2020 Sponsors


2020 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!

Host Venue  

Mohegan Sun 


At Mohegan Sun, located in Mystic Country, CT, our guests can dine at celebrity-owned restaurants, catch Grammy-winning artists at Mohegan Sun's Arena or relax in an Indonesian themed spa - all while attending a trade show or meeting in our two world-class Convention Centers, Sky CC or the all-new $80 million 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 events return on investment and return on engagement. Our tribal-owned culture shines through our unscripted  guest service and dedication to excellence, which we call our Spirit of Aquai. 




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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

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



Presenting Sponsors

CSG Creative 

CSG is a full-service, strategic marketing and creative agency providing award-winning branding, graphic design and integrated marketing solutions to associations and event organizers. Our inspired creative, stellar service and innovative, strategic approach have made CSG the premier agency in association, conference and event promotion. We have a wealth of best practices and insights to share, which makes CSG the perfect partner.

CSG’s capabilities include a comprehensive creative team for design and branding, website development, digital and interactive campaigns, as well as an account team who can execute innovative audience segmentation research, social media strategies, advertising and media buying, content marketing programs, video production, onsite attendee engagement, data analysis and beyond. 

We take pride in always being on top of our clients’ needs and programs by bringing fresh perspectives, powerful ideas, extensive experience and unparalleled service to the table. At our core, we are down-to-earth professionals who love what we do and thrive on building strong relationships with our clients. We have the best marketing minds in the business and we’d be honored to put them to work for you.

But enough about us. We want to tell your story! 

Web site: www.csgcreative.com


“WHOA.” “WOOT.” “WOW.”

These are actual comments following an Ungerboeck for Exhibitions demo — the first and only true “enterprise” solution for show organizers. Mixing and matching vendor applications is a thing of the past. Information gaps no longer exist. Inefficiencies and lost information are zapped. 

With Ungerboeck, everything you need is there in one single, elegant, and incredibly powerful system. Of course, that is what you’d expect from the global leader in event management solutions. 

Ungerboeck’s digital event software comes in six languages, handles international currencies and tax schemes, and is both PCI compliant and GDPR-compatible.  

Come discover what has your peers going whoa, woot, and wow.

Rick Dobson
Director of Exhibition Solutions

Phone: +1 703-981-8487 Email: rick.dobson@ungerboeck.com

Visit: Ungerboeck.com

TSNN Sustainability 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 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


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

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



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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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.


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 Event Tech Group

The Community Brands Event Tech Group is an integrated suite of solutions that maximizes efficiency, streamlines data flows and improves ease of use for the event planner and attendee.

Our powerful suite of event technology solutions offers everything needed for end-to-end event management, and currently supports over 200,000 events worldwide. Services include: event planning, logistics management, exhibition management, online registration, event marketing, on-site registration, event badge printing, attendee tracking, event apps, live streaming and conference recording.

For more information visit https://www.communitybrands.com/

Michael Candela – Vice President, Sales, Community Brands Event Tech Group

Email: Michael.candela@communitybrands.com 

Phone: 202-643-2203



Fixation Marketing obsesses over every detail for our clients. With more than 50 years of experience marketing events and membership for trade and professional associations, we know what it takes to crush last year’s numbers and bring new customers in the door.

With an expanded digital marketing team, we are exceeding attendee acquisition goals, bringing in new leads for product lines and identifying new industry markets for membership growth. We are also constantly reinvigorating our direct mail, email and video strategies with innovative design, engaging copy and new ideas that drive action. There’s nothing we can’t do to grow your event or program.

Let Fixation obsess over your success!


Julie Parsons, Managing Director & Vice President





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


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.


Vicki Lepore, CEM, CASE | Account Executive

Phone:  844-406-0111

Email:  vlepore@smartsourcerentals.com

Web:  www.smartsourcerentals.com

EvCon Fitness 

The mission of EvConFitness is to connect your event with wellness.

Wellness is a major priority for many and a busy professional career can sometimes interfere with staying healthy, in both mind and body. 

EvConFitness.com matches event organizers with local, certified and experienced fitness and wellness instructors to make it easier for attendees to keep up with those goals wherever your conference is held. This low-cost service is intended to be easily accessible with minimal travel required. Providing wellness classes is one more way to engage, connect, and network with your attendees. We find the teacher, we provide the insurance, we help you choose a style and timeline, you provide the "fitworking" and your attendees receive the benefit!

Contact: Hadley McClellan at hadley@evconfitness.com or 713.478.2154


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


url: nvytes.com

Media Sponsors


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



Before, during and after your event, CNTV help event professionals create television style content all while generating new revenue. From attendee and exhibitor acquisition videos to same-day news headlines, general session impact videos and content capture, CNTV brings your event to the TV and mobile screen with flair -- and we make the process fast and easy for you.

CNTV is the provider of TSNN TV.


Carrie Ferenac


Phone: 407-960-3967

Web: CNTVnow.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, 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.


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.


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Brookfield, WI 53045

Sponsorships: +1 603 630 0125

Phone: +1 262 782 1900

Fax: +1 603 372 5894


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