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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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The third annual ComplexCon filled the Long Beach Convention Center with “street” music, art and fashion, all of which were aimed at capturing the attention of the teenagers and young adults who made up the bulk of the attendees. The show attracted 60,000 visitors with its ample array of speakers and musical acts. There were 160 consumer brands represented on the exhibit floor, which covered around 95,000 nsf, along with an army of unique food vendors occupying the “First We Feast Lagoon” section of the show. ...
A massive new trade show, The China International Import Expo (CIIE) kicked off Nov. 5-10 in Shanghai as a showcase for overseas importers looking for opportunities in the Chinese market. The show, which features sellers of a wide range of imported goods and services, was described by the organizers as “a significant move for the Chinese government” to open its domestic market to the world. ...
The Trade Show Executive Dashboard of Monthly Trade Show Metrics reported drops of 2.9% in exhibit space compared to September 2017. The decreases were higher in exhibitors and attendance numbers, which slumped by 3.5% and 3.8% respectively. These across-the-board declines were attributed, in part, to show rotations. ...
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Macgregor Communications has acquired the Canadian Telecom Summit from GST Conferences. The event serves the telecom and IT industry and fits with Macgregor’s IT Tech conference brand. ...
JEGI’s latest look at Third Quarter (Q3) M&A activity in the media, information, marketing, software and tech-enabled services sectors, which includes exhibitions and conferences, pegged overall activity at nearly 1,500 transactions worldwide with a value $221.5 billion, a record-high dollar amount and greater than the entire 2017 year. ...
The audio-visual (AV) provider PSAV moved into the Canadian market in October by acquiring FMAV, a venerable Toronto company that has provided AV and other event production services in seven major Canadian cities over the past 40 years. ...
Emerald Expositions President and CEO David Loechner will retire Nov. 8. He will assist in the transition as CFO Phil Evans takes over as interim CEO until a permanent replacement is named. ...
TSE's Show Manager's Playbook:
Does the Collision Conference offer a peek into what the future of trade shows might look like for Millennials or even new Gen Z-ers entering the workforce? Event founder Paddy Cosgrave hopes so. ...
Event management software (EMS) company Aventri has acquired ITN International and its entire global team. It’s the fourth acquisition in the past three years for Connecticut-based Aventri, the industry’s leading EMS company. Aventri, formerly etouches, was acquired in 2017 by private equity firm HGGC and rebranded in July 2018, positioning it as the fastest-growing player in the $6 billion EMS industry. ITN, the world leader in mobile NFC and cloud-based event management solutions, services more than 125 events, including 10,000 exhibitors and 1.5 million attendees. ...
Organizers at NACS told TSE that keen interest in new products and equipment within the industry has gained momentum as consumers look for more efficiency and offerings at the corner market or freeway gas station. The aisles featured 182 first-time sellers. The turnout of rookies created a vibrant atmosphere in the show’s New Exhibitor area. “Our buyer count was up because ‘convenience’ continues to resonate as an offer with consumers,” said Jeff Lenard, NACS Vice President, Strategic Industry Initiatives. ...
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) teamed up with Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) to launch a joint venture that will provide professional resources for industry professionals in emerging markets worldwide. The Global MICE Collaborative intends to become a destination for professionals in the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) sector seeking professional development, educational opportunities and much more.   ...
The nomination period is open for the shows that will make up the next Trade Show Executive (TSE) Fastest 50 Class of 2018. Show managers have until Dec. 31 to tell TSE about the events that produced robust percentage growth in exhibit space, number of exhibitors, and attendance. The top performers will make up the shows that will be officially saluted in June at the TSE Fastest 50 Awards & Summit June 18-20 in Atlantic City. coming weeks for updates and registration details. The nomination form for the Fastest 50 is on the TSE website, at: https://www.tsefastest50.com/fastest-50-entry-form. ...
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