As most of you know from the countless reminders online, the GDPR is the focus of much concern in the trade show industry.
According to the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), there were a record number of 12,558 rotating international association events in 2017.
That is 346 more than the figure recorded in 2016.
The top three ranked countries in 2017 were the same as last year: the U.S. (941 meetings), Germany (682 meetings) and the U.K. (592 meetings). In Asia, Japan hosted 414 meetings in 2017 and ranked the first in the region.
SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals, providers of computer, audio-visual (AV) and technology solutions for businesses and events, has added two new products to its event technology line-up for associations, trade shows, exhibit builders, conference planners and marketers.
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.
Professionally, I’ve struggled with titles and their role in society for as long as I’ve been in the workforce. Rationally, I get the need for them – for many, it defines their career advancement as well as their ability to make company decisions and accountability.
Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo to Collocate with Healthy Food Expo West and Coffee Fest L.A.
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.
The American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Selects SmithBucklin for Full-Service Association Management
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.
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”.
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.
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.