Conference Hound Acquires OnTrade to Provide Exclusive Deals to Attendees and the Conference and Trade Show Industry

Conference discovery company makes strategic acquisition, extending services to members in the $1 trillion conference & convention industry San Francisco, CA – Sept 10, 2013 – Conference Hound, a San Francisco-based conference discovery platform, today announces the acquisition of OnTrade, a Miami-based lead generation and deal marketplace for the B2B sector of the travel and [...]

Japan’s Amazing Late Summer Festivals from HuffPo

Japan’s Amazing Late Summer Festivals from HuffPo

Summer is the season Japanese go all out to celebrate their culture. Festivals are bigger, brighter and louder. Ghosts and demons come out to play too, dancing to the beat of drum and flute. The sights, sounds and colors are worth the heat.

Astana, Kazakhstan to Host 16 Countries At Conference on Central Asia

Astana, Kazakhstan to Host 16 Countries At Conference on Central Asia

Astana will host the International Conference on Central Asia, according to the press-service of Nazarbayev University JSC.

Kansas City Update: KC Mayor James On Convention Hotels, Streetcars and Airports

Kansas City Update: KC Mayor James On Convention Hotels, Streetcars and Airports

Recent discussion with hizzoner touches on convention hotel progress, the next stop for the streetcar and a shaky take-off on the airport discussion

Oklahoma OIGA Confrence and Trade Show: NEWave Brings Award-Winning Software Solutions

Oklahoma OIGA Confrence and Trade Show: NEWave Brings Award-Winning Software Solutions

NEWave, the leading compliance and efficiency software supplier to the gaming industry, is bringing its award-winning software solutions to the upcoming OIGA Conference and Trade Show. The event takes place August 12-14 at the Cox Center in Oklahoma City, and NEWave will be in booth #214. read more

Joylister’s Toronto Poutine Fest Packs, Er, Goodness

Joylister’s Toronto Poutine Fest Packs, Er, Goodness

(TrendHunter.com) Get your elastic waistbands ready because Toronto’s first-ever Poutine Fest is coming to town August 22nd, 2013. Hosted at the Beer Academy by Toronto-based start-up Joylister, this event is…

Conference Keynote Speakers: Why Timing Matters

Conference Keynote Speakers: Why Timing Matters

When scheduling a conference or an event, you may want to have a keynote speaker. A keynote speaker can set the tone of your event – in fact, that is what they are there for.  The name keynote speaker comes from the idea of a key note in music, which sets the tone for an [...]

IMEX in Frankfurt: Survey Results Show VERY Committed Business Audience, Big Budgets in Hand

IMEX in Frankfurt: Survey Results Show VERY Committed Business Audience, Big Budgets in Hand

It’s the annual world-wide meeting for incentive travel, meetings and events and it just took took place in Frankfurt..Now, the results are in…Just how important is it? An exit survey of just under 900 hosted buyers who attended IMEX in Frankfurt in May reveals that the show continues to attract a committed business audience. Overall, [...]

Portland OSCon: Paris Region Economic Development Agency Will Attend the Open Source Convention

Portland OSCon: Paris Region Economic Development Agency Will Attend the Open Source Convention

At the French Pavilion organised by Ubifrance and the Paris Region Economic Development Agency, the Paris Region will be represented by 5 especially innovative companies: – Enovance, a hosting …

Bonds issued for Kennewick convention center expansion

Bonds issued for Kennewick convention center expansion

The Kennewick City Council unanimously gave its approval for the Kennewick Public Facilities District to issue bonds to pay for a Three Rivers Convention Center expansion.But that approval is …