2019 Sponsors

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2019 Sponsors

Our TSNN Awards Sponsors

TSNN is pleased and proud to have the support of the following generous sponsors for the TSNN Awards: Celebrating Success for our 10 year anniversary!

Founding Sponsor

The Expo Group

The Expo Group helps grow revenues and advance causes through the design and execution of compelling, memorable experiences. Imagination fuels our passion to create trade shows, events and exhibits that engage people on a higher level.

Growth-focused experience design: We Invest, You Grow. Boost revenue from attendees, exhibitors and sponsors by purposefully designing shows, events and exhibits.

Enable affordable Innovation: We enable you to try new things by sharing the financial risk of new technological approaches to better engage all your key audiences.

We’ll work how you work: We invest in learning how you work best – delivering a personalized show/exhibitor experience, unique to each of our customer’s goals, objectives and organizations.

The Expo Group Today. Tomorrow. Together.®: An unyielding commitment to exceed our clients’ expectations today, bringing them confidently into an ever-changing tomorrow and doing so in personal partnership, together

The company manages live events and exhibits across North America from its headquarters near Dallas and through offices in Atlanta, Boston, Orlando, Las Vegas, Chicago, Austin/San Antonio and Washington D.C.

* Phone: 972.580.9000

* Email: Dana Freker Doody, Vice President, Communications &  PR dfrekerdoody@theexpogroup.com 

* Go: http://www.theexpogroup.com 

* Learn: theexpogroup.com/blog

* Visit: The Expo Group, 5931 W. Campus Circle Drive, Irving, Texas 75063

City Sponsor - Dallas, TX 

ABOUT DALLAS

As the ninth-largest city and part of the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the nation, Dallas covers approximately 343 square miles and has a population of 1,241,162. The ultra modern and sophisticated city attracts worldwide travelers, making the area the No. 1 visitor and leisure destination in Texas.

Venue Sponsors 

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) is one of the nation’s largest convention centers, the KBHCCD gets the opportunity to host a wide variety of events. The center boasts over 1,000,000 square feet of exhibit space, 724,526 square feet of contiguous space, a 9,816-seat arena, a 1,750-seat theater, three beautiful ballrooms and the world's largest vertiport. The convention center, besides being the first wireless convention center in the world, also has a state-of-the-art Cisco-Certified system available anywhere in the facility.

Hotel Sponsor 

Omni Dallas Hotel

Shining in the heart of downtown Dallas, Omni Dallas Hotel connects via sky bridge to the Dallas Convention Center and is close to popular restaurants, shops and the Dallas Arts District. Local history and flavor are showcased throughout our guest rooms, meeting spaces and restaurants with pieces from local Dallas artists.

Stunning views of downtown can be enjoyed from our terrace pool deck and spacious fitness center. Enhance your stay with our on-site dining options and rejuvenating spa services. Our hotel meets the U.S. Green Building Council LEED Gold Certification standards, placing it on the forefront of environmental awareness and conservation in the city.

Transportation Sponsor 

Production Transport 

Production Transport offers the finest shuttle bus and ground transportation programs in all of the major convention destinations across the United States and Canada. Founded in 1982, the key to our continued success is our experience, reliability and quality of service. We bring over 30 years of experience, a commitment to excellence and phenomenal customer service to every program, regardless of size or scale. Whether your attendance is one hundred or one hundred thousand, our team will always treat your attendees as VIP guests.

Contact US!

Tel: +1-877-641-0900 Email: info@prodtrans.com or visit www.prodtrans.com 

Presenting Sponsor

Trade Show Ready 

Trade Show Ready 

Trade Show Ready has been providing solutions for trade shows, conferences and B2B events for almost 15 years.  We qualify, engage and generate loyal attendees, exhibitors and social media followers through marketing and technology. 

Trade Show Ready is the only company that solely focuses on trade show telemarketing:  Delivering a strong return on investment (ROI) for your next trade show or industry event is our focus at Trade Show Ready.  Whether you need to cleanse data, increase attendance, generate qualified exhibitor/sponsorship leads, market your venue, or renew association memberships, our company is the choice for many independent and association event professionals.

With more than 120 client shows in 2018, we continue to provide our clients with the best available industry event and trade show telemarketing services.

Our team of Event Specialists, which is comprised of full time, centrally located employees, is dedicated to client success and strives to always add value to their marketing efforts.  Many of our clients have used our services for years, as they see value in our telemarketing solutions. We have client testimonials and case studies showing an excellent ROI in all areas of expertise.

