MIAMI – A major travel industry trade show that was scheduled to come to Miami-Dade in 2016 will head to New Orleans instead because scheduled renovations will limit space at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
SAN DIEGO – An estimated 130,000 science fiction fans attended this year’s Comic-Con International July 24-27 at the San Diego Convention Center. They came to see the stars, hear the announcements, attend seminars and just soak up the atmosphere of this annual costume party for the genre.
UNION CITY, Calif. – After 10 years of organic growth, Gary Hobstetter Associates (GHA) is consolidating its offices, warehousing, design and fabrication into a single, larger location in Union City, Calif.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – The City Council will take another shot June 22 at financing the Anaheim Convention Center’s next expansion, after a previous deal was upended by a lawsuit that city officials say has caused delays and construction costs to soar by $10 million.
CHICAGO – The Exhibit and Event Marketers Association (E2MA) is hosting its third annual Red Diamond Congress (RDC) event July 27-29, which promises to be a great program and networking event for the trade show industry at the Oak Brook Hills Resort in Oak Brook, Illinois.
PHILADELPHIA – The National Labor Relations Board has ruled against union carpenters and Teamsters barred from working at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
DALLAS – If it’s July, the pink Cadillacs have returned to Texas, big time. On July 16 through Aug. 2, the 40th annual Mary Kay Cosmetics annual convention returns to the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas.