A nearly 20-year employee with Coastal International Orlando, Erik “Rik” Williams sadly passed away from cancer on Aug. 26.
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Now in its sixth year, Ovation Global DMC’s annual Huggability Award is a fun and informal excuse to nominate someone who deserves congratulations, who makes your day or who is simply a lovable pain in the butt!
On a riverfront terrace with a view of the city skyline, it could be easy to take in the lounge-like setting and mistake it for something other than what it is: a convention center in Detroit.
After a year that saw a record number of submissions, International Special Events Society (ISES) named the recipients of the 2013-2014 ISES Spirit of Excellence Awards.
MobileLeads LLC, a creator of mobile applications for lead capture, released an upgraded version of MLeads for Android and iOS.
Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Foundation raised more than $170,000 during the 2014 World Education Congress (WEC), setting a new record for the most money raised at an MPI conference. The funds will go toward the MPI Foundation Education Endowment, which…
QuickMobile, a recognized global leader in mobile event apps, expanded its services and support for enterprise multi-event customers.
For the fourth year in a row, Ace Exhibits, a Los Angeles-based manufacturer and retailer of tradeshow display products, earned recognition on Inc. magazine’s 2014 fastest-growing companies list.
During the late afternoon on Aug. 19, the DSL Group of Companies, which includes Display Supply & Lighting Inc. and Color Kinetics Distribution Inc., took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Freeman has been recognized for contact center operation customer service excellence with its live phone channel for a fifth consecutive year under the J.D. Power Certified Contact Center ProgramSM.
In the age of smart phones and social media, tradeshows are still one of the most effective marketing channels your company’s services and products can utilize to drive brand awareness and gain new customers. After paying for booth space, your…
Employees who share your values are not only great to work with – they stay longer in your company.
British science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke is famous for observing, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” For over 150 years, World’s Fairs have provided a glimpse of technological advancements and ideas that may have felt more like…
As a die-hard fashionista, I hated to learn that fashion is the world’s third most environmentally damaging industry.
I remember sitting down to play the Shoots and Ladders games with my daughter many years ago.
Surf Expo announced the return of the industry party at Typhoon Lagoon, presented by Sanuk, Sept.5.
Nearly 200 industry golfers played a scramble-style round at Cascata Golf Course in Boulder City, Nev., Aug. 25, the ninth annual tournament of its kind to benefit the American Heart Association.
In light of redevelopment at Adelaide Convention Centre, new and existing facilities have been brought to life with an interactive tool for planning, presentation and collaboration that allows users to navigate and visualize all three levels of the Centre.
For nearly 40 years, Surf Expo has played a vital role in the global surf hardgoods market, and the show will once again pay homage to the craftsmen at the roots of surfing heritage from Sept. 4-6.
Beauty is on the minds of executives this week as the Premier Orlando International Beauty Show renewed its contract with the Orange County Convention Center through 2019.
Smart City Networks, an event technology provider for convention centers and hospitality venues, is constructing a distributed antenna system (DAS) at the Phoenix Convention Center.
In January, California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought state of emergency.
While San Diego Convention Center may be celebrating its victory on Aug. 15 when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld its right to retain exclusive in-house cleaning services, leading industry associations are voicing their condemnation of the decision.
Experient, a source for integrated meeting and event solutions, hosted its annual charity event — the 6th Annual Pack for Impact in Denver on July 23.
Meeting and convention facilities inside Tropicana Las Vegas, a DoubleTree Hilton property on the Las Vegas Strip, will expand to 100,000 square feet by March 1, 2015.
A graduate from The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) has been named president of the International Special Events Society (ISES), Las Vegas Chapter.
The Expo Group, a general contractor for the exhibitions industry, announced that its vice president of Products and Services continues to serve on the Event and Exhibit Marketing Association (E2MA) board of directors.
Global Spectrum, a venue management company, welcomed an award-winning chef to the Owensboro Convention Center family
The National Conference Center, one of the largest and most comprehensive conference centers in the U.S., named a new vice president and general manager.
PMMI, the owner and producer of the PACK EXPO tradeshows, hired a director of EXPO PACK Events.
Momentum Management, a nationwide labor services company, continues to grow with the return of a former Momentum employee to the accounting department.
Origin Event Planning, a Las Vegas-based event management and production company, brought on a global ME&I travel manager.
Global Spectrum, a venue management company, welcomed a new director of food and beverage to Owensboro Convention Center in Kentucky.
The Alfond Inn, a112-room boutique hotel in Winter Park, Fla., appointed a new general manager.
Pheasant Run Resort & Spa, a 473-room resort and expo center in St. Charles, Ill., selected a food and beverage director.