Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Company cautious on full-year expectations though.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Exhibitions and conferences are an outlier; two major deals drive value up.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Rush to close deals by end of 2012 creates Q1 vacuum.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Almost half of the international visitors to the U.S. found the entry process inconvenient enough to tell family, friends and acquaintances to stay home, according to a recent study by the U.S. Travel Association and Consensus Research Group.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Year-end numbers from CEIR show across-the-board declines, ‘fiscal cliff’ to blame.
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Nashville Convention Center has been cleared for development...San Diego mayor calls for changes to convention center marketing...Utah takes next step toward a new convention center hotel...Bookings flat for Cincinnati in 2012 and more.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Market “improved considerably” despite looming macro issues.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Half of all attendees have “final say” in purchasing decisions, according to the latest CEIR report, but exhibitors often ignore the other half—which could hurt them.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Half of all tradeshow attendees have the final say on purchasing decisions while 94 percent maintain some net buying influence, according to the latest study released by the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR).
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
As 2012 comes to a close, my thoughts are “what a year!” We saw an uptake in expos—more exhibitors and visitors—which, after the last few years of global recession, was a huge relief!
Monday, December 3, 2012
Exhibition industry growth slowed in the third quarter after posting strong gains in the first half of 2012.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Last week, I attended the UFI Congress in Abu Dhabi, UAE to find where growth is coming from.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
CEIR releases new report in the series of ‘The Role and Value of Face-to-Face Interaction.’
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Jimmy Mouton, IDCE's director discusses the deal and the new MCCNO department he now heads to explore launching additional events.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Total deals up to more than $427 million.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Blockbuster deals, union wrangling and some fascinating new directions from the biggest headline-makers of the year.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Keeping conference content not only relevant but also fresh, interactive and engaging is one way your attendees will be surely coming back year-over-year.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Creating a new solutions mix to turn marketing services into a real business.
Thursday, December 9, 2010
A new CEIR study measures economic impact of foreign trade hurdles.
Thursday, November 4, 2010
New survey results show that site selection—and its marketing—is getting much more complicated.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
New labor pricing equal to that of McCormick Place is effective immediately.
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
EXPO checks in with a few tradeshow producers for their take on the health of the industry.
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Despite loses, ‘indicators of recovery’ decline at a slower pace than previous quarters.
Monday, May 3, 2010
Here’s a lesson for us all. When trying to ensure that only qualified buyers attend your event, be careful not to set the bar so high that legitimate buyers are kept out.
Thursday, April 1, 2010
Is it a sign that the recession is fading or just the luck of one big show? Either way, hats off to the National Association of Broadcasters, which saw a sizable uptick in attendance at this year’s show. The event drew 88,044 attendees this year, compared with 82,650 last year. The event took place April 10-15 in Las Vegas.