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  • Detroit’s Cobo Center receives ASTM Venue Standard recertification, having first received certification in 2015.
  • Host to this year’s Sustainable Brands Conference, Cobo Center was the 9th facility in 2015 to receive ASTM Venue Standard certification.
  • Convention Data Services broke ground on its new corporate headquarters in mid-March. The approximate 30,000-sf building opens in Q1 2018.
  • The new digs are next to the current CDS HQ in Bourne, Mass. The construction will accommodate the company’s growth and create new jobs.
  • China’s Shenyang New World EXPO opened March 1, hosting 2 exhibitions in its first month of operation, with a third to be held 23-25 March.
  • To date, the largest event was a dental equipment and oral health exhibition, open 16-19 March, which drew more than 39,000 attendees.

How Will Brexit Impact Trade Shows?

Danica Tormohlen
, Editor-at-Large
June 24, 2016
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London, England - What does Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union mean for the exhibitions and events industry? Already the British pound has plummeted to its lowest point in 30 years and analysts predict short-term global financial volatility, at the very least, given the myriad uncertainties that yesterday’s vote has unleashed. TSE’s news report next week will bring you comments and insights from major players in the exhibition industry on how the UK’s “Brexit” vote — in which Britain became the first country ever to leave the European Union — will likely affect the exhibition industry in the short and long term.

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