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Don’t Worry, Be Prepared: Five Emergency Planning Tips

March 20, 2018

Written by Dave Wuethrich, Director of Event Services at Convention Data Services. Dave has more than 15 years of experience providing client services, quality control, web development, and integration solutions for show managers.

Emergencies obviously happen without warning. Being proactive and having a plan in place ahead of time can reduce stress and allow you to be prepared for unexpected circumstances and possible cancellations or rescheduling of shows.

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Recruit Me: Three Recommendations for Recruiting Millennials

March 8, 2018

Written by Kelsey Lawrence who has been an intern at CDS for three years and will soon be joining the Marketing Department as a full-time employee. She is currently finishing her MBA and looking forward to joining the events industry.

As a show manager, you want to attract young professionals to the events industry. Millennials love to travel, have flexible schedules, and maintain a work-life balance—making our industry very attractive to them. The events industry has offered me many opportunities and can do the same for other millennials.

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Out of Sight but not Out of Mind: Four Ways to Keep Remote Employees Connected

February 12, 2018

Written by Dave Wuethrich, Director of Event Services at Convention Data Services. Dave has more than 15 years of experience providing client services, quality control, web development, and integration solutions for show managers.

Valuing employees for their individual contributions is at the core of any strong corporate culture and much more important than an employee’s physical presence. In the tradeshow industry, extensive travel is very common, resulting in more remote employees.

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Five Steps for Driving Traffic to Your Booth

December 21, 2017

Your booth space is reserved, and you have a great location on the show floor with the potential for maximum exposure and foot traffic. Now all you need to do is create a lead management plan for driving traffic to your booth. By taking advantage of educational and marketing opportunities, you can ensure a successful event.

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