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Technology
Mark Travers
ShowGo Software Offers Simple Yet Powerful Trade Show Management Tool

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Shane Eckel, President of Seattle Software Corporation, at the EXHIBITORLIVE show in Las Vegas.   EIA: Your company created the software product, ShowGo. Tell us about it.   Eckel: ShowGo manages everything surrounding a tradeshow – budget, expenses, return on objectives and all the logistics....Read More


Mark Travers
Improved Technology for the Trade Show Industry Propels ExhibitForce

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Gwen Hill, Senior Vice President, Business Development for ExhibitForce at the ExhibitorLive conference in Las Vegas.   EIA: Tell us about ExhibitForce. What’s the brand story?   Hill: We started 12 years ago providing event and project management technology for the industry, giving customers...Read More


Mark Travers
'Content Drives Technology, Not the Other Way Around,' says NMR's Berger

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Jerry Berger, Director of Marketing and Strategic Business Development, of NMR Events, at the recent ExhibitorLive show in Las Vegas.   EIA: Tell us about NMR Events. What’s the brand all about?   Berger:  NMR Events is a national tradeshow, staging, and content creation company. We focus...Read More


Mark Travers
Connectivity and Mobile Technology Drive DoubleDutch, Says Hawkins.

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Jen Hawkins, Director of Marketing for DoubleDutch, about the company’s fast start and hockey-stick growth.   EIA: Tell us about DoubleDutch. When and why did the company start?   Hawkins: DoubleDutch started January 2011. The founders were at the event, South By Southwest, and were frustrated...Read More


Mark Travers
Gather Digital Builds 'Discoverable' Apps for Events Industry

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Ben Comer of Gather Digital. EIA: What is Gather Digital? Ben Comer: Gather Digital is a leading provider of mobile apps for events, conferences and member organizations. We’ve been in business since 2009, so we’re one of the first providers of mobile apps for events as well as member organizations....Read More



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Industry Expertise
Networking Your Way To A Great Career

Long gone are the days of simply submitting your resume and waiting for a phone call. Not only are more companies looking for employees whohave a great work record and excellent schooling, but they are also spending more time online looking at what prospective employees are doing on the internet and social media sites.  On top of all of that,...Read More


Marrying the Old and New: Tech is Great but it Hasn't Cancelled Out Tried and True Trade Show Tricks

These days it feels like if you really want to make an impression on attendees at trade shows, conferences and conventions, you need to be big! And bold! And loud! And technologically advanced! You need to have panel screens to grab attention and fancy electronic gizmos to win over the hearts of potential new fans and customers.  There...Read More


Tips For Coordinating Your Event Schedule

Many businesses develop customer relationships at trade shows. The face-to-face aspect of a trade show exhibit can build rapport and trust with clients. However, the logistics of exhibiting at a trade show can be challenging and expensive. If logistics are not handled correctly, your exhibit materials and equipment may be delayed or lost.  Consider...Read More


Ashley Andrews
Trade Show Networking Can Help Your Business Expand and Grow Market Share

Networking is one of the most important things you can do to build your brand recognition and your customer base. You will meet people who can provide you with needed capital, and even provide supplies and materials to build up your supply chain. There are a number of ways to use networking to give your business a boost, and gain a greater...Read More


Make It Count: Managing and Measuring Your Trade Show Marketing Efforts

No company decides to participate in trade show marketing without expecting a return on their investment in time and money. But many miss out on the best opportunity for returns by failing to tie their marketing strategy to measurable trade show objectives. Do you want your trade show exhibit to raise awareness of your company? Launch a new product?...Read More



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Products and Services
Mark Travers
PowerTower Charging Stations Offer Unique Branding Opportunity at Events.

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Mike Maggini, Sales Manager for PowerTower, at the EXHIBITORLIVE show in Las Vegas.   EIA: Tell us about your business. What’s it all about and who are some of the customers you serve?   Maggini: We manufacture, rent and sell mobile-device charging stations. We have 3 models...Read More


Mark Travers
Volanti Introduces 4K Video Walls at HD Prices

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with James Henry, CEO, of Volanti Displays at the EXHIBITORLIVE show in Las Vegas.   EIA: Tell us about Volanti Displays.   Henry: We make video displays designed specifically for events, exhibitions and the corporate AV market – with a difference. We’ve packaged solutions that are very easy...Read More


Mark Travers
'Anyone Concerned About Their Brand Image Chooses Armodilo,' says Iles Guran

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Iles Guran, President, of Armodilo Display Solutions, at the EXHIBITORLIVE show in Las Vegas.   EIA:   Tell us about Armodilo. What’s your brand’s story?   Guran:  Armodilo started four years ago and we make high-quality tablet display solutions for the tradeshow industry,...Read More


