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March 21, 2017

Convention Data Services Breaks Ground on New Corporate Headquarters

Groundbreaking — March 2017
Estimated Completion — Spring 2018

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Convention Data Services (CDS) is investing in its infrastructure and constructing a new corporate headquarters to support the company’s strategic growth. Their plan is to create at least 40 additional jobs over the next three to five years.

On March 17, 2017 the company’s executives and board members joined with town officials to celebrate the groundbreaking on the new construction. The new corporate headquarters, which will be constructed adjacent to the current CDS offices, will be located at 7 Technology Park Drive in Bourne, Massachusetts.

Convention Data Services’ New Building Will Include:

  • Approximately 30,000 square feet of office space
  • Expansive modern workspace
  • Creative and open design concept to provide an ideal environment for software development and the management of large-scale national and international events
  • Green energy-efficient solar-powered building
  • Outdoor recreational area for employees and visiting clients

Company Quick Facts:

Founded: 1986
Clients: Over 100 Business and Association clients representing major events in high-tech, manufacturing, energy, medical, healthcare, hospitality, communications, insurance and transportation.
Number of Events: 250 tradeshows annually
Largest Event: 115,600 attendees representing 112 countries, 2,400 exhibiting companies and 1,370,000 net square feet of exhibit space.
Staff: 170
Leadership: John Kimball, President and CEO; John Hawley, Chief Technology Officer; Becky Hansen, EVP of Event Services; David Lawton, EVP of Sales
Product Lines: Registration – Lead Retrieval Products and Services – Event Marketing Products and Services
Company Offices: Headquarters in Bourne, MA; Satellite Offices in Washington, D.C.; Austin, TX; Orlando, FL