Case Study: Sea-Air-Space

Plan It, but Will They Come? The anticipation couldn’t have been higher before the early August Sea-Air-Space convention in National Harbor, Maryland. The host facility – the spacious Gaylord National Harbor – had just reopened the month before. But would people really show up? What with the emergence of the delta variant on the minds … Continue reading Case Study: Sea-Air-Space

Case Study: NCVH 2021 Annual Conference

Earlier this summer, the CustomNEWS team returned to live events, with the publication of a conference newspaper at the New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) conference at the Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans, LA. CustomNEWS has been producing "What's on the Horizon?," the conference's official daily newspaper, since 2010. Over the years, the publication has become a go-to … Continue reading Case Study: NCVH 2021 Annual Conference

Showcase Photos and Videos in Your Show Daily

A show daily can be much more than a one-off print vehicle. Producing a post-conference digital issue creates a tool for sharing conference news, photos and videos to a wide audience - while only needing to direct them to one site. Editorial content can include stories that already appeared in your onsite publications, as well … Continue reading Showcase Photos and Videos in Your Show Daily

Sometimes, it’s Personal…

By Tim Mercer, Vice President, CustomNEWS, Inc. When the Pulse nightclub massacre happened in Orlando this past June, there was an international outpouring of shock, sadness and compassion. One of CustomNEWS’ show daily clients, the American Library Association (ALA), was to hold its annual conference in the Florida city only a couple of weeks later. … Continue reading Sometimes, it’s Personal…

Show Daily Writers Provide Fresh Perspective

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

This Year’s Popular Posts…

We’re excited to announce that our blog has had more than 1,400 visitors and 3,300 views in the past 16 months. Here’s a look at the top 5 blog posts so far in 2016: Are You Printing a Program Book Because You Think You Have To?: With rising printing costs, a transition to mobile apps and … Continue reading This Year’s Popular Posts…

Putting the Fun Back in Social Media

A recent Collison Media & Events webinar focused on social media – and how to make it fun again. We took away some helpful tips from the engaging discussion between Stephanie Davis Smith, Kelsey Ogletree and Natalie Dupuis about how to get the most from our social media platforms. Social Media: Overall Value and Approach … Continue reading Putting the Fun Back in Social Media

Link Share Friday – November 20, 2015

We’re mixing up today’s Link Share Friday post, and sharing links to some of our recent projects to highlight the many unique offerings of a show daily. And scroll down for our blog posts about the many benefits of show dailies: ACCP Global Conference News Click here to read the Tuesday issue, which includes: Session … Continue reading Link Share Friday – November 20, 2015