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Questex acquires three tradeshows from Show Management

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Newton, Mass.—Questex Media Group, a b-to-b media company, announced Monday the acquisition of three trade shows from Show Management Inc. Financial terms were not disclosed. The trade shows included are the International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference (IECSC) Las Vegas and Orlando shows, plus the Las Vegas Hair & Nail Conference.

Since its 1992 inception, the IECSC series has grown to serve more than 1,500 and roughly 65,000 attendees. The IECSC events are held annually in Las Vegas and Orlando while the Las Vegas Hair & Nail co-locates with IECSC in the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The three events will be integrated into the Questex Beauty Group, which includes American Spa, American Spa Expo, Medical Spa Report and the International Beauty Show in New York.

—Matthew Schwartz

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