Category: Industry Perspectives

Expo! Expo! Education

Originally published by Trade Show Executive October 2017 Edition I don’t think anyone would argue that education and lifelong learning aren’t important. As I wrote in August, these are my favorite articles to dive into […]

Expo! Expo! Sneak Peak

Originally published by Trade Show Executive August 2017 Edition I always enjoy writing this month’s article because I get to officially tell you about all the great new things we have planned for attendees at […]

The Voice of the Industry on Capitol Hill

Originally published by Trade Show Executive July 2017 Edition For the past several months, I have been talking about the importance of advocating for the exhibitions and events industry at the grass roots and national […]

Free and Open Trade is Valuable: Exhibitions and Events Mean Business

Originally published by Trade Show Executive June 2017 As I noted in last month’s column, the latest findings from the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) report that the exhibitions and events industry generated $80 […]

Be the Voice of Your Industry

Originally published by Trade Show Executive May 2017 Edition Last month, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released its annual CEIR Index Report, a detailed review of the U.S. industry’s performance over the previous […]

2016: Year in Review

Originally published by Trade Show Executive, December 2016 Edition As is typical with most of us around this time of year, I would like to take a moment to reflect on what I believe to […]

Expo! Expo!

Originally published by Trade Show Executive, November 2016 Edition We are only a few weeks away from Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Anaheim, California and I could not be more pleased with […]

Security and Safety

Originally published by Trade Show Executive October 2016 Edition One of the greatest advantages to being a part of the exhibitions and events industry is witnessing the direct effect that face-to-face interaction has on the […]

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 […]

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), […]