2016 v 2006: What’s Changed Over the Last 10 Years in Event Management?


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2006 131

ReedPOP Acquires Miami’s Florida Supercon

PCMA Convene

The long-running show, which launched in 2006, will now be part of the same exhibition family as New York Comic Con, Emerald City Comic Con, and Star Wars Celebration. hollywoodreporter.com.

2006 52

Greater Boston CVB Picks New Chief Executive

PCMA Convene

The Greater Boston CVB’s board picked Martha Sheridan, who has led the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau CEO since 2006, to become its new CEO. ( The Boston Globe.

A blast from the past: The influence of the wealthy in politics


Dipping into past blog posts I came across my 2006 comments on the cultural differences between Japan, Australia and the US around attitudes toward the wealthy.

2006 52

cievents celebrates 10 years of growth in the UK events market

Event Industry News

Through offering innovative events, incentive programmes and engaging content, cievents has gone from hosting 19 events in 2006 to overseeing 176 in 2016. cievents, a strategic events management agency for the corporate market, is celebrating its 10th year of operation in the UK market.

2006 79

Danco secures Latitude contract

Event Industry News

Celebrating what could be considered the best aspects of music, film, culture, poetry, theatre and everything in between, Latitude Festival began its journey in 2006.

JotForm 4.0: Easy Custom Forms for Your Event [Review]


the redesigned interface of the WYSIWYG form builder, originally founded in 2006. JotForm 4.0 is the redesigned version of the custom online form builder, with lots of new and improved features. Here is our review. JotForm 4.0: What Is It? February 1st saw the launch of JotForm 4.0,

2006 97

Exclusive: EnTEEtainment celebrates 35 years in the business

Event Industry News

Roger Waters in Red Square, Moscow in 2006 is one,” Tee says. “We

Common Contract Mistakes

Connect Your Meetings

Meeting News magazine named her one of the 25 most influential people in the meeting industry in 2002 and 2006, saying: “More than anyone else, she is the legal voice for the industry.” Register now for “Common Contract Mistakes” Sometimes little errors can cause big problems.

Johnnie White Makes a Big Career Move

PCMA Convene

He served as the organization’s chairman of the Board of Directors in 2013 and has filled numerous other roles for PCMA, including chairing the planning committee for Convening Leaders in 2006 and serving as the president of the Capital Chapter. Johnnie White.

2006 56

DRPG welcomes back former employee as new creative director

Event Industry News

David Titley has joined DRPG as the new creative director having previously worked for the company from 2006 to 2012 as a digital designer. .

2006 64

Are We Creating The Wrong Type Of Conference Experiences?

Velvet Chainsaw

2006). Everyone’s talking about the need to create customer experiences. Yes, including us, the Velvet Chainsaw team.). It’s as if Joe Pine and Jim Gilmore’s Experience Economy is just now hitting its stride—for conferences at least.

Association Meetings Up, Attendees Down


Looking back over the past decade, ICCA says the average number of attendees to an international association meeting decreased from 672 in 2006 to 404 in 2016.

Something is rotten in the state of meeting industry education

Conferences that Work

A recent thread on the MECO community (a great resource for meeting professionals since 2006) describes numerous recent basic logistical failings, and points to what I see as symptoms of fundamental problems with meeting industry associations at the national level. Over the last five years I’ve heard increasing concern from the meeting professionals community about the deterioration of the quality of our national industry conferences.

PapaKåta introduces the PapaShop at The Showman’s Show- made by event professionals for event professionals

Event Industry News

Parent company, PapaKåta, was founded in 2006 as one of the UK’s first providers of Tentipi Teepees for outdoor events, providing both Teepees and American Sperry® Tents.

2006 56

Q&A: Stacy Ritter, President and CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB

Connect Your Meetings

She’s played a part in shaping the direction of the Greater Fort Lauderdale area over the last two decades, serving first as a legislator in the Florida House of Representatives (1996-2004) and then as Broward County commissioner from 2006 to 2016.

2016 78

Reed Exhibitions announces acquisition of PackPlus India

Event Industry News

Launched in 2006, PackPlus, an annual event held in Delhi, has established itself as India’s largest dedicated gathering of trade professionals in the packaging industry. Reed Exhibitions, a division of RELX, has announced the acquisition of PackPlus – a portfolio of leading trade fairs previously owned by Next Events, serving the Indian packaging industry.

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McConnell Hospitality Group


In 2006, Culinary Institute of America graduate Jason McConnell decided to create his own restaurant concept in Franklin, Tennessee, right outside of Nashville. Since then, the McConnell Hospitality Group has grown to include three full-service restaurants, a catering company, as well as a private events venue. To help make their event management process better, the McConnell Hospitality Group turned to Gather to: . Streamline internal & external communication.

Silence Really Is Golden

PCMA Convene

For example, when physician Luciano Bernardi did a study in 2006 on the physiological effects of music, he found the most striking finding took place between musical tracks.

2006 87

How the World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf Fosters Inclusivity for Its Attendees

PCMA Convene

WFD has a consultative status in the United Nations and actively works to advocate for people in the deaf community, including efforts to develop the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which was adopted by the United Nations in 2006.

2006 52

13 Sites to Source Quality Conference Guest Speakers

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Great Black Speakers was founded in 2006 by two brothers, Lawrence and Boyce Watkins. Sourcing conference guest speakers can be quite the challenge, especially if you’re trying to reach out to as diverse a pool of potential presenters as possible.

