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SALLY SHANKLAND NAMED EMERALD EXPOSITIONS’ PRESIDENT AND CEOEmerald Expositions董事会任命Sally Shankland为公司总裁兼首席执行官。 Shankland将于6月1日担任新职务,并将继续担任公司董事会成员。 Emerald的临时总裁兼首席执行官菲尔·埃文斯(Phil Evans)将在长期领导人大卫·洛克纳(David Loechner)辞职时任命,他将继续担任该公司的首席财务官。
The flower of Asian civilization blooms on the world stageOn May 14, President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan held a banquet in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing to welcome the foreign leaders and guests attending the Asian Civilization Dialogue Conference. The picture shows Xi Jinping giving a speech at the banquet.
The 2nd "Belt and Road" International Cooperation Summit held a roundtable summitOn April 27th, the 2nd “Belt and Road” International Cooperation Summit held a round table summit at the Yanqi Lake International Conference Center in Beijing. President Xi Jinping presided over the meeting and delivered an opening speech. After the closing of the round table summit, Xi Jinping met with Chinese and foreign journalists to introduce the situation and main results of the roundtable summit of the 2nd "One Belt, One Road" International Cooperation Summit. This is the scene where Xi J
Thailand Bureau Extends UFI Sponsorship(Nichapa Yoswee, left, SVP for Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau, and UFI President Craig Newman seal the deal to extend sponsorship agreement.)
GLOBAL ECONOMIC IMPACT OF EXHIBITIONS FIGURE DRUMS UP EXCITEMENT FOR GED19The global economic impact of exhibitions totals $325 billion in business sales annually, according to a new report from UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry.
Opening to the general audience is more groundedLess than 200 days left before the opening of the 2nd China International Import Expo. At present, apart from the news that the exhibition area of the second session will exceed the first one, reaching 330,000 square meters, the most attractive thing is that it will be open to more ordinary audiences.
5 June 2019 is Global Exhibitions DayThe fourth edition of Global Exhibitions Day is to be held on 5 June 2019, celebrating events and exhibitions around the world.
5 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR EXHIBIT STAND OUT FROM THE CROWDIn an exhibit hall full of brands all vying for the attention of the right buyers, it can be hard for many exhibitors stand out from the pack, especially at large shows where it’s easy to get swallowed in a sea of booths and sensory overload. That’s why staying abreast of the latest exhibit trends that best support your marketing strategy can go a long way in helping you get your fair share of attention on the expo floor.
The most attractive Chinese city, Shanghai “seven consecutive championships”At the Shenzhen Forum of the 17th China International Talent Exchange Conference held yesterday, the Ministry of Science and Technology and the State Administration of Foreign Experts released the “Charming China – the most attractive Chinese city in the eyes of foreign talents” in 2018, ranking first in Shanghai. Achieve "seven consecutive championships" in this theme event. The top ten cities selected in this ranking are: Shanghai, Beijing, Hefei, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Qingdao, Tianjin,
UFI’s European Conference comes to Birmingham, UKUFI’s 2019 European Conference is taking place 15-17 May in Birmingham, UK.
AFRICAN SWINE FEVER THREAT CANCELS WORLD PORK EXPOThe National Pork Producers Council’s board of directors canceled World Pork Expo 2019 out of an abundance of caution, as African swine fever (ASF) continues to spread in China and other parts of Asia.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR DESTINATIONS INTERNATIONAL’S 2019 ANNUAL CONVENTIONDestinations International (formerly known as DMAI) has opened registration for its 2019 Annual Convention taking place in St. Louis, July 23-25. This event provides the opportunity for professionals from destination organizations to come together with peers and thought leaders inside and outside the industry.
Li Keqiang attended the opening ceremony of the China-Korean Culture and Tourism YearOn the morning of April 10, local time, Premier Li Keqiang and the Croatian Prime Minister Plenkovic attended the opening ceremony of the China-Korean Culture and Tourism Year at the Clovio Palace Art Museum in Zagreb and delivered a speech. Subsequently, the two prime ministers jointly unveiled the Year of Culture and Tourism.
JAVITS CENTER EXPANDS ITS JUNIORS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM April 10, 2019Javits Center has expanded and extended its Javits Juniors Scholarship Program, designed to support the higher education of local high school students while encouraging them to seek ways of improving their community through public service and innovative thinking.
China's financial industry is opening up to the outside worldBank of Beijing issued an announcement earlier that the bank will jointly invest 3 billion yuan with the Dutch company Anzhi Bank Co., Ltd. to establish a Sino-foreign joint venture bank. Among them, Dutch Anzhi Bank holds 51% of the newly established banks, and Bank of Beijing holds 49%. This means that China will usher in the first joint venture bank controlled by foreign capital.
EU Presidency Holds Trial Run at Prague Congress CentreThe Czech Republic, preparing for the EU presidency in 2022, hosted a “trial run” on March 19 to share the experience of presidency of Slovakia and Romania with project management presenting modern audio-visual and communication technologies.
ACQUISITION NEWS: MARKETPLACE EVENTS, REEDPOP, JSAV AND CYBERRISK ALLIANCE MAKE BIG PURCHASESThe first quarter of 2019 has been a busy one for business acquisitions in the trade show industry, with a bevy of event and event-related companies scooping up shows and companies in the quest to strengthen and expand their market reach.
The comprehensive venue of the Beijing World Expo will be fully paviledNext month, the 2019 Beijing World Garden will kick off. At present, the construction of the park project has entered the final stage, and the main venues “four halls and one heart” – the China Pavilion, the International Pavilion, the Botanical Pavilion, the Life Experience Hall and the Performing Arts Center have begun to be fully integrated.
International Focus: South American Countries Strengthen Ties with ChinaSouth American Countries Strengthen Ties with China
The consumer market started to stabilize this yearService consumption showed strong momentum; online sales of physical goods increased rapidly; consumption of cultural office supplies, communication equipment, cosmetics and gold, silver and jewellery accelerated; consumption prices rose moderately
Some booths of the second session of the Expo have been “full”Promote consumption, do three things well this year
PRA Expands Into Rapidly-Growing Louisville MarketPRA, a leader in the business events industry, with the broadest-owned network of offices in the Americas, is expanding its reach by opening a new PRA Louisville office in the rapidly-growing Louisville, Kentucky, market, according to Tony Lorenz, CEO of PRA. PRA Louisville specializes in event design, transportation solutions, entertainment and a wide variety of interactive activities and experiences unique to the Louisville region.
HERE’S WHAT TRADE SHOW PROFESSIONALS REALLY WANT IN EVENT TECHNOLOGYIf you could create the perfect event tech platform that would solve all of your event-related issues while helping you to achieve your ultimate trade show goals, what would that technology look like? We posed this question to three seasoned trade show professionals and here’s what they had to say.
The world is full of confidence in China's future developmentIn the past few days, the major Italian media have paid close attention to the convening of the two sessions in China. They believe that the two sessions are an important window for observing China's development achievements. Especially in the context of the economic globalization encountering twists and turns, multilateralism and the free trade system, the two universities released A series of positive signals are critical to the future of the world.
CEIR RELEASES FINAL REPORT IN ATTENDEE ROI PLAYBOOK SERIESThe Center for Exhibition Industry Research has released the seventh and final report in its Attendee ROI Playbook series, a multiple fact sheet series that identifies general attendee practices while delivering insights on differences by specific attendee categories.
THE REST OF THE STORY: VISIT DALLAS SPEAKS OUT FOLLOWING CITY AUDITCVBs are thrilled to be in headlines when it comes to stories boasting record tourism to their respective cities, often for which they deserve credit. Yet Visit Dallas could have done without the media blitz that ensued this month following the release of an audit in January that revealed numbers viewed as unsavory to some.
2019, more tax cuts and "feet"From January 1st, 2019, six special personal deduction policies for children's education, continuing education, major medical care, housing loan interest, housing rent, and support for the elderly will be officially implemented. Taxpayers can report special additional deduction information according to regulations. Enjoy the tax reform dividend... At the beginning of the opening year, a series of tax reduction and fee reduction policies have allowed the people to experience a real sense of gain.
FEBRUARY TRADE SHOW WRAP-UP: HIMSS, WORLD OF ASPHALT, IBS AND KBISHere’s a glimpse inside of some of this month’s top trade shows, which brought together industry professionals specializing in home building, health care technologies and more.
TRADE SHOW INDUSTRY Q4 GROWTH TICKS UP 2.5 PERCENT: 1.9 PERCENT FOR 2018 OVERALLDespite headwinds, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research reports that the recent growth of the exhibition industry continued during the fourth quarter of 2018.
National Development and Reform Commission: Doing Four Work Well to Construct Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Dawan DistrictLuo Wen responded at the press conference of "Outline of Development Planning for Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Dawan District" held by the Information Office of the State Council.
LIVE EVENTS GAINING GREATER EXECUTIVE SUPPORT, BIZZABO STUDY FINDSWhile event professionals have long touted the power of the events they plan, many have not previously had great support from leadership in this area. The good news is that the data shows that to be changing.
FEBRUARY TECH BYTES: WI-FI LOVE, GETTING LOST, HUMANLESS CHECK-IN AND MOREWho can say no to faster, more reliable Wi-Fi?Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center Dallas got a wireless upgrade this year thanks to Smart City Networks, which installed a new distributed antenna system (DAS) to expand the cellular service coverage and capacity at the facilit
The second session of the Expo will stage a "war""This is a high-profile, high-quality, high-level international event, which has been highly recognized and positively evaluated by the international community. It is a great initiative and an important milestone in the history of international trade."
ASAE’S CAE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS ARE CHANGINGASAE today announced two changes to its Certified Association Executive (CAE) Program. The biggest takeaway is that the experience requirement for candidates employed as an association CEO or another C-suite-level position has been reduced to one year.
EVENTS INDUSTRY LAUNCHES GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY PRINCIPLESLast month, representatives of global events, tourism and sustainability bodies ushered in the new year with the launch of four Principles for Sustainable Events designed to guide and motivate event organizers worldwide to embrace and implement green practices.
2019, the world is optimistic about the Chinese economy.At present, the global economy is under pressure. The World Bank believes that the world economy will begin to enter a period of low growth and high systemic risk from 2019. The International Monetary Fund has also recently lowered its global economic growth forecast for this year and next. In the new year, the issue of development is undoubtedly still a hot spot in the world.
MAGIC FASHION MARKETPLACE TO UNIFY UNDER ONE ROOFThe biannual MAGIC fashion trade show is reinventing itself by offering a new one-stop shopping experience at a single venue, following feedback from MAGIC buyers.
NEW LOGISTICS SOFTWARE FROM CADMIUMCD EASES PLANNERS’ TEDIOUS PROCESSESEvent management software company, CadmiumCD, has launched Conference Harvester Logistics, a logistics management software designed to automate resource allocation while cutting down on what can be tedious processes for event planners.
Opening is the wheel of historical progressAt the Winter Davos Forum, which was closed not long ago, the “Belt and Road” initiative has once again become the focus of global attention. Behind the year-on-year rise of the “Belt and Road” recognition is the desire of economic participants from all over the world for a new round of economic globalization. After all, if everyone "closes the door" to seek development, the final result can only be that everyone has no business to do.
CORE-APPS LAUNCHES COREALITY AUGMENTED REALITY FEATURE FOR EVENT APP PLATFORMFor those who have used augmented reality in the events space, it’s no mystery that AR can add an immersive and compelling visual experience to events and trade show booths of any size. But wouldn’t it be great if AR could be integrated into a mobile event application?
DESPITE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, WASHINGTON, D.C. IS OPEN FOR BUSINESSWith the U.S. government shutdown still in effect — and stretched longer than any other in history — many association meeting planners and trade show organizers are concerned about how this might impact their events.
Since January 1, 2019, China has adjusted some import and export tariffs.It was reviewed and approved by the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council and submitted to the State Council for approval. Since January 1, 2019, the import and export tariffs for some commodities have been adjusted.
Q&A – the role of data in exhibitionsHow do you get around low connectivity at an exhibition venue and turn this into a competitive advantage?
SCHEDULE, MANAGE AND ANALYZE STRATEGIC MEETINGS AT EVENTS WITH JIFFLENOWMeeting scheduling can be the bane of an event planner’s existence. Anyone who has ever tried to coordinate multiple schedules in order to book meetings or demos at trade shows or conferences knows how difficult it can be – the phrase “herding cats” springs to mind.
Pilot! Advancing towards high quality developmentIn the process of China’s economic development, it is destined to be extraordinary in 2018.
AEM LAUNCHES CONEXPO CONNECT DIGITAL MARKETPLACE FOR THE GLOBAL CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRYThe Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), in partnership with Balluun, has launched CONEXPO Connect, an online B2B marketplace serving the global construction industry.
DATA SECURITY PROPOSAL WINS FIRST PCMA NORTH AMERICAN STUDENT COMPETITIONA team of hospitality students from Kansas State University in Kansas won PCMA’s inaugural Business Events Industry Student Challenge for proposing how to protect personal data of people attending business events.
Xi Jinping Meets with Foreign Guests of "2018 International Forum"On December 12, President Xi Jinping met at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing to attend the foreign guests of the "2018 International Forum." This was before the meeting, Xi Jinping and the foreign guests collective photo.
NEW HANNOVER FAIRS USA TRADE SHOW WILL FOCUS ON SMART FACTORY INNOVATIONHannover Fairs USA (HFUSA) and Deutsche Messe are gearing up to launch Digital Industry USA (DIG/IN USA), a biennial Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) trade show focused on smart factory innovation and implementation.
Freeman acquires US agency mdgFreeman has acquired mdg, a full-service event marketing and public relations agency based in the US.
Expand import and escort China's foreign trade, stable and balanced developmentSince the beginning of this year, China's imports have shown a trend of increasing quantity and quality. According to the latest statistics released by the General Administration of Customs, in the first 11 months of this year, the year-on-year growth rate of China's cargo imports was 14.6%, much higher than the growth rate of 8.2% of goods exports. Moreover, the trade surplus has narrowed significantly by 21.1%.
Can sustainability look good AND be good for business?The battle to get large company clients interested in sustainability is basically over. They’re talking about it at the very least, or else they’re forming and exercising environmental and social impact policies. Sustainability is on the strategic agenda to stay. But other debates remain, including how to convince clients that sustainable can also be beautiful and, at the same time, make good business sense. Closer to home, we all still work in an industry that’s a long way from being a credible
BUSINESS CONTRACTS RENEWALS ABOUND AS 2018 COMES TO A CLOSEThe Exhibition Services & Contractors Association Extended its management agreement with Augusta Group Management through 2023.
China's foreign trade development volume is stable and excellentOn December 8, the statistics released by the General Administration of Customs showed that in the first 11 months of this year, the total value of China's import and export of goods has exceeded the previous year's total, reaching 27.88 trillion yuan, an increase of 11.1% over the same period last year. Among them, the total value of China's imports and exports in November was 2.83 trillion yuan, an increase of 9.1%.
10 NOT-TO-MISS EXPERIENCES AT IAEE’S EXPO! EXPO! 2018It’s no wonder that Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting and Exhibition is considered the “show for shows.”
CEIR REPORTS 1 PERCENT Q3 UPTICK IN OVERALL TRADE SHOW INDUSTRY GROWTHDespite uncertainty on where U.S. trade negotiations stand with China, coupled with an unstable stock market and the global economy slowing down overall, the latest Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports that the recent growth of the exhibition industry continued during the third quarter of 2018.
China will unswervingly follow the road of reform and opening upWithout reform and opening up, there will be no China today, and there will be no China tomorrow.
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre sets new standards for cateringThe Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) has announced a number of new appointments to its 330-strong catering team, which has served over 2.4 million patrons over the past year.
TARSUS GROUP PROMOTES RACHEL WIMBERLY TO VP, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, TARSUS USUK.-based Tarsus Group has promoted Tarsus Media President Rachel Wimberly to VP of Business Development, Tarsus US.
China and the United States reach consensus on economic and trade issuesAccording to Xinhua News Agency, local time on the evening of December 1, President Xi Jinping and US President Trump met in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After the meeting, the relevant person in charge of the Chinese economic and trade team told reporters that the two heads of state discussed the Sino-US economic and trade issues and reached a consensus.
SHORT AND LONG-TERM STRATEGIES ARE KEY TO GREENING EVENTSEvents are mirrors of the organizations and industries they serve, reflecting their values and priorities. Therefore, it’s no surprise that green initiatives have flooded the events industry as more and more companies include sustainability goals and practices in their missions. And just as sustainable practices can be good for business, reducing costs and potentially raising customer loyalty, for example, they can also be great for events for many of the same reasons.
Basel set for a record-breaking year in 20192019 is set to be a record-breaking year for the Congress Centre Basel (CCB) in Switzerland, which is expecting a greater number of events and attendees than ever before.
Sino-Russian Energy Business Forum opens in BeijingXinhua News Agency, Beijing, November 29th The China-Russia Energy Business Forum opened on the 29th at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse. Han Zheng, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council, attended the opening ceremony and read a congratulatory letter from President Xi Jinping and delivered a speech.
