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IACC Americas Connect hosts trans-US hybrid event

The 40th edition of the International Association of Conference Centres (IACC ) Americas Connect took place on 20 July using IACC’s MultiPOD format, enabling the event to take place across three in-person meetings across the US as well as virtually. IACC partnered with Encore, a hybrid event specialist, to stage the one-day conference, which had in-person sessions in Chicago, Dallas and Delaware a...

New accent on The Venetian at Vegas expo and convention resort

The Venetian Resort has announced a name change and other updates at its 209,031sqm  convention centre and expo facility, the largest private convention facility in the United States. Las Vegas Sands Corporation sold the Sands Expo, Venetian and Palazzo resorts along with its other Las Vegas properties back in March, as the company shifted its focus to Asia. As of 2 September, the names of two ven...

IMEX America reports record uptake in registrations

The IMEX Group has reported a “surge in registrations” ahead of its IMEX America meetings industry trade show, which takes place 9-11 November at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, with Smart Monday, powered by MPI, on 8 November.  Ray Bloom, chairman of the IMEX Group, said: “Buyer registration is quickly gaining pace with hosted buyers registering in strong numbers. There is similar buoyancy among exhib...