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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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As show organizers begin to ramp up plans for 2018 events, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has issued a report with insights about potential networking activities in common areas and a breakdown of the different ways they can be used. “Selling booths is no longer just a transaction,” said CEIR CEO Cathy Breden. “Both organizers and exhibitors have shared opportunities for creating engagement on the show floor. ... ...
A proposed Texas “bathroom bill” that would have restricted bathroom use for transgender individuals in public schools died in a special session of the Texas Legislature. But failure to act in the special session doesn’t mean the bill is dead. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who supported the bill, said the issue “is not going to go away,” according to Texas news sources. ...
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GES revenue ($320.1 million) saw a 12.2% year-over-year bump, totaling $34.7 million. Steve Moster, President and CEO, now in his third year at the helm, cited favorable industry trends and the organization’s execution of their strategic growth initiatives as major contributing factors to the increased revenue. ...
MCI USA acquired event and travel management company Wyndham Jade. Plano, Texas-based Wyndham Jade, is an event and travel management company specializing in integrated convention housing and registration, site selection, meeting management, incentive programs and business travel management for the association and corporate markets. The expansion is seen as part of the company’s U.S. strategy… ...
Around 190 industry executives attended and enjoyed the high-quality programs and networking events at this year’s SISO Leadership Conference in Philadelphia. Read about key learnings from the conference AND about the top competitors in this year's Event Innovation Battlefield... ...
Chicago — Nominations are open until Aug. 23 for trade shows that set the gold standard for the exhibitions industry in 2016. The honorees will be announced at the TSE Gold 100 Awards & Summit, Sept. 27-29. The nomination form is available at www.tsegold100.com/nominate. Shows of any size-not just the heavyweights that make up the Gold 100-are eligible for the Gold Grand Awards crystal trophies. Shows are also eligible for consideration in multiple award categories. ...
San Juan Capistrano, Calif. —Emerald Expositions Events Inc. released second quarter financial results that showed revenue is up 14% from the previous year. President and CEO David Loechner said Emerald’s overall growth in the second quarter was “pretty much in line with expectations” and added that there is “a pipeline with a huge market of actionable targets” for future mergers and acquisitions in the coming year. ...
British-based company Informa Plc enjoyed an overall revenue increase of 41.3 percent. That was thanks largely to the stellar performance of its global exhibitions business, whose solo revenues rose 37.4 percent. “I’m happy to say that the Informa Exhibitions team delivered strong results in the first half of 2017,” said Charlie McCurdy, President & CEO of Informa’s Global Exhibitions Division.  ...
The worldwide trade show industry will take center stage this Fall at the 84th UFI Global Congress, which runs Nov. 1-4 in Johannesburg, South Africa at the Sandton Convention Centre. The exotic locale will provide a base camp for show organizers from around the world as they safari through a business environment that looks much different than it did just 10 years ago. Highlights of the Congress educational program include… ...
Susan Krys has joined the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) as head of its Tradeshows and Marketing Department. Her responsibilities cover everything from leading trade shows to managing show marketing, meetings and initiatives. PLASTICS President and CEO Bill Carteaux called Rhys “an invaluable asset to the PLASTICS team” and said… ...
Global Direct featured five sessions addressing a wide variety of topics about producing shows outside the U.S. Here are 10 key takeaways. ...
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