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.
In recent years we’ve seen explosive growth in the marketing technology sector, causing research firm Gartner to famously predict that CMOs would outspend CIOs on IT by the year 2017.
CINCINNATI – The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) will hold its 52nd Biennial Convention in Cincinnati USA July 14-18, bringing approximately 2,500 fire fighters to the region.
FORT WORTH, Texas – Fort Worth may ask voters to move forward with a new sports and events center near The Arts District. The long-term goal would be to lure new events the aging arena attached to the convention center is ill-equipped to handle now. The old north portion of the convention is nearly 50 years old and starting show its age.
WOODRIDGE, Ill. – Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, one of North America’s leading trade suppliers of display, exhibit and event solutions, added 22 new staff members to its roster from April to June 2014.