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April 2021

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TSE Special Section: COVID-19

As news of the COVID-19 virus and its spread continues to develop, Trade Show Executive is monitoring and reporting on its impact and implications on the exhibition industry. Read our weekly reports and focused articles in this special section.
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CHICAGO – The Golden Globes … The Oscars … The Emmys … The trade show industry’s favorites are the Gold 100 and Fastest 50. The COVID-19 pandemic impacted the trade show industry to its core. As the vaccination moves forward,...
LONDON, UK – In its ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, Informa Markets has announced a unique partnership with Diversity Ally — an industry specialist in the inclusion and diversity space — to focus on creating balanced, inclusive environments for...
The risk of someone catching COVID-19 could be almost zero for a show held this summer, according to a study by the Exhibitions and Conferences Alliance (ECA)’s Go LIVE Together (GLT) campaign and Epistemix, the latter which is an expert...

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  The latest research from Freeman Event Research found that around 80% of both attendees and exhibitors are ready to return to live events once they are vaccinated. And events are already taking place in destinations from Atlanta to Orlando,...
French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview on “Face the Nation” on April 18 that his country is finalizing plans to welcome U.S. citizens — provided they have received their COVID-19 vaccines. France’s borders are currently closed to travelers...
LeftField Media has announced that it’s ready to bring back its in-person events, much to the delight of the fans and exhibitors of its Awesome Con, Rose City Comic Con, Anime NYC and Anime Frontier shows. The company will work...
DALLAS — All signs point to success for the first event of the summer at the Dallas Market Center, the summer edition of the Total Home & Gift Market, to be held June 23–29. New buyer applications and registration is up more...
LAS VEGAS – On April 13, Nevada Governor Sisolak announced an ambitious state-wide goal: For every county to fully reopen at 100% capacity by June 1. However, for shows meeting before then — such as TPE2021 (Tobacco Plus Expo) — Trade...
Trade Show Executive Media Group is launching a new podcast series: TSE Master Class. The podcast will feature experts from all facets of the trade show industry providing insights and expertise on a wide array of topics, including technology, leadership, human...
LAS VEGAS — On April 13, Nevada Governor Sisolak announced an ambitious state-wide goal: for every county to reopen at 100% capacity by June 1. “Based on consultation with our state health officials, I am pleased to announce that I’m...
PARIS — Three pros from very different sides of the event marketing world — Mike Seaman, CEO, Raccoon Events; Luke Bilton, Chief Growth Officer, Expo Platform; and Kathryn Frankson, Director of Event Marketing, Informa Markets — shared their successes and...
GUANGDONG, China — The Plastics Industry Association’s NPE2021, A TSE Gold 100 show that had been scheduled for May 17-21 in Orlando, had to cancel due to COVID-19 considerations, but Chinaplas21, the 34th International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries,...

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