Dec 12, 2017
UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has launched a new education program in China. The inaugural UFI-VMA Venue Management School kicked-off Nov. 20. The three-day program was hosted by the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre (SNIEC), a long-time UFI member and strong supporter of UFI’s activities in China. The program was oversubscribed with 34 students from 15 different venues across China. The program offered participants an unmatched learning environment. The curriculum included three days of lectures delivered in Mandarin by experienced senior-level… more
Oct 24, 2017
ISH Shanghai & CIHE 2017, the premier HVAC platform presenting one-stop individual heating and home comfort solutions to East and Central China, ended on a positive note. The 2017 fair prominently featured state-of-the-art designs and technologies with energy efficiency and environmental protection key concerns. With an increasingly affluent population that aspires to greater living standards, simple yet effective heating solutions have become a top priority in order to handle colder winters in the region. Held Sept. 5-7 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center, the fair was… more
Oct 24, 2017
The 12th Eco Expo Asia will be held Oct. 26-29 at the AsiaWorld-Expo. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, the expo will feature nearly 340 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions.New group participations from Bavaria (Germany), Italy, Korea and Shanghai will join 14 international pavilions, including those from Canada and the Netherlands, which will stage the country's largest group exhibition to date, along with returning… more
Oct 24, 2017
Global Sources opened its largest-ever Mobile Electronics Show recently at Hong Kong's AsiaWorld-Expo with more than 2,800 booths. Buyers were able to see latest smartphones, tablets, AR/VR, wearables and mobile accessories from Verified Suppliers from Greater China and across Asia. Tommy Wong, president of Global Sources Electronics Group, said before the show opened: "Global Sources Mobile Electronics show has grown steadily and plays an influential role in the industry. We strive to support the development of new technologies and innovations as well as to bring the best sourcing… more
Oct 24, 2017
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s (TMG) plan to close Tokyo’s largest purpose-built exhibition venue, Tokyo Big Sight (TBS), during the 2020 Summer Olympics has led to street protests by Japan’s exhibition industry association. TBS will be used as the international press centre during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. As a result of this plan, about 300 members of the Japan Exhibition Association (JEXA) protested outside the offices of the TMG on 5th October. The Japanese exhibition industry opposes the plan and JEXA estimates that 232 exhibitions will be cancelled during the… more
Oct 14, 2017
Convention and entertainment venue management SMG unveiled at a press conference during IMEX America this week in Las Vegas that they will launch North American sales for the Shenzhen (China) World Exhibition & Convention Center. The company was selected to manage the new venue, which will become one of the largest exhibition and convention centers in the world. Besides announcing the sales and management news, SMG also is celebrating its 4oth Anniversary this year. “I couldn’t be more excited about celebrating with Shenzhen,” said Gregg Caren, SMG’s executive vice president of… more
Oct 08, 2017
Tarsus Indonesia, a business-to-business event, exhibition, conference and media company, will cooperate with RAI Amsterdam to present Intertraffic Indonesia 2018, a leading global exhibition brand for traffic and mobility solutions. Both parties signed a memorandum of understanding to pave the way to a successful cooperation. With its Intertraffic events, RAI Amsterdam has a long track record of outstanding developments as one of the largest and most important trade event brand organisers for traffic industry professionals and trusted by leading international companies to showcase their… more
Oct 08, 2017
Western-branded products continue to increase in popularity with consumers in Indonesia and the Philippines as people continue to be more cognizant of western cooking styles, lifestyles and home décor. Housewares suppliers interested in the home and housewares markets in Southeast Asia can meet with key retailers and learn more about the business climate during a trade mission to Jarkarta, Indonesia, and Manila, Philippines, Nov. 5-14 sponsored by the International Housewares Association. Spots still are available in the trade mission, which is limited to 12 IHA member companies. In… more
Oct 08, 2017
Diversified Communications has acquired Luxperience, Australia’s only event dedicated exclusively to the business of luxury travel. “As a premium invitation-only hosted buyer model that features awards and networking opportunities, Luxperience is in a great position to understand and continue to service the needs of this growing community,” said General Manager of Diversified Communications Australia David Longman. Luxperience extends Diversified Communications’ travel and transportation portfolio to Australia, complementing their British Tourism & Travel brand. This is the second… more
Oct 08, 2017
MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND 2017, 8th International Exhibition on Hospital, Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Medical & Rehabilitation Equipment & Supplies, concluded its most successful edition to date: 830 companies from 66 countries (including 18 national pavilions and country groups) welcomed more than 9,000 trade visitors from 70-plus nations. U.S. companies participated within the U.S. group stand or the Enterprise Florida group stand.The event is the region’s premier medical and healthcare exhibition with leading exhibitors showcasing their latest medical innovations. The exhibits were… more