Jun 07, 2022
Ungerboeck, a global leader in event management software, has acquired the products of risk management agency Reliance Risk and will be debuting an industry-first application for mitigating risk at events and venues.   As the industry continues to be impacted by major issues such as the COVID-19 pandemic, terrorism, accidents and severe weather incidents, risk management is an increasingly essential factor that venues and event professionals must take into consideration. Ungerboeck is committed to helping its customers better manage risks of all kinds.    The acquisition of both Reliance… more
Jun 03, 2022
Leading event and media company Emerald formed a new division designed to accelerate its market diversification strategy by launching dynamic brands that curate year-round communities through face-to-face and digital experiences. Emerald Xcelerator will build upon the company's broader capabilities across a diverse portfolio of brands and services, including more than 150 events, media, content, market intelligence, lead generation and digital transactional solutions, according to Hervé Sedky, president and CEO of Emerald. “[With Emerald Xcelerator], we will harness the power of discovery… more
Jun 02, 2022
The Events Industry Council (EIC) and Vsef, founded by Explori as the global standardized data format for the digital events industry, formed an alliance to further the mission of establishing data standardization for digital events to help organizers drive growth and innovation. The EIC, a global federation of more than 30 member organizations representing more than 103,500 individuals and 19,500 firms and properties in the events industry, works to establish professional standards of excellence across the entirety of the international events community through initiatives including the EIC… more
May 17, 2022
Exclusively Sponsored by Caesars Entertainment In Las Vegas, Caesars Entertainment continues to innovate with more celebrity chef options, must-see entertainment and continued renewal of its impressive selection of modern, luxurious rooms. Additionally, the premier brand just received national attention with the NFL Draft took place at the front steps of their largest conference space, CAESARS FORUM. As the first Official Casino Sponsor of the NFL, Caesars Entertainment, Inc. hosted the sporting event on The Strip provided fans the opportunity to celebrate their favorite teams and bet on… more
Jun 01, 2022
Shepard, the third-largest event services provider in the U.S., has teamed with  Bear Analytics, a leading data analytics firm for event producers, trade associations and professional societies, to help show organizers address the ever-important aspect of event data to drive revenue and quality attendance. Knowing that show organizers don’t always have the time or resources to invest in big data projects, the partnership is a win-win on all fronts, according to Cory Smith, vice president of strategic services at Shepard, which is committed to providing clients with signature full-service… more
May 31, 2022
The International Security Conference & Exposition (ISC) West recently wrapped up the first major security and public safety event of the year, boasting record-breaking attendance growth. Held March 22-25 at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas and hosted in collaboration with premier sponsor Security Industry Association (SIA), the leading annual comprehensive and converged security trade show and conference in the U.S. had an 88% increase in participation compared to its 2021 West event, which took place July 19-21 at the same venue. According to officials from RX, which owns and produces… more
May 27, 2022
Exclusively sponsored by Shepard The need for show organizers to integrate a digital engagement strategy into their event plan continues to prevail as the industry progresses. While the evolution of the event landscape has posed new challenges, the industry shifts have also created an immense amount of opportunity.   The idea of “connections were made, business was done, the show is closed, the job is complete,” is a methodology of the past when it comes to interacting with your audience. Now more than ever, organizers should be looking for ways to deliver omnichannel experiences for… more
May 25, 2022
Brand discovery platform FounderMade, which was acquired by Tarsus Group in December last year, plans to expand their portfolio with the launch of BeautyMade: The Show for High Growth Beauty Innovators.   Scheduled to take place Oct. 13 at The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., BeautyMade will host influential executives in beauty retail, investment and media, while promising to showcase the world’s most creative and emerging beauty brands. FounderMade is partnering with The Estée Lauder Companies’ New Incubation Ventures (NIV) group. NIV is the early stage investing and incubation… more
May 24, 2022
Trade Show News Network (TSNN) is thrilled to unveil it will be celebrating the 2022 TSNN Awards Nov. 8-9 at host venue CAESARS FORUM in Las Vegas. The two-day festive event will feature a bevy of awards celebrating all of the amazing innovation at trade shows in the past year, as well as the people who are the best of the best at what they do. The 12th Annual 2022 TSNN Awards gala celebration and educational conference will be held at the new CAESARS FORUM, which is the host sponsor of the overall event. “Caesars Entertainment is honored to partner with TSNN to host their Annual Awards… more
May 24, 2022
An expected rebound of the U.S. B2B exhibitions industry is underway, according to the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR), which released the results of its 2022 First Quarter Index on May 23. According to the stats, the U.S. business-to-business (B2B) exhibitions industry improved significantly in the first quarter of 2022, compared with the previous eight quarters, with cancellation rates for physical in-person events continuing to drop, compared with 2021. In Q1 2022, the cancellation rate was 9.2%, compared to 91.3% in the first quarter of 2021, 66.2% in the second quarter,… more

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Visit Dallas is thrilled to announce the approval of a 2.5 million square-foot convention center with 800,000 square feet of exhibit space and 300,000 square feet of breakout area, including 160,000 square feet of ballroom. “This news is a game changer for Dallas and will put our city on the map as the preeminent large-city convention and meeting destination in the nation,” said Craig Davis, Visit Dallas President & CEO.