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My Favorite Las Vegas Website — Cheapo Vegas!

January 4th, 2010 COMMENTS
Casino Boy

Casino Boy

With EXHIBITOR2010 just around the corner, I thought I’d pass along my favorite Las Vegas website. Let me rephrase that . . . my favorite family-friendly Las Vegas website.

Be warned. It’s addictive. I strongly advise you not to start reading this site while you’re at work, unless you’re the boss. Before you know it, you will have missed lunch and it’s getting awfully close to dinner.

Very funny . . . always insightful!

Just read what Casino Boy has to say:

Howdy, folks! Casino Boy here. I’ll be your guide through magical Las Vegas. Click the links below for more info on every hotel and casino! And it’s good info, not a bunch of fluff. If it stinks, I say so! In a hurry? Take a quick glance at all the hotels, or use my handy search tool.

–Mel White
Classic Exhibits Network (LinkedIn)

Online Trade Shows — a.k.a. Being Left Out in the Virtual Cold!

January 4th, 2010 1 COMMENT
Lowell Nickens, ShopforExhibits

Lowell Nickens,, Guest Posting

Today my landlord walked into my office and handed me a brochure and asked if I’d ever seen anything like this before? As I looked at the brochure which described a virtual trade show called Expo 3.0 “The Receivables Trade Show,”  sponsored by I’d heard about virtual trade shows and the general concept, but have never been curious enough to really research it to see what the lure was for such an edgy concept.

After doing a quick Google search, I quickly learned that there were a few big players spending big bucks, such as Ziff Davis Enterprise, who I figured must know something that I didn’t or why would they be so involved. So I continued to search and contemplate what I was seeing.

With the domination of electronics at every level of our society, it comes as no surprise that somebody had to make the effort to see if virtual trade shows would work — at some level! But does it really stand a chance? Well, at least some of the evidence certainly suggests that it might, so consider this: (more…)