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May 10, 2018
The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, Healthy Food Expo West and Coffee Fest Los Angeles are gearing up to take place alongside each other Aug. 19-21 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.   According to Clarion UX officials, one registration will give industry professionals access to all three trade shows and conferences for the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industries.  “We are thrilled to be bringing three leading events together for the first time so buyers looking for new products and services for their foodservice establishments can find everything under one roof,”… more
May 10, 2018
GES recently reported its first-quarter 2018 earnings results in which revenues dropped 15.8 percent from $318 million in 2017 to $268 million during the same period this year. Steve Moster, GES’ parent company – Viad - president and CEO, said, “GES delivered solid results, with continued same-show growth that partially offset significant negative show rotation. We remain focused on driving in-sourcing benefits and pursuing additional cross-sell opportunities from our ON Services audio-visual production business and capturing additional share in the corporate event space.” He added, “I… more
May 09, 2018
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ Megan Tanel has been named the 2018 TSNN Awards Industry Icon Honoree and will be celebrated at an awards gala held during the Aug. 10-12 weekend in Louisville, Ky. “I am beyond humbled to be receiving the TSNN Industry Icon Award,” Tanel said. She added, “I look to each day to continue to learn more about myself and how I can continue to improve and be relevant while advocating for my members, our services and events in general. I am thankful for the opportunities I've had and continue to have at work and at home.” Tanel has more than 20 years… more
May 09, 2018
The American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) selected SmithBucklin, the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other, to provide full-service association management. ASBMT will continue to be headquartered in the Chicago area, but will move to the SmithBucklin office effective April 2. ASBMT is a professional society dedicated to advancing the science and clinical care for patients who require blood and marrow transplants or other cellular therapies for blood cancers and other deadly diseases. Since its establishment in 1993,… more
May 09, 2018
Messe Düsseldorf will participate in the AACC Clinical Lab Expo 2018 in order to promote its “MEDICAlliance” program of regional and international medical trade fairs organized around the globe.  At AACC booth 1742, visitor and exhibitor information for MEDICA 2018, World Forum for Medicine, and COMPAMED 2018, High tech solutions for medical technology (held currently from Nov. 12 - 15, 2018 in Düsseldorf, Germany), MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2018 and MEDICAL MANUFACTURING ASIA 2018 (scheduled concurrently from Aug. 29 – 31, 2018 in Singapore), Expo Hospital 2018 (Aug. 29 – 31, 2018 in Santiago,… more
May 09, 2018
Tech giants Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google were among some of the brightest minds to converge at the annual IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), held April 16-20 at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  As the world’s largest and most comprehensive technical conference focused on signal processing and its applications, the 43rdedition of ICASSP attracted 2,300 attendees and 28 high-caliber exhibitors spanning 21,000 square feet of expo space. Touting the theme “Signal Processing and Artificial… more
May 09, 2018
The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association’s keynote speaker for the opening session of HCEAConnect, the association’s annual educational and networking event, Aug. 12-14, 2018 in Baltimore, will be Ben Roth. He will kick off HCEAConnect with “A Hu-Machine Revolution – The Next Era of Modern Marketing”. A Hu-Machine Revolution – The Next Era of Modern Marketing will dive into the discovery of modern marketing, highlighting key factors, common pressures and unique opportunities communities can anticipate facing – inside and beyond the healthcare industry, and relative to… more
May 08, 2018
A new event registration service specifically designed for small to mid-tier events is now available from Core-apps. The new Core-apps Badger Registration Service was built for events ranging in size from 25-2500 attendees and is tailored to meetings, educational conferences and smaller shows that do not have a large expo presence.  The service offers dozens of potential registration options and rounds out the company’s existing offerings. Existing Core-apps clients can use it to provide a complete attendee engagement experience and the service will also appeal to new clients who do not… more
May 08, 2018
In a move that CEO Tom Baugh has labeled as “highly strategic,” B2C home shows producer, Marketplace Events, has purchased three Atlanta-based home shows from SEMCO Productions. The events include the Spring Atlanta Home Show and the Fall Atlanta Home Show & Outdoor Living Expo, held annually at the Cobb Galleria Centre, as well as the North Atlanta Home Show & Outdoor Living Expo, which takes place at the Infinite Energy Center in Gwinnett County. “For more than 40 years, SEMCO has been synonymous with Atlanta and home shows” Baugh explained.  He continued, “The Atlanta market is… more
May 07, 2018
Last week’s IAEE Women's Leadership Forum, held at the InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C., drew a sold-out crowd of more than 220 attendees to hear several dynamic speakers talk about topics that ranged on how to not get burnt out trying to manage the elusive work/life balance to permitting yourself to ‘ask outrageously’ for something you want. The event kicked off with two sessions the day before – one that focused on How to “Negotiate Your Life – Tips for Quintastic (those who believe 50 is the new 30) Women in the Workplace” and the other was about “Projecting Your UV (Unique… more