Nick McCallion, President

1375 SE Wilson Ave. Suite 125, Bend, OR 97702

541.389.2800

Nickm@TradeShowReady.com

www.TradeShowReady.com

TSNN Best of Tech Innovation Award Sponsor

GES is an award-winning, global, face-to-face marketing partner that provides a wide-range of services, including official show services, strategy, creative and design, marketing, sponsorship and measurement services, audio visual with ON Services, a GES company, event accommodations with onPeak, a GES company, registration with Visit by GES and engagement with Poken by GES. 

For more information, visit www.ges.com

Wendy Gibson, EVP of Global Marketing

1425 Greenway Drive, Suite 250, Irving, TX 75038

Phone: 972-538-3053

Email: wgibson@ges.com 

Web: www.ges.com 

Gold Sponsors

ASP

ASP, put simply, are trade show and consumer show website specialists. Providing a powerful, but user-friendly content management system (SHOWOFF) allowing clients to update and develop an effective online business model. ASP offers strategic advice on integrating new technologies and best practice into your online marketing campaigns. Whether you are interested in email marketing, social networking or developing a 365 brand presence (without the dreaded "virtual" word), ASP can help you with it's modular solution driven product. ASP has been building websites for show producers, big and small, for over 16 years, with a global presence in Las Vegas, London and Sydney, allowing for a true understanding of your events online needs.

Be sure to say hello to Melissa Ooi, Executive Vice President, at the event (she's the one with a weird Aussie/British hybrid accent) or catch her on Twitter @melissaooi

Melissa Ooi, Executive Vice President

6705 S Eastern Ave 
Las Vegas NV 89119

Phone: 702 853 7718 
Email: melissa.ooi@asp.com 
Web: www.asp.com

Experient

Perfecting the Event Experience®

Look to Experient for consultation and full-service management of face-to-face trade shows, consumer shows, expositions and conferences. We understand they are a substantial part of your business. And as your partner, we assure they run smoothly from beginning to end while keeping your costs within budget and your ROI in focus. With Experient, you have access to unparalleled pre-show consultation, account management, on-site services, event technology and data analytics designed to meet the needs of even the most discerning show organizers. Flexible and insightful consultation, event planning, site sourcing and contract negotiations, registration, housing, mobile platforms, lead retrieval and data management are scalable services that meet the diverse needs of any size event.

Simply put...when you work with Experient, your guests will realize exceptional value from their event experience. At Experient, we are perfecting event experiences that inspire people to achieve extraordinary business results!

Contact Us! 

Jamie Murdock, Vice President of Sales

Phone: 240-383-6933 Email: jamie.murdock@experient-inc.co

Silver Sponsors

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Convention Data Services

Convention Data Services (CDS) is the trusted event registration, business intelligence, and lead capture partner servicing top show organizers worldwide. Headquartered on Cape Cod, CDS has built multi-faceted solutions to increase attendance, engagement, and exhibitor ROI along with providing actionable analytics for the events industry since 1986.

At CDS, we are committed to building loyalty, value, and partnerships by delivering innovative solutions that enhance the event experience and strengthen our industry. We take a unique approach to each event and act as an extension of your team, providing solutions from full-service registration to lead management and business intelligence. Your entire event cycle is supported, keeping your business objectives in mind every step of the way.

Our extensive industry experience—and commitment to providing the highest quality customer service—has made us the partner of choice among leading associations and top tradeshow management companies around the world. CDS has more than 100 business and association clients representing major events in the high-tech, energy, manufacturing, medical, healthcare, hospitality, communications, insurance, and transportation industries. Annually, we offer registration and lead retrieval products at 380 tradeshows and conferences.

David Lawton, Executive Vice President of Sales

7 Technology Park Drive Bourne, MA  02532

Email: dlawton@cdsreg.com Phone: 508-743-0155

www.cdsreg.com

ExpoCAD

EXPOCAD® is the professional’s choice.  Our suite of software products are used by the most elite show organizers and general service contractors in the world.  They successfully create, manage and market their global events with an EXPOCAD® solution on platforms that range from the desktop to the internet to mobile devices.     

Designed by professionals for professionals, our products are seamlessly integrated, dimensionally accurate and rich with revenue creating features.  From the smallest table top show to the largest events on 3 continents, nearly $1 billion dollars in space is managed by an EXPOCAD® solution annually.   

Our suite of products includes exclusively designed software for the general service contractor community to professional show organizers in the trade, corporate and consumer industries.  

WE’RE WITH YOU ALL THE WAY!

Contact Us!

