Trade Show Industry News

Tips for Choosing a Trade Show Marketing Company

The type of trade show marketing agency you choose can determine how successful your trade show marketing campaign is going to be. This makes it important to take your time when choosing such a company. Understand that some of the many available companies are [...]

Trade Show Buyers Flock To a Digital Alternative

The ShopZio virtual B2B marketplace experienced a surge in sales and number of vendors onboarded in May, trade show operator International Market Centers says. With traditional trade shows on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic and the clock ticking on the buying season for [...]

2020-06-29T14:32:55+00:00June 29th, 2020|Industry News, News, Trade Show Industry News|

Industry Associations Release Health and Safety Playbooks For Re-Opening B2B Events

With major cities starting to re-open and some face-to-face events preparing to get back to business, we’re all seeking guidance on how to slowly and safely resume business as usual. Three leading event industry organizations have released complementary health and safety guidelines to assist [...]

2020-06-26T17:51:30+00:00June 26th, 2020|News, Trade Show Industry News|

What Does It Take to Succeed in Event Management?

Duties of an Event Manager At its most basic, event management is the process of using business management and organizational skills to envision, plan, and execute social and business events. People who specialize in event management work with budgets, schedules, and vendors to create [...]

2020-06-29T17:17:38+00:00June 26th, 2020|News, Trade Show Industry News|

The Inbound Way to Do Trade Show Marketing

Planning for a trade show doesn’t start a month in advance. It doesn’t start two months in advance, either. In fact, it can take anywhere from six months to a year of planning to do it right. Trade show marketing is a very strategic process. [...]

Refocusing On Service and Safety At Live Events

Bringing events back, whether they are trade shows, conferences or entertainment, is crucial to restoring vitality to the overall economy and the industry we love. I live and work in Las Vegas, which hosts some of the most amazing trade shows and conventions, like [...]

2020-07-06T15:48:54+00:00June 12th, 2020|News, Trade Show Industry News|

Industry Associations Propose Travel Guidance White House, Governors as Economy Prepares to Reopen

WASHINGTON — What might travel look like as federal, state, and local jurisdictions continue to ease restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic in the coming weeks? The U.S. Travel Association (USTA), in collaboration with medical experts and a broad array of travel-related businesses and event [...]

2020-06-11T16:09:25+00:00June 11th, 2020|Industry News, News, Trade Show Industry News|

Orange County Convention Center to Receive GBAC STAR™ Accreditation; Launches Safety Guidelines as Shows Return

ORLANDO – The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) announced its intention to become a GBAC STAR™ accredited facility as part of its approach to safeguarding the industry from infectious diseases like COVID-19. The accreditation program, which officially launched May 7, has a fast-growing list of venues, hotels, [...]

2020-06-08T15:38:20+00:00June 8th, 2020|Industry News, News, Trade Show Industry News|

How Hotels, Convention Centers And Airlines Are Keeping Travelers Safe

written by: Kelsey Ogletree At least a third of event organizers have postponed all events to 2021, according to the latest report by CEIR. It makes sense, given the fact that many Americans are experiencing a growing hesitation to travel again. Data from the U.S. Travel [...]

2020-05-27T17:53:53+00:00June 1st, 2020|Industry News, Trade Show Industry News|

What You Need To Consider Before Hiring A Speaker For Your Virtual Event

With many events pivoting to virtual right now, event planners are working overtime to make sure their digital trade show event programming is packed with premium educational content. But what about the speakers that attendees come to an event to experience and learn from. [...]

2020-05-27T16:39:01+00:00May 27th, 2020|Industry News, Trade Show Industry News|