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  • Sharon Enright is reuniting with Britton Jones as President & COO of NXT Events Media Group. She was previously EVP of BJI Fashion Group.
  • Jones launched NXT Events last year. Enright will play a key role in expanding the boutique firm’s footprint.
  • Corcoran Expositions was named show manager for the AOSSM Annual Meeting. The pact begins with the 2018 event in San Diego.
  • Corcoran was also named manager of the Experimental Biology Conference and Expo (EB), which also takes place next year in San Diego.
  • Feathr announces Da Vinci update to enhance event personalization.
  • The Da Vinci update is designed to address increased desire for personalized communications related to events.
  • UBM plc today announced solid financial performance for the current fiscal year at its annual general meeting in London.
  • Trading closed at £700 GBp, up from £516 GBp for the same period last year.
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November 2016
November 23, 2016

Judge Blocks Overtime Increases with Preliminary Injunction

Washington, DC – A federal judge in Texas blocked a controversial presidential order raising the salary threshold for overtime pay on November 22. The Obama administration’s decree would have taken effect December 1 and would have required companies to pay overtime to white …
November 23, 2016

New U.S. Show to Join Reed’s EQUITANA Stable in 2017

Atlanta, GA – Reed Exhibitions is expanding its international EQUITANA brand of riding industry shows to the U.S. next year. EQUITANA USA premiers in two stages, beginning with the EQUITANA Open Air Festival on October 20-22, 2017 at an equestrian center in Temecula, CA. Tem…
November 22, 2016

Germany’s MEDICA 2016 Sets Exhibitor Mark

Dusseldorf, Germany– More than 5,000 exhibitors combined to set a new show record at this month’s MEDICA 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany.The exhibitor roster totaled 5,289 companies, including 413 from the U.S., and filled 19 exhibit halls. The co-located COMPAMED drew another 7…
November 21, 2016

TSE Launching Monthly Marketing Column

Chicago – The always-dynamic marketing side of trade shows is undergoing massive changes, and Trade Show Executive (TSE) is launching a new column devoted to this fluid and freewheeling topic. A “News You Can Use”  column will debut in the January issue of TSE as a co-operat…
November 17, 2016

Emerald Expositions Buys RFID Journal Live!

San Juan Capistrano, Calif.—Emerald Expositions has purchased RFID Journal Live! Conference & Expo from RFID Journal LLC for an undisclosed price. The deal, which was announced Wednesday, also includes RFID Journal's news website and RFID Connect social-media site. In ad…
November 17, 2016

UFI Releases Report on Exhibition Industry Visitors

Paris—UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has partnered with research specialist Explori that focuses on visitors of exhibitions around the globe. The Atlanta-based Society of Independent Show Organizers USA (SISO) supports the report, which is a comprehe…
November 17, 2016

Feathr Wins Technology Award

Gainesville, Fla.—Feathr, the event marketing-cloud company, won the 2016 UFI Technology Award, which was presented at UFI's 83rd Global Congress. Feathr helps organizers make the most of digital marketing—particularly online advertising—to boost attendance and engagement an…
November 14, 2016

Simon Foster, UBM’s Europe CEO, Steps Down

London – Simon Foster, CEO of UBM’s European operations, is stepping down immediately to pursue a new opportunity, it was announced November 14. Foster was the London-based CEO of UBM EMEA and also led the integration of Advanstar Communications as the interim head of UBM Am…
November 14, 2016

Expo! Expo! Panel Focuses on Shades of Green

Anaheim, Calif.—One of the authors of the annual Green Venue Report, which spotlights the state of sustainability at convention centers worldwide, will take part in a discussion of this dynamic topic during a key session at next month’s Expo! Expo! Amanda Simons, Sustainable…
November 14, 2016

Print World Trade Show Stops the Presses a Week before Opening

Toronto—The organizers of Print World Trade Show announced the cancellation of this Fall’s exhibition in Toronto just eight days before it was to take place.There was no announcement about rescheduling the November 19-21 show at Enercare Centre. “Due to many unfortunate circ…