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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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A major earthquake registering a preliminary 7.1 rocked Mexico City early Tuesday afternoon, causing widespread damage to structures and injuring or killing an as-yet-unknown number of people. Leopoldo Farías Barlow, Executive Director of the Mexico City-based trade show and events association AMEREF, emailed a brief update to TSE… ...
At the Gold 100, attendees will find a packed schedule of educational sessions, networking events and of course the highly anticipated award ceremony that salutes the leaders of the largest trade shows in the U.S. for their accomplishments. Among all the finalists for this year’s awards are CES, Cosmoprof, Dreamforce, E3, International Woodworking Fair, NAMM, National Hardware Show, Waste Expo, and OR Manager Conference are in contention for more than one award. In addition, the International Security Conference is a finalist for both its East Coast and West Coast shows, as is Natural Products Expo. For a full listing, check the Gold 100 website at www.tsegold100.com/award-finalists. ...
Didn’t get to attend CEIR Predict this year? Lost your notes? That’s OK because we’ve got you covered. From living in a digital world to avoiding analytic failures, TSE covers the eight top takeaways from this year’s event. Don’t forget to read our recap story of the entire event in our October issue.  ...
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The global exhibitions and events company Informa recently launched a product called Informa Engage. In addition to providing sophisticated data and content marketing expertise, it targets audiences of specialists and offers in-depth knowledge of vertical markets that helps companies better connect with their customers. Read more and watch the video…  ...
Events industry veteran Greg Topalian was recently appointed CEO of U.K.-based Clarion UX and Connecticut-based LeftField Media, LLC. During his more than two decades in the industry, Topalian has developed a reputation for his dynamic and people-oriented approach. Some of the most notable events in his sizeable portfolio include the New York Comic Con, the Washington, D.C., Comic Con, The Classic Auto Show in Los Angeles and Play Fair. In his new position, Topalian said, “I want to see Clarion UX … ...
Hurricane Irma battered the Southeastern U.S. over the weekend while the Houston area continued its mop-up efforts from Hurricane Harvey. And Hurricane Jose still lurks in the wings, though it was downgraded to Category 2. That leaves the region to clean up and ramp up plans for groups still scheduled to come to town in the near future. While the hurricanes necessitated the cancellation or postponement of roughly a dozen events. ...
Orlando, Fla. —  The Miami area is positioned to take a hard punch from Irma. Convention centers in Miami and Fort Lauderdale were buttoning up in anticipation of Hurricane Irma’s expected landfall on Sept. 10. As of Sept. 7, Irma is a Category 5 hurricane that's expected to diminish slightly once it hits land over the weekend. North to Georgia, a state of emergency was declared and evacuations ordered for Savannah beginning Saturday, September 9. The order forced cancellation of the September 10 World Soybean Research Conference-10… ...
Dallas — Trade Show Executive’s Darlene Gudea and longtime show organizers Charlie McCurdy and Megan Tanel topped the distinguished team of honorees for the 2017 individual awards presented by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE). They will be recognized officially at IAEE’s Expo! Expo! in San Antonio on Nov. 30. Gudea was named the recipient of Dallas — IAEE’s Lifetime Achievement Award. As TSE’s former editor and publisher, she oversaw the magazine’s expansion since 2002.  ...
New York — Longtime trade show and events industry consultant Francis J. Friedman’s new book The Modern Digital Tradeshow is out this fall, and industry professionals can download a digital version for free. Subtitled “The Analog to Digital Industry Transformation for Revenue and Growth in the New Customer Experience Marketplace,” it covers a wide array of topics, including future industry drivers ...
The trade show industry had a welcome growth spurt in the Second Quarter of 2017, outperforming the nation’s real GDP for the first time since last year. The latest edition of the CEIR Index, released Aug. 31. The report pegged the industry’s overall growth rate at 2.9%.   ...
Twelve years after the horror of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas and western Louisiana, leaving 51.88 inches of water in its wake so far — more than any single storm in the continental U.S. Employees and volunteers at convention centers throughout the area are providing crucial services to the displaced residents.  August is typically a slow convention/trade show month, and few large shows were scheduled before mid-September. Still, a few postponed or cancelled ahead of the storm. ...
Chicago — Lunch will be the most important meal of the day when David Loechner of Emerald Expositions takes the stage Sept. 28 for the annual Power Lunch interview at the Trade Show Executive Gold 100 Awards & Summit. The agenda also includes… ...
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