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Cinemacon 2015: Global growth fuels record attendance

The Cinamecon trade show opening in Las Vegas this week is expected to draw record participation, underscoring the cinema industry's rapid global growth. Some 3,000 theater owners, studio executives, film financiers and others are registered to attend the fifth annual industry gathering, up 7% over last year and the highest number of registered delegates since the National Assn. of Theatre Owners began operating Cinemacon in 2011, said Mitch Neuhauser, the event's managing director. Including vendors and other participants, about 6,000 people are expected to converge on Las Vegas this week. Neuhauser attributed the increase to the exhibition industry's global...