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The International Christian Retail Show: New Ways of Doing Business
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The International Christian Retail Show met in Atlanta 10-13 July. CBA - the association of Christian stores, which produces the show - reported total attendance of just under 5,000, a 6 percent increase over last year's convention in St. Louis. The association itself has seen some growth through new memberships, but store attrition continues. Most publishers say the show is still an important place for them to have a presence, even if scaled back, but they are approaching it with new strategies. See our complete report from a recent Daily. 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.
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The World's Largest Sportfishing Trade Show Lives Up to Its Reputation
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From exhibitors to buyers to outdoor media, 7,000 representatives from the global sportfishing community converged on the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, 13-15 July, for the world's largest sportfishing trade show. The 54th International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, produced by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), represents the cornerstone of the sportfishing industry, driving sportfishing companies' product sales year round and is the showcase for the latest innovations in gear and accessories. More



Booth Space For ITB ASIA 2011 Completely Sold Out
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Messe Berlin (Singapore), organizer of ITB Asia, "The Trade Show for the Asian Travel Market," has announced that all available booth space for this year's show has been completely sold out four months ahead of the event in October 2011. Many exhibitors have also taken advantage of a new two-year contract scheme to snap up 14 percent of the prime booth space in 2012. More

The Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show Reports Its Highest Attendance Ever
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U.S. Antique Shows, a major producer of antique shows in North America, reported the highest attendance ever, with a 38 percent increase over last year's event, at its 17th Annual Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show which took place at The Paris Hotel Las Vegas from 2-5 June. The Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show has become the largest trade show focusing on the antique jewelry and watch industry, and this year, opened one day before the JCK show. More

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BECA Eyeing Growth in Exhibition Sector
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The Bahrain Exhibition and Convention Authority is confident of steady growth in the local and international exhibitions and conferences sector in the second half of this year. This was revealed at a BECA board meeting chaired by Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Fakhro. The board was briefed on the latest developments and performance of the authority during the first half of 2011 as well as its plans and programs. More

Entrepreneurship Expo Helps Turn Flip Flops Into School Shoes
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Barefoot no more™, an initiative that looks after the 'soles' of school children in need, will receive a sponsored stand at the 2011 Business and Opportunities Franchise Expo (BOFE). Thanks to the generosity of the Eskom Development Foundation and Thebe Exhibitions and Projects, barefoot no more™ will be able to promote its school shoe campaign to all those attending the 2011 BOFE (an exhibition aimed at promoting entrepreneurial business opportunities and the growth of small businesses in South Africa). More
Accurate Provides Comprehensive Event Services

Accurate Event Group provides a wide array of exceptional services for every client and any event, nationwide. Since 1978, our reputation as a complete event source is second to none for staffing, security, professional parking, recruiting and permanent placement, ticketing and marketing - we have the solution for every event need. MORE
Exceptional Event Planners Choose etouches

Planners & marketers that care about creating exceptional events choose etouches for planning, registration & management due to its flexibility and focus on facilitating attendee connections before, during and after the event. If you care about your brand and attendee satisfaction, try etouches and experience a different kind of software. MORE
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Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition


Attention Exhibitors! Expo! Expo! 2011 Show Floor — 80 Percent Reserved
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The show floor for Expo! Expo! 2011, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on 7 December in Las Vegas, is 80 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 janderson@iaee.com or +1 (972) 687-9206. More

St. Louis...All Within Reach

St. Louis is a place where history and imagination collide, and the result is a Midwestern destination filled with one-of-a-kind attractions, restaurants, shops and adventures.
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Registration Now Open for Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition
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As the industry's must-attend face-to-face event, provocative educational programming and beneficial networking opportunities will be part of the agenda. Expo! Expo! 2011 in Las Vegas will reveal the freshest ideas and the latest technologies in face-to-face events revealing truly unique concepts for all attendees. Whether you attend for education or networking, your experience at the annual meeting will be rewarding for years to come. Find people, products, programs, services, tools, tips, resources, best practices, thought leadership — all that you can trust to accelerate your career and company. More



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FutureMeet
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FutureMeet: Join the conversation at http://wheredoesthefuturemeet.com and weigh in on designing the future of the meetings and events industry. You have the experience and know-how to shape the next generation of exhibitions, so read the discussions, voice your thoughts and define what is next.
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ConvExx Names Jennifer Carr to Director Position
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ConvExx, an independent show organizer, has promoted Jennifer Carr, CEM to the position of director of operations. "Jennifer has been involved in all aspects of our company and her attention to operations has earned her this promotion. We are very proud that she is a member of our team," Jeff Pressman, CEM, president pointed out. More

IAEE Industry News Available Through MultiBriefs Apps
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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.



The IAEE's Mid-Year Meeting Link to Recorded Sessions is Now Available
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The Mid-Year Meeting link to recorded sessions is an excellent tool that allows you access to the information that was given at the 2011 IAEE's Mid-Year Meeting. This tool contains videos and PowerPoint presentations of many of the sessions that were offered at the meeting for your personal use and reference. Click here to access to the link.

Katharina C. Hamma is Appointed Koelnmesse Chief Operating Officer
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Katharina C. Hamma (45) will be the new Chief Operating Officer at Koelnmesse. At its meeting on 18 July 2011, the Koelnmesse Supervisory Board selected Hamma, who was previously an authorized officer of the Messe München trade fair company, for this position. The official appointment will be made by the shareholders at a meeting to be held for this purpose on 21 July 2011. Katharina C. Hamma will occupy the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer in the three-person top management team. Her first working day in Cologne will be 1 October 2011. More



Search for Your Next Job on ExhibitionIndustryJobs.com
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Finding talent is now easier than ever. Bookmark www.ExhibitionIndustryJobs.com. Whether you are seeking a new career or looking to fill an open position, you will find the most relevant and comprehensive listings here. You can create an account, post a resume, view jobs and receive personal job alerts. Also, employers can create an account, view resumes, post jobs and find recruitment resources. Take a moment to visit www.ExhibitionIndustryJobs.com and take the next step in your career. The majority of conference and event organizers are not monitoring social media. Are you?
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