Italian Exhibition Group float private placement share offerItalian Exhibition Group announced, 27 November, it has filed an application to list its shares on the Italian Stock Exchange through a private placement exclusively reserved for qualified investors in Italy and institutional investors abroad.
PERSONIFY ACQUIRES EVENTS MANAGEMENT AND OPTIMIZATION PLATFORM A2Z, INC.In a significant mergers and acquisitions deal on the supplier side of the trade show industry, Personify, a provider of technology solutions for associations and non-profit organizations, has acquired a2z, Inc., an award-winning events management and optimization platform for event planners and show organizers.
G20 Digital Economy Development Status and Improvement StrategyThe Thirteenth Summit of the G20 Leaders, to be held in Argentina from November 30th to December 1st, will focus on topics such as the world economy, trade and investment, and the digital economy. At the 2016 G20 Hangzhou Summit, multinational leaders signed the "G20 Digital Economy Development and Cooperation Initiative", the world's first digital economic policy document signed by leaders of many countries. The 2017 G20 Hamburg Summit also listed the digital economy as one of the main topics.
Los Angeles Convention Center hires Vice President of Operations and Vice President of FinanceThe Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, has announced the appointment of Shaun Davis, CVP (pictured left) as the new Vice President of Operations and Ben Zarhoud, CPA (right) as the new Vice President of Finance.
The power of socialEarlier this year, Easyfairs announced that it would be rolling out Gleanin’s social referral platform across its international trade event portfolio. EW caught up with the organiser and tech company to find out more.
The second phase of the exhibition venue management training (VMT) began to registerWith the accelerated development of the exhibition industry, the construction speed of exhibition halls across the country has obviously accelerated, and the competition between exhibition halls has become increasingly fierce. At the same time, the shortage of professionals in China's exhibition venues has always existed and needs to be improved. In order to improve the professional quality of talents in China's exhibition venues and related institutions, and promote the rapid improvement of the
NEW WHITE PAPER DIVES DEEP INTO SUSTAINABILITY IN MEETINGS AND EVENTSThe United Nations defines sustainability as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. However, there has been some murkiness as to what exactly that means with regard to events and what the definition of sustainability is for the events industry.
CRÉDIT AGRICOLE ASSURANCES PLANS TO TAKE CHARTERHOUSE CAPITAL STAKE IN COMEXPOSIUMCrédit Agricole Assurances has entered into exclusive discussions with Charterhouse Capital Partners with a view to acquiring its stake in the Comexposium group.
Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge opened "full moon"The highly anticipated Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge was officially opened to traffic on the 24th of last month. On the occasion of the full moon opening of the bridge, the Ministry of Transport said that the operation of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge has achieved the expected goal of “safe, convenient, orderly and smooth”. As of 24:00 on November 20, the passenger volume of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge was about 1.79 million, with an average of about 64,000 passengers per day and a max
Seoul MICE Week helps build local AllianceBusiness events professionals gathered in Korea at the Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas this week for the Seoul MICE Forum.
Acquisitions and investment for Nineteen GroupNineteen Group has announced the acquisition of Western Business Exhibitions (WBE) along with investment from private equity firm Phoenix Equity Partners.
The 2nd China Industrial Design Exhibition was unveiled today in HanFollowing the successful launch of the first China Industrial Design Exhibition in Han Dynasty last year, the second China Industrial Design Exhibition was unveiled in Han on the morning of November 23, 2018. The exhibition attracted industrial design companies, associations and universities from home and abroad. According to statistics, the number of exhibitors at the exhibition was 554, and the scale of exhibitors was high. Shanghai Commercial Aircraft, AVIC, Hebei Great Wall Motor and other r
Industry News: Building the World’s Largest Convention CenterOfficials for the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center in China presented at IMEX America on Oct. 16 and screened a video showing renderings of the project, statistics, transportation options and a time lapse of previous construction.
Shenzhen World signs multi-year Diamond Sponsorship Agreement with UFIUFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has officially announced that Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Centre (Shenzhen World) will join its exclusive roster of UFI Diamond Sponsors.
Leading the trend of open cooperation, opening a new path of common developmentPresident Xi Jinping attended the 26th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, visited Papua New Guinea, Brunei and the Philippines, and met with leaders of the Pacific island countries in Papua New Guinea to gather a broader consensus and achieve more for common development and progress. Powerful
dmg events opens new office in EgyptInternational events organisers dmg events has opened a new office in Egypt, as part of its continued expansion into Africa.
NEW BUSINESS CONTRACTS: A BEVY OF TRADE SHOW COMPANIES RENEW PARTNERSHIPS, INK NEW DEALSSeveral trade show organizing, venue management and event services companies have been busy renewing contracts and snagging new business with a host of industry suppliers.
Leading the healthy development of economic globalizationA few days ago, at the APEC Business Leaders Summit held in Papua New Guinea, Pacific Island State, President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech entitled "Together to create a better future", emphasizing that the development of the world economy must adhere to openness, development, tolerance, innovation and rule orientation. International people interviewed by this reporter believe that President Xi Jinping's keynote speech provides a clear road map for the development of the world economy.
Qatar National Tourism Council signs multi-year Diamond Sponsorship deal with UFIUFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has signed up the Qatar’s National Tourism Council (NTC) as a Diamond Sponsor. The parties have also signed an accompanying Framework Agreement, which looks at ways to develop the exhibition industry in Qatar.
NEW FREEMAN STUDY SHOWS MARKETERS ARE GETTING SERIOUS ABOUT DATAData has never been such a big focus for corporate marketers, according to The Freeman Data Benchmark Study, a new report by brand experience company, Freeman. In fact, data plays a critical role in all aspects of corporate marketing, the study shows, from developing successful marketing strategies and campaigns to deciding where to allocate budgets and best reach target audiences.
China responds: APEC leaders’ informal meeting did not issue a declaration, mainly for this reasonThe APEC meeting did not issue a leader's declaration, and the Foreign Ministry spokesperson Yu Shuang responded According to Voice of China, "Literature" at the regular press conference of the Foreign Ministry on the 19th, a reporter asked: The 26th APEC Economic Leaders' Informal Meeting failed to issue a leader's declaration at the end of the meeting. The US officials said that it was because of China’s opposition that they failed to reach a consensus.
IBTM Trends Watch highlights importance of techAn early preview of IBTM’s annual IBTM Trends Watch report has revealed that, despite ongoing economic and geopolitical instability, the future of the meetings and events industry looks bright, thanks in part to the relentless march of technological innovation.
MIAMI TO MOVE FORWARD WITH CONVENTION CENTER HEADQUARTER HOTEL PROJECTLast week, an overwhelming majority of voters from the City of Miami Beach approved the lease of public land for a privately-funded convention headquarter hotel that will be connected to the newly renovated and reimagined $620 million Miami Beach Convention Center.
The first China International Import Expo has fruitful resultsFrom November 5th to 10th, with the theme of “New Era, Sharing the Future”, the first China International Import Expo (hereinafter referred to as the Expo) attracted 172 countries, regions and international organizations to participate, more than 3,600 companies participated. 400,000 domestic and foreign buyers attended the conference to negotiate purchases, with a total exhibition area of 300,000 square meters. What are the characteristics and highlights of this session? What have been the main
Linkedin launches new platform Linkedin EventsCareer network site Linkedin has announced the launch of Linkedin Events, a new feature which will allow users to join and create professional events, invite connections and have conversations.
UFI extends its partnership with SISOUFI, the global association of the exhibitions industry, has announced an extension of its collaborative agreement with the society of independent show organisers (SISO).
Embrace a smarter, safer and more trusted internetUnmanned driving, human-computer interaction, intelligent interconnection, and remote assistance... With the theme of “Creating a Digital World of Mutual Trust and Co-Governance – Joining Hands to Build a Network Space Destiny Community”, the 5th World Internet Conference held in Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province recently depicted A digital life picture at your fingertips. From the initial design concept to the current landing, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, blockchain and other stunning d
APEX international trade fair returns to MECC MaastrichtAPEX, the international trade fair for mobile work platforms, will be returning to Maastricht in 2020 for its tenth edition.
German organisers have already planned 324 overseas exhibitions for 2019German exhibition organisers are planning 324 foreign trade fairs in 37 countries next year.
The APEC meeting will bring together the asia-pacific economic developmentThe 26th APEC economic leaders' meeting will be held in Papua New Guinea from November 17 to 18.It will be the sixth consecutive APEC economic leaders' meeting attended or hosted by Chinese President xi jinping, reflecting the high importance China attaches to asia-pacific economic cooperation.
UFI launches the 2019 UFI AwardsUFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has announced the launch of the 2019 UFI Awards.
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS REVEALS 2018 AWARD WINNERSThe International Association of Exhibitions and Events unveiled this year’s recipients of its awards program, which recognizes IAEE members and member companies who have made outstanding contributions to the exhibitions and events industry.
Li delivers speech at 'Singapore lectureOn the morning of November 13, local time, premier li keqiang of the state council delivered a keynote speech entitled "creating and sharing prosperity in open and inclusive communications" at the "Singapore lecture" and answered on-site questions.
British Airways launch partnership with ExCel LondonBritish Airways and ExCeL London have launched a year-long collaboration that will grant BA exclusive airline partner status.
WORLD TRADE CENTER LAS VEGAS PARTNERS WITH WORLD TRADE CENTER SASKATOONThe Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), owner and producer of CES, have expanded their North American business partnerships by establishing an official Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the World Trade Center Las Vegas and the World Trade Center Saskatoon in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Into the fair return speech openThe fair gathers the voice of demand and features of supply.For many observers, expo 2010 is like a watchtower, where China's regional economy can be upgraded, the flow of global trade flows and the future pattern of Chinese imports can be seen.
James Rees elected new ICCA PresidentExCeL London’s Executive Director James Rees was elected the new President of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) at the General Assembly during the association’s 57th Congress in Dubai, 11 November.
IBTM WORLD ANNOUNCES 2018 TECH WATCH AWARD SHORTLISTThe finalists for the 2018 IBTM World Technology Watch award have been selected. The shortlist comprises technology companies with innovative new products or services relevant to the meetings, incentive, conference and events (MICE) industry.
Let the sea of Chinese economy more magnificentThe sea is bigger than the water. China's 40 years of reform and opening up is a history of struggle.
Informa confident on profit growth and says ‘combination phase’ with UBM now completeGlobal organiser Informa group has reported underlying revenue growth of 3.9% and completion on schedule of the combination phase – Accelerated Integration Plan (AIP) – for absorbing the UBM business. The company released the news in a trading update for 10 months ending 31 October 2018.
JOIN #EXPOCHAT: WHY PERSONALIZATION MARKETING MATTERS FOR EVENTSThe days of mass marketing with a “one size fits all” message are over! Event and trade show marketers are getting more and more savvy on how to use audience intelligence to craft effective messages to drive participation.
China international import expo exhibitor alliance was formally establishedOn November 6, 2018, China international import expo exhibitor alliance was formally established in the national convention and exhibition center (Shanghai), whose members are multinational top 500 and industry leading enterprises who have signed up to participate in the first import expo and the second import expo 2019.
INTERNATIONAL MARKET CENTERS ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM, UNVEILS LONG-RANGE PLANSOn the heels of its recent merger with AmericasMart in Atlanta, International Market Centers has announced a new executive leadership team and a preview of its long-range plans for its furnishings, home décor, gift and apparel Markets and continued capital investment.
NEW YORK CITY AND PUERTO RICO FORM NEW TOURISM ALLIANCELast month, NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization and Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico’s newly established destination marketing organization, signed a first-ever partnership to boost tourism between the two destinations
Building a digital world of global mutual trust and governanceOn November 7, the fifth world Internet conference, themed "creating a digital world of mutual trust and governance -- building a community of Shared future in cyberspace", opened in wuzhen.From the first "connectivity, sharing power-sharing, to the third" promote "open sharing digital economy development, to the fifth" to create mutual trust to rule the digital world ", the theme of the world conference on the Internet is changing, but fate community to take China for the construction of networ
Live Streaming Lets 5,000 Additional Attendees View Event at ESH CongressMore than 5.000 additional attendees in the Chinese medical community were reached at the European Hypertension Meetings Congress held in Barcelona thanks to live streaming. AIM Group has organized the ESH Congress from its very first editions, with goals through congress after congress to enable innovative approaches, grow attendance and attract new sponsors. The 2018 edition, in particular, had the objective to broaden the association’s reach, opening up new markets and mindsets while maintain
Deutsche Messe acquires Chinese Laser FairHannover-based Deutsche Messe has moved to acquire a controlling interest in LaserFair Shenzhen, an established trade show for laser technology that is held annually in the southern China city, which has a population of over 12.5m.
The world is moving forward in a grand way"China sincerely opens its market to other countries. China's international import expo should not only be held every year, but also be held to a higher level, more effective and better quality."
UFI releases research on women in the exhibition industryUFI announced the results of the ‘Women in the exhibitions industry’ research at its 85th Global Congress in St. Petersburg, Russia.
dmg::events appoints Chris Kilbee as Senior Vice PresidentInternational organiser dmg::events has announced the appointment of Chris Kilbee as senior vice president, to lead its growing global construction portfolio.
Visit seven exhibition areas on the first day of the expo"Rotary!Jump!""Quick!Kill shot!"......Ping-pong table at both ends, wonderful "man-machine duel" is being staged.This scene actually happens in the exhibition area of intelligent and high-end equipment.The robot, FORPHEUS, brought in by omron, has become a fan base with its steady movements and flexible posture.
Why North Africa is emerging as a destination for MICE businessThe countries of North Africa are once again attracting attention from global business event organisers, with several city destinations in the region emerging as hotspots for all types of tourism, and MICE business is high on the agenda.
Is ‘mixed reality’ the future of the event industry?The Event Industry Hackathon, which took place on 31 October and 1 November in RAI Amsterdam, gave 50 hackers, divided over eight teams, 24 hours to solve various challenges in the event sector.
Xi and peng welcome guests to attend the expoOn the evening of November 4, President xi jinping and his wife peng liyuan held a banquet in Shanghai to welcome guests from all countries attending the first China international import expo.The picture shows xi delivering a speech.
Event Horizon: Do you understand the younger generation?“A region in spacetime beyond which events cannot affect an outside observer.” Event Horizon is a column by new EW recruit Stuart Wood, taking a look at the events industry from a newcomer’s perspective. In this second instalment, he treads the perilous waters of Instagram, millennials and avocado toast to bring back some tips for the event industry’s older generation.
Strong October for ADNEC in Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company is set to host a series of international events during November 2018, covering key sectors such as oil, gas, real estate, investment and healthcare.
95 trading sub-groups of central enterprises participate in China international import expo95 trading sub-groups of central enterprises participate in China international import expo
Kind Malaysia helping MITEC to achieve UN’s sustainable development goalsThe Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) was recently the host of Kind Malaysia 2018, which aimed to promote responsible business practice.
DAVID LOECHNER RESIGNS AS PRESIDENT AND CEO OF EMERALD EXPOSITIONSDavid Loechner has stepped down as president and CEO of Emerald Expositions and as a member of the company’s Board of Directors, effective as of the close of business on November 8.
The fair "reveals the plot" new technologyThe first China international import expo (hereinafter referred to as "expo") has entered the final countdown.General electric, qualcomm, jaguar land rover, astrazeneca, Fuji, omron, Germany, Korean samsungMore than 2000 exhibitors from all over the world, is flexing its muscles, ready to show global new technology and new products in the mutton bustin stage: bring some advanced 5 g technology and artificial intelligence products, or hope that through an intelligent, digital solutions, the help
Record attendance as 85th UFI Congress kicks off in St PetersburgOver 450 global event professional representing UFI members in more than 54 countries have gather in St Petersburg, Russia, for the association’s global congress, taking place from 31 October to 3 November.
CVENT ACQUIRES SOCIAL TABLESIn an effort to improve collaboration between planners and venues while growing its market share, event technology provider, Cvent, has acquired Social Tables.
The official construction of the national pavilion of the expo was completedOn October 30, the national pavilion of the first China international import expo completed the construction work, and it is expected that the national pavilion will complete all the layout work in the next few days.
Airbus, Boeing and Uber fly in for Amsterdam Drone WeekAircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing will join Europe’s drone specialists at RAI Amsterdam, 26-30 November for Amsterdam Drone Week. They, and passenger transporter Uber, are the big names partnering on the inaugural event.
EXPERIENCE ATLANTIC CITYAtlantic City is a hidden gem along the New Jersey shoreline, offering visitors much more than a seaside destination. As Atlantic City has gone through numerous transitions, the destination is in the midst of the dawn of a new era, drawing from its rich history to meet the demands of the future.
Xi will attend the opening ceremony and deliver a speechBeijing, Oct. 29 (xinhua) -- the ministry of commerce held a press briefing for Chinese and foreign media on Oct. 29.Fu ziying, international trade negotiator and vice minister of commerce, introduced President xi jinping's attendance at the opening ceremony of the first China international import expo. Vice minister of commerce wang bingnan answered questions from the press.
