Updated links and reviews to suppliers and producers
in the convention, conference and tradeshow event management industry
AgendaOnline for Event Managers
This is a nicely done web site and industry index for entertainers, venues, caterers, and event managers. It provides local information for some of the major cities in the USA and is a site to watch.
Conference and Exhibition Management Services, Pte Ltd is based in Singapore. The site is hosted on Asia Business Connection (ABC) and offers a directory for conferences and tradeshows. Covers Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia.
Conferon Event Planning Resources
A very useful site for planners, it offers graphics, exhibit design management and registration services. An online meeting planners request form and library resources provide tips for large and small events. The easy-to-use meeting destinations service provides a nice adjunct to viewing hotel sites.
Don Anderson Event Planning
Comprehensive resources for meeting, conference, and incentive services along with a nicely designed user interface provides easy access to meeting planning and incentive travel program services. This site is worth a look around.
Effective online service finds the best rates for hotels. Based in Arizona, the free service helps find rates and special dates for meeting and convention planners. Includes a helpful industry newsletter.
Matrix Event Management Tool
From SCLM Software, the leader in providing registration and meeting design resources. This widely and effectively used communication tool for meeting and hospitality
management is expert planning, catering, audiovisual operations and hospitality software.
ConferenceDirect Event Management
ConferenceDirect makes it easy to use outside resources within flexible work environments. Conference management includes hotel, airline, speaker, onsite management, and destination management. Web site is easy to use and offers direct services.
GEP Event Planning Resources
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Global Events Partners (GEP) is the industry leader in allied partnering and has 24 leading destination management companies across the U.S. and Europe. With expert event planning and production resources, GEP has a wide variety of services for conferences, tradeshows and events worldwide.
Nicely designed search tools for the global events community. Includes industry associations, publishing houses, research and educational institutions. Provides an opt-in convention and tradeshow database to suppliers by specialty, and is a must see site.
Nice site by Exhibitor Magazine Group, a leader in exhibit and event marketing. Upbeat publications, exhibitor shows, buyers' guides and useful discussion groups. Includes a link to the certified tradeshow marketer (CTSM) program.
This site is worth a look. It includes Training SuperSites from industry leader Lakewood Publications. Provides a searchable database of seminars and offers online registion to associations, universities and corporate events worldwide. Includes helpful updated training tips.
Well done site that showcases online registration, transactions systems and other high tech resources for conferences and promotional events.
South Africa based Ananzi provides a search directory of meetings, exhibitions, and conferences in Africa.
Site for conference and trade show information. Limited contact information concerning listed events. Some links are still under
German Trade Fair and Exhibition Industries (AUMA)
AUMA Network is from Germany and is a focused site for trade fairs and exhibitions. They have a directory of updated international and regional trade fairs and exhibitions as well as events. Mainly part of official German foreign trade fair programmes, it has helpful links to conference suppliers and vendors.
This site is limited to technology and engineering companies and products. Contains an index to meetings.
Their online calendar for recreational events and business meetings includes a searchable database and a list of international leisure activities.
Good directory of conference and trade show resources on the Internet. Upcoming form allows meeting planners to post their conference information directly to the site.
Japanese consulting and information services company has a nice web site for conference and event information in Asia. The page on conferences is relatively limited, but useful in identifying events.
PGI, the event and communications group, offers a global resource for exhibits, destinations and productions. Snappy site design that's easy-to-use nicely showcases the agency services. A-Z this is an industry leader's site that reflects its talent and creative design.
Site offers US government conference and tradeshow information. Not very easy to use and needs improvement.
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