Los Angeles Convention Center Wins 2016 Venue Excellence Award

The Los Angeles Convention Center, professionally managed by AEG Facilities, was awarded the 2016 Venue Excellence Award by the International Association of Venue Managers during the 91st VenueConnect annual conference held in Minneapolis, Minn., July 23-26, 2016. The Venue Excellence

rgb puts Heidelberg in the Picture with GLP

Pictured, more than 100 impression X4 L and impression X4 Bars in action at the world’s largest printing equipment exhibition. drupa, the world’s largest and most important trade fair for the print media, took place recently at the Düsseldorf Exhibition

Aha Moments at BizBash Los Angeles 2016

By Gwendolyn C.W. Campbell     The recently held BizBash Los Angeles 2016 focused on what is new in events of all types, from corporate to association, and ECN was there. This year, BizBash Los Angeles shined a light on what  was

Exploring, Inc. Expands its Atlanta Operations with the Addition of GCI Graphics

Industry-leading grand format digital printer joins Exploring’s growing family of innovative companies. Exploring, Inc., the parent company of several rapidly growing Atlanta-based companies, including Brumark and ID3 Group, has acquired the assets of GCI Graphics, a full-service grand format digital

Meetings Industry States its Position on Terrorism

The Joint Meetings Industry Council recently released a statement regarding the reaction of Meetings Industry leaders to recent terrorism incidents and the position the industry is encouraging in terms of responding to their potential effects on ongoing event activities. Along

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Four Ways to Improve Sales Call Outcomes for Trade Show Booth Sales

By Mike Scher                              Too often, even when you know exactly who you need to reach, it’s not easy to reach them. And, with  an average of 5.4 people involved in most B2B decisions, exhibit hall and trade show booth sales

CES Still King

In its annual ranking of trade shows, Trade Show Executive has dubbed the International Consumer Electronics Show king once again, but this time with more than a million feet to spare between it and the next highest finisher. According to

How Can Exhibitors Maximize ROI? Trade Show Experts Share Their Secrets

Don’t show up to a trade show unprepared and expect a successful outcome – listen to an expert panel and their tricks to creating value from a trade show event. With so much opportunity for highlighting your brand and expanding

I&D Series Part 3 Introduction – I&D and Geography

Tradeshows are the most physical of marketing and sales initiatives.

Building up Boston’s oldest independent contractor

Around the Boston area, the name Bob Dobinski is synonymous with I&D, or installation and dismantle.

A Different Approach to Partnerships

Momentum Management crafts a customer-committed culture

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Los Angeles Convention Center Wins 2016 Venue Excellence Award

The Los Angeles Convention Center, professionally managed by AEG Facilities, was awarded the 2016 Venue Excellence Award by the International Association of Venue Managers during the 91st VenueConnect annual conference held in Minneapolis, Minn., July 23-26, 2016. The Venue Excellence

EDPA Enters a New Era

By Pat Friedlander Eight years ago, when Red 7 Media (now Access Intelligence) assumed the association management duties of the Exhibit Designers and Producers Association, Jeff Provost (left) was at the helm. “I had been working with one of Red

SEMI Renews with Convention Data Services

SEMI, producer of SEMICON West, has renewed their contract for another three years with Convention Data Services, their trusted registration partner for the past nine years. Under the agreement CDS will provide complete registration management and technology, a full-service customer

Best Spots to Catch Pokémon During Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center

There’s never been a better time for pop culture fans to visit San Diego. As the comic arts, movies, television and more descend on the San Diego Convention Center July 20-24 for Comic-Con International, the destination is teeming with Pokémon hiding around every

Aha Moments at BizBash Los Angeles 2016

By Gwendolyn C.W. Campbell     The recently held BizBash Los Angeles 2016 focused on what is new in events of all types, from corporate to association, and ECN was there. This year, BizBash Los Angeles shined a light on what  was

Nimlok Maine Launches New Website to Highlight Expertise in Exhibit and Display Solutions

Nimlok, a division of Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, is happy to announce that Nimlok Maine, the expert exclusive Nimlok distributor in Maine, launched a new website. The new website boasts a modern and well-designed layout focused on educating visitors

Blue Telescope Wins Three 2016 Summit Creative Awards

Blue Telescope, the interactive exhibit agency, has been honored with three 2016 Summit Creative Awards.  Over the past 22 years, the Summit International Awards organization has established itself as one of the premier arbiters of creative excellence.  Blue Telescope was

