More than 65 organizations support a public relations campaign on how exhibitions and events positively impact local communities. The campaign will launch later this year at the International Association of Exhibitions and Events annual meeting. Among the groups supporting the campaign are Destination Marketing Association International, Exhibition Services & Contractors Association, Major American Trade Show Organizers and Society of Independent Show Organizers.
Direct Marketing Association seeks nominations for the 2012 Max Hart Nonprofit Achievement Award. This award honors a person whose career accomplishments include a track record of service, leadership, innovation and integrity within the nonprofit direct marketing community. Nominations must be submitted here. Deadline is Dec. 7. The winner will be honored at the 2012 Washington Nonprofit Conference, March 2 at the Renaissance Hotel.
Several associations are among the winners of this year's Art of the Show Competition, sponsored by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events. The competition covers promotion brochures, prospectuses, advertising and related media. For the complete list of winners, click here.