The strategy and design of conferences and trade shows continues to evolve as hosts embrace new models for engagement, social media integration, pricing, and sustainability. Here's a look at new design, strategy, and technology ideas for conventions, expos, and other types of meetings.
Trends for 2014
At the fourth and largest installment of the incentive travel, meetings, and event show, the buzz was about the industry’s evolution.
Posted October 16, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT
Check out the design concepts, technology strategies, and engagement techniques top exhibit producers expect to see more of this year.
Posted January 7, 2014, 7:00 AM EST
Crucial topics for the coming year include the rising costs of hotels and air travel and the need for strategies to address future political controversies.
Posted December 10, 2013, 7:30 AM EST
The IMEX Group offers trends for the coming year, developed with content from its conferences in Las Vegas and Frankfurt.
Posted November 25, 2013, 7:00 AM EST
The conferences, conventions, trade shows, and meetings in North America that are successfully experimenting with new models and formats.
Posted September 9, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT
Consider these tips to determine if it makes sense to eliminate the in-person option for your next meeting or event.
Posted October 30, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT
Motivate employees and deliver a measurable return on investment by following these guidelines.
Posted August 28, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT
Ryan Begelman, C.E.O. of Bisnow Media, shares his tips for creating events that are anything but ordinary.
Posted October 14, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT
Gatherings that include cultural, environmental, or charitable components are what corporate groups want now.
Posted August 21, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT
A recent exhibition survey showed that young attendees prefer printed programs, weekday events, and email communication.
Posted August 14, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT
See how a new app connects audience members’ smartphones to an event's or meeting’s sound system.
Posted March 4, 2014, 7:00 AM EST
ExpoBee’s “Industry Tracker” is meant to help event hosts establish themselves as a valuable source of information for their attendees.
Posted October 24, 2013, 7:15 AM EDT
Location-based services can be useful for both attendees and hosts. Here’s how.
Posted September 17, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT
Decor, Catering & Gift Ideas
Planners used edible decor to bring the history of Weston Family Foods to life at its annual group meeting.
Posted May 28, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT
Chicago Office Leasing Brokers Association recently hosted a panel discussion that was bright, engaging, and anything but dry.
Posted May 21, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT
This year's Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, a trade show in Geneva for luxury watchmaking brands, saw brands carve out distinct and highly styled sections to show off their wares.
Posted January 29, 2014, 4:36 PM EST
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