Elevation3D Acquires Exhibit Fair International

  Pictured L-R: Ken Karns & Norman Davies Elevation3D, LLC, is pleased to announce it has signed a binding agreement to purchase Exhibit Fair International, Inc., a Las Vegas-based design, production, and face-to-face marketing and tradeshow exhibit company. “The acquisition

MSM Hosts Second Annual “Souper” Bowl Fundraiser to Support Foodlink

Leading up to the Big Game, Mirror Show Management hosted their second annual fundraiser to combat hunger in the Rochester, New York area. Dubbed the Souper Bowl, MSM employees created and served up their favorite soup recipes to co-workers for

MGM Grand Conference Center Expansion Celebrates Topping Out Milestone

The award-winning MGM Grand Conference Center celebrated topping out its 250,000-square-foot expansion on Jan. 30. More than 100 construction workers along with MGM Resorts and MGM Grand executives were on-site to sign the last of nearly 2,700 individual steel beams

Hawaii Convention Center Secures New Agreements to Host Futsal, Basketball and Volleyball Tournaments

The Hawaii Tourism Authority and Hawaii Convention Center announced today the securing of agreements with three national sports organizations to host futsal (indoor soccer), basketball and volleyball tournaments played on the Center’s new sports courts, starting this year.   All

beMatrix Owners Decroos and Van der Vennet Acquire Interests of Laarhoven and Wachholz

Pictured L-R: Robert Laarhoven, Lance Wachholz, Edwin Van der Vennet, and Stefaan Decroos With worldwide revenue expected to double in 2018, beMatrix is solidifying its global branding vision. To that end, owners Stefaan Decroos and Edwin Van der Vennet have


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DS&L Offers LED Modular Strips in Programmable, Changing Color, RGB Format

Display Supply & Lighting, Inc., a leader in lighting, supply products and product selection and installation oversight services, is proud to now offer their popular LED Modular Strip Series in a programmable, changing color, RGB format (pictured right). This new

Nimlok to Bring Brands to Life Using Virtual Reality at EXHIBITORLIVE

Nimlok, a division of Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, is returning to EXHIBITORLIVE February 25-March 1 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas and will utilize virtual reality to bring brands to life on the show floor. Attendees

Access TCA to Sponsor Olympic-Themed HCEA Reception at EXHIBITORLIVE

Once again, Access TCA is sponsoring the Health Care Exhibitors Association reception at EXHIBITORLIVE scheduled for Monday, February 26, from 5:30- 6:30 p.m. in the new Connection Zone. The event is open to HCEA members and prospective members. Coming on

Highmark TechSystems To Spotlight New Products at EXHIBITORLIVE Booth #1309

Highmark TechSystems will begin a year-long celebration of its 20th anniversary at EXHIBITORLIVE. This year the company’s exhibit at the show will be based on its new modular architectural superstructure, SuperMAX, and a sampling of its new Highmark Outdoor products.

Live Marketing Takes Flight at EXHIBITORLIVE

Award-winning tradeshow and event creative agency Live Marketing invites attendees to lift their tradeshow marketing programs to new heights with its “Take Flight” campaign at EXHIBITORLIVE. The company’s booth, a VIP lounge for Engagement Air, gives attendees a place to

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association Annual Safety Recognition Program Awards 55 Recipients

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association has recognized 55 member companies for their safety efforts throughout 2017 as part of the association’s annual Safety Recognition Program. Companies receiving the award completed a number of actions that helped improve safety conditions in

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group Achieves SGIA’s Certification for Color Management

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, one of North America’s leading trade suppliers of display, exhibit and event solutions is proud to announce that it has achieved SGIA’s Certification for Color Management. Through earning this certification, Orbus’ graphics department can ensure

beMatrix Celebrates 2018 as “25 Years of Frame”

This year marks the 25th year exhibit builders have been able to construct exhibits using the modular “original frame system with big holes.” This makes beMatrix technology a dependable partner in the ever-changing exhibit & event building sector. Based in

EDPA SE Chapter Wins Chapter of Year & Will Host Atlanta’s CVB President William Pate on Feb. 21

Pictured L-R: Kelly Glasser, Brian Baker, Dave Sterne, Rodney Brannon, Dave Flory The Experiential Designers & Producers Association Southeast Chapter was awarded Chapter of the Year during the ACCESS Conference last December. This is the second time the chapter has

