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  • The Spring edition of Backer’s Total Pet Expo in Atlantic City was cancelled due to lack of exhibitor participation, organizers said.
  • H.H. Backer will hold its flagship Total Pet Expo Fall in Rosemont, which had 69,000 nsf of space in 2013, as scheduled September 19-21.
  • The SHOT Show extended its stay at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas by a year through 2018. NSSF says venue upgrades paved way to the extension.
  • Jeff Portman was promoted to vice chairman of AMC, Inc. He will remain president and COO of the company.
  • Portman joined AMC in 1994 and was named president and COO in 2001. He was featured on the cover of TSE in November 2011.

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