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  • Tom Cindric joins Winsight as President, Exhibitions to oversee National Restaurant Show. Mary Pat Heftman now Vice Chairman of Winsight.
  • Emerald Expositions Events Inc. tapped former UBM exec, Sally Shankland, to serve as its President and CEO. Phil Evans continues as CFO.
  • The division of Informa PLC created by the combination of UBM and Informa has been renamed and rebranded as Informa Markets.
  • Trade Show Executive won three prestigious ASBPE “Azbee” Awards in Chicago. TSE is also a national finalist for Magazine of the Year Award.
  • Informa PLC launched Informa Ventures offering capital, access to markets, mentorship, and expertise to knowledge and information start-ups.
  • Freeman Vice Chair Carrie Freeman Parsons promoted to Chair replacing Don Freeman, who will become Chairman Emeritus in July.
  • Marketplace Events (MPE), producer of 66 consumer shows in North America, acquired the Arizona Bridal Shows from Townsquare Live Events LLC.
  • Nominations for 2019 Trailblazers Opens for Trade Show Executive’s Trailblazers program which recognizes the industry’s up-and-comers.
  • Informa Exhibitions reported a 6.7% jump in underlying revenues for 2018 even as it absorbed the blockbuster acquisition of UBM.

Contests, Premiums, Special Offers --- Here’s a Sneak Preview of What You Will See at Expo! Expo!  Next Week

November 24, 2005
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Trade Show Executive magazine is pleased to list our advertisers who are exhibiting in IAEM’s Expo! Expo!    Find out what’s new and exciting from these advertisers in the December issue of Trade Show Executive magazine and at our booth, #406, at IAEM’s EXPO! EXPO!

Atlanta and the Georgia World Congress Center are pleased to host EXPO! EXPO!  Enjoy your stay downtown by visiting our many attractions.  The Georgia Dome, Centennial Olympic Park, CNN Center, Imagine It!  The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, World of Coca-Cola, Underground Atlanta and the Georgia Aquarium are all within a few blocks of the center.  Opening November 23, the aquarium will be the largest in the world with over 8 million gallons of water.  Atlanta continues to grow every year and there is always something exciting going on downtown.  Thanks for visiting during EXPO! EXPO! See us in Booth #425.  And make sure to visit again soon!

Visit CompuSystems at Booth #341 to find creative registration and lead retrieval solutions.  See the next generation desktop lead retrieval system, CompuLEAD Desktop II, featuring the latest advancements in data collection technology.  Also, see the most robust attendee web registration service with interactive conference up-selling and attendee/exhibitor matchmaking.

To tie in with its December cover story on “What’s in YOUR Wallet?,” Trade Show Executive will stage a drawing every hour to award lucky attendees with  gift certificates from a variety of upscale retailers.  Visit Booth #406 and meet with Darlene, Irene, Renee, Mark and Linda and enter your name in the drawing.  See what we have on tap for 2006 and why Trade Show Executive magazine is the Gold Standard.  Go for the Gold!

ExpoExchange, a Conferon Global Services company, uses its technology and experience to bring people together to drive business. Learn about recent developments in RFID event applications, Reg.Net registration technology, SmartEvent business relationships and more in Booth # 619.  Ask us about the all new Event ROI publication, seen for the first time at IAEM Expo! Expo!

The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center offers you 840,000 square feet of exhibit space, 92,000 square feet of meeting space (50 meeting rooms), 13 hotels (5,000 rooms), 2,300 rooms directly across from the center.  All only 5 minutes from your next event.  To receive an informational packet, go to  Visit us at Booth #735.

The new Georgia International Convention Center is a quarter of a mile from the entrance to the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.  The GICC has received rave reviews from clients, attendees, and the community on its futuristic, contemporary, elegant and inviting appearance.  The GICC, Atlanta’s new standard of convention!  Visit us at Booth #425.

Opening in 2008, the McCormick Place West building will take meetings and exhibitions in a new direction.  Featuring 61 meeting rooms and 470,000 square feet of exhibition space, the new building will have amenities of special interest to meeting planners.  Visit us at Booth #101 or go to

Visit SMART-reg International at Booth #652 to find smart registration and lead capture solutions.  Come see the latest RFID solution for badge and event verification that IAEM Expo! Expo! selected as most innovative product/service.  Learn more about our web-based administrative information management system.  See our newly introduced SLD-5 for lead capture and event tracking.

Communications & Show Management, Inc. (CSM,Inc.) knows what it takes to make your show a hit.  More than 30 years of experience in 5 different industries, and millions of ideas in planning, marketing, managing and execution, we’re focused on making every show a winner.  Time after time.  Call us at 800-327-3736, ext. 104 or 107.  We’ll bring you a winner.

