Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guest: Kelly Helfman
In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik, editor in chief of BizBash, sit down with Kelly Helfman, the president of West Coast women's fashion shows for UBM Fashion. She discusses her work on the massive Magic Las Vegas fashion marketplace, sharing why experiential components are essential for the fashion industry, how to create an effective networking event, and new trends in attendee aquisition. She also dives into best practices for social media, working with influencers, the advancement of women in the trade show industry, and more.
Sponsored by Hilton Meetings & Events.
Running time 49:28.
Roundtable Discussion: why they don't call Magic a “trade show"; how UBM's new owners are investing in experiential; the most effective influencer events; how women can become trade show leaders
- How a Busy Trade Show Improved Efficiency for 80,000 Participants
- Why One Trade Show Is Making Major Changes Based on Attendee Feedback
- Follow Helfman on Instagram
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- Hilton Meetings & Events
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