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
Feb 13, 2018
Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd has acquired Thailand Lighting Fair and Thailand Building Fair to expand the worldwide portfolio of its Light + Building brand of trade fairs. Powered by Messe Frankfurt since their inception in 2015, the two fairs now will officially form part of the Light + Building family that totals 14 fairs around the globe. “The Light + Building brand of shows is well-recognised around the world for its high quality event format and its power to attract the best in the industry. Adding the Thailand Lighting Fair and Thailand Building Fair to this growing… more
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