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CEIR Third Quarter Index Results Show 2.6 Percent Overall Increase
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Maintaining the momentum that started in early 2011, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announces that data collected for the third quarter CEIR Index reveals that the total index increased by 2.6 percent compared to the same period in 2010, and was stronger than the year-on-year real GDP growth of 1.5 percent. Additionally, all four key metrics showed positive results on a year-on-year basis and the growth of all key metrics except one accelerated. More

Trade Show Industry in a Year-Round Generous Spirit
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At the end of the year, the holiday spirit spreads across companies like wildfire. Charity benefits are held to help those in need, canned food is donated to the hungry and an overall generous attitude is felt throughout the winter months. However, what most do not realize is that this philanthropic trend is actually a year-round occurrence for the trade show industry. More

Messe Frankfurt Acquires Interlight Moscow
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Messe Frankfurt continues to expand its position in Russia. The basis for this is the 100 percent acquisition of Interlight Moscow, which has now been officially approved and comes into effect on 1 January. The previous owner is the Nuremberg-based fair and exhibition company, OWP Ost-West-Partner GmbH. The contracts were signed in Frankfurt in November. More

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2,000 Turkeys Distributed at the Los Angeles Convention Center
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For the fourth consecutive year, families lined up at the Los Angeles Convention Center's Bond Street parking lot the morning of 21 November, where Butterball and ARAMARK, the exclusive food service and catering partner of the Los Angeles Convention Center, donated over 2,000 turkeys to those in need so that they too might celebrate in the festive tradition of a Thanksgiving Day meal. The turkeys were unloaded and distributed via a team of over 30 convention center volunteers. More

IAEE Announces 2011 Individual Award Winners
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The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) proudly announces this year's recipients of the IAEE Individual Awards. IAEE's awards program recognizes professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the exhibitions and events industry. The winners will be honored during Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting and Exhibition to be held 6-8 December in Las Vegas. More

Exhibitors Favor Attendance Quality Above All Else
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The quality of attendees is by far the most important factor to exhibitors when deciding whether to exhibit at a trade show or exhibition, according to a new study by the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR). More

Diversified Acquires Pri-Med, Brings Back Former Leadership Team
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Diversified Business Communications has acquired Pri-Med's U.S. assets from M/C Holding Corp. and rehired Pri-Med's former management team. More

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IAAPA Attractions Expo Sees Attendance Uptick
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Once a year in the United States, people connected to the amusement parks industry come from far and wide to check out what is new at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions' Attractions Expo. This year's event ran 14-18 November at Orlando, Fla.'s Orange County Convention Center, and it saw a 3 percent increase to 15,300 attendees, compared with 14,600 attendees at the 2010 event. More

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Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition Registration Is Open
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Attention Exhibitors! Expo! Expo! 2011 Show Floor — Only Three Booths Left!
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The show floor for Expo! Expo! 2011, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on 7 December in Las Vegas, has only three booths left! It will give you face-to-face access to potential worldwide customers from the association, corporate, independent and consumer exhibitions and events markets — all under one roof. Click here for information on how to become an exhibitor. Questions? Contact Julie Anderson, CEM, CAE, director of exhibitions at or +1 (972) 687-9206. More

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IAEE Industry News Available Through MultiBriefs App
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IAEE understands the need to deliver timely, relevant news to its members. In partnering with MultiBriefs to create the IAEE Industry News, the association committed itself to providing updates on a weekly basis. The IAEE Industry News is also available on the MultiBriefs app, available for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch in the App Store. Simply search "MultiBriefs" and download the app free of charge. After it is downloaded, you may add the IAEE feed. News is streamed into your iPhone or iPod Touch each week. Android phone users also may access the app by going to the Android Marketplace and searching "MultiBriefs" to access the Android version of the app. More

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