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  • AVIXA, organizer of InfoComm in Las Vegas, is teaming with InfoCommAsia to launch InfoComm Southeast Asia in Bangkok May 15-17, 2019.
  • Shomex Productions will partner in the Unmukt Festival, which will target the senior citizen market in India and launch in December.
  • Lance Fensterman has been promoted to President of Global ReedPOP, the pop culture division of Reed Exhibitions.
  • The Las Vegas City Council votes April 4 on a proposal to build a new $76 million 350,000-sf downtown exhibition center.
  • Hilton will cut commissions to housing firms and other agencies that book room blocks at its U.S. and Canadian hotels from 10% to 7% in Oct.
  • The Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority announced a 4-year deal for SMG to operate four major Reno-Sparks venues.
  • RetailX will co-locate GlobalShop, Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) and RFID Journal LIVE! June 2019 in Chicago.
  • Freeman is launching cloud-based digital floorplan management system BlueprintTM in the U.S. to make real-time booking data available.
  • A new CEIR report provides benchmarks for all phases of a marketing campaign and details characteristics for success in growing attendance.
  • Mad Event Management is launching UAS/Drones for Disaster Response April 19-20 in Miami. First responders are the target audience.
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A newly formed company will manage many of China’s automotive engineering trade shows, conferences and seminars, including the Shanghai International Automotive Manufacturing Technology & Materials Show (AMTS) and the co-located Assembly & Handling Technology Exhibition (AHTE). The new company is Reed Exhibitions Hengjin, formed by a joint venture between Shanghai Forever Exhibitions and Reed Exhibitions, part of RELX group. With China’s automotive engineering shows growing at a fast clip, the combined efforts of the two companies will strengthen its global reach. ...
Freeman, an international brand experience company headquartered in Dallas, acquired mdg, an event marketing and public relations agency with offices in San Diego, Washington, DC, Chicago and Reston, VA. mdg will continue operating as its own independent business unit within Freeman. Former mdg owners Kimberly Hardcastle and Vincent Polito will retain their current roles with the agency for at least the next three years. ...
The nomination period will remain open until New Year’s Eve for the shows that will pop the champagne corks as members of the Trade Show Executive (TSE) Fastest 50 Class of 2018. Show managers have until the end of the day on Dec. 31 to tell TSE about the events that produced robust percentage growth in exhibit space, number of exhibitors and attendance. The top performers will make up the fastest-growing shows of 2018 that will be officially saluted June 18-20 at the TSE Fastest 50 Awards & Summit at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. The nomination form for the Fastest 50 is on the TSE website, or just click: https://www.tsefastest50.com/fastest-50-entry-form. ...
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Diversified Communications expanded its presence in the construction sector and the growing field of geospatial modeling and mapping by acquiring Digital Construction Week (DWC), an up-and-coming technology exhibition held in London each fall. ...
Berlin’s Bread&&Butter fashion festival has been shelved by the organizing company despite drawing a record sold-out crowd this year. It was not clear if Zalando planned to sell off the event’s name and assets, or if it could be revamped and relaunched at a later date. Requests for comment from Zalando were not immediately answered. The 2018 festival was the third under the ownership of Zalando. The event was born in 2001 as a standard apparel trade show and even spawned a spinoff show in Spain. Zalando acquired the event out of bankruptcy in 2016 and reshaped it into its current consumer festival format. ...
Trade show revenues increased 2.4% in the third quarter of 2018, outpacing overall industry growth for the period, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) said Dec. 6. The overall growth rate for the industry ticked up a modest 1.0% higher compared to the third quarter of 2017, but CEIR predicted a strong finish for the year. The 2018 CEIR Index Report issued in April projected the overall growth rate for the entire 2018 year would hit 2.9% and 2.7% in 2019. ...
Messe Frankfurt has acquired the Clean Show from its association owners and will add it to its burgeoning portfolio of textile-care trade shows. Riddle & Associates will remain as the show management firm for next year’s event, which will be held June 20-23, 2019 in New Orleans. The acquisition announced Dec. 6 was the latest in the textile-care arena for Messe Frankfurt. The Germans earlier this year launched Middle East Cleaning Technology Week in Dubai and struck a partnership deal that merged its Texcare Asia with the China Laundry Expo. ...
Citing upheavals in the bicycle industry, Emerald Expositions scrubbed next year’s edition of Interbike. Emerald left a door open, however, to bringing Interbike back in some form after next year, but at the same time laid off senior show staff members. Emerald cited headwinds, such as industry consolidation and international trade tensions for creating some tough peddling for the bicycle industry in recent years. A new bike show or a series of smaller events for the industry were also under consideration.   ...
a2z Inc., a technology solution provider for B2B events, has been acquired by Personify, a 20-year old company that offers a constituent management and engagement (CME) platform for nonprofits. In 1998, a2z CEO Rajiv Jain, founded the company, which now has 80 employees and more than 400 customers of which Emerald Expositions is the largest. Jain said, “As a part of Personify, we see an extraordinary opportunity to further accelerate our momentum and deliver combined value to organizations around the world.” ...
After 33 years as a premier trade show for the IT industry, Deutsche Messe’s CEBIT is being cancelled and will be at least partially rolled into the HANNOVER MESSE manufacturing exhibition. Ending the Hannover edition of CEBIT might not be a terrible shock to the show’s exhibitors. Deutsche Messe leadership said much of CEBIT’s audience was already leaning toward HANNOVER MESSE due to the growth of technology in the manufacturing sector. The CEBIT brand will continue to be used on the three CEBIT shows held in Russia, Australia, and Thailand. ...
The industry’s Big Three players — Informa, Reed and Emerald — have released their Third Quarter earnings. In case you missed it, get all the key details in TSE’s business roundup. ...
Reed Exhibitions called off the upcoming Agenda Winter Long Beach less than two months before its run date, saying it planned to increase its focus on the summer edition of the semi-annual Southern California apparel show and its reimagined consumer-festival component. Agenda organizers said that the change reflected changes in exhibitor attitudes in the apparel sector that have been developing over the past few years. ...
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