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  • SISO Update

    20 Nov 2020
    Just like everything this year, we're sure your Thanksgiving plans likely look a little different. Despite that, remember how grateful we are for you, your organizations, and your support for our indu ...
  • SISO Update

    30 Oct 2020
    Happy (almost) Halloween! It seems like a spooky world we live in these days! While that is true in numbers, we grab hold of good news and positive steps leading forward. Let's stick together, enjoy s ...
  • SISO Update

    16 Oct 2020
    We're thrilled to tell you off the top that this SISO Update is packed with encouraging news and many ways to get involved with SISO and our community. Plus, there are new ways to continue to help sup ...
  • SISO Update

    02 Oct 2020
    As we begin to see the seasons shift once again, with the colors of fall (at least here in the U.S), we remember the strength of our industry of live events. We are resilient. Remember that! In this i ...
  • SISO Update

    18 Sep 2020
    How are you doing? Are you back in your office? Have you redesigned a new space yet in your “home office” that is now semi-permanent? Whatever your answer, we hope it finds you well and looking ahead. ...
  • SISO Update

    04 Sep 2020
    Hello, September. For many the start of this month often signals a new year of learning, and that - like most things this year - will look very different. In-person? Hybrid? Fully virtual? An “event” ...
  • SISO Update

    21 Aug 2020
    We empathize with you in the fact that these past several months have not been easy and that there is still a road ahead to travel before live events return to a truly new normal. Although it has been ...
  • SISO Update

    07 Aug 2020
    How many steps forward? How many steps back? New quarantines - for different state-to-state travel, and more...The pace of change these days is fast, even if it may feel as though we're barely moving. ...
  • SISO Update

    24 Jul 2020
    As another summer month is drawing to a close, we see more ups and downs around the world. We must remain hopeful and remember that live events have returned in some places and will return for us all, ...
  • SISO Update

    14 Jul 2020
    Hello, July! Just like that, we find ourselves in the thick of summer. We recognize depending on what country, or what state in the USA, you're reading this from may impact your outlook. Some places a ...
  • SISO Update

    26 Jun 2020
    As June comes to a close we recognize that more of you may be reading this email from your office, rather than just your home office. Welcome back! For some of you, it still may be a while before that ...
  • SISO Update

    12 Jun 2020
    As we welcome summer and the warmer weather, we're beginning to see the slow, phased return to business around the world. As events industry professionals, we continue to not just hold strong but do o ...


  • “Without a doubt the most valuable three days of the year for networking, learning, and meeting colleagues.”
    Tony Calanca, Calanca & Associates LLC
  • “Two of the best acquisitions Access Intelligence had executed came directly from contacts and discussions held at the SISO CEO Summit. Beyond that important networking for transactions, I learn best practices from the best in the industry. The ROI for membership is immeasurable.”
    Don Pazour, CEO, Access Intelligence
  • “The impact of SISO is so much bigger than its size. It feels more like a global council of important tribes than a traditional trade association.”
    David Adler, CEO & Founder, Bizbash Media
  • “Our industry thrives on the personal relationships that face-to-face builds, and the CEO Summit is the ultimate place to build YOUR network!”
    Tom Mitchell, President, Messe Dusseldorf North America
  • “As busy, independent, for-profit organizer, SISO keeps our company connected to all the key players working in this industry and allows great relationships and ongoing learning of best practices from the best in the business. All invaluable assets to help move our business forward."
    Howard Hauben, CEO, H2 Events
  • “The SISO membership represents the entire for-profit tradeshow community and the annual SISO conferences are must-attend events for their educational and networking value.”
    Joel A. Davis, Founder & CEO, JD Events
  • Being a member of SISO has allowed me to navigate the dynamic landscape of our industry in the most effective way possible. Personally, it’s been a journey of continuous learning, networking, and collaboration that fosters deep relationships with industry leaders. Professionally, the insights I’ve gained, the resources I have accessed, and the collaborative initiatives and advocacy work have helped to take my organization to new heights. SISO, to me, is an indispensable asset for my career and business.
    Liz Irving, President, Clarion Events