face2face

Next time, skip the convention center?

If I'm reading him right, Rich Westerfield poses an interesting scenario for trade shows: buying out an all-suite hotel for the whole shebang, not just for sleeping rooms, and skip the convention center altogether. Exhibitors could use the non-sleeping portion of their suites as booth space. He makes a compelling case--I especially like the part about the bathrooms being just five feet away from any exhibitor! And I really can't think of a downside.

So I'll just echo his question: Why isn't anyone doing this? Or are they, and I just haven't heard about it?

To receive a weekly update, e-mail Sue.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish