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Meetings Industry Has Massive Impact on the US Economy
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The numbers are in. The meetings industry has a tremendous impact on the U.S. economy. The coalition of 14 leading meetings industry membership organizations joined forces to figure out the real impact of face-to-face meetings on the economy. The study, spanning throughout 2010 and based on 2009 data, was conducted by the PwC U.S. research firm. More

Nigeria: 'Abuja Trade Show Designed to Discourage Hawking'    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Organizers of the Abuja Trade Show said the concept was designed to discourage the habit of hawking, open display or selling of goods from vehicles at public functions in the Federal Capital Territory. Leader of the team, Jokodola Osazee Jarikre, who spoke with LEADERSHIP, stated that the company through the trade show was creating a market place where people could bring in their goods and services and sell to the public. More

YouTube Introduces Live Streaming for Events
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In a long awaited move YouTube introduced a live streaming service, specifically designed for events. How is it going to impact your event? 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.

Final Report: ART COLOGNE 2011 Powers Ahead
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High-quality exhibits attract 60,000 visitors to this year's 45th Internationaler Kunstmarkt — gallerists report excellent sales — attraction again strengthened by presence of high-profile newcomers and returnees from Germany and abroad — very positive press echo and extensive media coverage — Panamarenko special exhibition lauded. More

Exhibition Hall Capacity in Germany Remains Constant
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At present, the exhibition hall capacity at German trade fair venues hosting international events is 2,737,425 square meters, 0.7 percent less than on 1 January 2010. The demolition of individual halls, which no longer meet current requirements, is the reason for this marginal decline. More

Study: High Taxes Deter Half of Travelers
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Tax Day in the United States was 18 April. And at least one group of citizens — travelers — is quite literally "taxed out," according to the U.S. Travel Association's Travel Tax Institute, which released the results of a new study into the economic impact of travel taxation. More

America's Family Pet Expo Donates 134 Booth Spaces to Pet Adoption, Rescue
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The World Pet Association did a good deed during its recent America Family Pet Expo, held at the Orange County Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa, Calif., 15-17 April, by donating 134 booth spaces to pet adoption and rescue organizations. More

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EIF Needs Your Help
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The Exhibition Industry Foundation (EIF) has raised $1.96 million in pledged funds and needs your help to achieve the $2 million goal. The money raised to date has funded education and research designed to promote industry-wide advancement and educate our future leaders. As exhibitions and events continue to evolve, EIF will continue to support initiatives that make our industry more sustainable.

To learn more about other projects that have been funded by EIF or see the others that have contributed to EIF, please visit our website at To make an investment in your future now, click on one of the links below.

  1. To make a personal commitment to the Foundation: Click here to download the EIF Individual Commitment Form
  2. To make an organizational commitment to the Foundation: Click here to download the EIF Organizational Commitment Form
  3. To volunteer with the Exhibition Industry Foundation: Please send an e-mail to (Provide name, e-mail, phone, company, address and the best time to contact you.)

"I strongly believe in supporting initiatives that ensure a strong and vibrant future for my industry. Both my organization and I have invested in the Exhibition Industry Foundation, and knowing that our investment has helped further the education of our industry colleagues and aided in the funding of research to advance the industry has provided a positive return on our investment." — Richard L. Maples, vice president of sales - Shepard Exposition Services

Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Attention Exhibitors! Expo! Expo! 2011 Show Floor — 75 Percent Reserved
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The show floor for Expo! Expo! 2011, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on 7 December in Las Vegas, is 75 percent reserved. 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 Announces Call for Nominations for Awards
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The International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE) issues the call for nominations for its annual awards program to recognize exceptional exhibitions and events industry professionals. New this year, IAEE has added a category to its individual awards program. The Young Professional of the Year Award has been created to recognize an individual for his or her outstanding contributions to the industry early in their career. More

IAEE Member Invitation to Association Evening
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IAEE invites you to attend a unique sales and networking event to meet key association decision makers at IMEX 2011. IAEE is once again collaborating with IMEX to attract international associations to an education seminar program on the day prior to IMEX, which will maximize subsequent attendance at the show from this important market segment. An estimated 800 association buyers are forecast to attend IMEX 2011; 300 of which will attend the IMEX Association Day & Evening. More

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IAEE Preferred Partners Offer Discounts to Members
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The International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE) continues its tradition of providing members with discounted products and services from reliable sources through its IAEE Preferred Partners program. The IAEE Services Council is charged with identifying and working with preferred business partners who have products or services that provide solid ROI for IAEE members. The products and services must be of value to IAEE members, reliable and of high quality. More

Registration is Open for the IAEE Sales Academy
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Traditional selling techniques are ineffective in today's business environment. Buyers have heard all the lines and gimmicks before. That is why they can so easily control a sales call — and destroy a sales person's self esteem in the process. At the IAEE Sales Academy, we will share our experiences in developing and executing sales and business development tactics. More

Engage Your Audience with ADX
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