Stephanie Selesnick

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About Stephanie Selesnick

Stephanie Selesnick, President of Las Vegas-based International Trade Information, Inc. works with exhibition organizers to internationalize their shows, one expo at a time. They recently introduced the International Exhibitor Representation Program are the long time North American representatives for SNIEC, the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in China. A second-generation former show organizer, Stephanie blogs for UFI, the Global Association for the Exhibition Industry and Exhibition World, and enjoys sharing knowledge online and in person. She is a founding member of the Exhibitions Think Tank, Women in Exhibitions Network North America, serves on the faculty of UFI’s Exhibition Management School and is a Virtual Events Institute Subject Matter Expert.

Nest Sustainable Events Summit | 2023

The inaugural Nest Sustainable Events Summit, supported by UFI and JMIC (Joint Meetings Industry Council) takes place at the Javits Center in New York City on September 21 this year at 8:30 AM ET. This half-day, interactive program is limited to only 120 people and will be a combined update on the Net Carbon Events initiative, global industry sustainable efforts, and interactive Think Tank.

By | 2023-09-04T13:20:39+02:00 September 1st, 2023|Americas, Sustainable Development|0 Comments

Las Vegas, Entertainment Capital of the World!

Las Vegas, this year’s destination for the UFI Congress is known as the World’s Entertainment Capital for a reason! For those delegates who wish to, there are a plethora (really!) of artists and shows to see. A quick look for the dates of Oct. 25-Nov. 6 is below.

By | 2023-07-19T15:33:44+02:00 July 19th, 2023|All|0 Comments

Learn about the UFI Congress’s Headquarters Hotel, ARIA Resort & Casino

The ARIA Resort & Casino is the headquarters hotel for the upcoming UFI Congress in Las Vegas, Nov. 1-4. Located in the center of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, the venue is part of MGM’s Luxury Meetings District, along with the Bellagio, Cosmopolitan, Nomad, Park MGM and Vdara. The District accommodates groups up to 10,000 attendees looking for a contained and innovative large group experience.

By | 2023-06-01T11:23:10+02:00 June 1st, 2023|All|0 Comments

Register and Book Your Hotel Rooms for the UFI Congress Today!

The 90th UFI Global Congress lands on the shores on North America this November 1-4, to the oasis in the desert known as Las Vegas. This is the first time this event has been held in the US and there are some Vegas-sized things planned for delegates and sponsors.

By | 2023-04-07T14:31:48+02:00 April 7th, 2023|All, Americas|0 Comments

The Impact on Relaxation of Zero-COVID Rules in China

With the big news out of China on the relaxing of the zero-COVID policies, I spoke with Michael Kruppe, General Manager of the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, the largest Western owned and run exhibition center in China, which has been closed for the last year.

By | 2023-01-25T17:10:02+01:00 December 16th, 2022|All|0 Comments

The Best Thing About Being Part of UFI’s Next Generation of Leaders

For the last Next Generation of Leaders (NGL) interview, I spoke with Justine Rabel, International Key Account Manager, Eventmaker and Monika Baro, Project Manager, VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. Our first featured Joe Kowalsky, Show Director, Emerald X LLC, and the second featured Daniella Galante, Digital Marketing & Creative Manager, RX South Africa, Maria Victoria Piñeres, Operations Manager, Costa Rica Convention Center/Grupo Heroica Volio y Trejos S.A., and Jon Yahirun, Customer Success Manager, Clarion Events.

By | 2023-01-25T17:13:13+01:00 November 4th, 2022|All|0 Comments