Viscovich Retirement He could pass for the actor who portrays the “most interesting man in the world”.   But Ken Viscovich, who officially retires on July 28 2017 as the International Representative for the Carpenters, has far more important things on his mind than shilling for an imported Mexican beer. To the contrary, Ken has built […]

Empowering Youth Empowerment Chris Griffin (TS Crew), Immediate Past President of EACA, recently conducted a tour for 15 high school scholarship winners from the Youth Empowerment Project over at OCCC and Infocomm 2017. The kids got to learn about the trade show industry and how the process all comes together through the combined efforts of […]

Representatives from the United Brotherhood of Carpenters Eastern District (UBC), Exhibitor Appointed Contractors Association (EACA) and the Exhibition Services & Contractors Association (ESCA) came together last week in Washington DC to sign a Value-Added Commitment (VAC) aimed at improving the ability to deliver first class customer service and cost savings for the customers of the […]

New EACA Member Programs …..Coming Soon! In our ongoing efforts to provide member value the EACA is is embarking on new programs that are targeted for release this fall.   These new programs include: Enhance Exhibitor Buyer’s Gude With our new web site look comes a new and more robus Exhibitor Buyer’s Guide that will provide […]

EACA Board Meets in Las Vegas at Exhibitor The EACA Board of Directors held its first quarter meeting during the Exhibitor Show on Tuesday March 14.     Topics of discussion included: Current status of labor negotiations taking place this year in Denver, Boston, and Las Vegas EACA member renewal rate….currently at 85% Status of the renewal […]

The EACA will be hosting a luncheon for all. Chicagoland area members, and prospective members on Thursday, April 6 from 11:30am to 12:45pm in Room E153 of the Lakeside Center at McCormick Place. The EACA wants to welcome you back to our re-focused and re-energized association.   In addition to being the singular voice of companies […]

Exhibit City News is the only monthly newspaper covering the meeting, convention and tradeshow industries with readership of more than 12,000 industry professionals. Together with the support of industry friends, founder and publisher, Don Svehla, began putting his 20+ years of tradeshow experience down on paper. The result was the first issue of Exhibit City […]

Employco Group is the largest Workers’ Compensation, loss prevention, claims management and payroll service provider to the trade show Installation and Dismantling (I&D) industry. Employco services include full payroll processing which   includes the filing of union reports and making the necessary contributions to union health & welfare and pension funds.    EACA members not only […]

Until recently, Jimmy John’s required new hires to sign non-compete agreements that prohibited former employees from working, for a period of 2 years following the end of their employment, at a new company within a 2-mile radius of a Jimmy John’s restaurant that made more than 10 percent of its revenue from sandwiches. Jimmy John’s […]