U.S. Olympic Committee to Hold Annual Olympic SportsLink and NGB Best Practices Seminar

The U.S. Olympic Committee and Northstar Travel Group announced that beginning in 2018, the annual Olympic SportsLink and National Governing BodyBest Practices seminar will be held in conjunction with the TEAMS Conference & Expo. The Olympic SportsLink is an opportunity



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Shop to Showfloor I&D and Event Labor: Access TCA Wows the Crowd at AAN

Neurocrine Booth Uses Augmented Reality Technology to Show Patients’ Experiences by Jeanne Brei The 69th American Academy of Neurology (AAN) annual meeting on April 22-28, 2017, was held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and the weeks leading up

Puerto Rico is Taking Reservations for January 2018

Many have seen the devastation in Puerto Rico reported in the news since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico as a high-end Category 4 hurricane on September 20. Who can forget the people pleading for water and food? During IMEX 2017, held

MPI’s 2017 World Education Congress Wins Big in Las Vegas – By Calanit Atia

Paul Van Deventer, right, president and CEO of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), speaks at the opening press conference for the MPI World Education Congress 2017 at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas on June 20. Meeting Professionals International,

Indonesia – Unity in Diversity – By Larry Kulchawik

The International Trade Association recently conducted a trade seminar that focused on doing business in Indonesia. The event was held at the Indonesian Trade Center – Chicago, a part of a global trade network supervised by the Ministry of Trade

The Power of One – By Haley Freeman

I was a kid in the 1970s, and I remember watching the Keep America Beautiful ads on television featuring Iron Eyes Cody, the “Crying Indian.” (Millennials – refer to YouTube.) He cried silently while observing a landscape of fouled waterways

Logic and Innovation – By Jim Obermeyer

Ever wonder why some industries seem to be constantly innovating and improving and changing while others seem completely stagnant and stuck in a rut? I spend a fair amount of time behind a windshield, and that gives me a fair

Reference Checks Could Spell Disaster if Not Done – By Philip H. Kemper

This time, we are going to take a look at reference checks — a difficult, and often unpleasant, subject for many companies. As unbelievable as this sounds, many companies – large and small – never bother to check candidate references. Perhaps it

MPI launches Women in Leadership: Executive Leadership Skills Course – By Calanit Atia

Meeting Professionals International is the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide. Founded in 1972, the organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the

The Mixed Economy and the IFES Concept for International Harmony – By Larry Kulchawik

The Mixed Economy is a US social institution, but the concept is shared by many other free trade countries. The Mixed Economy is a human solution to human problems. Trade shows are also a human solution to human problems/ challenges.

Take a Walk on the Boardwalk – By Haley Freeman

Las Vegas may be one of the nation’s greatest meeting destinations, with its millions of square feet of convention space, glamorous hotel-casinos and endless entertainment choices. But you have to admit that the desert has one drawback: all beach; no



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ARIA Resort & Casino’s 200,000-Square-Foot Convention Center East Expansion Opens

One of North America’s premier destinations for large-scale, tech-forward conferences and events, the ARIA Resort & Casino has opened an additional 200,000 square feet of flexible meeting space across four stories. The approximately $170 million expansion is highlighted by stunning

Mandalay Bay CC and UBM Announce Sustainability and Energy Efficiency Collaboration

UBM plc, the world’s largest pure-play business-to-business events organizer, and its UBM Fashion Group division, have joined forces in a strategic partnership with Mandalay Bay Convention Center to co-develop a new LED lighting system within its exhibit halls. The upgraded

McCormick Place Everyday Ale Inspires Newest Menu Addition at the Chicago Auto Show

Pictured L-R: Tommy Vasilakis, owner of Brickstone Brewery, George Giannakopoullos and Virgil Clark at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Square. A year after its successful launch at the Chicago Auto Show, McCormick Place Everyday Ale is now available

San Diego Convention Center Welcomes ON Site as its Preferred Audio Visual Provider

The San Diego Convention Center is pleased to announce that it has selected ON Site, a division of ON Services, as its preferred provider of audio visual services and its exclusive provider of production rigging and in-house sound. ON Site

INCON 2018 in Kyoto: a Leading Int’l. Meetings Destination Where Tradition Meets Innovation

A delegation of the world’s leading conference and association management companies held their leadership meeting in Kyoto February 4-7, thanks to the encouragement and organization of Tatsuo Arai, corporate officer in JCS, INCON’s partner in Japan. The INCON partners were

