Showfloor Buzz – October 15, 2018


Pricing Strategies Webinar.    Dan Greene of Nolan Advisory will present EACA members with insights on how pricing strategies can help your business gain new clients and maximize profits.      Having previously presented webinars on Cash Flow Management and Scaling Your Business, Dan will now share strategies for maximizing your revenue while penetrating new markets.

Please RSVP your ability to attend as seating to the live event is limited to the first 25 registrants. After you register an email will be sent a link to the online meeting room. If your schedule doesn’t allow you to attend live you’re welcome to watch the recorded program whenever it’s convenient.

Join us on, October 19 at 2PM (ET), 1 PM (CT) to attend this webinar.   Register today.

EACA Member Meeting at the RSMGC.    The EACA held its annual meeting at the offices of Nth Degree during the RSMGC week in Atlanta on Thursday October 4.    More than 35 EACA members were in attendance to discuss the recent initiatives undertaken by EACA as well as new opportunities for the association.

Highlights of the meeting included:

  • the financial review by Treasurer, David Holloway of Eagle Management, who reported that the EACA is in sound financial condition.
  • a discussion on EAC challenges in the trade show industry including the EACA response to a recent uptick in EAC fees charged by show organizers like Informa
  • a review of EACA member benefits that a number of members may not know about including the discounted supplies purchasing program and the EACA webcast program
  • an introduction by Antonia Nuzzolo of Eagle Management on the an EACA Forum App (called WixForum) that will allow all EACA members to post their needs and/or concerns and get immediate feedback from the EAC community on how, when and where to find solutions.

All in all the meeting was a very positive experience and the EACA would like to extend its thanks to Shannon Scherer and Barbara McCue for their terrific hospitality.

EACA Member News

Sho-Link’s New Headquarters.  Sho-Link Incorporated a premier installation and dismantle service company, is excited to announce the opening of their new headquarters location.    Lake Forest Chamber of Commerce welcomed Sho-Link to the community with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Wednesday, August 29th, 2018.

Scott Rudel, President (far right), Colleen Johnson, Corporate Vice President, Rob West, Senior Director of Field Operations and Joanna Rolek, LF Chamber of Commerce pictured here. Sho-Link was joined by owners and members for this milestone event and reception.


EACA Member Request

The EACA is investigating a couple of complaints regarding EAC fees and a closed show.  If you have any details or data about EAC fees being charged by Informa please send that information to Jim Wurm at your first convenience at [email protected]

Likewise if you have work at the Beauty Show in St. Louis and are being told you have to acquire labor from the GC (Liberty Expo) please email [email protected].

Industry News

EDPA Hires New Executive Director.  <Exhibit City News>  The Experiential Designers & Producers Association is expanding and has hired Dasher Lowe in the role of executive director while Jeff Provost and his PRO Management team will continue to support Lowe with management of membership details and the planning and execution of EDPA’s annual ACCESS and ENGAGE conferences.

Steve Hill Replaces Ralenkotter as CEO of LVCVA.   <TSNN> The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors selected Steve Hill as the next Chief Executive Officer, effective Sept. 1. Hill will be the ninth leader of the LVCVA, succeeding the retiring CEO, Rossi Ralenkotter.