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Retrospective of ASTD ICE 2011, with trends in eLearning and trade show booths.

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ASTD ICE 2011 exposed

  1. 1. ASTD ICE 2011 EXPO EXPOSED!<br />Brought to <br />you by <br />
  2. 2. Some sights around the Expo & environs...<br />
  3. 3. The tradeshow floor started out vast and a bit bleak:<br />
  4. 4. But quickly was populated—showing that hospitality Orlando is so well known for:<br />
  5. 5. The Global Village was a welcoming meeting point for delegates from abroad:<br />
  6. 6. People convened from around the world, with an especially large turn out from Brazil, Korea and Kuwait this year. <br />
  7. 7. National flags were a frequent element of booth design, representing the global audiences of tools and services in training today.<br />The Training Associates<br />Tell Me More<br />
  8. 8. International Communication by Design<br />
  9. 9. Even one charming interplanetary traveler in the house...<br />
  10. 10. There were Exhibitors from A to Z...<br />2011 Exhibitor List<br /><br />
  11. 11. Psycho-Geometrics® LLC<br />Any real estate is fair game as amessaging space<br />Citrix Online<br />
  12. 12. Displays with light boxes brightened up the floor<br />Pfeiffer<br />Citrix<br />
  13. 13. Games of all typesplayed a prominentrole...whether as a training aide,<br />Trainers Warehouse<br />
  14. 14. Or boothactivity<br />Q Center<br />
  15. 15. Blackboard<br />
  16. 16. eLogic Learning<br />
  17. 17. Tailor-made games to mimic specific business processes, understand decision making and profit drivers...<br />SIMDUSTRY®<br />
  18. 18. Could you guess the amount of cash in this jar?It went to the closest estimator.Lucky Tim, of Delta Airlines!<br />Extended DISC<br />
  19. 19. It seems due to stress and overworked employees, Conflict Management solutions are big today...<br />National Conflict <br />Resolution Center /<br />Exchange<br />
  20. 20. You can get “Have a Nice Conflict”for your Kindle<br />Check it out on Amazon:<br /><br />
  21. 21. Learning how to play well with others just can’t be emphasized enough!<br />
  22. 22. Being nice in many languages<br />High Performance Learning, Inc.<br />
  23. 23. “THE” give-away for 2011 was an iPad.<br />
  24. 24. But as a consolation prize and afternoon pick-me-up, chocolate was never far off...<br />
  25. 25. A luxurious reward for stopping by a booth...a mini-massage<br />The Energy Project<br />
  26. 26. A set of blank thank you notes was a thoughtful idea as a booth give-away and something to use for colleagues, staff, any anyone who deserves thanks.<br />The Energy Project<br />
  27. 27. Recognizing employees is always important<br />Trainers Warehouse<br />
  28. 28. Despite shortened attention spans, books are STILL relevant and were a verycoveted give away.<br />TalentSmart®<br />
  29. 29. And ASTD ICE was a jackpot for readers, with many hardbacks being GIVEN AWAY FREE!<br />
  30. 30. Some of the dozens of titles...(Hmmmn...common theme of how to have conversations! Good communication never goes out of vogue as an important skill.)<br />
  31. 31. Real, live authors were in the house to visit with us:<br />Tim Scudder<br />Mike Patterson<br />Kent Michael<br />That’s me, <br />I’m not one <br />of the authors!<br />
  32. 32. Winning smile AND an author!<br />Marcia Hughes<br /><br />
  33. 33. Onsite bookshops sprung up here and there...<br />Pfeiffer <br />
  34. 34. ...with titles mirroring popular booth themes and introducing games into training..<br />
  35. 35. ...many on being a compassionate leader and other relationship-building principles<br />
  36. 36. Embracing and creating change was another ubiquitous topic—printed book excerpts serve up a taste (and are less weightyin the luggage than hardbacksyet moretangible than an ebook ) <br />
  37. 37. One of the best booth elements...genuine smiles!<br /><br />
  38. 38. And if you’re really jonesing for more ASTD ICE action, you can take advantage of a virtual recap (recordings) of 2011’s program:or, get a jump start by submitting a proposal to speak at ASTD ICE 2012 !<br /><br /><br />
  39. 39. See you next year!<br />