2021 Sponsors


2021 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 & Innovation!

Host Venue  

Mohegan Sun 


Mohegan Sun 

At Mohegan Sun, located in Mystic Country, CT, our guests can dine at celebrity-owned restaurants, catch Grammy Award-winning artists at Mohegan Sun Arena or relax in an Indonesian themed spa - all while attending a trade show or meeting in our two world-class Convention Centers: the Sky Convention Center or the Earth Expo & Convention Center. We also offer a wide variety of unique venues to host meetings, receptions, meals, and networking environments that create lasting memories. 

With over 30 shops, 40 restaurants, and over 1,600 hotel rooms and suites located under one roof, Mohegan Sun provides the perfect environment to maximize an event's return on investment and return on engagement. Our tribal-owned culture shines through our unmatched guest service and dedication to excellence, which we call our Spirit of Aquai.   

In 2021, Mohegan Sun was named “Hospitality Hero” by the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau

  • 275,000 square feet of indoor meeting space
  • 125,000 square-foot Earth Expo Center (located inside a $80 million Convention Center expansion that took place in 2018), featuring natural light, column-free space, beautiful pre-function space with a wrap-around outdoor terrace and industry leading versatility
  • Attracts nine million visitors per year
  • Features two unique casinos: Casino of the Earth and Casino of the Sky
  • 1,600 hotel rooms by way of two world-class hotel towers (Sky Tower & Earth Tower)
  • More than 40 nightlife & dining locations from the likes of TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge, novelle, Michael Jordan’s Steak House, Todd English’s Tuscany, Comix Roadhouse and more
  • Home to over 30 retail locations in the 135,000 square-foot Shops at Mohegan Sun
  • Two high-profile Mandara Spas
  • Mohegan Sun Arena is located on property and features 120+ concerts per year and is home to the Connecticut Sun, a WNBA team owned by the Mohegan Tribe
  • Mohegan Sun Arena has also hosted a variety of special events including Bellator MMA fights, NCAA’s “Bubbleville”, the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony and the 2020 Miss America Competition
  • Mohegan Sun owns the award-winning 18-Hole Championship Golf Course known as Mohegan Sun Golf Club (MSGC) in Baltic, CT

Learn more HERE.




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A/V Sponsor  


We’ve been creating memorable event experiences that connect and inspire, and engage and transform organizations for decades. With a customer-first mindset and a hospitality focus, we have an unmatched breadth and depth of event production services to support our customers through every step in the event planning and management process.

In partnership with event planners, hotels, venues, agencies and staging customers, we create and execute thousands of events annually – in person, virtual and hybrid – of any size, at any venue, anywhere in the world. Our core values are embedded in our DNA, and our team members are innovators and collaborators at heart – highly trained experts that intuitively combine creative, production and technology services to deliver unparalleled service excellence for you.

Encore: 866-351-1144

Contact: Greg Steel, Sales Manager

M +1-860-245-8182

Hybrid+ Certified

The new Encore brings together PSAV and its family of companies under a new global brand.

Staging and Design Sponsor 

Demers Exposition Services 

Demers Exposition Services offers a wide range of services and rental equipment to help make your display a success.

With features including online exhibitor service kits, installation and dismantle labor, custom graphics and a dedicated customer service team, we will help make your show a success.

Our fully staffed customer service team will be onsite to assist show management and exhibitors before, during and after your show.

Our team is experienced and dedicated to making your show participation and exhibit presentation a positive experience.

Presenting Sponsors 

SMT Expo 

SMT expo is a venture between Glenmore Industries and a team of trade show veterans with over 50 years of combined experience. For over 40 years, Glenmore Industries has been an OEM manufacturer of a wide array of home, institutional, and automotive products that are sold in over 20 countries. Still a privately held family business, Glenmore Industries, headquartered in Edison, NJ, has offices and manufacturing facilities in Taiwan, China, Vietnam, and the United Kingdom. We are the exclusive provider of the industry’s leading fully scalable fabric booth system, and the sole manufacturer of this patented technology. We are your factory, here to perfectly execute exactly what you want. Your wish is our command!

Over the past 18 plus months we have had valuable time to assess the needs of our industry which include affordable exhibit design options providing change for the betterment of live events. Our scalable inline booth system can incorporate custom SEG graphic capabilities as well as service every show need from full floorplans to custom lightwalls and meeting rooms. We make shows look better while increasing revenue, without breaking your budget.

