Month: August 2016

Pure Gold: Workplace Lessons from the 2016 Olympics

Originally posted by Lindsey Pollak 19 August 2016 The explosive power of gymnast Simone Biles. The incredible determination of swimmers Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps. The feats we see at the Olympics are the result […]

A Helpful Trade Show Checklist for Sure-Fire Success

Originally published by 4imprint If your company is exhibiting at a trade show, don’t leave home without this helpful trade show checklist. Trade shows can be a great place to interact face-to-face with current and […]

CEM Faculty Spotlight on LeeAnn Norton, CEM

CEM Faculty Spotlight on LeeAnn Norton, CEM, Director of Vendor Relations & Events with Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) LeeAnn Norton, CEM has over 20 years in show management experience. LeeAnn has served on […]

MATSO Programming at Expo! Expo! has 4 Major Program Changes to Address Members’ Primary Needs

This year I’ve worked closely with IAEE staff and the MATSO Council via newly formed Education and City Working Groups to deliver on the most important benefit for major show organizers according to a needs […]

Safety and Security at Trade Shows – What IAEE is Doing.

In the past few months, terrorism has taken a significant toll upon our society. For the exhibitions and events industry, the safety of our attendees and event staff is our highest priority as evidenced by […]

What I Learned by Listening at BizBash Elevate DC

On Wednesday, August 3rd, hundreds of event planners descended on the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center for BizBash’s Elevate DC conference. Here’s an inside scoop on a session I was proud to participate […]

Mentoring Alternatives: A New Approach to Professional Advice

Originally posted by Lindsey Pollak 19 July 2016 I’ve always been a huge fan of mentors. My own mentors have helped me shape my career. They’ve smoothed my path and taught me countless valuable lessons, […]

Trade Shows: How to Make a Big Impression

Originally posted by 4imprint Some well-known brands have found a way to literally take their message on the road and go where their customers are, using pop-up shops. If you haven’t seen a pop-up shop […]

The Best is Yet to Come at EXPO! EXPO!

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, August 2016 Edition We have entered the second half of the year, which means that if you see me grinning from ear to ear (more so than usual, anyway), […]

Why Do We Study Generations?

Originally posted by Lindsey Pollak 26 July 2016 How can you take 75 million people and say they have anything in common? In other words, how can you take one “generation,” with each person having […]