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  • AVIXA, organizer of InfoComm in Las Vegas, is teaming with InfoCommAsia to launch InfoComm Southeast Asia in Bangkok May 15-17, 2019.
  • Shomex Productions will partner in the Unmukt Festival, which will target the senior citizen market in India and launch in December.
  • Lance Fensterman has been promoted to President of Global ReedPOP, the pop culture division of Reed Exhibitions.
  • The Las Vegas City Council votes April 4 on a proposal to build a new $76 million 350,000-sf downtown exhibition center.
  • Hilton will cut commissions to housing firms and other agencies that book room blocks at its U.S. and Canadian hotels from 10% to 7% in Oct.
  • The Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority announced a 4-year deal for SMG to operate four major Reno-Sparks venues.
  • RetailX will co-locate GlobalShop, Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) and RFID Journal LIVE! June 2019 in Chicago.
  • Freeman is launching cloud-based digital floorplan management system BlueprintTM in the U.S. to make real-time booking data available.
  • A new CEIR report provides benchmarks for all phases of a marketing campaign and details characteristics for success in growing attendance.
  • Mad Event Management is launching UAS/Drones for Disaster Response April 19-20 in Miami. First responders are the target audience.
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July 2017
July 24, 2017

Clarion Events to be Acquired by U.S.-Based Blackstone Equity Partners

London — New York-based Blackstone Group is set to become one of the biggest event company owners in the U.K. through it’s recent purchase of Clarion Events whose portfolio spans the gamut from equestrian to defense shows. Clarion’s exhibitions draw more than one million vis…
July 24, 2017

Texas ‘Bathroom Bill’ Draws Rebuke from American Association of Law Libraries

The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) announced at its annual meeting that there would be no future AALL meetings in the state of Texas due to recently passed state legislation would deny some services to LGBTQ individuals. AALL also sent a letter to the mayors an…
July 19, 2017

Freeman Teams with Feathr in New Digital Services Offering

Dallas — Freeman makes a new push to help customers connect with their audiences by teaming up Feathr, an award-winning digital firm. The company will provide the base for Freeman Digital Services' data processing and distribution hub.
July 18, 2017

ICC Sydney Glitters with LEED Gold

Sydney — The International Convention Center (ICC) Sydney earned LEED Gold Certification for its sustainability program. The waterfront venue's construction plan helped the new venue achieve the high honor.
July 18, 2017

Cobo Extends Marquee Event with New NAIAS Contract

Detroit —  The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) will remain in the Motor City. The show signed a new 8-year contract extension to continue on at Detroit's Cobo Center through 2025.
July 13, 2017

Freeman Finds Value in Creating Brand Experiences

Dallas —  Freeman releases vol. 4 "Stat Pack" of its Brand Experience Survey results, detailing what future generations are looking to experience.
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.