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  • Reed Travel Exhibitions to merge the highly successful ibtm latin america and ibtm america to create ibtm americas.
  • The event debuts in Mexico City September 5-6, 2018.
  • Herve Sedky, President, Reed Exhibitions Americas says the move will bring bigger opportunities and richer experiences to exhibitors,
  • hosted buyers and visitors.
  • AC Business Media has acquired the conNextions trade show from the Door & Hardware Institute …
  • Corporate Solutions assisted in arranging, structuring and negotiation the transaction. … Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
  • MGM Resorts is adding 80,000 square feet of conference space at the Monte Carlo in Las Vegas and rebranding the Monte Carlo as the Park MGM.
  • The project includes an outdoor terrace and the 10-room executive meeting center.
  • The entire Park MGM is being tailored for smaller groups of up to 5,000 guests.
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Industry News Archive

April 2017
April 3, 2017

CEIR: Industry Growth to Get Back on Track in 2017

Dallas–The trade show industry’s growth rate is expected to rebound this year from the slight dip it experienced in 2016, according to the newly released 2017 CEIR Index Report released April 3 by the Center for Exhibition Industry Research. The CEIR Index, which is availabl…
March 2017
March 28, 2017

SISO Women Survey Reveals Gender Disparity in C-Suite

Atlanta – On the heels of a successful half-day women’s forum, the Society for Independent Show Organizers’ SISO Women unveiled the results of their survey on gender disparity in the trade show Industry. It revealed a distinct gender imbalance at the executive level of many …
March 28, 2017

It’s a Done Deal: Oakland Raiders Headed to Las Vegas

Las Vegas – The National Football League (NFL) voted 31-1 on March 27 to allow the Oakland Raiders to move to Las Vegas, ending more than a year of speculation, legislative consideration, financial commitments made and broken and a last-ditch effort by Oakland to retain the …
March 26, 2017

Gabrielle Weiss Named Publisher and Editor of Trade Show Executive

Chicago—Trade Show Executive (TSE) is extremely pleased to announce that Gabrielle “Gabi” Weiss has been appointed Publisher and Editor of Trade Show Executive. She succeeds former Publisher Darlene Gudea, who will remain TSE’s President. In this expanded role, Weiss will wo…
March 24, 2017

New Study Shows Sponsorship and Exhibit Space Sales Still on the Rise

Arlington, Va. – A new study released today at the Exhibit Sales Roundtable in Washington, D.C. indicates that sponsorship and exhibit space sales are still growing. In fact, the 2017 Benchmarks & Trends in Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales report reveals that 65% of organiz…
March 24, 2017

U.S. Senate Subcommittee Calls for Action to Address Hotel Booking Scams

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and Data Security this week took a significant step toward confronting the impact of online hotel booking scams on American consumers. According to the American Hotel & Lodg…
March 24, 2017

Cubs and Caray’s Highlight TSE Fastest 50 Week in Chicago

Chicago, IL – A perfect Chicago afternoon of baseball under the sun, followed by classic cuisine in the Loop, awaits the honorees at the Trade Show Executive (TSE) Fastest 50 Awards & Summit this Spring. This can’t miss event features a packed agenda of education that wi…
March 22, 2017

Pat Dwyer Leaves SmithBucklin

Chicago – Pat Dwyer, Senior Manager, Event Services, for SmithBucklin, has left the association management company.  She has worked on the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE), a triennial trade show that consistently ranks on the TSE Gold 100, since 1997. Dwyer t…
March 22, 2017

Energy Storage Europe Sets New Record for Exhibitors, Attendees

Dusseldorf, Germany -- Energy Storage Europe, the world’s largest conference focused on energy storage, drew a record number of exhibitors and visitors to Dusseldorf, Germany this month. One of the trade show’s unique features is a broad range of storage technology represent…
March 16, 2017

GES Acquires Poken Show Management Platform

Las Vegas – GES has acquired Poken, the developers of a cloud-based show management platform that serves exhibitions around the world. “This acquisition demonstrates our commitment to being the preferred global live-events partner offering the most comprehensive breadth of t…