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April 27, 2017
The San Diego Convention Center has taken its environmental ambitions to the next level by achieving Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification. As one of the most popular and well-respected green building certification programs used worldwide, LEED is known as the foremost rating program for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of green buildings,... more
April 26, 2017
By Elizabeth Johnson From Netflix to YouTube to Facebook Live, video is everywhere. According to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index, IP video traffic will comprise 82 percent of all consumer internet traffic by 2020, up from 70 percent in 2015. Bottom line, if you’re not using video to promote your event, you should. “Video connects on an emotional level, which is persuasive,” said Greig Powers,... more
April 26, 2017
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events has namedU.K.-based Tarsus Group this year’s recipient of the IAEE International Excellence Award. The IAEE International Excellence Award recognizes an individual or organization that has made exceptional strides in creating, launching and managing an event in the exhibitions and events industry on an international scale. “... more
April 25, 2017
The ISA International Sign Expo 2017 enjoyed a record-breaking show in Las Vegas. Held April 19-22 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, the annual trade show and conference for the sign, graphics and visual communications industry broke its own attendance records, with more than 20,500 industry professionals, including just under 600 exhibitors, spanning a sold-out, 210,000 square foot... more
April 21, 2017
If you’re an exhibition organizer, you may be wondering how your peers are handling some of the critical issues surrounding event technology - addressing the large number of choices, budgeting, security, trends, and data insights. If you’re an event technology company, you’re likely interested in what organizers are looking for, where they’re investing their technology budgets, and how your... more
April 21, 2017
In an effort to expand its global educational offerings to new and existing audiences, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society has acquired the Health 2.0 conference division. Going forward, HIMSS will establish a new Health 2.0 business unit within its organization that includes HIMSS North America, HIMSS Analytics, HIMSS Media, HIMSS Europe, HIMSS AsiaPacific and the Personal... more
April 20, 2017
Reed Exhibitions is bringing its Germany-based bar and beverage show to Brooklyn with the launch of Bar Convent Brooklyn, an extension of Bar Convent Berlin, which is celebrating its eleventh year. The event will be held June 12-13, 2018 at the Brooklyn Expo Center. At Bar Convent Brooklyn, bar and beverage professionals are invited to network with peers and learn about new trends,... more
April 20, 2017
Nominations now are open for The Expo Group Show Manager of the Year Awards. Deadline to submit is June 8. All event professionals in associations and corporate entities with authority for bringing attendees and exhibitors together are eligible. Since 2000, the crystal SMOTY obelisk trophy has been presented to those behind-the-scenes pros creating amazing experiences within their... more

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