Month: February 2021

Virtual Events – an Essential Trade Show Organizer Tactic in a COVID-19 World

The power of virtual events is that every action can be quantified and tracked. Read thoughts from CEIR VP of Research, Nancy Drapeau, PRC on why virtual events could be an essential trade show tactic […]

Behind the Design of Virtual Expo! Expo! 2020, Part 1

Get a behind-the-scenes look into the planning process of producing a virtual event from the organizers of #ExpoExpo.

CEM Spotlight on Samantha Torres Duran, CEM

Congratulations to Samantha Torres Duran, CEM of Informa on becoming a CEM gamechanger! Read about Samantha’s CEM journey to become a vital asset to her team.

Top 10 CEIR Reports of 2020

2020 proved that industry research is critical to help us navigate through the effects of COVID-19. Read the top ten CEIR reports that were released in 2020 and how you can download them today. CEIR […]

Boost Your Negotiation Skills

How do you set the stage to get the negotiation to a sweet spot where everyone is ready to sign on the dotted line? Learn key takeaways from our recent IAEE Webinar with Shakira Brown, CEO of SMB Strategic Media LLC on how to skillfully guide negotiations.

Mapping Out Every Step of the Attendee Journey

IAEE’s recent virtual Expo! Expo! featured many of the same show elements of a face-to-face event, but presented in an engaging virtual format. Read insights from IAEE’s VP of Marketing & Communications Nicole Bowman, MBA on the planning process of an all-virtual event. Originally published by MPI.

CEM Spotlight on Lauren Oppe, CEM

Congratulations to Lauren Oppe, CEM of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) on becoming a #CEM gamechanger! Read why she chose to pursue the CEM designation to sharpen her skills as the industry evolves.

Trade Show Organizers Say the Future Is Hybrid

CEIR Blog Reprinted with permission from Northstar Meetings Group. Originally published on 13 January 2021. By: Alex Palmer, Deputy Editor, Northstar Meetings Group Exhibition organizers see long-term value in digital events, with education proving to […]

2020 Lessons in Leadership

2020 was a first in many different areas of our lives and shined a spotlight on our ability to adapt. What lessons have you learned? Read seven top leadership takeaways from Shelley Row, CSP that can serve us for years to come.