Hosted Buyer Recruitment Heats Up for IBTM World 2018The organizers of IBTM World 2018, scheduled Nov. 27-29 at Fira Barcelona, have announced strong Hosted Buyer recruitment for this year’s edition, with an increase in first-time Hosted Buyers. Numbers are up 5 percent this year to 48 percent. Hosted Buyers from North America are up 5 percent year-on-year and Asia’s are up 2 percent year-on-year.
PSAV BUYS CANADA-BASED AV, LIVE EVENT COMPANY FMAVUS.-based audio-visual and live event company PSAV has acquired FMAV, an audio-visual and live event production company in Canada.
Comprehensive exhibition industry chain development strategic alliance was established in yubeiThe signing ceremony of Yubei District exhibition industry association, chongqing national tourism center, airport modern service industry investment promotion company, municipal tourism chamber of commerce, regional catering association and other units was held recently on the development of the airport exhibition economy in chongqing, China in 2018.After the establishment of the alliance, it will further improve the urban function of exhibition services, perfect the service chain of exhibition
IELA Security Guidelines Launched at IELA CONNECT in ShanghaiPictured L-R: Evan Li from UFI China Office; Xianjin Chen from the Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Industries Association; Vicki Bedi, IELA Chairman; Thomas Löffler from Messe Muenchen Shanghai Co., Ltd.; and Guido Fornelli, IELA vice chairman during the presentation of the IELA Security Guidelines.
IMEX AMERICA HIGHLIGHTS LANDMARK WEEK FOR EVENT INDUSTRYBilled as the incentive travel, meetings and events industry’s largest trade show in the U.S., IMEX America 2018broke its own records for success last week. Held Oct. 16-18 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, this was the show’s eighth consecutive year in Las Vegas.
Xi jinping: hold high the banner of reform and opening-up for a new eraXi jinping, general secretary of the communist party of China (CPC) central committee and President of the central military commission, visits guangdong from oct 22 to 25.On the morning of October 24, xi visited the exhibition "spring tide begins the pearl river -- the 40th anniversary of guangdong's reform and opening-up" in shenzhen.
New chatbot ‘Jawab’ feature unveiled by ADNECAbu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has announced the launch of an online chatbot platform ‘Jawab,’ which has been created to respond directly to event-related questions from exhibitors, organizers and visitors.
INDIANA AND ORANGE COUNTY CONVENTION CENTERS GET READY TO GROWAs cities across the U.S. continue to make significant investments in major expansions and upgrades to their convention centers in order to better compete for group business, two more facilities are joining the flurry of construction projects.
Xi jinping: building a new era of reform and opening-upXi jinping thought The establishment of the pilot free trade zone is a strategic move of the CPC central committee to promote reform and opening-up in the new era, which has a milestone significance in the process of reform and opening-up in China. For the future, on the basis of in-depth summary evaluation, continue to emancipate the mind, and actively explore, strengthen overall planning and innovation, constantly improve the level of development of free trade area, more can copy can promote
EMECA forecasts revenue growth and appoints RAI’s Van der Sluis as President electMaurits van der Sluis, COO of RAI Amsterdam, has been elected President of the European Major Exhibition Centres association (EMECA) 2019-2020. He was elected at EMECA’s 2018 General Assembly, held in Fira Barcelona.
CONVENTION DATA SERVICES LAUNCHES REG STANDS ONSITE REGISTRATION SOLUTIONConvention Data Services (CDS) has launched Reg Stands, an all-in-one onsite self-check-in solution that allows show organizers to provide their attendees with a quick, easy and efficient way to check in at events.
The hong kong-zhuhai-macao bridge has officially openedThe Hong Kong section of the hong kong-zhuhai-macao bridge, consisting of the artificial island at the eastern end of the Hong Kong port and the 12km Hong Kong link to the main part of the west connecting bridge, is an important part of this super sea crossing.The hong kong-zhuhai-macao bridge in Hong Kong section (photo taken on oct 13).
IELA presents its new Security Guidelines in ShanghaiA step forward toward a safer and more secure exhibition and events industry was taken in Shanghai recently, when IELA presented its new Security Guidelines document during its inaugural IELA CONNECT event.
NEW BUSINESS CONTRACTS: CONVENTION DATA SERVICES, MCI USA, NAYLOR ALL SNAG CONTRACTSSeveral associations recently signed new contracts with suppliers to the trade show industry for housing, registration, lead management and publications.
We will face up to the challenges and work together to uphold multilateralismOn the morning of October 19, local time, premier li keqiang of the state council attended the 12th asia-europe meeting (asem) in Brussels, Belgium, and delivered an important speech entitled "jointly assuming global responsibilities and addressing global challenges".Li said that under the current situation, Asian and European countries are all facing the serious impact of unilateralism. Only by working together and practicing multilateralism can countries better grasp global opportunities and r
UK’s ESSA joins UFIThe UK’s Event Services and Suppliers Association (ESSA) has joined UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry as an ‘association’ member.
HKTDC SNAGS TWO AWARDS FROM INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCILThe Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is pleased to have received two major awards from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award in the Special Event category and Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award in the Paid Advertising Campaign category both honor the HKTDC’s Fashion Hong Kong campaign at New York Fashion Week.
Up! Forward! To the outside! -- looking at Chinese enterprises' transformation and upgrading from the Canton fairThese days, pazhou exhibition center in guangzhou, a global attention "big box" crowd surging, the atmosphere is hot. In October, guangzhou welcomed the 124th China import and export fair (Canton fair). The exhibition covers an area of over 1.18 million square meters. Buyers from more than 200 countries and regions are looking for "made in China".
Sarawak running agri-fam trip to promote agriculture growthSarawak Convention Bureau is set to spur the Malaysian state’s agriculture sector growth with plans to leverage Business Events through its new platform feeding in to government ministries and agencies – the BESarawak Alliance (BESA).a
NACS SHOW 2018 BREAKS ATTENDANCE RECORDS, GROWS SHOWFLOORThe NACS Show has broken its attendance and expo records once again. Held Oct. 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the annual four-day event for the U.S. convenience store industry attracted 25,159 industry stakeholders from 72 countries, topping 25,000 for the first time ever and beating last year’s attendance record of 24,940.
Ministry of commerce: China's foreign trade achieved rapid growth in the first three quartersMinistry of commerce: China's foreign trade achieved rapid growth in the first three quarters Beijing, Oct. 17 (xinhua) -- China's foreign trade achieved rapid growth in the first three quarters of this year, with sustained structural optimization, accelerated power transformation, improved quality and efficiency, and further consolidated its momentum of steady growth.
Cape Town ICC appoints new chief financial officerThe Cape Town International Convention Centre has announced the appointment of Wayne De Wet as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
SITE, IAEE, MPI COME TOGETHER TO LAUNCH GLOBAL MICE COLLABORATIVEDuring a press conference at 2018 IMEX America in Las Vegas, three leading associations in the meetings, trade show and incentive travel industries announced they have joined forces to develop a workforce in emerging markets outside of the U.S. and Canada.
Exhibitors at the Canton fair choose to rise to the challengeThe 124th Canton fair is the first to be held since the outbreak of trade friction between China and the us.The United States has already imposed tariffs on more than $250 billion of Chinese imports.Exhibitors at the Canton fair generally agreed that the U.S. tariff policy did pose major challenges to exporters and U.S. customers, and even led to a rush of goods and order transfers.
IBTM announces new exhibition director for IBTM WorldIBTM, part of global exhibition organiser Reed Travel Exhibitions, has announced that it has appointed David Thompson as exhibition director for IBTM World.
IAEE PARTNERS WITH BEAR ANALYTICS FOR EXPO! EXPO! 2018The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) has partnered with event-data analytics company, Bear Analytics, to provide advanced data analytics solutions and a team of analysts to enhance attendance data management for Expo! Expo!, IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, set for Dec. 11-13 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
Inflation will remain subdued this yearOn October 16, the national consumer price index (CPI) and the producer price index (PPI) for September released by the national bureau of statistics showed that CPI rose 2.5 percent year-on-year in September, up 0.7 percent month-on-month.Producer prices rose 3.6 per cent year on year and 0.6 per cent month-on-month.CPI inflation hit a seven-month high, three consecutive months in the "2 era".
MITEC signs exclusive international partnership with GICECThe Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) and Guangdong Tanzhou International Convention and Exhibition Center (GICEC) in China have sealed an exclusive collaborative partnership.
LARGEST EVER IMEX AMERICA KICKS OFF IN LAS VEGASToday is opening day for IMEX America 2018, the country’s worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events. Held annually at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, IMEX America runs Oct. 16-18.
Exporters are born "inside"On October 15, the 124th Canton fair opened, vice-minister of commerce qian keming inspected the enterprises' participation.The reporter observed that the products exhibited by the exhibitors showed more features such as innovation and high quality, new export products were more in line with consumer demands, and the overall cost was reduced, which improved the market share of the products.At the same time, with the increase of endogenous growth momentum of export enterprises, enterprises have s
FFANY AND INFORMA JOIN FORCES TO SUPPORT GROWTH OF U.S. FOOTWEAR INDUSTRYTwo large U.S. footwear trade show operators are teaming up to better meet the evolving needs of the industries they represent.
Blackstone confirms acquisition of NEC GroupPrivate equity company Blackstone has announced the acquisition of the UK’s NEC Group – encompassing the NEC, Resorts World Arena, ICC Birmingham, The Ticket Factory and more –from the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group (known as LDC) in a deal worth a reported £800m.
A trade war cannot hold China backSince this year, the us government has provoked a trade war with China, sparking and escalating the situation.In the face of trade frictions, there have been erroneous views and pessimistic views such as "the fear of America" and "the inevitability of failure".In fact, many internationally renowned scholars, mainstream media and institutions are optimistic about China's development prospects and believe that China is fully capable of safeguarding its own interests. A trade war cannot kill the mo
Blackstone nearing billion-dollar deal to buy UK’s NEC GroupAmerican private equity firm Blackstone is nearing a deal to buy NEC Group for over £800m (US $1.06bn), Sky News reported yesterday.
VISION EXPO WEST 2018 BREAKS ATTENDANCE RECORDS IN LAS VEGASVision Expo West celebrated its 30thanniversary by achieving a nearly double-digit increase in attendance compared to the year before.
China's determination to safeguard its legitimate rights and interests will not changeRecently, the us threatened to further escalate trade frictions.In response, gao feng, a spokesman for China's ministry of commerce, said at a regular briefing on Oct. 11 that China had repeatedly stressed that U.S. bullying and extreme pressure were not effective.China's original intention of safeguarding the healthy development of china-us economic and trade relations has not changed, nor will its determination to defend its legitimate rights and interests.
IMEX America launches new event appIMEX America has launched a new event app, ahead of the shows running from 16-18 October at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Las Vegas.
PCMA NAMES 2019 “20 IN THEIR 20S” HONOREESThe Professional Convention Management Association(PCMA) has cast its votes for the next generation of professional business event leaders. PCMA’s newest class of “20 in their Twenties” represent a wide variety of regions, industries and organization types.
We should deepen cooperation in all areasChinese premier li keqiang left on October 11 for the 17th meeting of the council of heads of government (prime ministers) of the Shanghai cooperation organization (sco) member states (sco) in dushanbe, tajikistan and paid an official visit to tajikistan.
The aims and ambitions of UFI’s president electFollowing this year’s UFI Congress in Russia, Craig Newman from the Johannesburg Expo Centre will begin his tenure as UFI President. Mike Fletcher caught up with him to hear his aims and ambitions.
MAJOR EXPANSION PROJECT ON THE HORIZON FOR AMERICA’S CENTER CONVENTION COMPLEX IN ST. LOUISPlans are in the works to update, modernize and expand the America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis. Dubbed the “AC Next Gen Project,” the goal of the $175 million project is to secure the facility’s place as an economic and employment driver for the entire region.
The first China international import expo held a comprehensive exerciseShanghai, Oct. 9 (xinhua) -- the first China international import expo was held on Oct. 9 in Shanghai.Hu chunhua, a member of the political bureau of the CPC central committee and vice-premier of the state council, attended and addressed relevant activities.He stressed that the first China international import expo should be a complete success by thoroughly learning and implementing the important instructions and instructions of general secretary xi jinping, making persistent efforts in accordan
DELTA CARGO TEAMS UP WITH CAREPOD TO PROVIDE SMART PET TRAVELMore than two million pets and other live animals are transported by air every year in the U.S. While the U.S. Department of Transportation offers guidelines, each airline establishes its own company policy for the proper handling of the animals they transport.
Germany’s expanding trade fairs attract more exhibitors in first halfMore exhibitors attended trade fairs in Germany in the first half of 2018, according to preliminary figures released by AUMA, The Association of the German Trade Fair Industry.
IEG Acquires Prostand & ColorcomThe Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) continues its strategy aimed at an increasingly solid coverage of the stand fitting sector by purchasing 60 percent of stand fitting company Prostand, headquartered in Poggio Torriana di Rimini, which simultaneously took over 100 percent of Colorcom Allestimenti Fieristici (which has branches in Vicenza and Milan). Earlier this year it acquired 51 percent of FB International Inc., a U.S. company with branches in New Jersey and Nevada.
China's economy is not short of strength in the second half of 2018The economy grew 6.8 percent in the first half of the year and has been in a stable range of 6.7 percent to 6.9 percent for 12 consecutive quarters Nearly 10 million urban jobs were created in the first eight months, 90 percent of the annual target Foreign exchange reserves have remained above $3 trillion and the exchange rate has been basically stable Consumption and investment accounted for more than 100% of economic growth in the first half
EEAA and AEO announce closer collaborationThe Association of Event Organisers and the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) have committed to closer collaboration following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the EEAA 2018 Global Exchange held in Sydney this week.
The opening of the fourth China (South Africa) trade fair helped Chinese enterprises to explore the African marketThe 4th China (South Africa) trade fair 2018, jointly sponsored and supported by 13 provinces and municipalities including hangzhou and guangdong province, opened in a grand ceremony at the gallagher international convention and exhibition center in Johannesburg, South Africa, on sept 26.This expo is the largest and most professional country fair hosted by China in South Africa. It is also the only independent brand expo held by China in South Africa, which has built an important bridge for sino
The Italian Exhibition Group puts focus on sustainability in Western ChinaThe Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) has inked an agreement with Chengdu ZhongLian Exhibition Co, the Chinese company that organizes Chengdu Environmental Protection Expo (CDEPE).
Prague Congress Centre Holds Counter-Terrorist DrillThe Prague Congress Centre organized, in cooperation with the Rapid Deployment Unit of the Czech Republic under the auspices of the Mayor of Prague Mgr. Adriana Krnáčová, MBA and Police President Genmjr. Mgr. Tomáš Tuhý, Ph. D,. an extensive counter-terrorist drill. The event took place on Sept. 10 & 11 on the premises of the Prague Congress Centre and in the immediate vicinity of the building and served as an important test after the modernization and introduction of new security systems in the
Happy holidays to our motherlandAs the National Day approaches, the flower beds in tian 'anmen square are all finished. The giant flower basket, which symbolizes unity and endeavor, officially meets with tourists, adding a warm and festive, joyous and auspicious atmosphere to the festival.
Industry leaders oversee new venues and growth in IndiaThis September, the Executive Committee of UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, met in Delhi.
INTERNATIONAL HOUSEWARES ASSOCIATION AND FERN EXPO LEND A HAND TO HELP HURRICANE FLORENCE VICTIMSNever say the trade show industry isn’t comprised of plenty of generous, kind-hearted people who are ready to lend a hand to those in need, especially in the face of natural disasters.
The quality of China's economic development is improvingWashington has upgraded tariffs on Chinese imports, in the wishful thinking that could shake the pace of Chinese growth and force Beijing to back down.International public opinion generally believes that the domestic market is more and more important to China's economic growth, and the us tariff measures have limited impact on China's economy. China's economy is fully capable of hedging its impact by expanding domestic demand and promoting high-quality development, and promoting economic transfo
A2Z LAUNCHES NEW BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE & REPORTING ENGINE FOR B2B EVENTS INDUSTRYCloud-based event management and marketing solutions technology provider, a2z has officially launched its new Business Intelligence & Reporting Engine for the B2B events industry.
LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER CLAIMS STATUS AS FIRST U.S. CONVENTION CENTER WITH PERMANENT 5G NETWORKThe Los Angeles Convention Center has claimed bragging rights for being the first convention center in the U.S. to permanently install a 5G wireless network.
The standing committee of the state council will push forward measures to promote opening-upPremier li keqiang chaired an executive meeting of the state council on September 26 to determine measures to boost the landing of major foreign investment projects, reduce import tariffs on some goods and speed up customs clearance facilitation, so as to promote a higher level of opening-up, according to the Chinese government website.
New interactive Exploratory Zone announced for IBTM World 2018IBTM has announced the introduction of a new and immersive technology showcase at its forthcoming IBTM World event, which takes place in Barcelona from 27-29 November 2018.
HONG KONG CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTRE, MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL LAUNCH INITIATIVES TO CUT PLASTIC WASTEA single plastic straw, which might be used for about 15 minutes, will never fully decompose. That depressing fact has inspired two major players in the exhibitions, meetings and hospitality industries to launch a series of sustainability initiatives designed to give single-use plastic waste the boot.
