Attending events other than your own can spark innovative thinking, helping you transform or heighten the key elements of your own events. Registration options and processes, education, traffic flow, exhibition layout, entertainment, and food and beverage are just a few of the areas to consider shaking up.
Destinations International (formerly known as DMAI) has opened registration for its 2019 Annual Convention taking place in St. Louis, July 23-25. This event provides the opportunity for professionals from destination organizations to come together with peers and thought leaders inside and outside the industry.
In yet another example of its ambition to become one of the greenest convention centers in the nation, Detroit’s Cobo Center has been taking more progressive green steps as it actively moves toward a more sustainable future.<
From organic foods to home décor to work trucks, here’s a look at the month’s most successful trade shows and events.
Events play a fundamental role in a sales team’s ability to provide prospects with the best customer journey. Why? As a customer gets deeper into their journey, strategic face-to-face meetings must take place to close deals and ensure success. Strategic meetings, such as product demos, partner meetings, customer meetings, etc., are business-to-business meetings that can generate real outcomes.
The first quarter of 2019 has been a busy one for business acquisitions in the trade show industry, with a bevy of event and event-related companies scooping up shows and companies in the quest to strengthen and expand their market reach.
Do you produce events? Trade shows? Conferences? Are you maximizing your revenue? If you think you are, maybe you should still read on because I think you will find a few nuggets below.
A well-built brand gives consumers an expectation for the experience they will have. For example, we expect different offerings from The Ritz-Carlton than Motel 6, because these hotel chains have established brands that clearly communicate their unique selling propositions. Branding differentiates their hotel from the competition and makes consumers’ purchasing decisions easier.
Community Brands, a provider of cloud-based software and payment solutions for associations, nonprofits, schools and faith-based organizations, has acquired Core-apps and TripBuilder Media.
Both event management software companies bring leading mobile and onsite attendee engagement solutions that complement the Community Brands event technology portfolio.