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The mission of Trade Show Executive magazine isto provide news, views and toolsto the managers of shows large and small,in every industry from automotive to medical to woodworking,so that show executives can turn innovative ideas into a competitive edge.We aim to help show managers stimulate growth, profits and customer satisfactionso that their show, organization and the trade show industry can prosper.

Trade Show Executive

 •  November 14

Chicago — UBM plc recently acquired three shows in the Americas, including THE Aesthetic Show in Las Vegas and two green energy events in Latin America. UBM acquired THE Aesthetic Show and its related media assets from Medical Insight, Inc. and picked up the Mexico International Renewable Energy Congress (MIREC) and the Argentinian International...

Trade Show Executive

 •  November 14

Chicago -- The rising stars of the next generation of show managers will be a at the among the honored guests at the next Trade Show Executive (TSE) Fastest 50 Awards & Summit in Chicago. The newly launched TSE Trailblazers program showcases the trade show industry’s up-and-comers. The best of the nominees will be selected for the inaugural...

Trade Show Executive

 •  November 9

Dallas — Freeman took a giant step into the burgeoning realm of augmented reality and virtual reality with its acquisition of San Francisco-based Helios Interactive, a company that has made its mark creating experiences for events like the NBA finals, San Diego Comic-Con International and The International Consumer Electronics Show and even a...

Trade Show Executive

 •  November 9

Norwalk, Conn. — Reed Exhibitions announced it will launch an LGBTQ+ event in London next June. Called “Proud Experiences,” it will be a hosted-buyer event for the LGBTQ+ community presented at Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea, June 6-8. The three-day B2B event offers both pre-qualified suppliers and buyers to pre-selected meetings and set appointments...

Trade Show Executive

 •  November 7

Raleigh, N.C. — In a joint effort by several industry associations, a study on what drives attendance reports that networking in a hip and alluring city remains a powerful draw. The Maximize Attendance survey found that receiving cutting-edge education was a nearly unanimous priority, and more than three-quarters of attendees surveyed considered...

Trade Show Executive

 •  November 7

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, presented its annual progress report, announced new initiatives and confirmed events already set for 2018 in remarks at its Annual General Assembly meeting that took place ahead of the Global Congress held Nov. 1-4 in Johannesburg, South Africa. More than 400 delegates...

Trade Show Executive

 •  November 7

Las Vegas — Diversified Communications has expanded its presence in the unmanned aerial systems market by acquiring the rival Drone World Expo from JD Events. Diversified announced the deal Oct. 25 at the opening of its own drone show, Commercial UAV Expo Americas, in Las Vegas. Drone World will be folded into Commercial UAV Expo Americas beginning...

Trade Show Executive

 •  October 27

Westport, Conn. — SPTechCon, the largest independent SharePoint and Microsoft Office 365 conference, has been acquired by Exposition Development Co. (ExpoDevCo) from BZ Media. The deal was arranged through Corporate Solutions of Westport Conn. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. In announcing the acquisition, ExpoDevCo CEO David Audrain said that...

Trade Show Executive

 •  October 27

Phoenix — Viad Corp., parent company of Las Vegas-based GES, this week reported third quarter revenue of $339.1 million, an 11.3% year-over-year decrease. GES revenue of $232.1 million was down 19.1% year-over-year, which was mostly attributed to negative show rotation for GES, which provides general contracting services to some trade shows that...

Trade Show Executive

 •  October 25

San Jose, Calif. – Silicon Valley Comic Con (SVCC), presented by Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak, has partnered with IRL Events to plan and produce SVCC 2018, which will be held April 6-8 at the San Jose Convention Center (SJCC) and surrounding areas. IRL also produces Anime Expo (AX) and E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo), which ranked #40 on the...