Mark Travers
Nomadic Launches New Innovative Wall System

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Gwen Parsons, Senior Vice President, Nomadic Display, at the EXHIBITORLIVE show in Las Vegas.   EIA:  You have some news to share.   Parsons: Yes, we’re celebrating our 40th anniversary this year. In 1975, our founder, Ted Zeigler, invented the pop-up. Today, we have a complete...Read More


Roger Quach
How To Design the Perfect Message For Your Next Trade Show

If you rely on trade shows to draw customers to your business, you are most likely familiar with exhibit displays. These are used to market and advertise your personal brand. It is vital to design and develop the perfect trade show pop up displays that will attract potential customers to your booth. There are many different things that you need to incorporate...Read More



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People
Mark Travers
'We Manage Everything from A to Z,' says ExhibitPro's Greg Lindsey

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Greg Lindsey, Vice President, Exhibitpro, at the EXHIBITORLIVE show in Las Vegas.   EIA: Tell us about Exhibitpro. What do you do and who are the customers you serve?   Lindsey: Exhibitpro is a 25-year-old woman-owned exhibit and production company, based in New Albany, Ohio. We have 38 people on staff...Read More


Mark Travers
'We're Delivering Better Solutions,' says 3D Exhibit's Gene Faut

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Gene Faut, President of 3D Exhibits, and Nicole Genarella, Senior Vice President of Marketing, at the EXHIBITORLIVE Show in Las Vegas.   EIA: You’ve had impressive growth. Tell us about 3D Exhibits.   Gene: My partner, Bill Dixon, and I started 3D Exhibits in 1995. We wanted to create a customer-focused...Read More


Mark Travers
Classic's Rental Incentive Program: "It's Been Extremely Successful for Us,' says Shelman

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Jim Shelman, General Manager, Classic Rental Solutions, at the EXHIBITORLIVE show in Las Vegas.   EIA: Tell us about Classic Rental Solutions.   Shelman: We have a full turn-key rental program. We offer hybrid exhibit rental solutions, extrusion component structures, laminated counters and pedestals,...Read More


Mark Travers
'We Have a Passion for This Business,' says Natalie Whited of Orbus

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Natalie Whited, Vice President of Marketing, Orbus, at the ExhibitorLive show in Las Vegas.   EIA:  Explain Orbus and its brand structure to us.   Whited:  Orbus Exhibit & Display Group is the holding company for the four brands under the Orbus umbrella. Those brands are Orbus 365,...Read More


Mark Travers
What Does the Future Hold for the Events Industry? David Saef of GES Gives Us His View.

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with David Saef, Executive Vice President, Strategy and MarketWorks, for GES, Global Experience Specialists. Our conversation occurred at the ExhibitorLive 2015 conference in Las Vegas.   EIA: Technology has taken hold of the tradeshow and events industry. What’s your perspective on the use of technology...Read More



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News
Mark Travers
Derse Challenges the Industry to Ask the Hard Questions

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Eric Preston, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Derse, at the EXHIBITORLIVE show in Las Vegas.   EIA: Tell us about your business.   Preston: Derse started as a traditional exhibit company over 65 years ago but we’ve evolved with an agency mentality. By that, I mean we drive business for our...Read More


Mark Travers
Group Delphi Creates Integrated Digital/Physical Experiences for Clients

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Justin Hersh, CEO, Group Delphi, at the ExhibitorLive show in Las Vegas.   EIA:  Tell us about Group Delphi.   Hersh: It’s good we’re here in Group Delphi’s exhibit area because it’s a great way to talk about what we do. We see ourselves as makers of awe and wonder. What...Read More


Mark Travers
Mexico City Offers World-Class Destination for Meetings & Events

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Maria Magdalena Sánchez López (at right in photo) and Raquel Ramirez Orozco about Mexico City as a destination. EIA:  Tell me about your organization. Magda:  We represent the Mexico City Tourism Trust. It’s an institution of the government of Mexico City that promotes tourism, with...Read More


Mark Travers
Freeman Helps Event Organizers Manage Change, Integrate New Technologies.

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Molly Casey, Vice President, Brand Marketing, for Freeman.  EIA: What are some of the big challenges now in the events industry? Molly Casey:  One of the things we’re suggesting our customers think about is, they have to constantly be evolving in order to continue to attract attendees and keep exhibitors...Read More


Mark Travers
Toronto Seeks More Convention Business from the US

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Rita Medynski, CEM, Sales Manager for The International Centre in Toronto at the IAEE Expo! Expo! in Los Angeles. EIA: What does the trend line look for Toronto in 2015? Rita Medynski: All of our businesses are up. We just hosted a large manufacturing show and all the shows are growing. The industry is taking a...Read More



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