Planning for the Hybrid Experience

How will you welcome virtual attendees at your next live event? Live events will return, that we're sure of. When? Who knows. Will they look the same, pre-COVID? Probably not. Welcoming back live events will not be easy. After losing millions due to cancelled events, venues need to look at what is needed to welcome … Continue reading Planning for the Hybrid Experience

How a Show Daily Saves Limbs . . . and Lives

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

Blog Round Up: Advertising/Non-Dues Revenue

Non-dues revenue is always a hot topic in the associations arena, but also a delicate topic - as the offerings need to be positioned as assets to the organization, not just money-makers. A show daily delivers on all accounts: Provides a wealth of content that showcases the news and highlights of a conference, in stories, … Continue reading Blog Round Up: Advertising/Non-Dues Revenue

Creating Year-Round Content: Start with the Opening Keynote

Over the next few months, we’ll write about ways to generate different types of content from a show daily article/conference event. We’re going to work under the assumption that you have a show daily editorial team onsite (at least one photographer and reporter) covering sessions. Keynote Recaps: Discuss your expectations/needs with your show daily reporter … Continue reading Creating Year-Round Content: Start with the Opening Keynote

Looking Back: Top 10 Posts of 2016!

What a great year we had! After launching our blog last year, it continues to grow in scope and has become a great resource on conference communications for the meetings industry. As we plan out our posts for 2016, we wanted to look back at our most-read posts in 2016: Digital Marketing: It Starts with Print … Continue reading Looking Back: Top 10 Posts of 2016!

A Show Daily is the Solution

Do any of these scenarios apply to your organization? We want to print fewer, but not completely eliminate, onsite printed materials at our conference. Our conference program looks great, but we have to print a last-minute addendum because the program’s produced four weeks in advance. Our staff is stretched with onsite responsibilities, but we need … Continue reading A Show Daily is the Solution