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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

Mark Travers
Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board Looks for Strong Growth in 2015

EventsInAmerica.com (EIA) spoke with Mary Gallagher, CMP, the Director, Mid-Atlantic, Convention Sales for the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board, at the IAEE Expo! Expo! happening now in Los Angeles. EIA: How will 2015 shape up for conventions in Los Angeles? Mary GaIlagher: I think it’s going to be a great year. There’s so much...Read More

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Joanna Stasuk
Planning for a Trade Show, Month by Month

Trade shows favor the prepared. Getting together the requisites to create a great booth and drive return on investment is a process that begins months before the first attendee enters the hall. Thinking in terms of a year-long timeline can help you turn these events into huge opportunities.   The Planning Stages Before committing to a trade show,...Read More

It's All About that Booth

You know you have the best product out there, but trying to convince the throngs of people marching past your booth is like trying to convince them to pluck out their own teeth! What the heck is the problem? Here’s the thing that is going to be hard to accept. The problem is likely you. Maybe your booth isn’t interesting looking. Maybe...Read More

Ashley Andrews
7 Steps To Make Your Trade Show Exhibit Smashingly Successful

You've decided to take the plunge and tackle your first trade show or exhibition. If you prepare ahead of time by thinking things through, everything can go remarkably well. Conversely, if you fail to plan--as the adage goes--you’re also planning to fail. Questions to Ask Here are three questions to ask yourself: What are the things that...Read More

Using Technology And Design To Attract Trade Show Visitors

Trade shows are a great way to expand your client base, gain exposure for your business or promote a product. When it comes to maximizing the benefits of any trade show appearance, your booth design can be the difference between having a constant crowd and getting lost in the crowd surrounding your competition. By incorporating innovative marketing...Read More

Joanna Stasuk
Social Media Tips for Trade Show Success

Trade show managers are no doubt aware of the power of social media when it comes to promoting their events in the digital age, but they may not know how best to leverage different social networking channels for maximum effect. Here are some tips for how to make your trade show stand out on three of the main social media platforms: Facebook, Pinterest...Read More

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Mark Travers
Industry Headcount Is Growing, Says Wurm

EventsInAmerica.com spoke with Jim Wurm, Executive Director, Exhibit & Event Marketers Association (E2MA). EIA: What is the value that E2MA brings to the tradeshow industry?Jim Wurm: Our primary goal is to provide education, studies, survey data, and best practice solutions that support and promote participation in exhibits and events. Our mission...Read More

Mark Travers
Tanzer Outlines the Four Key Components of Choosing an App Developer

EventsInAmerica.com spoke with Steven Tanzer, President of TripBuilder Media. EIA:  What is TripBuilder Media? Tell us about your company. Steven Tanzer: We’ve been in business for over 25 years and have a proven track record of enhancing events, both through our mobile applications and our folding event media. And some of the unique...Read More

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Make Mobile the Secret Sauce for Your Next Trade Show

Another International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has come and gone. But that was only the start of the trade show, convention, expo season. Mobile World Congress is just around the corner. As usual, expectations are high for it to be yet another exciting show for both vendors and attendees.  But the big shows are not the only exciting...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

Mark Travers
BusyEvent Helps Companies Control and Monetize Data

EventsInAmerica.com spoke with David Schenberg, Chief Evangelist of BusyEvent Mobile, at IAEE’s Expo! Expo! in Los Angeles. EIA: What trends do you see for your business in 2015?  David Schenberg: Everyone’s talking indoor mapping. I think this year, we’ll see several technology suppliers foray into that – and who’s...Read More

Ashley Andrews
How Mobile Apps Are Reshaping Events & Conferences

Event booths and management should be responsible for the event’s success and audience engagement. That’s true, technically. However, by not supplementing their marketing with an event app, event exhibitors are missing out on same great opportunities to connect with audiences and increase booth traffic. Multiple strategies exist to use...Read More

Mark Travers
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