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Aug 11, 2015
Organised by China International Exhibitions, ProPak China (The International Processing and Packaging Exhibition) ran from 15th to 17th July. The exhibition attracted 733 companies from 27 countries and regions. The largest group of independent exhibitors came from China. The show drew a total of 17,322 visitors, with over 88% of them from China. There were also nearly 2,000 visitors from 77 different international markets. The largest groups were from Korea and followed by India. The event also featured a Business Matching Programme helping foreign visitors to identify relevant companies… more
Aug 11, 2015
The eighth edition of Secutech Vietnam will open its doors Aug. 18-20 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Organized by Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd, the annual show is widely-renowned as the country’s leading trade fair for the security, fire and safety industry. The three-day event will kick off with the participation of 110 exhibitors from 11 countries and regions, occupying 4,500 square meters of exhibition space. Registered brands include Avigilon, Bao Toan, DH, Flir, Optex, Dahua, Hikvision, HiMaxTruongxua, HIP, Le Phat, Lilin,… more
Aug 11, 2015
Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will organise its Food Expo and Home Delights Expo – both opening on 13th August and through 17th August at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Meanwhile, HKTDC will also collocate two other events – Hong Kong International Tea Fair and International Conference & Exhibition of the Modernization of Chinese Medicine & Health Products (ICMCM) which will be held from 13th to 15th August – also at HKCEC. More than 1,600 exhibitors are set to participate in the four events – with over 1,100 exhibitors participating in the Food Expo… more
Aug 11, 2015
Global Sources reported total revenues in Q2 of US$68.5 million, up 17% year-on-year. Its exhibition revenues increased by 42% year-on-year to US$46.1 million, accounting for over 67% of Global Sources’ total revenues. The growth was attributed to the strong performance of its large electronics trade show in Hong Kong in April and the move of its SIMM machinery shows from 2014 Q1 to 2015 Q2. “Recently, we completed three important actions to return value to our shareholders and to focus on our core business” commented Merle A. Hinrich, executive chairman of Global Sources. The three major… more
Aug 10, 2015
Emerald Expositions’ASD Marketweek not only scored 14-percent growth in buyer attendance, compared with last year, but also VIP attendance surged 23 percent throughout the four-day show. The increase was attributed to a number of different strategic marketing and internal restructuring initiatives, according to show organizers. “We substantially enhanced our marketing budget this year to invest in a rebranding campaign, increase outreach campaigns including print and digital media buys, expanded engagement across all social media platforms, expanded our VIP buyer program, and launched a… more
Aug 07, 2015
A study jointly released by ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership, Center for Exhibition Industry Research, Destination & Travel Foundation, Meeting Professionals International and Professional Convention Management Association Education Foundation, revealed that on average, one in three group room nights in the United States are booked outside of the event contracted room blocks. “Despite general agreement that many attendees book outside the room block, the meetings industry traditionally relies on the historical room block pick-up as one of the most important metrics to value an… more
Aug 07, 2015
Last month, QuickTapSurvey and Infusionsoft announced a partnership that is aimed to help small businesses increase sales via their participation at exhibitions and events. While custom lead capture and marketing automation tools are plentiful, many are priced out of the reach of the smaller exhibitors. Yet, small exhibitors make up a large percentage of exhibits at trade shows. According to a 2012 Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) report, 61 percent of companies surveyed are considered small businesses, with fewer than 100 employees. CEIR also reports that the typical booth size… more
Aug 07, 2015
Analyzing your current data set by comparing it to a previous period or industry benchmarks can enable you to obtain constructive insights and establish meaningful correlations. It can also help you gain important insights as well as identify hidden trends which may be impacting the entire ecosystem around you. When applied to your web analytics, comparative analysis can throw more light on conversions, device usage, and much more. Here are three ways in which you can add context to your web traffic analysis: 1. Compare date ranges: Overlay monthly, quarterly or annual data points with… more
Aug 07, 2015
Analyzing your current data set by comparing it to a previous period or industry benchmarks can enable you to obtain constructive insights and establish meaningful correlations. It can also help you gain important insights as well as identify hidden trends which may be impacting the entire ecosystem around you. When applied to your web analytics, comparative analysis can throw more light on conversions, device usage, and much more. Here are three ways in which you can add context to your web traffic analysis: 1. Compare date ranges: Overlay monthly, quarterly or annual data points with… more
Aug 07, 2015
Last month, QuickTapSurvey and Infusionsoft announced a partnership that is aimed to help small businesses increase sales via their participation at exhibitions and events. While custom lead capture and marketing automation tools are plentiful, many are priced out of the reach of the smaller exhibitors. Yet, small exhibitors make up a large percentage of exhibits at trade shows. According to a 2012 Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) report, 61 percent of companies surveyed are considered small businesses, with fewer than 100 employees. CEIR also reports that the typical booth size… more

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