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  • 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.
  • A consumer gun show in Las Vegas has been cancelled. The Eastside Cannery Casino Gun Show was scheduled for the weekend of Oct. 7.
  • Las Vegas media said the schedule for another firearms show on Oct. 21-22 was still being decided. January’s SHOT Show remains on schedule.
  • Charlotte is moving forward with plans to renovate and add new meeting space to the city’s convention center. Work begins in 2019.
  • The $110 million project includes new pre-function space and 26,000 sf of meeting space. A new skyway will connect to the Westin hotel.
  • Diversified Communications announced the acquisition of Luxperience, an Australian hosted buyer event focused on luxury travel.
  • It is one of Diversified’s first forays into the hosted buyer segment. The move is expected to complement the company’s
  • British Tourism & Travel brand.
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Industry News Archive

July 2017
July 12, 2017

Outdoor Retailer Commits to Denver

Denver — Emerald Expositions, LLC has selected Denver for the site of all Outdoor Retailer trade shows, including Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show, Outdoor Retailer Summer Market and Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, starting in 2018.
July 12, 2017

Blackstone Acquires High Point, Las Vegas Market Centers

Las Vegas — Bain Capitol and Blackstone have entered a definitive agreement to acquire International Market Centers, Inc. (IMC), the world's largest owner and operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home decor and gift industries.
July 6, 2017

Comexposium to Assist Amara Group in Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia — Comexposium has launched a joint venture with Indonesia’s Amara Group which includes running the GIIAS auto show in Jakarta.
June 2017
June 30, 2017

Gold 100 Class of 2017 Unveiled

Chicago — The lineup of dream shows has been set for this year’s Trade Show Executive (TSE) Gold 100 Awards & Summit.
June 30, 2017

Mountains of Education & Fun Highlight ESCA Gathering

Vail, Colo. — ESCA's 2017 Summer Education Conference did not disappoint, drawing a record crowd to Vail for three fun-filled days of educational and networking sessions.
June 26, 2017

A Fine Messe: Record 2016 Results for Messe Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Germany — Picking up where it left off in 2016, Messe Frankfurt on track to see sales exceed €650 million in 2017.
June 26, 2017

Global Safety and Security Concerns Tops the Program at Global Direct™

Chicago — Trade Show Executive's Global Direct™ is only a few weeks away! Check out some of the captivating content offered at this exclusive hosted buyer event.
June 22, 2017

Global Direct™ in the Sweet Spot of Industry Expansion Trend

Chicago — TSE's Global Direct™ on trend with international expansion, according to this year's UFI Global Barometer.
June 22, 2017

Access Intelligence Expands Marketing-Sector Footprint

New York — In a sale represented by JEGI, Access Intelligence (AI) has acquired leading integrated media & events company, AdExchanger.
June 19, 2017

E3 2017 Opens to Public, Attracts 68,400 Attendees

Los Angeles — Total attendance hits record high at this year's E3 after the show opened its doors to the public.