Headed To #ExpoExpo? So Are We!

CustomNEWS is looking forward to exhibiting at Expo Expo. We hope you’ll stop by our booth, #1402, to learn about the many benefits of show dailies. These are no longer “one-off” publications read and discarded at a conference. Show dailies share conference news and highlights with a wide audience through print, email and social media … Continue reading Headed To #ExpoExpo? So Are We!

Show Daily Flies Off Shelf as Attendees Seek Printed Schedule

Mobile apps put so much information at an attendee's fingertips - session descriptions, speaker listings and much more. But what happens when they know where they need to be, but cannot remember the room number? Attendees want something in print format that they can quickly refer to - as opposed to having to pull out … Continue reading Show Daily Flies Off Shelf as Attendees Seek Printed Schedule

Recommended Reading: 14 Ways Exhibitors Can Get the Most Out of Your Show

Exhibitors play a key role at conferences. They provide necessary financial support, but also draw in attendees. Your audience wants to be the first to hear about new products and have an opportunity to discuss challenges they are facing with someone who could help. Is your organization doing enough to help exhibitors maximize their decision … Continue reading Recommended Reading: 14 Ways Exhibitors Can Get the Most Out of Your Show

Apps; sure . . . But where are the maps?

(This post was originally published by TSNN on September 20, http://tsnn.com/blog/apps-sure-where-are-maps.) My mom and I were making our way through her favorite supermarket recently, when she said to me, “We should have picked up a directory.” Although my mom has been coming to this store for more than 20 years, the store’s ongoing remodel had … Continue reading Apps; sure . . . But where are the maps?

Recommended Reading: How to Help Your Attendees Convince Their Bosses to Let Them Attend

Factors driving attendance at your conference can sometimes include those outside your control - that's why so many conferences include attendee justification letters on their event's homepage and in marketing materials. Check out this timely article from MeetingsNet, How to Help Your Attendees Convince Their Bosses to Let Them Attend But how do you get … Continue reading Recommended Reading: How to Help Your Attendees Convince Their Bosses to Let Them Attend

Case Study: Print and Video Working Together

Adding a video component to your conference's communications strategy is no longer out-of-reach. Rather, it's now both a necessary component and great marketing tool. But how do you get started? Do you hire a videographer or contract a video production company? You may be surprised by our suggestion - talk to your show daily publisher. … Continue reading Case Study: Print and Video Working Together

Recommended Reading: Video Content on a Budget

Like many things, video production is something thought to be very expensive. But this LinkedIn post from Megan Van Petten, Create Amazing Video Content on a Budget, shows you that's no longer the case. Show Dailies Support Multiple Mediums Show dailies are no longer just a print publication that's read onsite then recycled. CustomNEWS has carved out … Continue reading Recommended Reading: Video Content on a Budget

Show Dailies Support Event Technology, Generate Non-Dues Revenue

For the past two years, CustomNEWS has produced the chapter newsletter for the PCMA New England Chapter. A digital version is sent out via email and posted to social media. We recently wrote about show daily publications for the fall issue. We looked at why organizations should keep printing, and how show dailies and mobile … Continue reading Show Dailies Support Event Technology, Generate Non-Dues Revenue

Recommended Reading: Growing Attendance

An event's success can be defined in different ways, but strong attendance numbers are a must. While it may not be realistic to expect strong growth every year, you don't want to see a drop off. That could mean they are turning to other organizations for education, and not yours! This post from MemberClicks, From #ASAE17: … Continue reading Recommended Reading: Growing Attendance