Association Show News

May 24, 2017
With Outdoor Retailer looking for a new home after a public land dispute resulted in the decision to leave Utah, Denver in the hunt as one of the cities trying to capture it and the January timeframe getting crunched with different crossover shows, it makes perfect sense that Emerald Expositions would buy SnowSports Industries America’s SIA Snow Show. Now, two of the strongest shows geared... more
May 24, 2017
Trade show marketing firm mdg has expanded its foorptint by opening a new office in Chicago to service several clients based in the area. The downtown office will be led by Leana Salamah, account strategist and executive director, who has experience on both sides of the client/agency relationship. Salamah was proactively recruited by ownership to serve as a strategic lead for existing Chicago... more
May 17, 2017
The Association of Event Organisers (AEO) and The Society of Independent Show Organisers (SISO) have entered into a reciprocity agreement following a meeting among several of their independent trade and consumer organiser members in Miami last month. The agreement sees both organisations supporting each other with information exchange, research insight and mutual discounts for members to attend... more
May 16, 2017
The PCMA Education Foundation recently honored the 2017 Lifetime Achievement of three industry luminaries as well as the winners of the 2017 Professional Excellence Awards at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. More than 1,000 leaders in the business events were in attendance at the awards event. “Our 2017 honorees and award winners’ accomplishments serve as inspiration to both industry... more
May 16, 2017
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events recently celebrated another successful Women’s Leadership Forum May 2 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. More than 220 attendees sold out this year’s event which featured education sessions for women at all stages of their career, as well as the 2017 IAEE Woman of Achievement Award was presented to Megan Tanel, CEM during the... more
May 11, 2017
Here at TSNN, we know how hard you and your team work to make your trade show a success, and we know you’ve earned bragging rights, so we want to hear from you! Nominations are open for TSNN’s 7th Annual “Best of Show” award, and we are leaving it up to you to: Tell us why you think your show is the BEST! This is the seventh year for this special award, and five nominees will be invited to the... more
May 5, 2017
The National Propane Gas Association experienced record growth in both size and exhibiting companies at its 70th Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo, held April 21-23 at the Music City Center in Nashville. Approximately 4,000 propane industry professionals participated in the annual three-day event that attracted more than 250 exhibitors to a nearly sold-out 73,300 sq. ft.... more
May 2, 2017
The American Society of Association Executives has unveiled a new continuous learning and talent development platform – ASAE Learning Online. ASAE Learning Online provides on-demand access to unlimited educational opportunities for ASAE members and non-members throughout the association community. Subscribers can personalize learning plans, take skills gap assessments and search through... more
May 1, 2017
For the eighth year in row, Trade Show News Network will hold its prestigious and original TSNN Awards program that honors the top fastest-growing shows in attendance and net square footage on tap Aug. 21-23 collocated with Connect Expo in New Orleans. The list of 50 shows that will be feted during the three-day, celebration-filled event can be found listed below and also HERE.... more
May 1, 2017
Exhibit space for NPE2018: The Plastics Show has sold out more than a year in advance at its recent Space Draw, a first in the history of North American’s largest trade show and conference for the international plastics manufacturing industry. Owned and produced by the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), the triennial expo and educational event is set to take place May 7-11 at the Orange... more

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