September 29, 2004

Last Thursday, the International Association for Exhibition Management (IAEM) opened an Asia Pacific Office in Singapore, during during the International Exhibition, Convention & Meeting Industry Expo 2004 Conference and Exhibition. IAEM is collaborating with Singapore-based Conference & Exhibition Management Services to serve industry professionals throughout Southeast Asia. "By establishing an IAEM presence in the Asia Pacific region, we have strengthened the exhibition industry as a whole and plan to offer all of IAEM's exceptional educational and networking programs to professionals overseas," said IAEM president Steven Hacker, CAE.

Association Management Network Inc. of Longwood, Fla., has been merged into the Talley Management Group, Inc., in Mt. Royal, N.J. AMNI's clients will move into Talley's portfolio.