The Board of Directors of the Randy Smith Memorial Foundation announced Jan. 19 that it has absorbed the Annual Charity Golf Cup Tournament, which has been played in Las Vegas prior to EXHIBITOR Show for the past 4 years, and…
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Global Experience Specialists (GES), a global full service provider for live events, announced a comprehensive sponsorship study with data from the top 250 U.S. tradeshows, top 50 Canadian tradeshows and top 50 Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association medical meetings. The…
Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released its Quick Guide on Attendee Preferences by Industry Sector, a useful tool for planning marketing strategies to targeted attendees.
2014 was another record year for Routes, part of UBM EMEA, with more delegates than ever before attending its World Routes and Regional Route Development Forums.
Cvent, a cloud-based enterprise event management and venue selection firm, announced Jan. 7 that it acquired Elite Meetings International (EMI), a Santa Barbara, Calif.-based hospitality marketing company specializing in high-end meeting hotels and resorts.
From Jan. 6-9, more than 160,000 attendees and 3,500 exhibiting companies came together for the much-anticipated International CES, held in Las Vegas. MC2 (“MC-squared”), a firm that designs, builds and manages integrated marketing programs for events, exhibits, and brand environments,…
On Jan. 13, DoubleDutch, an award-winning provider of mobile event applications, announced three product features at PCMA Convening Leaders Conference in Chicago, impacting all involved with making an event successful.
Momentum Management, a nationwide labor services company, will be preparing for a busy 2015 following its most successful year in the company’s history.
Convention Industry Council (CIC) announced the 2015 officers of the Accepted Practice Exchange (APEX) Standards Review Committee.
Frost Miller Group, a Bethesda, Md.-based marketing agency, was recognized for its work with associations in Association TRENDS magazine’s 2014 All-Media Contest.
QuickMobile, a global leader in mobile enterprise meeting and event apps, announced the meeting industry’s first Mobile App Certificate program to award up to 10 continuing education units (CEs) toward Certified Meeting Professional (CMP and CMP-HS) accreditation and recertification requirements.
When companies collaborate to decrease environmental impact, traditional barriers built on competition and profits come down, and everyone benefits.
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Working in the tradeshow industry for nearly 15 years after beginning his career as an estimator, David Callahan founded Unified Systems Inc. in 2005 to provide project management and engineering services for the tradeshow industry.
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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.
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Expect to see a 25 percent increase in MICE suppliers at Thailand’s 60 square-meter pavilion, fronted by Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) at the upcoming IT&CM China 2015.
In recognizing the importance of continuing professional development of less experienced professionals, the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA) will deliver an education program.
The historic Pasadena Civic Auditorium Exhibition Hall – also known as Exhibit Hall “C” – will reopen after last serving as an exhibition hall and ballroom in 1976.
ibtm america regional buyers expressed a clear demand for an increased presence of European suppliers as they attend the show in search of the next “big idea” international incentive and meeting destination.
From March 26-28, CHINA MED 2015, the 27th International Medical Instruments and Equipment Exhibition, will return to the China National Convention Center in Beijing.
Tradeshow attendees at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville reported contracting a stomach bug called norovirus.
Twenty eight high-profile individuals and organisations were honored by Dubai’s government Jan. 18 for their ongoing efforts to attract and host international conferences in the city, further reinforcing the emirate’s position as a global hub for knowledge exchange.
Conventa, an exhibition for meetings, events and incentives, is set to run Jan. 22-23 at Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre in Slovenia. The seventh edition will bring to Ljubljana the highest number of international meetings planners and meeting providers in…
Reed Exhibitions Greater China, the country’s leading organizer of definitive trade events, partnered with Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan.
During the 2015 International Builders’ Show (IBS), Portland Cement Association (PCA) Chief Economist and Group Vice-President Edward J. Sullivan announced that housing starts will increase 20 percent to 1.2 million units in 2015.
A senior account manager at Star, a leading global marketing solutions provider, has joined the ranks of the tradeshow industry’s top talent by completing EXHIBITOR’s Certified Tradeshow Marketer (CTSM) accreditation program, the only university-affiliated certification program in the tradeshow and…
Testrite Visual Products, a manufacturer of display hardware solutions, named its next president.
Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, the official destination marketing organization (DMO) for the Louisiana city, hired a vice president of sales and services, effective immediately.
Reed Exhibitions, a global event organizer, appointed a divisional director – Travel.
After a record year of growth, Shepard Exposition Services — a privately held event services firm operating in 10 U.S. markets — started the New Year with two key promotions.
Nimlok Chicago, a full-service tradeshow exhibit provider, announced a new addition to its production team.
Due to a significant increase in demand, The Meetings Show in Olympia, London, from July 7-9 expanded its sales team. The move comes as it looks to benefits from growing sales amongst new and returning exhibitors ahead of the 2015…
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the sixth largest convention center in the U.S., named a director of event services.
Visit Phoenix, the city’s official destination marketing organization, boosted its efforts with three recent promotions among its staff.
Sho-Link Incorporated, an installation and dismantle service company, named its employee of the year.