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Innovate, orginate and create

It's no surprise that technology was hot on the agenda at International Confex. Two full days of content on the popular EventTech Theatre as well as an extensive range of companies on the show floor offering new products, innovations and emerg...

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Showlite's Jo Richards puts customers first

When you’re exhibiting once a year, or for the first time, it can be a stressful experience – there’s a huge amount of practical detail involved in a shell scheme presence, quite aside from your own exhibition goals and preparations...

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What does a photograph mean to you?

David Edwards, internationally published commercial photographer and successful brand designer, continues his series about the importance of image. A little over a year ago I wrote an article for the Showlite blog… Image is everything in wh...

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2019 Top Event Trends

Jo Mayer, Head of Marketing at Showlite unveils 5 top event trends for 2019 This is getting more and more difficult. Technology is moving so fast now, that even the wildest predictions may seem a bit old hat by the time January comes around again....

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Under the Spotlight with Ed Tranter, Managing Director & Founder of 73 Media

What was your first job in the industry?  My first job in media was selling classified adverts in Printing World magazine and the first event I worked on was the Printing World Awards. Back in the days of cutting ads out and laying them out on...

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Case Study: Delivering a strong brand identity at PPMA Show

PPMA Show, 25-27 September 2018, NEC, Birmingham The PPMA was established in 1987 with the aim of holding their own trade show. 30 years later the PPMA Show remains the flagship event in the machinery supply calendar attracting close to 8,000 visi...

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