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Category: Young Professionals

Gain a deeper understanding of the mindset of digital natives and use these strategies to attract and engage them at your exhibitions.
Oxford Economics reports on considerations organizations should take into account as they prepare for the largest incoming workforce in the near future.
As more organizations move their shows to the unknown territory of digital, guidance is necessary. Read the tips from the IAEE YP Committee on their virtual events experience. 

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By: Dima Ghawi A SPECIAL SECTION BROUGHT TO YOU BY MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL Millennials are different from generations before them: they have different values; they have different work styles; and they have different needs. The traditional work environment is challenging for Millennials to adjust to and they tend to not perform their best in strict […]

Mentorship can be the key to your future professional success in the industry and beyond.

By Nancy Drapeau, PRC, CEIR Research Director A recent AdAge article reported Walmart is the favorite retailer among Millennials, based on Infoscout data on purchase activity. This article quotes Walmart’s CMO Stephen Quinn admitting, “That kind of shocks a lot of people, including inside the company.” The value-driven shopping nature of Millennials is not a […]

Take a moment to hear CEIR CEO and President Brian Casey, CEM share his insights about the outlook and trends for the exhibition industry at last December’s EDPA annual meeting, ACCESS. [vimeo 123582424 w=500 h=281] EDPA – Brian Casey, CEM President & CEO, CEIR – Interview at ACCESS2014 Brian’s comments shared at that time about […]

By Nancy Drapeau, PRC, CEIR Research Director CEIR research with young professionals suggests an exciting future awaits business-to-business exhibitions and exhibitors that deliver the content they crave. Here are the top five reasons for this position: Reason #1: Young professional attendees have a strong connection to the exhibition channel, 98% identify one or more high […]

By Mary Tucker, CEIR Blog Manager PREDICT: CEIR’s Annual Exhibition Industry Outlook Conference continues the conversation of where the overall economy is headed and how that will affect the exhibition industry. Freeman, a title sponsor of Predict, offers further insight into this data on its blog about the event. Cautious optimism is growing as the […]