Category: CEIR

CEIR Sneak Peek Luncheon – A Smorgasbord of Insights on Trends Influencing Marketing and Impact on B2B Exhibitions

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By Nancy Drapeau, PRC, Senior Research Director, CEIR Executives who attended the CEIR Sneak Peak Luncheon held at Expo! Expo! in San Antonio in November 2017 were given a lot…

The War Between Brick and Mortar and eCommerce Retailers – Your Resource for Ideas on How to Enhance the Attendee Trade Show Experience

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by Nancy Drapeau, PRC, Senior Research Director, CEIR Retail Evolution For organizers and exhibitors struggling to figure out how to integrate digital in a way that helps enhance the attendee…

The Great Reinvention

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By Cathy Breden, CAE, CMP There has been so much talk over the last couple of years about how technology and consumer behavior is changing the trade show model. In…

CEIR Rewind: A Look at 2017

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After a year of a tumultuous U.S. administration and erratic policies, the exhibitions industry continues to grow and prove that face-to-face interactions are important in the business model. The Center…

As You Plan Your Event, Don’t Forget the Forest

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by Rossi Ralenkotter Event planners have countless things to plan and execute to produce a successful show. Venues, hotels, exhibitors, attendees are all part of the equation that need to…

Stop the Madness! Quit Packing Your Event’s Agenda with Panels!

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by Carl Landau Why, oh why? Sometimes I actually get out of the office and attend other events to see what’s out there, what’s new, what I might try to…

My Favorite Marketing Definitions

Originally posted on CEIR Blog:
by Gary Slack Almost all of us collect things—often offbeat things. I know a man who collects Toby jugs, another who collects old-time lunch boxes and a husband-wife couple whose…

Exhibition Trolls

Originally posted on CEIR Blog:
by Jim Curry I am a troll. I troll loads of different people and companies about a whole load of different things. In the past few months, I have trolled a…

Event Tech: How to Make the Right Choices

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by Denise Capello Every modern event has an online segment which offers a huge potential reach in its own right. But how can you achieve a perfect synergy between the physical…

Tomorrow and the Future

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Excerpted with permission from Francis Friedman’s The Modern Digital Tradeshow. The new book is available here free.  Looking to the future, marketers have already started spending significant amounts of money implementing increasingly…