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Germany Sees Uptick in Exhibition Industry Foreign Visitors As 3.2 Million Set Record

According to a report released by the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry, approximately 3.2 million people traveled from other countries to Germany in 2016 to either attend or exhibit at trade fairs. Officials say it is the highest

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2017 EDPA ACCESS: Registration is Now Open

The 64th Annual EDPA ACCESS full conference agenda has been announced. Sign up for the only executive conference for designers, builders and suppliers of exhibits and experiences. This year’s theme, “The Evolution of Engagement,” will position you ahead of the curve on best practices and growth

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Posted in Rotator, Southwest News, World

Edlen Congratulates California Team on Promotion of Brittany Cordova

Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services, the nation’s largest independent electrical contractor to the convention and trade show industry, is pleased to announce a promotion in its Anaheim office.   Congratulations to Brittany Cordova, who has recently been promoted to assistant general manager.

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$200 Milllion Renovation Underway for Jamaica’s Montego Bay Convention Center

The Montego Bay Convention Center in St. James, Jamaica, will receive a $200 million renovation, which government officials hope will enhance the venue’s appeal for large events and stem the financial losses the center has experienced recently. Officials say that

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Duke Energy Convention Center Receives Facilities & Destinations Prime Site Award

The Duke Energy Convention Center is honored as a site “worth meeting in” The Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio was presented the Facilities & Destinations Prime Site Award for the sixth year in a row.  Selected by meeting

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Posted in Midwest News, World

Minneapolis Convention Center’s New Stormwater System Reduces Runoff by 5.4 Mill. Gallons a Year

This spring, the Minneapolis Convention Center has begun using its recently installed stormwater storage system, which will keep an estimated 5.4 million gallons of stormwater from running off and into the Mississippi River each year. A series of large rainwater

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CDS to Provide Beacon Technology at ATS 2017, May 19-24, in Washington, DC.

The American Thoracic Society has selected Convention Data Services, their trusted registration partner, to provide beacon technology for the society’s annual conference, ATS 2017, May 19-24, in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC. (Photo courtesy of RC Photographic Productions) CDS

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Posted in Northeast News, World

Quito, Ecuador, Breaks Ground on New Venue

Cited widely as an up and coming destination for Latin American trade shows and events, Quito, Ecuador, is preparing to expand its exhibition footprint with construction of a new venue that will be surrounded by an entire trade show and

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Global Exhibition Day (June 7) Awards Program Introduced, Categories Revealed

Exhibition World, a U.K. publication covering the exhibition industry, has announced that it will give a variety of awards to companies and individuals participating in the annual Global Exhibitions Day. The actual date of Global Exhibitions Day is June 7,

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ICCA Announces Record Number of Association Meetings for Last Year – Paris and USA on Top

The number of international association meetings continues to double every ten years. Paris reclaims the top spot in the 2016 city ranking. At right, France’s new President-elect Emmanuel Macron listens to French employers’ association Medef President Pierre Gattaz. The International

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