New York's Top 100 Events 2018


New York City’s event calendar buzzes with activity, from black-tie benefits to world-class parades to major trade shows and conventions

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5 Attention-Grabbing Trade Show Booths

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Showing up to your trade show booths with company collateral and a stack of business cards isn’t going to earn you any ROI. Attendees want innovative, eye-popping concepts with wow factors they’ll talk about long after the show—like these five attention-getters, for example.

Five Trade Shows and How They Grew

PCMA Convene

These are interesting times for trade shows. 2016 show: Colorado Convention Center, Denver, July 10–13. The government has adopted new requirements for health-care facilities, and our conference provides education on these regulations. Boutique Design New York.

Favorite New York Eats for Entertaining Clients…or Escaping

Nth Degree

Exhibitor Rules Trade Shows Union Rules and Regulations Trade Show TravelMaybe it’s because #SFFS17 is around the corner or perhaps it’s just my love of food destinations, but NYC is calling to me this week.

Record-Breaking Year for Las Vegas Trade Shows


Las Vegas is not only the entertainment capital of the world; it is also one of the top destinations for trade shows. 1 trade show destination for the 22nd consecutive year in the Trade Show News Network’s (TSNN) “2015 TSNN Top 250 Trade Shows in the United States” list.

Create an Experience via Innovative Stage Design Ideas, and More

Endless Events

That’s why are always innovating and trying new stage design ideas, new tools, and new tech. This week, we have a few tips for making your trade show booth stand out and managing your social media better. Trade Show Tips for the New Year.

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BizBash Live: The Expo, Nov. 15, NYC


See you in New York! Meet-Ups apps for events apps for trade shows BizBash Live branded mobile apps conference mobile app convention mobile app event app event apps meeting mobile apps mobile event apps trade show appsWe’re pleased to be a part of the sixteenth year of BizBash Live: The Expo! Featuring 2,500 event professionals under one roof and a day packed with inspiration, innovation, and collaboration.

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Try New Event Ideas For 2018: Create a Roadshow, Book Underrated Venues, Create a Unique Event Experience

Endless Events

As we kick off 2018, we’re excited to discover a lot of new event ideas for 2018 to energize our event planning. Expect to get more familiar with new technologies like AI as it becomes more popular. Upgrade Your Work Vocabulary with These 6 New Corporate Terms.

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Plan a Home Run Meeting at Spring Training Sites


Florida is a hub for MLB teams, including the Toronto Blue Jays at Dunedin’s Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, Philadelphia Phillies at Spectrum Field in Clearwater and New York Yankees at George M. A new team store added 2,600 sq. Credit:

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BizBash uses Chatbot AI Technology to Enhance Events

Expo Logic

Chatbots have become one of the hottest new trends for events and are a great solution when looking for ways to reach your attendee’s easily, answer their questions about your event, and engage with them on-site.

How Exhibition Sponsorships Are Evolving

PCMA Convene

The world is a distracted place, and maybe nowhere is that more true than on the show floor. Where does that leave sponsors, whose support helps make the whole show possible, but who often are expected to put up their money and fade into the logoed wallpaper? The show begins.

3 ASAE Expo Booths with Local Flair

PCMA Convene

Only New York City and Los Angeles have more fashion designers than Columbus.) Big Ideas Trade Shows Trends

Here’s What to Include in Your Meeting’s Harassment Policy

PCMA Convene

In 2013, John Scalzi, a New York Times best-selling author and well-known figure in the science-fiction community, posted an entry on his popular blog called “ My New Convention Harassment Policy.” At Dragon Con 2013, one of the largest fan conventions in the United States, held every year in Atlanta, a video explaining a new harassment policy was broadcast on large screens before the opening session and any large panels. “If

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Guest Blog: Going Global

Event Industry News

Louise Findlay-Wilson is MD of Energy PR which handles the international PR for events as wide-ranging as New York Toy Fair, StocExpo, Packaging Innovations, and ADF&PCD Shanghai. For instance, we’ve handled the international PR for New York Toy Fair for many years.

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Best Event Management Conferences 2019


Over 5,000 event colleagues, exhibitors, and mentors connected with one another at the Special Event (TSE), the industry’s largest trade show and conference for event professionals. The IMEX America public expo show is a champion in the U.S. 10/1, SPiN New York.

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Mike Carlucci, Clarion UX, Talks Halloween Expo Expansion

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How do customers perceive the show? The trade show industry is a bit behind in what other industries are doing with data.”. Carlucci began his career in the events/trade show industry after graduating from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

3 Innovative Brands in Tradeshow Marketing


When you’re doing marketing for trade shows, it’s important to “wow the crowd” to get their attention if you want to stand out among your competitors. But cool event marketing for trade shows often requires a plan.

2019 40 Under 40: Natasha Stamper Pedigo, The Asphalt Institute

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Upon my first week of starting my new position as director of events for the Building Industry Association of Central Kentucky, I was asked to develop a public trade show. We are holding a gala at the Union League Club of New York City, where we were founded in 1919.

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Cvent CONNECT Day 3: One for the Record Books


Incredible keynote speakers, a Trade Show like no other, hundreds of appointments and educations sessions, all capped off with an evening attendees will never forget. Trade Show. The #TogetherNow theme was never more evident than it was at our bustling Trade Show.

The Best of Louisville: Drinks

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Quills Coffee Coffee Fest Trade Show voted Quills the nation’s “Best Coffee House” for its fresh, roasted beans. Order a to-go cup for a stroll in Cherokee Park , the best greenspace in town, designed by the same man who created New York’s Central Park. FIRST TIMER.

