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Sep 25, 2012
U.K.-based Tarsus Group has partnered with Dyandra Promosindo - organizer of the Indonesian Motor Show – in the launch of the inaugural AAITF Jakarta in March 2014. This partnership is on the heels of Tarsus Group moving into the same market in China as the organizer of the China International Automotive Aftermarket Industry and Tuning Trade Fair (AAITF) – the world's leading automotive aftermarket exhibition. AAITF Jakarta, which is estimated to have approximately 3,900 square meters (42,000 square feet) of space in Hall B of the Jakarta International Expo, will be the… more
Sep 24, 2012
The five-day HKTDC Watch & Clock Fair ended in early September, with more than 17,500 buyers participating, up 4.5 percent, compared with last year. Some of the increases came from emerging market buyers that were up significantly, including Iran (up 32 percent), the Chinese mainland (up 17 per cent) and Russia (up 17 percent). The Hong Kong Trade and Development Council commissioned an independent market survey agency, Actrium Solutions (HK) Ltd, to conduct a survey during the first three days of the fair. The company interviewed 349 exhibitors and 759 buyers onsite to get their… more
Sep 24, 2012
Answering a demand in the marketplace, Germany-based Messe Duesseldorf plans to launch GDS Select – Premium European Shoe Fair April 17-19, 2013 in Shanghai. The new show will be held as part of the China International Footwear & Leathergoods Exhibition – CIFL at the Shanghai Exhibition Center. The event will be supported by the China Commerce Association for General Merchandise (CCAGM) - the state retail federation whose members include all the well-known department stores and shopping centers in the country - and Adsale, a long-standing partner of Messe Düsseldorf.… more
Sep 24, 2012
In 2015, the 127th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session will head to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where 1,500 international delegates will meet. These delegates will include IOC members and their accompanying guests, IOC Honorary Members, representatives of Host Cities of future Olympic Games, Bid Cities of the 2020 Olympic Games, sponsors /partners of the IOC and staff members of the IOC. In addition, there are expected to be approximately 1,500 members of the print and electronic media. Supported by the Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), Mr. Zulkefli Hj. Sharif, Chief… more
Sep 24, 2012
The Fall 2012 CEO Summit will take place at the China Sourcing Fair: Electronics & Components Oct. 12 in Hong Kong. Executives from some of the world's largest and most innovative electronics manufacturers and retailers will gather to share industry insights with a focus on the development of mobile devices, according to Global Sources officials. The Summit will provide a platform for industry professionals to network and share forecasts about the fast-growing consumer electronics market. "Maintaining profitability in a highly competitive market is increasingly difficult.… more
Sep 24, 2012
The Macau Statistics and Census Service(DSEC) has announced MICE statistics for the second quarter of 2012. There were 130,016 MICE visitors in the quarter, up 7.9% over last year’s 120,462. A total of 234 MICE events were held during this period, down 10% from the 260 events held in the same quarter of 2011. Among the MICE events held in the quarter, 226 were meetings and eight were exhibitions. The number of meetings dropped 9.6 percent from 250 recorded in the same period of last year. Exhibitions were down 20 percent from the 10 held in the second quarter of 2011. In terms of… more
Sep 24, 2012
Landscape and urban design trade exhibition and conference, GreenUrbanScape Asia, will be launched at the Singapore Expo Convention and Exhibition Centre next year running Nov. 7-9. The three-day trade show is jointly organised by Singapore’s National Parks Board (NParks), Landscape Industry Association (Singapore) – LIAS, Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA) and Singex Group. The show will focus on innovations and solutions in all aspects of landscape and urban greenery, including planning, design, construction, and management. Aloysius Arlando, CEO of Singex… more
Sep 24, 2012
Last week, international exhibition organiser, UBM plc, announced the launch of new events in Asia: the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair and Rail Asia in Malaysia. Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair will take place at the Marina Bay Sands running from 12th to 15th October 2013. The exhibition will feature exhibitors of diamonds, pearls, precious and semi-precious gemstones, fine jewellery and silver jewellery. The new Singapore event will be added to UBM Asia’s portfolio of 12 existing jewellery events in Hong Kong, Mainland China, India, Japan and Turkey. Ho Nai Chuen, Charles,… more
Sep 24, 2012
i2i Events Group, formerly Emap Connect, announced the acquisition of the Coil Winding, Insulation and Electrical Manufacturing Exhibitions (CWIEME) portfoliofrom private owners Timothy and Joanne House. This is i2i’s first acquisition since its re-branding. The financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. The CWIEME portfolio consists of exhibitions in Germany, China, India and the U.S. – as well as the Inductica Conferences. CWIEME exhibitions serve the industrial technology niche of components for electric motors and transformers. The annual CWIEME Berlinshow was… more
Sep 23, 2012
Messe Duesseldorf North America’s Medical Fair India - 19th International Exhibition and Conference on Diagnostic, Medical Technology, Rehabilitation, Medical Equipment and Components, on tap March 8-10 in New Delhi, is set to feature a U.S. pavilion by the company for the first time. The three-day show is organized by Messe Duesseldorf, which runs the massive MEDICA exhibition in Duesseldorf, Germany, and its subsidiary Messe Düsseldorf India. “This U.S. Pavilion provides a cost-effective means for companies to enter into or to expand their business in the lucrative… more
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