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
Tim Mercer & Jenn Waters look forward to meeting attendees in Chicago during the ASAE Annual Meeting. Together, Tim & Jenn have more than 40 years of experience in the show daily business. Be sure to stop by booth #905 to say hello and learn more about what show dailies offer your attendees, exhibitor and … Continue reading Visit CustomNEWS at #ASAE18
What a great year we had! After launching our blog two years ago, 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 2018, we wanted to look back at our most-read posts and pages in 2017: CustomNEWS Case … Continue reading Looking Back: Top Posts of 2017!
Earlier this year, Jenn Waters, Assistant Publisher, CustomNEWS, presented during ASAE's Marketing, Membership and Communications Conference on the role that print still has at conferences. (View her case studies here). Shortly after the conference, Melanie Powers shared her top take-aways, 3 Content Lessons from ASAE’s Marketing, Membership and Communications Conference. Her first take-away related … Continue reading Recommended Reading: 3 Content Lessons from ASAE’s #MMCCon, via @MelEdits
Do you create great content, then wonder, why isn't anyone reading it? It could be because they don't know it's out there. Here's a great post from the Content Marketing Institute, 7 Promotion Tactics to Get Your Content Noticed. Almost all of these suggestions can be applied to your conference content, whether it's being generated … Continue reading Recommended Reading: Promoting Content
We’re excited to announce that our blog has had more than 2,200 visitors and 3,900 views since its launch two years ago. Here’s a look at the top 5 blog posts so far in 2017: Showcase Photos and Videos in Your Show Daily: A show daily can be much more than a one-off print vehicle. Producing … Continue reading Have You Read these Posts?
Making the experience painless - and beneficial - for attendees can be a challenging job. Here's a great article from @SmoothThePath with some common problems attendees and exhibitors may face, and some suggestions on how to overcome them, The Problems Attendees Experience at Conferences. A few ways a show daily can help: Tips for First-time … Continue reading Recommended Reading: Attendee Problems
Higher attendance? More exhibitors? Growth in sponsorship revenue? There are so many ways to measure an event's success - here's a great article from SmartMeetings, 6 Ways to Measure an Event's Success? Here's a quick look at how a show daily can play a role/impact some of these measurements. Social Media: Not everyone's on social … Continue reading Recommend Reading: Event Metrics
Stagnant is never good, especially when you're talking about numbers. Increasing conference attendance takes work, especially as travel budgets are cut and you are competing with your competitors for the same attendees. Standing out from the crowd starts with content - you must offer them something they aren't going to find at another organization's event. … Continue reading Recommended Reading: Growing Attendance