Susie Wilson, Vice President, Sales & Marketing  
  
EXPOCAD® by A.C.T. Inc.  
69 S. LaSalle Street
Aurora, IL  60505

Email: Susie@expocad.com 
Phone: 630.896.2281 x1082
Web: www.expocad.com   

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Map Your Show

Map Your Show (MYS) provides exhibition and conference management software to hundreds of events a year, including 10 of the 15 largest trade shows in the U.S. Sell booth space, manage your floor plan, control abstract/speaker submissions, build your event’s mobile app, and so much more – all in a single, cloud-based admin. Their comprehensive product offerings are designed, supported, and maintained by an onsite staff of Programmers and Account Managers affording them uncommon levels of agility and responsiveness.

Email: sales@mapyourshow.com

Phone: 1-888-527-8822

Web: www.mapyourshow.com

CadmiumCD

CadmiumCD is an event software company with more than 15 years of experience providing solutions for Meeting Planners, Exhibition Organizers, Education Directors, and Attendees. The company’s award winning software is trusted by more than 3,500 meeting professionals worldwide. Its software platform makes it easy to collect, manage and share content to all event stakeholders through its modules: Call for Abstracts, Speaker & Exhibitor Data Management, Digital Content Publication, Audio Recordings, Digital Poster Galleries, Online Itinerary Planners, Interactive Floor Plans, Native Event Apps, and Post-Conference Evaluations.

For more information, visit www.cadmiumcd.com or call 1-877-426-6323.

Contact: Joe Felperin 19 Newport Dr., Forest hill, MD 21050

410-638-9239  joe@cadmiumcd.com www.cadmiumcd.com

Community Brands 

 

 

onPeak

For over 25 years, onPeak has been the leading provider of event accommodations. With an overall innovative approach, personalized customer service and award-winning marketing, onPeak will infuse your accommodations program with intelligence and energy.

Serving as the official hotel provider for many of the most respected events across nearly every industry, onPeak will work with you to understand your unique needs and provide customized solutions to fit your organization.

High-Touch Service

  • Custom room block negotiation
  • Hotel rate integrity assurance
  • Comprehensive pick-up and performance analysis

Maximized Room Block Management

  •  Real-time inventory
  •  Dynamic payment options
  •  24/7 log-in capabilities

Creative Marketing Solutions

  • Attention-grabbing email campaigns
  • On-demand assets via the Marketing Clipboard
  • Sponsorship/advertising opportunities

Get in Touch: Barry McDonald, VP – Sales & Marketing - North America

Email: barry.mcdonald@onpeak.com | Direct Phone: (312) 527-7347

Bear Analytics 

Bear Analytics is a data analytics firm dedicated to translating data into actionable intelligence for event producers, trade associations, and professional societies.

We take the information our clients already collect and unlock the power of organizational data to improve user experiences across membership, events, and communities. Bear’s progressive, data-first approach embraces innovation to deliver insights that inform strategy and incite action.

For more information visit www.bearanalytics.com

Call 202.770.0527 or email hello@bearanalytics.com

Eric Misic, Co-Founder and VP of Business Development

Phone: 571-259-4193 Email: Eric@bearanalytics.com

SmartSource 

At SmartSource® Computer & Audio Visual Rentals (www.smartsourcerentals.com), we are full-service event specialists offering integrated hardware, software, & audio visual technology solutions from 20 locations across the US. Our national presence helps you create the most compelling events imaginable. With the finest support team in the industry, we deliver expert technology solutions – the equipment, software, and expertise needed for successful events including general session and breakout rooms. We offer a complete range of AV, IT and technology rentals from 85" 4K, LED, LCD and Touchscreen Displays, LED Tiles, e-Literature Solutions, Digital Signage, Charging Stations, Lead Retrieval, iPad Solutions, Video Walls, Registration, Interactive Technologies, and more to help you drive maximum attendee engagement for all of your meetings, conventions, and events. We bring events to life with innovative solutions & expertise that deliver peace of mind, every time.

Contact: 

Vicki Lepore, CEM, CASE | Account Executive

Phone:  844-406-0111

Email:  vlepore@smartsourcerentals.com

Web:  www.smartsourcerentals.com

Teamwork Events

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Teamwork turns ideas into events, shows into experiences, booths into destinations. With 30 years in the business, Teamwork integrates with your team to determine the most effective solutions. Specializing in corporate events, trade shows, and exhibitor services, we are your partner every step of the way.

Chris Casconi

Vice President of Sales

502-599-9978

chris.casconi@teamworkevents.com

www.teamworkevents.com

Freeman

Freeman is the world’s leading  brand experience  company. We help our clients design, plan, and deliver immersive experiences  for their most important audiences. Through comprehensive solutions including strategy, creative, logistics, digital solutions, and event technology, Freeman helps increase engagement and drive business results. What makes us different is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach, gained from our 90 years as an industry leader.

