What does Global Exhibitions Day mean?
As reported by UFI, we collectively:
- Create over 31,000 exhibitions every year
- Welcome over 260 million visitors worldwide
- Annually Employ over 680,000 full time staff
- Have a value of $55 billion globally
They're some big numbers. And you should be excited by them.
We at N200|GES embrace our next generation with passion. From supporting the home-grown talent of the industry via EN 30 Under Thirty type initiatives, to supporting those taking their first step by working with Coventry University, we are passionate about helping to educate, enthuse and inspire our future industry with real life examples, practices and experience within our exciting sector.
Congratulations EN 30 Under Thirty class of 2016 – we look forward to an incredible future working together with you.
09-May-2016Spring, it's a little bit late this year, but it doesn't mean you should leave it to the last minute to refresh your data!
11-Apr-2016Facebook Live launched last week. Avoiding sharing our lunches live with people, how can we use this free tool better for our events?
Augmented reality and Virtual reality.
It's being talked about everywhere you look. You only need to go back a couple of weeks to Mobile World Congress and the image of Mark Zuckerberg walking the aisles of a packed conference room with everyone encased in a headset combining the virtual with the real world, to see how popular this movement is.
So often pre show comms focus on visitor retention. But when did you last share a bit of love with your exhibitors, asks N200|GES's Gerard Conway.
12-Feb-2016Clearly the 1/2/3 day format isn’t dead. It’s the standard of what most exhibitions offer. But, more and more they’re evolving into “weeks”. And not typically extended days of the exhibition being open, but more the growth of peripheral events / activity based around the week that event runs.
Nobody likes repeating themselves, especially when the original task took time, effort and a lot of thought.
When it comes to registration don’t start from scratch each time. Save time and use the best template available to you; clone your existing registration form.
Do we really need to know the “Next Big Thing”? Are the “Next Little Things” actually more important?25-Jan-2016
Sometimes I don’t understand why we’re always so obsessed with identifying the Next Big Thing, why can’t we be happy with the Next Little Things.
19-Jan-2016So this morning, Twitter went down (it still is at the time of writing). Run for the hills. Burn the witches. Grab the nuclear fallout bag. Or not, maybe go and make a cuppa instead. But for some, it could be an issue.
14-Dec-2015Writing about trends for the next year is tricky. What even is a trend? Hear what we think might be coming next in 2016.
At a number of recent exhibition industry conferences, there was some interesting top level research shown to the delegates.