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Top Event Agencies: The Ultimate Directory (2019)


They are known for planning epic events, creating amazing exhibits and organize engaging trade shows. New York, NY. New York, NY. New York, NY. New York, NY. New York, NY. New York, NY. New York, NY.

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How to Optimize Your Marketing Funnel with Events


The flywheel is a new take on the funnel first coined by Amazon and then revisited by HubSpot where customer referrals are the fundamental driver of closing new business. This is why 64% of marketers believe trade shows and events are a key source for new business and new prospects.

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Top 2019 Largest Expos in the U.S


Automobile trade shows dominate America’s expos. New York International Auto Show. The New York International Auto Show takes place at the Jacob Javits Convention Center from April 18 to April 28. Washington Auto Show.

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Event lead management company Akkroo acquired by Integrate

Event Industry News

Integrate’s customers will now be able to benefit from Akkroo’s innovative way of capturing and processing event leads in real time, helping personalise the lead follow-up and accelerate pipeline-to-revenue from in-person trade shows, conferences and events.

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10 Corporate Event Marketing Ideas


Get inspired by these 10 corporate event marketing ideas that go beyond the typical trade show booth. Here are 10 creative corporate event marketing ideas that will transform your event strategy beyond the traditional trade show booth. Road Shows.

4 Major Industry Players and Moves


Rocha, who has worked with a variety of organizations, currently is the CEO and owner of Space67 Productions, as well as trade show director of The Sabor Latino Food Industry Trade Show, the only Latin food trade show in Los Angeles. Lilly Rocha.

Interviews with Planners - Harris Schanhaut


He has been published numerous times in trade magazines, and has been a speaker at industry events since 2003. Schanhaut was a co-chair of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Greater New York Chapter’s Strategic Partnership Committee, which was named Committee of the Year.

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Paper Trail Leads to the National Stationery Show

PCMA Convene

The National Stationery Show is more than a correspondence course. 3–6 edition of the National Stationery Show (NSS) would agree. This summer, the New York–based conference will roll out its second event in 2019.

Cannabis Moves Into the Mainstream Meetings World

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An October 2018 Pew Research poll showed that 62% of Americans approve of legalizing pot use, with nearly three-fourths of millennials giving weed the green thumbs-up.

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2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide


Trade Shows - Trade shows give companies in a specific industry the opportunity to showcase their products and services. Whereas most conferences are open to the public, trade shows usually require a screening process for buyers, company reps, and press.

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8 Conventions You Won’t Want to Miss this Year


Morial Convention Center, New Orleans. New Orleans is always a popular meetings destination, and this year it should be off the charts because the city is celebrating its 300th birthday. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans. 2–3, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York City.

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Empower Your Event Team and Energize Your Event with These Trends

Endless Events

Also, don’t forget to help them learn new skills by investing in their training, which will benefit everyone including the business. US Convention Centers Break New Ground. New York’s Jacob K. Tech Trends for Your Next Trade Show.

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Event Jobs | March 2018

Event Leadership Institute

Conference & Event Specialist | Yale University | New Haven, CT. Trade Show & Events Coordinator | B&R | Roswell, GA. Event Manager | Hyatt Hotels Corporation | New Orleans, LA. Operations Manager | BBC Destination Management, A Global DMC Partner | New Orleans, LA. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York. Venue Logistics Manager | FIRST | New York, NY. Event Planning & Production Intern | FIRST | New York, NY.

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Top 11 Event Types for Achieving Business Goals


The goal of most corporate events is to find new and creative ways to provide entertainment or rewards, showcase new products and services, and establish or deepen business relationships. Trade Shows / Expos.

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Top Events to Attend in 2018 - For Event Professionals


If you are hosting an event management conference or trade-show, or if you know of any others that didn't make the list, let us know! AEP | January 29 | New Orleans, LA. The Special Event | January 30-February 1 | New Orleans, LA. NPC18 | April 21-24 | New Orleans, LA. The Meetings Show | June 27-28 | London, UK. The Event Planner Expo | October 2-3 | New York City, NY. IAEE Expo | December 11-13 | New Orleans, LA. #SaveTheDate!

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A Preview of the Las Vegas Convention Center Expansion

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To give a scope of the renovation’s importance, consider that in 2016, Las Vegas hosted nearly 22,000 meetings, conventions and trade shows, which directly supported an estimated 54,800 jobs paying $2.3 The idea is to maintain current business and attract new events.

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Experience the Extraordinary Lancaster County Convention Center

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Providing more than 90,000 square feet of combined space for conventions, events, and trade shows, this $177-million integrated facility is ideal for groups ranging in size from five to 5,000 in a location that is convenient to northeast metropolitan cities—but not as demanding on your event budget.

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Event Jobs | January 2018

Event Leadership Institute

Conference & Event Specialist | Yale University | New Haven, CT. Trade Show Operations Manager | Urban Expositions | Trumbull, CT. Event Manager | Hyatt Hotels Corporation | New Orleans, LA. Events Specialist | Marriott International | New Orleans, LA. Events Specialist | Sheraton Hotels & Resorts | New Orleans, LA. Event Services Coordinator, Events and Protocol | University of New Orleands | New Orleans, LA. New Jersey.

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Be the Change You Want to See in the Events Industry


You were president of the New York chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPIGNY) until your term ended last month. At a trade show outside New York City, the power went out just as registration was opening.

New Meeting Chairs Take Charge at Anaheim Marriott

Smart Meetings

The chair actually made its big debut nearly two years ago at HX: The Hotel Experience in New York City in November 2016, but Anaheim Marriott is the first to put them to use in the United States. This is a totally new way of looking at function seating.

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