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At CTIA Supermobility Week, North America’s largest forum for mobile innovations held Sept. 9-11 in Las Vegas, CTIA panelist and Wi-Fi expert Jeff Lime, vice president, Ventev Wireless Infrastructure, announced two wireless network solutions for open air environments.
The Virtual Edge Institute (VEI) will debut its first Digital Event Strategists (DES) LIVE eight-week online course starting on Sept. 17.
Near-field communication (NFC) – the short-range, wireless technology behind touch-based lead retrieval, access control, session scanning and other applications used at tradeshows, conferences and corporate events – just hit a major milestone.
The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released second quarter data collected from the annual CEIR Index report during the CEIR Predict Conference in Chicago Sept. 11. Marking a modest growth, the results showed a year-on-year gain of 1 percent.…
Creative Banner Displays, a manufacturer and nationwide supplier of visual communications, was recognized as one of this year’s fastest growing private companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine.
Miami-based mobile technology provider EventGO and Las Vegas-based software developer Raster Media have partnered closing an angel funding round to develop a mobile event management platform.
Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC), an event producer for the graphic communications industry, extended its contract with its preferred registration partner, Convention Data Services (CDS).
In recognition of the increasingly important marketing role played by digital devices, the global association for show organizers and fair ground owners — UFI organized this year’s Marketing Award competition to identify outstanding efforts and best practices in this field.…
Shepard Exposition Services, one of the country’s largest tradeshow general services contractors, created a new benchmark for its logistics services division: On-time shipment delivery is now guaranteed.
Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) released its 2015 meeting planner resource guide.
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.
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Organizations are becoming increasingly interested in not only producing a successful and memorable event, but also in giving attendees and members a way to give back to a good cause.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced the launch of the Smart Home Marketplace at the International CES Jan 6-9, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Following the success of its first two editions, The Meetings Show UK received “ICCA Supported Show” status.
Founded six years ago, Dynamic Events is a consortium of companies that specialize in services for special events in Italy and abroad. It also now offers a new website to better highlight its unique suite of event services.
The need for a possible $2.3 billion expansion and renovation to the Las Vegas Convention Center was heard during the Sept. 9 meeting of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA).
Two regions with a proud manufacturing heritage will explore the latest trends driving future sector success.
CARAVAN SALON 2014, the world’s largest trade fair for mobile homes and RVs, closed in Düsseldorf, Germany, as the best attended edition in the event’s history.
From beauty queens to mail carriers and candy store owners, the week of Sept. 8 will be a busy one at the Atlantic City Convention Center.
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Exhibitors at McCormick Place, the largest meetings and exhibition venue in the U.S., will now be able to easily place online orders from SAVOR…Chicago’s exhibitor catering menu.
Global Experience Specialists (GES), a leading global event marketing company, grew its U.S. audio visual team with 10 seasoned professionals.
Cobo Center, the 19th largest convention center in the U.S., appointed a new director of sales.
Fixation Marketing, a full-service marketing communications company, added two new staff members to its Account Services team.
For the second time, the business development director of EXPO XXI Warsaw International Expocentre in Poland was appointed chair of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Central European Chapter.
Running for International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) president is the general manager of the Halic Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey.
Virginia-based National Conference Center, one of the largest conference venues in the U.S., expanded its sales team.
Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority, owner and operator of Greater Columbus Convention Center, will soon search for a successor to its executive director.
National Conference Center (NCC), a large conference venue in northern Virginia, re-hired a former employee as director of conference planning.
Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui, a Hawaii-based luxury oceanfront resort featuring spacious suites and villas, appointed a director of group sales.
VDA Productions, a provider of 3D marketing experiences and design solutions that bring brands to life, implemented organizational and leadership changes.