On The Surface

UPDATES & UPGRADES

With SURTEX just six weeks away, take note! -- Attendees: Retailers and manufacturers: there's stil...

It Takes Talent to Know Talent: THE PROS WHO PICK THE designext WINNER

Winning a designext award is like passing GO, jump-starting a career, leaping...

The Future of the Design Industry: MEET THE 2016 designext FINALISTS

Four student artists, all women, three from the US, one from the UK, have walked off with top honor...

Testing the Waters? FIRST-TIME EXHIBITORS PLUNGE RIGHT IN

On your mark? Getting set? Ready to go test your talents, timing, and temerity, big-tim...

MEET THE SURTEX TEAM: John Erich, Sales Manager

He may wield an iPad instead of a baton, but if SURTEX were a symphony, John Erich woul...

PRO POINTERS: MAKING THE MOST OF PR OPS AT SURTEX

by Kate Lowery, Public Relations Director, Emerald Expositions Trade shows are the perfe...

PERSPECTIVES

By Liz Crawford, VP Emerald Expositions/SURTEX Show Director Countdown to SURTEX! Wow. ...

UPDATES & UPGRADES

ATTRACTING NEW ATTENDEES -- "One of the advantages of being operated by a larger show producer is t...

PRO POINTERS: Plan Now to Goof-Proof Your SURTEX Booth

As Ed Sullivan used to say, it's a really big show! The Big League. New York. The sprawling Jacob J...

TRAVELING 24,000+ MILES TO COLLECT THEMSELVES AT SURTEX

Talk about face-time! Four members of aptly named Four Corners Art Collective will meet "in real li...

LOOK WHO'S HOGGING THE CRAYONS!

Hot New Category for Artists: Adult Coloring BooksColor her successful! SURTEX exhibitor Debra Vale...

MEET THE SURTEX TEAM

Nikki Puckett, Emerald Expositions Marketing Director Her business card reads, straightforwardly e...

PERSPECTIVES

By Liz Crawford, VP Emerald Expositions/SURTEX Show Director  As we move towards what looks like ...

UPDATES & UPGRADES

ALL ABOARD 3-TRACK CONFERENCE -- The 2016 SURTEX Conference Program will feature three tracks, each...

COLOR FORECASTING: 'NOT ABOUT THROWING DARTS'

It's serious business, this business of forecasting trends. Manufacturers and retailers in every ind...