Industry News

Emerald Introduces B2B E-Commerce Platform

NEW YORK — Buyers and sellers at Emerald’s in-person events will soon have a more streamlined and collaborative way to do business all year long: A new technology platform from Emerald’s Elastic Suite division. The Elastic Suite Digital Market platform, which provides 365-day access to product sourcing and ordering across

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Chicago Auto Show is On For July

In July, the Chicago Auto Show will wheel into McCormick Place, the first convention to gather there since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Illinois Governor JB Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the news, predicting that this is the start of a “new beginning,” with many more gatherings expected

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Caesars Palace Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Frontline Workers

LAS VEGAS – It’s not a singer, magician or showgirl that is in the longest-running show in Las Vegas. It is the Mattox Vegas TCCACS (Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Surgery) team, and it seems apropos this was the first sizeable conference to meet at Caesars Palace since the COVID-19 shutdown. The

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CES Coming Back Live to Vegas in 2022

ARLINGTON, Va. — CES, the giant technology event that had called Las Vegas home for more than 40 years before being disrupted by the pandemic, is heading back to Vegas January 5–8, 2022. The show, which was fully digital in 2021, will be a digital/in-person hybrid next year, according to

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mdg Launches Advisory Services Strategy Group

WASHINGTON, D.C. — mdg, a Freeman company, is expanding its offerings with a new advisory services strategy group designed to help clients develop the strategy solutions they need to meet the challenges of events in a post-pandemic world. “We’re making it through this,” said Dawn Perry, Vice President, Strategy, Client

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New Partnership With Evolio Extends Explori’s U.S. Reach

LONDON and NEW YORK — Explori and Evolio Marketing have joined forces through a North American strategic partnership that will expand their extensive expo and corporate event measurement services. Each company brings its own brand of expertise to the mix. Related. UFI and Explori Launch Trade Show Resilience Study When

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Anaheim Convention Center Is Getting Back to Business

ANAHEIM, Calif. — For most of the past year, the Anaheim Convention Center (ACC) has been used as a COVID patient facility, for both testing and mass vaccinations. However, in addition to continuing as a vaccination site, signs of trade show life have just appeared in one section of the

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