Sep 22, 2019
Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) recently promoted events in alternative destinations at IMEX America, held in Las Vegas last week, that are beyond Bangkok and Pattaya through its new campaign – Meet Now. TCEB is inviting buyers and planners to select regional Thai locations for their events. All these locations are fully equipped with meeting facilities, accommodation and attractions for MICE groups. A wide range of exclusive activities and authentic local culture is designed to enrich experiences and generate maximum return on investment. Hua Hin, a seaside resort… more
Sep 22, 2019
SPS – Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou (SIAF) 2020 is gearing up for the next edition of the show as some of the latest industrial automation solutions are due to be showcased during the fair. As technologies relentlessly evolve, solutions providers are eager to exhibit their innovations that can streamline the manufacturing process. To accommodate the current smart manufacturing era, the 2020 edition will expand to Hall 8.1 to welcome more industrial internet, industrial cloud platforms, intralogistics and smart factory solution providers. With the expanded area and enhanced fringe… more
Sep 22, 2019
IBTM has announced that John Volanthen, the world-record holding British cave diver who played a major role in the astonishing 2018 Tham Luang Thailand cave rescue of the youth football team, will be the first keynote speaker for IBTM World 2019, which takes place Nov. 19-21 at Fira Barcelona. “We’re honoured to have John join us this year as our first keynote speaker at IBTM World,” said David Thompson, Event Director, IBTM World. “Not only is his story inspiring and uplifting, but his experience can be related to so many different situations and we can apply his lessons in keeping calm… more
Sep 22, 2019
Guangzhou Guanya Messe Frankfurt management and staff members mark the opening of their new state of the art office with a traditional roasted pig – symbolic of good business and fortune in China From six members of staff in 2005, Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt now has over 40 employees. Ambitious plans for growth in the Greater Bay Area and beyond have been a key driver behind the move to new office space, which can accommodate up to 60 people. The company was established in 2005 after a joint venture was formed combining the forces of Messe Frankfurt and Guangzhou Guangya Exhibition… more
Sep 06, 2019
After a few months of weekly street protests in Hong Kong that impacted the airport for a few days and caused street closures, the city’s exhibition industry forged ahead with several major shows opening recently. The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre welcomed hundreds of thousands of exhibitors and buyers from all over the world to five trade fairs in the past two weeks, signifying the beginning of the annual trade fair season. The first was Asia Adult Expo held Aug. 27-29, followed by four co-locating international trade fairs Sept. 3-7, namely HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock… more
Jun 26, 2019
With China’s population aged more than 60 surpassing ¼ of a billion this year and set to add a further 10 million to its ranks every year through 2025, CHINA AID reflects the rising success of elderly care focused businesses in China and the quickly developing senior care market seeking to meet the surge in demand. Produced by Shanghai Intex Exhibition Company and Tarsus Group, CHINA AID is the nation’s key gateway to its fast-expanding elderly care, mobility and rehabilitation markets, this year seeing growth of almost 20 percent in its show size, while increasing its exhibition attendance… more
Mar 19, 2019
More than 300 delegates from 22 countries and regions attended the sold-out UFI Asia-Pacific Conference this week in Tokyo, making it the biggest of its kind in the event’s 14-year history. Held at Tokyo Big Sight March 14-15, it marked the first time that UFI has held the annual Asia-Pacific industry conference in Japan.A mix of speakers from inside and outside the business events industry covered this year’s theme of “Facing the Future”:Among them was Kengo Kuma, the world-renowned Japanese architect who designed the stadium for next year’s Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. He opened the… more
Mar 19, 2019
SIAF concluded its 10th edition March 12 to overwhelmingly positive approval. The show was once again held concurrently with Asiamold – Guangzhou International Mould & Die Exhibition to provide a one-stop sourcing platform for industrial automation and the mould, die casting and additive manufacturing markets in South China. T he two fairs spanned three days and attracted 988 exhibitors from 20 countries and regions (2018: 896, 20 countries and regions). Additionally, a total of 252 delegations added to record visitor figures of 98,776 – which grew by 37 percent from last year – from 45… more
Mar 19, 2019
NürnbergMesse’s international programme of trade fairs continues to gain momentum. Following the acquisition of the three market-leading fairs for the woodworking and furniture production industry in India in 2018 – INDIAWOOD, DELHIWOOD and MUMBAIWOOD – the company has now added another exhibition to its portfolio. The India Mattresstech Expo is India’s dedicated trade fair for mattress and upholstery manufacturing. “The India Mattresstech Expo covers an important sub-segment of the furniture industry and creates valuable synergies for our exhibitors and visitors,” said Peter Ottmann, CEO… more
Mar 19, 2019
  Fifty-plus of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s (the Centre) team members dressed in purple, white and green (2019 IWD colours) and enjoyed a walk around the lush 50-acre Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) park to mark the recent International Women’s Day (IWD). The stroll was followed by a casual high tea for team members to mingle, bond and celebrate the occasion. The Centre focused on being loud and proud on this special day and themed their activities, including specially crafted food and beverage and décor, to match the 2019 IWD theme. All digital screens around the venue also… more