Tulsa, Oklahoma—15 March 2013 — PennWell Corporation’s FDIC and HydroVision International have achieved prestigious rankings among the fastest-growing tradeshows in the United States as winners of Trade Show Executive’s Fastest 50 awards.
Both FDIC and HydroVision International received recognition in the category of the fastest growing tradeshows in the United States in 2012 for net square feet of exhibit space sold. Last year’s FDIC featured nearly 900 exhibitors showcasing cutting edge technology and products within the fire industry, including emergency equipment and fire apparatus. In 2012, HydroVision International’s exhibition featured 328 exhibitors showcasing products and services in over 50 categories including mechanical and electrical equipment, engineering services, dam safety and civil related technology, environmental consulting, and much more.
“FDIC’s success depicts the importance of this event within the fire industry, as well as to firefighters around the world,” stated Eric Schlett, publisher of PennWell’s Emergency Services Group. “We are honored to be recognized as one of the fastest growing tradeshows in the United States by Trade Show Executive.”
The Fire Department Instructors Conference is held annually, and is attended by thousands worldwide. Not only is it a conference, but an exhibition with all of the latest equipment in the fire industry, as well as demonstrations. This years Fire Department Instructors Conference will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Indiana Convention Center and the Lucas Oil Stadium, dates are 22-27 of April 2013. For more information on the conference visit www.fdic.com.
“We appreciate Tradeshow Executive’s recognition of this important event,” said Marla Barnes, publisher of PennWell Corporation’s Hydro Group. “HydroVision International’s growth reflects the strength of this industry and the commitment of the companies that serve it.”
The HydroVision International Conference and Exhibition is held annually, drawing over 2,600 attendees from 46 countries and more than 320 exhibitors. The 2013 HydroVision International event will take place July 23 - 26, 2013, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. To learn more about HydroVision International, visit www.hydroevent.com.
PennWell Corp. is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions for the following industries: Oil and gas, electric power, water, electronics, semiconductor, contamination control, optoelectronics, fiberoptics, enterprise storage, fire, emergency services and dental. Founded in 1910, PennWell publishes 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and has an extensive offering of books, maps, web sites, research and database services. In addition to PennWell's headquarters in Tulsa, Okla., the company has major offices in Nashua,N.H.; Houston, Texas; London, England; Fairlawn, N.J.; Moscow, Russia; and Hong Kong, China. For additional information about PennWell, visit www.pennwell.com.