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How to Tame the Trade Show Circus - Part 2 By Emily Griesser, Director of Conferences & Meetings In part one, we covered what goes into the pre-trade show planning process, including determining the size and scope of the program, the logistics of the layout and schedule, and what needs to be communicated to exhibitors in order to give them a positive [...]
How to Tame the Trade Show Circus - Part 1 By Emily Griesser, Director of Conferences & Meetings It’s well known in this industry that planners need to be skilled at juggling a variety of tasks when it comes to events, conferences and meetings. Trade shows, however, take that to the next level. To continue with the imagery of a juggler, [...]
metroConnections announces new hires, promotions (MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.) – June 6, 2016 – metroConnections, Inc. – an award-winning conference, event, stage production and transportation services firm – has announced a number of promotions and new additions to their Event, Production, Conference and Transportation Services teams. Madelyn Arthur joined the Event Services team in March of this year, where she serves [...]
Avoid a Malfunction: Wardrobe Tips and Tricks for Presenters By Heidi Foels, Producer, Production Services Whether you have made a career out of keynote speaking or you are stepping on stage for the first time in years, there are many factors that need to fall into place for a well-done presentation. Is the lighting just right? Will the attendees [...]
Unconventional Planning Ideas to Help You Survive By Don Ball, Co-founder of COCO Let’s face it: organizing events might be one of the hardest jobs out there. You bring in great speakers, amazing food, decorate the place to the hilt – and you still see some attendees more engrossed in their cellphones than the event. What does it take [...]