Friday, February 19, 2010

Telecom show is canceled

Not so great news according to Trade Show Week…  The Telecommunications Industry Assn. and USTelecom Assn. recently announced their jointly owned show, Supercomm, is canceled again.

Association spokespeople confirmed that the show’s cancellation is due to management company Expocomm Events, a Reed Exhibitions and E.J. Krause & Associates partnership, opting not to manage the tradeshow this year because of financial projections.

The show, which recently took place Oct. 21-23 at McCormick Place under the management of Expocomm, was held for almost two decades before the two associations parted ways and held separate shows in 2006. They reunited the following year under the NXTcomm brand, and changed the name to Supercomm for last year’s show.

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