SOURCE: Trade Show Executive

October 16, 2008 14:02 ET

Launch Announcement: Trade Show Executive's Gold 100 Awards Gala & Summit

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA--(Marketwire - October 16, 2008) - At Trade Show Executive's Gold 100 Awards Gala & Summit September 17-19, it was "all about them" and all for them as Trade Show Executive magazine honored 100 trade shows that have set the Gold Standard for the trade show industry.

Ten Win Grand Award

At the black-tie Gold Gala, ten Grand Awards were presented to the associations, private organizers and individual trade shows that achieved special distinction.

-- Nielsen Business Media won a Grand Award as "The Top Show Organizer" of 2007.

-- The International Consumer Electronics Show was named "The Largest Trade Show" of 2007.

-- Advanstar Communication's fashion event MAGIC Marketplace/August took the honor for "The Largest Show Produced by an Independent Organizer."

-- SEMICON was heralded as "The Leading Brand Worldwide."

-- The Radiological Society of North America's RSNA Scientific Assembly & Annual Meeting documented the "Highest Economic Impact on a Host City" in 2007.

-- ABC Kids Expo won in the category "Most Dramatic Growth."

-- The SEMA Show took the category of "Most Innovative Practices."

-- The NAB Show nabbed the "Highest Global Participation" award.

-- Surfaces won the Grand Award for being at "The Forefront of Technology."

-- Natural Products Expo West won the Grand Award as "The Leader in Green Initiatives."

About Trade Show Executive

Trade Show Executive magazine is the leading publication for trade show executives with over 5,000 BPA-audited subscribers. The winner of 22 editorial and design awards, Trade Show Executive publishes a monthly magazine, seven directories and reference guides, and the annual Gold 100 Awards Gala & Summit. For more information, contact Darlene Gudea, VP/publisher & editor at (760) 929-9666 or or visit

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Founded in 1906, American Business Media is the association of business information providers, delivering business intelligence to industry professionals worldwide, including Madison Avenue, Wall Street and the Beltway. Its 300 plus member companies reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals and represent nearly 6,000 print and online titles and over 1,000 trade shows, with well over $26 billion in annual revenues.

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