Exhibit Surveys becomes exclusive research partner for Lippman Connects

Exhibit Surveys Inc., the leading provider of research, measurement and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry, and Lippman Connects, producer of exclusive events for exhibition and convention professionals, announced Oct. 27 a continuation and expansion of their

EDPA LV hosts 5th Annual Tim Provo Blood Drive

The 5th Annual Tim Provo Blood Drive held by the EDPA Las Vegas chapter was spook-tacular this year!

Public-private partnership thrives at Anaheim Convention Center

Tweet As two city departments in California, Anaheim Convention Center and Anaheim Public Utilities found it easy to work together to implement sustainability programs at the more than 1.1 million square-foot venue.  

The Expo Group announces 2014 SMOTY winners

Since 2000, The Expo Group, the Single Source general contractor, has honored elite tradeshow professionals, a tradition that continues with a new class of The Expo Group Show Manager of the Year (SMOTY) Award honorees.

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PCMA partners with QuickMobile to develop event app

QuickMobile, a developer of mobile event apps, and the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) renewed their partnership for 2015.

Hoteliers embrace new mobile charging platform

Brightbox Inc., the leading global platform provider of networked, safe and secure mobile charging, announced the arrival of the new Brightbox Mark3.

Capitol Tradeshow Services unveils new app for exhibit managers

Available Oct. 28, the CTS Exhibit Manager app is an essential tool for tradeshow exhibit planning at upcoming conferences, according to its developer — Capitol Tradeshow Services Inc.

IAEE expands membership categories

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) added three new categories to its membership offerings –  Auxiliary Member, Corporate Event or Exhibit Marketer, and Educational Institution.

Exhibit Surveys becomes exclusive research partner for Lippman Connects

Exhibit Surveys Inc., the leading provider of research, measurement and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry, and Lippman Connects, producer of exclusive events for exhibition and convention professionals, announced Oct. 27 a continuation and expansion of their

EDPA LV hosts 5th Annual Tim Provo Blood Drive

The 5th Annual Tim Provo Blood Drive held by the EDPA Las Vegas chapter was spook-tacular this year!

Success through partnership

Partnership is perhaps one of the most overused words in American business, yet it still remains one of the most important practices.

Events get digitally enhanced

Often unparalleled in their potential to target and motivate prospects through engaging the senses, live events present exciting opportunities to increase a brand’s visibility and strengthen relationships with existing customers.

MG Design earns EDPA RFP Certification

MG Design, an exhibit design firm, received the EDPA RFP Certification for meeting the industry association’s stringent standards for business practices.

Pennsylvania Convention Center approves ESCA badge usage

Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, Pennsylvania Convention Center (PCC) will allow Exhibition Services & Contractors Association (ESCA) National Worker Identification Systems (WIS) ID badge holders to enter its facility.

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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!!!

Are You Peddling Hotdogs?

I was talking to a good friend yesterday about our changing industry.  He is a new partner in an exhibit house that has been around for about 35 years.

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Alliance Tech exec to co-present at EVENTtech

Alliance Tech, an Austin, Texas-based event technology solutions provider focused on business intelligence for tradeshows, conferences and events, announced Oct. 29 that Executive Vice President Roger Lewis will co-present an educational session at EVENTtech 2014, taking place in Las Vegas

Single bid for convention center hotel next to Salt Palace

One developer responded to an Oct. 24 deadline to bid on the build of a convention center hotel next to Salt Palace in Salt Lake County, Utah.

New Florida resort offers special rates to meeting planners

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, a new resort coming to Greater Fort Lauderdale in summer 2015, announced special offers for meeting planners.

kool. Party Rentals acquires Girari Event Rentals

Phoenix event furniture and décor company kool. Party Rentals announced on Oct. 29 its acquisition of Los Angeles-based Girari Event Rentals.

Majority of The Meetings Show’s hosted buyers will place business

Analysis conducted by The Meetings Show into its hosted buyer program has shown that both hosted buyers and exhibitors see real value in its offering.

BTC earns title of ‘events exhibition’

Taking place at Fortezza da Basso, Florence from Nov. 11-12, BTC has good reason to call itself the “events exhibition” this year, not only in name, but also in fact, according to show officials.

Pacific World partners with 2014 EIBTM

Pacific World, a global DMC and event management organization, was once again confirmed as the official partner to 2014 EIBTM, which is expected to attract some 17,000 professionals worldwide.

Meetings Leadership Summit attracts influencers to EIBTM

EIBTM Meetings Leadership Summit, taking place pre-EIBTM, attracted more than 200 heads of companies and influencers from across the international events community.

Global Spectrum creates arts expo for Owensboro Convention Center

Owensboro Convention Center is bringing a new arts and crafts expo to Owensboro, Ky. Nov. 7-9.

81st UFI Congress kicks off in Colombia

Over 300 delegates from 46 nations are gathering in Bogota, Colombia, for UFI’s 81st Congress.

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Chicagoland resort and conference center adds catering director

Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center appointed a director of Catering & Conference Services.

PMMI appoints director of expositions

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of tradeshows, welcomed a director of expositions.

On Location names new national operations manager

On Location Inc., a nationwide provider of labor and management services for the exhibit and tradeshow industry, named a national operations manager.

Studio Displays appoints 10-year employee to design director

Studio Displays Inc., a full-service exhibit house located in Charlotte, N.C., announced that within the past year a senior-level employee received a promotion to design director.

Momentum Management appoints new northern California city manager

Momentum Management, a nationwide labor services company, introduced its newest addition to the city management team.

Willwork Las Vegas team builds for the future

Willwork is taking a major step forward in solidifying a Las Vegas presence that will underscore its business plan for growth in the Vegas market.

Brumark elevates several employees as division directors

Brumark, a total flooring solutions specialist, promoted three senior account managers to division director roles, effective immediately.

QuickMobile appoints Silicon Valley enterprise veteran

QuickMobile, a provider of mobile event apps, appointed a Silicon Valley enterprise veteran as its new chairman of the board.

Donald E. McNabb adds employees to Trade Show division

Donald E. McNabb Co., a provider of flooring solutions, hired two new employees for its Trade Show division.

ISES recognizes July/August CSEP earners

International Special Events Society (ISES) proudly recognizes the 17 event professionals below who earned the Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) designation in July and August 2014.

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