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Trade Show Marketing By The Numbers

Here are some interesting stats gathered through market research that reinforce why the power of social media marketing is a powerful tool for improving sales and trade show marketing results. 88% of attendees have not been seen a member of your company’s sales staff in the preceding 12 months. Seven out of ten attendees plan to buy one or...Read More

Ten Steps To Trade Show Success

With the impact of social media over the last decade to make connections and build relationships, trade show marketing and social media are a powerful combination to increasing sales and brand advocates. Trade show success doesn’t happen on the trade show floor. There is a lot of planning before the trade show happens. From developing your trade...Read More

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

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8 Amazing Apps For Event Planning Bliss

Looking to upgrade and optimize your event planning? An event planning app may be the answer. Choosing to use an event planning app can increase attendee engagement by up to 33%, increase sponsorship sales by 13%, and alleviate printing costs.* There are several different types of event planning apps, but we’ve focused our attention on apps geared...Read More

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'Content Looks Incredible on the Displays We Rent,' says APG's David Weatherhead

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with David Weatherhead, President, APG Displays at the ExhibitorLive 2015 conference in Las Vegas.   EIA: What do you do at APG and what value does it bring to the events community?   Weatherhead: We are a wholesale rental supplier of video walls and large format displays. We service the exhibit industry...Read More

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Kaon Interactive Builds Highly Realistic 3-D Product & Solution Tours

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Gavin Finn, President & CEO of Kaon Interactive, at the EXHIBITORLIVE show in Las Vegas.   EIA: Tell us about your business. What does Kaon Interactive do and who are some of your customers?   Finn: We provide interactive 3D product storytelling applications for sales, marketing and...Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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'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

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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

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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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'We Cross-Pollinate Ideas Better than Anyone Else in the Industry,' says MC2's Rob Murphy

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Rob Murphy, Chief Marketing Officer, of MC2 at the EXHIBITORLIVE show in Las Vegas.   EIA:  MC2 is a big player in the display industry. What’s your focus?   Murphy: We represent Fortune 500 companies who are looking for national and international coverage. We tend to take on programs that...Read More

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'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

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'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

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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

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'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

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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

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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

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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

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Freeman Helps Event Organizers Manage Change, Integrate New Technologies.

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Molly Casey, Vice President, Brand Marketing, for Freeman at the IAEE Expo! Expo! show in Los Angeles.  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...Read More

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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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