For further information on how SMT expo can improve your next event please contact us;

Joe Cascio

SVP Sales & Marketing





The leading event solution for nonprofits and commercial enterprises, Personify A2Z Events includes everything needed to manage and optimize your exposition, tradeshow or conference. Our powerful, SaaS-based tools deliver end-to-end support for event management tasks, allowing you to streamline floor plan management, event websites, online contracts, sponsorships, speaker management, reporting and more. Purpose-built and proven, maximize events and deliver experiences with A2Z Events. Learn more.

Contact: Chris Garner




ASP provides world class website design and an event focused CMS "Showoff"​. Operating since 1997 and privately owned, our content management system, SHOWOFF, has been specifically built for the events industry by a team of people with years of online and event experience and our websites work across all devices. ASP’s knowledge of the event industry allows us to offer advice and opinions gained across countless projects. Unlike other web suppliers we truly understand the industry and its marketing and operational needs.

ASP are also behind the #OneMillionTree Campaign, which was created to encourage the events industry to join forces to plant 1 million trees by 2025 to offset our carbon emissions.


Melissa Ooi, Executive Vice President

 2764 N. Green Valley Pkwy, #552
Henderson, NV 89014-2120

Phone: 702 941 5900
Email: melissa.ooi@asp.events
Web: www.asp.events


Among the top three service contractors in North America, Fern provides unmatched customer service, best-in-class creativity, and innovative solutions for trade shows and events held throughout the U.S. and Canada. With offices and personnel located from Washington DC to Washington State, we serve more than 1400 trade shows and events annually.

We are an experienced partner with market insight, venue knowledge, and nationwide relationships to help you navigate any destination. While we are one of the largest service contractors in North America, providing an experienced national presence, we are most proud of the neighborhood feel we provide our clients and their stakeholders. 

Fern is dedicated to first understanding our client's objectives, specific to each event, and the broader goals of the client organization. This attitude toward understanding and then serving extends to how we engage and serve exhibitors, sponsors, and other event participants.  As a result of our personalized approach to service, we have consistently delivered an event experience with results exceeding client expectations since 1909.

Jeff Hoffend, Vice President, National Sales



Registration Sponsor 

Maritz Global Events

Maritz Global Events is like no other events company. 

In fact, we don’t see ourselves as an events company. We are an experience design company that does events everywhere in the world … and we do them really, really well. An extension of your team, we’ll always have your back and bring you the best in design and innovation, based on what the data tells us. Because you are like no other. And, your success is the only benchmark to our success.

Jamie Murdock, Managing Vice President, Sales
Maritz Global Events
T. +1 240.383.6933

Visit: maritzglobalevents.com

Gold Sponsor


Hubilo is the virtual + hybrid event platform built for engagement and event excellence. Hubilo's mission is to drive engagement - first and foremost - yielding greater business results. With a 24/7 fully dedicated customer success team, the industry's largest suite of engagement and gamification features, and robust branding capabilities, Hubilo is the architect of the new reality for future events.
Hubilo is the virtual + hybrid event platform built for engagement and event excellence. Hubilo's mission is to drive engagement - first and foremost - yielding greater business results. With a 24/7 fully dedicated customer success team, the industry's largest suite of engagement and gamification features, and robust branding capabilities, Hubilo is the architect of the new reality for future events. 

Resorts World - Las Vegas 

Come visit the first resort to open on the Las Vegas strip in the last decade, Resorts World Las Vegas.  The sleek yet simple elegance of this new $4.3 billion property was developed with the intention of bringing you an elevated experience with three top-tier Hilton brands — Hilton, Conrad and Crockfords by LXR, all under one roof.  Opened on June 24, 2021, Resorts World Las Vegas seamlessly blends the technology and luxury appeal of an urban contemporary resort with the traditions and time-honored details of the international brand.  The design of the resort keeps the convention customer top of mind with 250,000 square feet of space only steps away from your guestroom.  Three of our key design features are outdoor event space, natural light and over-sized pre-function areas.   Resorts World Las Vegas features 3,500 guest rooms and suites; an innovative, next-generation gaming floor; over 40 world-class food and beverage options; a 5,000-capacity theatre; distinct nightlife venues; an extensive retail collection boasting a wide spectrum of internationally known brands; and more.

Jerelle Gordon, Director of National Accounts


Office: +1 (702) 676-6405

Mobile: +1 (615) 339-7446

3000 Las Vegas Blvd S

Las Vegas, NV 89109


Silver Sponsors 


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.  


