Top Shows are Honored for Growth in Exhibit Space, Exhibitors and Attendance in 2013
Alexandria, Va. (February 10, 2014) — National Trade Productions, Inc. (NTP), the leader in the face-to-face events industry, and CSG Creative (CSG), an award-winning integrated marketing agency and division of NTP, announced that five of its clients garnered a total of seven Trade Show Executive (TSE) Fastest 50 Awards in 2013. These industry-leading events eclipsed other shows and are being recognized for their dramatic growth in the areas of net square feet (nsf) of exhibit space, exhibitors and/or attendance during 2013.
NTP client recognition includes:
- By Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space
- APWA International Public Works Congress & Exposition (American Public Works Association; 20.2% increase)
- Gear Expo (American Gear Manufacturers Association; 29.99% increase)
- NCEA Convention & Expo (National Catholic Educational Association; 13.68% increase)
- By Number of Exhibiting Companies
- Gear Expo (25.86% increase)
- NCEA Convention & Expo (National Catholic Educational Association; 9.9% increase)
CSG client recognition includes:
- By Total Attendance
- International Dairy Show (61.31% increase)
- nternational Sign Expo (International Sign Association; 19% increase)
“We are thrilled to have Trade Show Executive—and the industry-at-large—applaud so many of our clients for excellence and achievement,” said Andrew Ortale, NTP Executive Vice President. “Our clients’ success is our No. 1 priority, and sharing these accolades reinforces our mission to provide sales, marketing and operational expertise that drives results.”
“Maintaining relevance and experiencing growth in any industry is a challenging task, and we are proud to partner with these outstanding event teams,” said Paige Cardwell, CSG President.
Trade Show Executive (TSE) Fastest 50 rankings are determined from information supplied and certified by senior executives with the association or private show organizer responsible for the event. All trade shows with a minimum of 15,000 nsf held in the U.S. in 2013 were eligible. Winners will be acknowledged at the 2014 Fastest 50 Awards & Summit on May 20-22 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.
For more information on the Trade Show Executive (TSE) Fastest 50 Awards program and a complete list of winners, visit www.tradeshowexecutive.com. To learn more about NTP and CSG’s capabilities and services, contact 703.683.8500.
About National Trade Productions, Inc. (NTP)
For more than 35 years, National Trade Productions (NTP) has produced trade shows, meetings and conventions that build communities and create powerful connections throughout the world. Leveraging a legacy of success in sales, marketing and event management, NTP’s face-to-face experiences enable the prosperity and profitability of its clients and the industries they serve.
About CSG Creative (CSG)
CSG is a strategic marketing and creative agency that provides award-winning branding, design, and integrated marketing solutions to associations and trade show organizers. CSG’s inspired creative, stellar service and innovative approach have made it one of the nation’s premier agencies. CSG offers a full suite of capabilities and expertise in traditional, digital and social media.