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The Map Your Show Commercial

Here's our best shot at explaining what we do in less than 2 minutes. If only the filming of this took 2 minutes...

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Considerations Before, During & After Software Integrations

Integrating two or more software systems into a seamless solution doesn't always go the way you'd like. There are several stops along the way where an integration can get derailed. Check out our tips for making sure communication between all parties is up to snuff.

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Don Walter - Map Your Show

Know Your Show-er: Don Walter

When they're not servicing your trade show software, they're leading pretty interesting lives. A behind-the-scenes look at our ivory-ticklin' server administrator & applications developer.

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Exhibitions Day 2017

#ExhibitionsDay 2017 is Here

Join our industry today and tomorrow as we come together on Capitol Hill to build awareness on the importance of the events and exhibitions industry.

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Map Your Show Mobile App Version 3

Announcing: Version 3 of MYS Mobile

It's hard to believe the first MYS mobile app launched just a few years ago with IMTS 2014. Fast forward to today, and we've already partnered with over 80 trade shows to evolve our initial app into our latest offering - Version 3!

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4 Tips for Increasing Exhibitor Engagement Before Your Show

You only have so many touch points until some exhibitors tune out your emails and correspondence. Here are four tips for improving engagement of your exhibitors before your next trade show.

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Map Your Show Show Management Dashboard Event

Recap of the MYS Show Dashboard Release Event

On Tuesday, May 16th, MYS hosted an afternoon of education, networking, and fun centered on the release of the brand-new Show Dashboard management system. Couldn't make it? Here's a recap of what you missed.

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Unwritten Trade Show Week

The Unwritten (yet Typical) Trade Show Week

Whether you're gone a few days or away for more than a week... There always seems to be a familiar progression to how we deal with the outside world while at a trade show.

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Drew Martin

Know Your Show-er: Drew Martin

How well do you know our Show-ers? We're giving you an all-access pass to get to know the MYS team, and this month we're featuring our Data master, Drew Martin.

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Map Your Show Young Professionals

VIDEO: Young Professionals Within the Events Industry

Check out our interview with Shannon Payne from the American Thoracic Society as we discuss how she helped jump start the YP organization within her local IAEE chapter.

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Personalizing Your Event Management Software

Whether you're initially researching an event management software or already implementing it, here are a few concerns when it comes to making your software your own.

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NPE2018

NPE2018 Space Draw: The NFL Draft of Booth Sales

See how one show adds both excitement and builds anticipation at their triennial space draw event.

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The MYS Show Dashboard Release Event

Join us next month as we debut the new MYS Show Dashboard - either in-person or through our livestream.

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Map Your Show Trade Show Floor Plan Design

VIDEO: Designing a Trade Show Floor (Part 2)

The second part of our two-part series with Rich Prausa from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). In this interview, Rich describes what happens to a floor plan as it gets close to the event.

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Map Your Show Trade Show Floor Plan Design

VIDEO: Designing a Trade Show Floor (Part 1)

Rich Prausa, from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), joins us in part one of a two-part series to shed light on how he initially lays out a floor plan for the large events AEM produces.

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Partner

Finding a True Software Partner

Knowing how to dance the delicate line between vendor and partner is different based on each client's needs. Here's the story of our partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters.

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MYS Data Collection

Using a Single-Sign-On to Improve User Experience

Chances are you're using multiple vendors to accomplish the various tasks that come with exhibitors and attendees converging on one city for a few days, and that's ok. Here are tips for how to combine these vendors and systems behind just one login.

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Jane Sweatt

Know Your Show-er: Jane Sweatt

Do you know our Show-ers? We're giving you a behind-the-scenes look at our team. This month, it's our very own Jane Sweatt.

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8 Tips to Promoting Your Event's Mobile App

Do attendees know about your event's mobile app? Our 8 tips for promoting your mobile app will ensure your attendees are well on their way to a successful event.

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Your Trade Show Needs a Mobile App

Most of your exhibitors and attendees have smartphones now. You're probably doing them a disservice if you don't offer a mobile app specific to your trade show or event.

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What Your Exhibitor Showcase Says About You

When exhibiting at a trade show, it's important to get your word out, right? Here are examples of why you should be concerned about your profile on a trade show website or mobile app.

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3 Steps for Choosing a Trade Show to Exhibit At

Maybe your industry has several trade shows where you can exhibit. Maybe it doesn't. Either way, here are three quick steps to help you choose which events you need to be a part of.

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MYS Website Integration

Integrating the MYS Directory Into Your Website

With more and more trade shows extending their digital footprint, here are a few tips to really show off what exhibitors or education you have at your upcoming event.

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IAEE new chapter

IAEE's Newest Chapter: Mid-South

The time has come for IAEE to continue its growth into the middle of the United States, and Map Your Show is thrilled to be a part of the new Mid-South Chapter.

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4 Keys to Delivering Excellent Customer Service

Being a service provider to many while also a client to others gives us a unique perspective when it comes to customer service. Check out our four tips for creating and maintaining excellent customer relationships.

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Map Your Show Blog

5 Event & Trade Show Sites I'm Reading Right Now

Even with the assistance of today's digital tools, it's hard to stay on top of every piece of trade show content. Here are the five event & trade show blogs I check most often.

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How Unique Mailings Helped Us Gain Booth Traffic

Because we exhibit at several trade shows each year, it can be a challenge to come up with effective marketing campaigns. Here are two of the most successful pre-show mailings we've ever implemented.

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Jason Sluggo Clust

Know Your Show-er: Jason Clust

When they're not servicing your trade shows, they're leading pretty interesting lives. A behind-the-scenes look with one of our top-notch Account Managers here at Map Your Show.

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4 Tips for Excellent Event Website Design

Looking to improve your event website? Check out these 4 tips to keep in mind when redesigning your event's website.

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Some of the first Map Your Show CD-ROMS

How Map Your Show Started

Curious how Map Your Show got its start? Discover the background behind an event software company that continues to grow after a decade on the scene.

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MYS Blog

You're Starting a Blog?

It's 2017 and we've finally hopped into the world of blogging. Past due? Hardly. We have plenty of great stories, tips, and tricks to share with the events and trade show world. Check out our first post and stay tuned for weekly updates.

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