GWCC becomes world’s largest LEED certified convention center

Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. GWCC is now the world’s largest LEED certified convention center and the 14th largest LEED certified building in

Exhibit Surveys becomes exclusive research partner for Lippman Connects

Exhibit Surveys Inc., the leading provider of research, measurement and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry, and Lippman Connects, producer of exclusive events for exhibition and convention professionals, announced Oct. 27 a continuation and expansion of their

EDPA LV hosts 5th Annual Tim Provo Blood Drive

The 5th Annual Tim Provo Blood Drive held by the EDPA Las Vegas chapter was spook-tacular this year!

Public-private partnership thrives at Anaheim Convention Center

Tweet As two city departments in California, Anaheim Convention Center and Anaheim Public Utilities found it easy to work together to implement sustainability programs at the more than 1.1 million square-foot venue.  

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Exhibition Place in Canada recognized for green initiatives

Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) awarded Canada’s Exhibition Place the 3RCertified Platinum Level Status, which recognizes organizations taking a leadership position in waste reduction and diversion.

PCMA partners with QuickMobile to develop event app

QuickMobile, a developer of mobile event apps, and the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) renewed their partnership for 2015.

Hoteliers embrace new mobile charging platform

Brightbox Inc., the leading global platform provider of networked, safe and secure mobile charging, announced the arrival of the new Brightbox Mark3.

Capitol Tradeshow Services unveils new app for exhibit managers

Available Oct. 28, the CTS Exhibit Manager app is an essential tool for tradeshow exhibit planning at upcoming conferences, according to its developer — Capitol Tradeshow Services Inc.

IAEE expands membership categories

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) added three new categories to its membership offerings –  Auxiliary Member, Corporate Event or Exhibit Marketer, and Educational Institution.

Exhibit Surveys becomes exclusive research partner for Lippman Connects

Exhibit Surveys Inc., the leading provider of research, measurement and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry, and Lippman Connects, producer of exclusive events for exhibition and convention professionals, announced Oct. 27 a continuation and expansion of their

EDPA LV hosts 5th Annual Tim Provo Blood Drive

The 5th Annual Tim Provo Blood Drive held by the EDPA Las Vegas chapter was spook-tacular this year!

Success through partnership

Partnership is perhaps one of the most overused words in American business, yet it still remains one of the most important practices.

Events get digitally enhanced

Often unparalleled in their potential to target and motivate prospects through engaging the senses, live events present exciting opportunities to increase a brand’s visibility and strengthen relationships with existing customers.

MG Design earns EDPA RFP Certification

MG Design, an exhibit design firm, received the EDPA RFP Certification for meeting the industry association’s stringent standards for business practices.

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Starry, Starry Night

What is more magical than spending an evening out-of-doors in gentle weather, as coolness descends, scents of earth sharpen and night luminaries emerge from the twilight?

Lessons from an old car salesman

Many, many years ago, I sold cars for one summer.

How to write an effective job description

Most employers, hiring authorities, department heads and HR department personnel deal with job descriptions in some form or other nearly every day.

Coming together on global climate change

As a resident of Las Vegas for nearly 30 years, I watched it grow from a small city of 200,000 to a thriving metropolis of 2 million.

Out on the farm

I am sitting at the desk in my hotel room in Kearney, Neb.

It’s time to look for top talent again

As we move slowly out of our recession, companies have a big job on their hands.

Five tactics to rock your next tradeshow event

We all know that marketing your business at a tradeshow is a significant investment. Factors like budget concerns, economic conditions and even technology can impact whether or not people are attending tradeshows.

Remembering an industry legend

Andreas Messerli founded Andreas Messerli AG in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1954, and it became one of the largest tradeshow and exhibition companies in Europe and the world.

Greetings to readers everywhere!!!

Greetings to readers everywhere!!!

Are You Peddling Hotdogs?

I was talking to a good friend yesterday about our changing industry.  He is a new partner in an exhibit house that has been around for about 35 years.

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German meetings destination earns sustainability award

The issue of sustainability plays an increasingly important role in the tourism and meetings industry.

UFI analyzes challenges facing global exhibitions

Industry leaders from around the world gathered in Bogota, Colombia for the 81st Congress of UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry.

San Diego Tourism Authority targets planners in new campaign

San Diego Tourism Authority (SDTA) has a fresh new message to encourage meeting planners and groups to select San Diego for their meetings and conventions.

GES wins Sizzle Award for Art and Science Experience

Global Experience Specialists (GES), a full-service provider of live events, was recognized by EXHIBITOR Magazine at its 17th Annual Sizzle Awards.

PHLCVB secures ACEP 2023 Scientific Assembly

In a strong vote of confidence for Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Convention Center, American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) selected the city for its 2023 Scientific Assembly.

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center plans expansion

The Dallas Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and the city’s tourism executives plan to expand Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center to become more competitive.

WorldFood Moscow sees 13 percent visitor increase

WorldFood Moscow, an international food and drink exhibition, took place Sept. 15-18 at the Expocentre in Moscow, Russia. The event brought together 30,071 unique visitors from 99 countries – a 13 percent increase from 2013.

Congrex Switzerland rejoins IAPCO

After the successful realignment of Congrex Switzerland in the past 12 months, International Association of Professional Congress Organizers (IAPCO) decided to resume Congrex Switzerland as a member.

GWCC becomes world’s largest LEED certified convention center

Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. GWCC is now the world’s largest LEED certified convention center and the 14th largest LEED certified building in

Alliance Tech exec to co-present at EVENTtech

Alliance Tech, an Austin, Texas-based event technology solutions provider focused on business intelligence for tradeshows, conferences and events, announced Oct. 29 that Executive Vice President Roger Lewis will co-present an educational session at EVENTtech 2014, taking place in Las Vegas

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Longtime The Expo Group employee honored for exceptional service

The Expo Group’s director of customer account management, who is also one of the Single Source general contractor’s original employees, was honored by the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Experient director named 2014 PCMA Distinguished Member of the Year

Named the 2014 Distinguished Member of the Year by the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) is the director of event management for Experient, the source for integrated meeting and event solutions.

Convention Data Services names director of marketing

Convention Data Services (CDS), an authority in registration and lead management services, named its new director of marketing.

CEIR Foundation announces 2014 Helen Brett Scholars

To be recognized during Expo! Expo!, IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition taking place Dec. 9-11 in Los Angeles, Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) Foundation announced the recipients of the 2014 Helen Brett Scholarship awards.

Chicagoland resort and conference center adds catering director

Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center appointed a director of Catering & Conference Services.

PMMI appoints director of expositions

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of tradeshows, welcomed a director of expositions.

On Location names new national operations manager

On Location Inc., a nationwide provider of labor and management services for the exhibit and tradeshow industry, named a national operations manager.

Studio Displays appoints 10-year employee to design director

Studio Displays Inc., a full-service exhibit house located in Charlotte, N.C., announced that within the past year a senior-level employee received a promotion to design director.

Momentum Management appoints new northern California city manager

Momentum Management, a nationwide labor services company, introduced its newest addition to the city management team.

Willwork Las Vegas team builds for the future

Willwork is taking a major step forward in solidifying a Las Vegas presence that will underscore its business plan for growth in the Vegas market.

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