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September 19, 2016
First Ever Research Helps Large Shows Attract & Engage Attendees
Exhibit City News

Lippman Connects, producer of Large Show Roundtable, announced that David Saef, executive...

August 25, 2016
Survey Finds Event Organizers Expect Growth in 2017
EXHIBITOR, August 2017

The results of a recent survey by Exhibit Surveys Inc. and...

May 12, 2016
GES SVP Dan Hilbert to Keynote Large Show Roundtable, June 30, Orlando

Instead of feeling threatened by the steady proliferation of proprietary corporate events,...

May 12, 2016
ECEF 2016 Adds Final Session, Event Organizers Should Embrace the Internet of Things

Rob Mesirow, who grew all the largest mobile technology shows in the...

May 09, 2016
Exhibition & Convention Executives Forum Sold Out In 15Th Year
IAEE OnPoint

For the first time in the event’s history, the Exhibition & Convention...

May 04, 2016
Exhibition & Convention Executives Forum Sold Out in 15th Year
Trade Show News Network Exhibition & Convention Executives Forum Sold Out in 15th Year ...

May 04, 2016
Exhibition World


When your event gathers C-level executives, you...

March 30, 2016
Exhibition industry resilient to economic turbulence, says Lippman
Exhibition World


In a sign that economic volatility is...

March 10, 2016
Survey Pegs Average Costs of Attendee Acquisition
Trade Show Executive

Washington, DC – Trade shows are spending more than $300,000 on average...

February 19, 2016
Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Stellar Speaker Line Up
TSNN Rachel Wimberly ...

November 06, 2015
Industry’s Exhibitor Retention Rate and Space Sales Solid in 2015
Trade Show Executive
Hil Anderson, Senior Editor Washington, DC – Exhibitors by and large remained loyal to...

October 29, 2015
CES' Karen Chupka to Keynote Exhibition & Convention Executives Forum
To celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum (ECEF), organizer Lippman...

September 17, 2015
TSE, Lippman Connects, and Exhibit Surveys Partner in Key Survey on Exhibit, Sponsorship Sales
Trade Show Executive
The “2015 Exhibit Space and Sponsorships SalesStudy” will examine the latest trends in sponsorship sales,...

June 11, 2015
58% of ECEF Pulse Study Respondents Expect Event Profitability to Rise in 2016
Exhibitor Magazine
Lippman Connects and Exhibit Surveys announced the results of the 2015 ECEF Pulse Study. With...

May 11, 2015
Scott Schenker of Microsoft to Keynote ECEF
ECEF will Draw 200 Exhibition Executives to DC on May 27

The Exhibition...

April 22, 2015
ECEF Program to Tackle Burning Issues
Trade Show Executive
Arlington, VA – When the Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum (ECEF) convenes in Washington, DC...

April 12, 2015
The Value of Events in a Marketing World
You’d be hard-pressed to find a marketer who doesn’t focus on building online relationships; nearly...

April 02, 2015
ISA CEO Lori Anderson to Explain Multi-Year Initiative at ECEF 2015
Exhibitor Online
The realization that “a renewed focus on the business aspect of the [ISA International Sign...

March 19, 2015
New Attendee Acquisition Benchmarks and Practices Study Released
Exhibit Surveys and Lippman Connects recently teamed up to conduct a study that examined “New...

March 11, 2015
Sponsorship 2.0: The Next Generation of Trade Show Marketing
David Saef

It never ceases to amaze me how many hats trade show...

December 11, 2014
9 Powerful Rules for Building Your Organization's Business
Association Trends
'Think, plan and scan the competitive horizon'

By Sam Lippman


December 02, 2014
Event Organizers Offer Incentives to Boost Sales
Event exhibition space, sponsorship sales see growth

Dec 1, 2014


October 28, 2014
Lippman Connects Selects Exhibit Surveys as Exclusive Research Partner
Exhibit Surveys, Inc. , the leading provider of research, measurement, and consulting services exclusively for...

October 21, 2014
Issues and Trends in Exhibit Space and Sponsorship Sales Report Released
By Rachel Wimberly

Exhibit Surveys and Lippman Connects recently released the second annual...

October 20, 2014
Survey Points to Growth in Exhibit Space and Sponsorships
By Sue Pelletier

According to the “Issues and Trends in Exhibit Space and...

