While it’s important that we get back to face-to-face interactions, it’s also necessary to provide an alternative like hybrid events. So, with so many new steps to implement in the transition from a completely in-person event to a hybrid event, we’ve laid out some important ones here to keep in mind when executing your next trade show.
Author: Briquelle Neyens
2020 was a year that none of us could have expected. Although the coronavirus pandemics’ impact on the event industry was not something that we had control over, it’s still our job to do what we can to pick up the pieces and help move forward. Here are a few quick tips for how you can start working on building and nurturing relationships for your business.
Wouldn’t it be nice if we could all still find some common ground and be on the same page when it comes time for different parts of the country to return to event networking? Thanks to Meetings Mean Business, the understanding of what’s going on around us to make events continue safely is becoming more of a reality.
With 63 years of shaping the future of avionics under their belt, the AEA International Convention & Trade Show was forced to postpone and eventually cancel their 2020 event. But the show was not over! See what AEA did to reroute and gear its efforts towards a safe show later in the year.
With trade shows slowly re-scheduling, exhibitors will need to figure out the best way to welcome attendees into their booths safely. To keep your booth feeling open, spacious, and uncluttered without having to increase your overall booth size, here are two exhibit elements to consider implementing at your next trade show.
The world might be ready to get back to business, but that doesn’t mean that some people won’t still be hesitant to travel, which includes to in-person trade shows and events. Here are five tips that will help you be as attentive as possible and show your attendees that you care about their well-being.
Hybrid events are becoming a new key strategy to success in the trade show world. Executing them well takes additional planning on top of your traditional trade show event, but that extra effort will definitely make an impact! Here is a list of content elements and tips you’ll need at your hybrid event.
While most trade shows are turning to a virtual platform for the time being as they delay rescheduling their in-person events, HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition has a rescheduled date set. See what they are doing to prepare for their live show and what the venue is doing to keep attendees safe.
As we head back into live events, we’ll see many changes in how each one is fulfilled. One very important aspect for exhibitors to prepare for is how attendees feel about stepping back into public spaces, specifically large events like trade shows. Read why it’s important to start contemplating hybrid events.
Although 2020 hasn’t been the year to come together or unite through in-person events, it makes us all more hopeful for 2021. Canceled shows have given organizers time to ponder and refocus on the experiences that they’re able to create for attendees and exhibitors. Read how the NAB Show is doing just that.
Currently, there is much anticipation for the trade show world to get back on its feet and return to business as usual. With many factors up in the air as event hosts continue to postpone, it’s easy to get discouraged. However, there are some signs pointing to a bright future ahead for events. Check out these highlights.
With this downtime before most trade shows resume, now is the perfect time to check in on your exhibit properties and determine if they are ready to go as is or if they may need some updates or repairs before they make another appearance. Here is a useful checklist when it comes to making sure that your exhibit is up to par.
With safety being top of mind as rescheduled trade show dates start approaching, the number one destination in the US for trade shows is showing the world that it’s well prepared. The Las Vegas Sands Expo Convention Center has united industry professionals and health experts to ensure best practices at future meetings, conventions, and trade shows. See how!
After having to cancel their 2020 trade show, the International Housewares Association took certain measures to ensure a safe and productive return for their 2021 event. See what steps they are taking for a successful show during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Has your business never exhibited at a face-to-face trade show before? Had you thought about exhibiting, but then restrictions due to the COVID pandemic shut down those plans? Been thinking about exhibiting at a trade show but not sure when things will be “back to normal”? Read why we recommend that you try a virtual trade show to prepare you.