Industry News Archive
November 12, 2007
November 10, 2007
Las Vegas, NV – GES Exposition Services, Inc. has acquired Ethnometrics Corp., a Michigan firm that specializes in analyzing crowd behavior and traffic flow at retail establishments, trade shows and other large events.
November 6, 2007
Berlin, Germany - Germany’s BABYWELT consumer shows have been acquired from Messewelten by GJ EME, a partnership of Expomedia Group plc and magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr AG & Co KG.
November 1, 2007
Boston, MA – Mary Dolaher, the former vice president in charge of E3 Expo for the Entertainment Software Association, landed the top job at IDG World Expo today amid media speculation that the company was about to launch a video game trade show of its own at the Los Angele…
October 29, 2007
Carlsbad, CA – Everyone at Trade Show Executive extends their heartfelt thanks to its friends in the trade show industry who expressed their support and concern during the outbreak of wildfires in Southern California.
October 24, 2007
Toronto, ON – Diversified Business Communications Canada is acquiring the World Conference on Disaster Management from the non-profit Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness (CCEP).
October 13, 2007
Houston, TX – After 20 years as the first and only president of the convention and visitors bureau in Minneapolis, Greg Ortale has been named president and CEO of the Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau, where they still remember the mark he left on the city in …
October 12, 2007
Utrecht, Netherlands - Nielsen Company agreed to sell its 50% stake in VNU Exhibitions Europe to Jaarbeurs (Holdings) BV, the parent holding company of Dutch trade show organizer Jaarbeurs Utrecht.
October 11, 2007
Los Angeles, CA - Canon Communications has added a version of its Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) shows to serve the Midwest U.S. market. Medical Design & Manufacturing Midwest will debut Sept. 23-25, 2008 as a co-location with five other manufacturing show…
October 11, 2007
Las Vegas, NV - Smart City has bought out Convention Communication Provisioners, Inc. (CCPI) in a deal that creates the largest telecommunications provider in the U.S. for the convention center, event and theme park industries.