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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

March 2012
March 21, 2012

IAEE President Hacker Testifies on Visa Issues Before Senate Appropriations Sub-Committee on Homeland Security

Washington, DC - Testifying today before the Senate Appropriations Sub-Committee on Homeland Security, IAEE President Steven Hacker noted that the United States has become the “Blackberry” of international travel, having lost 30%of its market share since 2000 while worldwide…
March 21, 2012

Clarion Events North America Lands its First Management Contract in the U.S. 

Arlington, VA – The Navy League of the United States signed a multi-year contract with Clarion Events North America to manage its annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition.
March 15, 2012

Philadelphia Drops Convention Center Labor-Management Fee

Philadelphia, PA – The Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia announced it would eliminate an 8% labor-management fee charged to trade show organizers this Summer.
March 14, 2012

Medical Shows Backtrack in Second Half

Oceanside, CA – Medical conferences lost some steam in the second half of 2011 with a sharp drop in attendance and a lesser sag in the amount of exhibit space sold, according to Trade Show Executive’s Semi-Annual Medical Show Report published in the March issue.
March 14, 2012

Belshaw Leaving GLM Holdings

White Plains, NY—GLM Holdings’ senior vice president Dorothy Belshaw today announced she has resigned from GLM effective March 21 to become president of the Gift division for International Market Centers of Las Vegas and High Point, NC.
March 12, 2012

Tornado-damaged Branson Convention Center scheduled to re-open in early April

Branson, MO -- After a deadly string of tornados ripped through the Midwest last week, the Branson Convention Center and the Hilton Branson Convention Hotel remain closed. “
March 5, 2012

New Board Named for MPEA

Chicago, IL – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel have appointed eight members – none from the trade show industry -- to the board of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), which runs McCormick Place. These appointments, which are effective…
February 2012
February 27, 2012

Former Surfaces Executive Christopher Davis Dies Suddenly

Anaheim, CA – D. Christopher Davis, president and CEO of the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) and former top executive of the Surfaces trade show, died February 22 after a sudden illness, the WFCA announced.
February 27, 2012

Former Surfaces Executive Christopher Davis Dies Suddenly

Anaheim, CA – D. Christopher Davis, president and CEO of the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) and former top executive of the Surfaces trade show, died February 22 after a sudden illness, the WFCA announced.
February 27, 2012

Ex-GLM President Alan Steel to Run Javits Cente

New York, NY – Today, trade show veteran Alan Steel was selected to become the new president & CEO of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Steel will start his new job in two days.