07.02.2014 – Richard Yore

As from February 17, Richard Yore will represent Business Events Sydney as Client Relationship Director – Americas. He is also briefed with committing North American meetings planners to the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), … [read more]

07.02.2014 – No tea in February

India’s only international tradeshow dedicated to the hot beverage sector, the second edition of World Tea & Coffee Expo scheduled to take place in Mumbai from February 6 to February 8, 2014, has been rescheduled to a later date. In part due to t… [read more]

07.02.2014 – Ungerboeck becomes UFI Software Partner

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry and Ungerboeck Software International have signed an agreement for Ungerboeck to become UFI’s dedicated Software Partner for all UFi events through May 2017. Both have already worked togeth… [read more]

07.02.2014 – Artexis-easyFairs Group with record profits

The Belgian-based Artexis Group has reported a 39% leap in EBITDA to € 12 million for its financial year 2012-2013 and a 17% increase in revenues to € 94 million for the same period. The Artexis Group comprises two activities: Artexis, whic… [read more]

07.02.2014 – MCI expands through acquisition in Brazil

MCI is doubling its market share in Brazil with the acquisition of local organiser JZ Congressos, one of the biggest players in the country beneath the Sugarloaf Mountain. Under the terms of the takeover the previous executive director of JZ Congress… [read more]

07.02.2014 – Kölnmesse back in the black

No more red for Koelnmesse, which not only generated record turnover of € 280 million in the business year just ended but even turned in a profit again – the first since 2006. In the coming years it expects to post turnover in excess of &e… [read more]

07.02.2014 – New equipment exhibition

Comexposium will launch a new retail technology and equipment exhibition in Shanghai together with Diversified Communications Hong Kong. The first Equipmag Retail Expo China will be held from October, 15 to October, 17 at the Shanghai Exhibition Cent… [read more]

07.02.2014 – First Agro-Expo in Sambia

The agricultural fair Agritech Expo is gearing up for its debut on April 4 and 5 at the GART Research Centre in Chisamba (Zambia). More than 8,000 large- and small-scale farmers, suppliers and service providers are expected by South-African organiser… [read more]

07.02.2014 – ICS expanding into Sweden

The Danish congress and conference organiser International Conference Services Denmark (ICS) based in Copenhagen is expanding into Sweden. It is poised to open an office this February in Malmö, southern Sweden, which will be headed by Johan Mesn… [read more]

18.02.2014 – Imex planning new partnerships

For 2014 the IMEX Group has announced new partnerships. They include cooperation with the German Association of Scientific Medical Societies (AWMF) and plans to partner with the Philippines Council for the Advancement of Association Executives. In ad… [read more]

18.02.2014 – E.J. Krause agrees to majority share in Tecnoalimentos Expo

E.J. Krause will acquire a majority share interest in Tecnoalimentos Expo, Mexico’s leading food and beverage manufacturing event. In the past three years the show was organised by Alfa Editores. The announcement comes just after the decision t… [read more]

18.02.2014 – Michael Kruppe

took over on February 1 as the new general manager at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). He succeeds Hans-Jörg Geduhn, who left the company at the end of January…. [read more]

18.02.2014 – Jim Wood

After eleven years at the helm of the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau, Jim Wood has stepped down from his post. The new caretaker at the top is former Executive Vice President Karen Williams…. [read more]

18.02.2014 – From Essen to Cologne

Following the BRV German Tire Retail and Vulcanization Trade Association’s decision not to renew the partnership contract expiring in 2016 with Messe Essen, the exhibition company has announced its intention of continuing the trade show Reifen,… [read more]

18.02.2014 – Dairytech alongside Expo

Ipack-Ima Spa will organise the first Exhibition for the Dairy Industry, Dairytech, at the Fieramilano venue. It will showcase the full spectrum of the latest supply chain and processing technology for the dairy industry, from milk collection and sto… [read more]

18.02.2014 – Various congresses

Institución Ferial de Madrid (IFEMA) is staging the seventh edition of the pet industry trade fair Propet (March 13 to 15, 2014) at Feria de Madrid. Various congresses are timed to coincide with this, including the 31st veterinary congress Vet… [read more]

24.02.2014 – Roll on, roll off

Informa’s RORO 2014 is heading to London. The only exhibition dedicated to the roll-on/roll-off industry will bring together senior-level logistics professionals from across the globe between June 24 and 26, 2014 June at ExCel in London. Taking place… [read more]

