Asia Exhibition News

April 11, 2017
Global Sources will open its spring trade show series next month in Hong Kong. In total, the company’s events will feature more than 8,800 booths at its exhibition held at AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE). Global Sources Electronics will be held in two phases. The first phase will run April 11-4, showcasing 3,600 booths focused on consumer electronics, virtual reality and gaming, electronic components and... more
April 11, 2017
Yarn Expo Spring concluded its 2017 edition last month with high satisfaction from both exhibitors and buyers. Held from March 15-17 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), the fair attracted 22,579 visitors from 94 countries and regions (2016: 20,527, 77 countries and regions) to source a large variety of yarn and fibre products brought by a total of 393 exhibitors from 12... more
April 11, 2017
The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) recently released a press release to clarify the position of its members in relation to the plans of the Hong Kong government to add exhibition venue capacity. In the press release, HKECIA stated, “the Association and its members are keen to see expansion at both of the existing venues (AWE and HKCEC) but do not favour... more
April 11, 2017
Reed Exhibitions Greater China appointed Josephine Lee to the role of COO, effective April 1. Lee takes up the appointment after several successful years as senior vice president and later in 2016 as executive vice president of Reed Exhibitions Greater China.  In this new position, in addition to sales and marketing responsibilities, Lee will oversee Reed Greater China’s entire portfolio... more
March 21, 2017
As we enter Q2, Reed Exhibitions Greater China is preparing to produce its largest ever sequence of events - 70 scheduled shows, covering 12 specialized and fast-growing industries between February and December. As part of RELX Group, Reed Exhibitions' full year results for 2016 were recently announced showing both underlying revenue and profit growth. Reed Exhibitions continued to pursue growth... more
March 21, 2017
The Shenyang New World EXPO opened to glowing accolades March 1. Located in Liaoning province’s capital city, EXPO is positioned to become an exhibition and meeting industry magnet for China’s northeastern geographical region consisting of the provinces of Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang, according to venue officials. The opening event was the 2017 DPES Sign and LED Expo China - Shenyang held... more
March 21, 2017
The China International Nonwovens Expo & Forum (CINE, supported by Techtextil), returns for its second edition in 2017, with an earlier date in the calendar – June 21-23 - to better suit the industry’s needs. Co-organised by the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT; the China Nonwovens & Industrial Textiles Association (CNITA); the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA);... more
March 21, 2017
Tarsus Asia, a division of the Tarsus Group, plans to develop its recent acquisition, Hometex Home Textiles Fair in Shenzhen, into a more internationalised trade show. Tarsus Asia aims to increase overseas participation in Hometex, by leveraging the company’s existing portfolio in Turkey and Indonesia to bring new buyers and suppliers to Shenzhen. Tarsus will promote and further develop the... more
March 7, 2017
Over 230 delegates from 21 countries and territories gathered in Singapore recently for the UFI Asia Open Seminar to take stock of their industry, which continues to grow, despite plenty of economic and political uncertainties. Seismic changes such as Brexit, the emerging policies of the Trump administration and slow economic growth in key markets all suggest challenging times lay ahead. However... more

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Earlier this month, Hong Kong-based Pico Far East released a new platform, E3 (East. Events. Exhibition) – which targets SME exhibitors. E3 is positioned as a one-stop O2O exhibitor service platform, which aims to match exhibitors, designers and
E.J. Krause & Associates, Inc. (EJK), a leading exhibition and conference organiser, has announced plans to bring its International Drone Expo (IDE) series to Shanghai later in 2017. Running from 28th June to 1st July 2017, at the Shanghai New
The 21st Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART) concluded last week, attracting more than 8,000 visitors, which represents an increase of 9% from last year. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the four-day
International exhibition organiser, Messe München, recently closed three shows in Shanghai, occupying more than 110,000 m2 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), running from 14th to 16th March. productronica China, together with
  The government of Seoul plans to provide an additional 10 billion won (US$8.74 million) to develop and promote Seoul’s business events sector in 2017. With the additional financial support, more conventions and exhibitions will be eligible
Exhibition organiser, E.J. Krause & Associates, Inc. (EJK) has announced plans to launch a new event serving the music industry in China. The new show, the Music Industry Grand Expo and Conference, will be held at the New International
NASDAQ-listed Global Sources released its financial results for the year ended 31st December 2016.  Revenues from continuing operations in the year were US$157.7 million, down 7.8 percent compared to US$171.0 million recorded in 2015. 
UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, recently announced that Malaysia will host the 13th edition of the UFI Asia Pacific Conference. The event is scheduled to be held from 1st to 2nd March 2018 in Kuala Lumpur. The event was
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
Mega Expo, formerly known as Kenfair, a Hong Kong based exhibition organiser, reported its interim results for the six months ended on 31st December 2016. The company reported revenues of US$12 million, down by 40% year-on-year. Mega Expo posted a

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