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Aug 27, 2017

In conjunction with the merger of Asian Paper and Tissue World Bangkok trade shows, and with the support of The Thai Pulp and Paper Industries Association (TPPIA), Asian Paper and Tissue World successfully organized their first seminar for the Thailand pulp, paper and tissue industries, which took place at the Emerald Hotel in Bangkok Aug. 8.

More than 60 participants from the local and regional pulp and paper industry attended the event.

Participating companies included… more

Aug 27, 2017

Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 28th Food Expo, the ninth Hong Kong International Tea Fair, the fourth Home Delights Expo and the second Beauty & Wellness Expo, together with the International Conference of the Modernization of Chinese Medicine & Health Products, jointly organised with the Modernized Chinese Medicine International Association Ltd, have concluded successfully.

The four fairs attracted a record of more than 2,000 exhibitors from 29 countries and… more

Aug 18, 2017

Scholarship applications now are being accepted for the Digital Event Strategist (DES) course and certification exam.

Sponsored by Meetings + Conventions Calgary and supported by the PCMA Education Foundation’s Digital Experience Institute (DEI), the scholarships support meeting professionals seeking to further their digital and hybrid event education.

As the exclusive sponsor of these scholarships, Meetings + Conventions Calgary supports the application, online course and exam fees, a more than $1,000 USD value.

“It’s been exciting to see the digital event space… more

Aug 16, 2017

This week, the U.S.-based Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) announced the acquisition of the Incentive, Conference & Event Society Asia Pacific (ICESAP). No financial details of the deal were released.

ICESAP is based in Singapore and provides education, career development and networking opportunities for event organisers, agencies and industry suppliers in the Asia Pacific business events sector.

Following the acquisition, ICESAP will continue to… more

Aug 16, 2017

The 20th edition of Pet Fair Asia will open next month running from 24th to 27th August at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The event is positioned as one of the largest in the region and covers the dog, cat, rodent, reptile and aquatic segments.

Organised by VNU Exhibition Asia, Pet Fair Asia will occupy eight halls at SNIEC covering an exhibition space of… more

Aug 16, 2017

ibtm china is set to welcome a high-profile group of Hosted Buyers and exhibitors for the upcming12th edition of the event, taking place in Beijing Aug. 23-24. As the MICE market in China continues to develop and international interest in the region continues to grow, ibtm china is one of the region’s foremost events within the MICE industry.

International Hosted Buyers will attend from corporations including more

Aug 16, 2017

The inaugural Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) was held from 21st to 25th July 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The new show was held concurrently with the 28th Hong Kong Book… more

Aug 10, 2017

Embracing its strategy to be an end-to-end solutions provider for their existing and potential clients, MCI acquired Dallas-based Wyndham Jade, an event and travel management company specializing in integrated convention housing and registration, site selection, meeting management, incentive programs and business travel management, serving both associations and corporations.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The addition of Wyndham Jade becomes a key component of MCI USA’s Meetings, Conventions and Incentives platform serving both associations and corporations and… more

Aug 08, 2017

In response to growing customer demand, SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals has expanded its Las Vegas operations center. 

Designed to maximize productivity, efficiency and safety, the company’s new 39,000 square foot space features a new production center with advanced information technologies to support upgraded internal networking and equipment configuration.

“SmartSource’s Las Vegas location is doubling the size of its operation in response to steady growth in the local market, enabling the company to be more responsive in supporting our larger trade shows… more

Aug 08, 2017

National Trade Productions has launched a rebrand of its NTP Events client exposition management division that includes a new visual component, vision and mission statement.

The intention behind the rebranding process is threefold: to distinguish NTP Events from its parent company; to develop a distinct identity that accurately reflects the importance of its client management services and to clarify the division’s corporate structure to the exhibitions and events industry, according to Christopher Harar, who took the helm as NTP Events president in February of last year.

“The… more