Sep 16, 2018
In its previous financial year (which ran from July 2017 to June 2018), the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) announced that it hosted a total of 1,061 events, including 118 exhibitions, 166 conferences and hundreds of corporate meetings, banquets and entertainment events. The venue welcomed over 8.2 million visitors during the year, including exhibitors, trade buyers, conference and meeting delegates, event visitors, banquet guests and restaurant customers. According to HKCEC, exhibitions and conferences held at the venue covered a wide range of topics including start-ups… more
Sep 11, 2018
Visit Seattle and Brand USA will host the 13th Annual U.S.–China Tourism Leadership Summit in Seattle September 2019. More than 200 attendees are expected to attend from both nations to foster and build strong relationships between the countries’ tourism leaders, to encourage an open exchange of ideas and to promote tourism between the two countries.      “Visit Seattle is proud to be named host of the 2019 U.S.–China Tourism Leadership Summit. This is an incredibly sensitive time for U.S. and Chinese relations for a number of reasons, but in Seattle and in the wider Puget Sound region, we… more
Sep 11, 2018
Messe Frankfurt Group, the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds, will participate as an exhibitor itself in the inaugural China International Import Expo (CIIE) to be held in Shanghai this Nov. 5-10. The fair is considered a major diplomatic event for China, supported by the highest levels of the Chinese government, and will feature around 2,800 exhibitors from more than 130 countries and regions. Taking place on the 40th anniversary of China’s economic opening to the world, CIIE is intended to usher in a new round of Chinese economic… more
Sep 11, 2018
Organized by CMIA, Shanghai INTEX, and Messe Frankfurt, Music China, as one of the most reputable musical instruments fairs in the world, will be held on Oct. 10-13 in Shanghai New International Expo Center. With the rapid development of Chinese musical instrument market, Chinahas become a high manufacturing and consumption country of musical instruments around the world. Music China 2018, located in the economics centre of China, is now in the development opportunities of themusical instrument industry. Launched in 2002, Music China is now the largest music show in Asia and the most well-… more
Sep 11, 2018
With its largest edition to date, the concurrent staging of MEDICAL FAIR ASIA and MEDICAL MANUFACTURING ASIA 2018 in Singapore was a resounding success: more than  14,000 trade visitors from 72 countries took part in MEDICAL FAIR ASIA  - a 16 percent increase compared to 2016, while  MEDICAL MANUFACTURING ASIA 2018 registered some 6,000 visitors from 56 nations – a 12 percent growth from two years ago. While 40 percent of the visitors came from outside Singapore, the majority were from Asia with neighboring ASEAN countries particularly well represented. A total of 1,220 exhibitors from 62… more
Aug 28, 2018
The Shenyang New World EXPO (“EXPO”) successfully hosted one of the largest Chinese international conferences ever to be held in northeast China. The 2018 Chinese Conference on Oncology was held Aug. 18-19. Delegate attendance on the opening day of the Conference exceeded 18,000. The event maximized the use of all areas of the venue including the 24,000 sqm (258,000 sq. ft.) of exhibition/multi-purpose space and 4,000 sqm (43,000 sq. ft.) of meeting space. During the 2-day event, the venue provided F&B services as well as venue safety and security services to ensure efficient crowd… more
Aug 28, 2018
Organised by the HKTDC, the mega promotion "In Style, Hong Kong" is making its debut in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in September.   Following its previous successful editions in Jakarta, Bangkok and Malaysia, this year's campaign aims to highlight Hong Kong's vibrant lifestyle and unique creativity, and showcase the city's branded, design-led products and world-class professional services, and how Vietnamese companies could leverage on Hong Kong's advantages to expand business globally.Vietnam is Hong Kong's largest export market among ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries… more
Aug 28, 2018
Cinte Techtextil China opens its doors next week, with around 480 exhibitors from 22 countries and regions preparing for another successful showcase of the world’s leading textile innovations. Leading international and domestic brands will feature in halls N1 – N3 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 4 – 6 September, making Cinte Techtextil the ideal place to make connections and gain insight into Chinese and Asian market trends. The technical textile industry in the Asia region, and China in particular, has been growing steadily and is predicted to continue doing so. China’s… more
Aug 28, 2018
The 12th edition of Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology (SIBT) opens its gates from 3 – 5 September 2018 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Held concurrently with Shanghai Smart Home Technology (SSHT), the fairs will welcome a total of 250 exhibitors to present the latest smart home and building innovations. Big data, cloud platforms, and for the first time, an integrated smart parking fair, will all be exhibited across the fairground. With the support of one of the co-organisers, the Intelligent Engineering Branch of China Exploration and Design Association (CEEDI), a… more
Aug 14, 2018
Following Informa’s acquisition of UBM earlier this year, Informa has announced changes to the senior management team at UBM Asia. Effective 1st August 2018, Jimé Essink, the current President and CEO of UBM Asia, will become President of the combined business. He will continue to oversee the UBM Sinoexpo and UBM ASEAN businesses for the next 12 months. Margaret Ma Connolly, the current Managing Director of UBM China, will become CEO of the combined business. She will lead the remainder of the UBM Asia portfolio and she will take over leadership of the full UBM Asia business as 1st July… more