24.02.2014 – Joint venture and a new name

The first event was held under the name of bauma Africa, and it celebrated a successful premiere with 754 exhibitors from 38 countries and 14,700 visitors from over 100 countries. As part of their cooperation on international construction machinery e… [read more]

24.02.2014 – Let’s play

The gaming and amusement world is once again meeting for the key expo Enada Spring from March 19 to 21, 2014 at Rimini Fiera. Gaming licensees and trade members have guaranteed their full participation, and the big names in the amusement field are cu… [read more]

24.02.2014 – Increasing attractiveness

Rising sales figures, internationalisation and new themes at the Asia Pacific Snow Conference all point to Beijing’s increasing attractiveness as a venue for the international winter industry. Fiera Bolzano’s Alpitec China will take place… [read more]

03.03.2014 – Confidence in Italy

Organiser Cepra Spa is sure that the big comebacks announced by exhibitors Biesse and Cefla have boosted confidence in the success of the next Xylexpo. These long-awaited decisions were critical for the biennial international exhibition of woodworkin… [read more]

03.03.2014 – Strategic withdrawal

Back in November 2013 at the tenth edition of Modatex major changes were still being heralded, but now it’s all over. Ocean Media, London, the organisers of Modatex and White Gallery in Germany, have axed the show planned for May at Messe Essen… [read more]

03.03.2014 – Meeting place for the general public

Comexposium has announced a new show in association with the French online magazine Les Numériques. #Connect-it will be the new meeting place for the general public to present the most innovative technology and connected devices to facilitate … [read more]

03.03.2014 – 3D Print at Lyon Eurexpo

At a time when 3D printing and other rapid manufacturing techniques have made a highly successful debut in the industry, it was about time that stakeholders had their own business platform exclusively focused on industrial needs. 3D Print is the firs… [read more]

08.04.2014 – Let’s party

The Monaco International Clubbing Show (MICS) is the most-recognised international trade fair dedicated to nightlife. Created in 2010, the event will be celebrating its fifth anniversary from November 12 to 14, 2014 at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. 1… [read more]

08.04.2014 – Zuchex Housewares & Giftware show launches in Dubai

January 2015 will see the first ever dedicated Housewares show open its doors in Dubai when Tarsus and its sister company Life Media hold Zuchex Dubai from January 17 to 19 at the World Trade Centre. Dubai is one of the fastest growing cities in the … [read more]

08.04.2014 – New place for contemporary art

The first edition of Est Art Fair – International Contemporary Art Fair takes place July 10 to 13, 2014 at the Centro de Congresso do Estoril in Estoril, Portugal. A focus on drawing, viewed in a wider context, is the organising concept behind … [read more]

08.04.2014 – ExCel is the place to be

Informa Telecoms & Media, the organiser of TV Connect, the world’s leading connected entertainment event, has announced that the 2015 edition will move to ExCeL London, enabling TV Connect to continue its exponential growth in the city&rsqu… [read more]

08.04.2014 – Leisure in Lyon

The Lyon Fair, the largest fair for the general public in the Rhône-Alpes region in France, organised by GL events exhibitions, will be celebrating its 96th anniversary this March 21 to 31 at Eurexpo, Lyon. Some 1,000 exhibitors will be present… [read more]

08.04.2014 – FESPA moves to Cologne

FESPA 2015 is moving to Cologne, Germany, where it will create a perfect platform for exhibitors to demonstrate products whilst engaging with decision makers and buyers from the print marketplace. Organised by FESPA Ltd., the show is the world’… [read more]

15.04.2014 – Focus on Gujarat

India Plast, the first international Plastics Exhibition & Conference 2015, will take place from January 29 to February 3, 2015, at the Exhibition Center, Nr. Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. According to the organisers, the Governmen… [read more]

15.04.2014 – Cheers and good health!

