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
Incorporate useful content, interactivity, and networking opportunities to create a meaningful experience for attendees.
Posted April 28, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT
Herbalife transformed various spaces at L.A. Live for about 5,000 attendees at its annual President's Summit.
Posted April 22, 2015, 7:45 AM EDT
See how the Green Living Show created a green event through everything from recycled carpeting to organic uniforms for staff.
Posted April 15, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT
Oracle’s Paul Salinger argues the one-size-fits-all approach for attendees is going extinct, replaced by focus on individual engagement and wellness.
Posted April 9, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT
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
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
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
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
From stability balls to pallet chairs, check out these creative seating ideas for your next event.
Posted January 8, 2015, 7:15 AM EST
Get inspired by the latest trends for your next corporate gathering.
Posted July 29, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT
The Montreal conference, which merges creativity and commerce, was full of inventive concepts this year—all designed to engage attendees.
Posted June 4, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT
Discover New York venues like
The TimesCenter as seen in the 2015 Summer Venue Issue of BizBash.
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