Flying drones are appearing more and more in the meetings industry, allowing planners to create wow-factor event videos and venues to shoot stunning virtual site visits. But while the new technology is undoubtedly cool, its legalities are still murky.
The latest census reports show that a number of second-tier cities are experiencing a wave of population growth. What could the boom mean in terms of meetings infrastructure for these cities?
The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), an association of approximately 20,000 member arborists — tree surgeons — from around the world, will hold its Annual International Conference and Trade Show at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee on Aug. 2-6. ISA's membership is made up of four main subgroups: utility arborists, who care for trees around power lines; commercial arborists, who work for homeowners or at tree nurseries; municipal arborists, who tend to public trees in towns and cities; and researchers.
How can you adapt when your show has gotten too big for its venue? From building outdoor 'tent cities’ to closely scrutinizing attendee qualifications, there are ways to make it work — but each comes with a price.
ISPA (International Sleep Products Association) EXPO 2012, March 14–17 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. ISPA serves the mattress-manufacturing industry, and its biennial expo exists to introduce buyers to new machinery, components, and services used in producing mattresses.
All eyes were on Indianapolis this past February, when the city that racing built hosted America’s most-watched sporting event - Super Bowl XLVI - at Lucas Oil Stadium.