MC2 releases report ‘Sales vs. Marketing: Who’s Got the Lead?’

MC2 (“MC-Squared”), a leading event marketing and production partner, released a report addressing the challenges of the ongoing rivalry between sales and marketing and why content marketing is imperative to the sales process.

World Routes’ first African event in 2015

Routes, which organizes airline and airport networking events through its regional and global Route Development Forums, along with the Chicago Department of Aviation and Choose Chicago, officially handed over next year’s assemby to South Africa following its 2014 event, held

PACC town hall addresses expanded work rules

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) and the nation’s leading facilities manager, SMG, hosted a special town hall on Sept. 19.

IAPCO to host mini conference at ICCA

Specifically designed for meetings management sector delegates, International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) will host a mini conference at the 53rd International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress, to be held Nov. 1-5 in Antalya, Turkey.

Phoenix makes strong case to host 2016 Democratic National Convention

One of five cities that has been short-listed to host the next Democratic National Convention (DNC), Phoenix is vying for the 2016 convention.

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MC2 releases report ‘Sales vs. Marketing: Who’s Got the Lead?’

MC2 (“MC-Squared”), a leading event marketing and production partner, released a report addressing the challenges of the ongoing rivalry between sales and marketing and why content marketing is imperative to the sales process.

Xzibitware Tool announces time-saving enhancements

Richard Maddox, president of software developer MALEKKO Software Systems based in Norcross, Ga., announced four enhancements to its Xzibitware Tool, a system that provides software and support for exhibit designers and detailers.

Metalcraft releases new RFID credential tag

ID Access RFID Credential Tags are now available for events and venues, according to Metalcraft, a provider of property identification solutions.

ESPA accepting nominations for CSM of the Year Award

Each year, Successful Meetings magazine and the Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA) team up to present the 37th Annual CSM of the Year Awards to convention service managers (CSM).

Alliance Tech introduces Intelligent CLOUD EVENTS

Alliance Tech, an event technology solutions provider, launched a solution designed to meet small event needs — Intelligent CLOUD EVENTS.

GES launches Expresso Mobile App

Global Experience Specialists (GES), a leading global event marketing company, launched its mobile app for Expresso, GES’ premier online management tool for exhibitors.

Shamrock Capital Advisors acquires Questex

In partnership with senior management, Shamrock Capital Advisors acquired Questex, a global business information and events company.

IAEE and IEIA sign reciprocity agreement

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) entered into a reciprocity agreement with the Indian Exhibition Industry Association (IEIA) during the recent IEIA Open Seminar in Hyderabad, India.

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group to appear on Fox Business

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group announced the company will be featured in an upcoming production of “Manufacturing Marvels,” airing on The Fox Business News Network between 8:30 and 8:44 p.m. CST on Sept. 18. Produced by award-winning producers Bob and

Prism introduces new LED display arm light

Prism Tradeshow Lighting, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative lighting solutions, introduced the world’s first line-voltage LED display arm light — PAL25S.  

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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.

How to use hiring to reinforce your brand

Employees who share your values are not only great to work with – they stay longer in your company. 

Glimpsing the world of tomorrow

British science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke is famous for observing, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” For over 150 years, World’s Fairs have provided a glimpse of technological advancements and ideas that may have felt more like

Twenty years of caring

It’s an interesting thing, this tradeshow industry. We’ve had lots of conversations about how we all seem to fall into this business, from all walks of life, and once we get in, it’s hard to get out. All you have

Time to review your interview process

What can you do when the interview process you’ve used for decades fails you? When it doesn’t make it easy enough to assess each candidate accurately, or when the candidate you chose turns out to not be the best one

GREETINGS TO READERS EVERYWHERE!

This July 2014 edition pays tribute to the many people involved in moving F-R-E-I-G-H-T. The definition of freight as it relates to the tradeshow & event industry is very similar to the standard definition, but when applied directly to our

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World Routes’ first African event in 2015

Routes, which organizes airline and airport networking events through its regional and global Route Development Forums, along with the Chicago Department of Aviation and Choose Chicago, officially handed over next year’s assemby to South Africa following its 2014 event, held

Owensboro Convention Center wins design award

Tilt-up Concrete Association (TCA) honored the Kentucky-based Owensboro Convention Center for the design of its entry sign.

PACC town hall addresses expanded work rules

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) and the nation’s leading facilities manager, SMG, hosted a special town hall on Sept. 19.

IAPCO to host mini conference at ICCA

Specifically designed for meetings management sector delegates, International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) will host a mini conference at the 53rd International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress, to be held Nov. 1-5 in Antalya, Turkey.

The Philippines set to host 2016 Routes Asia

Heading to Manila, Philippines, is the 2016 Routes Asia, a conference centered on the world of airline route development, from March 6-8.

Los Angeles Convention Center succeeds under AEG

Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) reached several key and significant financial and other performance milestones since AEG Facilities took over the management of the city-owned facility in December 2013.

Italian BTC expo ramps up educational offerings

More educational sessions were named for BTC – an Italy-based events exhibition to be held in Fortezza da Basso, Florence, from Nov. 11-12.

Phoenix makes strong case to host 2016 Democratic National Convention

One of five cities that has been short-listed to host the next Democratic National Convention (DNC), Phoenix is vying for the 2016 convention.

Design & Construction Week converges five leading shows in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Market announced on Sept. 18 that its Winter 2015 edition, scheduled Jan. 18-22, is timed to coincide with the second annual Design & Construction Week (DCW). Expected to be the largest-ever residential construction and housing exposition in the

Samsung leader delivering keynote at International CES

Delivering the keynote address at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas Jan. 6-9 is the president and CEO of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, according to show owner and producer Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).

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Nomadic Display appoints new VP of sales

Nomadic Display, a provider of custom modular and portable display solutions, appointed a vice president of sales for North America.

LED Source grows franchise network with new VP

LED Source, a North American LED lighting solutions provider, filled a newly created position with a veteran franchise executive.

Momentum Management welcomes new Atlanta city manager

Momentum Management, a nationwide labor services company, introduced its new Atlanta city manager.

Eagle Management Group expands team in two markets

Tweet Eagle Management Group (Eagle), a provider of construction labor and management services, brought on two new employees to serve tradeshow and event clients in New Orleans and Washington, D.C.

Mass. governor appoints CDS employee to community role

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick appointed Convention Data Services’ (CDS) human resources director to the Board of Trustees of a local college.

Istanbul CVB board elects managing director

Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau (ICVB), Turkey’s first destination marketing organization, appointed a new managing director.

GES grows AV division across the U.S.

Global Experience Specialists (GES), a leading global event marketing company, grew its U.S. audio visual team with 10 seasoned professionals.

Cobo Center appoints sales director

Cobo Center, the 19th largest convention center in the U.S., appointed a new director of sales.

Fixation Marketing expands Account Services team

Fixation Marketing, a full-service marketing communications company, added two new staff members to its Account Services team.

EXPO XXI Warsaw director named ICCA chair twice over

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.

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