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Oct 15, 2019
At the recent staging of wire Southeast Asia - 13th International Wire & Cable Trade Fair for Southeast Asia - and Tube Southeast Asia - 12th International Tube & Pipe Trade Fair for Southeast Asia - in Bangkok, 400 exhibitors from 30 countries showcased their latest innovations for the sectors. Some 9,000 trade visitors from 59 nations took part. Both events were marked by the thriving economy and high willingness to invest and exhibitors reported high order volume. Over 90% of the exhibitors came from neighboring countries Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia and China, as well as… more
Oct 15, 2019
More than 60 leading suppliers have confirmed they will showcase the newest personal care ingredients within the popular Innovation Zone when it returns to in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok this November. The specialist zone is designed to help R&D professionals easily identify and stay up to date with the most exciting raw material and ingredient technology launches which could inspire future formulations. Many of the world’s top personal care ingredient suppliers have already confirmed their participation including; Croda, Ashland Singapore Pte Ltd, Clariant (Thailand) Ltd, Evonik… more
Oct 15, 2019
The 40th anniversary edition of Labelexpo Europe concluded its largest, most international show to date last month. Held Sept. 24-27 at Brussels Expo in Belgium, the 2019 event covered nine halls and nearly 40,000 square meters (430,500 square feet) of floor space, up from 37,600 square meters (404,700 square feet) in 2017. The show had more live demonstrations and offerings in the label and package printing technology space than ever before, drawing nearly 38,000 attendees from 140 countries. Show officials report that India, China and Japan were particularly well represented in the… more
Oct 14, 2019
Two trade show organizations are doing their part to combat food insecurity within the communities that host their events. For the fifth year in a row, NACS teamed up with Tyson Foods to show support for the host community of the NACS Show, the annual trade show and conference for the global convenience and fuel retailing industry. Held Oct. 1-4 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, the show donated 4,774 cases (38,526 lbs.) of assorted Jimmy Dean and Hillshire Farm products to the Atlanta Community Food Bank.  “There are more than 153,000 convenience stores serving communities… more
Oct 11, 2019
Trade show organizers and exhibitors now have a simple, easy-to-use tool to help them manage their events and collaborate with their teams – for free. Officially unveiled last month, ExhibitDay is a B2B SaaS event planning and task management tool designed to help organizers and exhibitors manage their trade shows, expo booths, travel plans and budgets, all in one place.  Specifically tailored for small to medium-sized show teams attending approximately 10-100 trade shows per year, ExhibitDay comes in the free or “Lite” version as well as Professional and Premium versions that offer more… more
Oct 10, 2019
Sustainability is top-of-mind for tech giant HP. The company’s sustainable impact strategy mission is to create lasting, positive change for the planet, our people and communities. HP has publicly committed to integrating sustainable practices into its events by reducing unnecessary materials, renting and reusing assets, recycling, composting and donating event discards. HP engagedKindle Communications to produce the evening networking event for HP’s top 1,500 sales executives and retail, channel and alliance partners at its annual global world partner forum, HP Reinvent 2019. HP positions… more
Oct 10, 2019
The 2019 edition of PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO was a huge success by all accounts. Show owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reports that the show hit an unprecedented level in late September, breaking records for number of exhibitors, total exhibit space and total attendees. At the show’s close, preliminary numbers showed 31,000 attendees (an 8 percent increase from the 2017 edition) and more than 2,000 exhibitors covering nearly 900,000 net square feet at Las Vegas Convention Center. “With the incredible role it now… more
Oct 09, 2019
Event professionals and trade show organizers know it’s crucial to create an event website that is not only visually compelling but also easy to navigate and intuitive. We’ve been sharing tips and tricks to help content creators develop event websites that are an end-user’s dream. If you haven’t read about why content creators should care about their event websites, get caught up here.  In part two, we’re sharing a few best practices to consider when developing a website that is designed for event and conversion optimization: Know when to use visual illustration versus plain text. This… more
Oct 08, 2019
Almost three out of four Americans are unprepared for the October 2020 deadline for full implementation of REAL ID, and millions could be prevented from boarding a plane due to lack of required identification, according to a U.S. Travel Association-commissioned study.  To combat this problem, USTA is leading an initiative by private-sector travel stakeholders to better prepare the country for the REAL ID deadline. The association has developed a toolkit filled with resources for its membership and other allies to help educate Americans about REAL ID and is coordinating engagement with… more
Oct 07, 2019
A record number of utility and construction professionals seeking the latest industry technologies, innovations and trends converged at the 2019 International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition, held Oct. 1-3 at Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Known as North America’s largest event for utilities and utility and construction contractors, the biennial ICUEE — aka, The Demo Expo — had upward of 19,000 attendees from the United States, Canada and 65 countries. More than 1,000 exhibitors spanned the show’s 1.34 million square feet of expo space. In 2017, the event drew… more

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