Something To Inspire You

by Traci Browne

TweetOne of my favorite speakers and authors, Andrew Davis, tells us to create moments of inspiration in our marketing. “Create moments of inspiration.” That sentence seems so simple. Too simple almost. But while the words may be simple and straightforward, implementation is much harder. You see, it’s not just a rule, or a best practice, […]

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TweetI got Mike Blackman to play along this month in our interview series. I met Mike at the SISO Executive Conference in Atlantic City last month and knew right away he would be the perfect interview subject. Mike Blackman Managing Director Integrated Systems Events 30 Years In Industry   Traci Browne: Where did you grow […]

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Don’t Walk a Day In My Shoes

August 21, 2014

TweetThis post is dedicated to Madeleine Albright, who once said “there is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” (To the men reading this…before you hit delete thinking it doesn’t apply to you, it just might. Or, at the very least, pass it on to a woman you work with.) […]

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Niche Event Fest – Where You Need to Be

August 11, 2014

Tweet I want to take a minute to talk to you about Niche Event Fest taking place November 3-5th in New Orleans. If you are the organizer of “smaller” events or niche events, or if you are thinking about starting a niche event…The Niche Event Fest is where you need to be. Why? This is […]

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Are Our Event Apps Discouraging Face-to-Face Interaction?

August 3, 2014

TweetIt’s not often you hear the CEO of an Event App company rant about how mobile event apps are ruining the attendees’ conference experience. However, that’s what Pathable’s CEO Jordan Schwartz was doing in a blog post he wrote for Meetings & Conventions magazine titled “Mobile Event App Heresy: Three Signs You’re Doing It Wrong.” […]

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Interview With A Trade Show Exec – Sharifa Murdock

August 1, 2014

TweetThis month on Interview With A Trade Show Exec we’ll be getting to know a bit more about another one of our industry’s rock stars. While it may not have the Gothic setting of an Anne Rice novel, I think these main characters are just as complicated and deep as were Lestat de Lioncourt and […]

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Five Things That Stood Out To Me At NSSF’s Exhibitor Academy

July 8, 2014

Tweet  Almost every single show organizer I talk to says their exhibitors are important to them. Almost every single one says they understand that successful exhibitors are returning exhibitors. Almost every single one will say they think educating their exhibitors is important, but they are not sure exactly how to go about doing it. To […]

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Interview With A Trade Show Exec – Chris Brown

June 30, 2014

TweetThis month on Interview With A Trade Show Exec we’ll be getting to know a bit more about another one of our industry’s rock stars. While it may not have the Gothic setting of an Anne Rice novel, I think these main characters are just as complicated and deep as were Lestat de Lioncourt and […]

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Interview With A Trade Show Exec – Robbi Lycett

June 2, 2014

TweetThis month on Interview With A Trade Show Exec we’ll be getting to know a bit more about another one of our industry’s rock stars. While it may not have the Gothic setting of an Anne Rice novel, I think these main characters are just as complicated and deep as were Lestat de Lioncourt and […]

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Hot Off The Press: Trade Show Tips from Skyline

May 19, 2014

TweetFor the “do it yourself” exhibitor, Skyline has recently released a series of books, that will help you successfully navigate the world of exhibiting at trade shows and expos. This series includes: Trade Show Tips for New Exhibitors Trade Show Tips for Inline Exhibitors Trade Show Tips for Island Exhibitors Using Promotions & Social Media […]

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