amp; Convention Center in Nashville, June 15&ndash;17, 2016.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/nashville-host-ibtm-america-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/nashville-host-ibtm-america-2016#comments Trade Shows Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:47:00 +0000 50821 at http://meetingsnet.com IMEX Frankfurt Features Passionate Meeting Advocate, Honors Outstanding Events http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/imex-frankfurt-features-passionate-meeting-advocate-honors-outstanding-events <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Racking up some impressive numbers, Ray Bloom, IMEX Group chairman, was ebullient about another successful IMEX Frankfurt on the closing day in late May. IMEX honored a number of worthy meeting industry recipients at its gala.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/imex-frankfurt-features-passionate-meeting-advocate-honors-outstanding-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/imex-frankfurt-features-passionate-meeting-advocate-honors-outstanding-events#comments Green Meetings/CSR International Partners Trade Shows Fri, 05 Jun 2015 18:32:00 +0000 50531 at http://meetingsnet.com 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="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