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May 17, 2014
Hosting not only 58 world leaders, but also 5,000 other delegates and 3,000 journalists took about 2,000 employees, 8,000 military staff and 13,000 police when the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) 2014 was held March 24-25 in the World Forum at The Hague, Netherlands. Besides all of the support personnel, the event  - organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – took a plethora of other entities to plan and run successfully, such as The Hague Convention Bureau, Tourist Information Office, Schiphol Airport, Ministry of Defense and the National Coordinator for Security and… more
May 17, 2014
: Deutsche Messe recently announced the launch of CeMAT Australia next year at the Sydney Olympic Park. The international intralogistics show will be held concurrently with the annual ICT trade show, CeBIT Australia, from 5th to 7th May 2015.   Exhibiting companies at CeMAT Australia will showcase products and services covering the complete logistics value chain. CeMAT Australia will also feature supporting programmes including discussions about the quality of roadways, airports, harbours, and railways.   Dr. Andreas Gruchow, member of the managing board of Deutsche Messe AG, said… more
May 17, 2014
Meeting planners who will be heading to Orlando in June for Reed Travel Exhibitions’ Americas Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition will have the chance to take advantage of the event’s Innovation Zone. The zone, managed by The Meeting Pool, will be a place for attendees to learn about and gain experience about the latest technologies impacting the industry. “The Innovation Zone is a popular draw for AIBTM and a perfect illustration of our commitment to provide members with the tools and education necessary to advance their careers,” said Michael Lyons,… more
May 17, 2014
Shifting from one technology platform to another can be a painful experience for some organizations. There are, however, ways to reduce the disruption for staff and customers. When the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) had no choice but to transition from an in-house software solution to a third-party platform for exhibits contracts and financial management, staffers planned ahead for the transition. AAOS’ Exhibits Assistant, Jason Raymond offers some tips on how to reduce the pain of change: Involve multiple departments in the decision-making process. From the beginning,… more
May 16, 2014
The third staging of All in CARAVANING will be held June 27-29 at the Beijing Exhibition Centre in China  and is expected to benefit from the booming RV and car sector in the country. There will be approximately 180 exhibitors, who will show their products and services on 215,200 square feet of exhibit space.   Visitors can look forward to innovations and highlights of RVs, mobile homes, base vehicles and accessories, as well as RV vacation and leisure time destinations. By expanding its exhibit range to include camping and leisure equipment and campground amenities, as well as a… more
May 16, 2014
NASDAQ-listed Global Sources released its first quarter results for the period ended March 31. Revenues were $34 million, up 10 percent, compared with $31 million recorded in the same quarter last year. However, IFRS net income in the period dropped from $5.6 million last year to $145,000 in the quarter. The Hong Kong-based company generated revenues of $21.3 million from its online business – 62 percent of total revenues. That is a drop of 15 percent from the $25.0 million recorded last year. Revenues from print business accounted for 7.5 percent of total revenues at $2.6 million, down… more
May 16, 2014
The organizers of Building Solar China – Conference and Exhibition, Messe Frankfurt and WIP, organizer of international solar conferences and exhibitions, have changed the date and location for the 2014 show. The show will be held Sept. 4 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Originally scheduled for June in Guangzhou, the event will be relocated to accommodate market trends within the building and solar technology sectors in China. “Intelligent Green Building and Smart Cities are currently China’s main urban development focuses, and the mission for creating a… more
May 15, 2014
New York City is one of the global epicenters of retail and fashion and two new shows, one geared towards enhancing a company’s brand and the other serving the women’s luxury apparel market, are set to launch in the Big Apple. Emerald Expositions, through its IR Events Group division, is launching IRCE Focus: Brands & B2B May 18-20 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. At the show, attendees will have the opportunity to exchange ideas with their peers, hear from industry-leading experts who are trailblazers in the business-to-business and business-to-consumer arenas, and… more
May 14, 2014
For the fifth year in row, Trade Show News Network is holding its prestigious and original TSNN Awards program that honors the top fastest-growing shows in attendance and net square footage Nov. 14-16 in Cleveland, Ohio. The list of 50 shows that will be feted during the three-day, celebration-filled weekend can be found below and HERE. “The Top 50 fastest-growing show winners were chosen by their show’s growth rate between 2011-2013 in attendance and net square footage,” said TSNN President and Editor-in-Chief Rachel Wimberly. She added, “We are really excited to fete… more
May 12, 2014
When the International Home + Housewares Show packed up at the end of their show, held March 15-18 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, they encouraged their exhibitors to donate products to five local charities.   At this year’s show, 225 exhibitors took part in the donation program, a 29 percent increase, compared with donations the previous year. The charities use the products for various activities, ranging from auction items at their annual fundraising galas to merchandise in their resale shops. Charities participating in the product donation program this year were: Cystic… more