September 2012

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What Are You Worth?

For the first time, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), the Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO) and EXPO magazine have partnered to deliver you valuable information about your compensation levels through this ground-breaking new research: “The 2012...

Meet the New IAEE President: David DuBois

Oct. 4, David DuBois will take the helm of the exhibitions and events industry’s largest association—the International Association of Exhibitions and Events—whose more than 8,000 members organize more than 15,000 exhibitions and buyer-seller events worldwide.

St. Louis: Get More ‘Bang For Your Buck’

From its iconic Gateway Arch to its many well-known breweries to the free St. Louis Zoo, the Mississippi River and the St. Louis Cardinals’ Busch Stadium, St. Louis has tapped its notable attractions in making travel and tourism one of...

Leave the Pipe and Drape Behind

Pipe and drape has always been the iconic staple of the tradeshow. However, in recent years, a number of alternatives to the pipe and drape approach have emerged. A variety of vendors offer variations on the post and panel format,...

Guidelines Established For Greener Events

“We know what the future is going to be—the only issue is how long it’s going to take,” says Karl Pfalzgraf, vice president of sustainability assurance for BPA Worldwide. What he’s referring to is environmental sustainability and its adoption by...

Dormant Event Websites Don’t Cut It

I could easily riff on any number of important reports in this issue of EXPO. Our cover story is on the most comprehensive salary and compensation survey ever produced in the expo industry. And we’re especially pleased to have conducted...

Content is King

Event management is increasingly about content development. Content is most often thought of in terms of conference seminars and educational programs. But it is becoming much more. Our research has identified more than 35 specific event content areas, and 60...