Sydney’s conventions industry makes a comeback
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The Exhibition Services & Contractors Association (ESCA) held its annual ESCA Summer Educational Conference June 28-July 1 at the Resort at Squaw Creek in California.
SmartCrowdz, an event website and mobile app company, launched its new branded event app offering July 1. With a branded mobile app, event planners can provide a custom event experience in the palm of each attendee’s hand.
Do you ever get frustrated manning a booth at a tradeshow because so many “trick or treaters” walk by, looking for what free giveaways they can get from you? Often they have absolutely no interest in your product or service.
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On Oct. 13, Convention Industry Council (CIC) will be illuminating the night brighter than the Las Vegas Strip as it unveils the new format for the Hall of Leaders and Pacesetter Awards celebration at LIGHT Night Club at Mandalay Bay…
Exhibitor Media Group, the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, announced the results of its 29th Annual Salary Survey, finding that compensation hasn’t kept pace with the increasing cost of living.
When it comes to tradeshow displays, the first impression is a lasting one. The design of a booth is critical for any exhibitor, and every little detail counts.
“We don’t like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.” Decca recording company rejecting the Beatles, 1962
When people think of the most desirable convention cities, they often think of beachy destinations offering a variety of visitor attractions – places like LA and Orlando.
School’s out for the summer nearly everywhere, and millions of college students are flocking to a variety of businesses, large and small, for those coveted summer internships.
Exhibit City News (ECN), a trade publication serving the meeting, tradeshow and convention industries, announced today its upcoming series focusing on event labor and installation and dismantle services, or I&D.
My first exposure to the phrase ‘together everyone achieves more’ came in 1985.
What an awful thought—asking for a raise.
It is fitting that only days after people around the globe came together for Earth Day (April 22), the world’s fair, Expo Milano 2015, opened in Milan, Italy with the theme, “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.”
What rhymes with “heavenly” and has the power to inspire great change right here on planet earth in only one week? The answer is Sevenly – a small company with a big reach.
When companies begin, no matter how small and on how many “shoestrings” – if they begin in mother-in-law’s garage or basement family room – money and funding are in short supply.
Comic-Con International, the pop-culture mega convention that has called San Diego home since it was founded 45 years ago, will be staying in San Diego through 2018. San Diego’s largest convention, which attracts more than 130,000 attendees to the San…
The second Routes Silk Road — the route development forum that connects Asia, the CIS, Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East — will open this weekend in Tbilisi, Georgia.
AichG, an events branding and consulting firm, announced that it will be working with The Event Planner Expo once again this year. Presented by EMRG Media, the exposition will take place Oct. 7 at The Metropolitan Pavilion in New York.
ProExhibits, an award-winning design and production team of exhibit, event and environment experts, moved to its new 65,000 square-foot manufacturing facility, located in Silicon Valley. The custom structure, designed by Mauk Design Principal Mitchell Mauk will house ProExhibits’ expanded manufacturing…
On May 1, 2014, Carpenters Union Local 8 and Teamsters Local 107 picketed outside SMG-managed Pennsylvania Convention Center (PACC) over failed contract renegotiations. This shakedown would shake up the exhibition industry, leading to an ensuing legal battle that over a…
Sydney’s conventions industry makes a comeback
Hyderabad Convention Visitors Bureau (HCVB) CEO Jalil (Gary) Khan announced that Hyderabad, a city located in India’s Telangana state, has won the bid to host SciGenom Congress in October 2015.
The purchasing department at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has joined other government agencies in using Nevada Gov eMarketplace (NGEM.)
Amy Sondrup, managing director, Access TCA has been named to the Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA) board of directors.
Andaz Wall Street, the only hotel situated on Wall Street in New York, welcomed a new director of sales and marketing who will generate revenue for the hotel through room bookings, meetings, weddings and events.
Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, the official visitor information center for visitors to the Shreveport-Bossier metro area in Louisiana, hired a convention and tourism sales assistant.
Three new employees joined the Pasadena Center Operating Company (PCOC) last month to fill vital roles with the Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau (PCVB) and at the Pasadena Convention Center.
Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced the appointment of a new member to the Greater Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau Commission.
Mirror Show Management, a woman-owned exhibit design and customer experience firm located in Webster, N.Y., hired five new employees.
Global Experience Specialists (GES), a global full service provider for live events, announced the promotions of several experienced leaders on its U.S Exhibition Sales team.
MG Design, which offers exhibit design and event management services, added a new senior global business development executive.
Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Convention Center, the largest combination hotel and convention center between Atlanta and Orlando, has added a social catering specialist and event meeting manager.
Chef Jesus Cibrian and Pastry Chef Leslie Cibrian, both of whom formerly worked at Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), are hosting a Grand Opening Launch of La Rue Marché Café restaurant and market.