Trade Shows http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en Conventions, Business Travel Boycotts Called For Due to New Indiana Law http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/conventions-business-travel-boycotts-called-due-new-indiana-law <div class="field-deck"> Governor Mike Pence defends a law that some say could lead to discrimination </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Indiana Governor Mike Pence's signing of a law that could allow for discrimination against the LGBT community has prompted calls for boycott. But in the latest twist, "a clarification bill" may be introduced in the coming week, perhaps putting opponents' fears to rest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/conventions-business-travel-boycotts-called-due-new-indiana-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/conventions-business-travel-boycotts-called-due-new-indiana-law#comments Trade Shows Site Selection/RFPs Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:36:00 +0000 48641 at http://meetingsnet.com Your Meeting History Is Your Credit Score http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/your-meeting-history-your-credit-score <div class="field-byline"> By Rob Carey </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>While planners are not required to collect data on how their meeting performs in a destination, those who are diligent about gathering numbers from all the vendors they use and creating a reliable meetings history make their jobs much easier.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/your-meeting-history-your-credit-score" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/your-meeting-history-your-credit-score#comments Housing/Attrition Trade Shows Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:42:00 +0000 48431 at http://meetingsnet.com Education is Key to Exhibition Management Specialty http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/education-key-exhibition-management-specialty <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One goal of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events, and thus one of my goals, is to have a robust education plan for all levels of industry professionals within the exhibitions and events arena.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/education-key-exhibition-management-specialty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/education-key-exhibition-management-specialty#comments Trade Shows Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:47:00 +0000 48161 at http://meetingsnet.com 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