Posts Tagged ‘tradeshow’

Wow-Worthy Moments from IMEX America

Posted on: October 22nd, 2018 by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

For any event manager who loves a good exhibit hall that seems to stretch for miles, wants to meet up with old and new friends, or simply enjoys learning, the IMEX America event in sunny Las Vegas is always a treat. This year’s show was as fantastic as always. Here are some of our favorite wow-worthy moments.


Three Event Planning Certifications Every Event Management Professional Should Seek

Posted on: October 22nd, 2018 by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

It’s no secret that differentiating your legitimate event management experience can be difficult for those who aren’t as familiar with the meetings and hospitality industry. One of the best ways to demonstrate your value is through certifications. By applying for (and acquiring) recognition from the relevant industry groups, you can show that your expertise or agency meets a higher standard than much of the competition. You can show people why they should choose you over someone else.

And as an

3 Ways to Improve Your Sponsorship Program

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

What seasoned event managers know is that the two most important things you’ll need to pull off your event are permission and money. Whether you’re a non-profit organization raising money for charity or a company trying to build a profitable event – or anything in between – you can’t get your event off the ground without the proper strategy and tactics in place. 


2018 Preview: What Event Planners Say Will Matter Most This Year

Posted on: January 29th, 2018 by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

Last year it was technology. This year, it’s technology AND security (data and actual), weather, and the economy weighing on event planners mind.

We’ve pulled together top preview lists from some of the most-read event profs websites out there so you can position your 2018 event predictions against the industry.


How to Choose an Effective Event Hashtag

Posted on: July 28th, 2017 by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

Pathable loves hearing from planners and suppliers in the field. Today Teagen, a planner with Shop4Pop in the United Kingdom, is sharing insights about how to choose an effective event hashtag. Have a worthwhile event management strategy or tactic you’d love to share with our audience? Send us a note and let’s chat! 

Choosing an Event Hashtag 

Social media can have a profound effect on the number of attendees at an event. With hashtagging features making it even easier to

How to Bring in Big-Name Speakers on a Low-Dollar Budget

Posted on: April 19th, 2017 by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey

Big-name or celebrity speakers can be a registration draw for your next association or corporate event. However, money is tight and times are tough. Meeting registration is down, and the budget isn’t available for that big-name professional speaker you want to bring to your meeting. If you find a speaker you’d love to invite but can’t quite swing the fee, you may want to try negotiation. Laura Stack, CSP, CPAE shares how to hire speakers when working with a low-dollar event budget.