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14 Trends Shaping the Exhibition and Event Industry

The 2014 version of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events whitepaper “Future Trends Impacting the Exhibitions and Events Industry” explores 14 issues the IAEE Future Trends Task Force believes will drive change in the industry over the next three years. The whitepaper is an update of the original report released last year, which identified trends that are now beginning to play out on the tradeshow floor, according to Task Force Chairman Francis J. Friedman, president of Time & Place Strategies. (Download the full 2013 and 2014 reports at the IAEE Web site.) Here are some of the trends we can expect to see affecting exhibitions and events in the near future.

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