With Vision Expo East right around the corner, we wanted to put together a playlist for your travels to the show. From the trip there, to the trip coming home, we've got you covered with the perfect tunes to make this year's tradshow the best!
While you're at the show, make sure you stop by the VisionWeb Booth, #MS6743, and get a demo of Uprise!
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To Get You Excited For the Trip to New York:
Vacation - The Go-Go's
“Vacation, all I ever wanted. Vacation, had to get away”
Sure, we know that if you’re attending Vision Expo East, it’s work related, but we also know that tradeshows can be a blast. So treat your trip to New York as a mini vacation!
If You're Traveling by Car:
Life is a Highway - Rascal Flatts
“Life is a highway, I wanna ride it, all night long”
No road trip would be complete without this song, and we know it will get you prepared for your long drive.
Every Day is a Winding Road - Sheryl Crow
“Jump in, let’s go. Lay back, enjoy the show”
Perfect for taking the scenic route, this song is sure to help you relax and enjoy the drive.
If You're Traveling by Plane:
Leaving on a Jet Plane - Peter, Paul & Mary
“Cause I’m leavin’ on a jet plane, don’t know when I’ll be back again”
Sure you know your return date, but we think it is impossible to fly without listening to this song during take-off.
Come Fly with Me - Frank Sinatra
“Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly away”
Fly away to your adventure waiting for you in New York while listening to Sinatra’s soothing voice. This soft song is perfect if you’re not the calmest flyer, and will get just about everyone excited for the city.
Once You Arrive in New York:
New York, New York - Frank Sinatra
“I want to be a part of it, New York, New York”
Yes, this is the second Sinatra song to make the list, but there is no way we could leave this song off a playlist for a trip to New York. This song is basically the city’s anthem!
Empire State of Mind - Jay Z
“I’m the new Sinatra, and since I made it here I can make it anywhere”
With a reference like that, this song is perfect to follow Sinatra’s classic, it will also get you pumped for your tradeshow experience.
New York State of Mind - Billy Joel
“I’m in a New York state of mind”
More like in a New York [Vision Expo East] state of mind. Billy Joel is just what you need to get in the right mindset for the week to follow.
To Pump You Up for the Tradeshow:
Space Jam - Quad City DJs
“Everybody get up, it’s time to slam now. We got a real jam goin’ down. Welcome to the Space Jam”
If this song could help the Tune Squad defeat the Nerdlucks, we’re pretty sure it can help you win big at Vision Expo!
Bust a Move - Young MC
“You run over there without a second to lose, and what comes next, hey, bust a move”
The late 80's and early 90's seems to have been prime time for songs that work perfectly for getting hype. Bust a move with Young MC before checking out all the expo booths, and you’ll be unstoppable!
Happy - Pharrell Williams
“Because I’m happy, clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth”
It is scientifically proven that it is impossible to listen to this song and not feel happy, making it just what you need to get you in the right mood for Vision Expo.
You're the Best - Joe Esposito
“You’re the best Around! Nothing’s gonna ever keep you down”
The anthem of The Karate Kid, this song is sure to inspire you to get the most out of Vision Expo.
For the Trip Home:
(I've Had) The Time of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
“’Cause I’ve had the time of my life, and I owe it all to you”
Replace “you” with “Vision Expo”, and you have the perfect song to sum up your tradeshow experience. We know that you’re going to have a great time, and learn a ton during your time in New York.
I've Been Everywhere - Johnny Cash
“Of travel I’ve have my share, man, I’ve been everywhere”
Hopefully you got to escape work and see the city a bit during your trip, making this song perfect for the ride home.
Man in the Mirror - Michael Jackson
“I’m starting with the man in the mirror, I’m asking him to change his ways. And no message could have been any clearer, If you want to make the world a better place take a look at yourself and then make a change”
We encourage you to change “world” to “your practice”. We know Vision Expo is sure to inspire you to make your practice even better!
We hope this playlist makes you excited for Vision Expo East. Be sure to stop by our VisionWeb booth while you're there (#MS6743)!
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