Informa Partners to Launch Intermodal Asia
International event organiser, Informa plc, has signed a cooperation agreement with the China Container Industry Association (CCIA) to launch Intermodal Asia 2014. The event will also be supported by the China International Marine Containers (CIMC) – a member company of the CCIA and reportedly the world’s largest container manufacturer.
The inaugural event will run from 1st to 3rd April 2014 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. According to Informa, the event will include an exhibition and various conference sessions held in both Mandarin and English. A sister event of Intermodal Europe, Informa aims to attract container logistics and intermodal professionals to its Asia event.
Intermodal Asia’s event director, Sophie Ahmed, said, “The partnership between Informa and the CCIA, supported by CIMC, ensures that Intermodal Asia will be an industry-led event. An Intermodal Asia event has been in demand from a lot of people for a number of years and we are delighted to be delivering an event that will open up countless opportunities for participating companies and visitors.”