Profile: Emerald Expositions Events Inc (EEX)
23 Aug 2019
Emerald Expositions Events, Inc. (Emerald), formerly Expo Event Holdco, Inc., incorporated on April 26, 2013, is an operator of business-to-business (B2B) trade shows. The Company operates across multiple sectors, which includes: Gift, Home and General Merchandise; Sports; Design and Construction; Technology; Jewelry; Other Trade Shows; Other Events. The Company operates more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows. In 2016, its events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied over 6.5 million net square foot (NSF) of exhibition space.
Gift, Home and General Merchandise
The Company operates 13 trade shows in the Gift, Home and General Merchandise sector focused on a broad range of consumer goods. Its events are primarily order-writing shows, where exhibitors generate sales during the shows themselves. Its two franchises in this sector are ASD Market Week and NY NOW.
Emerald operates 18 trade shows in this sector. These shows include franchises, such as Outdoor Retailer (OR), Surf Expo, Interbike, Imprinted Sportswear Shows (ISS) and the Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show. Exhibitors at these shows are manufacturers or distributors of equipment, gear and other goods serving these markets, while attendees are typically retailers or wholesalers who purchase these goods for resale.
Design and Construction
The company operates five trade shows in this sector. The shows include the Hospitality Design Exposition & Conference (HD Expo), GlobalShop and Healthcare Design Expo & Conference (HCD), which focus on interior designers, architects, owners or operators, developers, specifiers and purchasers working within a range of sectors, including hotels, resorts, restaurants, bars, spas, retail stores and healthcare facilities.
The Company operates six trade shows in the Technology sector. It brings together exhibitors who provide, and retailer attendees, who need eCommerce solutions and services. Exhibitors cover the full spectrum of eCommerce solutions, including online marketplaces, payment processors and supply chain solutions providers.
Emerald operates six trade shows in this sector that showcase high-end and mid-tier jewelry. Its key franchises include COUTURE, JA New York and the Las Vegas Antique Jewelry and Watch Show.
Other Trade Shows
The Company’s remaining 10 trade shows span across five sectors. These sectors include photography, food, healthcare, industrials and military.
The Company operates more than 70 additional events across a wide variety of formats including B2B conferences, business-to-consumer (B2C) events, summits, awards and luxury private sales. These events include Original Miami Beach Antique Show (OMBAS), the New York Antique Jewelry and Watch Show, and LUEUR Spring. It also holds B2C luxury private sales events under its Soiffer Haskin brand.
The Company competes with Reed Exhibitions, UBM and Informa Exhibitions.
Emerald Expositions Events Inc
31910 Del Obispo St Ste 200
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO CA 92675-3195