International Association of Trade Fair Organizers (UFI), The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, was founded in Milan in 1925 to promote cooperation between exhibition organizers in order to revitalize the sector at the end of the First World War.
I&D Series 2015
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Tradeshows are the most physical of marketing and sales initiatives.
Around the Boston area, the name Bob Dobinski is synonymous with I&D, or installation and dismantle.
Momentum Management crafts a customer-committed culture
The Sky(line)’s the Limit
It all began in the summer of 1987.
Protecting people and business
Who is attracted to the tradeshow labor?
Spectra by Comcast Spectacor announced an organizational realignment to position field leaders even closer to the client and accelerate growth.
International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) announced the shortlist for this year’s ICCA Best PR Award.
International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) has released the 2015 edition of “Trends in the Conference Center Industry.”
Just in time for the holiday party season, the fastest growing network for the event industry, AllSeated, has partnered with CORT Event Furnishings, the nation’s leading furniture, lighting and accessories rental company, to provide event planners, venues, vendors and hosts…
Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released a new Industry Insight Series report, Managing Results: Benchmarks for Exhibit Growth.
Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), presented the distinguished Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM) to 26 more meeting and travel professionals, increasing the total number of…
Center for Exhibition Industry Research reported that 81 percent of tradeshow attendees have buying authority.
Behavioral analytics is the science (and also the art) of understanding when, where, why and how people do what they do.
The key to the success of face to face meetings is group interaction, according to research conducted by imago in conjunction with Loughborough University and The Right Solution.
Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) was announced as the latest supporter to join the fast-growing Britain for Events campaign.
My wife and I just spent the weekend with my son and future daughter-in-law.
Imagine a place where the latest innovations in green products, services, food, lifestyle and business are gathered together under a single roof – a place where environmentally sound policies are put into practice by a large community of people with…
In 2013, two organizations joined forces to produce the Green Venue Report, a comprehensive industry study examining the sustainability standards practiced by convention venues in the U.S. and Canada.
The other day I was reading through some old articles that I had stashed in a ‘management’ folder in my file cabinet.
With the beginning of September starts our four-month look into tradeshow and event labor.
Our interview style—the way we present ourselves to the candidate, is vital to making a good hire.
Summer is here. My son is spending every free moment on his boat at the lake. My daughter is a counselor at a summer camp in Maine for two months.
Let’s face it; many parts of the job market today are mainly candidate dominated. (Sales is certainly one.) The candidate is “in the driver’s seat.”
“We don’t like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.” Decca recording company rejecting the Beatles, 1962
When people think of the most desirable convention cities, they often think of beachy destinations offering a variety of visitor attractions – places like LA and Orlando.
When the show floor of the fifth IMEX America opens Oct. 13 at the Sands Expo and The Venetian| The Palazzo, Las Vegas, it will be the biggest to date.
Surf Expo connects buyers with products and brands in the boardsports, resort and beach lifestyle marketplace.
Event Marketing Association (EMA) partnered with MICEBOOK, the online platform for event organizers.
ibtm world announced that over 200 international industry leaders are confirmed to attend the Meetings Leadership Summit, an exclusive invitation only event that will be hosted at the El Born Centre Cultural, a 17th century restoration site, on the evening…
Choose Chicago, the city’s official tourism sales and marketing organization, announced it was forced to eliminate jobs and reduce programs as a result of frozen state funding.
Copenhagen, Denmark, will host the World Water Congress & Exhibition, WWC&E, in 2020, according to reports from Brussels, Belgium, where The International Water Association’s general assembly is taking place.
Labelexpo Europe reported record breaking results as it posted new visitor, exhibitor and exhibition space figures for its 2015 edition.
The autumn series of congresses launched in the CityCube and on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds was a big success at both venues.
The 2014 CES was named this week by Trade Show Executive’s Gold 100 Awards & Summit as the Largest Annual Show (for the eighth consecutive year), Fastest Growing Show and Show with Strongest Global Participation.
This year, WorldFood Moscow took place during a period of import substitution. Russia banned $25 billion worth of food imports from the EU, U.S. and other countries last year.
MG Design is pleased to announce that it appointed a senior account manager. Jackie Holmes will report to Kelli Steckbauer, vice president, global & client services.
Momentum Management welcomed a new special operations manager.
One year ago, Sept. 18, 2014, the Exhibit Designers and Producers Association (EDPA) announced the revival of its Northeast Chapter.
International Federation of Exhibition and Event services (IFES), an international association for show organizers and industry suppliers, recruited a well-known and experienced professional to serve as its new executive director.
The International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) announced the election of a global president, effective immediately.
Responding to its growing influence within the global event space, Event Safety Alliance announced the addition of two industry veterans to the group’s Board of Directors.
Hargrove, the world-class creator of experiential environments that bring brands to life for events, tradeshows and exhibits, announced the promotion of two veteran employees to senior director positions in the tradeshows division.
The tradeshow industry recently reported their highest quarterly growth in eight years, which comes with little surprise.
Teamwork Event Specialists, a nationwide, full-service event contractor specializing in private and corporate events, as well as user group meetings and tradeshows, announced the newest member of its team.
MG Design has promoted its new business development specialist to the new position of new business development training and call center operations.