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Mar 07, 2017

UBM, the organizer of Aquaculture Vietnam 2017 launched the event Feb. 22 at a press conference in Can Tho, Vietnam.  

To be held Oct. 25-27 at the Can Tho International Exhibition Fair Centre (EFC), Aquaculture Vietnam 2017 will address issues to support the further sustainable development of the Vietnamese aquaculture industry.

According to UBM Asia's Group Director - ASEAN, Rungphech (Rose) Chitanuwat, "Aquaculture Vietnam 2017 will cover the whole aquaculture sector value chain, including feed, health and nutrition, genetics, equipment, processing and… more

Mar 07, 2017

The 10th edition of Automechanika Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s leading regional trade fair for the automotive industry targeting trade visitors from ASEAN, is fast approaching.

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Mar 07, 2017

The largest privately-owned convention centre in southern Philippines, SMX Convention Center Davao, plans to expand its facilities.

The new building will start construction later this year and will connect with the existing SMX Davao facility. The capacity of the new building has not yet been confirmed, but management claims that it will be expanded to accommodate up to 7,500 pax.

After the completion of the new facilities, the venue will aim to host larger and more international events. The new facilities are expected to be completed in late 2018 or early 2019.

Mar 06, 2017

By Elizabeth Johnson

“Get the right message, in front of the right people, at the right time.” It’s a common phrase, practically a mantra for today’s marketer. And the key to achieving that goal is data.

Event-producing organizations cover the spectrum of sophistication when it comes to data driven marketing. Some are at the beginning of implementing a robust data collection system and others are using data to plan future content, develop marketing strategies and find new audiences.

“Conferences and tradeshows live or die by the quality of… more

Mar 04, 2017

Life may have gotten a little bit easier for trade show buyers who have long wished for a quick and easy way to collect, manage and share product sourcing data on-the-go.

Enter ShowSourcing, a new mobile app that allows buyers and product managers to take notes and gather valuable information during trade shows, factory visits, supplier meetings or other sourcing events.

Touted as a mix between Evernote, Facebook and Salesforce, this digital data collection tool also enables users to organize, archive and share product, supplier and competitor information securely across… more

Mar 03, 2017

ConvExx, long-time show management company in the auto aftermarket space, has acquired Mobile Tech Expo from Kevin Halewood.

"Mobile Tech Expo is the premier showcase for the paintless dent repair, detailing and automotive mobile service industries, and we look forward to continuing that mission", said Chuck Schwartz, ConvExx CEO.

He added, "We understand and appreciate the Show's principles, and look to build upon what has been built as we strive to best serve the mobile automotive aftermarket."

Its founder, Kevin Halewood, will remain with ConvExx and continue as… more

Mar 02, 2017

As part of its ‘Events First’ strategy, U.K.-based UBM made huge leaps in 2016, as it continues to realign its overall portfolio with the completed sale of its PR Newswire division and the acquisitions of Allworld Exhibitions, Content Marketing World and Business Journals, Inc., to name a few.

The company’s annual earnings report recently was released, indicating the events division was up last year to $874 million, compared with $775 million in 2015.

In North America, 2016 revenues were up to $363 million, compared with $303 million the year before.

UBM’s CEO Tim… more

Feb 28, 2017

MCI recently acquired Network Media Partners, a proven sales management organization specializing in customized media sales, event planning and management, digital and print design and marketing services for associations.

As MCI continues its growth strategy in the USA, the addition of Network Media Partners accelerates the company’s leadership in delivering a comprehensive suite of innovative, growth-centered solutions for associations, according to MCI officials.

“Associations of all sizes and types face increasing economic and market headwinds. Network Media Partners has… more

Feb 28, 2017

Kaon Interactive, a business-to-business software company and provider of 3D interactive product marketing applications, has launched new augmented reality (AR) experiences within its High Velocity Marketing Platform, a feature that was recently used by an exhibitor at CES in Las Vegas.

As the first immersive sales and marketing platform available for B2B marketers, Kaon AR integrates interactive, fully scaled 3D product models into real-world business environments, allowing users to interact with virtual representations of physical products and solutions in a more visually engaging… more

Feb 26, 2017

Kaizen is a business philosophy of Japanese origin whose key principle is that great success can come from a lot of people making gradual and incremental improvements in their processes within an organization.

During the last few decades, many corporations across the globe have seen the effectiveness of this approach and have adopted Kaizen to improve everything from cross-team collaboration to employee productivity and manufacturing output.

Kaizen makes it easier to bring positive transformations by removing the uncertainties and resistance that inevitably accompany sudden… more