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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.

Innovation Awards - Readers' Choice

In today’s competitive business environment, where markets, technology and customer needs are rapidly changing, it is important to identify and nurture bold new ideas and solutions. Trade Show Executive’s Annual Innovation Awards salutes those who are making waves, defying tradition and creating new value for the exposition industry as a whole.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Starting the month of June, Trade Show Executive begins accepting nominations (refer to entry form for specic categories). Based on those nominations, the magazine’s editors will select the finalists and publish a 1/3 page description of the entry in the July issue and online for readers to evaluate and vote on. During the voting phase, readers will vote for what they believe are the most innovative products, services and organizations in the trade show industry.

2013
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2013 Innovation Award Winners
2013 Innovation Award Entries
2012
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2012 Innovation Award Winners
2012 Innovation Award Entries
Innovation Awards (2009-2011)
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2010 Innovation Award Winners
2009 Innovation Award Winners