August 15, 2014
Identifying, Attracting & Maintaining Show Attendees
IAEE NewsLines
By Dave Egan

Finding exhibitors for your show is the easiest part of...

June 30, 2014
New Research Helps Attract Meeting Attendees and Build Sales
Association Forum
By Sam Lippman

Every year, associations and independent organizers alike come up with...

June 09, 2014
AGU Believes the High Cost of a Virtual Event is Worth It
By Michael Hart

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) spent $200,000 to stream much...

June 06, 2014
Are Your Attendees Also Your Number-One Fans?
Associations Now

They better be. If you want your events to thrive—not...

June 05, 2014
TRENDS Attends: Exhibition & Conventions Executives Forum
Association Trends

It all still nets down to value.


June 04, 2014
Warning to Trade Show Producers: Be Kind to Your Exhibitors
Pay attention to your "disrupters"

By Betsy Bair

What’s the key...

June 04, 2014
An Existential Chat - Thoughts from ECEF
ExpoChat topic for Wednesday, June 4, 2014 – 3pm ET/Noon PT Moderator: Traci Browne...

June 03, 2014
3 Things New York Comic Con Can Teach Trade Show Organizers
Expo Magazine
By Michael Hart

Greg Topalian, a senior vice president at Reed Exhibitions, had...

June 02, 2014
Who's Who in the Exhibition Industry
Gallery of Who's Who in the Exhibition Industry

May 31, 2014
Exhibition & Convention Executives Forum Scores Record-breaking Crowd in D.C.
Exhibition & Convention Executives Forum Scores Record-breaking Crowd in D.C.

By Rachel Wimberly...

May 30, 2014
Distruption Does a Tradeshow Good
Associations Now
By Samantha Whitehorne

The word “disruption” doesn’t always need to have a negative...

May 01, 2014
Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum Finalizes Program
by Betsy Bair

The Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum is well on its...

March 13, 2014
New Study Looks at Attendees Acquisition Costs & Practices
Trade Show Executive
By Danica Tormohlen, Editor-at-Large

Washington, DC – Trade show organizers report the average...

January 07, 2014
MDG Secures Lippman Connects Contract
Exhibition World
AMERICAS - Event organiser for the exhibition and convention industry, Lippman Connects has selected Marketing...

January 02, 2014
ECEF 2014 Will Feature High-level Speakers from Reed, Advanstar, E.J. Krause
Trade Show News Network
by Rachel Wimberly

The 2014 Exhibition & Convention Executives Forum (ECEF) ,...

December 06, 2013
10 Hot Association Meeting Sponsorships
by Dave Kovaleski

Sponsors today need more than a logo on a banner....

December 01, 2013
New Ideas to Improve Your Exhibit Sales and Sponsorship Revenue
By Sam Lippman Increasing non-dues revenue from exhibit space and sponsorship sales is...

November 20, 2013
New Survey Reveals Retentions Rates, Profit Margins and Pricing Trends
Trade Show Executive
By Danica Tormohlen, editor-at-large

Washington, DC – Trade show organizers reported an...

November 14, 2013
Lippman Connects Teams Up with ASP to Take Charge of Online Presence
Exhibitor Online
Lippman Connects has continued its relationship with ASP to produce the new Lippman Connects website...

August 01, 2013
Increase the Quality and Quantity of Attendees at Your Next Event
Association Forum
By Sam Lippman Associations and independent convention and exhibition producers agree that...

August 01, 2013
Why Event Design Matters
ECEF Keynoter Says Design Can Make or Break a Meeting FOR MICHAELA O’CONNOR...

July 01, 2013
Tipster - What a Tease
PCMA Convene
Sam Lippman had a simple way to tease the closing keynote speaker at the Exhibition...

June 30, 2013
Attendee Acquisition Strategies
Trade Show Executive
Attendee Acquisition Strategies By Danica Tormohlen, editor-at-large Wouldn't you like to...

June 06, 2013
ECEF Keynote Speakers Explain How to Turn Design-Centric
Exhibitor Online
6/6/2013 Michela O’Connor Abrams, President, Dwell Media, was the opening keynote speaker for the...

June 03, 2013
Event Management 101: Become an Attendee!
Niche Event Nation Blog
Event Management 101: Become an Attendee! By Carl Landau ...
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