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Nov 15, 2018
Event management technology provider, Hubb, has raised a $6.3 million Series B funding round, which was led by Five Elms Capital and includes follow-on investment from Oregon Venture Fund and Elevate Capital. This latest round brings the tech startup company’s total funding to $10 million, with Joe Onofrio from Five Elms Capital joining the board as part of this round. Hubb, which develops event management solutions and business intelligence tools designed to bring innovation and data-driven decision-making to the events industry, boasts key clients including Microsoft, Atlassian, Tableau… more
Nov 15, 2018
ISACA, the leading global association for IT audit, risk, governance and security professionals, and Infosecurity Group, Europe’s leading information security event, are partnering to produce the most progressive information security event in North America. Infosecurity ISACA North America Expo and Conference will debut Nov. 20-21 in New York City’s Javits Convention Center 20-21. The event will leverage ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) community and solutions with Infosecurity Group, Reed Exhibition’s immersive event series staged worldwide for the infosecurity industry. ISACA will bring… more
Nov 15, 2018
Matthews Southwest Hospitality, a national hospitality industry developer based in Dallas, released an initial conceptual design of the proposed headquarters hotel that would be attached to the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, giving the public a first glimpse at the proposed exterior of the $558 million addition to the city’s hospitality inventory.  In addition to Matthews, the project team includes Preston Hollow Capital, Provident Resources Group, The Convention District Development Associates and Omni Hotels & Resorts.  “The design of the new convention center… more
Nov 13, 2018
In a unique move, Keystone Events has engaged Corporate Solutions to represent the public sale of the company. There are several events in the portfolio in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sectors. North American Bitcoin Conference - Miami World Blockchain Forum – Dubai World Blockchain Forum – New York World Blockchain Forum – London The success of the 2017 and 2018 conferences brought together all the major players of the industry, launched some hugely successful businesses, and proved that the world of ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) & STO’s (Security Token Offerings) is… more
Nov 13, 2018
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events unveiled this year’s recipients of its awards program, which recognizes IAEE members and member companies who have made outstanding contributions to the exhibitions and events industry. Along with the Woman of Achievement and International Excellence award winners, which were announced earlier this year, these award recipients will be honored during Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition on tap Dec. 11-13 in New Orleans. The 2018 IAEE Award Winners were selected after careful consideration and review by the IAEE Awards… more
Nov 12, 2018
For the fourth year in a row, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) will be featuring its Tech Startup Pavilion and Competition at Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, set for Dec. 11-13 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. This year, the Pavilion will be sponsored by Visit Austin and the Austin Convention Center. “It’s a privilege for Austin to sponsor this highly impressive competition activated on the floor of Expo! Expo! 2018,” said Steve Genovesi, vice president of Visit Austin. He continued, “New technology and startups… more
Nov 12, 2018
Tourism continues to dominate Asia Pacific’s travel industry, but the Corporate Incentive Travel segment (CIT), already representing one-quarter of the global travel industry, continues to make steady gains. The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) partnered with PCMA Education Foundation to commission a research project to help APAC region meeting planners understand what is driving this expanding CIT market, which favors travel over financial incentives to motivate and reward high-performing staff, particularly Gen Y and Millennials. APAC’s business events sector is already valued at more… more
Nov 12, 2018
The “who’s who” of the industry will be there when bauma CHINA opens its doors again from Nov. 27-30 in Shanghai. More than 3,300 companies will present themselves at Asia’s largest trade fair – 300 more than in 2016. Accordingly, 200,000 visitors are expected, which would be a new record. The Chinese construction machinery industry is booming as bauma CHINA approaches. A few weeks before the show opens, bauma CHINA is expecting to set exhibitor and visitor records. More than 300 new companies will present themselves at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). A significant… more
Nov 12, 2018
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 20th Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), the third Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo and the 13th Eco Expo Asia concluded with a record number of over 73,000 buyers from 154 countries and regions visiting the three events - an increase of 6% on last year's attendance.HKTDC Deputy Executive Director Benjamin Chau said that the increase in buyer attendance showed the three concurrent fairs had been successful in creating synergy to help build an effective cross-industry sourcing platform.… more
Nov 12, 2018
With smart city projects on the rise across Thailand, international security brands have converged at the 6th edition of Secutech Thailand in a bid to connect with regional buyers and project owners. Stricter fire and safety regulations enacted by the government have also led to heightened demands for fire and safety equipment, which will be a popular product category during the show. The high demand has translated into an expansion in show scale at Secutech Thailand, which continues its year on year growth. Across 7,000 sqm of exhibition space at the Bangkok International Trade &… more