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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

Eagle Management Group Soars to the Top

It all began in the summer of 1987.


Protecting people and business

Quality of Life

Who is attracted to the tradeshow labor?



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AIPC brings together global and regional expertise in Singapore

AIPC – the International Association of Convention Centers – brought together over 50 participants from eight countries for the AIPC Asia Pacific Summit, a specialized regional training and professional development program that took place in Singapore on Oct. 22, 2015

etouches releases an eBook on best event app practices

etouches, a provider of cloud event management software solutions, released the event app blue book, a free eBook that offers event professionals the tips and tricks for implementing mobile in their event strategy.

GMIC research illustrates the impact of sustainable events

Green Meeting Industry Council has announced a new research project, “An Analysis of Corporate Brands: How Corporate Brands Use Live Events to Underscore Sustainability Practices.”

Zenith LaborNet honors breast cancer fighters

Zenith LaborNet of Tucker, Ga. will be recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donning pink “Z” shirts across the country for the month of October.

MG Design honored for marketing excellence

MG Design Associates has received a prestigious Sizzle Award in EXHIBITOR Magazine’s 18th Annual Sizzle Awards competition, which honors excellence in trade show promotions.

Hill & Partners celebrates 20 years

Hill and Partners’ team of branded environment specialists are proud to announce the company’s 20th anniversary this fall.

CDS debuts Geo Attendance Map

Convention Data Services (CDS) introduced the CDS Geo Attendance Map, a graphical and interactive program that displays a worldwide view of the event audience on a map of the U.S. and of the world, with states and countries shaded to

Freeman expands AV division by acquiring global event company

Freeman, the leading global provider of brand experiences, has completed the acquisition of Staging Connections Group Limited (SCGL), a global event services company.

Nimlok releases new modular exhibits brochure

Nimlok, a division of Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, released a brochure featuring its green, reconfigurable and customizable lines of modular exhibit solutions for exhibitors.

The Expo Group names 2015 SMOTY winners

The Expo Group Show Manager of the Year Awards winners for 2015 emerged from a field of hard-working nominees committed to their craft.



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The Wedding Planner

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

Green Festival Celebrates the Best in Sustainability

Imagine a place where the latest innovations in green products, services, food, lifestyle and business are gathered together under a single roof – a place where environmentally sound policies are put into practice by a large community of people with

Green Venue Report 2015 Soon to be Released

In 2013, two organizations joined forces to produce the Green Venue Report, a comprehensive industry study examining the sustainability standards practiced by convention venues in the U.S. and Canada.

Corporate Wisdom?

The other day I was reading through some old articles that I had stashed in a ‘management’ folder in my file cabinet.

Greetings to Readers Everywhere!

With the beginning of September starts our four-month look into tradeshow and event labor.

Your Interview Style Needs Sprucing Up

Our interview style—the way we present ourselves to the candidate, is vital to making a good hire.

Make the Most of your Summer

Summer is here. My son is spending every free moment on his boat at the lake. My daughter is a counselor at a summer camp in Maine for two months.

How to sell your position to the candidate

Let’s face it; many parts of the job market today are mainly candidate dominated. (Sales is certainly one.) The candidate is “in the driver’s seat.”

‘We don’t like their sound’

“We don’t like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.” Decca recording company rejecting the Beatles, 1962

Green Take on a Great Lake

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.



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tmf dialogue marketing partners with Conventa

tmf dialogue marketing will work in close cooperation with Conventa, an annual B2B two-day event from Jan. 21-22, 2016 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

ibtm world 2015 to connect global meetings industry

Hundreds of new exhibitors, thousands of pre-scheduled business appointments already planned, a new dynamic and inspirational education program, and the best in industry networking will make Barcelona the center of the global meetings industry when ibtm world (formerly EIBTM) opens

Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre concludes European tour

Generating a variety of high potential leads and the possibility to attract over 40,000 delegates, the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC), the Sultanate’s landmark events hub, has successfully completed its third Roadshow in Europe, a joint initiative with the

The Cruise Pavilion returns to boot Düsseldorf 2016

Following the successful launch in 2015, boot Düsseldorf 2016 – 47th International Boat Show – will again feature the Cruise Pavilion presenting a wide range of cruise options in Hall 14. boot will take place from Jan. 23 – 31,

Manufacturers to gather in Cincinnati

Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau announced that Siemens PLM Software, a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, will host its annual global conference for users of Solid Edge software for computer-aided design (CAD), in

ICC Sydney leaders join facility discussion at AIPC Asia Summit

Leaders from International Convention Center Sydney (ICC Sydney) have fueled discussion and debate at the AIPC Asia Summit in Singapore this week, providing insights into the key challenges shaping the future of the conventions industry and strategies for success.

Agility contracted to handle British Marine Boat Shows

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has been awarded the contract by British Marine to provide freight forwarding services for the British Marine Boat Shows in London and Southampton in 2016.

Montreal snags major conventions estimated to generate $117M

For the quarter ending September 30, 2015, the Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal has confirmed it has secured seven international1 conventions, four national2 conventions and seven major tradeshows to be held in the future, representing a sharp rise

Las Vegas contracts with Professional Bull Riders through 2018

Las Vegas announced Oct. 21 that it will continue to be the longest standing partner on the world’s premier bull riding circuit, the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS).

Association Meetings Conference coming to Church House

Church House Conference Centre, London, will provide the backdrop for the fourth edition of the Association Meetings Conference on June 13, 2016.



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Willwork Inc. announces new account executive

Willwork Inc. Exhibit and Event Services, an event contracting, labor and technology provider, announced the newest member to join their team.

Teamwork Event Specialists introduces new account manager

Teamwork Event Specialists, a nationwide, full-service event contractor specializing in private and corporate events, as well as user group meetings and tradeshows, announced its newest member. Paula McCallum is the new account manager.

Access TCA appoints event services manager

Access TCA is pleased to announce that Renée Corine Arnold has joined its team of event services managers.

TradeTec appoints new marketing manager

TradeTec, a full-service B2B exhibit house specializing in tradeshow display design and booth delivery, has announced a new marketing manager.

AIME hires new event director

The Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) welcomes new Event Director, Ian Wainwright, to lead the team in delivering an inspirational trade show for the business events industry, Feb. 23 – 24, 2016 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Pacific World extends leadership in Singapore

Pacific World, the integrated global DMC and Event Management organization that operates in 30 countries, extended its leadership.

Four Points by Sheraton Sydney adds MICE sales director

Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Darling Harbour is pleased to announce the appointment of a Director of Sales, MICE, effective immediately.

Edlen announces promotions in Las Vegas

Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services, the nation’s largest independent electrical contractor to the convention and tradeshow industry, is pleased to announce promotions in its Las Vegas office.

MG Design adds senior account manager

MG Design is pleased to announce that it appointed a senior account manager. Jackie Holmes will report to Kelli Steckbauer, vice president, global & client services.

Momentum Management expands its special operations team

Momentum Management welcomed a new special operations manager.

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