40 Years of Progress – The Importance of Chapters

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, Aug 2014 Issue We have all heard the famous quote from Aristotle, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” and while this may be true in […]

The Season for Giving

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, July 2014 Issue I realize that it’s July, and we typically think about giving our time and sharing our wealth at the end of the calendar year. I also […]

The Responsibility of a Leader

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, June 2014 Issue Like many of my peers and our mentors before us, when I started my career, there was a defined path. For me, when I was a […]

The Value of Collaboration on Exhibitions Day 2014

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, May 2014 Issue No one said it would be easy, but as IAEE’s first Exhibitions Day on Capitol Hill approaches, I am constantly reminded of the value of collaboration. […]

The Value of Virtual Communities in a Face-to-Face Industry

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, Apr 2014 Issue There is no doubt in the minds of any of us in this industry that coming together face-to-face to start new business relationships and affirm existing […]

IAEE’s CultureCreation – How to Make Good Great

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, Mar 2014 Issue On a daily – if not hourly – basis, I talk to IAEE members and friends in the exhibitions and events industry about what is important […]

A Focus on Young Professionals

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, Feb 2014 Issue As we start 2014 and shift our focus with a new strategic plan, we are excited by the emphasis that the IAEE board of directors is […]

Turning Point – Trade Show Executive

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, Jan 2014 Issue Show organizers and exhibitors spend an extensive amount of time attracting attendees who have previously attended an event or are likely to do so, time and […]