Events. The US quoted exhibition organiser Emerald Expositions Events has acquired Boutique Design New York (BDNY) and related assets from ST Media Group International and Hospitality Media Group. Now in its ninth year, BDNY is a trade show and conference for boutique hospitality design professionals, primarily serving the eastern United States, Canada and Europe. In addition to BDNY, Emerald is acquiring the BDwest and HX: The Hotel Experience trade shows, the Hospitality Match, Senior Lifestyle Design Match and Forum Series events, and Boutique Design, the partner magazine to BDNY. Transaction terms not disclosed. The $440m-revenue Emerald Expositions (incorporating events once owned by Miller Freeman, Nielsen, VNU and GLM) is the leading US-owned operator of B2B trade shows, operating more than 55 trade shows principally across retail, technology and construction.