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ARCHIVES: 2012

Holiday Party Fouls Die Hard

Posted on December 10, 2012 in Your Career

Eat, drink and be wary by Tom Musbach – monster.com The holidays are here, and with them come the parties. But hold on. While it might be OK to let go and go a little crazy at a gathering with friends, this kind of behavior […]

Value of Shows and Events

Posted on December 9, 2012 in Events & Meetings, Features

Looking at it from a sales perspective by Keith Reznick, President, Creative Training Solutions Among the many challenges show and event managers face, one of the most daunting is gaining support from salespeople and sales management prior to, at and after a show or event. […]

Stop Making Career Excuses

Posted on December 9, 2012 in Your Career

What’s really holding you back? by Deborah Brown-Volkman – Job Journal It’s not rare to be unhappy — from time to time — about how your career is progressing. But if you feel this way more often than not, it may be time for some […]

Is Working Hard Working for You?

Posted on December 8, 2012 in Get More Done

If not, here’s how to work smarter by Robert Half International – Career Builder With an economy that just refuses to get noticeably better, you may find yourself taking on extra duties, working harder and putting in longer hours. While you may want to be […]

Stop Having Pointless Meetings

Posted on December 7, 2012 in Get More Done

Three tips to remember by Susan Ricker – jobs.aol.com Most people hate having yet another meeting. They have other things to do and, all too often, see getting together as a waste of time. So, if you’re the one in charge of a project, how […]

Don’t Get Stuck with the Cost of Unused Rooms

Posted on December 6, 2012 in Events & Meetings

Don’t Get Stuck with the Cost of Unused Rooms Attrition reduction strategies by D. Benson Tesdhal – Successful Meetings Once upon a time, arranging attendee accommodations was relatively easy. Negotiate the best deal with the hotel, book a block of rooms and provide the information […]

Rental Rundown

Posted on December 5, 2012 in Events & Meetings

What to do when buying an exhibit isn’t a good idea by Candy Adams – EXHIBITOR Owning an exhibit makes sense if you’re going to use it over and over again. But what if you need an exhibit for just one or two shows? That’s […]

What does success look like?

Posted on November 13, 2012 in Metrics & More

by Ed Jones Measurement Tip #18 Characteristics of a very successful trade show marketing program A client recently asked me to detail the characteristics of the company’s trade show program that set it apart from others in its industry. So I am sharing these as […]

Writing Skills

Posted on November 12, 2012 in Your Career

And why they’re so important by Dawn Rosenberg McKay — about.com We’ve all heard the expression, “You are what you eat.” But in the business world, you may be what you write, especially in this era where emails are often your main means of communication […]

Designing Value into Your Exhibit

Posted on November 11, 2012 in Features

Using value engineering for exceptional results by MC² Northeast Division President Rick Rubio Whether you’re purchasing your company’s first custom exhibit or you’re updating an existing property, the challenges are the same. In the face of increasingly sophisticated competition, you must develop unique exhibits and […]

Hate those Business Professionals Gatherings?

Posted on November 11, 2012 in Your Career

Five networking tips for better results by Young Entrepreneur Council — jobs.aol.com Networking at a business event can be nerve-wracking. You want to get out there and meet people who may help your career now or in the future, but you don’t want to come […]