The momentum of economic globalization cannot be changedBeijing, sept 25 (reporter wang ke) 25, the new state held a press conference.Guo weimin, deputy director of the state council information office spokesman introduction "about the fact that china-us economic and trade frictions with China's position, the white paper about it, he said, in the face of complex and changeable international situation, China will always be with the world, bear justice, he walked, the general trend, unswervingly safeguard the multilateral trade system, unswervingly pro
Airport Authority Hong Kong acquires AsiaWorld-Expo for HK$900mAirport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has announced the acquisition of AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited, alongside the rights and equity interest held by IEC Investment Limited, for a total price of HK$900m (US$115m).
INAUGURAL UFI LATIN AMERICAN CONFERENCE EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS IN MEXICO CITYThe inaugural UFI Latin American Conference presented a golden opportunity for participants to discuss common strategies for the different realities of doing business in Latin America. Held Sept. 18-19 at the World Trade Center in Mexico City, the new event attracted 120 delegates from 16 countries and was collocated with the 21stedition of the AMPROFEC International Congress.
Let the white paper tell the worldThe U.S. government imposed a 10 percent tariff on about $200 billion of Chinese goods at midnight today. At the same time, the Chinese government imposed tariffs ranging from 5% to 10% on some $60 billion of imports from the United States.
Reed Exhibitions appoints new US presidentHerve Sedky, President of Reed Exhibitions (RX) Americas, has announced a change to the company’s leadership structure in the US.
PREMIUM GROUP TO ACQUIRE MINORITY STAKE IN LIBERTY FAIRS FASHION GROUPBerlin-based PREMIUM GROUP, organizer of European fashion trade shows including PREMIUM, SEEK, SHOW&ORDER X PREMIUM, BRIGHT and the FASHIONTECH conference, has announced plans to purchase a minority share in Liberty Fairs Fashion Group.
Brazil looks forward to expanding exports to China through the China international import expoThe first china-brazil symposium opened in Sao Paulo, Brazil.Brazilian experts and business people present at the meeting expressed their expectation to take the first China international import expo as an opportunity to sign a long-term cooperation agreement with Chinese partners, expand the export of quality products to the Chinese market, and promote the in-depth development of bilateral economic and trade cooperation.
Abu Dhabi has been named the safest city in the worldAbu Dhabi has been named the safest city in the world for the second year running by Numbeo, a website that curates and collates data to develop the world’s largest user-contributed database about cities and countries worldwide.
EXHIBITOR MAGAZINE UNVEILS SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING REPORTThe momentum behind the use of social media as a marketing tool is continuing to grow, according to the results of EXHIBITOR Magazine’s 2018 Social Media Marketing Survey, the fifth in a series of research efforts geared toward finding out how exhibit and event marketers are using social media.
Xi jinping: China is firmly committed to the path of peaceful developmentBeijing, Sept. 19 (xinhua) -- commemorations for the 2018 international day of peace were held in nanjing, jiangsu province, on sept 19.Chinese President xi jinping, general secretary of the communist party of China central committee, sent a congratulatory letter to the commemoration.
The ‘Olympics of professions’ comes to BudapestEuroSkills, described as the ‘Olympics of professions’, is coming to HUNGEXPO in Budapest on 26-28 September this year.
CONSTRUCTION OF LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER EXPANSION TO BEGIN SOONLast week, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors gave the go-ahead for construction to begin Phase Two of the Las Vegas Convention Center District expansion.
Summer davos focuses on China's opening up opportunitiesThe photo shows a VR experience area called "forest boundary" at BBS of summer davos in tianjin meijiang convention and exhibition center.
ADNEC CEO visits US to promote Abu Dhabi for eventsA delegation from the Abu Dhabu National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) is on a visit the United States to discuss partnerships with international event organisers.
NEW RESEARCH DEMONSTRATES CORRELATION BETWEEN EVENTS AND ROIEvent marketing fuels rapid revenue growth for enterprise companies, according to a new study by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services and Splash, a New York City-based provider of end-to-end event marketing software.
Xi: jointly promote ai to benefit mankindXi's congratulatory letter On the occasion of the 2018 world ai conference, I would like to extend warm congratulations!I would like to extend a warm welcome to the delegates from all countries, heads of international institutions, experts, scholars and entrepreneurs attending the conference.
Thailand Convention Bureau showcases the country’s events powerThe Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau showcased 13 years of MICE development through its history at Thailand MICE Forum 2018: Redefining Our Industry.
NAYLOR FORMS NEW INTEGRATION PARTNERSHIP WITH MAILCHIMPNaylor Association Solutions has partnered with small business marketing platform, MailChimp, to offer email marketing and marketing automation integrations to Naylor’s association management software (AMS) and career center.
China's economy has maintained steady and sound developmentData on national economic performance released by the national bureau of statistics on September 14 showed that China's production demand was stable in August, employment prices were stable, transformation and upgrading were sustained, and quality and efficiency were improved.
Global Table is bringing catering innovation to MelbourneFood + Wine Victoria, the organisation behind Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, has announced it will deliver Global Table, a new international food business event.
TARSUS GROUP BUYS REMAINING 50% STAKE OF E.J. KRAUSE IN MEXICO; ANNOUNCES OTHER DEALSUK.-based Tarsus Group has bought the remaining 50 percent share of its joint venture in Mexico with E.J. Krause for approximately $18 million, as well as announcing other deals in Southeast Asia and the United Arab Emirates.
The Commerce Department welcomed the us invitation to resume negotiationsIn response to U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, it emerged that U.S. Treasury secretary timothy mnuchin had sent an invitation to China for trade talks.Where will china-us economic and trade cooperation go?
EEAA launches sustainability event for its Young StarsThe Exhibition and Event Association of Australia is inviting younger business events professionals to join its Young Stars Networking and Sustainability event.
The highest revenue exhibitions companies in the worldA study completed by the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) shows that five companies from Germany rank among the top ten for revenue in exhibitions.
We will seize the historic opportunity to usher in a new and brighter future for northeast AsiaAccording to xinhua news agency, the fourth BBS plenary session of the Oriental economy was held in Vladivostok on September 12. Chinese President xi jinping, Russian President vladimir putin, Mongolian President battulega, Japanese prime minister shinzo Abe and south Korean prime minister lee luoyuan attended the event.
HKCEC reports record attendance and plots further advancesThe Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) reports that its fiscal year 2017-2018 (July 2017 to June 2018) saw 1,061 events take place at the venue, including 166 international and local conferences and 118 exhibitions.
FLORIDA’S RED TIDE SHOWING LITTLE IMPACT ON MEETINGS AND EVENTSOn Aug. 13, Governor Rick Smith declared a state of emergency in seven counties along the Florida Gulf Coast, and the red tide continues to have a negative impact on the state’s shores and beaches. The toxic algae bloom is responsible for a drop in tourism that many local businesses worry will continue.
Trade frictions could not prevent us companies from developing in ChinaThe 20th China international fair for investment and trade (cifit), which was held at a time when the U.S. government was clamoring for tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, did not diminish the presence of American companies.
SMART CITY NETWORKS PROVIDES EXTENSIVE TECH UPGRADES AT MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTERConvention industry telecommunications services provider, Smart City Networks, has finalized a contract with the Miami Beach Convention Center to provide extensive technology upgrades as a part of the facility’s two and half-year-long, multi-million-dollar renovations project.
These are the PSI’s 2018 sustainability awards winnersThe Promotional Product Service Institute (PSI) recently hosted its 2018 PSI Sustainability Awards, recognising those in the industry contributing positively towards the environment.
The second phase of hainan international convention and exhibition center will start According to the general plan of the province, haikou will launch the second phase of hainan international exhibition center in haikou this year.
Stockholmsmassan Wins UFI Operations & Services Award 2018UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has named Stockholmsmassan as winner of the UFI Operations & Services Award 2018, for their “Roboplotter” project—a robotized floor-marker system, transforming physically demanding labor into an easy task, managed by an operator.
Will digital marketing take over trade shows?Stanley Tan, digital marketing manager at Selby’s, examines whether the trade show is at risk in the era of digital marketing.
Four big things to look at in Oriental economy BBSThe fourth edition of Oriental economy BBS will be held in the Russian far eastern city of Vladivostok on sept 11, solstice 13. Compared with previous years, this year's Oriental economy BBS stands out. At the invitation of Russian President vladimir putin, Chinese President xi jinping will attend BBS, which will be the first time a Chinese head of state will attend BBS.
TRADE SHOW INDUSTRY CONTINUES TO GROW 1.6 PERCENT IN Q2 2018The trade show industry continues to modestly grow into the second quarter of this year, according to the Center for Exhibition Industry Research.
Autumn fair of Japan IT weekThe 9th Japan IT Week Autumn is the largest comprehensive IT exhibition in Autumn in Japan. The event is hosted by Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd. Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd., founded in 1986, is a member of Reed Exhibitions, a leading global exhibition organizer. Through unremitting efforts to build a business exhibition platform, to create business opportunities for exhibitors and visitors, and in 2003 became Japan's largest business exhibition organizers.
Ministry of commerce: support China business association and enterprises to conduct exhibitions in AfricaEconomic daily - China JingJiWang Beijing on September 6th At a regular press conference this afternoon at the ministry of commerce, news spokesman said peak when a reporter asked, "to support China business associations and enterprises in Africa every year China independent brand commodity exhibition, the Chinese famous brand and high quality products to Africa, at the same time all kinds of trade promotion activities to support African countries in China".
Biofruit Congress is an upcoming event in Madrid, which will be held on 24 October in the Fruit Forum of Feria de Madrid.Biofruit Congress is an upcoming event in Madrid, which will be held on 24 October in the Fruit Forum of Feria de Madrid.
MARK TEMPLE-SMITH TAPPED TO LEAD INFORMA FASHION PORTFOLIOFollowing the combination of Informa and UBM, Informa Exhibitions has appointed Mark Temple-Smith as managing director for the Group’s Fashion Exhibitions business, which includes leading brands such as WWDMAGIC, COTERIE, PROJECT and PROJECT WOMENS, which all run twice a year in Las Vegas during MAGIC.
Report of the Beijing summit on china-africa cooperation hosted by xi jinpingOn September 4, the roundtable of the Beijing summit on china-africa cooperation was held at the great hall of the people in Beijing. President xi jinping and South African President ramaphosa, co-chair of BBS, chaired the first and second sessions respectively.
Circdata unveils event tech platform FusionEvent technology supplier Circdata has unveiled its full service event technology platform Fusion, which offers organisers a number of applications to power their customer experience.
GS MEDIA & EVENTS BUYS 8 CONSUMER SHOWS; ITE GROUP SELLS PART OF RUSSIA PORTFOLIOThe trade show industry mergers and acquisitions market does not look to be slowing down any time soon, with another deal being announced today: GS Media and Events bought eight recreational vehicle, Boat & Outdoor Sports Consumer Shows from RJ Promotions for an undisclosed sum and ITE Group proposes to sell off part of its Russia division to Shtab-Expo.
Hanover milan set up a joint venture with guangzhou basstHanover milan exhibition (Shanghai) co., LTD., after the first half of acquisition sponsored by the guangzhou buster exhibition co., LTD. China (guangzhou) international logistics equipment and technology exhibition (LET), Hanover milan recently with guangzhou buster joint venture - Hanover milan hk exhibition (guangzhou) co., LTD.
MCH Group release H1 2018 financial figuresInternational live marketing company MCH Group has posted its financial figures for the first half of 2018.
AC BUSINESS MEDIA SELLS B2B PORTFOLIO; LDC ACQUIRES FBIC EVENTSJust before the long holiday weekend in the U.S., two companies made portfolio sales that covered several conferences, a trade show and digital products.
About 680 Chinese companies attended the international consumer electronics show in BerlinThe 58th Berlin international consumer electronics show attracted 1,814 exhibitors from all over the world, with Chinese enterprises accounting for more than a third. Well-known Chinese home appliance brands have come out with the latest products and technologies, attracting a lot of attention. The picture shows foreign businessmen visiting the galanz booth.
We will push china-africa relations to a new levelBeijing, Sept. 2 (xinhua) -- the seventh ministerial conference on china-africa cooperation (focac) was held at the diaoyutai state guesthouse in Beijing.State councilor and foreign minister wang yi and minister of commerce zhong shan co-chaired the meeting with South African foreign minister sisulu and minister of trade and industry Davis.Foreign ministers and ministers or representatives in charge of foreign trade and economic affairs of the 53 BBS African member states and senior representati
AUMA publishes German Trade Fair Industry Review 2017How strong is the exhibition industry in the digital age? What consequences does protectionism have for international trade fairs? And is the German exhibition industry still growing?
BEVY OF CONVENTION CENTERS ACROSS U.S. EXPAND AND RENOVATEAs the exhibitions industry continues to surge full speed ahead, more and more destinations are recognizing the need to upgrade, revamp and expand their convention centers in order to compete for major trade shows and events.
The One Belt And One Road initiative opens up new horizons for china-africa cooperationIn the golden autumn of 2018, September will surely leave an indelible mark on the history of china-africa relations.
CONNECT FINDS SUCCESS WITH FIVE-IN-ONE HOSTED BUYER EVENTThe most recent edition of the 2018 Connect meetings series, which collocated Connect Association, Connect Corporate, Connect Sports, Connect Expo and Connect Specialty and was held Aug. 23-25 in Salt Lake City, Utah, added several new dimensions to the traditional hosted-buyer model of 1:to:1 meetings between industry suppliers and meeting planners.
'One Belt And One Road' high-level meeting on intellectual property opens with xi congratulating letterBeijing, Aug. 28 (xinhua) -- Chinese President xi jinping has sent a congratulatory letter to the 2018 "One Belt And One Road" high-level meeting on intellectual property, which opened on Thursday in Beijing.
Chinese attendance to German trade fairs has doubledThe number of Chinese visitors to German trade fairs has doubled since 2007, according to new figures released by AUMA, the association of the German trade fair industry.
EXHIBITOR MAGAZINE AND HCEA RENEW CONFERENCE COLLOCATION PARTNERSHIPEXHIBITOR magazine, the leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, and the Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA) have renewed their partnership to once again collocate HCEAInnovate during EXHIBITOR's annual EXHIBITORLIVE conference.
The annual trade volume of One Belt And One Road is over $5 trillionThe annual trade volume of One Belt And One Road is over $5 trillion
Why you should be investing in an eco-friendly trade show booth this yearBy Reno Macri, founder and director of exhibition and event company Enigma Visual Solutions.
AI AND SMART SECURITY TO BE LEADING FOCUSES OF SHANGHAI SMART HOME TECHNOLOGY 2018Shanghai Smart Home Technology will again join forces with China Smart Home Industry Alliance (CSHIA) to establish a platform that connects key players in the smart home industry.
For the second time, Cambodia has won the title of thematic country of china-asean expoThe 15th china-asean expo (hereinafter referred to as "east expo") will be held in nanning, guangxi province from September 12 to 15. Cambodia has won the title of theme country for the second time. Cambodian prime minister hun sen will lead a delegation to attend and participate in a series of important activities, deepening china-cambodia all-round exchanges and cooperation.
Printing exhibition FESPA Eurasia 2018 is coming to IstanbulScreen, textile and digital printing event FESPA Eurasia 2018 is returning to Istanbul, Turkey from 6-9 December.
STEVE HILL REPLACES ROSSI RALENKOTTER AS CEO OF LAS VEGAS CONVENTION & VISITORS AUTHORITYThe Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors selected Steve Hill as the next Chief Executive Officer, effective Sept. 1.
First China international intelligent industry expo opens in chongqingChongqing, Aug. 23 (xinhua) -- the first China international intelligent industry expo opened on Monday in chongqing. Han zheng, a member of the standing committee of the political bureau of the CPC central committee and vice-premier of the state council, attended the opening ceremony, reading a congratulatory letter from President xi jinping and addressing the ceremony.
Sodexo sales manager announced as ILEA UK president electSodexo Prestige Venues & Events regional sales manager Cecilia Lavin has been announced as president elect of the International Live Events Association (ILEA) UK chapter.
VER EMERGES FROM BANKRUPTCY THROUGH MERGER WITH PRGProduction equipment and engineering support provider, VER, has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy as a reorganized company via a merger with and under the leadership of global entertainment technology and services company, Production Resource Group (PRG).
Xi will host the BBS Beijing summit on china-africa cooperationBeijing, Aug. 22 (xinhua) -- China's foreign ministry held a press briefing on Tuesday.State councilor and foreign minister wang yi introduced President xi jinping's hosting of the 2018 BBS Beijing summit. Assistant foreign minister Chen xiaodong answered questions from the press.
Meet the Australian businesswomen taking on heart diseaseEEAA’s chief executive Joyce DiMascio (pictured second from left) is one of 16 senior businesswomen invited to be ambassadors in a new Heart Foundation campaign.
ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN EVENTS UNVEILS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES FIRST ANNUAL INDUCTEESThe Association for Women in Events (AWE), a not for profit organization supporting gender equality and diversity in the event industry, has announced its 2018 inductees for the Women in Events Hall of Fame Recognition Program, hosted by the AWE Awards Committee.
