May 16, 2017

The PCMA Education Foundation recently honored the 2017 Lifetime Achievement of three industry luminaries as well as the winners of the 2017 Professional Excellence Awards at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.

More than 1,000 leaders in the business events were in attendance at the awards event.

“Our 2017 honorees and award winners’ accomplishments serve as inspiration to both industry veterans and novices alike,” said PCMA President and CEO, Deborah Sexton. “Each an expert in their profession—always endeavoring to lead the advancement of their organizations and the… more

May 16, 2017

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events recently celebrated another successful Women’s Leadership Forum May 2 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md.

More than 220 attendees sold out this year’s event which featured education sessions for women at all stages of their career, as well as the 2017 IAEE Woman of Achievement Award was presented to Megan Tanel, CEM during the event.

Tanel is senior vice president, Exhibitions and Events for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). 

She has been an extraordinary leader during her more than… more

May 11, 2017

Here at TSNN, we know how hard you and your team work to make your trade show a success, and we know you… more

May 05, 2017

The National Propane Gas Association experienced record growth in both size and exhibiting companies at its 70th Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo, held April 21-23 at the Music City Center in Nashville.

Approximately 4,000 propane industry professionals participated in the annual three-day event that attracted more than 250 exhibitors to a nearly sold-out 73,300 sq. ft. expo floor, an increase in size of more than 3 percent compared to 2016, when a record-breaking 4,100 attendees and 140 exhibitors spanned a 71,000 sq. ft. expo – a showfloor… more

May 02, 2017

The American Society of Association Executives has unveiled a new continuous learning and talent development platform – ASAE Learning Online.

ASAE Learning Online provides on-demand access to unlimited educational opportunities for ASAE members and non-members throughout the association community.

Subscribers can personalize learning plans, take skills gap assessments and search through hundreds of educational options that align with association management competencies (defined by ASAE’s Job Task Analysis) as well as professional skills important for individual, team and… more

May 01, 2017

Exhibit space for NPE2018: The Plastics Show has sold out more than a year in advance at its recent Space Draw, a first in the history of North American’s largest trade show and conference for the international plastics manufacturing industry.

Owned and produced by the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), the triennial expo and educational event is set to take place May 7-11 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.

PLASTICS will continue working to accommodate exhibitors still waiting for booth assignments with limited availability in several of the show’s… more

May 01, 2017

For the eighth year in row, Trade Show News Network will hold its prestigious and original TSNN Awards program that honors the top fastest-growing shows in attendance and net square footage on tap Aug. 21-23 collocated with Connect Expo in New Orleans.

The list of 50 shows that will be feted during the three-day, celebration-filled event can be found listed below and also HERE

“The Top 50 fastest-growing show winners were chosen by their show’s growth rate… more

Apr 26, 2017

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events has namedU.K.-based Tarsus Group this year’s recipient of the IAEE International Excellence Award.

The IAEE International Excellence Award recognizes an individual or organization that has made exceptional strides in creating, launching and managing an event in the exhibitions and events industry on an international scale.

“Tarsus Group has been a leader in the global exhibitions and events industry for nearly two decades,” said IAEE President and CEO David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA. “The work it does in… more

Apr 21, 2017

If you’re an exhibition organizer, you may be wondering how your peers are handling some of the critical issues surrounding event technology - addressing the large number of choices, budgeting, security, trends, and data insights.

If you’re an event technology company, you’re likely interested in what organizers are looking for, where they’re investing their technology budgets, and how your technology can fill those important gaps.

Found out more about both by registering HERE for TSNN's latest… more

Apr 20, 2017

Nominations now are open for The Expo Group Show Manager of the Year Awards. Deadline to submit is June 21.

All event professionals in associations and corporate entities with authority for bringing attendees and exhibitors together are eligible.

Since 2000, the crystal SMOTY obelisk trophy has been presented to those behind-the-scenes pros creating amazing experiences within their exhibition and convention.

Each winner also is honored with a donation to their favorite charity and recognition industry-wide. Since 2000, over $80,000 has been donated to charity… more