The EACA held an Open House for all members on Friday, April 23, 2021

The Open House provided an overview of the current state of affairs in our industry. Jim Wurm shares insights on the brightening 2021 event schedule based on news reports and recent conversations with show organizer clients. The Open House will also contain briefings from facility management on the entry safety protocols to expect when events re-open and from union leadership on the status of their convention workforce.

We have invited several speakers who will provide updated information on their status and their prognosis for events in their locale.    Our guest speakers include:

  • David Causton, GM, McCormick Place
  • Steve Patterson, Sr. Mgr. Convention Svcs. Las Vegas CC
  • Kevin McLaughlin, Int’l Rep, United Brotherhood of Carpenters
  • Tommy Blitsch, Int’l Rep, Teamsters