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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At SmartSource® (www.thesmartsource.com), we are full-service event specialists offering audio visual and integrated hardware and software technology solutions across the US. Our national presence helps you create the most compelling events imaginable, whether in-person, hybrid, or virtual.  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 Touchscreen Displays, LED Tiles,  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. 


Vicki Lepore-Saavedra, CEM, CASE | Senior Solution Sales Executive

Phone:  844-406-0111

Email:  vlepore-saavedra@thesmartsource.com

Web:  www.thesmartsource.com

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

Map Your Show

MYS (Map Your Show) is the gold standard when it comes to event and conference management software, partnering with events of all sizes, including 9 of the current Top 10 Trade Show Executive Gold 100 shows. Their user-friendly interface provides event managers with unparalleled tools to organize and execute your event efficiently, including Integrated Directory Floor Plan & Search, Conference Management, Booth Sales, Exhibitor Data Collection, Mobile App, Printed Products and more.

Sell Smarter with MYS Booth Sales. Accelerate space application submissions by empowering exhibitors to choose booths from a live floor plan or submit space requests to show management. MYS gives you the ability to manage payment schedules, process payments, and bundle advertising opportunities.

Connect Exhibitors and Attendees. Heighten the engagement of exhibitors and attendees by utilizing MYS’s integrated directory and planning tool, allowing attendees to prepare for the event in advance and network with exhibitors before, during and after the event.

Increase Your Event’s Revenue. MYS also affords exclusive advertising opportunities, utilizing their professional exhibitor engagement team, making MYS your partner in revenue generation.

Simplify and Streamline Your Planning Process. Organize everything from your call for proposals and speakers to room scheduling, all from one easy-to-use dashboard. With the MYS Conference Management module, managing your event has never been easier.

Choosing MYS as an event and conference management software partner equips every event organizer with the tools to make each event a success.

The Expo At World Market Center Las Vegas

Boasting over 315,000 square feet of space and equipped with amenities to meet your event needs, The Expo at WMCLV offers countless possibilities for large-scale events like trade shows, corporate events, concerts, and banquets, as well as smaller events like workshops, lectures, and training sessions.  Located minutes from Downtown Las Vegas and The Strip, The Expo at WMCLV is close to some of the finest resorts, dining, and entertainment Las Vegas has to offer.

To learn more, please visit www.expowmclv.com

Contact information:

Jennifer Muna, CEM

Vice President, Event Sales & Operations



Media Sponsor


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 32 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

Sustainability Sponsor 

GES brings deep industry insight to maximize your overall show value, and help you simplify all aspects of planning and execution.  Offering full services including:

Strategy, Marketing and Creative Services Exhibitor Experience Support Graphics production Custom exhibits and rentals Shipping and logistics Carpet and furnishings Installation, dismantle and labor Warehousing Electrical and rigging services Audio Visual and Digital with ON Services, a GES Company and Accommodations and Housing Services through onPeak, a GES Company, GES can partner with you for any event. 

GES is proud to be the first Global full-service events provider to earn both APEX/ASTM Level 2 Certification in the US and ISO 20121 in the UK, and consistently renew our certification every two years.  Partnering with GES means that all events are run with sustainability measures top of mind, minimizing the impact on the environment.  We continue to work diligently with our industry partners worldwide to put an end to unnecessary waste and to create a legacy of sustainability for the entire events industry.

Interested in learning more? Please visit www.ges.com

Ann Olson, VP, Client Relations




Supporting Associations


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.

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, 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.


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.

Supporting Sponsor

SMART-reg International can provide DIY to full service registration and experiential marketing. Utilizing our Long-range RFID; NFC; Beacon; high density QR-Codes or our intelligent SMS technology  we can provide innovative solutions ranging from facial comparison (not uncanny recognition), event session tracking, participant voting to Attendee engagement. We have the experience, know how, and passionate customer service, to make us your SMART choice. 

Our latest innovations: implementing contactless badge printing, Golfing and Sporting Clays check-in, as well as capturing a digital “wet signature” on any device, instead of that little check box, that does not hold up in court.

Visit: https://www.smart-reg.com/

Arnie Roberts, President & CEO

171 Main St, STE 270, Los Altos, CA 94022

Phone: 888-999-9169

+1 650-565-9200 Ext 1236

e-mail: arnie@SMART-reg.com


Contact Us


175 N. Patrick Blvd

Ste 180

Brookfield, WI 53045

Sponsorships: +1 603 630 0125

Phone: +1 262 782 1900

Fax: +1 603 372 5894


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