FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 13, 2012
UBM Live's Informex Tradeshow Returns to New Orleans February 14-17, 2012
Global chemical and pharmaceutical tradeshow began as a small table top exhibition in 1983 in New Orleans
WHAT: UBM Live's Informex
WHERE: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO), Halls D-F & Ballroom 2
WHEN: February 14-17, 2012
DETAILS: Informex, the leading meeting place for buyers and sellers of high-value chemistry for a broad range of applications, is returning to New Orleans for their 28th annual tradeshow. Beginning as a small table top exhibition in New Orleans in 1983, Informex has grown into a global exhibition, focusing on products, services and solutions within the full range of sectors in the chemicals and pharmaceutical industries.
More than 4,000 US and international attendees, exhibitors and contractors are expected to attend, including many well-known international names in the chemicals and pharmaceutical markets. While in New Orleans, Informex will also dedicate a full day to working with Habitat for Humanity on a home-building project.
UBM Live is a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Business Media, a leading provider of business information services to the maritime, travel, fashion, technology, healthcare, media and property industries. UBM offers services in tradeshows to customers across the globe. Its brands are represented in more than 30 countries and are organized into specialist teams that serve their business communities.
The last Informex tradeshow was held in New Orleans in 2008. This year's 28th show is estimated to generate $5.3 million in economic impact.
EXHIBIT HALL: MCCNO, Halls D-F
HOURS: Tues, Feb. 14-Thurs, Feb. 16: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fri, Feb. 17: 9 a.m.-Noon
PRESS ROOM: Hall D, Room 240
HOURS: Tues, Feb. 14: 9 a.m.-4 p.m
Wed, Feb. 15-Thurs, Feb. 16: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fri, Feb. 17: 8 a.m.-Noon
Informex: Richard Kerns, cell: +44 797 457 9202, Richard@impresslabs.com; Beth Willers, cell: 415-846-9891, firstname.lastname@example.org
New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5019, email@example.com; Kelly Schulz, 504-421-0962, firstname.lastname@example.org; Jennifer Day-Sully, 773-909-2514, email@example.com
MCCNO: Rosalie Mortillaro, 504-582-3027, firstname.lastname@example.org