Tag Archives: Trade shows

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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President Obama to attend Hannover Messe

First time active U.S. President will attend conference The White House announced on Tuesday that President Barack Obama will attend this year’s Hannover Messe trade show in Germany this April. The German Chancellery and various German news sources reported the announcement on December 30th, and the White House confirmed it this week. The President’s participation […]

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May EA preview: Fast Forward takes a look at emerging trade show apps for smartphones

Convention season is upon us and your best guide through the packed halls and endless exhibitor booths may be that tiny but powerful device in your pocket. Trade show apps for smartphones like Androids and iPhones are being used more and more by organizers to maximize the experience by allowing users to find booths quickly, […]

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Show Preview: Electrical Manufacturing & Coil Winding Expo returns to Milwaukee

The Delta Center in Milwaukee will host the Electrical Manufacturing & Coil Winding Expo on May 8 and 9, 2013. The EMCW Expo will co-locate with the Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo. Chuck Thurman, who is executive director for the Electrical Manufacturing & Coil Winding Association, Inc., is optimistic about the prospects for this year’s […]

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