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  • AVIXA, organizer of InfoComm in Las Vegas, is teaming with InfoCommAsia to launch InfoComm Southeast Asia in Bangkok May 15-17, 2019.
  • Shomex Productions will partner in the Unmukt Festival, which will target the senior citizen market in India and launch in December.
  • Lance Fensterman has been promoted to President of Global ReedPOP, the pop culture division of Reed Exhibitions.
  • The Las Vegas City Council votes April 4 on a proposal to build a new $76 million 350,000-sf downtown exhibition center.
  • Hilton will cut commissions to housing firms and other agencies that book room blocks at its U.S. and Canadian hotels from 10% to 7% in Oct.
  • The Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority announced a 4-year deal for SMG to operate four major Reno-Sparks venues.
  • RetailX will co-locate GlobalShop, Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) and RFID Journal LIVE! June 2019 in Chicago.
  • Freeman is launching cloud-based digital floorplan management system BlueprintTM in the U.S. to make real-time booking data available.
  • A new CEIR report provides benchmarks for all phases of a marketing campaign and details characteristics for success in growing attendance.
  • Mad Event Management is launching UAS/Drones for Disaster Response April 19-20 in Miami. First responders are the target audience.
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January 2007
January 10, 2007

Sheldon Adelson Nominated to U.S. Trade Panel

Las Vegas, NV -- The value of exhibitions may now be given more weight in U.S. trade policy negotiations with the addition of Sheldon Adelson to a key government trade panel. Adelson is a founder of COMDEX and the current chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp.
January 10, 2007

Disney Exec to Lead Portfolio of MAGIC Shows

Woodland Hills, CA – Advanstar Communications selected Chris DeMoulin, an alumnus of the Disney empire,  to be the new president of MAGIC International.
January 9, 2007

Former Show Organizer and Marine to Head Up Chicago’s  MPEA

Chicago, IL – Juan Ochoa, 36, a former marine who launched his own business expo for the Hispanic market, began his new duties in January as the new CEO of Chicago’s Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority,  which owns and operates McCormick Place and Navy Pier .
January 9, 2007

‘E For All’ is New Name for IDG’s New  Videogame Show; Concerts, Tournaments and Job Fair to Be Part of Show

Los Angeles, CA -- The new videogame show launched by IDG World Expo will be officially known as Entertainment for All Expo or by its shorter moniker, E For All Expo.
January 9, 2007

Lowenstein to Run Private-Equity Council Made Up of High-Powered Investment Firms

Washington, DC -- Douglas Lowenstein, the outgoing president of the Electronic Software Association, has agreed to become the president and CEO of a newly formed association in Washington that represents leading private equity firms.
January 9, 2007

Brad Lewis Joins SmithBucklin as Trade Show Services VP

Chicago, IL – Brad Lewis, who spent 17 years with the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau (CCTB), joined SmithBucklin this month as vice president of convention and trade show services.
January 9, 2007

1105 Media Acquires IT Conference Producer Fawcette Technical Publications

New York, NY – Fawcette Technical Publications, Inc., producers of specialized IT conferences, was acquired by 1105 Media, Inc., and will be merged into 1105’s Redmond Media Group.
January 8, 2007

Montgomery Launches New Company in India

London and New Delhi – Declaring India to be a “happening market,” Montgomery International and its long-time Indian partner Inter Ads announced the formation of a new company, Inter Ads Montgomery India Pvt Ltd. 
January 8, 2007

Torn Roof Won’t Delay BC Place Events

Vancouver, BC – Officials at BC Place in Vancouver said Jan. 8 they didn’t expect any disruptions to their event schedule due to a tear that forced the deflation of the fabric stadium roof.
January 8, 2007

Las Vegas to Extend Monorail to Airport

Las Vegas, NV – Las Vegas is making a major move to cut travel times by extending its monorail service to McCarran International Airport beginning in 2011.