IAEE Chooses New Orleans to Host 2018 Annual Meeting

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The 2018 edition of its Expo! Expo! annual meeting will take place Dec. 11-13 in New Orleans, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) announced yesterday.

Especially exciting, according to the association, is the fact that New Orleans — which last hosted Expo! Expo! in 2010 — is celebrating its tricentennial in 2018.

“Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition is a must attend event and New Orleans is a must visit destination, so it’s a great combination,” 2014 IAEE Chairperson Skip Cox said in a statement. “That New Orleans will be celebrating its tricentennial makes for an exciting event to look forward to.”

Added Stephen Perry, president and CEO of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, “We are thrilled to welcome thousands of key players in the exhibitions and events industry to New Orleans for Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition in 2018. New Orleans is no stranger to hosting large industry events. Much like we did in 2010, we can’t wait to roll out the red carpet for our friends, colleagues and partners as we celebrate our tricentennial.”

This year’s Expo! Expo! annual meeting will take place Dec. 9-11 in Los Angeles. For more information, visit www.myexpoexpo.com.

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