Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Social Media and Your Trade Show Technology Strategy

Going hand-in-hand with the rise of mobile, many event trend predictions for 2015 call for heightened skills with social media. You not only need to facilitate it at your events, but you must also expertly incorporate it to capture engaged attendees. And it’s not just about what happens during the show, but what happens before and after.

You’ve heard that before, haven’t you? But how do you actually put that into practice? For those just starting, here’s a beginner’s guide for social media at trade shows. For those who are ready to bring event technology and social media marketing together, here are 6 ideas for exhibit or trade show managers.

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Highest Rated Corporate Meeting Venues in Orlando

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In 2013, Cvent evaluated more than 5700 cities and ranked Orlando, FL as the number one meeting destination. With an estimated 245 hotels spread across the city and meeting space of 2,115,982 square feet, Orlando reigns as the most sought-after spot for corporate meetings and events. With a winning combination of accessibility, affordability, value and entertainment, Orlando offers everything you need to make your corporate event a grand success. Here are five of the best choices for corporate meeting venues in Orlando that combine all those things for events of varying sizes.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Conference Technology Ideas: Inspiration from 4 Experts

Conference technologies incorporate everything from projectors to NFC devices. Depending on the specific event and attendee needs, there is a huge range of demands event professionals need to meet. It can be hard to keep up and stay fresh, so we asked event experts questions about inspiration, the future, their least favorite trends in conference technologies and more.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Highest Rated Corporate Meeting Venues in Chicago

Chicago is not only one of the world’s greatest cities; it is also one of the best for hosting a corporate meeting. In 2013 Chicago was ranked #2 by Cvent for top convention destinations and it’s easy to see why. With venues large and small, hundreds of hotel and event spaces and a world class city to explore, Chicago has everything needed to make a corporate event a huge success for both organizers and attendees. Below are 5 of the highest rated event and corporate meeting venues in Chicago.

top rated corporate meeting venues in Chicago

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Trade Show Technology Strategy for Marketing Rockstars

Marketers and managers can make the most of their efforts with a trade show technology strategy that looks beyond the basics. There’s much more to it than simply throwing presentation slides on a screen or raffling off an iPad.
A well-rounded trade show technology strategy involves a multipronged approach. Technology can play a huge role in each marketing segments (pre-show, on-site and post-show), so choose options that present a cohesive strategy and support your long-term efforts.
iPads can be a part of a successful trade show technology strategy