Nürnbergmesse North America is splitting the product range and event of Interbev America into two targeted shows: Interbev Beverage and Interbev Process. This will allow exhibitors to present their business to a clearly defined target group. Int… [read more]

15.04.2014 – Turkey – MCI’s new subsidiary

Following the acquisition of 3Events, a promising start-up focused on corporate and association event management, MCI announced the launch of MCI Turkey. The launch will reinforce MCI’s capacity to offer its unique services and solutions to org… [read more]

15.04.2014 – Barýþ Kahriman

will head up the new MCI office in Ankara as General Manager, MCI Turkey, while Ufuk Yavuz Tümer will drive commercial growth as Director of Operations & Business Development, and Koray Tuncer will lead the development of the association mar… [read more]

15.04.2014 – Michael Mandl

Reed Exhibitions India announced the appointment of Michael Mandl to the position of CEO Reed Exhibitions India, replacing Sukhjinder Singh who is Managing Director. Mandl, who is currently the Director of Business Development at Reed Exhibitions Ger… [read more]

15.04.2014 – Matt Hingerty

The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) has announced the appointment of Matt Hingerty as its new independent Chairman. The appointment was confirmed at the BECA Board meeting held last week in Sydney. Hingerty is currently CEO of Barton Deak… [read more]

15.04.2014 – Economic situation too bad

Transport en Logistiek Vlaanderen (TLV), organiser of Trailer, has called off its fair. Originally scheduled for November 2013, the rescheduled date April 24 to 27, 2014, has now also been cancelled. The economic situation in the industry cannot guar… [read more]

15.04.2014 – Growing demand for new event

PMMI, the owner and producer of the Pack Expo trade shows, announced that the brand new regional event Pack Expo East in Philadelphia has been shifted from February 2 to 4, 2015, to February 16 to 18, 2015. Reason: Exhibit space has sold so briskly t… [read more]

15.04.2014 – Awards are shown in Russia

For the second time, Rooms Moscow/MIFS (May 20 to 24, 2014) in collaboration with imm cologne 2014 will be exclusively showcasing selected, well-known prize winners in Russia. The prize-winning companies will be showing on a central area of the exhib… [read more]

15.04.2014 – Change of date

The organisers of Water Expo China have announced a change of date for their 2014 show which will now be held from December 1 to 3, 2014, at the China National Convention Center, Beijing China. The original date in November has been changed to accomm… [read more]

28.04.2014 – European fashion hub

Momad Metropolis, the International Fashion Trade Show organised by IFEMA, will stage its third event from September 12-14, 2014, at Feria de Madrid, within the framework of the largest showcase for fashion and trends in Southern Europe. This unique … [read more]

28.04.2014 – Amsterdam RAI wins venue award

Amsterdam RAI won the Best International Venue award at the eighth annual Exhibition News Awards on April 3, 2014, in London, for the second time since 2012. The Exhibition News Awards are conferred annually on businesses that make outstanding contri… [read more]

28.04.2014 – Highlight in Lausanne

The Swiss Tech Convention Center is about to open its doors as one of the most modern and best equipped conference centres in the world. By offering an innovative infrastructure, which allows the most demanding conferences to be hosted, its owner, th… [read more]

28.04.2014 – Two new fairs

Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Guangdong Toy Association (GDTA) have signed a letter of intent to join forces in organising the Guangzhou International Toy and Hobby Fair and the Guangzhou International Stroller and Baby Product Fair starting from … [read more]

28.04.2014 – Freshness unwanted

Cancellations, surface-area reductions and, above all, reticence by major industry players, have made it necessary for Messe Düsseldorf to remove the freshness trio comprising Intermopro, Intercool and Intermeat, planned for September 21 to 23, … [read more]

28.04.2014 – Royal opening

The official opening of Nor-Fishing in Trondheim on August 19, 2014, will be an historic event, as H.M. Queen Sonja will represent the royal family alone on this occasion. Nor-Fishing 2014 will thus be heavily dominated by women. In addition to Her M… [read more]

28.04.2014 – New East Coast show

PMMI, owner and organiser of Pack Expo fairs in the USA is moving its new event Pack Expo East in Philadelphia from February 2 to 4, 2015, to February 16 to 18, 2015. The reason: Due to a big run on exhibition space, the Association for Packaging and… [read more]

28.04.2014 – Virtual visitor

For the first time in its history, Amsterdam RAI offered people the option of attending a RAI exhibition online. In addition to being open to the public, Intertraffic Amsterdam, which was held from March 25 to 28 2014, could be attended on March 27 a… [read more]

28.04.2014 – Dates were shifted

The organisers of Water Expo China are moving their 2014 fair to December 1 to 3 of this year. The event in the China National Convention Center, Beijing, which was originally planned to take place in November, will be harmonised with the schedule of… [read more]

