Category: Industry Perspectives

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), […]

Exhibitions Day 2016 Surpasses Expectations

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, July 2016 Edition Last month, IAEE, along with 20 supporting organizations and more than 100 exhibitions and events professionals from around the U.S., stormed Capitol Hill for Exhibitions Day […]

The Importance of Industry Recognition

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, June 2016 Edition The exhibitions and events industry is fortunate to have incredibly talented professionals. I have said this many times and will continue to repeat it because I […]

Food for Thought – Being Global, Being Strategic, Industry Professionalism

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, May 2016 Edition “Going global”… what does this mean to your business and the exhibitions and events industry as a whole? In the past few years, IAEE has made […]

Your Industry, Your Voice – Advocating for the Industry

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, April 2016 Edition Change is a big theme here at IAEE Headquarters as preparations pick up for Exhibitions Day on 7-8 June 2016 in Washington, D.C. As we sound […]

A New Look at Leadership

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, March 2016 Edition “Leadership” is an interesting word to me, because for such a commonly understood concept it can take on avenues uncommonly related to it. The most obvious […]