ITS America and Reed Exhibitions Announce Partnership
Event organiser Reed Exhibitions has announced it has bought two signature ITS America events – the North American-based ITS World Congress and Annual Meetings.
The two organisations say this acquisition brings together two highly respected names in their respective industries: events and mobility. As a global leader in the business of face-to-face events, Reed Exhibitions will bring its expertise, global reach and resources to ITS America members, stakeholders and industry leaders by offering personalised matchmaking, innovative marketing and lead generation opportunities for exhibitors, and insight-driven marketing and enhanced sales and customer service.
ITS America will continue to lead, manage and deliver content and thought leadership for both events.
“I am delighted to announce this landmark acquisition and look forward to starting a long-term strategic relationship with the Intelligent Transportation Society of America,” said Hervé Sedky, President, Reed Exhibitions Americas. “We will work together to enhance these market leading shows and adding value to ITS America’s growing membership base.
“The ITS World Congress and the Annual Meetings will join the large, growing family of successful events that Reed Exhibitions runs in conjunction with our existing association and society partners.”
Launched in 1993, the ITS World Congress brings together policymakers, entrepreneurs, researchers, academics, and investors from the global intelligent transportation and mobility communities for policy discussions on the latest transportation and mobility trends, products and technologies, technical tours and demonstrations, and networking.
“For more than 25 years, ITS World Congress and annual meetings have been the preeminent venues for convening leaders from the public and private sectors and academia to discuss emerging trends in transportation technology. This new relationship will greatly expand our reach, and we look forward to connecting with even more stakeholders at the ITS World Congress in Los Angeles in 2020 and beyond,” said Shailen Bhatt, ITS America President and CEO.
Reed Exhibitions and ITS America’s first joint event will be the 2020 ITS World Congress at the Los Angeles Convention Center from October 4- 8, 2020.