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Jun 17, 2018
The 15th edition of THAIFEX-World of Food Asia concluded earlier this month, attracting a record of over 62,000 trade visitors, an increase of nearly 13% compared with the previous edition in 2017. Running Nay 29 to June 2, at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, the five-day show occupied an exhibition area of 107,000 m2, featuring 2,537 exhibitors, a 17% increase year-on-year. Of the visitors, a total of 13,110 were international trade visitors from over 150 countries, representing a year-on-year growth of 9.4%. Mathias Kuepper, Managing Director, Koelnmesse, was quoted, “The… more
Jun 05, 2018
Earlier this week, Macau’s Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) released its MICE statistics for the first quarter of 2018. A total of 328 MICE events were held in Macau in the quarter, representing a decrease of 38 events compared with the same quarter last year. However, the total number of participants and attendees increased by 25% year-on-year reaching 278,000 participants at MICE events in the quarter. According to DSEC, a total of 314 meetings and conferences were held during the quarter, which is down by approximately 30 events. Just over 71,000 participants attended these meetings… more
Jun 05, 2018
Chinaplas 2018, the leading international trade show serving the plastics and rubber industry, concluded its recent edition in Shanghai in late April. The organiser reports that this year’s edition attracted nearly 181,000 professional trade visitors. That figure represents an increase of 22% over the previous edition held in Shanghai in 2016. According to the organiser, Adsale Exhibition Services, 47,900 visitors were international – coming from over 150 different countries. Running from 24th to 27th April and held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), the four-day show… more
Jun 05, 2018
Verventia Pte Limited, the owner of the Singapore and Thailand Yacht Shows, and Asia RendezVous Pte Limited, organiser of the Phuket, Penang and Singapore RendezVous events, announced this week that the two companies had agreed to collaborate and to produce only one yacht show in Thailand and one show Singapore. The two companies will collaborate to create a larger event in each country. The Thailand Yacht Show & RendezVous, will be held in Phuket and organised by a new joint venture between the two companies. The Thai event will run from 4th to 7th January 2019. The Singapore Yacht Show… more
Jun 05, 2018
UBM India opened its Concrete Show India 2018 on 24th May at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) in Mumbai. The event concluded on 26th May. Now in its 6th edition, the Concrete Show India addressed several key areas for the construction and infrastructure industries including roads and highways, housing, airports, ports, power rail, tunnels, dams and bridges. According to UBM, more than 150 Indian and global suppliers and manufacturers joined the three-day show. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India commented, “Concrete Show India 2018, provides an unparalleled… more
Jun 02, 2018
Bizzabo, an events cloud, revealed that the company hit processing more than $100 million in gross paid registrations for its customers. Further, $47 million of the total ticket sales occurred in the past six months alone. This major growth milestone also coincides with recent news that Bizzabo had exceeded annual recurring revenue by more than 200 percent in size during the past year, illustrating growth both in the company and the market demand for its holistic events cloud that manages professional events from end-to-end.Eran Ben-Shushan, Co-founder and CEO of Bizzabo, said: “Marketing… more
May 15, 2018
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) is currently expanding and the construction work is scheduled to be completed by mid-2019. According to KLCC, the extension will provide more than 11,000 m2 of additional flexible and multi-purpose event space. After the construction project is completed, the venue will able to accommodate larger exhibitions and international association meetings, as well as a number of concurrent activities. With the launch of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Business Events Alliance (KLCC BEA), KLCC aims to enhance the attractiveness and value of its strategic… more
May 15, 2018
The Shenyang New World EXPO is now in its second year of operations. The venue held four back-to-back exhibitions at the beginning of its second year, with an average rental space of 21,116 m2. The four exhibitions featured a total of over 10,400 exhibiting companies, attracting just over 13,000 visitors per event day. The four exhibitions were: 1) 20th China Northeast International Dental Equipment & Affiliated Facilities Exhibition Symposium on Oral Health, organised by Liaoning Northern Industrial and Commercial Exhibition Service  Company; 2) 2018 Northeast China AD Exhibition &… more
May 15, 2018
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) is currently expanding and the construction work is scheduled to be completed by mid-2019. According to KLCC, the extension will provide more than 11,000 m2 of additional flexible and multi-purpose event space. After the construction project is completed, the venue will able to accommodate larger exhibitions and international association meetings, as well as a number of concurrent activities. With the launch of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Business Events Alliance (KLCC BEA), KLCC aims to enhance the attractiveness and value of its strategic… more
May 15, 2018
Food&HotelAsia (FHA) and ProWine Asia (Singapore) concluded last month, attracting an impressive 81,896 attendees and over 7,200 trade visitors. Organised by UBM, FHA 2018 featured 3,500 exhibitors from 76 countries and regions, with 71 international group pavilions, including first time exhibitors from Latvia, Tunisia and Qatar. The 81,896 attendees came from more than 105 countries and regions, representing an increase of 14% compared with the last edition held in 2016. The second edition of ProWine Asia (Singapore) was jointly organised by Messe Düsseldorf Asia and UBM, and was held… more