Experiencing 2014 Expo! Expo! from multiple viewpoints

Not only do participants get to experience a new city each time International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) selects a host destination for its annual meeting and tradeshow, but also locals get the opportunity to learn more about the

Annual ‘State of the Meetings Industry’ survey forecasts 2015 trends

In its third annual “State of the Meetings Industry” survey of more than 185 meeting planners nationwide, Destination Hotels shed light on the recent trends affecting the planning and execution of meetings and events.

CEIR releases 2014 Q3 results

The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR), an organization which advances the growth, awareness and value of exhibitions and other face-to-face marketing events, released on Dec. 16 third quarter data collected for the annual CEIR Index report.

Mandalay Bay installs world’s largest convention center solar array

NRG Energy Inc. and MGM Resorts International announced Oct. 23 the completed installation of the world’s largest rooftop solar array on a convention center.

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Experiencing 2014 Expo! Expo! from multiple viewpoints

Not only do participants get to experience a new city each time International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) selects a host destination for its annual meeting and tradeshow, but also locals get the opportunity to learn more about the

Inaugural North American Meetings Industry Day to launch in 2015

For the first time, the greater meetings and events industry across the U.S., Canada and Mexico will join together to host the North American Meetings Industry Day (NAMID).

FreemanXP to launch second screen platform for live events

FreemanXP, a leading global brand experience agency, announced the launch of FXP | touch, a proprietary second screen platform, to increase engagement and deliver real-time analytics at live events.

Annual ‘State of the Meetings Industry’ survey forecasts 2015 trends

In its third annual “State of the Meetings Industry” survey of more than 185 meeting planners nationwide, Destination Hotels shed light on the recent trends affecting the planning and execution of meetings and events.

CEIR releases 2014 Q3 results

The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR), an organization which advances the growth, awareness and value of exhibitions and other face-to-face marketing events, released on Dec. 16 third quarter data collected for the annual CEIR Index report.

IMEX Group identifies industry trends for 2015

The IMEX Group, organizers of the annual IMEX in Frankfurt and IMEX America tradeshows for the global meetings, incentive travel and events industry, presented a round-up of industry predictions for 2015.

EP&M International wins Event Design Award

Albany-based EP&M International, an award-winning exhibit design and project management firm, earned the top prize for Best Permanent Corporate/Retail Installation of 2014.

EDPA 2014 leadership recognition

Each year Exhibit Designers + Producers Association (EDPA) recognizes exhibit industry individuals who have contributed to change the direction that tradeshow marketing is heading.

Congress reauthorizes Brand USA

Congress voted to reauthorize Brand USA, America’s first global consumer, for another five years following the U.S. Travel Association’s “Brand USA Day of Action” on Dec. 2.

IAEE event attendees eligible for Delta Airlines discounts

International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) partnered with Delta Airlines and SkyTeam Global Meetings to offer discounts to anyone attending the association’s annual tradeshow and other events.

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Getting interviews…but no job offers?

There is no doubt that the job market is getting better.

Here’s to old friends and new

If you’ve been in this business for very long, and have traveled to the same convention cities numerous times, you probably have your favorite hangouts. And if you’ve been one of the ‘regulars’ there, no doubt you have folks who

Ecopreneurs flourishing from coast to coast

Growing cultural awareness about the environment and the attending increase in corporate social responsibility standards have contributed to a niche market for boutique, sustainable businesses.

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.

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Hotel complex offers fastest Internet in Kansas City, Mo.

The Sheraton and Westin Kansas City at Crown Center now offer the fastest hotel Internet within Kansas City, Mo.

Valve World Expo 2014 sees surge in participation

With 665 exhibitors from 40 countries and about 12,500 trade visitors from 57 nations, Valve World Expo 2014, 9th Biennial Valve World Conference & Exhibition, closed in Düsseldorf, Germany to very positive reviews.  

Reed in China twice honored as a top employer

Reed Exhibitions Greater China (RXGC), an exhibition organizer, was selected as a “Beijing Top 30 Employer” in conjunction with “The China Best Employer Award 2014.”

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon recognized for excellence

In recognition for its world-class facilities and service excellence, Corinthia Hotel Lisbon was named the Luxury Hotel & Conference Center of the European Continent at the 2014 World Luxury Hotel Awards held in South Africa.

Messe Berlin sees successful, action-packed 2014

In 2014, marking a turnover of more than 265 million euros, the Messe Berlin group of companies achieved its highest turnover in the company’s history, which by far exceeded the previous record of 247 million euros in 2012.

World Tea & Coffee Expo expands focus

Launched in 2013, the World Tea & Coffee Expo (WTCE), a trade event owned and organized by Sentinel Exhibitions Asia P Ltd, offers an organized avenue for industry stakeholders for networking, business expansion and ideas exchange.

Corporate Travel World China to launch in 2015

The first installment of Corporate Travel World (CTW) China will launch in Shanghai April 14-16 at the Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing.

ASTOUND Group expands to San Francisco

ASTOUND Group, a global design and fabrication house providing end-to-end solutions for events, exhibits and specialized construction projects, announced Dec. 11 that it opened a new business office in downtown San Francisco.

Routes Silk Road event feels at home in Georgia

Following the success of the inaugural Routes Silk Road in July, the 2015 event will once again take place in Tbilisi, Georgia, hosted by United Airports of Georgia (UAG) under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development.

Orbus donates to Toys for Tots

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, a leading trade supplier of display, exhibit and event solutions, announced its donation of thousands of dollars’ worth of toys to the DuPage County Toys for Tots program.

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Hospitality Performance Network Global appoints new VP

Hospitality Performance Network Global (HPNG), the world’s most global site selection and meeting procurement company, hired a meeting executive as vice president of Global Accounts in Bethesda, Md. 

GES Europe welcomes business development manager

Global Experience Specialists (GES), a global full-service provider for live events, appointed a business development manager for operations in Europe.

Freeman appoints new VP to expo division

Freeman, a global partner for integrated marketing solutions for live engagements, named a business development vice president of its Exposition Division.

VDA Productions creates new specialist position

VDA Productions, a provider of 3D marketing experiences and design solutions, added a new position for the award-winning event design and production agency.

SpotMe promotes executive to global role

SpotMe, a mobile event app provider, announced a new leader.

ShowNets welcomes back former employee

After a 13-year hiatus, a former employee rejoined ShowNets LLC, a provider of Internet services for tradeshows and events.

Connections Housing fills newly created senior role in D.C.

Connections Housing, an Atlanta-based meeting management, convention housing and travel services leader, appointed a new employee to the newly created post of chief innovation officer.

IAEE names 2015 chairperson, board members

International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) 2014 Chairperson Jonathan “Skip” Cox passed the gavel to the chairperson-elect on Dec. 11, during Expo! Expo! — the association’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Los Angeles.

Longtime IAEE executive appointed to EVP

International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) appointed a familiar name as the organization’s executive vice president.

Hargrove names SVP tradeshows and exhibits

Hargrove, a national leader in the tradeshow, event and exhibit industries, named its new senior vice president for tradeshows and exhibits.

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