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May 22, 2016
The Professional Convention Management Association launched its new CMP Exam Prep App, powered by SpotMe. The CMP study app is an add-on to the recently released updated CMP Online Prep Course. Dedicated to elevating the role of event organizers, PCMA believes that with tough traveling schedules, a first-of-its-kind on-the-go solution opens an opportunity for more professionals to earn their designation. Once users have downloaded the app, they will have access to: 500 quiz-type questions to test knowledge – organized by domain and as a scramble Domain resources including… more
May 22, 2016
The Professional Convention Management Association launched its new CMP Exam Prep App, powered by SpotMe. The CMP study app is an add-on to the recently released updated CMP Online Prep Course. Dedicated to elevating the role of event organizers, PCMA believes that with tough traveling schedules, a first-of-its-kind on-the-go solution opens an opportunity for more professionals to earn their designation. Once users have downloaded the app, they will have access to: 500 quiz-type questions to test knowledge – organized by domain and as a scramble Domain resources including… more
May 21, 2016
The world of Search Engine Optimization has changed dramatically in the last 2-3 years. Gone are the days when working hard on your keywords and adding a few meta tags to your HTML pages used to give you ample control on your organic visibility. The rules of the game have changed significantly because search engine algorithms have become smarter, so much so that the user experience and traffic flow on your website are now the deciding factors in how much weightage your content gets. Here are five things to keep in mind to maximize the SEO of your web assets: 1. Mobile readiness… more
May 21, 2016
The world of Search Engine Optimization has changed dramatically in the last 2-3 years. Gone are the days when working hard on your keywords and adding a few meta tags to your HTML pages used to give you ample control on your organic visibility. The rules of the game have changed significantly because search engine algorithms have become smarter, so much so that the user experience and traffic flow on your website are now the deciding factors in how much weightage your content gets. Here are five things to keep in mind to maximize the SEO of your web assets: 1. Mobile readiness… more
May 18, 2016
People hirings and promotions seemed to be happening at warp speed as winter turned into spring, with suppliers and show management companies strengthening their ranks. Ungerboeck Software International’s Manish Chandak, who was CTO of the company, was named president and CEO.   “Manish possesses the unique ability to translate vision and strategy into world-class execution,” said Ungerboeck founder and chairman of the board, Dieter Ungerboeck. “This will move us forward with the speed required to capitalize on the opportunities in front of us.”  Prior to joining Ungerboeck, Chandak… more
May 17, 2016
A truly global group of talent from the exhibition industry has been selected as the first-ever recipients of the new “Next Generation Leadership Grant” launched by UFI – The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. The program promotes the next generation leadership in the exhibition industry, who show clear initiatives in driving change and innovation in their respective area. Out of the numerous applications from 16 different countries, a jury, chaired by UFI President Sergey Alexeev, selected the five recipients of the grant. They are (in alphabetical order): • Adeline Larroque… more
May 17, 2016
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events celebrated a sold-out Women’s Leadership Forum April 26 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. More than 200 attendees took part in this year’s event, which featured education sessions for women at all stages of their career. “This year’s attendance reflects the overwhelming interest in programming addressing topics specific to female professionals,” said 2016 IAEE Chairperson Julie Smith, CEM, CTA. She added, “We have received very positive feedback about the forum and look forward to creating another… more
May 16, 2016
LIGHTFAIR International 2016 set new trade show floor and West Coast attendance records during its five-day run in San Diego Convention Center, according to Jeffrey L. Portman, Sr., vice chairman, president and COO of LFI managing partner AmericasMart Atlanta. “The convergence of light and technology marked every dimension of LFI 2016 with new product introductions, new design concepts and new connectivity setting clear direction for the way forward,” Portman said.  He added, “We expect our 2016 event to have transformative impact on the world of lighting design now and for years to come… more
May 15, 2016
Have you been tuned out from what’s happening in the technology space recently? Here is some not-to-be-missed news, as well as trends and stats on leading media companies and services. In a post published on Google’s blog, the search engine company announced that it is tightening the integration between Search Console and Google Analytics. This will enable web marketers to see the full range of acquisition, behavior and conversion metrics for their paid and organic search traffic within one landing page. According to an analysis published by Statista.com this month, Facebook… more
May 15, 2016
Have you been tuned out from what’s happening in the technology space recently? Here is some not-to-be-missed news, as well as trends and stats on leading media companies and services. In a post published on Google’s blog, the search engine company announced that it is tightening the integration between Search Console and Google Analytics. This will enable web marketers to see the full range of acquisition, behavior and conversion metrics for their paid and organic search traffic within one landing page. According to an analysis published by Statista.com this month, Facebook… more

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