Has your event already been postponed due to COVID-19? Or are you developing contingencies in hopes that your summer or fall event can move forward, but know things may be different? As show daily producers, the CustomNEWS team works with associations of many different shapes and sizes to support their communications and marketing efforts. From … Continue reading Preparing for Events, Post-COVID-19
Show dailies enhance conventions in many ways; but few have had the impact of one published by the organizers of the New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) Annual Conference. First, a bit of history. During NCVH 2013, a CustomNEWS show daily reporter attended a session in which a speaker described the impact that attending NCVH had … Continue reading How a Show Daily Saves Limbs . . . and Lives
Exhibitors invest in your organization when they exhibit at your conference. Could a stand-alone exhibitor guide add more value then including this information in the back of the program book? Here's a few reasons we think it would: Reduces your program book expenses. Ask about our royalty model and receive a free exhibit guide! A … Continue reading Stand-alone Exhibitor Guides Add Value
We produce show dailies for a lot of very different organizations, and we're always looking for ways to expand the reach of our publications while also offering more value to both our advertisers (exhibitors) and the association. CustomNEWS will send out a daily email that features show daily links, includes conference photos and highlights news … Continue reading Email Slideshow: Another Way to Promote Conference News!
We produce show dailies for a lot of very different organizations, thus the content in each publication is slightly different. Here's a look at some examples included in this year's projects. Check out our slideshow for some suggestions on what content could be featured in your show daily: see something that fits with your meeting? … Continue reading Show Daily Content Slideshow: Photos, News and More!
How is it already September? Time flies, for sure! Here's a look back at our most popular posts of the year, so far. Check back in December to see what our year-end results are. Digital Marketing: It Starts with Print: Social media, email and the Internet deliver news to a wide audience very quickly. All it … Continue reading Hot Topics on the CustomNEWS Blog
Last year I wrote a blog post about how your vendor-partners can work together to bring more to your conference. As we continue to expand our network, we're doing more to connect with other vendors that have services that our products complement, i.e. the conference mobile app. With increases in app usage rates and the … Continue reading Better Together: Do Print and Digital Create Stronger Conference Communications?
Did you know that attendees, exhibitors and the association will all benefit from having a conference show daily? Each may take away something different from the publication, but it will definitely raise the status of your event. Check out our blog posts for more on how each group would benefit: Five Ways Exhibitors Benefit from … Continue reading Everyone Benefits from a Show Daily
Show dailies usually include a lot of the same things – all valuable. Schedule changes, coverage of keynote speakers and interesting photography help showcase an association’s annual meeting to its attendees and members. But with input from member volunteer writers, the value and scope of show daily coverage can accomplish so much more. Recently one … Continue reading Show Daily Writers Provide Fresh Perspective