April 30, 2017
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  • Emerald Expositions Events Inc. stock is set to start trading on the New York Stock Exchange April 28, 2017.
  • The offering will trade under the symbol EEX and is expected to close May 3.
  • The initial public offering price on 15.5 million shares of common stock will be $17 per share.
  • The architect for Messe Frankfurt’s new Hall 5 has been selected. Gruber + Kleine-Kraneburg will design the building, which opens in 2022.
  • The design will mirror the current two-story Hall 5, but with a column-free first level. Work begins when the Hall 6 renovation is finished.
  • The American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) signed with SmithBucklin to provide full-service association management services.
  • Abigail Lynn will serve as Executive Director for AAST, which will move its headquarters to SmithBucklin’s Chicago office on July 1.
  • The Albany Capital Center in upstate New York opened in March with 60+ events on the books for 2017. The overall project cost $78 million.
  • The new center, which is managed by SMG, has approximately 31,700 sf of meeting/exhibit space that can accommodate up to 5,000 people.

Corcoran Expositions Announces New Deals

Sandi Cain
, News Editor
December 29, 2016
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Chicago – Corcoran Expositions landed a new trade show client just before the holidays when the American Dental Hygienists Association signed on with Corcoran to handle exhibit sales and management services for the group’s CLL 2017 94th Annual Session. The show is set to take place in Jacksonville, Fla. Corcoran also will handle arrangements for the 2018 event in Columbus, Ohio. The group’s most recent show drew 1,800 attendees and 130 exhibitors who used 15,000 nsf of exhibit space. 

In addition, Corcoran extended its 15-year relationship with the International City/County Management Association to provide exhibit sales, sponsorship sales and management services for the 2017 National Brownfields Training Conference in Pittsburgh. Corcoran has partnered with the conference since 2011. The most recent conference drew 3,000 attendees and 120 exhibitors, using 13,000 nsf of exhibit space. 

Tom Corcoran, founder of Corcoran Expositions said in a release that the company prides itself “on our long client relationships so are always thrilled when an existing client decides to continue working with us.” 

Reach Tom Corcoran at (312) 541-0567 or tcorks@corcexpo.com

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