Building a bridge for future prosperity and developmentOn October 10, 2000, the "ministerial conference on china-africa cooperation - Beijing 2000" was opened at the great hall of the people in Beijing, marking a new attempt to pursue common development through collective dialogue between China and Africa.
The voice of a new generationAn international jury, led by UFI president Corrado Peraboni, selected four Next Generation Leadership (NGL) Grant winners as future industry leaders for their exceptional initiative in driving change and innovation in their different areas within the exhibition industry.
EMERALD EXPOSITIONS SCOOPS UP EH MEDIA FOR ESTIMATED $28 MILLIONEmerald Expositions continued to grow its portfolio even more with the acquisition of EH Media, which focuses on technology events and a group of complementary technology intelligence brands, for approximately $28 million.
What new trends of "Internet plus" are reflected behind the 800 million Internet usersGo out in the morning, "brush" a Shared bike ride to the subway station to go to work;Pay water and electricity bills on the e-government platform at noon.Go home at night and buy a steaming meal at the takeaway AppAccording to the 42nd China Internet network development statistics report released by China Internet network information center (CNNIC) on August 20, the number of Chinese netizens is 802 million as of June 2018, and the Internet penetration rate is 57.7%.The number of mobile Interne
DealmakersSteve Monnington, managing director of Mayfield Media Strategies, writes about ‘Dealmakers’ in the latest edition of Exhibition World (Issue 4| 2018).
#EXPOCHAT IS STARTING UP SEPT. 5 & WE WANT YOUR IDEAS!We are currently lining up topics for the Fall season of #Expochat, resuming Sept. 5 at 1 p.m. ET and as a vital part of our trade show community, we want to know what topics YOU want to see covered!
We will continue to deepen the pattern of opening up to foreign investmentChina actually used 496.71 billion yuan of foreign capital in July, up 2.3 percent year-on-year, according to the ministry of commerce.We have achieved steady growth in attracting foreign investment.In the face of a complex and volatile external environment, how to achieve stable growth of attracting foreign investment?How can we continue to improve the quality of foreign capital?The reporter undertook interview in guangdong, fujian two places.
72% of event organisers report rising revenue in new Lippman researchA record 72% of event organizers reported a rise in sales revenue from exhibit space at their most recent event, according to a new survey from Lippman Connects.
Nuremberg to host key Digital Summit in DecemberNurnbergMesse has announced that the German government’s Digital Summit will be held at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 3-4 December 2018.
The fundamentals of China's economy have not changedThe political bureau of the communist party of China (CPC) central committee held a meeting recently to analyze and study the current economic situation and plan the economic work in the second half of the year.The meeting pointed out that the current economic performance is stable with some changes, facing new problems and challenges, and the external environment has undergone significant changes.We should grasp the main contradiction and take targeted measures to solve it.
India – a problematic market with great potentialIndia’s exhibition industry is the third largest trade fair market in Asia, after China and Japan. According to national association IEIA, the country ranked 13th globally in the exhibition industry in 2016. With a steady growth rate of almost 8.3 per cent, the association claims its exhibitions sector in India is growing faster than the GDP of the country.
EXPANDED ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER ATTRACTS MULTI-YEAR EVENT BOOKINGSThanks to the flexibility and modern allure of the newly expanded Anaheim Convention Center, trade shows including the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) and Natural Products Expo West have booked the facility for multiple years.
Yunnan city investment successively m&a may become China's largest exhibition groupAccording to a statement released on June 19, the shareholder's general meeting approved the restructuring of chengdu global century conference with a high approval rate of 99.9%.After the completion of the reorganization, the original shareholders of chengdu global century convention and exhibition will hold 80% of the shares of yunnan city investment, and the exhibition king deng hong will become the second largest shareholder of yunnan city investment.
UFI and Explori undertake biggest ever global visitor studyThis summer, exhibition research specialist Explori is undertaking a major global research project in partnership with UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry and supported by the Society of Independent Show Organizers.
SHOPPE OBJET PRESENTS REIMAGINED HOME AND GIFT TRADE SHOWMany attendees of NY NOW at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City made their way north to West 46thStreet, where a new home and gift event with a fresh approach was launching at the Metropolitan West.
The national bureau of statistics released July data that showed no change in economic fundamentalsChina's production demand was basically stable in July, employment prices were generally stable, the economic structure continued to be optimized, quality and efficiency improved steadily, and the national economy remained generally stable, the national bureau of statistics (NBS) said at an August 14 press conference held by the state council information office.
EEAA calls for nominations to its 2018 Awards for ExcellenceThe Exhibiton and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has called for nominations to its 2018 Awards for Excellence.
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER GETS READY TO GROWThe Georgia World Congress Center is about to get even larger. Late last month, the downtown Atlanta facility officially broke ground on a $55 million expansion project, the venue’s first major expansion since 2002.
Innovation drives China's economy to refresh its endogenous powerAt present, innovation is of great significance to China's economic growth. It is not only the first driving force for economic and social development, but also the strategic support for building a modernized economic system.The 19th CPC report further clarifies the important role of innovation in leading economic and social development, and indicates that innovation drive, as a basic national policy, will play an increasingly prominent supporting role in China's economy as it enters the stage o
ITB Asia focusing on $180bn Muslim travel marketAsian travel trade show ITB Asia is set to focus on the US$180bn Muslim travel market for its 2018 edition.
CPHI NORTH AMERICA & INFORMEX, MJBIZCON SNAG OVERALL 2018 TSNN AWARDS FASTEST-GROWING HONORSThe disco ball spun, and the music pumped, with winners enthusiastically dancing up to the stage to accept their awards at the 2018 TSNN Awards gala celebration held Aug. 11 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.
The real economy is getting strongerBeijing, Aug. 12 (xinhua) -- huawei sold 54 million mobile phones worldwide in the second quarter, up about 41 percent from the same period last year. What supports huawei's continued success is the company's pursuit of technological innovation.
New UFI Asian trade fair report shows growth in China, India and moreUFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has released the 14th edition of its ‘Trade Fair Industry in Asia’ annual report.
GREETING CARD ASSOCIATION TO LAUNCH TRADE SHOW NEXT SPRINGThe greeting card and social expression industry is about to get a brand new trade show. Starting in May of next year, the Greeting Card Association (GCA) will launch and manage its own event that will be exclusively focused on greeting cards.
Local economic "high school" results are goodOver a year, the local economy and semi-annual reports issued in succession.A detailed analysis of this "micro" economic map of China shows a clear trend of steady and sound development.In terms of total growth rate, the economic aggregate of 16 provinces exceeded one trillion yuan, and new growth poles such as central and western regions were being formed at a faster pace.We will focus on the real economy, emerging growth drivers, infrastructure and green development, and promote high-quality d
The challenge posed by millennials to the exhibitions industryCarolina Delpozo of Messe Frankfurt Argentina speaks to CEO Fernando Gorboran, taking a look at how the exhibitions industry is changing worldwide, and what companies need to do to keep up with the times.
PCMA LAUNCHES NEW CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS GUIDE FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS STRATEGISTSPCMA has launched a new guide for Business Event Strategists on how to confidently handle communications around a crisis situation.
New kinetic energy has stimulated the new vitality of hainan convention and exhibition industryThere are still months to go before the end of the year, but the hainan international convention and exhibition center is running out of time this year. "Between now and January of next year, there will be little room for new exhibitions, and large meetings with more than 3,000 people will have no seats. Recently, the deputy general manager of hainan international convention and exhibition center li Kennedy told reporters.
Georgia World Congress Center Authority Breaks Ground on ExpansionGeorgia Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) Board of Governors have officially broken ground on the Georgia World Congress Center’s first major expansion since 2002.
Doing things differentlyAdaptating our business approach will help us create the events that bring in a new audience, say Eddie Choi and Francis Friedman.
Shenzhen international convention and exhibition center officially launched深圳市经贸信息委服务贸易处领导、各大行业巨头、媒体及各企业高管在内超过500人相聚一堂,共同见证“会展+”新时代的崛起。 深圳国际会展中心建设指挥部副总指挥武小平表示:深圳国际会展中心作为关系深圳未来发展百年大计的重大项目,创新性地采用“建设、运营加综合开发(BO+D)”一体化运作模式,未来并不局限于自身的发展,周边的“一条龙”服务一样都不会落下,场馆周边的酒店、道路交通、商业、办公、公寓等都在紧锣密鼓同步开发建设中。 据悉,深圳·会展湾总建面约300万平米,深圳国际会展中心一期总建面约158万平米,将作为综合商业配套,发展集会展展示、产业总部、商业中心、国际酒店、精品公寓、生态公园等多功能于一体的复合物业生态。作为国际会展活力都会目的地和大湾区科技创新产业新引擎,必将带动城市经济增长、产业结构转型升级,极大地提升城市形象与知名度。
A revitalised focus on business eventsAbu Dhabi is seeing a strong return on its campaign for business events, and new incentives hope to continue the trend.
LIGHTFAIR CONTINUES MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH INTERNATIONAL MARKET CENTERSLIGHTFAIR International, an largest annual architectural and commercial lighting tradeshow and conference, will continue its management contract with International Market Centers (IMC) following the merger between IMC and AmericasMart Atlanta (AMC).
We will launch a new era in medicine and biopharmaceuticsDuring the 13th five-year plan period, made in China 2025 has clearly identified biopharmaceutical as a key development area and a pillar industry of the national economy.Relevant departments are also formulating and implementing standards and approval procedures suitable for the Chinese market to ensure the development order of the biopharmaceutical industry.In this context, the industry expects the market size of biopharmaceuticals to reach 853.2 billion yuan in 2020, with a compound growth ra
Shanghai pudong convention and exhibition industry will develop with multi-district integration and wisdomAs an important emerging industry, exhibition industry is an important part of modern service industry, which has a significant multiplier effect on economic growth and social development.The recently issued the "much starker choices-and graver consequences-in" pudong new area of convention and exhibition industry development planning "(hereinafter referred to as the" planning "), by 2020, the pudong new area into a world-class, Asia Pacific's leading international exhibition of high-end brand e
Guangxi established the exhibition and exhibition economic research instituteRecently, the opening ceremony of guangxi international chamber of commerce, guangxi convention and exhibition economic research institute and guangxi zhongmao international business development co., LTD was held in nanning.Guangxi Li Changguan, the ccpit's chairman, said the establishment of exhibition economy research institute of guangxi, is the inevitable demand of guangxi exhibition economy development, to fill the gaps in major research field of exhibition economy in guangxi, will provide
IAEE SELECTS DON PAZOUR AS 2018 LEGEND OF THE INDUSTRYThe International Association of Exhibitions and Events selected Don Pazour as its 2018 Legend of the Industry.
President xi's trip to Asia and Africa includes the four new developmentsFrom Beijing to ABU dhabi, from Dakar to Johannesburg, President xi jinping's trip to Asia and Africa, like a beautiful arc, crossed the continent of Asia and Africa, crossed the thousands of miles of guanshan, and reconnected the fiery Middle East and Africa to China.
A world of changeUFI president Corrado Peraboni talks to EW about his past, his future, and the moves being made by the association in light of an ever more demanding audience – Interview by Antony Reeve-Crook
NEW TRADE SHOW BRINGS FUNCTION TO FASHION IN NEW YORK CITYDoes the shirt you’re wearing right now keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter? Can it go many wears without washing and not stink? According to the organizers of a new U.S. trade show, very soon technology in everyday clothing will be the norm rather than the exception.
Maximum reward 1 million yuan! Yantai accelerated the innovative development of the exhibition industryMore than 10 brand exhibitions, more than 5 national brand exhibitions, more than 3 brand exhibitions certified by the global exhibition industry association (UFI) According to the press conference held by the press office of yantai municipal people's government, by 2022, the area of yantai pavilion will be increased by 150,000 square meters, the number of exhibitions will exceed 100, and the total exhibition area will exceed 1 million square meters.
The Independent Hotel Show launches in AmsterdamThe Independent Hotel Show has announced the launch of its first European edition, taking place in RAI Amsterdam next year.
4 STAND-OUT FEATURES TO LOOK FOR AT IMEX AMERICA 2018Experiential innovations, learnings, industry trends and new exhibitors will be on tap at IMEX America, the annual expo for incentive travel, meetings and events set for Oct. 16-18 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian| The Palazzo in Las Vegas.
The global benefit of China's engagement - overseas eager for China's international import expohe first China international import expo to be held in Shanghai is setting off a global upsurge, and companies around the world are eager to share this global economic and trade cooperation feast.Overseas business people believe that China's opening to the outside world is in line with its economic transformation and has injected great positive energy into economic globalization.
How two Italian trade shows are taking on climate changeEcomondo and Key Energy are two upcoming trade shows which will take place at the Rimini Expo Centre in Italy, from 6-9 November 2018.
TEXCARE ASIA TO MERGE WITH CHINA LAUNDRY EXPOThe organisers of Texcare Asia and the China Laundry Expo signed a deal on 18th July 2018 agreeing to merge the two fairs into a single show covering the textile care and laundry chain industries in Asia.
The brics partnership for a new industrial revolution was launchedThe Johannesburg declaration was issued at the 10th meeting of brics leaders The 10th brics leaders' meeting was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on June 26.President ramaphosa of South Africa.Chinese President xi jinping, Brazilian President temer, Russian President vladimir putin and Indian prime minister narendra modi attended.The leaders of the five countries, focusing on the theme of "brics in Africa: seeking inclusive growth and common prosperity in the fourth industrial revolution", e
Sustainable living: new eco fair comes to MadridDiversified Communications, organiser of Organic Food Iberia, has announced the launch of a major new Iberian trade event for sustainable beauty and eco living. Eco Living Iberia will launch alongside Organic Food Iberia at the IFEMA exhibition centre in Madrid on 6-7 June 2019.
TARSUS GROUP DELIVERS POSITIVE 2018 HALF-YEAR EARNINGS RESULTS July 26, 2018Adjusted profit before tax of $7.6 million (£5.8 million) also was up 45 percent, compared with the same period in 2016.
Foreign capital exhibition group in China's logistics market fieldThe China office of ITE group recently announced that the 7th Shanghai Breakbulk China (hereinafter referred to as Shanghai transport exhibition), which has been held, will be officially renamed as Breakbulk Asia (hereinafter referred to as "Breakbulk Asia") from next year.
New UFI partnership prepares next generation of eventprofsUFI, the global association for the exhibitions industry, has joined a new partnership with SACEOS Singapore.
HEALTH & WELLNESS FORUM INSPIRES PLANNERS TO INCORPORATE HEALTHY EVENT OPTIONSWith the increasing demand for health and wellness activities during trade shows and conferences, it couldn’t be a better time for an industry event dedicated to helping planners learn how to incorporate these popular elements at their meetings, trade shows and conferences.
China international import expo will recruit 5,000 volunteersRecently, the first group of long-term management post volunteers of the first China international import exposition were sent to the young people of the whole city to sign up for the first China international import exposition promotion conference held by the communist youth league committee of China (CPC) and municipal commerce committee.The import expo plans to recruit 5,000 in-session service volunteers, now the recruitment has been completed half, the first 25 long-term management posts hav
Six secrets for successful trade show staffingWhen you exhibit at a trade show, the most important thing you need to do is attract attention – the good kind – from the attendees. After all, if they don’t notice your presence, you’re not going to make much of a return on your investment.
TSNN, DAHLIA+ AGENCY PARTNER TO LAUNCH TECH + VIDEO SERIESAlways ahead the curve, the Trade Show News Network (TSNN.com) in partnership with DAHLIA+ Agency has launched an innovative and informative TECH + Digital Video Series, sponsored exclusively by Map Your Show.
New business model expands China's foreign trade development spaceRecently, the executive meeting of the state council decided to set up a new batch of cross-border e-commerce comprehensive test zones in 22 cities, including Beijing. So far, the three groups of test zones have been spread all over China's eastern and western regions, adding more impetus to the development of cross-border e-commerce.
Register now for the UFI Global Congress in St PetersburgThe 85th UFI Global Congress is taking place in St Petersburg this year, from 31 October – 3 November 2018.
INTERNATIONAL MARKET CENTERS AND AMERICASMART FINALIZE MERGERInternational Market Centers (IMC) and AmericasMart Atlanta have completed an agreement to create world’s largest owner and operator of top-tier permanent showroom space for the furniture, gift, home décor, rug and apparel B2B industries.
Steady progress was made in building overseas economic and trade cooperation zonesWith the smooth progress of the "One Belt And One Road" initiative, more and more Chinese enterprises choose to "go global", and the construction of China's overseas economic and trade cooperation zone has been further accelerated.
Cvent launch “Event Management Technology For Dummies”Event technology company Cvent has announced the publication of a new book, Event Management Technology for Dummies.
NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW WILL MOVE TO JUNE TIMEFRAME IN 2020The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) will move out of the crowded car show fall/winter timeframe and into summer starting in 2020 in Detroit.
