April 18, 2007

A current board member of IAEE Services Inc., a for-profit subsidiary of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events, has formed his own exhibition company in Chicago. Kenneth A. Caskey, president of the new Crown Events & Expositions LLC, intends to launch business-to-business, as well as consumer, events and offer nationwide consulting services through his new enterprise. Caskey previously worked as director of acquisitions and business development for Merchandise Mart Properties Inc., which manages buildings devoted to product showcases and trade shows.