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Inheriting an Event Team

Inheriting an Event Team

Posted on August 2, 2016 in MC2 Insights

If building the right event team isn’t challenging enough, imagine how difficult it can be to inherit an event team that already existed long before you took over the reins.

8 Habits of Highly Ineffective Staffers

Posted on November 5, 2013 in Events & Meetings

And what you can do about them by Charles Pappas Having great exhibit staff can produce great results. Unfortunately, the converse is also true: Staffers who behave inappropriately can sabotage your best efforts. But there are some things you can do to stop this bad […]

The Uncomfort Zone

Posted on May 8, 2013 in Get More Done

When creativity kicks in by Robert Evans Wilson, Jr. – Job Journal As an event/exhibit professional, you’re expected to be creative. But with a busy work schedule and focusing on the details of your job, you may find yourself neglecting your creative side. Do you […]

A Before-and-After Scenario

Posted on March 4, 2013 in On the Show Floor

Why pre- and post-show activities are so important by Michael Hughes – Expo What happens on the show floor is crucial to your success. For that reason, most exhibit and event professionals spend a great deal of time planning for those precious hours when visitors […]

The Intangibles

Posted on January 5, 2013 in Events & Meetings

Dealing with the RFP nightmare by Bob Milam – EXHIBITOR If you deal with the same suppliers for a while, you feel comfortable with them. They know what you want and what you mean when you say something. You may have even developed your own […]

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 […]

Flooring FAQs

Posted on November 7, 2012 in Events & Meetings

A carpet primer for you and your booth by Candy Adams — EXHIBITOR Initially, you may think of carpeting as how well its color goes with the rest of your booth. But, in reality, it serves a variety of purposes: providing a more comfortable surface […]

The Tablets Have Turned

Posted on September 5, 2012 in Events & Meetings

Five functions to use in your exhibit by Kelli Billstein – EXHIBITOR Complexity is synonymous with exhibiting. But every once in a while, a new way to simplify the process and your life appears. And this time, you probably have it right at hand. It’s […]

Techno Files

Posted on April 3, 2012 in On the Show Floor

Three more techno tools that are transforming your world by Charles Pappas – EXHIBITOR The technology world is changing the way America does business. And that includes the members of the exhibit/event industry. So, what’s new for 2012? How about novel ways to attract and […]

Illegible Leads

Posted on February 19, 2012 in On the Show Floor

How to get the info you really need by Bob Milam – EXHIBITOR Participating — or putting on an event — has one goal above all others: getting those all-important leads. But why is it that so often, after your best efforts, those leads aren’t […]

The Missing Freight Maze

Posted on June 29, 2011 in On the Show Floor

Six steps for tracking it down by Candy Adams – EXHIBITOR You’ve worked for months, getting everything together for a big show. You’ve found the right shipping company, prepared the paperwork far in advance and dotted all the I’s and crossed all the T’s. But […]