ABC Kids Expo’s 2013 Show Moves Back to Vegas

ABC Kids Expo will be moving its 2013 show back to Las Vegas after feedback from industry participants, announced All Baby & Child, Inc. (ABC), the parent company and organizer of the trade show. The location for the upcoming 10th Annual Expo, to be held October 14-17, 2012, will remain at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Most of the exhibit space for the 2012 show (75 percent) has been sold.

ABC says it is working closely with Louisville officials and suppliers to address concerns for the 2012 show. Concerns being discussed include improving healthy food options and reduction in wait times, reconstructing the expo center’s Wi-Fi system, and having more restaurant options in the city on Sunday.

For more information, or to register for the 2012 show, visit www.theabcshow.com.

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Mom Talk Radio Host Named ABC Spring Conference Speaker

Award-winning author and radio talk show host, Maria T. Bailey, has been named the keynote speaker for this year’s All Baby & Child, Inc. Spring Educational Conference. The event will be held in Louisville, Kentucky this May.

Bailey is CEO of BSM Media, a full-service marketing and media firm that specializes in marketing to mothers.  BSM’s client list includes Precious Moments, Disney, Warner Bros, and more. Bailey is the author of The Ultimate Mom Book, Marketing to Moms: Getting Your Share of the Trillion Dollar Market, and Trillion Dollar Moms: Marketing to a New Generation of Mothers. Her latest book, Mom 3.0, examines how to reach moms with new technologies, such as blogs, podcasts, and social networking.

She also co-hosts The Balancing Act on Lifetime TV and the WE-Women’s Entertainment Network for Women.  On radio, Bailey is the host of  “Mom Talk Radio,” the first nationally syndicated radio show for moms.