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Month: June 2013

What You Don’t Know About Wi-Fi Access Can Hurt Your Meeting Attendees
Jun 05, 2013 by
  The Convention Industry Council (CIC) Standards Committee headed by MaryAnne Bobrow, President of Bobrow Associates, Inc., determined it doesn't make sense to send suppliers a Wi-Fi RFP form because technology is changing at such a rapid pace. It is better to enter a discussion about attendee, speaker and exhibitor needs while taking into account current and future technological enhancements. Here is an excerpt of what Bobrow shared in a recent CMP Today article and some observations on...
Another Trade Show Trend? Five Fantastic Benefits of a Hosted Buyer Program
Jun 03, 2013 by
Hosted Buyer programs have been catching some traction over the last couple of years. Rather than luring attendees to your booth with giveaways and contests, this system allows "buyers"  (attendees) and "sellers" (exhibitors) to sit across from each other and talk one-on-one for an allotted time period.  According to Smith Bucklin, this is how the system works:    Once a hosted buyer has agreed to attend the show, he or she must commit to make and ...

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