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Ex-high-bitions: inside the marijuana expo landscape AmericasFeatures

Antony Reeve-Crook gets his fix with Cassandra Farrington, the undisputed  queen of marijuana supply chain exhibitions   Cassandra Farrington is doing more than most when it comes to giving legitimacy to entrepreneurs coming out of the cannabis gray market. The former Citigroup Projects Manager is blazing a new trail in the global exhibitions industry. Having followed a conventional path in an unconventional market, launching the...

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Organic expo BIOFACH AMERICA is expecting 28,000 visitors Americas

Baltimore Convention Center in the US is playing host to BIOFACH AMERICA, an exhibition which will draw the international organic food industry to the country’s east coast. The event will run from September 13-15 2018, and will take place alongside the Natural Products Expo East. It is expected to attract around 1,400 companies and 28,000 visitors across three days. This year’s event will feature a...

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IMEX America is building a legacy for the events industry AmericasWorld

IMEX America has announced that ‘Legacy’ will be the IMEX Talking Point for its 2018 exhibition, taking place in Las Vegas from 16-18 October. The theme will come to life through a series of activities including a major research report, a keynote presentation, education sessions and a wall of inspiring legacy stories. The show will begin with the opening Meeting Professionals International keynote ‘Legacy –...

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72% of organisers report rising revenue in new Lippman research Americas

A record 72% of event organizers reported a rise in sales revenue from exhibit space at their most recent event, according to a new survey from Lippman Connects. The 2018 Benchmarks & Trends in Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales was conducted in conjunction with Exhibit Sales Roundtable (ESR). It also found that only 15% of organisers saw a decline in exhibit sales revenue, and 13% reported...

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A statement from San Diego Convention Center CEO regarding failed expansion Americas

Clifford Rippetoe (pictured), CEO of the San Diego Convention Center, has issued a statement regarding the expansion to the site, after its planned funding fell through: “I am proud to be the President and CEO of the world-class San Diego Convention Center. “While all of us here are disappointed that the current funding initiative will not be on the ballot this November, we will continue...

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Talking Point: Brazil’s business exhibition marketplace AmericasExpert Opinion

Sarah-Claire Picton speaks to Juan Pablo De Vera, Reed Exhibitions’ senior vice-president of Latin America, about launching trade shows in Brazil, government support in M&E, new venues, perceived obstacles and more. What are the key reasons for global exhibition organisers to launch their events in Brazil at the moment? The Brazilian exhibition market is one of the most dynamic around the world today. It is recognised...

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Register now for the UFI Latin American Conference AmericasEurope

Registrations are open now for the UFI Latin American Conference, which is taking place from 18-19 September at the World Trade Centre in Mexico City. The conference is an industry gathering of professionals from across Latin America, the USA and Europe. Delegates will be able to hear AMEREF president Juan Gabriel Tamez discuss how the city dealt with the earthquake that shook Mexico last year....

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MPI and IMEX announce experiential collaboration for Vegas tradeshow Americas

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and the IMEX Group have announced they are to collaborate to incorporate more experiential activities during the IMEX America tradeshow in Las Vegas 16-18 October. MPI is in its eighth year as education provider for the tradeshow, including powering the Smart Monday programme on 15 October on the eve of this year’s show proper. MPI Foundation will again present its largest...

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Chicago Build will build bridges in the city’s construction industry Americas

Event organiser Oliver Kinross has announced the launch of Chicago Build, a new large-scale building & construction show in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago Build will take place in September 2019 at McCormick Place, the largest convention centre in the United States. Chicago is the third largest city in the United States and boasts one of the USA’s most diverse economies. A return to strong economic growth...

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Caesars Entertainment unveil $375m conference centre in Las Vegas Americas

Gaming giant Caesars Entertainment Corporation unveiled its new conference centre, 16 July. The new development, named Caesars Forum, cost $375m and comprises 60,387sqm. The venue hosted a ground-breaking ceremony with the CEO and other high-ranking staff members at Caesars to celebrate the new development, which will be completed in 2020. The Forum arrives on the back of a strong year for the Vegas region. Figures...

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