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International CTIA WIRELESS® Recognized as Top-25 Fastest-Growing U.S. Trade Show by Trade Show News Network

July 26, 2012

Year-Over-Year Growth Rate Leads Wide Range of Industries

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — International CTIA WIRELESS® is proud to announce that it has been named one of the Top 25 Trade Shows by Net Square Footage in the U.S., according to the Trade Show News Network (TSNN).

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“During some tough years for the trade show industry when a lot of show floors were being downsized, it is a true feat by the team at International CTIA WIRELESS to not only grow the size of their show, but also at a fast growing rate,” said TSNN President and Editor-in-Chief Rachel Wimberly.

The winners in overall net square growth from 2009 to 2011 cover a wide range of industries such as technology, trucking, fashion and packaging. CTIA will be honored at the 3rd Annual TSNN Awards: Celebrating Trade Show Excellence, taking place November 2-4, in Louisville, Ky.

International CTIA WIRELESS offers one of the largest platforms for innovation and technology in the world. With in-depth education and access to partners and customers in the key areas that are impacting the mobile industry now, International CTIA WIRELESS offers attendees an unprecedented learning and networking experience. The most recent show, International CTIA WIRELESS 2012, featured an expanded show floor to accommodate more than 1,000 companies, including 366 first-time exhibitors, 19 international partners and 15 technology pavilions.

“We are pleased to be recognized as one of the fastest-growing tradeshows in the U.S.,” said Robert Mesirow, vice president and show director for CTIA. “The continued expansion of International CTIA WIRELESS is a reflection of the growing mobile market and the impact mobile innovations are having on the way we live, work and play.”

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About CTIA Shows
CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS(TM) takes place Oct. 9-11, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego and International CTIA WIRELESS® takes place May 21-23, 2013 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas. Visit www.ctiashows.com.

About CTIA
CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry’s leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.

About TSNN
The Trade Show News Network (TSNN) is the world’s leading online resource for the trade show, exhibition and event industry since 1996. TSNN.com owns and operates the most widely consulted event database on the Internet, containing data about more than 25,000 trade shows, exhibitions, public events and conferences. We help facilitate the exchange between buyers and sellers with more than 137,000 registered website users, more than 140,000 bi-monthly newsletter subscribers and more than 5,000 LinkedIn group members and 4,000-plus growing number of followers on Twitter.

TSNN is a member of the Tarsus Group plc. Tarsus Group was founded, and listed on the London Stock Exchange, in 1998. With offices in the UK (London), USA (Milwaukee, Boca Raton and Washington, D.C.), France (Paris), Germany (Dusseldorf), United Arab Emirates (Dubai) and China (Shanghai), the international business-to-business media group has interests in exhibitions, conferences, publishing and online media.


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