National Grocers Association’s NGA Show Heading to San Diego for First Time

The sun will shine bright in San Diego next week as the National Grocers Association convenes in the city for the first time ever for the 2019 NGA Show.

The 35th annual trade show and conference for the grocery industry brings together independent retailers and wholesalers, food retail industry executives, food/CPG manufacturers and service providers for learning and networking opportunities.

Ensure Your Next International Trade Show is a Success with 7 Simple Steps

Submitted by lpsavas@tsnn.com on Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:34

International trade shows offer a unique opportunity for brands to expand their market share and reach out to an audience they might otherwise have difficulty connecting with. However, actually achieving success at an international exhibition requires careful planning, especially given the costs involved. 

Messe Frankfurt Ramps Up Its Campus Electromobility with Zero-Emission Vehicles

Messe Frankfurt — known as the world’s largest trade show, congress and event organizer — has deployed electric StreetScooters transport vehicles for deliveries on its exhibition campus. As part of a two-year trial, the zero-emission vehicles are being used for Messe Frankfurt exhibitors and visitors. 

Two Mega Venue Management Companies – AEG Facilities and SMG – Set to Merge

AEG Facilities, the venue management subsidiary of AEG, and SMG, an Onex portfolio company and venue management company, have signed a definitive agreement to merge.

This combination will create a new, standalone global facility management and venue services company that will operate as ASM Global (“ASM”).

Onex and AEG’s subsidiary will each own 50 percent of the company following the completion of the transaction.