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February 21, 2017
With such a wide variety of trade shows and events moving in and out of the Georgia World Congress Center on a weekly basis, it would make perfect sense for such a busy facility to devise a multi-faceted food and beverage venue able to satisfy all kind of culinary tastes and preferences. Enter Social Table, a flexible restaurant concept designed to suit the unique dining needs of individual... more
February 21, 2017
HMP, a provider of healthcare content and continuing medical education events, recently completed its acquisition of EMS World from SouthComm. As part of the agreement, HMP will assume ownership of EMS World Expo, North America's largest EMS, EMT and paramedic event. Also included in the acquisition is EMS World, a 45-year old print and digital asset that covers clinical and... more
February 21, 2017
The Consumer Technology Association unveiled that CES AsiaTM 2017 is set for another showstopping, record-smashing year., according to organizers. Four months out from the third annual event, nearly 10,500 net square meters (112,902 net square feet) of exhibit space have been sold, up 10 percent from this time last year. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (... more
February 21, 2017
London-listed international exhibition organiser, Tarsus Group, has announced plans to expand its Labelexpo Global Series with the launch of Labelexpo Southeast Asia. Labelexpo Southeast Asia will be held May 10-12, 2018, at BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand. The new event will showcase the latest label and packaging solutions, new innovations and will feature some 200 exhibitors. According to Tarsus... more
February 21, 2017
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (HML) made several recent appointments of three key senior management positions.   Thomas Tong and Jessica Wong have been promoted to Deputy Managing Director and Director of Venue Operations of HML, respectively with effect Jan. 1, while Dr. Stewart Wan has been... more
February 21, 2017
Thailand has won the business to host two prestigious global events in 2017; the Professional Convention Management Association’s (PCMA) Global Professionals Conference for the Asia-Pacific region will convene for the first time Aug. 28-31 in Southeast Asia in Bangkok and the Union of International Associations (UIA) will host their Round Table Asia Pacific, where approximately 100... more
February 20, 2017
The 2017 Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) West Conference brought manufacturing of the future into the present day at the Anaheim Convention Center. The exhibition and conference took place Feb. 7-9, with more than 30,000 manufacturing technology professionals, engineers, designers and executives engaging with more than 2,000 exhibitors on nearly 400,000 net square feet of exhibit... more
February 17, 2017
A few years ago, the 110-year-old Los Angeles Auto Show was at a crossroads: it could either keep having the same show it had been holding for a long, long time – or, in a sector that was in desperate need of a change, it could take a chance and switch things up. Fortunately, the show chose option No. 2, and after bringing on new management in 2012, it has taken big steps since to offer a more... more
February 15, 2017
Imagine turning those sometimes awkward event networking experiences into more meaningful encounters that lead to valuable connections. Attendees at PCMA’s recent Convening Leaders had a chance to do just that with Braindates, an online matchmaking platform that puts like-minded people together to share knowledge face-to-face, one-on-one. Sort of like Tinder, but for peer-to-peer networking,... more

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