|IAEE Industry News|
|Aug. 6, 2012|
David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA Named New IAEE President
Doreen Biela, CEM, chair of the board of directors of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) announced that David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA will serve as the new president of the organization effective in October. DuBois currently serves as the president and CEO of the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau and has extensive events industry experience having served previously in executive leadership roles with Sheraton and Ritz-Carlton Hotels, the Professional Convention Management Association and Meeting Professionals International.More
CEIR Releases Report on the Value of Face-to-Face Events
Trade Show Executive
The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has released the Use and Value of Face-to-Face report, the first of a series of reports that will be released over the next quarter from the landmark study, The Role and Value of Face-to-Face Interaction. Despite the great recession, a majority of exhibitors and attendees have not reduced face-to-face interactions, which include exhibitions, educational conferences with a small exhibit component, educational conferences without exhibits, hosted-buyer events, in-person sales calls and private events.More
Are QR Codes Right for Your Show?
QR codes should certainly be part of a marketer's toolbox today. As with any tool, knowing when to use it is key, so watch out for the "shiny object syndrome." Mobile barcodes can provide an incremental call-to-action. They can activate a print media campaign and help exhibitors engage attendees at trade and consumer shows. Tasked correctly, barcodes can add real value to marketing campaigns. However, as you think about using QR codes for your show, think about your audience's mobile media habits first.More
Exhibitor Training: The Fast Track to Profitability
Exhibit City News
Susan Ratliff writes, "When is the last time you analyzed the results from a trade show? Have you ever taken the time to evaluate whether you received maximum production from your sales team or achieved profitability from your experience? A revealing statistic from the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) claims that 80 percent of attendees base their opinions of your company on the actions of your employees at the booth. This is a strong incentive to provide some training to the people who represent your company at the show."More
How to Choose an Olympic Speaker
With the 2012 London Summer Olympics in full swing, more than just the results of the games are on people's minds. The athletes and their stories are subjects of endless fascination — something corporate executives should keep in mind if they want to get a message across to meeting attendees in a way attendees will focus on and think about for a long time. More
Informa Acquires MMPI Canada for $53 Million
Event company Informa has acquired MMPI Canada, a Canadian producer of trade shows and conferences, for $53 million. MMPI Canada produces and manages more than 50 events in the construction, design, furniture and real estate sectors.More
International Exhibitor Attitudes Toward US Organizers
Stephanie Selesnick writes, "I presented an 'International Expo Business Workshop' recently to the ABC Kids Expo team, and in putting the session together realized that foreign exhibitors in U.S. shows have good cause to think we are, collectively, nuts. Here is a quick rundown of some of the differences between U.S. shows and the rest of the world."More
African Education Week and Career Indaba Attract Record Visitor Numbers
A record 6000+ education professionals and learners attended this year's African Education Week and Career Indaba, organized by Cape Town based, Spintelligent, which took place at the Sandton International Convention Center 2-4 July.More
Experient Scores Five-Year Contract for Reg/Lead Services with Nielsen Expositions
Trade Show News Network
Experient scored a coveted contract being chosen as the preferred partner for Nielsen Expositions for event registration and lead management services for 31 shows annually for a five-year term. "Nielsen is excited to partner with a reputable, industry leader," said Cindy Sample, Nielsen Expositions' operations director.More
EEAA Steps Up Presence in Queensland Exhibition and Event Industry
The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) took its message to Queensland, holding its board meeting and a series of round table and networking events at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre which will host the G20 Conference in 2014.More
Registration is Now Open for Expo! Expo!
Soak it all in this year at Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition, 4-6 December 2012 in Orlando. Expo! Expo! 2012 is the industry's must-attend event with an action-packed agenda of the most interactive networking and experiential education opportunities available. Expo! Expo! 2012 will reveal the most essential ideas and the latest technologies in face-to-face events revealing exceptional concepts for all attendees.More
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CEIR Predict: 2nd Annual Exhibition Industry Outlook Conference Announced for 13 September in New York City
The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces its second annual industry outlook conference, Predict. It will be held on 13 September 2012 at 10 on the Park at the Time Warner Center in New York City and will unveil key economic indicators for the exhibition industry and the impact it will have on organizations that produce exhibitions for the next three years.More
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IAEE Industry News Available Through MultiBriefs App
IAEE understands the need to deliver timely, relevant news to its members. In partnering with MultiBriefs to create the IAEE Industry News, the association committed itself to providing updates on a weekly basis. The IAEE Industry News is also available on the MultiBriefs app, available for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch in the App Store. Simply search "MultiBriefs" and download the app free. After it is downloaded, you may add the IAEE feed. News is streamed into your iPhone or iPod Touch each week. Android phone users also may access the app by going to the Android Marketplace and searching "MultiBriefs" to access the Android version of the app.More