The ICCA International Meetings Seminar will be Feb. 18-19 at AIME 2018 in Melbourne

ICCA Australia Committee and ICCA Asia Pacific Regional Office are pleased to present the International Meetings Seminar (IMS), taking place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, February 18-19, prior to the Asia Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) in

India Urged to Tap Into $3 Trillion Healthcare Tourism Market as IHTC Conference Returns

Healthcare tourism is set to be worth 3,000,000,000 USD by 2025, according to a recent survey, and organizers of India’s most comprehensive healthcare tourism event say the country could be a world leader in the field. The International Healthcare Tourism

ABPCO Votes in Jo Powel and Kate Sargent as Joint-Chairs Beginning in June 2018

The Association of British Professional Conference Organizers (ABPCO) announced a couple of new board members and changes during its AGM in Harrogate. The changes will see Jo Powel (pictured right) (Macmillan Cancer Support) and Kate Sargent (pictured left) (BioScientifica Ltd)

World’s Premier HR Technology Conference and Content Leader Acquires HRM Asia

Human Resource Executive magazine, organizer of the award-winning HR Technology Conference & Exposition, the world’s largest independent event dedicated to HR technology, announce the’ve acquired Singapore-based HRM Asia Pte Ltd., a business unit of Diversified Communications. HRM Asia, a multi-platform

AIM Group International Certified as Ethical Trusted Partner by MedTech Europe

MedTech Europe, the European trade association representing the medical technology industry, has certified AIM Group International as an Ethical MedTech Trusted Partner. Upon completion of a demanding three-step process, the Ethical Charter provided AIM Group a Trusted Partner logo valid



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Annette Salinas and Matthew Brennan Join Nimlok Chicago as Sales Consultants

Nimlok Chicago, an exclusive and expert Nimlok exhibit and display solutions provider based in the Chicago area, announced the addition of two sales consultants to its growing team: Annette Salinas and Matthew Brennan. Salinas (pictured right) joins the team with

Employco USA Hires Heather Koran as Human Resources Business Partner

Employco USA, Inc., is introducing its newest team member, Heather Koran, in the newly created position of  human resources business partner. The company offers human resource solutions for national tradeshow companies and saves clients’ time and money by reducing workers’ compensation premiums

Momentum Management Names Walt McCreary as D.C./Baltimore City Manager

Momentum Management, a nationwide industry leader for labor services, welcomes Walt McCreary (pictured right) as the D.C./Baltimore city manager. McCreary’s father, also Walt McCreary, is the Momentum city manager in Orlando, Fla. The younger McCreary joins Momentum after spending many

Eagle Management Group Hires New City Manager for the Chicago Region

Eagle Management Group Inc. (“Eagle”) announces the hiring of Robert Lawlor (pictured right) as Chicago’s new city manager. Lawlor managed Zenith LaborNet for nearly 23 years in one of the largest convention centers. In addition to his extensive experience in

Korbi Carrison Joins Global Gaming Expo Show Team

Reed Exhibitions and the American Gaming Association announced that Korbi Carrison (pictured right) has been named event director for the Global Gaming Expo,  the world-class international gaming trade show. She will be responsible for designing, building and delivering a dynamic experience

The DMC Network Welcomes Chris Baker As Newest Headquarter Team Member

The DMC Network is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Baker (pictured right), DMCP, as the newest addition to their headquarter team. Baker will take up the position of director of global sales, covering the Midwest and Southeast territories.

John Stephenson Selected as Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau Chair for 2018

John Stephenson (pictured right) has been tapped as chair of the board of directors for Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau in 2018. Stephenson is the director of strategic partnerships and special projects for Chick-fil-A. “John’s active involvement in Atlanta’s hospitality

Employco USA Promotes Three Team Members

Employco USA, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of three of its staff members in January. Michael E. Dougala has been with the company for 17 years, most recently as controller, and was promoted to chief financial officer. Lauren

RES Exhibit Services Promotes Sarah Fantauzzi to Executive VP

RES Exhibit Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Sarah Fantauzzi (pictured right) to the role of executive vice president. She joined RES in 2012 as the vice president of human resources leading the organization with a personal dedication

Gary Musich Retiring; Sandi Harvey Promoted at Meet Atlantic City

Gary Musich (pictured right), vice president of sales for Meet AC, has announced his retirement from the tourism and hospitality industry to pursue other passions in life, which will be effective March 2.   Musich has spent more than 25

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