IDG World Expo Mandates Labor Exclusive, Sues EACA

The trade show industry is being roiled by a new policy being implemented by high-technology trade show producer IDG World Expo. Beginning with its LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in August, the company will require exhibitor-appointed contractors (EACs) to hire labor for installation and dismantle (I&D) of exhibits not directly, but through the designated general contractor, Freeman Decorating Company, which IDG World Expo is calling a "subcontractor." The policy will then be rolled out

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