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Hot Off the Trade Show Executive News Ticker for October


The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association named Nath Morris vice president – expo, replacing the retiring Dr. Charles Olentine. Morris will be in charge of the International Production & Processing Expo. He was previously sales director for the show…..

Ken Williams is the new general manager of Brede Exposition Services’ Denver office.  The branch services Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico. Williams was most recently director of event sales & operations at the Denver Mart, and began his trade show career with Freeman…..

The new Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City opened for business on Sept. 17. The overall center covers 100,000 sf. Parent company Caesars Entertainment says it already has 97 confirmed meetings booked, including next year’s MPI World Education Congress…..

The hotel industry says the DOJ’s approval of Expedia’s acquisition of online booking rival Orbitz “bad for consumers and bad for business.” The federal government approved the proposed deal, but the American Hotel & Lodging Association warns it will likely lead to higher costs…..

A new subway station opened this week at New York’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, providing attendees with quick access to Midtown. The 34th St. Hudson Yards station services the 7 line, which runs 24 hours per day, and is the only subway access west of Ninth Ave…..

Plans for the upcoming renovation of the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC are finalized. Work begins in January. Upgrades include new technology and structural improvements. The project will result in an unspecified amount of added flex space…..

Naylor Association Solutions has a new office in the Northern Virginia. The move consolidates the staff from two recent acquisitions. Along with the new office in Tysons Corner, Naylor also has a new website incorporating its suite of products into a single platform…..

A new specialty show called Fugitive Emissions Summit Americas will be co-located with Pump Summit Americas beginning next year in Houston. Fugitive Emissions is organized by Messe-Dusseldorf and KCI Corp. It focuses on controlling fumes that leak from industrial equipment…..

Neil Mullanaphy was named director of meetings and conventions for the American Traffic Safety Services Association.  Mullanaphy joined ATSSA from the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau in 2014. He is in charge of the 2016 convention and expo in New Orleans…..

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