MCI USA and NCIA Cannabis Business Summit & Expo Honored with the Fastest 50 Award for Double Digit Growth

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McLean, VA, USA, July 28, 2020. MCI USA and NCIA Cannabis Business Summit & Expo have been named to the Trade Show Executive Fastest 50 in recognition of the event’s robust growth. The NCIA Cannabis Business Summit & Expo made the Fastest 50 in two categories: growth in net square feet of exhibit space and growth in exhibiting companies. Additionally, it has been recognized as a Next 50 for growth in total attendance. 

“MCI USA is proud to be recognized for our partnership with the National Cannabis Industry Association to deliver the impressive growth of the NCIA Cannabis Business Summit & Expo,” said Shawn Pierce, President, Strategic Events, Meetings & Incentives, MCI USA. “As we celebrate last year’s accomplishments, we are focused on new strategies to reimagine our partners’ events so that we can continue this growth mindset during these times of rapid change.”

MCI USA has responded to the impact of coronavirus on events by providing solutions that create opportunities for organizations to engage with members and stakeholders virtual and hybrid environments, while safely providing value through content, networking, and continued education.MCI USA has recently produced successful virtual and hybrid events for the International AIDS Society, the National Association of Black Accountants, and Campus Party.

You can’t just transfer a live event to a virtual environment and expect success. MCI USA’s meeting professionals work with our partners to focus on goals they had for the original live event, then we reimagine all components of the event to meet those goals in a virtual environment,” continued Pierce. “And looking ahead to the return of in-person events, MCI USA’s expertise in emerging safety measures and engaging event design will help organizations to meet again.


For more information please contact: 
Andy Schwarz
Associate Vice President, Public Relations
+1 703.506.3260


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