This Just In
  • Informa has reportedly struck a deal to acquire UBM for about $5.2 billion. Informa has until Feb. 13 to produce the formal offer.
  • Visit Indy says Indianapolis will not expand the Indiana Convention Center but will pursue plans for a new hotel with a ballroom next door.
  • The RV Industry Association has pulled the plug on the National RV Trade Show and will launch a new event with a refined focus in 2019.
  • Organizers of the Fresno Food Expo renewed their registration contract with CompuSystems for the July event.
  • Hannover Fairs USA will launch the DOMOTEX USA floor-coverings show Feb. 28-March 2, 2019, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
  • RSAV has acquired Lanham, Md.-based Hargrove, Inc, expanding PSAV’s presence in the trade show industry. The power outage that disrupted CES
  • Groundbreaking for Phase II of the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion took place Jan. 8, adding about 1.4 million square feet by 2021.
  • CES set a new show record of 2.75 million nsf of exhibit space when it opened Jan. 9, topping the 2017 record
  • Visit KC is looking for a new President and CEO because Ronnie Burt will step down Jan. 31 after settlement of a lawsuit.

Editorial & Design Awards

Since its launch, Trade Show Executive has received numerous awards for writing and design from leading associations and peers in the publishing field. We are honored by this recognition, and are inspired even more to continue this tradition of editorial excellence. Below is a partial list of honors received to date:

2013

  • ASBPE Gold Award for Editorial Excellence – Special Supplement (National):
    Trade Show Executive’s Registration Guide – Going Mobile
  • ASBPE Gold Award for Editorial Excellence – Annual Buyer’s Guide (National):
    Trade Show Executive’s World Top Convention Centers
  • ASBPE Silver Award for Graphics – Special Supplement (National):
    Trade Show Executive’s World Top Convention Centers
  • ASBPE Bronze Award for Graphics – Opening Spread (National): Tech Trek
  • ASBPE Bronze Award for Editorial Excellence – Special Supplement (National):
    Trade Show Executive’s Gold 100

2012

  • APEX Award for Regular Departments & Columns: Trending & Spending
  • APEX Award for Green Newsletters: Trade Show Executive’s EcoAlert
  • APEX Award for Special Purpose Writing: Compensation Report – What’s in Your Wallet?
  • ASBPE Gold Award for Editorial Excellence – Original Research (Regional):
    Compensation Report – What’s in Your Wallet

2008

  • APEX Award for Most Improved Magazine
  • APEX Award for Writing: Trade Show Executive’s Compensation Report
  • APEX Award for Best Interview & Personal Profile: Tribute to Robert Krakoff
  • APEX Award for How-to Writing: Buyers Be Where? Feature

2007

  • APEX Award for Writing: Sharpen Your Pencils – Trade Show Executive’s Budget Guide
  • APEX Award for Best Overall Issue: Trade Show Executive
  • APEX Award for How-to Writing: How to Extend the Life Cycle of Your Trade Show
  • APEX Award for Cover Design: Trade Show Executive
  • APEX Award for Design: The COMDEX Team – Where are they Now?

2006

  • APEX Award for Most Improved Magazine
  • APEX Award for Best Redesign: World’s Top Convention Centers Directory
  • APEX Award for How-to Writing: Seducing the Search Engines
  • APEX Award for Feature Writing: Time to Crunch the Numbers
  • APEX Award for News Writing: Hurricane Report – Trade Shows Fight Back

2005

  • APEX Award for Feature Writing: Trade Show Executive’s Innovation Awards
  • APEX Award for Cover Design: Trade Show Executive’s Tech Trek
  • APEX Award for Magazine Design & Layout: Dig This!
  • APEX Award for Columns & Editorials: Trending & Spending Column
  • APEX Award for How-to Writing: Global Best Practices

2004

  • APEX Grand Award for Design & Illustration
  • APEX Award for Most Improved Magazine
  • APEX Award for Feature Series Writing: Trade Show Executive’s Roundtable
  • APEX Award for How-to Writing: Built to Last
  • ASBPE Silver Award for Editorial Excellence (Regional): Trade Show Executive’s Roundtable