People News: Los Angeles, Cleveland Venues Make new Hires, ReedPop & Connect Tap Talent

With the trade show industry continuing to grow, according to the latest Center for Exhibition Industry Research, there were plenty of new hires and promotions up the ranks recently.

The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, welcomed Nancy Walker as the new vice president of Sales and Marketing.

CEIR TOTAL Index: Trade Show Industry Continues Its Growth Streak in Q1 2018

The Center for Exhibition Industry Research reports that the recent growth of the exhibition industry continued during the first quarter of 2018.

The performance of the industry, as measured by the CEIR Total Index, posted a decent year-over-year gain of 1.8 percent, even though it underperformed the overall macroeconomy.

Mohegan Sun Officially Opens the New Earth Expo & Convention Center

Mohegan Sun, based in Uncasville, Conn., opened the Earth Expo & Convention Center today, the property’s $80 million dollar expansion, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The new center already is making a name for itself as it makes Mohegan Sun home to one of the largest and most attractive exposition sites in the Northeast, with more than 275,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space.

6 Tips to Help You Better Manage Event Contractors

Submitted by rwimberly@tsnn.com on Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:41

For many corporate marketing or event departments, getting approval to add employee headcount is close to impossible. You may only have enough work to justify a part-time resource, or your events may be seasonal. Hiring a contract event manager can be a great way to make sure you get what you pay for, without excess overhead.