Shijiazhuang international convention and exhibition center popular exhibition! More than 100,000 people attended the hebei automobile culture festivalOn July 15, 2018, the 6th hebei (hebei) automobile culture festival came to an end. In four days, a total of 126,000 people attended the event.This year's auto culture festival USES four major pavilions of shijiazhuang international convention and exhibition center, covering an area of nearly 70,000 square meters.
SEC plans to expand in $196m project amid record growthThe Scottish Event Campus (SEC), Glasgow, has applied for planning permission to build a new conference facility and extend its exhibition space as part of an expansion plan, which the BBCreports is worth up to £150m ($US196m).
PUERTO RICO’S NEW DMO UNVEILS OFFICIAL NAMEPuerto Rico’s newly established destination marketing organization has been officially dubbed Discover Puerto Rico.
Open China welcomes more foreign companiesOpening up is a strategic choice China has made based on its development needs. In this process, many foreign enterprises have seized the opportunity to develop their businesses in China.On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of reform and opening up, China is firmly committed to opening up to the outside world. A more comprehensive, deeper and more diversified opening up pattern is attracting more and more foreign capital to invest in China for mutual benefit and win-win results.
Comexposium appointment highlights importance of data in eventsComexposium, the global events organiser, has announced the appointment of Romain Chassinat as its new chief digital officer.
CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT BREAKS GROUND ON CAESARS FORUM LAS VEGAS CONFERENCE CENTEROn July 16, Caesars Entertainment Corporation broke ground on its newest development: the CAESARS FORUM Las Vegas conference center. Slated to open in 2020, it will feature 550,000 square feet of flexible meeting, event and convention space.
A billion yuan loan was issued to support the pingtan ocean international convention and exhibition center projectRecently, pingtan agriculture issued a 1 billion yuan loan with an initial investment of 200 million yuan to support the project of pingtan ocean international convention and exhibition center and facilitate its open development.
New CEIR research reveals how to grow attendance at eventsThe Centre for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) announced today the release of the fourth report in ‘How to Grow Attendance’, its newest series for attendee marketers.
UFI REPORT: GLOBAL EXHIBITION INDUSTRY REMAINS STABLEUFI, the Global Association for the Exhibition Industry, has released the latest edition of its flagship Global Barometer research, taking the pulse of the industry.
The exhibition and tourism needs bring the Shanghai hotel industry to a fireAs the financial center of China and the main gateway cities, Shanghai in recent years, the exhibition business and leisure travel market booming, industry supply and demand two prosperous, average house prices continue rising trend in international hotel.
Chicago Build will build bridges in the city’s construction industryEvent organiser Oliver Kinross has announced the launch of Chicago Build, a new large-scale building & construction show in Chicago, Illinois.
CEIR RELEASES FOURTH REPORT IN HOW TO GROW ATTENDANCE SERIESThe Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has released the fourth and final report in its new “How to Grow Attendance” series for event attendee marketers.
In the first half of shijiazhuang, 78 "national name" exhibitions of various kinds were heldSince the first appearance of some venues in this April, shijiazhuang international convention and exhibition center has attracted strong attention from the exhibition industry. The 2018 international digital economy exposition and China international automobile industry exhibition will be held here.
Are you creative enough for the Event Industry Hackathon 2018?RAI Amsterdam is hosting a ‘hackathon’ for the events industry on 31 October 2018.
MEETINGS MEAN BUSINESS RAMPS UP ADVOCACY EFFORTS AHEAD OF MIDTERM ELECTIONSThe Meetings Mean Business Coalition (MMBC) is working to reinforce the value of face-to-face meetings by reframing its Worth Meeting About campaign during the 2018 midterm election cycle.
Belarus attaches great importance to the first China international import expoBelarus's deputy foreign minister PuQiu, 11, said belarus attaches great importance to, which will be held in Shanghai in November of the first China international exposition, hopes for the opportunity to continue to deepen the cooperation between the two countries.
Taking a brand off the page and into the real-worldWhat should your brand look like, and what should your audience feel, when they pour through the doors at your event? Exhibition World speaks to Ben Turner (pictured), founder and MD of UK-based creative events agency WONDER London, who talks through the agency’s unique research project.
EEAA APPLAUDS EXPANSION OF MELBOURNE CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTREThe Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) welcomes the expansion of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), making this venue Australia’s largest convention and exhibition space.
The policy and exhibition promoted the accelerated expansion of nanjing overseas shopping cartIn 2018, expanding imports is the key word for China to develop its foreign economic and trade relations.On July 9, the general office of the state council forwarded the opinions of 20 departments including the ministry of commerce on expanding import and promoting the balanced development of foreign trade.Then came the news that the first China international import expo will be held in Shanghai in November this year.With the help of "policies" and "exhibitions", more high-quality imported produ
Germany will participate in the first China international import expo as the host countryOn the noon of July 9, li keqiang and German chancellor Angela merkel jointly hosted the fifth round of consultations between the Chinese and German governments in Berlin.Both sides agreed to the current situation, China and Germany will continue to push forward the bilateral economic and trade and investment cooperation, jointly maintain free trade and a based on fair and generally accepted rules of the international market, expand open, ease market access.
Smart manufacturing is taking off at Dubai Airshow 2019The Dubai Airshow has announced that its upcoming 2019 event will focus heavily on smart manufacturing.
China ranks among the top 20 in global innovationOn July 10, Cornell university institutions such as world intellectual property organization and the United States released the 2018 global innovation index report (hereinafter referred to as "report"), China ranked no. 17, for the first time among the top 20 most innovative economy, is the only one to enter the top 20 middle-income economies.
Malaysia provides a taste of its unique cuisine at Worldchefs CongressThe Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) in Malaysia is hosting the Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018 from today, 11 July, until 14 July.
NEW BUSINESS CONTRACTS: EVENT COMPANIES RENEW PARTNERSHIPS, NAB NEW CLIENTSSeveral trade show management companies and event solutions providers have been spending their summer renewing long-term partnerships and acquiring new business.
Industrial exhibition and industry development go hand in handMost of the exhibition organizations in China are still in the situation of fighting alone, and there has not yet been an exhibition carrier with a global marketing network."Recently, mechanical automobile exhibition association executive director, vice President of the Chinese mechanical engineering society Liu Daming industry exhibition in China reform, development and assembly (hereinafter referred to as the convention and exhibition industry development conference) stressed that although our
EEAA welcomes the expansion of Melbourne Convention CentreThe Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has released a statement welcoming the recently completed expansion of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC).
DMG EVENTS OPENS FOR BUSINESS IN SAUDI ARABIAAfter being granted a Saudi investment license by the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) earlier this year, dmg events has established a new office in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia designed to serve as a base for the company’s events throughout the Kingdom.
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New social referral platform increases visitor attendance to eventsEvent organiser Easyfairs continues to roll out Gleanin’s referral marketing platform, Gleanin Connect, across its portfolio of international events.
LAS VEGAS MARKET TO HOST 8TH ANNUAL GIFT FOR LIFE FUNDRAISERInternational Market Centers is gearing up to host its 8thannual “Up On the Roof” gala charity event during the Summer 2018 Las Vegas Market, running July 29-Aug. 2.
There is no limit to the future in dongguan"Home fair", "wisdom fair", "man fair"Inadvertently, dongguan gradually to "the city of exhibition" close.This is another city symbol besides the "manufacturing capital".In 2017, there will be 64 exhibitions with an exhibition scale of over 3000 square meters in dongguan, and one large-scale exhibition will be held every 5-7 days on average.The exhibition industry has broad development space and unlimited prospects.
MITEC’s new event management platform goes liveThe Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) has launched its new event management and coordination platform.
UBM ACQUIRES THE BATTERY SHOW EUROPEUBM, now part of Informa, the world’s leading B2B events organizer, today announces that it has acquired The Battery Show Europe and co-located Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Europe from UK-based Smarter Shows.
Our country art education domain has exclusive exhibitionThe three - dimensional animation experience of vigorous song and dance, the field teaching of classical opera, the exploration innovation of four great inventionsRecently, with the approval of the culture and tourism, ccpit, by the Chinese art vocational education association and jointly organized by China international exhibition center group corporation 2018 Chinese art education exposition and 40th anniversary of reform and opening-up art education exhibition held in Beijing China internatio
Industry welcomes SATTE’s decision to shift venue to Greater NoidaConsidering the feedback from travel trade fraternity, in the wake of redevelopment of Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, UBM India, the organiser of SATTE has taken a conscious decision to shift the 2019 and 2020 edition of SATTE to India Expo Centre, Greater Noida.
COMPEXPOSIUM ACQUIRES INTERNATIONAL MASTER COURSE ON AGING SCIENCE (IMCAS) EVENTSParis-based Comexposium recently acquired International Master Course on Aging Science (IMCAS) events.
Quest Events Acquires TOTALLY MODQuest Events has acquired TOTALLY MOD, based in Orlando, Fla., with an additional location in Las Vegas. The newly acquired company adds to Quest’s growing roster of rental solutions that is best known for its innovative furniture, scenic and décor solutions.
dmg events is open for business in Saudi Arabiadmg events establishes office to use as base for the company’s events throughout the Kingdom.
We will work together to build the "One Belt And One Road" international rule of lawRules and the rule of law are both One Belt And One Road's passport to the world and a safety valve for dealing with uncertain risks and challenges.On July 2, at the opening ceremony of One Belt And One Road international cooperation on the rule of law (One Belt And One Road), state councilor and foreign minister wang yi delivered a keynote speech, which triggered heated discussions among the participants.
Crossover: the next wave of innovation and development of exhibition industry"Light up the new engine to lead the five continents, wonderful hangzhou bo and you with the dream."Recently, in the eighth session of the Chinese and foreign exhibition project cooperation symposium (hereinafter referred to as the Chinese and foreign exhibition cooperation symposium) one of the important activities of the 'show' part will be accompanied by "theme buffet meeting, hangzhou international expo center (hereinafter referred to as hangzhou countries rich) created the splendid HangBo i
New research suggests business travellers feel safer at airports than train stationsNew research by global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel suggests that business travellers feel safer travelling via plane than by train, bus, taxi, or on foot.
LOUISVILLE CVB REBRANDS AS LOUISVILLE TOURISMWith its bounty of ongoing hotel development and renovations, a growing bourbon district, new attractions and a soon-to-be-unveiled, expanded downtown convention center, the city of Louisville has been working overtime to meet the demands of its more than 16.4 million annual visitors.
Linyi exhibition industry to accelerate the pace of internationalization and international conference and exhibition enterprises marriageWe are full of expectations for linyi. After the signing of this contract, we hope to use our resources to help linyi further improve the scale and level of the exhibition in the future.On June 28, ye shaoxin, director of business development for Asia Pacific of gaomei aibo exhibition (Shanghai) co., LTD., spoke about the cooperation with linyi at the Shanghai new international expo center.
APWA Selects Taffy Event Strategies for 2019 PWXPictured L-R: Diana Forbes, APWA director of meetings and Jennifer Hoff, president of Taffy Event Strategies.
HITEC HOUSTON BOASTS HIGHEST ATTENDED EVENT IN ITS ASSOCIATION’S HISTORYThe Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC) recently wrapped up its highest-attended North American event in its association’s 65-year history.
The eighth sino-foreign conference on cooperation of exhibition projects concluded in hangzhouJune 25 to 27, by the development of exhibition industry of hangzhou office for the coordination and jointly organized by the Chinese and foreign exhibition magazine of "the eighth Chinese and foreign exhibition project cooperation symposium" (2018) EPFIC international expo center successfully held in hangzhou, this symposium theme of "global, interconnected, and create new height the exhibition", according to the latest statistics of the organizing committee, clinch a deal the symposium at the
Driving digitalLogistics providers are doubling their efforts to produce technology that runs from transit to booth in the pursuit of becoming the perfect partner for organisers.
FOUR INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS TO BE HONORED WITH THE EXPO GROUP SHOW MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARDThe Expo Group, an exhibitions and events partner that invests in growth, has unveiled The Expo Group Show Manager of the Year (SMOTY) Awards for 2018.
Hangzhou and suzhou will formulate new exhibition policies to promote the development of the exhibition industryHangzhou is working hard to formulate measures for the management and use of funds for the development of hangzhou exhibition industry"Hangzhou office for the coordination development of convention and exhibition industry planning and external liaison everywhere rectangular solid fai June 27 in the same period of the eighth Chinese and foreign exhibition project symposium held in hangzhou special exhibition industry to promote said at the meeting.
Annual survey confirms Hong Kong’s position as trade fair capital of AsiaThe Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) has released the latest in its series of annual surveys of the exhibition activities in Hong Kong. The results show continued growth in the region, reaffirming Hong Kong’s position as the trade fair capital of Asia.
MIND, BODY AND EVENTSHealth and wellness is a $4 trillion industry and growing. The “healthy eating and nutrition” and “fitness and mind-body” segments alone accounted for $1.19 trillion in 2015, with “workplace wellness” adding another $43 billion, which is why it’s no surprise that events are including the latest health and wellness trends in their planning.
Chongqing convention and exhibition economy has achieved remarkable resultsChongqing convention and exhibition economy has achieved remarkable results
Knocking on Europe’s doorA gateway to Europe, Holland harvests a pro-business climate – Words by Sarah-Claire Picton
2018 TSNN AWARDS ATTENDEES WILL DISCOVER HOW TO TRULY ‘TRANSFORM’ THEIR EVENTSJust like the city of Louisville, Ky., is undergoing a massive transformation with new and renovated hotels, an expanded and spiffed up Kentucky International Convention Center and a bevy of new distilleries, restaurants and other entertainment attractions, the 2018 TSNN Awards, on tap Aug. 10-12, is mirroring the transformation theme in all facets of its event.
Join us for drinks at Confex Future Focus in Manchester!Join Exhibition News and its sister publications, including EW, for exclusive networking drinks on Day One of Confex Future Focus (4 July).
CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT COMMITS TO REDUCING CARBON EMISSIONS, RECOGNIZED AS MOST COMMUNITY-MINDED COMPANYCaesars Entertainment Corporation just reinforced its commitment to fight climate change by setting science-based targets to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the company and throughout its supply chain.
SITE’s new CITP certification exam to be offered at IMEX AmericaThe Certified Incentive Travel Professional (CITP), a new, designation for mid to senior level incentive travel professionals offered by Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE), is to be offered at IMEX America later this year.
OKLAHOMA CITY BREAKS GROUND ON NEW CONVENTION CENTEROklahoma City is gearing up to welcome a brand new convention center. On June 15, officials from the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau (OKC CVB), local civic leaders and other dignitaries gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking for the $288 million Oklahoma City Convention Center, which will open debt-free in 2020.
The four major purchasers' alliance of Shanghai trading group of import fair has been establishedCross-border import e-commerce alliance, large-scale retailers alliance, comprehensive trade service provider alliance, exhibition and sales service allianceOn June 21, the four major purchasing agents alliance established by the Shanghai trading group of China international import fair was officially inaugurated.With the establishment of the alliance, the main structure of Shanghai trading group has been basically completed.It is estimated that the transaction group's intended purchase amount i
MCEC appoints director of marketing and communicationsMelbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has appointed Carolyn Johnson as director of Marketing and Communications.
BLACKSTONE AGREES TO BUY EVENT EXPERIENCE COMPANY PSAVPSAV, a global leader in event experiences, entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity and real estate funds affiliated with Blackstone from affiliates of Goldman Sachs and Olympus Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Ningbo international convention and exhibition center 10 measures to improve hardware and software: the full use of electronic paymentRecently, the ningbo international convention and exhibition center has announced 10 measures to create a standardized, efficient and convenient service environment and comprehensively upgrade the software and hardware of the "exhibition carrier"
CEIR releases part three in How to Grow Attendance seriesThe Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has announced, 19 June, the release of the third report in its newest series for attendee marketers, How to Grow Attendance. Report Three: Messaging that Resonates and Delivers identifies the three primary ingredients of marketing messaging that help drive attendee growth.
LANDING THE WORLD'S BIGGEST EVENT WITH FACE-TO-FACE BUSINESS TRAVELThis week, we found out who will host the world’s largest and most passion-inducing event, For the Events Industry, it re-emphasizes a vital truth about our work, one we occasionally fail to put into practice.
Beijing "world expo" franchised souvenirs are on display at the 5th China - South Asia expoDuring June 14 to 20, the fifth China - South Asia expo held in kunming city in yunnan province, the Beijing world park in yunnan in 2019 during the park in Beijing propaganda promotion activities, both at home and abroad for propaganda 2019 Beijing "walked" green home life "theme and run concept, show the new achievements of ecological civilization construction in our country, show the new era of power capital, a new image.
In pictures: London Tech Week 2018London, Europe’s ‘technology capital’, became a nucleus of digital innovation as London Tech Week launched its fifth edition, 11-17 June. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, formally opened the festival on 11 June.
MARKETPLACE EVENTS PURCHASES MINNESOTA HOME & PATIO SHOWIt’s been a busy year so far for Marketplace Events, which been actively acquiring even more home and garden shows to add to its already extensive consumer event portfolio, including its most recent purchase of the Minnesota Home & Patio Show from Cenaiko Productions.
