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Informa acquires Dwell on Design

Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction and Real Estate and Dwell Media (Informa) announced May 29 that Dwell on Design, an asset of Dwell Media, LLC with shows in New York and Los Angeles, will now be owned by UK-based Informa. The agreement formalizes a partnership...

Awesome Con returns to Washington

Awesome Con, Washington DC’s premier comic and pop culture convention, will return May 29–31 to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, operated by Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia. The annual event is...

HCEA, Urban Peak partner for charity

For the sixth year in a row, the Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association (HCEA), a promoter of the value of conventions for the healthcare industry, has partnered with a local charity at the site of its Annual Meeting. To be held June 20-23 at Colorado...

Las Vegas taxi drivers plan strike to protest Uber

Taxi drivers employed by Yellow Checker Star (YCS) in Las Vegas plan on conducting a work stoppage along Las Vegas Boulevard on May 29 from 2-5 p.m. In a protest against Uber, a ride-sharing service, officials pointed to unsafe driver standards and a “surge pricing”...

SURTEX reports successful 2015 edition

The 29th annual edition of SURTEX, North America’s premier exposition and conference for the selling and licensing of original art and design, ran May 17-19 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. A dynamic mix of artists, illustrators and licensing...