A nearly 20-year employee with Coastal International Orlando, Erik “Rik” Williams sadly passed away from cancer on Aug. 26.
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When toy maker Cepia LLC – famous for brands such as Zhu Zhu Pets, The Happy’s and Gloe – approached ELITeXPO to design its tradeshow booth in June 2014, the event logistics and exhibit management services firm was tasked to…
Offering unique, colorful furnishings that brighten up to 100 events or tradeshows a year, FWR Rental Haus does it all.
One of the new realities both convention centers and meeting planners need to address these days is the rapid evolution in event content and formats.
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In 1997, like-minded executives, formerly of International Business Machines (IBM) and later Virtual Resources, founded ShowNets, a provider of custom Internet services.
In 1935, Pabst was the first major brewer to begin selling beer in aluminum cans in America, and soon the move became a big hit. Not long after that, other brewers and soda companies quickly caught on, making the cylindrical…
By Chad McNeal, vice president of innovation, Dimension Design As the economic downturn in the early 2000s caused brands to re-think their tradeshow and event strategy, a new era in large-scale exhibits was dawning.
By Tahira Endean, CMP, BHM, manager of events, QuickMobile Mobile event apps are an increasingly necessary piece of any event strategy.
Growing demand doubled sales of Lama instant foldable, three-dimensional display systems by Trumari in 2013, a leading U.S. manufacturer and distributing source of floor and countertop displays.
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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.
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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.
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…
What is Dodecaedro and what is the story behind the company?
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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.
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.