Lippman Connects, a US-based exclusive event organiser, has announced the Large Show Roundtable (LSR), its networking and information sharing event, will take place 19 August, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The organiser confirmed that all four of its remaining Lippman Connects events for 2021 will be in-person or hybrid experiences.
The other events included in the announcement are:
- Exhibit Sales Roundtable (ESR), 23 September, Virginia Tech Executive Center, Arlington, VA.
- Attendee Acquisition Roundtable (AAR), 13 October, Virginia Tech Executive Center, Arlington, VA.
- Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum (ECEF), 3 November, Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, VA. ECEF 2021 will offer executives both in-person and online participation options.
Lippman Connects also announced that EVOLIO Marketing will be its exclusive provider of research for LSR, ESR, and AAR in 2021.
Sam Lippman, president of Lippman Connects, said: “Helping event professionals make informed decisions has always been a key element of our mission. EVOLIO Marketing shares our commitment. Working together, we will make sure Roundtable clients have the supporting data they need most.”
LSR celebrates its return to Atlanta with a room at the Omni Atlanta and a networking reception and dinner, 18 August, at the Atlanta Aquarium. The Breakfast Keynote spotlight will be shared by Michelle Edmonson, AMT senior director for events and content, and Bob Ryley, senior vice-president exhibition sales, GES.
Lippman concluded: “This is a uniquely opportune time for organisers of large shows to take a fresh look at innovations and alternatives like block pricing. There can be no denying that Michelle and Bob have partnered to the benefit of all IMTS stakeholders.”
More information about LSR can be found here.