100+ Leading Trade Show Industry Suppliers Nominated for TSEA's New Red Diamond Awards

    CHICAGO, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nominations are in, and
100+ leading trade show industry suppliers have been nominated for the new
Trade Show Exhibitor's Association "Exhibitor's Choice" Red Diamond Awards. 
Voting is now open for the Trade Show Exhibitors Association (TSEA)
Exhibitors' Choice Awards at www.tsea.org. The awards will be presented at the
TSEA Foundation Gala on the evening of July 22, 2009 (during TS2.)  The
nominees include:

    --  Favorite Exhibit House - 3D Exhibits; Acer Exhibits; Czarnowski;
        Cyclonix; Exhibitgroup/Giltspur; Exhibitus; Hamilton Exhibits; MC2;
        Nomadic; Octanorm USA, Inc.; PICO; Prairie Displays; Skyline
    --  Favorite General Contractor - Blaine Convention Services; Champion
        Exposition; Freeman; George E. Fern; GES; Hargrove; Metropolitan
        Exposition Services; The Expo Group; Shepard Exposition Services
    --  Favorite Installation and Dismantling Company - 300 Exhibit Services
        and Events; Coastal International; Czarnowski; Nth Degree; Renaissance
        Management; Willwork Inc.
    --  Favorite Transportation/Freight Company - Barrett United Allied Van;
        Logistics; Elite Expo; Kuehne + Nagel; PEI, Inc; TTS Logistics; TWI
    --  Favorite of the Rest - APCO; Constellation Communications Corp.;
        Creative Training Solutions; Exhibit Surveys; ExpoCall; Kaon
        Interactive, Inc; ListenNation Corporation; NMR Staging and Events;
        Siskind Training International; Spearhead Creative; Trade Show
        United Services Companies
    --  Favorite Show Manager - Randy Bauler, CEM (AACN); Chris Brown (NAB);
        Kendra Nicastro (Baby Bonanza); Chris Price (GraphExpo); Mary Upton,
        CEM (ASI Shows); Karen Chupka (CES); Bob Hughes (NACS); Mary Pat
        Heftman (NRA); Robbi Lycett (Biotechnology Industry Organization); Rob
        Mesirow (CTIA); Chuck Yuska (PMMI/PackExpo); Vinnie Polito (Reed
        Exhibitions/Worldwide Life Sciences & Healthcare Division); Larry
        (All Baby & Child); Dennis Slater (Association of Equipment
    --  Favorite Show of 2009 - ASI Shows; American Association of Critical
        Care Nurses; Baby Bonanza; Consumer Electronics Show; International
        Builder Show; National Association of Convenience Stores; National
        Association of Broadcasters; National Restaurant Association
    --  Favorite Convention City - Atlanta, GA; Atlantic City, NJ; Baltimore,
        MD; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Hershey, PA; Houston, TX;
        Honolulu, HI; Las Vegas, NV; Miami, FL; Milwaukee, WI; New Orleans,
        Orlando, FL; Rosemont, IL; Salt Lake City, UT; San Francisco, CA;

    --  Favorite Convention Center - Cobb Galleria; David R Lawrence
        Center; Direct Energy Center; George R. Brown Center; Georgia World
        Congress Center; International Exposition Center (IX); Las Vegas
        Convention Center; Las Vegas Sands Mega - Center; Mandalay Boat Resort
        and Casino; McCormick Place; Midwest Airlines Center; Morial
        Center; Navy Pier; Orange County Convention Center; Puerto Rico
        Convention Center; Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center

    "We're thrilled at the enthusiastic response to this new program," said
Margit Weisgal, TSEA's President.  "Exhibitors and attendees are this
industry's ultimate customers, and these prestigious awards will be quite a
marketing tool in the future."

    Voting will continue until July 8, 2009.  Tickets to the Gala, at Chicago
Illuminating Company, http://www.chicagoilluminatingcompany.com, are available
for a $20 donation to the foundation at www.tsea.org or can be purchased
during TS2 at TSEA's booth during show hours.  The event is sponsored by
several leading industry companies and Chicago restaurants.

    About EIEF

    The Exhibit Industry Education Foundation (also known as The TSEA
Foundation) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.  The EIEF is the
research, information and fund-raising foundation for the Trade Show
Exhibitors Association (TSEA) benefiting the members of the $124 billion
exhibit and event industry comprised of businesses, non-profit associations
and for-profit entities that participate in, exhibit at and produce trade
shows.  It funds specialized research on the exhibit and event industry,
provides a variety of workshops, seminars and professional development
opportunities and access to specialized research and reference assistance. The
Foundation plays a key leadership and advocacy role for the exhibit and event
industry and acts as a voice for the sector, articulating the data, reach,
impact and contributions made possible through exhibit and event marketing.

    David Brull


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