PORT ORANGE, Fla. — Attendees sporting colour-coded bracelets might be the new normal for tradeshows and large-scale events of the future. Entrepreneurs who made their debut on Shark Tank, have just launched their next idea that serves the tradeshow and events industry: Social Bands. Social Bands are colour-coded bracelets that allow users to silently communicate their social distancing … Read More about Social Bands: The new normal for large events?
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TORONTO, Ont. – To give 2020 Hall of Fame inductees the reception they deserve, CMEExpo organizers have decided to celebrate them at CMEExpo 2021. CMEExpo 2020 was formally cancelled last month, so celebrating inductees this year, in person, would not be possible. “In order to celebrate the Hall of Fame inductees properly, we have decided to postpone their celebrations to CMEExpo 2021,” … Read More about CMEExpo announces Hall of Fame update
In order to get to know our Hall of Famers better, CMEExpo will be interviewing inductees one by one after their induction. These interviews have been lightly edited and condensed for clarity. Name: Francois Brunet Inducted in: 2019 Category: Industry Volunteer Currently working as: Chairman, D.E. Systems CMEExpo: Tell us a little bit about your … Read More about Getting to know our Hall of Famers – Francois Brunet
Diversity is more than ensuring your employees tick different ethnicity boxes. In fact, there's a lot more you can do as an employer to make sure your workplace is diverse and inclusive. Check out this Forbes article for six tips to inspire you to do better by clicking here. … Read More about How to create a workplace that inspires diversity and inclusion
MONTREAL – Canada’s two largest air carriers, Air Canada and WestJet, announced late last week that it would end current physical distancing policies on flights starting July 1. Their announcements came as a reply to changes with international travel guidelines. Starting on July 1, Air Canada and WestJet said they would drop their seat distancing policies and be booking flights at normal … Read More about Air Canada, WestJet to end physical distancing policies starting July 1
In order to get to know our Hall of Famers better, CMEExpo will be interviewing inductees one by one after their induction. These interviews have been lightly edited and condensed for clarity. Name: Bettyanne Sherrer Inducted in: 2019 Category: The Big Idea Currently working as: Principal, ProPlan Conferences & Events CMEExpo: Tell us a little bit about your journey … Read More about Getting to know our Hall of Famers – Bettyanne Sherrer
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- IMEX America, which was set to take place at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas from September 15-17, has been cancelled. Ray Bloom, chairman, and Carina Bauer, CEO, IMEX Group announced the cancellation on the event’s website today, stating that global lockdown and travel restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic are to blame. Bloom and Bauer released a joint … Read More about IMEX America 2020 cancelled
DALLAS, Texas -- The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) released a white paper recently titled, Essential Considerations for Safely Reopening Exhibitions and Events, Version One, to provide information for exhibition and event organizers when planning for and producing an exhibition during a pandemic. “Although we are eager to get back to our usual face-to-face business … Read More about IAEE publishes white paper on considerations for safely reopening events
TORONTO, Ont. – After careful consideration and consultation with the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), we, Newcom Media, have made the difficult decision to cancel the Canadian Meetings + Events Expo this coming August. Delivering a safe and successful CMEExpo during this time is our top priority and it has become clear that doing so will not be possible as the fight against COVID-19 … Read More about CMEExpo 2020 cancelled
The handshake is a traditional greeting that dates all the way back to the 5th century B.C. But in light of COVID-19, and many health officials are warning to avoid handshakes to prevent the spread. Check out this Time article that investigates what could replace this ancient greeting we are all so used to. … Read More about What will replace the handshake in a post-pandemic world?