This Just In
  • Detroit’s Cobo Center receives ASTM Venue Standard recertification, having first received certification in 2015.
  • Host to this year’s Sustainable Brands Conference, Cobo Center was the 9th facility in 2015 to receive ASTM Venue Standard certification.
  • Convention Data Services broke ground on its new corporate headquarters in mid-March. The approximate 30,000-sf building opens in Q1 2018.
  • The new digs are next to the current CDS HQ in Bourne, Mass. The construction will accommodate the company’s growth and create new jobs.
  • China’s Shenyang New World EXPO opened March 1, hosting 2 exhibitions in its first month of operation, with a third to be held 23-25 March.
  • To date, the largest event was a dental equipment and oral health exhibition, open 16-19 March, which drew more than 39,000 attendees.

Editorial & Design Awards

Since its launch, Trade Show Executive has received numerous awards for writing and design from leading associations and peers in the publishing field. We are honored by this recognition, and are inspired even more to continue this tradition of editorial excellence. Below is a partial list of honors received to date:

2013

  • ASBPE Gold Award for Editorial Excellence – Special Supplement (National):
    Trade Show Executive’s Registration Guide – Going Mobile
  • ASBPE Gold Award for Editorial Excellence – Annual Buyer’s Guide (National):
    Trade Show Executive’s World Top Convention Centers
  • ASBPE Silver Award for Graphics – Special Supplement (National):
    Trade Show Executive’s World Top Convention Centers
  • ASBPE Bronze Award for Graphics – Opening Spread (National): Tech Trek
  • ASBPE Bronze Award for Editorial Excellence – Special Supplement (National):
    Trade Show Executive’s Gold 100

2012

  • APEX Award for Regular Departments & Columns: Trending & Spending
  • APEX Award for Green Newsletters: Trade Show Executive’s EcoAlert
  • APEX Award for Special Purpose Writing: Compensation Report – What’s in Your Wallet?
  • ASBPE Gold Award for Editorial Excellence – Original Research (Regional):
    Compensation Report – What’s in Your Wallet

2008

  • APEX Award for Most Improved Magazine
  • APEX Award for Writing: Trade Show Executive’s Compensation Report
  • APEX Award for Best Interview & Personal Profile: Tribute to Robert Krakoff
  • APEX Award for How-to Writing: Buyers Be Where? Feature

2007

  • APEX Award for Writing: Sharpen Your Pencils – Trade Show Executive’s Budget Guide
  • APEX Award for Best Overall Issue: Trade Show Executive
  • APEX Award for How-to Writing: How to Extend the Life Cycle of Your Trade Show
  • APEX Award for Cover Design: Trade Show Executive
  • APEX Award for Design: The COMDEX Team – Where are they Now?

2006

  • APEX Award for Most Improved Magazine
  • APEX Award for Best Redesign: World’s Top Convention Centers Directory
  • APEX Award for How-to Writing: Seducing the Search Engines
  • APEX Award for Feature Writing: Time to Crunch the Numbers
  • APEX Award for News Writing: Hurricane Report – Trade Shows Fight Back

2005

  • APEX Award for Feature Writing: Trade Show Executive’s Innovation Awards
  • APEX Award for Cover Design: Trade Show Executive’s Tech Trek
  • APEX Award for Magazine Design & Layout: Dig This!
  • APEX Award for Columns & Editorials: Trending & Spending Column
  • APEX Award for How-to Writing: Global Best Practices

2004

  • APEX Grand Award for Design & Illustration
  • APEX Award for Most Improved Magazine
  • APEX Award for Feature Series Writing: Trade Show Executive’s Roundtable
  • APEX Award for How-to Writing: Built to Last
  • ASBPE Silver Award for Editorial Excellence (Regional): Trade Show Executive’s Roundtable