Phone: 214-445-1000

Email: Lauren Wight, Senior Manager, Brand Experience, lauren.wight@freeman.com

www.freeman.com

1600 Viceroy, Suite 100, Dallas, Texas 75235

PSAV

PSAV is a leading provider in the audiovisual and event experiences industry delivering creative production, advanced technology and staging to help our customers deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at their meetings, trade shows and special events. As the AV provider of choice at more than 1,500 leading hotels, resorts and convention centers throughout the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, Europe and the Middle East, PSAV’s customers comprise event organizers, corporations, trade associations and meeting planners. Our customers choose PSAV for its innovative and comprehensive service offerings, as well as our exceptional customer service from more than 9,000 highly trained staff across the globe.

Roy Benear

Vice President, Exhibits + Specialty Events

PSAV Premier Global Events

415 N. Freeport Pkwy., Coppell, TX 75019

214.666.8712

rbenear@psav.com

psav.com | twitter.com/psav_pge

NVYTES

NVYTES provides Exhibitors, Sponsors and Speakers with customized marketing toolkits to promote their presence at an event and share special registration offers.  Our system provides these stakeholders with a variety of digital, social and traditional marketing methods that meet their individual needs leading to higher participation and increased attendance.

NVYTES is the affordable and turn-key Customer Invitation program that organizers have been waiting for.

Are you ready to experience the power of NVYTES?

Contact Info:

John Tisdale, President/Founder

629 Camino de los Mares, Suite 205

San Clemente, CA 92673

Phone: 949.441.3490

john@nvytes.com

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The Photo Group

The Photo Group is a full service, multi-faceted photography and video company that specializes in the needs of Conventions, Trade Shows and Special Events.

We have spent the past 30 years fulfilling our goal of providing high-quality imagery and services specifically for the convention, trade show and special events market exclusively. With this specific experience and focus our team is able to provide savvy images by capturing the unique moments of this environment. Our team of professional photographers has chosen photography as their one and only career and all bring decades of experience to the table.  The Photo Group welcomes the opportunity of becoming a part of your event’s team, now and for years to come.  

Nicole Kamens 

P.O. Box 309
Bodega, California 94922

Phone: 800-752-6913 
Email: nicole@thephotogroup.com 
Web: www.thephotogroup.com

Supporting Associations

UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry

UFI is the association of the world's leading tradeshow organisers and exhibition centre operators, as well as the major national and international exhibition associations, and selected partners of the exhibition industry. UFI's main goal is to represent, promote and support the business interests of its members and the exhibition industry. UFI represents over 650 member organisations in 83 countries around the world. Over 900 international trade fairs proudly bear the UFI approved label, a quality guarantee for visitors and exhibitors alike. UFI members continue to provide the international business community with a unique marketing media aimed at developing outstanding face-to-face business opportunities.

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ESCA

ESCA, Exhibition Services & Contractors Association

ESCA is dedicated to the advancement of the exhibition, meeting and events industry. Through the education, information exchange and level of professionalism shared by members and their customers, ESCA promotes cooperation among all areas of the industry.

IAEE

Organized in 1928 as the National Association of Exposition Managers to represent the interests of trade show and exposition managers, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ is the leading association for the global exhibition industry. Today, IAEE represents over 10,000 individuals in 52 countries who conduct and support exhibitions around the world.

Over 50 percent of IAEE’s members are directly involved in the planning, management, and production of exhibitions and buyer-seller events. The remainder of our membership consists of those who provide products and services to the industry.  Benefits of IAEE Membership include professional development, industry news and publications, industry and professional resources, service partner discounts, advocacy before government and media, leadership development and local chapter membership.

SISO

SISO members include companies, corporations and other for-profit entities that own, produce or provide full-service management of “face to face” trade shows, consumer shows, expositions, conferences and /or similar events as a substantial part of their business.  SISO membership is a combination of large corporations and small entrepreneurial enterprises that do business around the world. The SISO CEO Summit is the only place where presidents, owners, and CEOs of for-profit show producers meet, exchange ideas, share experiences, launch industry-wide projects, and learn from each other.

Sponsors

Contact Us

TSNN

175 N. Patrick Blvd

Ste 180

Brookfield, WI 53045

Sponsorships: +1 603 630 0125

Phone: +1 262 782 1900

Fax: +1 603 372 5894

Sponsorships:

Arlene Shows

ashows@tarsusus.com

 

Attendees:

Rachel Wimberly

rwimberly@tsnn.com