MWC Cancelling – Doing the Right Thing

Read Gary Shapiro’s statement on why the cancellation of Mobile World Congress 2020 strengthened GSMA’s brand promise and the loyalty of their customers.

Uncertain Future for Authority Built on Convention Business

Originally posted on CEIR Blog:
By: Eric Convey Article was first featured on With a 1,000-bed field hospital for COVID-19 patients occupying its main hall, the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center is full for…

How to Sell With Sensitivity

Originally published by Orange Leaf Consulting on March 31, 2020 What weird and trying times we are in! I know people are afraid. Afraid of getting sick, losing money in their retirement, having enough to […]

Positive Indicators for AAPEX

Originally posted on CEIR Blog:
By: Jessica Finnerty, CEM, Manager, Meetings & Events, Auto Care Association We are navigating in uncharted waters. While there is always an element of unknown when planning an event, the…

Job Scam ALERT: What You Need to Know NOW

Learn what red flags you should watch for when evaluating potential job offers with tips from Dawn Rasmussen, CMP of Pathfinder Writing and Career Services.

CEIR Insights on COVID-19 Impact on Exhibitions Industry

Originally posted on CEIR Blog:
Key findings from a survey conducted by the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reveal that 2020 is not a complete loss for the business-to-business exhibitions industry if COVID-19 is…

7 Ideas to Consider When Creating Your Leadership Philosophy

Your leadership philosophy is essential to guiding your everyday work. Learn ways to develop and refine your philosophy to become a well-rounded leader with Shelley Row, PE, CSP.

The Exhibition Industry’s New Normal

Originally posted on CEIR Blog:
By Douglas L. Ducate CEM, CMP “It is amazing what man can come to believe when he thinks too long alone.” William E. Wickenden (1882-1947)1 When I was asked to…

Thoughts on Going Virtual, Marsha Flanagan, M.Ed.

IAEE’s VP of Learning Experiences Marsha Flanagan, M.Ed. relays her thoughts on why we should embrace going virtual.

Industry Memberships are Job Search Lifelines

Read why joining an industry membership can present new personal and professional development opportunities from Dawn Rasmussen, CMP of Pathfinder Writing and Career Services.

Global Perspectives: India Update – Week of 20 – 24 April 2020

KV Nagendra Prasad, Chief Operating Officer of HITEX Exhibition Centre gives insight into the current situation of India’s exhibitions and events industry while in the midst of COVID-19.