06/08/2016 3:55 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SMG managed American Bank Center
comes together to support Exhibitions Day
American Bank Center to show full support to build awareness of the importance of supporting the exhibition industry and what it does for the venue and the community.
Corpus Christi, TX –Now in its third year, Exhibitions Day will take place June 7-8 in Washington, D.C. Once again, industry members will come together to foster relationships and build awareness with federal legislators and other policy influencers on Capitol Hill. Last year, more than 100 members of our industry gathered on Capitol Hill to advocate for exhibitions and events, which are a vital tool the success of our free enterprise economy.
Due to the success of Exhibitions Day, over the past two years, organizers will seek to expand the industry’s awareness to a global audience by creating the first ever "Global Exhibitions Day" on June 8, 2016. Global Exhibitions Day will celebrate the individuals working within the vibrant exhibitions industry and highlight the key roles exhibitions play in spurring innovation and competition among companies and stimulating the development of international trade across the globe. For our U.S. colleagues, we ask you to join us as we meet face to face with our nation’s political leaders and give a voice to the exhibitions and events industry. Addressing the matters that impact our industry is crucial to allowing our industry to continue to do its part for our national economy.
“The SMG managed American Bank Center has been a huge supporter of IAEE and Exhibitions Day from the beginning explained Donna Cannatella, Senior Director of Sales. The face-to-face connections made at exhibitions and events definitely have an impact on building relationships, which is crucial especially in the events industry.”
“The Corpus Christi CVB supports IAEE’s investment in Exhibitors Day. It is a great platform to get our message across to our legislators on the value and impact of the exhibitions and events to our local economy”. Teresa Rodriguez Bartlett
Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Solider Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering company SAVOR, currently serving more than 130 accounts worldwide.
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