Over four days, 81.2 million yuan, 337,100 people visited the Shanghai cooperation import fairBy the Qingdao people's government and the sco industrialist committee jointly organized, Qingdao city business bureau and laoshan district government to undertake the sco countries import goods exhibition in Qingdao successfully.Show lasts four days, a total of from 17 countries such as Russia, kazakhstan, kyrgyzstan, 57 enterprises exhibition, exhibition national characteristics food, wine, handicrafts, textile and clothing, household goods and so on more than 60 products, to attract business,
Realising potentialKai Hattendorf, UFI managing director, raises big questions and reflects on different discussions in his most recent UFI Column featured in Exhibition World (Issue 3 | 2018), online now.
IPPE 2019 WILL BOAST LARGEST TRADE SHOWFLOOR IN ITS HISTORYThe 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) appears to already be breaking its own showfloor records eight months prior to the event.
#GEDawards 2018: Embracing new talentThe Global Exhibitions Day Awards (#GEDawards) is presented by Exhibition World and UFI, and gives recognition to the efforts surrounding the recent GED18.
PCIM ASIA 2018 BOASTS 12 PERCENT INCREASE IN NET AREAThe 2018 edition of PCIM Asia has gained solid support from exhibitors and buyers within the power electronics industry.
Yangtze river delta: make up "a picture" gradient development exhibition industryRecently, the 2018 main leadership symposium was held in Shanghai in Yangtze river delta, the Yangtze river delta regional integration development action plan for three years (2018-2020) "(hereinafter referred to as the" action plan ") during the meeting passed the review.11 projects were signed on site, including the cooperation agreement on service guarantee of China international import expo (hereinafter referred to as the cooperation agreement) in the Yangtze river delta region.Shanghai is s
Join UFI at the 85th UFI Global Congress in St. PetersburgUnder the theme ‘The Dynamics of Transition – Our Industry’s Complex Future’, the 85th UFI Global Congress, hosted by Expoforum Russia, is set to take place in St. Petersburg from 31 October to 3 November 2018.
ETOUCHES EXPANDS SALES MODEL THROUGH SOCIAL SELLINGMost event technology is sold through business-to-business (B2B) channels. However, B2B sales processes can take more time than some planners have for smaller events.
Policy interpretation of the measures for filing major exhibition activities in hangzhouI. what is the purpose and significance of implementing the measures for filing major exhibition activities in hangzhou? A: hangzhou exhibition activities include meetings, exhibitions, festivals, events, performing a variety of activities such as morphology, numerous projects, the implementation of "hangzhou major exhibition activities for the record method" is for the sake of a more comprehensive grasp information, so that targeted funding support and public service, standardize the market ma
Doha Exhibition and Convention Center shines light on GEDTo celebrate Global Exhibitions Day, which was held last week on 6 June, the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) adjusted the lighting of its roof sun-wells to reflect the name of the event (GED18).
UBM ACQUIRES EXPOMED AND LIVE HEALTHCARE EVENTS IN LATIN AMERICAGlobal B2B event organizer, UBM, has expanded its healthcare event portfolio with the acquisition of ExpoMed from LIVEMED in Mexico and Live Healthcare in Brazil from founders Dr. Vitor Assentuno and Dr. Raphael Gordilho.
Qingdao wins plaudits with the light of harmonyOn June 9, solstice, the Shanghai cooperation organization (sco) Qingdao summit (hereinafter referred to as the Shanghai cooperation Qingdao summit) was held at the Qingdao international conference center (hereinafter referred to as the Qingdao conference center).The Shanghai cooperation Qingdao summit will not only help member states build a new type of international relations featuring mutual respect, fairness, justice and win-win cooperation, but also play an important role in the future deve
Travel Trade Market to showcase in ChinaSupported by the Chengdu Tourism Bureau and organised by EAGLE (Italian Exhibition Group’s and VNU Exhibitions Asia’s joint venture), Travel Trade Market (TTM) is set to take place in Chengdu, China, 5-7 September 2018.
INFOCOMM SETS NEW RECORDS FOR SIZE AND ATTENDANCE IN LAS VEGASThe Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association lowered the curtain on its first InfoComm show in North America as AVIXA, while the annual trade show and conference for audiovisual professionals set new records for size and attendance.
Shenzhen international convention and exhibition center will be the "largest living room in the world".The world's largest convention and exhibition center under construction in shenzhen has stirred the hearts of its citizens. On June 9, hundreds of experts, citizens and media reporters by zhongjian group into the construction of "the world's largest living room", feel the 40 years of reform and opening up China's enterprises and the development of China's construction achievements.
London Tech Week returns to Europe’s largest technology hubLondon Tech Week (LTW) 2018 showcases the best of the capital’s tech sector to the rest of the world from 11 – 17 June.
RECORD-BREAKING 85 COUNTRIES TAKE PART IN GLOBAL EXHIBITIONS DAY (#GED18)Exhibition professionals around the world came out in record numbers for the third Global Exhibitions Day (GED) June 6.
The Shanghai cooperation organization Qingdao summit was heldOn 10 June, the eighteenth meeting of the council of heads of state of the sco member states was held at the Qingdao international conference centre. President xi jinping presided over the meeting and delivered an important speech.
ADNEC joins the Global Exhibitions Day celebrationsGlobal Exhibitions Day (GED) is marked 6 June as a strategic global event aimed at highlighting the significant contributions made by the MICE sector worldwide.
CLARION UX FOODSERVICE EVENTS LAUNCHES NEW BUYER PROGRAMSClarion UX has implemented two new key buyer programs across its restaurant and foodservice event portfolio designed to quantifiably enhance exhibitor ROI.
The first Changchun cultural exhibition Week opens in the middle of this month.Reporter 7 from the Changchun cultural and radio news and Publishing Bureau learned that June 15th - 25 will be held in the Changchun International Convention and Exhibition Center for the first Changchun cultural exhibition week. Xu Huaiwu, President of the Committee of the Changchun Committee of the Committee for the promotion of international trade in China, said it would be a grand gathering of exhibitions, forums, meetings and cultural activities.
MARKETPLACE EVENTS ACQUIRES PACIFIC NORTHWEST CONSUMER SHOWSMarketplace Events has purchased two shows from O’Loughlin Trade Shows, the largest producer of consumer shows in the Pacific Northwest.
UFI and EMECA renew and strengthen the European Exhibition Industry AllianceUFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, and EMECA, the European Major Exhibition Center Association, have agreed to extend the European Exhibition Industry Alliance (EEIA), which aims to represent the interests of the exhibition industry to EU stakeholders in Brussels.
Results of the docking of the capital distribution of the fair to see the fair: the press conference of the 2018 China fair was successfully held in BeijingOn June 5, China's creative achievements trade fair (hereinafter referred to as the SEC) press conference held in Beijing, China association for science and technology innovation service center director Zheng Haojun, guangzhou municipal government deputy secretary-general zhang jh, party secretary of guangzhou city association for science and technology, sherry Chen, vice chairman of China association for science and technology innovation service center Guo Hao, deputy director of the guangzhou
Anna Valley wins £4m digitisation contract for NEC BirminghamUK AV company, Anna Valley, have been appointed to complete a £4m digitisation programme for the Birmingham-based National Exhibition Centre (NEC), 31 May 2018.
Backed by the ministriesTCEB’s Nichapa Yoswee gives us a peek at the inner workings of her new collaboration with ministries to help pitch for tradeshows, as featured in issue 2 | 2018 of Exhibition World.
UPDATED | Countdown to #GED18: AEFI launches ‘The Power of Italian Exhibitions’Updated 4 June 2018 | Only two more sleeps until Global Exhibitions Day 2018 (#GED18) kicks off world-wide on 6 June.
ENDEAVOR BUSINESS MEDIA SCORES 9 HOSTED BUYER EVENTS; CARIBOU MEDIA GROUP BUYS KNIFE PORTFOLIOThe mergers and acquisitions market continues to tick away with new activity as two recent companies – Endeavor Business Media and Caribou Media Group - both made recent buys.
UFI shines light on sustainable development at forum in OrlandoAfter three consecutive years in Asia, UFI Educational Forum will organise its 8th UFI Educational Forum on Sustainable Development in Orlando (USA) from 6-7 August 2018.
MOHEGAN SUN OFFICIALLY OPENS THE NEW EARTH EXPO & CONVENTION CENTERMohegan Sun, based in Uncasville, Conn., opened the Earth Expo & Convention Center today, the property’s $80 million dollar expansion, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
CEIR 2018 Q1 insights reveal continued growth within exhibition industry The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has announced 2018 first quarter index results, reporting that the recent growth of the exhibition industry continued during the first quarter of 2018.
CEIR TOTAL INDEX: TRADE SHOW INDUSTRY CONTINUES ITS GROWTH STREAK IN Q1 2018The Center for Exhibition Industry Research reports that the recent growth of the exhibition industry continued during the first quarter of 2018.
Various foreign companies are competing for China's service marketChina's ongoing industrial upgrading and consumer upgrading have created unlimited opportunities in the service sector. In the 5th Beijing fair, from America, asean, Africa and other countries and regions overseas exhibitors bullish on China service market, actively promote the domestic enterprise and advantage in services, the platform of the SEC hope with the help of Beijing to seek business opportunities, strengthen cooperation in the field of trade in services.
State of the global events market: Tips, insights and trendsFollowing her trip to IMEX in Frankfurt in mid-May, Masha Boh (pictured), business development manager at The Brewery, discusses the state of the global events market – offering tips, insights and trends.
SHEPARD LAUNCHES EVENTVOICE - A VOICE-DRIVEN EVENT ASSISTANTShepard Launched eventVOICE, a voice-driven assistant designed specifically for events to enhance attendee experience, improve exhibitor engagement and help organizers work smarter.
Exhibitors should make good use of information technology to improve efficiencyIn recent years, under the cross-boundary environment of "Internet +", exhibitors have come into contact with many different industries and fields and changed their inherent working habits. As a veteran of exhibition industry for more than 20 years, the author is well aware of the pains of exhibition industry. Conference and exhibition organizers, or perform services, or exhibition venues, once the goals established on building brand, its team work overtime phenomenon can compete in the field of
Going globalGermany is home to many of the world’s leading events, but now more than ever it is taking its shows abroad. – Words by Antony Reeve-Crook
E.J. KRAUSE, TARSUS GROUP BUY 60-PERCENT SHARE OF EXPO RESTAURANTESEJ. Krause and Associates and Tarsus have purchased a 60-percent interest of Expo Restaurantes, the leading restaurant show in Mexico.
The show tells you how your life will be changed by big dataVirtual fitting goggles, driverless cars, delivery drones, unmanned smart factoriesHigh-profile 2018 China international big data industry exposition on May 26 solstice 29 held in guiyang city, held in China international big data industry exposition attracted a large audience within TTF attending.The exhibition area of 60000 square meters, set up a comprehensive international pavilion, application of digital library, frontier feasible.although, digital hardware pavilion, double at the internati
exhibition industry has The ministry of commerce recently released the statistical analysis report on the development of China's exhibition industry (2017), which shows: In 2017, China's exhibition market will continue to be the largest in the world.With the development of diversified business models and increasingly intensified resource integration, the exhibition industry has moved from rapid growth to high quality development. How to keep rational thinking and make scientific decisions in this era of fierce compet
HKTDC APRIL FAIRS DRAW 230,000 BUYERS, UP NEARLY 3 PERCENTMore than 230,000 buyers from 176 countries and regions attended the seven fairs organised by the HKTDC in April, a yearly increase of nearly 3%. 130,000 of these buyers were from mainland Chinese and overseas, an increase of more than 4%, while there were more than 9,000 exhibitors.
Barnett to depart Reed ExhibitionsFollowing an internal restructure, it has been confirmed that senior exhibitions director of the IBTM Events portfolio, Graeme Barnett, will leave the company at the end of May after 22 years with Reed Exhibitions.
EVENT TECH LAB EXPANDS PARTNERSHIPS WITH EVENT TECHNOLOGY START-UPSInternational virtual marketing and communications incubator, Event Tech Lab, is continuing to do its part to mentor and develop the next generation of event technology companies by growing its start-up partnerships.
CWIEME 2018The United States is a major importer and exporter of electronic products. It radiates to the markets of Canada, Mexico and other central and South America and has broad market potential. In recent years the United States has imported $60 billion a year in electronic components, components, electronic materials and related products, accounting for a quarter of the global market. In 2006, the United States became the third largest producer of electronic components in the world, second only to Chi
JA New York Spring 2018Every year, the JA New York Show attracts exhibitors, acquisitions and professionals from all over the world. Here, you can not only observe the latest international jewelry development trend, but also experience the bloody fight, intermittent and intense market competition. Organizers, according to the previous JA jewellery from 725 companies from more than 30 countries of the world to come to the exhibition, 42% of the exhibitors later add as much as $1 million in annual sales, the exhibition
The hongdao international convention and exhibition center was opened this year, with a maximum span of 171 meters in steel structureThe project of China hongdao international convention and exhibition center under construction has entered the stage of internal and external decoration and is scheduled to be put into use at the end of the year. The center has a huge scale and an area three times the size of the original Qingdao international convention and exhibition center. The steel roof of the hall alone weighs 137 thousand tons and has a maximum span of 171 meters.
BNP MEDIA TO LAUNCH AEC BUILDTECH CONFERENCE & EXPONP Media’s Architecture, Engineering and Construction Publishing Group is gearing Bup to launch AEC BuildTech Conference & Expo, an interactive conference and exhibition designed for architects, engineers and contractors to learn and leverage new building processes, materials and emerging construction technologies.
Informa Brazil wins 2018 UFI Marketing AwardUFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has named Informa Brazil as winner of the 2018 UFI Marketing Award.
Vision Expo West 2018The American west international glasses exhibition is the largest in the americas, with the latest information technology conference. To attend the world's best and most comprehensive eye health conference, according to the latest industry trends and the most advanced medical technology provided by the exhibition will help you to expand your business and master the latest technology. America is glasses product consumption big country, there are about 10000 more than 3000 related glasses compa
USA international auto parts exhibition 2018The largest U.S. auto manufacturing trade fair is the annual Las Vegas international auto parts show. The exhibition is sponsored by the American association of automobile maintenance services, automobile and equipment manufacturers association and automobile parts association. With 1,620 exhibitors and more than 70,000 visitors from more than 100 countries and regions, the exhibition is regarded as the best trade show in the north American auto parts industry.
Suntec Singapore wins UFI Digital Innovation Award 2018UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has named Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre as winner of the UFI Digital Innovation Award 2018, thanks to its cutting-edge HybriD solution.
E.J. KRAUSE & ASSOCIATES LAUNCHES ELECTRIC BIKE EVENTSEJ. Krause & Associates (EJK) is expanding its 2018 event portfolio with the debut of its Electric Bike Events series, created to cover the recreational electric bicycle sector.
The 2018 biological fermentation exhibition will take you into the emerging pillar industries and the emerging industries to see the Biology.In recent years, with biotech revolution, health is the most of the future development in China, health is the most promising in the field of medicine, medical field is the most promising biological pharmacy.
The first "5G demonstration business district" was officially launchedWant to go to the exhibition, but can't? 5G technology is worth expecting. Recently, by the Shanghai hongqiao business district management committee and China telecom Shanghai companies work together for the country's first "5 g demonstration business district" official start, the two sides also jointly issued the first batch of innovative applications based on 5 g, 5 g + VR ", "5 g + unmanned aerial vehicle (uav)" and "5 g + 8 k", service the first China international fair first 5 g base statio
Comexposium appoints new APAC region CEOComexposium, a global events organiser, has announced the appointment of Elaine Chia as its new APAC CEO.
NPE WRAPS UP ITS LARGEST SHOW IN HISTORYThe Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) recently concluded its largest NPE2018: The Plastics Show, known as the top plastics industry event in North America.
The milan office furniture exhibition 2018Italian furniture fair SALONE INTERNATIONALE DEL MOBILE DI MILANO since its inception, enrich the content of the exhibition, has added the milan international exhibition, international milan furniture semi-finished products and accessories exhibition of lamps and lanterns and milan design week exhibition series, fully embodies the furniture design ideas, technology and fashion trends, is the international furniture, household, building, an indicator of popular accessories and lamps and lanterns,
For many Chinese tourism enterprises, the present is undoubtedly the best time.
Singapore tire exhibition tour 2019Tyrexpo is a professional tire exhibition that covers all related products in the tire industry and has a very wide influence in southeast Asia and the world. The exhibition is aimed at professional target buyers of tire manufacturing, tire repair, tire wholesale, tire export and retail.
The maximum subsidy for the exhibition at zhangdian is 600,000 yuan.Reporter has learned, is issued the Zhang Dian district committee of the CCP is the opinions of the people's government on further strengthening the investment promotion and capital introduction work "(hereinafter referred to as" opinions "), is to guide industry development investment, and accelerate the establishment is "556" the new system of modern industry, the exhibition economy investment projects for special funds allowance, the maximum subsidy of 600000 yuan.
