Convention News (Boston)

From John Travolta to Zachary Levi, here are all the celebrities in Boston this weekend for Fan Expo

By Isaac Feldberg   BOSTON.COM  August 17, 2019 Celebrities are descending in droves this weekend for Fan Expo Boston, an annual pop-culture convention spanning Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. John Travolta, of “Grease” and “Pulp Fiction” fame, will appear Sunday afternoon for a panel on the show floor’s main stage (around …

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Why Isn’t Boston a More Popular Convention Destination? We have the biggest conference space in the Northeast and a booming economy.

Why Isn’t Boston a More Popular Convention Destination? We have the biggest conference space in the Northeast and a booming economy. by Spencer Buell  / BOSTON MAGAZINE On any given winter night, the streets around the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in the Seaport are dotted with a few stray souls scurrying from place to …

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Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Announces the Hiring of Joyce Leveston as General Manager

Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Announces the Hiring of Joyce Leveston as General Manager Currently serves as Director of Convention Services at Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. BOSTON – The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Joyce Leveston as General Manager. Joyce will join us in Boston …

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Gamers Fill Boston Convention Center For PAX East 2018

Gamers Fill Boston Convention Center For PAX East 2018 BOSTON (CBS) By Katie Brace April 6, 2018 at 11:20 pm   Every year, gamer Dante Clark comes as an assassin or a Pokemon character. Welcome to Disneyland for gamers. “I like to support my favorite game,” said Dillion Wong. PAX East 2018 at the Boston Convention Center encompasses everything gaming. Once the exhibits …

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Cannabis convention not a ‘beerfest’ for weed

Cannabis convention not a ‘beerfest’ for weed By Jessica Bartlett  – Reporter, Boston Business Journal The New England Cannabis Convention kicks off its fourth annual Boston event on Saturday, expected to attract thousands of cannabis stakeholders to the growing industry event. The event is one of several that will taking place in the Northeast, with conventions also in …

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MassMutual plans new office on waterfront

MassMutual plans new office on waterfront Springfield-based insurance company MassMutual is closing some of its offices around the country and consolidating in Massachusetts, investing nearly $300 million to renovate its headquarters and build new offices on the South Boston waterfront. “Our home state of Massachusetts is the best place for us to grow and thrive …

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The Story of Fan Pier, a Catalyst for Boston’s Waterfront

The Story of Fan Pier, a Catalyst for Boston’s Waterfront In the last decade, Boston’s Seaport District transformed into a modern neighborhood, with glass towers and futuristic cultural and event venues. The new developments, some delivered at the height of the real estate crash, are the result of a collaboration between local and state authorities, …

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Infosecurity Group Announces New Cybersecurity Conference & Expo in North America

8/31/2017 Infosecurity Group Announces New Cybersecurity Conference & Expo in North America Infosecurity Group, producers of Europe’s no.1 information security event, today announced that they are bringing its world-renowned European event to the United States. Infosecurity North America 2017 Expo and Conference will be held October 4-5, 2017 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, …

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Thousands of fans pack BCEC for ’17 Comic Con

Thousands of fans pack BCEC for ’17 Comic Con Boston Herald  Jordan Graham Sunday, August 13, 2017 Thousands of hard-core comic fans packed into the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center yesterday for the second day of Boston Comic Con, a three-day pop culture extravaganza where visitors can get autographs from movie and TV starts, buy exclusive …

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Get ready for Convention Center Expansion 2.0

8/2/2017 Get ready for Convention Center Expansion 2.0. The state’s convention hall operator took its first official step Wednesday to revisit the expansion of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center by issuing a request for proposals to design a master plan for the complex’s 70-acre campus. It’s likely the result will differ significantly from the authority’s previous …

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