Ungerboeck Systems International develops and markets Event Business Management Software (EBMS), recognized worldwide as the leading integrated software product for venues, exhibitions, conferences and destinations.  With over 23 modules EBMS offers everything from Booking and Balance Sheets to Registration and Reports.  To learn more visit Booth #707 or go to

Looking for ways to cut costs?  Stop by the Mini Theater 60 Second showcase (Booth  #953) on Wednesday, November 30th, 2005 at 1:00 pm.  Dieter Ungerboeck,  President of Ungerboeck Systems International will present the benefits of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and how it will revolutionize the way events are planned by increasing productivity among event organizers, venues, contractors and customers.

The Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Hynes Convention Center and the city of Boston are attracting record-breaking numbers of attendees to events of every size.  Visit Advantage BOSTON at Booth #234 at Expo! Expo! to win a Fortune Hunters Trip for Two and experience all Boston has to offer!

A not-for profit organization since 1931, BPA Worldwide is headquartered in Shelton, CT and has the largest membership of any media-auditing organization in the world, spanning 25 countries. BPA was recently named as the first auditor certified by the EEIAC, the governing body of event audit standards in the U.S.  To learn more, please stop by Booth #713 at Expo! Expo!

The National Trade Centre is centrally located in downtown Toronto, Ontario.  Encompassing over one million square feet of exhibit space, the National Trade Centre is the largest exhibition and convention facility in Canada and the seventh largest in North America.  Visit us in Booth #125.

The Orange County Convention Center, located in the heart of Orlando, offers meeting planners 2.1 million square feet of exhibition space, 74 meeting rooms / 235 breakouts, 3 full service restaurants, four business centers, in-house electric, plumbing, rigging and technical services, plus wireless mobility throughout the facility.  Visit us at Booth #352.

Why do so many successful shows use GES?  Because we exceed their expectations. Meet the team and see the technology behind successful shows at Booth #319 at Expo! Expo!

The South Coast Hotel will have 1300 guest rooms.  Each oversized guest room will have 42” plasma screens, individual coffee makers, WIFI and high-speed Internet connections.  The South Coast Conference Center & Exhibit will boast 150,000 sq. ft. of space.  The Exhibit Hall will have 80,000 sq. ft. of column free exhibit space divisible into 20,000 sq. ft. increments.  The South Coast Executive Meeting space will have 17 meeting rooms ranging in size and amenities to accommodate groups up to 2,000 persons.  Visit us at Booth #325.

Freeman and AVW-TELAV will be providing demos of several new technology and service advancements – the newest generation of Freeman OnLine has significant enhancements for exhibitor online ordering;  AVW-TELAV’s Presentation Management service features unique elements for managing and distributing speaker presentations at events, and the revolutionary re-design of the Exhibitor Service Center Experience will premiere at IAEM. 

 Who’s Who and Who’s Where at IAEM’s Expo! Expo!



Trade Show Executive Advertiser

Booth Number at

Expo! Expo!

Advanced Expo Solutions


Advantage BOSTON


Albuquerque Convention Center


American Bank Center


Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority




BPA Worldwide


Brede Exposition Services


Buttine Exhibition Insurance


Charleston Area Convention Center


Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau


Cobb Galleria Centre


CompuSystems, Inc.


Convention Data Services


Dallas Convention Center


EAX Worldwide


Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services


Evansville Auditorium and Convention Centre




Expo Group




GES Exposition Services


George E. Fern Company


Georgia International Convention Center


Georgia World Congress Center


Global Spectrum Convention Centers


Gwinnett Convention & Visitors Bureau


Hartford Convention & Visitors Bureau


Houston Convention Center


Indiana Convention Center & RCA Dome


Jacob K. Javits Convention Center


Kentucky Fair and Expo


Kissimmee-St. Cloud Convention & Visitors Bureau


Kuehne & Nagel Exposition Services


Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority


Lynnwood Convention Center


Mandalay Bay


Miami Beach Convention Center


Myrtle Beach Convention Center


National Trade Centre, Exhibition Place


Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – New Orleans


Orange County Convention Center & Orlando CVB


Palmetto Expo Center


Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau


Puerto Rico Convention Center


Regency Exposition Services


Reliant Park – Houston


Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority


Rosemont Convention Bureau


Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau


Salt Palace Convention Center


San Diego Convention Center


Sands Expo & Convention Center


Savannah International Trade & Convention Center


Shreveport Convention Center


SMG Convention Centers


Smart-reg International


South Coast Hotel


TWI Group


Ungerboeck Systems


Valley Forge Convention Plaza


Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Center


Washington Convention Center and the Washington DC Convention and Visitors Association


Countdown:  One week until IAEM’s Annual Meeting & Expo! Expo!  Are you registered?

Don’t miss out on the industry’s largest educational and networking event for both association and for-profit show organizers, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA, November 29 – December 1.  Go to to register!

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