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Dec 07, 2014
Reed Exhibitions Greater China has reached agreement with Shanghai Kuozhan Exhibitions to jointly organize the China International Touchscreen Exhibition, a world-leading touchscreen event (commonly known as C-TOUCH) from 2015 onwards. C-TOUCH is organized in Shanghai (May) and Shenzhen (November) and showcases a comprehensive range of Touch Panel Modules and displays; components and materials such as sensors and IC; and a multitude of equipment and devices. Since its inception in 2008, C-TOUCH has become a leading international touchscreen industry event. Featuring state-of-the-art… more
Dec 07, 2014
Automechanika Shanghai 2014, Asia’s largest trade show for automotive parts, accessories, equipment and services, will have a record number of exhibitors this week at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. The total number of exhibitors stands at 4,906, a six percent increase on last year’s show, with 39 countries and regions represented. This includes five new countries – Belarus, Jordan, Peru, Portugal and Switzerland – and 34 returning countries and regions – Argentina, Australia,  Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia,… more
Dec 07, 2014
Marina Bay Sands recently helped Messe Berlin(Singapore), the organiser of ITB Asia 2014, stage the tradeshow’s first-ever carbon neutral event in its seven-year history. The travel trade show took place Oct. 29-31 at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, the first of a three-year run in Marina Bay Sands. The integrated resort’s team of sustainability experts guided ITB Asia 2014 to reduce its carbon footprint by five per cent from 399 tonnes in 2012. This was done through a range of measures such as choosing food items sourced regionally for the Harvest Menu, utilising newly activated in-room… more
Dec 07, 2014
The bauma China 2014, the 7th International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Construction Vehicles and Equipment exhibition, held Nov. 25-28, attracted nearly 200,000 attendees to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Despite the downturn in the market and the severe challenges facing the industry, bauma China still attracted 191,000 visitors, up from 180,000 in 2012, coming from 149 countries and regions. International buyers in particular were strongly represented at bauma China: their numbers rose by 12 percent. “After twelve years of… more
Dec 07, 2014
U.K.-based exhibition organiser, ITE Group, reported profit attributable to equity holders of US$53 million (£33.9 million) – down slightly compared with US$54.3 million (£34.7 million) the year before. Annual revenues were US$273.6 million (£174.8 million) compared with US$301 million (£192.3 million) the year before. Revenues from Asia increased 55% in 2014 rising from US$5.8 million (£3.7 million) in 2013 to US$8.9 million (£5.7 million) this year. ITE’s CEO, Russell Taylor, highlighted the group’s expansion and success in Asia, commenting, “ITE has a portfolio of leading events which… more
Dec 07, 2014
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) will end 2014 on a high note. The venue reports that it will host a total of 21 medium- to large-sized events in October, November and December. These events will attract a total of 538,000 participants. Some of the larger events include: the PIKOM PC Fair, Malaysia International Jewellery Festival, Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition, International Baby Expo, Facon Education Fair and the HOMEDEC exhibition. KLCC general manager, Alan Pryor, commented, “The loyalty afforded to us by our clients since opening has been second to none. We are… more
Dec 07, 2014
Phase one expansion of the Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) was recently completed with the opening of the new West Building. The West Building contains the Panorama Ballroom which can cater for up to 600 in a dinner set-up and 1,000 for meetings or conferences. The official launch of the West Building will take place in March 2015. According to the ACC, another new addition, the Riverbank meeting rooms, was also completed with its first event being held on 8th January 2015. In total, the redevelopment has already signed up 600 conferences, events and seminars, including 30 events which are… more
Dec 07, 2014
The Macau government has released its latest MICE data via the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). In the third quarter of this year, 240 MICE events were held in the city – a modest increase of 14 vs. last year. Revenues from exhibitions in the third quarter, however, were up 81% year-on-year and exhibition revenues in the first nine months of the year were up an impressive 94%. Overall, there were nearly 725,000 participants at MICE events in the third quarter. That is an increase of more than 16%. It is worth noting that 90% of the 240 events held in the quarter were meetings. The… more
Dec 06, 2014
The Halloween Industry Association and Urban Expositions have teamed up to acquire the Halloween & Party Expo from its current owners, H&P Expo. The upcoming event, scheduled Feb. 6-9 at the New Orleans Convention Center, will be operated by H&P Expo. HIA and Urban will take over the event immediately following the 2015 edition. Under the new partnership, Urban Expositions will be responsible for managing all aspects of the event including sales, operations, marketing and promotion with guidance and expertise provided by the Halloween Industry Association.  "Our… more
Dec 06, 2014
TSNN’s Trade Show Venue Directory is just one of the top 10 new products to be showcased at this year’s International Association of Exhibitions and Events’ Expo! Expo! on tap Dec. 9-11 this week in Los Angeles. Utilizing a2z’s mobile and social networking platform, ChirpE, Expo! Expo! attendees are invited to participate in the a2z Scavenger Hunt and explore cutting-edge exhibitor products and services by visiting exhibitors featured in the Expo! Expo! New Product Showcase. All attendees who complete the challenge by sharing their ChirpE selfies from each of the… more