Posts Tagged ‘industry news’

2011 Comes to a Close with Several Executive Changes

December 16, 2011 by Rachel Wimberly December may be a slower month for trade shows, but the executive shuffle was in overdrive, with several companies announcing promotions and new hires.

Labor Agreement Reached at Chicago’s McCormick Place

October 21, 2011 by Rachel Wimberly Six months after a union-backed lawsuit led a federal judge to strike down new work rules put into place in 2010 by the Illinois General Assembly that gave exhibitors more rights to do their own work at Chicago’s McCormick Place, the Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority, which oversees the facility, and the unions have come to a mutual agreement and the lawsuit will be dismissed.

CEIR Predict Conference Spotlights Positive Future for Trade Show Industry

September 18, 2011 by Rachel Wimberly Even with the overall economic doldrums continuing – high unemployment, the collapse of the Eurozone and the unstable stock market, to name a few – the majority of show management executives who gathered at the inaugural Center for Exhibition Industry Research’s Predict conference, Sept. 15 in New York City, said their businesses not only were doing well this year, but they also expected a positive trend into 2012