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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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Industry News Archive

June 2004
June 9, 2004

Freeman Acquires Electrical Contractor

Dallas - Freeman Decorating completed the acquisition of Independent Electric on May 27, thereby adding a full-service electrical contractor  under the umbrella of The Freeman Companies.  On January 1, 2005, the firm will be christened Freeman Electrical Services and will be…
June 9, 2004

Advanstar Blazes New Trails with Launch of New Show and Two Magazines for the Off-Road Market

Santa Ana, CA – Advanstar Communications is going off the beaten track to serve a fast-growing but underserved market. 
June 9, 2004

Cygnus Business Media Taps Ken Fisher for CFO Position

Westport, CT - Cygnus Business Media announced yesterday  that Ken Fisher was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the firm, reporting to Paul Mackler, President & CEO. He replaces Carl Fazio who will assist in the transition before becoming CFO and COO of The Dai…
June 9, 2004

TSEA Brings Management of TS2 In-House

Chicago - Michael Bandy, President of the Trade Show Exhibitors Association (TSEA) announced yesterday that the sales and management functions for TS2, The Trade Show About Trade Shows, will be managed in-house, beginning with TS2 2005. National Trade Productions (NTP), the …
June 9, 2004

Preeminent Event for Top-Ranking Exhibition Organizers Worldwide is Set for Barcelona in January

The Hague, The Netherlands – The  dates, site, speakers and strategic partners for the 3rd International CEO Forum were announced today by Seven Smulders, the event’s founder and organizer. 
June 8, 2004

MediaLive Unveils Innovative Research  and Measurement Tools for Exhibitors

San Francisco – Show organizer MediaLive International launched an array of innovative new services today  that will provide its exhibitors with greater opportunities to communicate with buyers and better measure their show results.
June 1, 2004

Four Meeting Planners Dig Chicago

Chicago – Groundbreaking ceremonies were held May 24th for the latest expansion of McCormick Place. On hand were four meeting planners who signed agreements to hold future events in McCormick Place’s West Building, then dug their ceremonial shovels in the ground in front of …
June 1, 2004

Rossi Ralenkotter, LVCVA’s Exec VP, Will Become Prez & CEO in 30 Days

Las Vegas – Rossi Ralenkotter, a 30-year veteran of the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority,  will step into the role of President/CEO of the nation’s largest trade show and tourism organization when Manny Cortez retires on July 2nd.
June 1, 2004

MediaLive Establishes Asian Subsidiary

San Francisco - MediaLive International  Inc.  took another giant step in its global business strategy with today’s announcement of its Asian subsidiary, MediaLive Asia, Ltd. The new subsidiary is headquartered in Hong Kong and has  another office in Beijing.
June 1, 2004

Reed Exhibitions Names Chief Exec for U.K. Division

London - Alastair Gornall will join Reed Exhibitions U.K. as Chief Executive on September 1st , reporting to Chairman Mike Rusbridge.  He will also serve on Reed’s worldwide Board of Directors.  Gornall has an extensive background in pr and marketing consulting.