CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SmithBucklin is pleased to announce that it has the most shows managed by an association management company on the 2014 TSNN Top 50 Fastest-growing Trade Shows list. Compiled by Trade Show News Network (TSNN), the list includes three SmithBucklin-managed events:
- ALFA Conference & Expo (Assisted Living Federation of America)
- The Car Wash Show (International Carwash Association)
- NSGC 32nd Annual Education Conference (National Society of Genetic Counselors)
“It is a privilege to manage these leading industry events,” said David Weil, vice president, Event Services. “This accomplishment demonstrates our commitment to producing world-class trade shows through our talented teams, top practices, buying power and infrastructure.”
“We can't wait to celebrate SmithBucklin's accomplishment of having three shows on the 2014 TSNN Awards list for fastest-growing shows," said Rachel Wimberly, TSNN president. "Their shows, along with 47 others, will be fêted during an amazing three-day weekend celebration.”
The shows on the list were chosen based on attendance and square footage growth rates from 2011 to 2013. All three SmithBucklin client organizations’ shows will be honored at the 5th Annual TSNN Awards: Celebrating Trade Show Excellence held Nov. 14-16 in Cleveland, Ohio.
“We are very excited about this recognition,” said Carol McGury, executive vice president, Event and Education Services. “SmithBucklin is proud of the strong partnerships we have formed with our client organizations to make it possible.”
SmithBucklin is the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other. Founded in 1949, the company’s mission is to achieve the missions of the client organizations it serves and provide uncompromised stewardship for their long-term prosperity. SmithBucklin offers full-service management and high-impact specialized services to trade associations, professional societies, technology user groups, industry consortia, charitable organizations, corporations and government institutes. SmithBucklin’s offices are located in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Old Lyme, Conn., St. Louis and San Ramon, Calif. and the SmithBucklin + MCI Worldwide Partnership provides client organizations with seamless association and event management services from more than 40 offices throughout the world. The company is 100 percent employee-owned. For more information, please visit smithbucklin.com or call 1-800-539-9740.