28.04.2014 – TCEB propels the country’s exhibition industry

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) unveiled its 2014 exhibition industry strategy, which will showcase the strength of Thailand as a leader of the international exhibition industry in ASEAN. TCEB highlighted three key success fact… [read more]

13.05.2014 – Growing market

As the UK Government unveils eight major new renewables projects, representing a staggering £12 billion of investment by 2020, market confidence is high as big brands from across the energy market invest in Ecobuild, the world’s leading e… [read more]

13.05.2014 – New place for Gluten Free Expo

With a view to international growth and strengthening as a national reference point for the gluten-free product market, The Gluten Free Expo is developing. So, the third edition will be held from November 14 to 17, 2014, at Rimini Fiera. Gluten Free … [read more]

13.05.2014 – Success in mind

AIBTM, a leading global exhibition for the US meetings and events industry, has confirmed that major industry players have signed up, confirming their participation at the 2014 show, which is set to take place from June 10 to 12 at the Orange County … [read more]

13.05.2014 – New show venue

The annual Gauteng Motor Show is once again gearing up to deliver it’s highly anticipated one-stop extreme ‘moto-tainment’ show, merging the thrill of live-action performances, with audience entertainment aplenty. A new year of auto… [read more]

22.05.2014 – Under pressure

The dates of Mould Eurasia 2014, the 7th Bursa Mould Technologies and Related Industries Fair, have been postponed due to pressure from the industry. The show will now be held at the Bursa International Fair and Congress Center from December 4 to 7, … [read more]

22.05.2014 – Pure re-edited

Pure London, the premium event for progressive fashion buyers, organised by i2i Events Group, has revealed the plans for its re-edited footwear and accessories section, confirming a stellar line-up of brands, ahead of the August edition of the show. … [read more]

22.05.2014 – An evolving sector

The environmental sector is continually evolving and Ecomondo, Italy’s leading expo, brings together innovations and presents them in an organised manner. From November 5 to 8, 2014, Rimini Fiera will raise the curtain on the 18th edition of th… [read more]

22.05.2014 – Successful mix

Registration is now open as Label Summit Indonesia 2014 heads to Jakarta, where its second edition will be held at Balai Kartini on June 18 and 19, 2014. Building on last year’s success, the Summit will feature a mix of technical presentations,… [read more]

22.05.2014 – Stronger profile

Bta, Barcelona Food Technologies, is strengthening its trade fair strategy to construct the most complete event in technology, equipment and machinery for the food industry. Due to take place from April 21 to 24, 2015, at Fira de Barcelona, the show … [read more]

22.05.2014 – Four into one

Tarsus France is merging events. Cloud & IT Expo, Réseaux & Télécom Expo, Big data Expo and Mobile IT Expo are to become IT Expo, which will cover all the topics of the fairs mentioned above in future. Besides workshops f… [read more]

22.05.2014 – Exhibitor increase

Thanks to the success of the FIP solution plastique fair in 2011, this benchmark French plastics industry fair has confirmed its three-yearly cycle and will take place at the Lyon Eurexpo from June 17 to 20, 2014. All the elements that made it so suc… [read more]

22.05.2014 – No clashing fairs

To avoid clashing with the Milan fairs, Igedo Company’s Central Asia Fashion, which takes place in September, is being moved forward by two days to September 16 to 18. The Atakent Exhibition Center in the Kazakh commercial centre Almaty will on… [read more]

10.06.2014 – Signs of recovery

The International Special Events Society (ISES) has released its Global Business Survey, which reveals strong growth across all sectors of the events industry. The survey, conducted during March 2014 to the 5,500 ISES members in the US, Canada, UK, E… [read more]

10.06.2014 – Decreasing event revenues

Centaur Media plc, the business information, events and media group, has issued its interim management statement for the period from January 1, 2014, based on results for the four-month period, to April 30, 2014, and with further commentary on tradin… [read more]

10.06.2014 – New partnership

The 20th Automechanika St. Petersburg, March 24 to 26, 2015, will be organised by Messe Frankfurt’s new licensing partner, Restec Exhibition Company. As one of Russia’s biggest and leading fair and exhibition companies, Restec can draw on… [read more]