Exploring, Inc. Expands its Atlanta Operations with the Addition of GCI Graphics

Industry-leading grand format digital printer joins Exploring’s growing family of innovative companies. Exploring, Inc., the parent company of several rapidly growing Atlanta-based companies, including Brumark and ID3 Group, has acquired the assets of GCI Graphics, a full-service grand format digital

Expansion for Exhibit and Graphics Producer in Illinois

Pictured at right, the entryway at BeautifulDisplays.com’s new location, with the following products: retractable banner stand, custom printed directors chair, fabric case to counter kit, UV printed rollable floor mat and a custom printed StickyFab wall mural. In business for more than

Cvent Acquired by Private Investment Firm

Cvent Inc., a global provider of software for event managers, announced that it will be acquired by Vista Equity Partners for a price of approximately $1.65 billion. In the deal, Vista will buy 100 percent of Cvent’s stock at a

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Las Vegas Venue Delivers Sustainability With Style

By Haley Freeman                      Las Vegas has finally gone and done it. After decades of planning and debate, the city unveiled its state-of-the-art, multipurpose sports and entertainment arena on the sexy South Strip on April 6, 2016. The 650,000 square foot

Thank you Don from all the Girls at Reuter Exposition Services!

Hi Don, I am so thrilled with the article in the July issue of Exhibit City News that features my business and our staff. You are just the best and I can’t thank you enough for this story. Thanks for

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

By Jim Obermeyer “I find holy redemption when I put this car in drive, roll the windows down and turn up the dial.” – Maren Morris, “My Church” Sometimes a song comes on the radio at just the right moment.

Employees Are Valuable—Here’s How to Keep Them

By Philip H. Kemper Employees are expensive. Yes, they’re expensive to hire, compensate and train. But they are the ones who drive your company — not just your product, your technology or the market. Smart managers know this. Further, many

Amenities Build Loyalty, Research Says

In the fourth installment of a five-report series examining attendee loyalty, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research says that the amenities and ancillary activities of an event are among the most significant instigators of return business for future gatherings. “When

A Walk on the Wild Side – By Haley Freeman

In honor of the San Diego Zoo’s centennial celebration, I got to thinking about some of America’s world class zoos as event destinations that offer the ultimate accommodations for people who value conservancy and sustainability. The San Diego Zoo, San

Tradeshow Booth Visitors LIE

By: Richard Erschik Wow. That’s a pretty harsh and broad brush statement. Let me tone it down a bit by re-stating that tradeshow booth visitors often misrepresent themselves when they visit your booth. That better? Yes, when you are capturing

Urban Vert – By Haley Freeman

By Haley Freeman Posh. Eclectic. Radically distinctive. When you visit an Ace Hotel location anywhere in the world, you will encounter something extraordinary. And inventively green. I recently became lost to the mythic vibe and grand proportions of Ace’s digs

Cow Bellies and Corn Fields – By Jim Obermeyer

By Jim Obermeyer One of the things I have always liked about this industry is the great opportunity we have to learn about other industries and other companies. Part of the process of helping our clients achieve positive results at

The Wedding Planner

My wife and I just spent the weekend with my son and future daughter-in-law.

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rgb puts Heidelberg in the Picture with GLP

Pictured, more than 100 impression X4 L and impression X4 Bars in action at the world’s largest printing equipment exhibition. drupa, the world’s largest and most important trade fair for the print media, took place recently at the Düsseldorf Exhibition

UFI Releases New Report on Asia Trade Fair Industry

Total exhibition space sold at Asian trade fairs increased by 5.6% in 2015 56% of exhibition space in Asia/Pacific sold in China India showing the fastest growth rate in the Asia/Pacific region Total Venue Capacity in Asia/Pacific to exceed 7.8million

Hannover Fairs and Newcom Join Forces for Truck World in Toronto

Hannover Fairs Canada, a subsidiary of the German company Deutsche Messe, has purchased 50% of Truck World, a Canadian commercial vehicle show owned and organized by Newcom Business Media. The partnership will provide additional growth opportunities for the biennial event,

Report Logs International Meetings Industry Growth

The United States and Singapore are at the top of the meetings industry according to research released by the Union of International Associations, though the world overall is seeing a bloom in the number of events taking place. In the

Langridge Stand Marks New Era for Conferences at Bath Racecourse

A new stunning multi-million-pound conference facility with panoramic views of the South West’s most historic city has been officially opened at Bath Racecourse. The Langridge Stand, which officially opened today (July 20), provides a unique location for meetings and conferences

