Tag Archive: tradeshow

Could Old School Exhibitors Damage Your Expo Brand?

Tweet I just Googled “Trade Show Sales Tips” and retrieved 2+ million results. No big surprise, as hardly a week goes by without spotting articles like these. Unfortunately, the people who need to read these articles never do. Does Acceptance Of All Exhibitors Come At A Cost? Some expo floors are run like well-oiled machines, where…

20+ Tradeshow Trends For 2014 And Beyond

Tweet The events, exhibitions and meetings industry continues to evolve as it faces global changes and disruptive innovation. Here are 20+ tradeshow trends for exhibitors and show managers. 20+ Tradeshow Trends For 2014 & Beyond from Jeff Hurt View this the 20+ Tradeshow Trends for 2014 & Beyond in your own broswer . What trends…

Leeches, Poachers And Outboarders: Controversial Tradeshow Challenges

Tweet Recently, Rick Calvert, CEO & Co-Founder of Blogworld & New Media Expo, wrote How Suitcasing and Outboarding Harm Events. The post attempts to tackle two very controversial challenges for our industry: suitcasing and outboarding. Go ahead and take a few minutes to read Rick’s entire blog post and leave a comment with your opinions…

Nine Convention Center Trends For 2013

Tweet Recently I participated in the Convention Sales Professional International’s Annual Conference “Tool Box For Success 2013.” I moderated a panel called “Current And Future Trends” with three meeting professionals and two CSPI members. Don’t worry! If you know me, you know it was not a traditional panel. I purposely included audience peer discussion on…

Five Symptoms That Your Expo Is About To Fail

Tweet I’d estimate that maybe 25 percent of those reading this post would do better to sunset your expo for either your annual or topical conference. Are you stunned by this statement? Hear me out. While most associations crave non-dues revenue, sometimes the expo portion of your program is a drag on profit speed. Perhaps…