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  • The Meetings Mean Business Coalition (MMBC) relaunched its Worth Meeting About campaign to highlight the value of face-to-face meetings.
  • The campaign will crowdsource stories & testimonials on social media to develop a set of case studies and to create an online conversation.
  • Cobo Center will host the North American International Auto Show through 2025, after the show signed a new 8-year deal with Cobo in July.
  • SMG, which manages Cobo, signed its first agreement with the auto show in 2012. The NAIAS annually draws more than 800,000 attendees.
  • Effective Aug 1, 2017, the San Diego Convention Center (SDCC) will transition to ESCA's Worker Identification System (WIS) Badge.
  • The change takes full effect in Jan 1, 2018. Show workers will be required to carry a WIS badge or the credential issued by the SDCC.
  • The Consumer Technology Association, organizers of the annual CES show, was named one of Washington’s Top Workplaces by the Washington Post.
  • The CTA has made the prestigious list for four consecutive years. The rankings are based on employee responses about workplace culture.
  • Comexposium has launched a joint venture with Indonesia’s Amara Group. The partnership includes running the GIIAS auto show in Jakarta.
  • The partnership plans to increase international attendance at GIIAS and launch a new expo for Indonesia’s bus-and-truck market.
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June 2017
June 26, 2017

Global Safety and Security Concerns Tops the Program at Global Direct™

Chicago — Trade Show Executive's Global Direct™ is only a few weeks away! Check out some of the captivating content offered at this exclusive hosted buyer event.
June 22, 2017

Global Direct™ in the Sweet Spot of Industry Expansion Trend

Chicago — TSE's Global Direct™ on trend with international expansion, according to this year's UFI Global Barometer.
June 22, 2017

Access Intelligence Expands Marketing-Sector Footprint

New York — In a sale represented by JEGI, Access Intelligence (AI) has acquired leading integrated media & events company, AdExchanger.
June 19, 2017

E3 2017 Opens to Public, Attracts 68,400 Attendees

Los Angeles — Total attendance hits record high at this year's E3 after the show opened its doors to the public.
June 19, 2017

Final Vote Gives Green Light to Las Vegas CC Expansion

Las Vegas — A unanimous vote approves the $1.4 billion expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
June 16, 2017

FreemanXP Acquires Marketing Firm

Dallas — Fusion Brand Experiences, a boutique marketing firm in Philadelphia, will become part of FreemanXP, adding to Freeman's growing agency capabilities.
June 16, 2017

Jack Chalden Remembered by Trade Show Industry

Fort Myers, Fla. — Beloved veteran show manager, Jack Chalden, died May 19 at the age of 78.
June 16, 2017

FABTECH Organizers Pitch IIoT to Wider Attendee Pool

Chicago — Hannover Messe is adding a summit on automation and manufacturing at its 2017 IAMD USA show taking place in Chicago on Nov. 7.
June 12, 2017

Reed Exhibitions Expands Portfolio

Norwalk, Conn. — Reed Exhibitions adds another show to it's growing portfolio: Tiny House & Simple Living Jamboree.
June 9, 2017

Informa Boat Show Extends Port Call in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — Informa Exhibitions pens a 30+ year deal to keep its International Boat Show at the Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel & Yachting Center.