HCEA Association Roundtable becomes stand-alone event

Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA) will hold an Association Roundtable on Nov. 20, at the Intercontinental Chicago – Miracle Mile, for healthcare association show organizers and exhibition managers.

Pasadena selected to host largest scientific convention

Acclaimed for its influential contributions to space science, technology and innovation, Pasadena, Calif., will be the site of one of the most prominent scientific meetings in the world when it hosts the 42nd COSPAR Scientific Assembly in July 2018.

Hanley Wood Exhibitions sold to UK-based Informa

Hanley Wood Exhibitions, formerly part of the diversified enterprise Hanley Wood, was sold to the UK- based publishing and events company Informa PLC for $375 million.

Feds seize counterfeit booth at SEMA

In a federal complaint filed Nov. 4, Toyo Tire and Rubber Co. Ltd. (Toyo), a manufacturer and distributor of tires, believed Chinese-based Toyomoto Tire Corp. (Toyomoto) depicted itself as a Japanese tire manufacturer and set up a counterfeit booth at

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HCEA Association Roundtable becomes stand-alone event

Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA) will hold an Association Roundtable on Nov. 20, at the Intercontinental Chicago – Miracle Mile, for healthcare association show organizers and exhibition managers.

Reed Travel Exhibitions rebrands ‘ibtm events’

Reed Travel Exhibitions, a travel and tourism events organizer, rebranded its IBTM portfolio, which will now become “ibtm events – connections mean everything.”

Hanley Wood Exhibitions sold to UK-based Informa

Hanley Wood Exhibitions, formerly part of the diversified enterprise Hanley Wood, was sold to the UK- based publishing and events company Informa PLC for $375 million.

QuickMobile issues 2015 predictions for meetings and events

In 2015, the single mobile event app will cede passage to the multi-event app platform as large organizations consolidate travel and meeting departments, work to control spend and more strategically manage and use assets and resources.

Orbus recertified to G7 IDEAlliance Master Print specification

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group (Orbus), a leading trade supplier of display, exhibit and event solutions, announced Nov. 14 that it has been recertified to the G7 IDEAlliance Master Print Specification through June 2015.

5 factors to consider marketing at a trade show

There is always pressure on businesses to do everything possible to generate leads and attract new customers.

MPI predicts 2015 in Meetings Outlook Fall 2014

Meeting Professionals International (MPI), an organization for meeting and event professionals, published its Meetings Outlook, 2014 Fall Edition.

Reveal earns EDPA Certification

Reveal Inc., a St. Louis-based tradeshow and event marketing firm, received the EDPA RFP Certification for meeting the industry association’s stringent standards for business practices in the exhibit industry.

SISO and SACEOS partner to advance global tradeshow industry

Singapore Association of Conventions, Exhibitions and Suppliers (SACEOS) and Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO) jointly signed an agreement to share knowledge and information among their respective exhibition industry members.

Pathable offers free event app and community platform

Pathable, a Seattle-based event technology provider, announced a new entry in event technology. A free version of its 7-year-old, award winning event app and community platform will be available to events operating on limited budgets.

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Some thoughts on improving your interviews

Strangely enough, from my earliest days in business to my current role as CEO/owner of a national search firm, my feelings about job interviews have never changed.

Starry, Starry Night

What is more magical than spending an evening out-of-doors in gentle weather, as coolness descends, scents of earth sharpen and night luminaries emerge from the twilight?

Lessons from an old car salesman

Many, many years ago, I sold cars for one summer.

How to write an effective job description

Most employers, hiring authorities, department heads and HR department personnel deal with job descriptions in some form or other nearly every day.

Coming together on global climate change

As a resident of Las Vegas for nearly 30 years, I watched it grow from a small city of 200,000 to a thriving metropolis of 2 million.

Out on the farm

I am sitting at the desk in my hotel room in Kearney, Neb.

It’s time to look for top talent again

As we move slowly out of our recession, companies have a big job on their hands.

Five tactics to rock your next tradeshow event

We all know that marketing your business at a tradeshow is a significant investment. Factors like budget concerns, economic conditions and even technology can impact whether or not people are attending tradeshows.

Remembering an industry legend

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.

Greetings to readers everywhere!!!

Greetings to readers everywhere!!!

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EIBTM to be renamed ibtm world in 2015

EIBTM closed Nov. 20 with over 15,500 industry professionals onsite for the three days of the show, an 8 percent increase from 2013. With over 80 percent of attendees coming from Europe, the trend underlines the American Express Meetings &

Dubai Business Events, DuBiotech partnership supports life sciences conferences

Dubai Business Events (DBE) and DuBiotech, subsidiaries of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and TECOM Investment respectively, have signed a memorandum of understanding pledging to collaborate in supporting international life sciences conferences held in Dubai.

Dubai partners with PCMA to further bolster events

Dubai Business Events (DBE), the official destination marketing organization, signed a partnership agreement with the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA).

Recap: EDPA Midwest 2014 Design Challenge

Held Nov. 13 at Itasca Country Club in Itasca, Ill., EDPA Midwest put together an actual RFP and challenged Joe Connelly of Connelly Design and Jacqueline Hake of Lighthouse Exhibits to present their original design-driven solutions at the 2014 Design

IAPCO and Centium Software announce partnership at EIBTM

Centium Software will be joining forces with IAPCO as its 2015 Technology Partner.

Swedish-German trade fair organizers partner for new venture

International trade fair organizers Elmia and DLG partnered to establish a forestry fair in Romania.

ProWine China 2014 sets standards

For three days, wine and spirits producers from 38 countries – a number unsurpassed by any other wine trade fair in China – presented their products at ProWine China 2014, the regional satellite event of ProWein, International Leading Trade Fair

AIME earns Best Exhibition at Australian Event Awards

Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) was named the Best Exhibition in the annual Australian Event Awards (AEA) 2014.

Venture+ Forum connects health care industry

The Venture+ Forum at the mHealth Summit brings together entrepreneurs, investors and key health industry partners to foster cutting-edge collaborations and the adoption of innovative, evidence-based and outcomes-driven digital health technology solutions that meet the needs of an evolving health

ibtm arabia reveals its new meeting pods

ibtm arabia unveiled the design impression of its exhibitor “meeting pods” for the transformation of the region’s MICE event, previously known as GIBTM, which takes place for the first time at The St. Regis Hotel Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu

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PMMI appoints VP of marketing and communications

PMMI, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of tradeshows, is pleased to welcome a vice president of marketing and communications.

Mirror Show Management hires seven new employees

Mirror Show Management, an exhibit design and customer experience firm located in Webster, N.Y., expanded its team by seven new employees.

MG Design hires expert detailer for rental division

MG Design, an exhibit design firm, welcomed a detailer into its rental division.

MG Design expands new business development team

MG Design, an exhibit firm, welcomed three employees to its New Business Development Team in Wisconsin.

IAEE leader appointed to CIC board of directors

The president and CEO of International Association of Exhibitions and Event (IAEE) was appointed as chairman of the board of directors for Convention Industry Council (CIC), effective Nov. 1.

Experient adds strategic account manager

Experient, the source for integrated meeting and event solutions, appointed a strategic account manager, association market.

Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority expands executive team

An attorney who concentrated her practice on employment discrimination and higher education and the former executive director of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs joined the staff of the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority this November.

Louisville CVB makes several employee changes

Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau (LCVB) named three new members to its staff and promoted two others. 

Atlanta CVB expands staff by two

Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) hired two new employees.

AV Images appoints director of client relations

AV Images, an audio visual agency, hired a director of client relations who now reports to Vice President Vince Padua.

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