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Jan 10, 2017

The recently concluded BAUMA CONEXPO INDIA – 4th International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles reported more participants than the previous edition in 2014. Running from 12th to 15th December 2016, at HUDA Ground in Gurgaon/Delhi, the event attracted more than 31,000 participants.

A total of 647 exhibitors showcased their latest construction machinery products at the four-day event. Organised by bC Expo India, a joint venture of Messe München and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), BAUMA… more

Jan 10, 2017

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) announced its development strategies and action plans for 2017 to support the development of its MICE industry.

There will be three development strategies: Strategy 1 – To generate revenue towards prosperity; Strategy 2 – To drive the country with innovation towards stability; and Strategy 3 – To drive growth for the mutual benefit of all parts of society towards sustainability.

In addition, TCEB has expanded its missions to include three other priorities for 2017: 1) To promote TCEB’s role as a fostering partnerships to… more

Jan 10, 2017

 

Recently, NASDAQ-listed Global Sources and Shenzhen Globex e-Services Inc., an integrated e-commerce service provider, announced plans to co-develop an integrated electronic solution to allow more efficient cross-border trade between mainland China-based exporters and overseas buyers.

The new service, expected to launch in early 2017, will include electronic customs declaration and clearance; integration of customs, banking and shipment information; as well as completion of tax refund applications directly to the exporter’s account.

Oliver Wu, General Manager of… more

Jan 09, 2017

Freeman, a provider of brand experiences, is integrating several of its creative services across the Asia Pacific region, including China and Singapore, under the company’s agency division, FreemanXP.

The move comes after Freeman acquired Staging Connections Group Limited in November 2015. The event services company, with operations in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji, operated in Singapore as The Event Company and in China as ETGSC.

“Today’s integration announcement better aligns our teams to address the needs of clients by combining the Freemanagency resources with ETGSC and… more

Jan 09, 2017

Instead of ending on a quiet note, last year finished up with a flurry of new hires and promotions at venues, convention bureaus and other companies.

John Gonzalez, the long-time director of event and guest services at the George R. Brown Convention Center, has been promoted to the new vice president position at Houston First Corporation’s downtown convention complex.

In his new role, Gonzalez will assist HFC COO Luther Villagomez in the administration of the George R. Brown and its central role in shaping the new Avenida Houston convention and entertainment… more

Jan 09, 2017

Reed Exhibitions Greater China continues its contribution to the future of the nation’s exhibition industry with the ninth annual edition of The Reed Exhibitions Greater China Scholarship Program.

The Reed Exhibitions Greater China Scholarship Program award ceremony recently was held Dec. 13 at Beijing International Studies University (BISU).

The Reed Exhibitions Greater China Scholarship Program was created to attract and motivate outstanding young talents who endeavor to serve China’s MICE trade through the exhibition industry.… more

Jan 09, 2017

Eco Expo Asia 2016, held Oct. 26-29, closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers.

The Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

The four-day event attracted 325 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions, including 15 overseas and local pavilions and group participation.

The growth signifies stronger engagement by the green building, energy efficiency and green… more

Jan 06, 2017

Smart data collection, mining and analysis techniques are transforming business operations across the globe today. Results from multiple research initiatives currently being undertaken and published by leading agencies are all pointing to the growing emergence of multi-dimensional data-driven business intelligence and decision making.

According to a survey conducted by Honeywell, the insights gained from big data analytics and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to drive greater… more

Jan 05, 2017

The 2016 ibtm world conference in Barcelona, Spain, was a good place to be for Orlando-based event software company, Shoflo, which walked away with the event’s coveted Technology and Innovation Watch Award for its event production software.

Presented in partnership with EventMB, and regarded as the most significant technology award for the meetings industry, the annual ibtm award recognizes innovators and talented entrepreneurs poised to revolutionize the meetings and events sector.

“It’s an absolute honor to receive this award from ibtm world and EventMB,… more

Jan 03, 2017

Before 2016 wrapped up, a few suppliers signed new contracts and renewed others to provide services to shows and venues.

The American Telemedicine Association selected Convention Data Services (CDS) as its new registration partner. The contract runs through 2018 and calls for CDS to provide full registration and lead retrieval services, along with housing and membership integrations for two events: the ATA International Conference & Tradeshow and the ATA Fall Forum.

ATA, the largest telehealth-focused organization, produces these two events to help educate industry… more