Decoding the DNA of a Good Trade Show

What would happen if we reset the events industry to zero? There are no shows booked years in advance and no opportunities to meet customers and prospects face-to-face. This is the unimaginable experiment we all found ourselves in 2020. While on the treadmill of a typical event cycle, it can be hard to make a […]

National Trade Show Alliance Launches

The Purpose The newly launched non-profit, National Trade Show Alliance, is to help tradeshow industry workers recover, re-connect and get back to doing the work they love. The board of directors of the NTSA recognizes and values the good works of the many industry associations and coalitions that already exist. Each serves their mission and […]

Hawai‘i Convention Center Hosts 1,200 Guests for Hawai‘i Prayer Breakfast, Featuring New Safety Protocols and Socially Distanced Meetings Layouts

Honolulu – The Hawai‘i Convention Center welcomed 1,200 participants for the Hawai‘i Prayer Breakfast on May 7, 2021. It was the Center’s largest in-person meeting since the start of COVID-19 pandemic health and safety restrictions in March 2020. The breakfast included state and local leaders, as well as noted speakers Dr. Tony Evans and Priscilla […]


The business events industry will be represented under a unified voice with the formation of the Exhibitions and Conferences Alliance (ECA), an advocacy group that will champion the common interests of U.S. exhibitions and conferences with legislators. This new coalition of eight industry associations will promote the impact of the sector, drive general industry awareness, […]