Uncertainty Follows Affirmative “Brexit” Vote

The United Kingdom is slated to leave the European Union, a consortium of 28 member countries bound by political and economic policies, after a majority of the UK’s voters (52 percent) indicated they wanted out of the collective. Dubbed “Brexit,”

Latin America’s Sao Paulo Opens New Facility

Sao Paulo is poised to ramp up its exhibition and event business with the opening of Sao Paulo Expo, a $123 million project that has created the largest exhibition center in Latin America. According to the Sao Paulo Convention and

World Forum on the Internet of Things in Oct. in Berlin

IoT World Forum 2016 from 18 to 20 October at the CityCube Berlin Fourth World Forum organised by Cisco More corporate and IT events at Messe Berlin The fourth IoT World Forum will take place from 18 to 20 October

Nimlok Central Pennsylvania Announces New Website to Highlight Exhibit Services and Solutions

Nimlok, a division of Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, is pleased to announce Nimlok Central Pennsylvania, the expert and exclusive Nimlok distributor in Central Pennsylvania, has recently launched a new website. The new website has a refreshed and creative look

Meetings Industry States its Position on Terrorism

The Joint Meetings Industry Council recently released a statement regarding the reaction of Meetings Industry leaders to recent terrorism incidents and the position the industry is encouraging in terms of responding to their potential effects on ongoing event activities. Along

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Ben Hermsen Promoted to Director, Digital Solutions

MG Design is pleased to announce Ben Hermsen’s promotion to Director, Digital Solutions. Since joining the MG team in 2013, Hermsen has been instrumental in helping clients build their digital tradeshow footprint and engagement with custom digital content including animation, video,

Dianne Young Appointed to UFI Executive Committee

The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, Union des Foires Internationale, has announced that Dianne Young, CEO of Exhibition Place, Toronto has been unanimously elected as a member of the UFI Executive Committee.  This Committee is responsible for developing the

GWCCA Announces the Hiring of Gwendolyn Miller-Jones as Director of Human Resources

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority, which is comprised of the Georgia World Congress Center, Georgia Dome, Centennial Olympic Park, and the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, recently announced the appointment of Gwendolyn Miller-Jones as Senior Director of Human

AEG Facilities Appoints Dale Adams General Manager of Glendale Arizona’s Gila River Arena

Dale Adams has been appointed General Manager, Gila River Arena, the 18,300-seat multi-purpose arena home of the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes, concerts, family shows and other sporting and special events, it was announced by Chuck Steedman, Chief Operating Officer, AEG Facilities,

IDEC Displays Hires Lauren Stickler as its Marketing Director

Lauren Stickler recently joined International Display & Exhibit Corp. as its marketing director. Stickler is responsible for developing and delivering marketing and communications strategies for the organization and aligning brand messaging across all audiences. She will manage the company’s social

Nicholas Mirabile, Renee Mancino and Rick Shahum Join GES’ Epic Events Team

GES, a global full service provider for live events, announced that it has expanded its Events team with the hiring of three experienced live events professionals. GES, a Viad Corp company, provides a wide-range of services, including official show services,

Loews Regency New York Hotel Appoints Daniel Ben-Efraim New Director of Sales & Marketing

Loews Regency New York Hotel, the iconic Park Avenue hotel in Midtown Manhattan, is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Ben-Efraim as Director of Marketing. In his new position, Daniel will oversee all sales and marketing initiatives on behalf

AEG Facilities Announces Promotions at the Los Angeles Convention Center

The Los Angeles Convention Center, professionally managed by AEG Facilities, is thrilled to announce the promotions of Ellen Schwartz, Estella Flores, and Sandra Lady. Ellen Schwartz (left), VP of Sales & Marketing has been promoted to Assistant General Manager effective

Creatacor Grows Production Team with the Addition of Three New Employees

Creatacor, Inc., an award-winning exhibit design, fabrication and trade show management provider in Clifton Park, N.Y., is proud to announce the addition of three new employees to the logistics and fabrication team. Celebrating 28 years in business, Creatacor offers a

John Mitchell Elected to Serve One-Year Term as Board Member for AAF-Fort Worth

John Mitchell, director of Sales & Marketing at Skyline Sector 5, was sworn in today to the American Advertising Federation – Fort Worth board of directors for the 2016-2017 year. Founded in 1909, AAF–Fort Worth is a professional organization that

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