Guiyang measures to support pharmaceutical enterprises to participate in professional exhibitions.On May 17th, the reporter learns from the municipal ministry committee, for the development of the real economy, promote the qian mountain medicine, pharmaceutical manufacturing enterprise in order to support guiyang "guiyang pavilion" in the form of medical professional exhibitions, improve enterprise's popularity and competitiveness, guiyang introduced the guiyang city of industry and information technology commission on further implementation of the qian mountain medicine support funds use me
"AI + crossover + technology" to see the new ideas of the China conference and exhibition innovators conference in 2018.Build the new convention and exhibition forum guests around "AI ecology" and "cross-border thinking innovation ability the exhibition", "digital venues: change and beyond" topics, such as in-depth Internet + exhibition way of practice.
The international beauty exhibition in Malaysia will be inspected 2018The Malaysia international beauty show was successfully held in 2005. After a few years of development in the beauty industry rapid growth. The successful promotion of Malaysia's beauty industry to the international stage. Malaysia beauty exhibition is a good platform for the sales of new products, and also the most comprehensive business information and transaction interchange. With Kuala Lumpur as the center and radiating southeast Asia, it has successfully attracted professionals from all sec
One Belt And One Road new ideas and new ways for foreign investment and financing.Area all the way may already be familiar, but as in August, 2017, promulgated by the state council "about further guide and standardize the guidance of foreign investment direction and the trend of the overseas investment of Chinese enterprises to strengthen risk control to further refinement, officially made clear China's overseas investment projects encouraged, restricted and prohibited class. In December at the same time, the national development and reform commission issued the "enterprise o
the American stone and tile exhibition Coverings will be inspected2018The most professional stone exhibition in America. America exhibition of stone material and ceramic tile COVERINGS is currently the biggest stone material and ceramic tile kind professional international trade fair, every year, in Orlando, Atlanta and held alternately in cities like Las Vegas, aims to expand the COVERINGS of the radial force of the market. Coverings in 2017 in the United States held Orlando from 35 countries of the world's more than 1000 ceramic, stone material manufacturers
Thailand's convention and exhibition bureau has launched a "big three subsidy" aimed at the Chinese marketTo attract more Chinese tourists to Thailand for business meeting and incentive travel (hereinafter referred to as "MICE" or award tourism), Thailand convention and exhibition bureau released on March 22 in Shanghai "three big strategies" and "three subsidies".
International yacht and yacht exhibition in Amsterdam, Netherlands.2018The international yacht and yacht exhibition in Amsterdam is organized by RAI international exhibition co., Netherlands. It is held annually. The show is a veritable international exhibitions, through the METS exhibition will build your network, for you to develop effective business and professional information and communication creates a perfect foundation of knowledge.
To build a "great power platform", the convention and exhibition people's wishes will be open for 40 years.As a special platform in the reform and opening up, the exhibition industry has expanded from the Canton fair of China's foreign trade history to the China international import fair which promotes the development of an open world economy. From leading brands and trade fairs in various industries, to the world expo, boao Asia BBS, One Belt And One Road summit BBS, APEC, G20 and other major home diplomacy activities. 40 years of China's exhibition industry, for the global, countries, cities and in
International hardware and garden exhibition, Las Vegas, USA, 2018One of the largest and most famous hardware tools and garden exhibitions in the world. The National Hardware Show, founded in 1945, attracts the world's highest level of exhibitors and purchasers every year. The exhibition is one of the largest and most famous professional exhibition of hardware tools in the world. It has been held for more than 60 consecutive years. Since 2004, the exhibition has moved from Chicago to Las Vegas, a leading trade show city. The exhibition organized by reed compa
Hainan,China has graded and evaluated the exhibition.To cultivate brand exhibition, standardize the order of exhibition industry of hainan province industry, promote the development of exhibition industry standardization, specialization, internationalization of hainan province, hainan province business hall to take the lead to develop the hierarchy of the exhibition and the evaluation criteria "(DB46 / T446-2017), hainan province bureau of quality and technical supervision has been promulgated on December 11, 2017.
CHATBOTS SIGNAL THE ARRIVAL OF THE 24/7 WORKFORCEMeet Betty. She fields attendee questions, answers them with accuracy, oh, and she works all day, every day, even holidays. What kind of superhuman is this? She’s not a person at all – Betty is a chatbot, which uses artificial intelligence to simulate human conversation.
IMEX 2018 showcases in FrankfurtIMEX in Frankfurt started with EduMonday, 14 May, at Kap Europa Congress Centre.
TOP SEVEN NOMINEES CHOSEN FOR TSNN’S “BEST OF SHOW” AWARD – VOTE NOW!After a RECORD year of nominations, TSNN proudly unveils the top seven show finalists competing for the TWO “Best of Show” Awards being announced at TSNN Awards Aug. 10-12 in Louisville (www.T-awards.com).
2018 World Tea Fair tour study tour groupThe World Tea Expo WORLD TEA EXPO (12-14 June 2018) is the most specialized and international tea industry exhibition in the world. The exhibition provides a good opportunity for direct contact with the global market for business organizations and research institutions in the field of tea, rapidly promoting the development of the international tea industry and tea trade. It is known as one of the 50 fastest developing international professional exhibitions in North America by the American trade
Tour of the Middle East (Dubai) Dubai international coffee and Tea Expo 2018The Dubai international coffee and tea exhibition is the only exhibition devoted to coffee and tea trade in the United Arab Emirates, showing new trends in the industry and promoting the development of related industries. The support units include the SCAA and the world coffee Competition Organizing Committee (WCE). In the past two years, the United Arab Emirates has nearly 2200 licensed Cafe licences, and nearly 90 stores and large coffee baking shops will be opened in the next 18-24 months. In
Countdown to Global Exhibitions Day (#GED18)Just three weeks away, Global Exhibitions Day (#GED18) is a celebration of the exhibition industry and everyone who works in it.
INTERNATIONAL MARKET CENTERS, AMERICASMART COMBINE UNDER ONE UMBRELLAInternational Market Centers and AmericasMart, two operators in the furniture, gift, home decor, rug and apparel B2B industries, have entered into an agreement to form the world’s largest owner and operator of premier showroom space.
EventCity unveils its vision for the futureEventCity, a fully flexible blank canvas exhibition and conference space based in Manchester’s TraffordCity, has revealed its vision for the future and what its surroundings will look like following major transport and infrastructure upgrades.
UFI Global CEO Summit comes to LondonThe 2019 edition of UFI’s Global CEO Summit (GCS), the exhibition industry’s global annual event for C-level executives, will move to London and take place from 30 January to 1 February, at the ME Hotel in the heart of the city.
MGM RESORTS MAKES GENEROUS CONTRIBUTION TO FIGHT HUMAN TRAFFICKING As part of its contribution to the campaign to fight the global crime of human trafficking, MGM Resorts International recently awarded $250,000 to the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University.
COBO CENTER BOASTS MASSIVE UPTICK IN TECHNOLOGY SERVICES REVENUEFiscal year 2018 has been a successful one for Cobo Center’s technology services, which experienced a 58 percent jump in revenue compared to 2017.
Mexico City to welcome UFI’s LatAm Conference in SeptemberUFI’s Latin American Conference will take place in Mexico City at the World Trade Centre, Mexico, 18-19 September.
MESSE DUESSELDORF WILL TAKE PART IN AACC CLINICAL LAB EXPO 2018Messe Düsseldorf will participate in the AACC Clinical Lab Expo 2018 in order to promote its “MEDICAlliance” program of regional and international medical trade fairs organized around the globe.
IBTM appoints new portfolio directorIBTM, part of global exhibition organiser Reed Travel Exhibitions, has announced the appointment of Shane Hannam (pictured) as portfolio director effective 1 June 2018.
WESTERN FOODSERVICE & HOSPITALITY EXPO TO COLLOCATE WITH HEALTHY FOOD EXPO WEST AND COFFEE FEST L.A.The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, Healthy Food Expo West and Coffee Fest Los Angeles are gearing up to take place alongside each other Aug. 19-21 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Marina Bay Sands wins ‘Exceptional Achievement’ award at 2018 Singapore Tourism AwardsMarina Bay Sands became the first hospitality and MICE venue in Singapore to be conferred the ‘Exceptional Achievement’ award at the Singapore Tourism Board’s (STB) annual Singapore Tourism Awards, 9 May.
AEM’S MEGAN TANEL CHOSEN AS 2018 TSNN AWARDS INDUSTRY ICON HONOREEThe Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ Megan Tanel has been named the 2018 TSNN Awards Industry Icon Honoree and will be celebrated at an awards gala held during the Aug. 10-12 weekend in Louisville, Ky.
CALGARY SET THE STAGE FOR WORLD’S LARGEST SIGNAL PROCESSING CONFERENCETech giants Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google were among some of the brightest minds to converge at the annual IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), held April 16-20 at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Barcelona leapfrogs Paris to head new ICCA rankings city listBarcelona has claimed first place in the latest, 2017 ICCA city rankings for the first time since 2004. The city overtook Paris and Vienna to claim the first spot. The top five cities remain the same, albeit in a different order. Berlin (4th) and London (5th) make up the others in the top five.
Oriental pearlEW looks at Shenzhen, home to one of the largest exhibition venue construction projects in the world – in one of the world’s hottest neighbourhoods – Words by Antony Reeve-Crook
MARKETPLACE EVENTS SCOOPS UP THREE ATLANTA HOME SHOWSIn a move that CEO Tom Baugh has labeled as “highly strategic,” B2C home shows producer, Marketplace Events, has purchased three Atlanta-based home shows from SEMCO Productions.
TARSUS GROUP NAMES TWO SENIOR MANAGEMENT MEMBERS IN ASIA; UPS STAKE IN SHENZHEN INTERNATIONAL UNDERWEAR FAIRUK.-based Tarsus Group has taken steps to increase the pace of its growing presence in Asia by announcing the addition of two new members to its Asian senior management team.
Rockpool takes controlling stake in UK-based agency SmyleMulti award-winning event agency Smyle has agreed an investment deal by Smyle Creative Group Ltd, a new holding company backed by private equity firm Rockpool.
GES APPOINTS JAY ALTIZER PRESIDENT OF NORTH AMERICAGES has named Jay Altizer president of its North America division, effective May 14.
Global Exhibitions Day 2017: The big pictureGED's role and influence in the global exhibition industry.
PACK EXPO EAST GAINS MOMENTUM IN PHILADELPHIAIf popular new features and satisfied exhibitors were any indication, the third edition of PACK EXPO East proved to be its most comprehensive and successful yet
CVENT TO ACQUIRE MOBILE EVENT APP COMPANY QUICKMOBILEEnterprise event management company Cvent has announced that it will acquire mobile event app provider QuickMobile. The acquisition is expected to close before the end of May 2018.
UFI NAMES DIVERSIFIED’S MARY LARKIN INCOMING PRESIDENTThe UFI Board of Directors has elected Diversified Business Communications’ Mary Larkin as president of UFI for 2020.
Clarion Defence & Security and Crisis Intelligence launch DSEI JapanClarion Defence & Security and Crisis Intelligence Japan will launch and operate Japan’s first tri-service defence exhibition & conference, “DSEI Japan”.
PLANNERS GIVE EVENTS A MEGAPHONE WITH INFLUENCER MARKETINGWhile planning an event in an industry, show organizers quickly learn the leading voices of that industry. These voices influence large communities and offer a type of credibility brands themselves cannot. As a result, marketers have quickly engaged in “influencer marketing campaigns.”
All aboard the danubeSAILMash Media attended an evening presentation of Vienna’s latest landmark – the danubeSAIL – at the Austrian Embassy in London, 26 April.
President Xi Jinping emphasized the opportunity of the exhibition industry certificationXi Jinping stressed that promoting high quality development is the fundamental requirement for economic work. The development of high quality is the development of the new development concept. It is the development of the new development concept. It is the economic development that has not turned to good or not. It is necessary to promote the structural reform of the supply side at the same time, to accelerate the upgrading of the traditional industry, and to accelerate the development of new in
WORLD TRADE CENTER LAS VEGAS CONTINUES TO EXPAND ITS GLOBAL BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS In a continuing effort to enhance its international business relationships, World Trade Center Las Vegas recently signed three Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) at the 49thWorld Trade Center Association General Assembly in the Netherlands with host World Trade Center Leeuwarden, World Trade Center Twente and World Trade Center Denver.
Hamburg to host 150+ global exhibitors at Post-Expo 2018A leading event for the world’s postal, parcel and express business, 2018 Post-Expo returns to the Hamburg Messe und Congress fair complex, 9-11 October 2018.
CEIR INDEX INDICATES TRADE SHOW INDUSTRY UP 2 PERCENT FOR FULL-YEAR 2017The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has released its 2018 CEIR Index Report, which analyzes the 2017 exhibition industry and provides an economic and exhibition industry outlook for the next three years.
On trend with techUK-based provider of exhibitions stands and displays, Skyline Whitespace, takes a look at five key technology trends in the events and exhibition industry, exploring current technology and the future of the industry including the emergence of customer mapping, how augmented reality is changing and the use of drones.
GES SPONSORSHIP STRATEGY & SALES RELEASED TO HELP CLIENTS OPTIMIZE SPONSORSHIPSAn event provides one of the most powerful opportunities for sponsors to get their brand and message out in a face-to-face environment. For event organizers, sponsorships can help offset costs, increase revenue, enhance the attendee experience and strengthen partnership
Freeman announces acquisition of ComotionFreeman has announced the acquisition of Comotion Consulting Ltd (Comotion), a UK-based consulting company specialising in delivering customer-centric strategy, transformation and talent solutions to clients globally.
Zhengzhou will build a new international convention and Exhibition Center and a convention and Exhibition townBy 2020, the number of exhibitions on scale above 350 times, the exhibition area of 4 million square meters, and the economic and social benefits of the exhibition industry has reached 60 billion yuan. Yesterday, the office of the municipal government announced the opinion on speeding up the construction of Zhengzhou International Exhibition City. It is based on internationalization, brand, specialization, marketization, informationization and industrialization, on the basis of optimizing the ex
LASSO Launches Electronic Signature Solution, Forms Partnership with AtriumWorkforce management technology solutions provider, LASSO, has launched LASSO Signature, a new e-signature product that enables customers to electronically complete, review and sign documents from the same system they use to schedule, communicate and manage their workforces.
Eventbrite acquires TicketeaTicketing and event technology platform Eventbrite has announced the acquisition of Ticketea, a leading Spanish ticketing provider.
Bankside momentum at the MeetGB showcase in LondonWith around 6,700 meetings taking place over two days, national tourism organisation, VisitBritain, showcased a selection of the UK’s business events industry at MeetGB, held at the Hilton London Bankside, London, 19-20 April.
Digital citizen security decoding chip unveiled Digital China Construction Achievement ExhibitionIn April 23rd, at the first digital China construction achievement exhibition, the audience was taking digital citizen security decoding chip.
Feel the spirit of Leipzig at IMEX 2018The city of Leipzig and the congress initiative, “Feel the spirit… do-it-at-leipzig.de”, will run their first-ever joint exhibition stand G 170 at IMEX in Frankfurt, 15-17 May.
2018 TSNN AWARDS FASTEST-GROWING SHOWS UNVEILEDThe list of 50 shows that will be feted during the three-day, celebration-filled event can be found listed below and also HERE.
2018 Beijing international automobile exhibition will be held in April 27th2018 (fifteenth) Beijing International Auto Exhibition (Auto China 2018) (hereinafter referred to as "2018 Beijing auto show") will be held in 2018 to May 4th at the new pavilion and the old Pavilion of the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing.
The first digital China Construction SummitDuring the opening of the first digital China Construction Summit, hundreds of taxis were arranged to do a fixed point security service around the Straits International Convention and Exhibition Center, so that the guests and the audience would travel smoothly.
Key Energy showcases a highly renewable futureIn just over ten years, half our electricity will be generated from renewable sources, such as wind and solar power, and we will travel using increasingly numerous electric vehicles: estimates talk about a global penetration of 55% of battery-driven cars; traditional combustion systems will gradually disappear.
Informa Exhibitions announces collaboration with SmartXpoOrganiser Informa Exhibitions has announced a collaboration between its EMEA business unit and event analytics company SmartXpo to roll-out an event pricing module across a portfolio of events.
Three core functions of the conference and Exhibition large data platformThe Convention and Exhibition statistics have become an indispensable module in the exhibition industry. It has a clear demand for the Convention and Exhibition statistics, whether it is the industry management, the exhibition bureau or the organizers of the exhibition. The statistical platform of exhibition is different from the traditional exhibition statistics. It is based on big data, which is based on multidimensional statistics and comparative statistics.
Ji'nan will set up a convention and Exhibition Center in the West and set up a large-scale exhibition group.Ji'nan will accelerate the construction and operation of the Western Conference and Exhibition Center, and build a high-end exhibition platform for exhibition meetings, exhibition and promotion, economic and trade negotiation and cultural exchange.
Eventgold, becoming the third party certification audit institution designated by UFIEventgold, becoming the third party certification audit institution designated by UFI
LVCVA unveils design for Las Vegas Convention Center expansionArchitects presented design drawings for the expansion to the LVCC to the board of directors of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), 11 April.
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