Four AEM-Run Expositions named to Top U.S. Trade Shows list.June 27, 2012 -
Compiled by Trade Show News Network (TSNN), Top U.S. Trade Shows list features all 4 AEM-run events that were held in North America during 2011 ranking period. CONEXPO-CON/AGG for construction industries took number one spot, and AG CONNECT Expo and Summit for agribusiness professionals made list in its second year. ICUEE-The Demo Expo for construction/utility ranked number four, and IFPE, focused on the fluid power/motion control/power transmission industry sectors, also made list.
Four AEM-Run Expositions Named to Top U.S. Trade Shows List
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Press release date: June 13, 2012
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A recent Top U.S. Trade Shows list features all four AEM-run events held in North America during the 2011 ranking period. The list was compiled by Trade Show News Network (TSNN).
CONEXPO-CON/AGG for the construction industries took the number-one spot, and AEM's newest show - AG CONNECT Expo & Summit for agribusiness professionals - made the list in only its second show year.
ICUEE-The Demo Expo for construction/utility ranked number four, and also on the list was IFPE, focused on the fluid power/motion control/power transmission industry sectors.
TSNN compiled the list based on net square feet of exhibit space. TSNN is a leading online news and information resource for the trade show, exhibition and event industry. It also operates an extensive online database of more than 19,500 trade shows, exhibitions, public events and conferences.
AEM Delivers World Class Shows with Measurable Value for Attendees, Exhibitors AEM - the Association of Equipment Manufacturers emphasizes that the quality of the show experience is the main goal - not size just for size's sake. "Our success is the result of our industry and customer focus on quality. We have been able to deliver results because of the energetic and diligent teamwork by so many during our show cycles," stated Megan Tanel, vice president exhibitions & events for AEM.
AEM owns and produces trade shows for the benefit of participants and has a reputation for delivering measureable value. The shows promote industry cooperation and co-locations to enhance networking and increase results for participants; they are industry-run and education is a major component.
"AEM shows are privileged to have great industry support and that makes all the difference. For both attendees and exhibitors, these rankings reflect their commitment to the shows, which is the reason for their continued success," stated Melissa Magestro, AEM's senior director exhibitions.
Rankings: CONEXPO-CON/AGG, AG CONNECT & More CONEXPO-CON/AGG ranked number one with more than 2 million net square feet of exhibit space and ICUEE ranked number four with more than 1 million net square feet.
AG CONNECT Expo & Summit has continued to grow since its first show in 2010 and ranked 129 with 174,500 net square feet; IFPE 2011 was a sellout for space and the largest in its history with more than 140,000 net square feet to rank 161.
"AG CONNECT's early success in growth is an excellent example of the value of co-locations to transform shows into industry gathering places," noted Sara Truesdale Mooney, AEM show director. "The upcoming 2013 show continues the pace and the now-biennial event is already 10 percent larger than 2011."
For more information on all AEM-run shows, visit www.aem.org in the Trade Shows section. Media Contact: Pat Monroe (email@example.com, tel: 414-298-4123)