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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

August 2016
August 26, 2016

ExpoDevCo, Questex Team Up on Pittsburgh Foodservice Show

Pittsburgh, PA – Questex is expanding its Nightclub & Bar Show brand to the East Coast with the launch of a new foodservice show next Fall in a partnership with Exposition Development Company, Inc. (ExpoDevCo). The  Pennsylvania Foodservice Expo will launch October 23-24…
August 26, 2016

Variety Spices Up Sessions at ASAE Annual Meeting

Salt Lake City, UT – August is back-to-school month and the thousands of attendees at the 2016 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition were eager to hit the classroom. Nearly 4,800 association leaders and their industry partners enjoyed the hospitality of Salt Lake City August …
August 17, 2016

Med Show Metrics Flat in First Half of 2016

Oceanside, CA – The results are in, and growth metrics for major medical conferences and exhibitions was mixed and lackadaisical in the First Half of 2016, with exhibit space retreating slightly, according to Trade Show Executive’s Semi-Annual Medical Show Report, to be rele…
August 17, 2016

LeftField Media Acquired by Clarion’s Urban Expositions

Norwalk, CT – LeftField Media, an organizer of pop-culture consumer events in the US, was acquired by Urban Expositions, a Clarion Events Company. Urban Expositions bought out the stakes of three of LeftField’s founders: Britton Jones, Sharon Enright and Mac Brighton.. The f…
August 16, 2016

SISO Leadership Conference Rocks Cleveland

Cleveland, OH – After hosting the Republican National Convention (RNC) in July, Cleveland was more than ready for the Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO) Leadership Conference, August 9-11 at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland. The conference featured 10…
August 16, 2016

Gold 100 Takes on a Decidedly International Flavor

Carlsbad, CA – When Trade Show Executive’s Gold 100 Awards & Summit is held next month in Carlsbad, CA, experts from Asia, Australia, Europe and North America will share ideas on driving show growth, integrating acquisitions, seizing new opportunities and capitalizing on…
August 16, 2016

Georgia World Congress Center to Revamp Exhibit Space, Add Convention Hotel by 2020

Atlanta, GA – The Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau announced its plans for the Georgia World Congress Center as part of the broader 2020 Vision Strategic Plan for the convention center corridor. The plan includes revamped exhibit space at the convention center that w…
August 16, 2016

Donald Stephens II Passes Away; Son of Rosemont CC Namesake

Rosemont, IL – Donald Stephens II, whose father’s name is on the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, died August 13 at the age of 63. Funeral services were scheduled for  Wednesday, August 17 at Our Lady of Hope in Rosemont. Stephens, who had been battling …
August 12, 2016

UBM Bullish on Second Half after Strong Dollar Boosts Performance

London, UK – The strong US dollar helped boost UBM’s financial performance in the First Half of 2016 and had company executives looking forward to solid returns in the final six months of the year. Events revenues for UBM grew 1.3% in the First Half compared to the same peri…
August 12, 2016

GES Boosts Live Events AV Prowess by Acquiring ON Event Services

Las Vegas, NV – GES increased its capabilities in the live events arena by acquiring ON Event Services, LLC, a suburban Atlanta-based audio-visual provider with a heavy presence among hotels and corporate clients. Steve Moster, President of GES and President and CEO of paren…