SEMA/AAPEX Shows Renew Contract with CompuSystems

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – The Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association and the Auto Care Association/Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association have renewed their contract with CompuSystems through 2021.

The associations own the SEMA and AAPEX shows which are hosted annually each November in Las Vegas, Nev.

The SEMA Show takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, while the Sands Expo is the locale for the AAPEX Show. Combined, the shows attract over 4,900 exhibitors and over 162,000 attendees.

“We’ve had a long and outstanding relationship with the SEMA and AAPEX Shows for a decade.” Chris Williams, CompuSystems President, said. “We look forward to providing the same exceptional service and continuing to build upon the partnership.”

About SEMA Show
The SEMA Show is organized by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), the trade organization representing the $43 billion automotive aftermarket industry. In addition to organizing the premier automotive trade show in the world, SEMA offers members research, training, education, manufacturing support services, legislative advocacy, group-buying discounts, networking events and more. Visit or for more information.

About AAPEX Show
AAPEX is co-owned by the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA). This show is where those who shape the future of the automotive aftermarket will gather. Attendance for the AAPEX Show includes over 39,000 buyers and more than 130,000 domestic and international industry professionals. The AAPEX Show focuses on original equipment and products to service vehicles.

About CompuSystems
CompuSystems is a leading provider of registration, data management, data analytics and lead retrieval services. Our mission is to help event organizers, exhibitors and attendees achieve the best possible trade show experience. For more information about CompuSystems’ industry-leading services, please visit

CompuSystems Reaches Renewal Agreements With Three Clients

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – CompuSystems, Inc. (CSI), announced it has reached contract renewal agreements with a trio of clients to provide registration, data analytics and lead retrieval services -- the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA), and WATT Global Media.

AANS, a CSI partner for the last eight years, signed a three-year agreement through 2021 for its Annual Scientific Meeting show. DEMA, a CSI partner for more than 15 years, signed on for another two years (2018-19) for its annual DEMA Show. Meanwhile, WATT Global Media extended its partnership with CSI for its Petfood Forum show by three years (2019-21).

“We are excited to extend our partnerships with these clients of ours,” said Chris Williams, CompuSystems President. “We look forward to bringing them innovative new products and services and helping them make registration for their event the best it can be.”

About AANS
Founded in 1931 as the Harvey Cushing Society, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) is a scientific and educational association with more than 10,000 members worldwide. The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to provide the highest quality of neurosurgical care to the public. Fellows of the AANS are board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or the Mexican Council of Neurological Surgery, A.C.

About DEMA
DEMA is the trade association for the international scuba diving industry. With more than 1,400 Member business members, DEMA's mission is bringing businesses together to grow the Diving Industry worldwide.

About WATT Global Media
As an industry innovator, WATT Global Media has connected buyers and sellers in the poultry, animal feed and pet food industries through its media channels for 100 years.

About CompuSystems
CompuSystems is a leading provider of registration, data management, data analytics and lead retrieval services. Our mission is to help event organizers, exhibitors and attendees achieve the best possible trade show experience. For more information about CompuSystems’ industry-leading services, please visit

CompuSystems and the Specialty Coffee Association Renew Partnership

Downers Grove, Ill. –8/7/18 – The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) renewed its contract with CompuSystems through 2020. CompuSystems will provide registration, data analytics and lead retrieval services for The Specialty Coffee Expo.
“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with The SCA. We greatly appreciate and enjoy the collaboration with their team and look forward to being part of another 2 years of working alongside them.” Jen Mitchell, VP Business Development.

About The Specialty Coffee Association:
The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is a nonprofit, membership-based association built on foundations of openness, inclusivity, and the power of shared knowledge. From coffee farmers to baristas and roasters, our membership spans the globe, encompassing every element of the coffee value chain. SCA acts as a unifying force within the specialty coffee industry and works to make coffee better by raising standards worldwide through a collaborative and progressive approach. Dedicated to building an industry that is fair, sustainable, and nurturing for all, SCA draws on years of insights and inspiration from the specialty coffee community.

The Toy Association Renews Contract with CompuSystems

Downers Grove, Ill. – 7/24/18 – The Toy Association renewed its contract with CompuSystems through 2020, extending a 10-year partnership between the two organizations. CompuSystems will provide registration, data analytics and lead retrieval services for both of their events, Toy Fair and Fall Toy Preview.

“Extending contracts with current clients such as The Toy Association is something we take great pride in ”, said Chris  Williams, President of CompuSystems. “It's the highest compliment we as a company can receive. We’re thrilled to continue our long-term relationship with The Toy Association and look forward to helping them achieve their business goals in the years to come.”

About The Toy Association: Founded in 1916, The Toy Association™, Inc. is the not-for-profit trade association representing all businesses that design, produce, license, and deliver toys and youth entertainment products for kids of all ages. Our 950+ members drive the annual $27 billion U.S. domestic toy market, and our organization has a long history of propelling the health and growth of the toy industry, which has an annual U.S. economic impact of $110.9 billion.

Reed Renews Contract with CompuSystems

Downers Grove, Ill. – 7/10/18 – CompuSystems renewed its contract with Reed Exhibitions through 2019. CompuSystems has been providing full-service registration for Reed for the past 33 years.

“We are excited to continue our long-running partnership with Reed Exhibitions”, said Chris Williams, President of CompuSystems. “Our team remains focused on providing innovative products and world-class service to help Reed achieve their goals.”

About Reed Exhibitions:
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with a growing portfolio of over 500 events in 30 countries, and a staff of 3,900 exhibition specialists. Their events serve 43 key industry sectors, and in 2016 they brought together over 7 million active event participants to drive sales, network and learn.

Concierge App

Concierge App

An app for show organizers to use while onsite to help their exhibitors drive specific registrants to their booths. With the app in hand, your staff members can visit booths and send emails on demand to the registrants the exhibitor wants to see. Key features and benefits:

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VIP Exhibitors

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First-time Exhibitors

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A tool to allow registrants to register socially. Integrated with registration, it allows attendees to spread information about your event across their social networks during the registration process. Attendees can also send personalized invites to their network, which will further increase your event’s reach and impact.

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