Tag Archives: Trade shows

Leaders of the Pack

Looking for a new trade show? PACK could whet your thirst for novelty Looking for a unique trade show to attend? The two-for-one combo provided by PACK EXPO International (Oct. 14-17 at McCormick Place in Chicago) could be a great place for both a change of scenery and flip of the idea light bulb. PACK, […]

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From Shop to Show

IMTS discusses Internet of Things connections IMTS is a trade show that prides itself on connections. The most prominent of these that comes to mind is contained in its title—that of manufacturing and technology. This year’s show will emphasize connecting machines to a network for monitoring and performance analysis. “Many of the machine tools on […]

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Golden Rule

Early bird rates ending soon for inaugural Colorado conference The first ever Distributed Energy Conference will take place this October 15-17 in Golden, Colorado. Early bird rates for the conference will end this Saturday. View rates and register here at the conference’s website. The Distributed Energy Conference is the only event that brings together utility-scale […]

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ASSP: Safety 2018

New brand debuts this month with San Antonio show as highlight The world’s oldest professional safety society transitioned this month to a new brand that includes a new name, refreshed logo, redesigned website and rebranded social media channels. The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), with more than 37,000 members worldwide, represents the many diverse […]

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WindPower 2018

AWEA hold’s annual conference in the city of wind All too fitting that it should be held in The Windy City. WINDPOWER, the Western Hemisphere’s largest wind and renewable energy conference, kicked off this week in Chicago with Steve Lockard, AWEA’s newly elected Board Chair and President and CEO of TPI Composites, providing the organization’s […]

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SmartPort 2018

Industries collide to discuss ‘Manufacturing 4.0’ A panel of leaders from manufacturing companies including Honeywell, Mars Wrigley Confectionary U.S., Kawasaki Motors and Magna International discussed the future of manufacturing April 4 at the KC SmartPort’s 2018 Annual Industry Briefing. The panel addressed a crowd of more than 550 logistics, real estate and economic development professionals […]

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AHR 2018

McCormick Place was alive this week with fresh indoor air The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), which started 86 years ago as a heating and ventilation show, has grown into the annual main event for the HVAC/R industry.  The 2018 show was held this week in Chicago, hosting more than 2,000 exhibitors and attracting […]

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Buzz From Toronto

2016 EASA Convention boasts new Accreditation Program Trade shows for the electromechanical service industry? Look no further than EASA’s annual convention, this year in Toronto. Considered a mecca of knowledge and innovation by many industry professionals, the convention seems to create a buzz and produce heightened excitement every year around this time. One of the main topics of […]

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Exhibition Games

Star Wars creator’s proposed museum jeopardizes trade shows like IMTS The home of some of the world’s most important trade shows could be facing a partial demolition that would affect future contracts, including the manufacturing industry. Chicago’s McCormick Place has been home to trade shows and conventions since it opened in 1960. Currently, the International Manufacturing […]

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Advertising Tip #13 Trade Show Promotion

Trade shows are an important part of many company’s marketing plans, but more than that they are a community for an industry. Some trade shows even feel like a family reunion. Whether a trade show is your first or fiftieth, promoting your company’s exhibit presence is a great way to draw attention to new products, […]

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