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World's Biggest Mobile Show Enhances Social Portal
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When more than 60,000 professionals from 200 countries and territories converge in Barcelona to see over 1,400 exhibitors showcasing the latest in mobile technologies at the Mobile World Congress, they will experience an enhanced social networking portal. MyMWC, which is free to all registrants, enables participants to connect before, during and after the event. More



Will the New NY Convention Center Ever Get Built?
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T.J. Raphael writes, "I grew up in New York, the front door of America. It is a great place to live and to visit, and it has so much to offer tourists — culture, nightlife and the general excitement of a large international metropolis. Yet, as an event destination, I might suggest another location." More

Trade Show Trend for 2012: Achieving Greater Impact at Lower Costs
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The Trade Show Network Marketing Group expects to see corporations continue to invest in trade show exhibits in 2012 while demanding higher impact displays at lower costs. More

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AHR Expo 2012 Breaks Exhibitor Record
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The AHR Expo has broken its all-time record for the largest show, according to organizers. The 23-25 January show at Chicago's McCormick Place hosted 1,976 companies showcasing their latest products and technologies. More

Obama Travel Initiatives Met with Praise
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Speaking at the Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, Fla., on 19 January, President Barack Obama announced new initiatives aimed at boosting the economy by increasing the number of international visitors who travel to the United States each year. More



New Orleans Ernest N. Morial CC, Imago Productions Successfully Launch Co-owned International Disaster Conference & Exposition
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When the International Disaster Conference & Exposition (IDCE2012) recently wrapped at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, it was the first time the venue had not only hosted the event, but also co-owned and produced it along with Cumming, Ga.-based Imago Productions. More

Bob Priest-Heck Named Chief Sales Officer of Freeman
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After joining Freeman last June with its acquisition of Wheelhouse Solutions, Bob Priest-Heck will move from his current position of executive vice president to chief sales officer (CSO). He replaces former CSO Bob Moore, who will retire in June 2012. Priest-Heck will work closely with Moore in the coming months to ensure a smooth transition. More

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Orange County, Fla., Convention Center Trade Shows Donate More than $1.6 Million Locally in 2011
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While the Orange County Convention Center is known for providing an economic boost to the Central Florida community, it has also become a major source of donations for several of the area's charitable organizations. In 2011, it is estimated more than $1.6 million in goods and services were donated to local organizations by visiting conventions and trade shows and their exhibitors and attendees. More

Monroeville Convention Center Welcomes You

The Monroeville Convention Center, Western Pennsylvania’s newest convention center with 100,584 square feet of exhibition space, is located in the heart of Monroeville. In addition to an excellent convention facility, Monroeville offers many popular hotels, fine restaurants and bustling shopping districts. Once you visit, you’ll remember: Greater Monroeville, Greater Opportunities. MORE
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IAEE Public Events Council Names Metter 2012 Chair
IAEE Recognizes 2008-2011 Chair Schweitzer

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The International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE) recognized Paul Schweitzer, vice president Business Development, Marketplace Events, at its 6 December 2011 meeting held during Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Las Vegas for four years of service (2008-2011) as chair of the Public Events Council. During his tenure, Schweitzer led the council in bringing many new IAEE resources to the public event organizer. More

Exhibition Industry Summit II Planned for 24 February at Georgia World Congress Center
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Following the significant progress of the first Exhibition Industry Summit held 6 October 2011 in Irving, Texas, the participating organizations have agreed to meet at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, on 24 February for Exhibition Industry Summit II. The objective of this meeting is to advance discussion about key industry issues identified at the first meeting and establish the framework for ongoing engagement by the organizations. More

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Seven Honored as IAEE Top Public Events for 2011
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The International Association of Exhibitions and Events™(IAEE) launched the Top Public Event Program at its Mid-Year Meeting in June 2011 resulting in seven events being honored at the Annual Awards and Networking Luncheon held 8 December 2011 during Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Las Vegas. More



OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS


IMEX Association Day
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Every year for the past 10 years, IMEX has brought buyers like you into the heart of the meetings industry. And as an association buyer, you are invited to get a head start with a program dedicated to association executives — Association Day and Evening, Monday, 21 May 2012.
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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. 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.



Post Intern Positions at ExhibitionIndustryJobs.com
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Finding the right intern can be difficult, but with ExhibitionIndustryJobs.com new internship option you can create an account, view resumes, find recruitment resources, and post internships and jobs. With ExhibitionIndustryJobs.com you could reach thousands of talented exhibitions and events industry professionals. Finding this talent is now easier than ever with ExhibitionIndustryJobs.com. Bookmark ExhibitionIndustryJobs.com today. MORE


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