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.
The conferences, conventions, trade shows, and meetings in North America proving the value—and advantage of—face-to-face gatherings in a digitally driven world.
Posted December 9, 2014, 4:00 AM EST
Wider aisles, more food options, and increased transportation created a better experience for the more than 60,000 attendees at the International Plastics Showcase.
Posted March 31, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT
Find out what exhibitors want from events, and what they are willing to spend to get it.
Posted March 24, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT
Meeting the needs of all exhibitors, both large and small, is a top priority for the Helicopter Association International.
Posted March 10, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT
See how organizers redesigned an existing lounge to host an evening reception.
Posted March 17, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT
Consider these findings from a recent industry study to maximize attendance at your future meetings and events.
Posted February 17, 2015, 7:30 AM EST
Find out how a “fly cam” and other broadcasting tactics were used at this year's P.G.A. Merchandise Show.
Posted January 27, 2015, 9:35 AM EST
At the Robin Hood Investors Conference, smart design and executive-level perks created a comfortable environment for guests.
Posted January 15, 2015, 7:15 AM EST
The Cubs Convention in Chicago had lots of perks for young baseball fans, including video games and meet and greets with mascot Clark the Cub.
Posted January 21, 2015, 7:48 AM EST
Find out how the event is generating millions of online impressions through a new program to engage social media specialists.
Posted May 22, 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
The fast-food giant used an interactive website, push messaging, and attendee tracking to improve the experience for both attendees and non-attendees
Posted May 8, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT
Event professionals currently testing Google’s wearable device suggest ways to incorporate it into events and meetings.
Posted March 6, 2014, 7:00 AM EST
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
Find out how the tech giant used a game to drive engagement at its conference.
Posted February 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
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