10.06.2014 – Strategic reorientation for printing

Messe Düsseldorf is relaunching its world lead fair Drupa in 2016 (May 31 to June 10) and strategically realigning it with a revised nomenclature and a new key visual: The focus will be on the innovative power of the sector. Thus, in 2016, Drupa… [read more]

10.06.2014 – New show to cater for the needs of the plastics industry

Gujarat is one of the largest plastics producing states in India in terms of raw materials and processed products. However, since the major exhibitions are organised outside Gujarat, the small-scale entrepreneurs have to travel to distant places even… [read more]

10.06.2014 – Lorin Bowen

Exhibition organiser, Scan On Show, has appointed Lorin Bowen to the position of General Manager. Lorin recently stepped down as the General Manager for the Southern Africa Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) and assumed her new role on M… [read more]

10.06.2014 – Pollution control

With a vision to restructure the application of green technologies in Indian industries and ensure better environmental standards for pollution control, Messe Frankfurt India has announced the launch of Pollutech India 2014. The show is slated to be … [read more]

10.06.2014 – CDATF premieres in Wuhan

Reed Huabai Exhibitions, part of China’s premier exhibition organiser, Reed Exhibitions Greater China, together with the CCAGM (China Commerce Association for General Merchandise) will launch a new edition of the China Daily-Use Article Trade F… [read more]

10.06.2014 – A cup of coffee

The 2014 edition of World of Coffee, the premier event in Europe for quality coffee, will be held this year in Rimini, Italy, from June 10 to 12. The previous editions were held in France, Austria and the United Kingdom. Organised by SCAE (Speciality… [read more]

10.06.2014 – Arts and antiques

The 42nd edition of the Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair will take place in London’s iconic Olympia Exhibition Centre from June 5 to 15, 2014. Founded in 1972, the event is the capital’s largest and most established art and a… [read more]

30.06.2014 – New tune in June

Midem, the leading international B2B event dedicated to the music ecosystem, will take place in 2015 from June 5-8 in Cannes at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes. This year the event was held in April. Furthermore it will have … [read more]

30.06.2014 – MTT Expo Indonesia cancelled

The international exhibition and conference on metalworking and machine tools, MTT Expo Indonesia, originally planned to take place from September 24 to 26, 2014, in the Grand City Mall Convention & Exhibition Center in Surabaya (Indonesia), has … [read more]

30.06.2014 – Mashprom to be held in autumn

The international exhibition and conference on metalworking and machine tools, MTT Expo Indonesia, originally planned to take place from September 24 to 26, 2014, in the Grand City Mall Convention & Exhibition Center in Surabaya (Indonesia), has … [read more]

30.06.2014 – Brazil meets Göteborg

Göteborg Book Fair celebrates its 30 year anniversary and will be more international than ever. At their 400 seminars there will be 66 non-Nordic participants, including a focus on authors from Brazil. Three of Brazil’s most promising young writ… [read more]

30.06.2014 – Reading the world

From July 16 to 22, 2014, the HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair is to mark its 25th anniversary. With the title "Reading the World, the More, the Merrier", around 570 exhibitors from all over the world will be presenting their publishing programmes… [read more]

30.06.2014 – Mining Mongolia postponed

Mining Mongolia, co-located with Building and Construction Mongolia and Electric Mongolia 2014, scheduled for September 4 to 6, 2014, at the Buyant Ukhaa Sports Palace in Ulan Bator, has been postponed until August 2015 due to an uncertain investment… [read more]

30.06.2014 – Move and rebrand

IBTM America 2015 is to be the new name for AIBTM Florida and will move to Chicago. 250 suppliers will meet with 250 planners in the global MICE industry. The exhibitors will be from all sectors of the MICE market and will be split 60% US and 40% int… [read more]

30.06.2014 – ICCA support for FIEXPO

FIEXPO Latin America has gained International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) support, as CEO Martin Sirk announced. The status is given to strong regional shows that are organised by ICCA member companies in a highly professional manner. … [read more]

30.06.2014 – Success for CIMGlobal

CIMGlobal has won the HAEMATOCON 2015 conference due to take place in Bangalore/India. The 56th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Haematology & Blood Transfusion is being hosted by the Karnataka Chapter – Indian Society of Haematology … [read more]

30.06.2014 – Grafitalia cancelled

Grafitalia, the event for graphic arts, has cancelled its next edition, which was initially planned for 2015, due to difficulties in the printing market. Originally the edition should have been postponed to 2017 with the brand giving its name to a pr… [read more]

