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As 2011 comes to a close, IAEE would like to wish its members, partners, and other industry professionals a safe and happy holiday season. As we reflect on the past year for the industry, we would like to provide the readers of the Industry News a look at the most accessed articles from the year. Our regular publication will resume Monday, Jan. 9, 2012.


10 Common Mistakes Event Planners Make
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From June 6, 2011: Technology and social media are changing the way we produce, plan and promote events. Here is a quick summary of common errors made when planning an event. More

12-Plus Meetings Technology Trends to Watch for 2012
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From Sept. 26, 2011: The rate of technology change is increasing. Meetings and trade show technology continues to advance with technology products becoming better, cheaper and easier to use. Innovation is bubbling with new options. Here are some of the major meetings and trade show technology trends to watch for this coming year. More

Exhibition Planners Struggle With Social Media Marketing
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From May 16, 2011: Strategic use of social media and market research are the major marketing concerns facing association meeting planners and exhibition organizers in gaining attendees, according to a survey conducted for the Attendee Acquisition Roundtable. Ironically, they are two functions that most trade show organizers do not outsource. More

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5 Trends in Managing Events On-site
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From June 13, 2011: Connecting with others is easier than ever with today's technologies, and knowing how to leverage them can help improve the efficiency of your next event. Here are five trends we are seeing in managing events. More

St. Louis...All Within Reach

St. Louis is a place where history and imagination collide, and the result is a Midwestern destination filled with one-of-a-kind attractions, restaurants, shops and adventures.

LinkedIn Opens Up Groups to Event Websites
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From July 18, 2011: In a staggering move, LinkedIn opened up its API allowing Group owners to integrate Groups to their websites. Adding a community to your event website has never been easier. More

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6 Reasons Why You Should Use QR Codes for Your Next Event
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From March 28, 2011: It's really amazing what a person can accomplish when they have the right tools or resources for the task at hand. Such is the case with mobile devices. More
Monroeville Convention Center Welcomes You

The Monroeville Convention Center, Western Pennsylvania’s newest convention center with 100,584 square feet of exhibition space, is located in the heart of Monroeville. In addition to an excellent convention facility, Monroeville offers many popular hotels, fine restaurants and bustling shopping districts. Once you visit, you’ll remember: Greater Monroeville, Greater Opportunities. MORE
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When It Pays to Spend on Trade Shows
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From April 18, 2011: Although webinars and virtual online trade shows have become popular in recent years, and serve a marketing purpose, they are not replacements for face-to-face events, says Bill Sell, vice-president and general manager of CrossTech Media, a Boston company that owns and manages 20 business and professional conferences. "People have been doing in-person selling since the medieval village marketplace and it is never going to be wiped out." More

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YouTube Introduces Live Streaming for Events
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From April 25, 2011: In a long awaited move YouTube introduced a live streaming service, specifically designed for events. How is it going to impact your event? More

5 Working Secrets to Event Marketing Through Facebook!
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From April 4, 2011: These days, regardless of what type and size of an event you are hosting, it is important to promote it on Facebook. Due to its ease of use, low cost and accessibility, Facebook is popular with just about everyone -- from all generations! To make the most out of Facebook, you need to first set up an event page, and then follow our five valuable secrets to a great Facebook event page. More

Proximity Will Change Events for Good
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From May 9, 2011: Proximity is the latest buzzword in the app arena. This post looks at how proximity will impact the way we plan, consume and promote events. Dear reader, location is so 2008. Proximity is where the fun is at. What is Proximity anyway? More


IAEE Industry News Available Through MultiBriefs App
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IAEE understands the need to deliver timely, relevant news to its members. In partnering with MultiBriefs to create the IAEE Industry News, the association committed itself to providing updates on a weekly basis. The IAEE Industry News is also available on the MultiBriefs app, available for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch in the App Store. Simply search "MultiBriefs" and download the app free of charge. After it is downloaded, you may add the IAEE feed. News is streamed into your iPhone or iPod Touch each week. Android phone users also may access the app by going to the Android Marketplace and searching "MultiBriefs" to access the Android version of the app.

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