All posts by Editorial Staff

CEM Spotlight on Crystal Harper-Pierre, CEM

Congratulations to recent #CEM graduate Crystal Harper-Pierre, CEM of the School Nutrition Association! Read why she pursued her CEM to stay up to date in the field of events & exhibition management.

Hindsight is 20/20

Executive leaders owe it to their team members and stakeholders to stay strong, focused, realistic and positive. Read IAEE President and CEO David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA’s personal five leadership strategies to support your team’s sense of well-being in a challenging time.

The Value of Matchmaking Activities at B2B Exhibitions

Originally posted on CEIR Blog:
By: Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE, CEM, CEO, CEIR In June 2020, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) partnered with SwapCard, a platform for virtual and live events, to conduct…

How to Rescue a Stalled Proposal – 60 Second Sales Tips

Originally posted by Troy Harrison It’s one of the most difficult issues salespeople face – how to rescue a stalled proposal.  You’ve made what you think is a great proposal.  The customer seemed interested.  But […]

CEM Spotlight on Tina Garcia, CEM

Congratulations to Tina Garcia, CEM of the Southwest Veterinary Symposium for becoming a #CEM gamechanger! Read about her CEM journey, and why she believes CEM designation allows you to be a leader in your field.

CEM Spotlight on Zinhle Khoza, CEM

Congratulations to Zinhle Khoza, CEM of Reeds Exhibitions South Africa for earning her CEM! Read about her CEM journey, and catch her and other recent graduates during the 2020 CEM Presentation at #ExpoExpo!

Creating the New Normal for Events

Originally posted on CEIR Blog:
Reprinted with permission from Map Your Show. View the original post. Establishing what successful events look like during a time full of change Today’s world has left the events industry…

CEM Spotlight on Wessel van der Linde, CEM

Congratulations to Wessel van der Linde, CEM for becoming a CEM gamechanger! Read why he believes the CEM designation will bring added value to his career once the industry recovers from COVID-19.

Strategic Planning For The Pandemic Era- And Beyond

Originally published by Orange Leaf Consulting on November 9, 2020 Last month, we talked about the challenges presented by the unprecedented events of 2020, particularly in regard to strategic planning, goal-setting, and business growth—and the […]

Winning Strategy is IT Strategy

Originally posted on CEIR Blog:
By: Brian Scott, President and Chief Information Officer at ClearTone Consulting, LLC A once popular celebrity proudly, and rather oddly, proclaimed during an interview – “Winning!”. For those who followed…