Which is the Greenest Airport of Them All?


Logan International Airport (BOS), Boston: Terminal A was first in the United States to receive LEED certification (2006), recycled materials used for construction, heat-reflecting roof.

LAX Breaks Ground on $1.6 Billion Terminal


Former Mayor James Hahn planned a large development project in 2006, but it was opposed by neighborhood groups. Rendering courtesy of LAWA. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) broke ground on a $1.6

The Woman Behind Chicago’s Most Creative Event Space


In 2006, 2012 and 2013, Catalyst Ranch won the Most Unique Venue and Best Conference Venue, respectively, in Illinois Meetings & Events Best Of Awards. How does a vibrant, whimsical event space celebrate 14 years of successful meetings?

2016 103

Red Events is a story about love, passion and an apple tree!

Canadian Special Events

In 2006 Spoilt Red Weddings purchased Gaps the Prop Shop, a local firm which had a substantial stake in the corporate décor/ tv and movie set business. In 2000, Gill Boyd had a dream of offering modern wedding decor for Calgary brides.

2016 83

Guest blog: Academic qualifications for furthering a career in events

Event Industry News

Zoë Turner joined Trinity House in 2006 after many years in the hospitality industry, with operations such as Trust House Forte, Best Western and Holiday Inn. By Zoë Turner, head of events, Trinity House.

2019 60

Event Marketing from a Perspective of Event Influencer?-?Q&A with Nick Borelli

Hubilo Blog

I eventually married my career in events with my web-design side hustle into a singular vocation when I began speaking at national conferences in 2006 on topics related to digital marketing, web design, and social media.

2019 92

The Power of Multi-Hub Meetings: Maarten Vanneste

Endless Events

In 2006, Marteen started the Meeting Design Institute. Care to join us for some stimulating conversation about multi-hub meetings? Well, then you are in luck! Because this week’s episode of Event Tech Podcast is all about this up and coming, exciting topic.

2019 76

Do Your Members Trust You?

PCMA Convene

Two institutions — newspapers and organized religion — hit record lows in the survey, while confidence in banks plunged from 49 percent in 2006 to 27 percent in 2016. Faith in institutions is at near historical lows.

2006 56

Travel Is Up in New Orleans


The 2016 economic data offers a stark contrast to the dramatic decline that resulted in 2006, after Hurricane Katrina ravaged The Big Easy. Travel to New Orleans is bustling once again.

Promoting Bands and Gigs on Twitter


Since 2006. The internet has always been a brilliant way to share music and since the advent of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, there are now even more opportunities for promoting bands and gigs online. Twitter is still a largely underrated tool for finding and sharing music but that looks set to change as Twitter is slowly boosting the site functionality to include hosting images, video and music on their site.

2006 40

Happy 75th Birthday U.S. Travel Association


2006: Industry business leaders form the Discover America Partnership to facilitate increased travel to U.S. 2006: First Travel Leadership Summit (now Destination Capitol Hill) held to convene travel industry advocates with lawmakers. Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC. Back on Oct.

What to Give? Think Socially Responsible and Personal


OluKai, which makes sustainable, Hawaiian-inspired footwear, has been giving items to local communities since 2006, when it delivered its first pair of sandals.

The surefire way to engage all your attendees.


TrivWorks, started in 2006 in New York City. Most conferences and events attract a diverse audience. Finding ways to fully engage these audiences may seem daunting. One activity has been proven to successfully bring all attendees together with unparalleled success.

2017 130

Paris Hilton Launches Luxury Hotel Line


Paris’ younger sister Nicky Hilton Rothschild, a fashion designer, socialite and model, tried to lend her name to a line of branded hotels separate from the family’s properties in 2006, however the Nicky O hotel projects in Miami and Chicago never materialized.

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Bibles are Disappearing from Hotel Rooms: What Planners Need to Know


As recently as 2006, they could be found in 95 percent of hotels. Religion is a very tricky topic in modern America. Ideally, there would be a simple way to make everyone feel accepted and accommodated. Unfortunately, it’s not that easy.

How to Plan A User Conference: Tips From Event Experts


As Community Events Manager, Danielle oversees all Moz ’s events and sponsorships, including the annual MozCon Conference, which began in 2006. What goes into planning a user conference? Gain tips from event experts who’ve successfully launched and scaled their own SaaS user conferences.

2018 85

Pieter Swart Never Stops Learning

PCMA Convene

The most valuable industry-specific courses were Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) in 2006 and Certification in Meeting Management (CMM) in 2010. Pieter Swart, CMP, CMM Founder and Managing Director, Conference Consultancy South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa.

2018 83

Meeting Mentors: Lauren Kramer Follows Her Entrepreneurial Ambitions

PCMA Convene

Starting my own business in 2006 was a leap of either stupidity or faith, but it was a dream and I’m glad to still be standing. Lauren Kramer believes the future looks bright for the business events industry.

2006 65

Fashion meets technology as Epson and Richard Quinn collaborate at London Fashion Week 2018

Event Industry News

million since 2006. Epson – the world’s leading projector manufacturer – provided stunning high lumen laser projection mapping to support the launch of Richard Quinn’s new 2019 fashion range at London Fashion Week earlier this week (18 September.)