Exhibition and Event Sales – Expo! Expo! in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center , United States

In order to ensure the success of an event or exhibition, there are vital elements involved in the planning process that should be conducted from the ground up. No matter how successful or well respected an exhibition may be, it should be presented as if it were a first-time event – it is the marketing and selling equivalent of zero-based budgeting. This involves highlighting an event’s features and benefits, understanding the phases of the sales cycle and the need to support sales efforts with the appropriate tools and resources, and preparing the exhibition prospectus in a comprehensive and engaging way.

Event Series CEM: Facilities & Site Selection

Facilities and Site Selection – Expo! Expo! in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center , United States

Site selection is a crucial first step in producing a successful exhibition or event. This includes the process of choosing both a geographical location and a facility for an exhibition or event. Site selection consists of advanced detailed planning, including access for attendees of all populations, organizational goals and objectives, exhibitor/attendee needs, and transportation. Careful consideration should be given to all factors that could impact the success of the overall exhibition.

Event Series CEM: Floor Plan Development

Floor Plan Development – Expo! Expo! in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center , United States

A well-designed floor plan or layout is critical to the success of an exhibition or event. In a rapidly changing business environment, a floor plan must meet the logistical needs of exhibitors and sponsors and the shopping habits of attendees with sufficient flexibility to adjust for growth or consolidation.

Strategic Planning and Management – Expo! Expo! in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center , United States

In order for organizations that plan, manage or own exhibitions and events to remain competitive, they must continually define and review their strategies.  This includes measuring where an event falls within a particular market segment, developing plans to ensure business continuity, and positioning an exhibition or event for success. After completing this course, the participant […]

Housing and Registration Management – Expo! Expo! in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center , United States

Today’s exhibition professional has more to do than simply manage an exhibition. In reality, an exhibition professional is responsible for several crucial service-related elements. Two of the service fundamentals inherent in most events are arranging for accommodations for guests (“housing”) and identifying which guests will be allowed access to which portion of an event (“registration”). Planning must begin early to ensure housing and registration are easily assessed and do not become a hindrance to attending the event. When managed well, housing and registration can enhance an event and create an incentive for future attendance.

Neuroscience of Exhibitions and Events – Expo! Expo! in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center , United States

Our brain selects or inhibits information based on our motivations and needs. Our social concerns are the primary drivers for how we behave. As event and exhibitions professionals we must create event experiences that driver deeper meaning, inspire innovation, accelerate connections and maximize our attendees’ brainpower to supercharge results. It is not about creating high energy events and exhibitions; it is about creating experiences that are meaningful and engage the social brain. This course will help you discover the primary colors of intrinsic motivation, explore how to optimize the physical space of our events and exhibitions to produce experiences that influence what attendees think, and how they think so you can drive the results you want from your show.