02.07.2014 – Intermodal co-located

Home to Europe’s largest container port, Rotterdam will host one of the most important events in the container shipping calendar, Intermodal Europe 2014, which will take place from November 11 to 13, 2014, at the Rotterdam AHOY. “The show… [read more]

02.07.2014 – Health giant Down-Under

After more than two years of intensive planning and preparation, Melbourne will welcome thousands of delegates to the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014), Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB), Karen Bolinger, sa… [read more]

02.07.2014 – Shorter TUR

The TUR travel & tourism fair concept will be refined next year. The fair, organised by Svenska Mässan, will be distilled into three days, instead of four. The new dates for the event which takes place at Gothenburg, Sweden, are March 19 to … [read more]

02.07.2014 – Biggest Nano Korea ever

Nano Korea 2014 will be staged from July 2 to 4, 2014 in COEX in Seoul. This year, the event promises to be bigger than ever before with a total of 520 stands by 360 companies. The fair, which is organised by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energ… [read more]

18.07.2014 – Bologna buys Pharmintech

BolognaFiere and Ipack-Ima have reached an agreement to transfer the shares of Pharmintech (organiser of Pharmintech) to BolognaFiere. Pharmintech, the exhibition of technology for the pharmaceutical, para-pharmaceutical, and nutrition industries, de… [read more]

18.07.2014 – Ski industry meets in Davos

Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the International Ski Travel Market (ISTM), the ski industry’s premier travel and tourism showcase, has named the InterContinental Davos, Switzerland, as the host hotel for its March 2015 event. The two-day… [read more]

18.07.2014 – EAPIC in Nairobi

The annual East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) will once again gather the region’s leading power utilities, investors and technology and service providers as the event returns to Nairobi from September 3 to 4, 2014, for its 16th edit… [read more]

18.07.2014 – Thousands of exhibitors expected

UBM Canon’s long-running Design and manufacturing Midwest will take place October 15 to 16, 2014, at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, IL. With four co-located trade shows, the event will bring thousands of exhibitors and attendees to t… [read more]

18.07.2014 – SIGN grows every year

After already filling two of the newest and largest halls of Tuyap, SIGN Istanbul 2014 is set to book more venue space to meet record demand from exhibitors. Growing every year since it was first organised, the show has outgrown its regular halls and… [read more]

18.07.2014 – Talking about energy

The Pakistan German Business Forum (PGBF) is planning an energy conference in Lahore, Pakistan from September 18 to 20, 2014. The event is intended to expand and deepen existing business contacts and forge new contacts. The conference’s focus s… [read more]

18.07.2014 – Back to Joburg

Interbuild Africa 2014 and its co-located shows – Glass Expo Africa, Plumbdrain Africa, EcoAfribuild, Hardex Africa and Woodpro Africa – returns to the Johannesburg Expo Centre this year, for the leading building materials and services and constructi… [read more]

08.09.2014 – Gillian Taylor

Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) general manager, Trevor McCartney announced the appointment of Gillian Taylor as OCEC’s director of business development. Taylor joins the centre after having worked for the Abu Dhabi Convention Bu… [read more]

08.09.2014 – Samantha Taranto

AEG Ogden announced the appointment of Samantha Taranto as the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) communications director. A senior communications and public relations professional, Samantha’s 14 years of experience spans commu… [read more]

08.09.2014 – Aero Asia is landing in China

The organisers of Airshow China, Zhuhai Airshow Co., Ltd., and Messe Friedrichshafen, organisers of the international aviation fair Aero, are jointly planning a general aviation exhibition in China to be named Aero Asia and hosted every two years. Th… [read more]

08.09.2014 – Global Sources reports six month revenue of .8 million

Global Sources Ltd. reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Executive chairman, Merle A. Hinrich, said: "In the second quarter, our export trade shows in Hong Kong performed very well and featured our largest-ever … [read more]

08.09.2014 – New segmentation

The new team behind Motortec Automechanika Madrid (March 11 to 14, 2015), Spain’s leading international trade fair for the automotive industry at Feria de Madrid, has announced its new plans to further boost the sector and create yet more busin… [read more]

08.09.2014 – New needs create new shows

Japan’s first Wearable Expo – wearable device technology expo – takes place from January 14 to 16, 2015 at Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo. Organised by Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd, the show will run concurrently with Nepcon Japan, Automotive World and L… [read more]

