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LAS VEGAS – Once again, Las Vegas maintains its long-standing reputation as the leading destination for business travel. For the 25th consecutive year, Las Vegas was named the country’s No. 1 trade show destination according to the Trade Show News Network (TSNN) “2018 TSNN Top Trade Shows” list. According to the list, Las Vegas hosted […]

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Convention ShowdownMarch 22, 2019

Wyoming convention centers have long been a bastion of the tourism industry – the No. 2 industry in the state behind energy.

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he International Association of Exhibitions and Events® (IAEE) announces the addition of its latest chapter, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Chapter. Based in Dubai, the chapter will serve exhibitions and events professionals in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

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laude Molinari, general manager of SMG/Cobo Center, today announced that Cobo Center has achieved recertification to the Event Industry Council’s (EIC) Accepted Practices Exchange/American Society for Testing and Materials International (APEX/ASTM) Sustainable Meeting Standard for ven

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Securing used aircraft to replace the grounded planes would cost about $250,000 a plane each month.

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he New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center – the sixth largest Convention Center in the nation – recently held a “Topping Out” Ceremony to celebrate a milestone in the construction of a $65 million transformation of Convention Center Boulevard, stretching from Poydras Street upriver to Henderson Street

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Officials are working on finalizing a sustainability plan for the expanded Las Vegas Convention Center. Exactly what the plan will include, however, is yet to be determined. “It will be a green building,” said Steve Hill, CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “Not only will the building be green, but we are […]

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When members gather at conferences, you have a big opportunity to collect their stories to showcase the people who make up your community.

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According to GBTA’s research, more than 60 percent of travel buyers call risk management a growing priority.

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On the site where that fabled resort once rose is currently $947 million of construction work underway

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