Cover Stories and Top Headlines from 2011
This year has been quite the rollercoaster for the tradeshow industry. From the upswing in business, the growth of companies all over the world, the settling of legal disputes and the introduction of several new trends, the 2011 show floor was obviously the place to be.
New conference debuts for the event logistics industry
Your company has decided to exhibit at an International tradeshow. It is taking place in Brazil, China or India, or possibly a tour of all three. It can certainly be a daunting task when faced with the various customs requirements, documentation or special handling your shipment may require such as over-time deliveries, lifting of heavy equipment, or accessible storage during your event.
Evolving from “booth babe” to exhibit staff
To attendees, tradeshow models are just the attractive people who hand out information, samples and swag at booths. However, tocertain exhibiting companies, these models are supposed to represent an extension of their sales staff.
First secretary of Homeland Security to address disaster conference
Key players comment on Chicago labor agreement
The heads of the five Chicago convention families have reached an unprecedented agreement on litigation challenging the implementation of work rule reform. These new practices go into effect November 1.
Woman-owned businesses coming to power
In an industry where most businesses are owned and operated by men, it is easy to overlook woman-owned companies. Most professionals, when searching for an exhibit designer or furniture provider, don’t even think about the difference between doing business with a woman-owned company versus a predominately male one.
ACCESS 2011: Highlights, award winners and photographs
ACCESS 2011, the Exhibit Designers and Producers Association’s (EDPA) Annual Conference and Showcase, recently ended its three-day run at the J.W. Marriot Las Vegas Resort and Spa. And although the final numbers are not yet known, the conference got off to a fast start, reaching 300 attendees much earlier than last year.