Feb 13, 2018
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) opened a new regional office in Shanghai, expanding and enhancing the association's programs and services in the Asia-Pacific region. The opening of the new Shanghai office is IAAPA's first Mainland China Representative Office, and its second office in the Asia-Pacific region. "China has been experiencing tremendous growth in the attractions industry and we are excited to open a regional office in Shanghai. This will allow us to further support our local participants and connect them with our global participants,"… more
Feb 13, 2018
Exhibition research consultancy, Explori has opened a regional headquarters in Hong Kong as the company prepares for significant growth in the region throughout 2018 and beyond. The business will be led by new appointment, Joann Chan, as associate director of Research, Asia Pacific. Chan joins Explori from leading research agency YouGov. She is a multi-lingual research professional with years of experience in project management and delivery of international research projects. She previously has held senior roles with TNS and Ipsos. "I’m delighted to be joining Explori at such an exciting… more
Feb 13, 2018
Hong Kong-listed Pico Far East announced its annual results, for the year ended Oct. 31, 2017. The company reported total revenues of US$510 million, down by 4 percent year-on-year. The company attributed the decline to the end of two non-recurring mega projects in the previous year. The company’s net profit fell 6.3 percent during the year, down to US$36 million. Diluted earnings per share for the year were HK$0.2286 (US$0.029). More than 80 percent of Pico’s revenues were generated from its exhibition & event marketing services, amounting to US$409 million. This represents year-on-… more
Jan 23, 2018
In conjunction with the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s seventh Environment Day, 35 of its team members, led by the Centre’s Safety, Health and Environment Department and Orang Asli (indigenous) volunteers from Sungai Buloh, spent a day protecting and conserving 160 endangered trees at Taman Tugu Negara (National Monument Park). Elaborating on the Centre’s seventh Environment Day, Alan Pryor, the centre’s general manager said, “We are delighted to contribute to positive environmental initiatives that assist to protect mother nature and the sustainability of our environment.  It was great to… more
Jan 23, 2018
As a specialist exhibition on manufacturing processes for medical technology, the 4th edition of MEDICAL MANUFACTURING ASIA, Manufacturing Processes for Medical Technology Exhibition and Conference, will focus on new manufacturing technology and automation which play vital roles in driving innovation and operations. The event will highlight companies covering the spectrum of additive manufacturing, 3D printing technologies, imaging and diagnostic imaging solutions as well as nano manufacturing and automated solutions. MEDICAL MANUFACTURING ASIA will take place from August 29 - 31, 2018 at the… more
Jan 23, 2018
Moss’s global footprint has expanded with the opening of Moss Changzhou in eastern China. The newly-built facility, at more than 7,700 square meters, is Moss’s fourth tension fabric production center servicing the global trade show, retail, event and corporate environment markets. Located in Jiangsu province, Moss Changzhou is less than 200 km west of Shanghai. “The establishment of Moss Changzhou allows us to serve our existing customers and new Asia customers with a truly seamless global print platform. It comes amid growing demand from exhibition and retail organizations for Moss's… more
Jan 23, 2018
U.S.-based LRP Publications has added Singapore-based HRM Asia, a business unit of Diversified Communications, to its human resources-focused portfolio.  The new entity complements LRP’s Human Resource Executive® (HRE) magazine and HR Technology Conference & Exposition®, an event dedicated to HR technology.  HRM Asia is a multi-platform network providing an array of thought-leading HR discussion and information to HR professionals of all ranks in Asia-Pacific. The acquisition will expand LRP’s portfolio of HRE to the region beyond its annual HR Tech China Conference. Assets attained… more
Dec 12, 2017
The 13th edition of the China International Gold, Jewellery & Gem Fair - Shanghai (Shanghai Jewellery Fair) drew 6,522 unique visitors, up 36 percent, compared with the show's 2016 edition. The increase in visitor numbers proves that the fair – East China's leading jewellery event – is growing in the right direction and steadily expanding its international reach. Held from Nov. 17-20, in conjunction with the second annual Asia-Pacific Jewellery & Watch Expo at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, the fair featured 304 exhibitors of classic and trendy… more
Dec 12, 2017
 Czarnowski, a full-service exhibit and event marketing company, recently opened an office in Shanghai.  The Shanghai office is Czarnowski’s first in China and 24th worldwide.   “Our new Shanghai office will allow us to better serve our China-based customers as well as our United States and European customers as they increase their exhibiting activity in China,” said Bob DeFacci, global managing director for Czarnowski. He added, “We will leverage local knowledge, experience and a reliable partner network to offer innovative strategy and design services to customers in this important and… more
Dec 12, 2017
The 5th edition of ProWine China, International Trade Fair for Wines and Spirits, set new records and confirmed its status as the most international event for this industry in mainland China. The trade fair attracted 14,219 trade visitors - an increase of 14.3 percent, compared with the 2016 staging. This year, about 700 exhibitors from 39 nations presented their products within 16 country pavilions and 4 regional pavilions. The number of local exhibitors grew by 30 percent, compared with last year, reflecting the upward trend on the flourishing Chinese wine market.ProWine China 2017 was… more