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.
President of LeftField Media Greg Topalian discusses the trend of trade shows becoming more accessible to consumers through fan experiences.
Q & A
Posted February 15, 2016, 8:21 AM EST
Event and meeting professionals continue to debate over whether attendees should be allowed to use mobile devices.
Posted January 25, 2016, 7:00 AM EST
Different countries have unique meeting customs, so keep these things in mind when planning a cross-cultural affair.
Posted January 22, 2016, 7:15 AM EST
Many hotels and resorts boast discounts and fewer crowds during their slow times, allowing event and meeting professionals to get more bang for their buck.
Posted January 13, 2016, 7:15 AM EST
Meeting planners share tips for organizing group outings.
Posted November 18, 2015, 7:30 AM EST
Lighting, lectern selection, and accessibility are all key components in producing a successful stage setup for speakers.
Posted November 5, 2015, 7:00 AM EST
Lee Papa, who led the sessions within IMEX America's new meditation room, explains the business case for mindfulness.
Posted October 28, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT
By looking at social data, C2MTL planners could see the speakers and topics that resonated with attendees.
Posted June 3, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT
Check out these tips from planners and providers on how to evaluate the effectiveness of an event app.
Posted May 13, 2014, 7:00 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
Decor, Catering & Gift Ideas
See how organizers create an inspiring and interesting atmosphere for conference attendees.
Posted February 23, 2016, 7:30 AM EST
Orlando-based Totally Mod Event Furnishings has a new line of seats designed specifically to provide comfort and convenience during long meetings and conferences.
Posted November 3, 2015, 7:30 AM EST
Organizers of the Roth Conference gave one space two unique themes in 24 hours for back-to-back events.
Posted March 30, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT
The annual AIPAC Policy Conference added lounges and other richly designed spaces for a record-breaking crowd.
Posted March 27, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT
From stability balls to pallet chairs, check out these creative seating ideas for your next event.
Posted January 8, 2015, 7:15 AM EST
New York venues like Mamaroneck Beach & Yacht Club that you need for your next event.
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