In an era when people are becoming accustomed to free Wi-Fi in public spaces, Smart City Networks is educating convention and destination sales and marketing individuals about how to better present a venue’s unique wireless options against what could be…
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QuickMobile, a provider of enterprise event apps, introduced a new three-part infographic series that takes a colorful, graphical and humorous look at “A Day in the Life of an Event Planner” before, during and after an event.
EU visa ruling favorable toward GIBTM and AFR tradeshow division expansion broadens customer base.
During events, attendees spend an estimated $44.8 billion, and exhibitors spend an estimated $24.5 billion, according to Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR).
Smart City Networks launched HOOPLA!, its digital signage network for convention centers and similar facilities, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.
Officially open for balloting are the People’s Choice Awards made up of finalists from EXHIBITOR 2014 Portable/Modular awards.
Convention Data Services (CDS) signed a three-year deal to continue providing registration and exhibitor lead management services for tradeshows produced by SME, a society advancing manufacturing.
Inter-Global Exhibitions (IGE), a global exhibit firm, introduced more resources and exhibit imagery to its new website.
EuroShop breaks its own record and UBM announces new CEO.
Nimlok, a custom and custom modular division of Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, unveiled its redesigned website this month.
For the first time, International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services (IFES), a world organization for exhibit supplier companies and country associations, will hold a workshop aimed at young professionals in the exhibition industry.
February 2014 saw a month of mega sporting events, including the XXII Olympic Winter Games and Super Bowl XLVIII. Such globally watched events are prone to scrutiny as expectations about the sustainability of large venues and the events they host…
Centers and their clients are both facing bigger challenges these days as they are often having to deal with ever more complex events and higher delegate expectations in a time of reduced resources.
Having just returned from EuroShop in Düsseldorf, Germany (held every three years), I will barely have time to get over the jetlag before playing host city for The EXHIBITOR Show and GlobalShop.
Most of the time, our clients listen to – and follow – our advice on tradeshow logistics planning. But sometimes they don’t.
Having started my recruiting career years ago, I have weathered numerous recessions.
It’s early January, a Sunday evening, and I’m sitting in a hotel room writing this column, wishing I was somewhere else.
As we recover from the recession—slow as the process is —we see companies look to upgrade their sales teams. They want to get rid of their marginal performers and fill those spots with fresh sales talent.
When you describe it to almost any sane human beings, they think you are out of your mind.
The Gateway Centre Hotel Complex is located at the crossroads of US-95 and HWY-64, the midway point between New York and Florida.
The Meetings Show, a major event organized by meeting professionals for meeting professionals focused around a large exhibition, networking opportunities and professional education, is achieving significant year on year growth.
Routes, a part of UBM live and an airport networking event organizer, partnered with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to advance the understanding of air connectivity and travel facilitation concerns.
Executives who are going to IMEX in Frankfurt from May 20-22 can prepare by attending the 2014 AIPC Sales and Marketing Summit.
Celebrating its 50th anniversary is the Tarrytown House Estate and Conference Center in New York’s Hudson Valley.
Routes Asia, the largest airport route development forum in Asia, will open from Mar. 9-11 in Kuching, capital of Sarawak, Malaysia.
The European Parliament voted for United Arab Emirates (UAE) nationals to be exempt from obtaining visas to visit the Schengen Area, which comprises 26 European countries that abolished passports in-between their common borders.
Following an extensive two-year renovation and expansion, the Riverside Convention Center in Southern California reopened this month with healthy menu options developed in consultation with Loma Linda University Health (LLUH).
Exhibit Surveys Inc., a provider of research, measurement and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry, announced Mar. 4 that it will be exhibiting and presenting conference educational sessions at EXHIBITOR2014.
In October 2013, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau’s (TCEB) online campaign, the “Thailand MICE Review Competition,” generated an overwhelming response of almost 100 applicants from 20 countries.
Wilmington Convention Center, the largest convention center on the North Carolina coast offering meeting capabilities from 20 to 2,000 people, expects to boost interest with the addition of two downtown hotels.
Urban Expositions, a Georgia-based show management company, created new roles and gave additional responsibilities to many of its executive and management gift show team members.
A director of sales was selected for Magnolia Hotel St. Louis, a property owned by privately held hotel management and development company Stout Street Hospitality.
MG Design, an exhibit design firm that also provides event planning and management services, hired a marketing specialist.
To further develop its growing portfolio of national accounts, Exhibitus brought on a senior account executive.
The Expo Group, a general contractor, grew its project management department by one and promoted two.
CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings, a furniture, lighting and accessories rental company, hired another district account executive for north Florida.
Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA), which values conventions for the healthcare industry, brought on a new leader.
Surf Expo, the global watersports and beach lifestyle tradeshow, welcomed back an industry veteran to its sales team.
Sho-Link Incorporated, an installation and dismantle service company, named an IT facilitator, according to company President Scott Rudel.
Studio Displays Inc., a full-service exhibit house located in Charlotte, N.C., has brought on an account manager.