Trade Show News Archive

Weekly Insights: Exhibitions Make an Impact

Earlier this month, 112 trade show industry professionals met with lawmakers in Washington, D.C. during the fourth-annual Exhibitions Day. Hot topics included: the continuation of Brand USA, infrastructure support for the nation’s airports, industry security initiatives, and laws to stop online booking scams. For a more in-depth report on the day, watch the video below

Weekly Insights: Outdoor Retailer Lands in Denver, Teams with SIA Snow Show

This one belongs in the “saw it coming” category. As soon as I heard the list of contestants wooing the Outdoor Retailer shows after their exit from Utah, I knew Denver was going to win. And to do that, it had to solve the conflict between bringing in the OR Winter Show and the already-in-place

Weekly Insights: Javits Center Shows Off Green Roof

New York’s Jacob Javits Center has opened its rooftop garden for public tours this summer. The nearly seven-acre green roof was completed in 2014 and has become not only an energy saver, but also a wildlife sanctuary. It’s now home to 17 bird species, 300,000 honeybees, and more. If you live in the New York

Weekly Insights: Congrats to the TSNN Top 250!

TSNN has announced the list of the 2016 TSNN Top 250 Trade Shows in the United States, which is based on net square footage. It’s always interesting to see the list and where shows rank, particularly those who juggle some of the top spots from year to year. This year, CES 2016 ranked in the

Weekly Insights: Outdoor Retailer’s Future Up in the Air

For two decades, Outdoor Retailer has held two shows per year in Salt Lake City. And while there have been rumors in recent years it might consider leaving, recently that option has hit a fever pitch in response to political actions in Utah. Here’s the story in a nutshell: Last December, President Obama approved the