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.

2006 56

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 129

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 85

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

The Event Planner’s Guide to Singapore Venues


It’s because of Singapore’s accessibility and unique innovative balance that it has been ranked as Asia’s Top Convention City for the past 10 consecutive years, one of the Top Five Convention Cities in the World since 2006, and the World’s Easiest Place to do Business.

2006 60

Exclusive: EnTEEtainment celebrates 35 years in the business

Event Industry News

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

2006 73

Reading, Leeds and Download bosses to bring new festival to Dundee?

Event Industry News

Radio 1’s Big Weekend was hosted at Camperdown Park in 2006. Festival organiser, Festival Republic, has announced it is considering Camperdown Park, Dundee, as a potential venue to host a brand-new event next year. The company, which is behind events such as Leeds, Download and Reading festivals, has requested permission from Dundee City Council to host a three-day music festival from 22 nd -24 th May 2020.

2006 40

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.

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.

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. .

2012 70

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

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.

Show lands its 14th consecutive year of growth at Ricoh Arena

Event Industry News

The National Painting and Decorating Show has exhibited at Ricoh Arena’s Ericsson Indoor Arena since its opening year of exhibitions in 2006 – and has stayed put ever since – growing its exhibitor and visitor attendance by around 10 per cent each year.

2006 52

Getting Burned by Attendee Churn? What It Is and Why it Happens


As a former meeting planner who has received Ohio MPI’s Planner of the Year award twice (2006 & 2012). Post authored by De-de Mulligan, President & Chief Content Strategist, Mulligan Management Group. Without fail, it happens every year.

2006 52

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.

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 81

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

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.

2006 87

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.

2006 56

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.

2006 20

Tarsus Group buys 70% stake in Touch China

Event Industry News

Touch China was launched in 2006 and is now firmly established as the leading exhibition in the fast-growing 3D curved glass manufacturing sector. Tarsus, the global B2B media group, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of 70% of Shenzhen Zhong Xin Cai Exhibition Company; owner and organiser of Touch China & 3D Glass Expo strengthening the Group’s presence in its Shenzhen hub.

2025 58

5 Killer Ways to Keep First-Time Guests From Coming Back


As a former meeting planner who has received Ohio MPI’s Planner of the Year award twice (2006 & 2012), she brings a unique perspective to these blog posts as an experience meeting planner and blogger in the industry.

2006 52

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

Creative Methods to Generate More Revenue for Your Event


As a former meeting planner who has received Ohio MPI’s Planner of the Year award twice (2006 & 2012), she brings a unique perspective to these blog posts. Post authored by De-de Mulligan, President and Chief Content Strategist for Mulligan Management Group.

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

2006 56

The 2020 Tech Festivals You Need to Know About

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

NEXT has been on the scene since 2006, meaning the team behind it know a thing or two about offering their attendees a good time. What’s better than getting together with a group of your peers to talk shop and make new connections? Doing it at a full-blown festival.

2020 78

More songs of love and hate

Event Industry News

Working with promoter Metropolis Music since 2006, Somerset House turns its courtyard into a 3,500 cap outdoor space for 11 nights in July.

2007 75

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

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 104

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

2006 67

Two for One: How Organizers Combined a Food Writers Conference With a Food and Music Festival

PCMA Convene

She immediately thought of euphoria Greenville — a four-day food, wine, and music festival that had impressed her in the past — held each year since 2006 in Greenville, South Carolina.

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

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

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.