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Oct 24, 2017

Global Sources opened its Gifts & Home show on 18th October at AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) in Hong Kong. The show runs until 21st October. It features primarily creative gifts, premiums and home products from Global Sources’ “Verified Suppliers” from across Asia – with the majority from China.

According to the company,… more

Oct 24, 2017

International exhibition organiser, VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific Limited, appointed a new General Manager, Mr. Chaisong Churitt, effective 1st September 2017.

Prior joining VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific, Churitt was with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) for 37 years. He has extensive experience in international conventions, media relations, marketing and government relations.

Nino Gruettke, Managing Director of VNU Exhibitions Asia… more

Oct 24, 2017

Positioned as Vietnam’s leading international water supply event, VietWater 2017 will be held from 8th to 10th November 2017 at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, featuring more than 480 companies from 38 countries and regions.

Organised by UBM Asia, products at the show will include cutting-edge technologies, solutions, products and… more

Oct 23, 2017

SMG has been busy helping the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland amp up its sustainability goals by partnering with show organizers and exhibitors to cut back on event waste while giving back to the local community.

To help the HCCC reduce its environmental impact by diverting more recyclable items from landfill, the facility operator recently unveiled its Sustainability Donation Program, a green initiative that provides clients, exhibitors and contractors a simple and environmentally friendly solution to reduce the amount of waste they generate at an HCCC event.

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Oct 20, 2017

The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has released two new industry reports designed to help exhibitors use gamification successfully as well as help show organizers understand show floor attendee engagement tactics.

Released on Oct. 19, the new Industry Insight Series Report, “How Exhibitors Can Use Games and Contests to Drive Greater Trade Show Success,” is intended to be a straightforward, “how-to” guide on using games and contests to drive exhibitor success.

“There has been a lot of buzz about gamification in the business world over the past several years… more

Oct 10, 2017

According to media reports, Singapore secured several large-scale events in the first half of 2017 ranging from world congresses to regional exhibitions to conferences. Some of the events will be held for the first time in Southeast Asia bringing Singapore an additional 20,000 visitors.

Recently confirmed congresses include: International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) Annual Meeting to be held in 2021 featuring some 1,200 healthcare professionals; the 20thmore

Oct 10, 2017

Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has announced two promotions, Ms. Tan Mei Phing as Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications, and Mr. Izad Ismail Abdullah as Manager, PR & Communications.

In her new position, Ms. Mei Phing will be responsible for the Marketing & Communications Division, including Marketing & Branding, Industry & Product Development, PR & Communications, and Market Research. She will report directly to CEO of MyCEB, Datuk Zulkefli Hj. Sharif. While, Mr. Izad will… more

Oct 10, 2017

Continental Exhibitions, a leading trade show and conference management company with headquarters in New York City, officially has acquired TechDay, a growing series of tech conferences with annual events in New York City, Los Angeles and London.

“I’m very excited to bring my 30+ years of experience within the exhibition and tradeshow space to help serve the needs of this dynamic marketplace,” said Walter Charnizon, president of Continental Exhibitions. more

Oct 10, 2017

Last week, at the Incentive Travel & Conventions, Meetings Asia (IT&CMA) and the Corporate Travel World Asia-Pacific (CTW Asia-Pacific), the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) announced its marketing and communications campaign for 2018.

Entitled “THAILAND CONNECT Your Vibrant Journey to Business Success, decoded with chapters of possibilities,” the 2018 campaign… more

Oct 10, 2017

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will open trade fairs addressing the electronics and lighting industries later this month.

The 37th Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) and the 21st electronicAsia will be held from 13th to 16th October at the… more