CHICAGO – One of the largest trade shows at McCormick Place, whose protest over soaring labor costs touched off a wave of changes more than three years ago, is canceling plans to hold its 2019 meeting in Chicago in a dispute over hotel room rates.
RESTON, Va. – PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, predicts 2014 will set new records for PACK EXPO International Nov. 2-5 at McCormick Place.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center will receive more than $100 million in upgrades as part of a $253.3 million bond offering that was sold Oct. 21 by the state agency that oversees the city’s tourism and redevelopment.
ORLANDO, Fla. – LMG, a national provider of video, audio, and lighting support, has added 3.9mm LED tiles to its LED inventory.
PHILADELPHIA – A trade show that had planned to move its annual event to Atlantic City after bad experiences in 2012 and 2013 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, has reconsidered and will return to Philadelphia in August, the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau and the center said Oct. 12.
WOODRIDGE, Ill. – Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, one of North America’s leading trade suppliers of display, exhibit and event solutions, announced the company’s support of Piedmont Graphics, Inc, a Greensboro, N.C.-based producer of promotional graphics, displays and products, through participation in an open house event, and a donation in support of Tuesday’s Children.
LAS VEGAS – In September, Palms Casino Resort welcomed the spicy cuisine of Chef Tony Hu, as he brought his acclaimed Lao Sze Chuan restaurant to Las Vegas for the first time.
OTTAWA, Ontario – The Ottawa Convention Centre and Shaw Communications Inc. announced a multi-year agreement that will see the award-winning downtown venue named Shaw Centre, effective immediately.