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Marketplace Events Acquires Edmonton Renovation Show

Mar 21, 2014
CLEVELAND, OHIO — March 21, 2014 — Marketplace Events, North America's largest home show producer, announced today it has purchased the Renovation Show in Edmonton, AB from Young Marketing Services Inc. The show is held annually in January at the Edmonton EXPO Centre at Northlands. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. This will be the company's second annual show operating in the Edmonton market. They also operate the Edmonton Home + Garden Show, which runs this month, March 20-23, in the same facility....

Marketplace Events Acquires Two Home Shows in Raleigh, N.C.

Mar 04, 2014
CLEVELAND -- March 4, 2014 -- Marketplace Events, North America's largest home show producer, announced today it has purchased two annual home shows in Raleigh, N.C. from American Consumer Shows (ACS). Both shows, one in the spring and the other in the fall, are held at the Raleigh Convention Center. Terms of the deal were not disclosed....

Expo Announces Digital Excellence Awards Finalists

Feb 05, 2014
Awards Luncheon To Celebrate Digital Innovators March 25 in Washington, D.C....

Marketplace Events Announces Carrier as Presenting Sponsor of Two Home Shows in 2014

Sep 11, 2013
CLEVELAND – Sept. 10, 2013 – Marketplace Events is proud to announce Carrier as presenting sponsor of two consumer home shows to be produced by the company in 2014. These shows include The Great Big Home + Garden Show running February 8-16 at the Cleveland I-X Center, and the all-new Cleveland Home + Remodeling Expo taking place March 14-16 at the new Cleveland Convention Center....

Marketplace Events Acquires Home Shows in Kansas City, Launches Fall Show in Birmingham

Aug 19, 2013
Home Show leader grows its portfolio with strategic additions SOLON, Ohio – August 19, 2013 – Marketplace Events announced today it has purchased three home shows in Kansas City from Patrick Riha Productions and is also launching a fall home show in Birmingham, Ala. this September...

UPDATE FROM IAEE: Alert – FTC Stops Construct Data/Fair Guide Scam

Apr 16, 2013
IAEE is pleased to announce it has been working with the FTC to confirm it has stopped the Construct Data/Fair Guide scam that many IAEE members have received and asks members to forward any solicitations received since February to . The full a nnouncement can be found here and is found below:...

Marketplace Events Announces an All-New Home Show at The International Centre, Toronto, February 20-23, 2014

Mar 18, 2013
TORONTO -- Marketplace Events announced today that the company has signed a contract with The International Centre to produce an all-new consumer home show in the facility, annually in February, beginning in 2014. The announcement came as the company is in the midst of producing The National Home Show presented by RE/MAX, in partnership with BILD, which runs at the Direct Energy Centre through March 24....

Marketplace Events Leverages Online Ticket Sales to Boost Attendance

Feb 08, 2013
Leveraging its online ticket sales platform, home and garden show organizer Marketplace Events boosted attendance at its first four exhibitions of the year by 17 percent....

Marketplace Events Reports Increases in Consumer Attendance

Feb 06, 2013
Marketplace Events Reports Increases in Consumer Attendance Activity at leading home show producer’s 2013 shows-to-date indicate uptick in homeowner spending...

Marketplace Events Partners With Italian Group on Launch

Nov 21, 2012
The partnership with the Italian Trade Commission is designed to lure a broader base to the new powersports show....

Snapguide Blog - This Week's Featured Maker

Nov 16, 2012
A great interview with Marketplace Events' Andrée Boisselle on Snapguide....

Marketplace Events produces consumer shows attracting tens of thousands | Attention to every detail a key to success

Aug 20, 2012
CALGARY — Each year Calgary’s BMO Centre attracts tens of thousands of people for two annual consumer home shows in the city and the people at Marketplace Events are the ones behind the scenes making sure everything runs smoothly....

National Home Show's Co-Location With Canada Blooms Increases Attendance by 91 Percent on Opening Day

Mar 23, 2012
For the first time, the National Home Show co-located with Canada Blooms this year, forming what was billed as North America’s largest home-and-garden event. Although both shows still have separate operations and identities, they run side-by-side and one ticket gives guests access to both. The massive expos continue through Sunday, March 25, and take up the entire Direct Energy Centre with more than 600,000 square feet of exhibitions and features....

Marketplace Events Launches Trade Show Division

Mar 20, 2012
Marketplace Events, the largest producer of consumer home shows in North America with 31 home shows in 20 markets, has launched a new trade show division, it announced last week....

Marketplace Events Launches Trade Show Division Led by Mike Webster

Mar 16, 2012
Webster will continue in his role as Vice President of Marketplace Events, including overseeing the Western Canadian region of home shows as well as the partnership with the Dallas Cowboys organization....

Marketplace Events Reveals Plans for American International Motorcycle Expo in 2013

Jan 18, 2012
On the heels of Marketplace Events’ announcement regarding Larry Little’s new role as the company’s Vice President & General Manager, Motorcycle Group, a brand new initiative was announced on Tuesday, revealing plans to develop the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIME)....

Jacksonville Home & Patio Show Receives 2011 Best of Jacksonville Award

Dec 15, 2011
U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement...

Model Turned Designer Kathy Ireland Adds Personal Touches to 2012 Indianapolis Home Show

Nov 24, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS – Brent Keller, group manager for the Indianapolis Home Show, is pleased to announce that Kathy Ireland will be making a special appearance at the 2012 Indianapolis Home Show....

Tom Baugh's tips for building trust with employees

Aug 16, 2011
More communication with employees wasn’t possible for Tom Baugh at Marketplace Events. When the downturn hit the home and garden show company, rumors swirled....

Marketplace Events Signs Agreement to Colocate with Canada Blooms Creating Single Largest Home and Garden Event in North America

Jun 13, 2011
SOLON, Ohio - Marketplace Events, organizers of the National Home Show, and the Board of Directors of Canada Blooms: The Flower and Garden Festival, signed an agreement May 26 confirming the two powerhouse events will take place side-by-side in 2012 and subsequent years at the Direct Energy Centre, creating the single largest home and garden experience in North America....

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Jan 16, 2018

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