May 15, 2018
The Consumer Technology Association unveiled news that leaders from Alibaba A.I. Labs and BYTON will deliver keynote addresses at the upcoming CES Asia 2018. Miffy Chen, general manager, Alibaba A.I. Labs and BYTON Co-Founders, Dr. Carsten Breitfeld and Dr. Daniel Kirchert, will take the CES Asia keynote stage to make major company announcements and share their visions for the future of innovation through artificial intelligence and vehicle technology. "Alibaba A.I. Labs and BYTON are global brands that embody the innovative andentrepreneurial spirit of our industry," said Karen Chupka,… more
May 13, 2018
According to the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), there were a record number of 12,558 rotating international association events in 2017. That is 346 more than the figure recorded in 2016. The top three ranked countries in 2017 were the same as last year: the U.S. (941 meetings), Germany (682 meetings) and the U.K. (592 meetings). In Asia, Japan hosted 414 meetings in 2017 and ranked the first in the region. The other country in Asia to rank in the global top 10 is China, which hosted 376 meeting last year and ranked 8th worldwide. The only other Asian markets to… more
May 06, 2018
U.K.-based Tarsus Group has taken steps to increase the pace of its growing presence in Asia by announcing the addition of two new members to its Asian senior management team. At the same time, it has increased its ownership of the Shenzhen based joint venture Shenzhen Shengshi Jiuzhou Exhibition Co., Ltd. Nino Gruettke will be joining Tarsus in early July as CEO of Tarsus Asia based in Singapore. Gruettke will be responsible for Tarsus overall strategy throughout the Asian region, including its Joint Venture businesses in Southeast Asia and its business in China. Gruettke brings a… more
Mar 20, 2018
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced the newest leading global brands added to its growing exhibitor list for CES Asia 2018. Technology powerhouses, including Alibaba A.I. Labs, BYTON, Guangzhou Automobile Group, iQIYI, KIA, Leapmotor, LG Electronics, Mitsubishi Electric Automotive, Singulato, Skyworth and TCL are set to showcase their latest tech tailored toward the Asian market at CES Asia in June. "The tech showcased at CES Asia 2018 will be ground-breaking," said John T. Kelley, senior director, international programs and show director, CES Asia. He added, "From… more
Mar 20, 2018
Initiated by the International Organizers Network, a joint activity of AEO and SISO, jwc has organized a visit of the construction site of Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center, along with a workshop addressing the most important topics for the future operation of the venue. Participants from major international organizers (Clarion, Comexposium, Informa, EJ Krause, Fiera Milano, Tarsus, Reed, UBM) attended along with representatives of the Government of Shenzhen, the operating companies Zhaohua Int’l Exhibition Operation Co.Ltd. and SMG and representatives of the investors CMSK and… more
Mar 20, 2018
Clarion Events Asia, part of the global Clarion Events Group – a leading event organiser, producing and delivering innovative and cutting-edge events since 1947 – today announced that they have formed PT Adhouse Clarion Events (PT ACE), a joint-venture between Clarion Events and PT Adhouse Indonesia CIPTA, a local organiser whose events include Indonesia Properti Expo (IPEX), the largest bi-annual property show in Indonesia. With each edition attracting more than 260 exhibitors and 340,000 visitors during a 10-day period, IPEX is the preferred platform for Indonesians to purchase a home and… more
Mar 20, 2018
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) recently concluded its eighth annual IAAPA Leadership Conference, held for the first time in Japan, March 6-9. More than 170 top-level attractions industry leaders from 28 countries gathered in Osaka and Tokyo to learn from inspiring keynote speakers, attend forward-thinking education sessions, and experience one-of-a-kind tours through several Japan's most popular and unique attractions. Conference attendees toured five of the country's most popular attractions and heard from industry executives who shared insights… more
Mar 05, 2018
Tarsus Indonesia, a subsidiary of U.K.-based Tarsus Group, an international business-to-business media group with interests in exhibitions, conferences, education, publishing and online media, announced the launch of Indonesia Fintech Show 2018 (IFS 2018), scheduled for Dec. 5-7, 2018, at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC). The show is organized in support of the continual development of Indonesia's financial technology sector through 4 main components in the event: 1) Trade exhibition – a showcase by leading vendors of cutting-edge Fintech solutions, applications, products and services 2… more
Mar 05, 2018
MAD Event Management has entered into an agreement with CPIT Shanghai Exhibition Co., Ltd. Together, they will develop and produce a world-class event in Shanghai. “We were honored to be chosen by CPIT Shanghai Exhibition Co., Ltd. for a project of this magnitude. The convention will be a popular culture expo mainly based on anime & comic, film and gaming. It will be a four-day event, and is preliminarily planned for late 2019,” said Martha Donato, president and founder of MAD Event Management. She added, “Our goal at MAD has always been to produce shows that embodied our collective… more
Mar 05, 2018
Featuring more than 4,550 exhibitors, the fifth Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show (Feb. 27-March 3) and the 35th Hong Kong International Jewellery Show (March 1-5) concluded with participation from about 87,000 buyers from 145 countries and regions, representing a 2 percent increase from last year. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), more than 33,700 buyers visited the Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show, while about 53,000 visitors attended the Jewellery Show."With improving global economic conditions, Hong Kong's exports of precious jewellery rose 3.6… more