08.09.2014 – New smelters boost revenues

The Middle East aluminium industry will come under the global spotlight with the fourth edition of the Aluminium Middle East exhibition, which will be held from April 14 to 16, 2015 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC). Exp… [read more]

08.09.2014 – Out of North America

Kuala Lumpur will chalk up another first with the upcoming 2014 Toastmasters International Convention, set to be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from August 20 to 23, 2014. For the first time in its 90-year history, Toastmasters is holding… [read more]

08.09.2014 – Key player in the plastics market

Plast Eurasia Istanbul 2014, the 24th International İstanbul Plastics Industry Fair, organised by Tüyap Fairs and Exhibitions Organization Inc. in cooperation with Pagev (Turkish Plastics Industry Foundation), will be held from December… [read more]

08.09.2014 – New opportunities in Brazil

On September 15, 2014, UBRAFE (Uniao Brasileira dos Promotores de Feiras) members, exhibition organisers, venue management and suppliers will meet in Sao Paolo, Brazil, at the Imigrantes Exhibition & Convention Center. Participants will learn mor… [read more]

17.09.2014 – Asia’s cleaning industry meets in Bangkok

Impact Exhibition Management Co. Ltd, in collaboration with AFIDAMP, the Italian Cleaning Equipment Manufacturers’ Association is launching a brand new international trade exhibition for the cleaning industry, scheduled to take place in Bangkok… [read more]

17.09.2014 – Tradexpo goes international

In 2014, Tradexpo, France’s major trade fair devoted to the home, toys, DIY, gardening, household appliances and stock clearance will be moving to another level. The aim is to conquer the European market. The show will retain its three sessions in Ja… [read more]

17.09.2014 – Setting sail together

In expectation of the growth predicted for the next six years in India’s maritime industry, Informa Exhibitions, organiser of Inmex India, and Hamburg Messe und Congress, organiser of SMM India, have formed a strategic partnership. They will st… [read more]

17.09.2014 – New schedule

It was Africa’s biggest fair for construction machinery and mining right from its inception in 2013; from September 15 to 18, 2015, Bauma Conexpo Africa will be held for the second time at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC). After that, the two… [read more]

17.09.2014 – Cityscape exhibition to shake up Malaysian property scene

The world’s largest real estate investment and development event will make its debut in Kuala Lumpur with Cityscape Malaysia 2015. From February 4 to 6, 2015, over 5,000 participants and 70 exhibitors will cover a 5,000 m² exhibition space… [read more]

17.09.2014 – Nancy Walsh

Reed Exhibitions North America promoted Nancy Walsh, Executive Vice President for North American Tradeshows, to President, Reed Exhibitions North America. Most recently, Nancy has been the senior executive responsible for opening the Mexican market f… [read more]

17.09.2014 – Brian Thomas

RX Australia announces the appointment of Brian Thomas as its new Managing Director. Brian will report to Debbie Evans, President South East Asia and Australia and will assume the role on 6 November 2014. Brian is a familiar face to Reed Exhibitions…. [read more]

17.09.2014 – Gerardo Barajas

PMMI, the owner and producer of the Paxk Expo portfolio of trade shows, announced that Gerardo Barajas has been hired as director of Expo Pack Events. In this new role, Barajas will have oversight of Expo Pack México and Expo Pack Guadalajara,… [read more]

19.09.2014 – Significant gains in earnings

GL events based in Lyon, France, announced half-year revenues of €464.7 million, up 13% at constant exchange rates or 7.5% on a reported basis. The Group’s commercial momentum in international markets was confirmed in the first half, with operat… [read more]

19.09.2014 – Reed Exhibitions and Tüyap expand their partnership

Events organiser Reed Exhibitions and Tüyap, Turkey’s leading events and venue company, joined forces in 2012 combining their strengths to create a long-term event organising partnership called Reed Tüyap. Following the successful col… [read more]

19.09.2014 – UBM plc forms UBM Americas division

UBM plc announces the formation of UBM Americas, which consolidates UBM’s events-led marketing services businesses in North and South America into a single organisation with a streamlined management structure. PR Newswire is unaffected by this … [read more]

19.09.2014 – Equipmag goes abroad and launches expo in China

Equipmag, organised by Comexposium, is France’s leading trade show for retail, distribution and points of sale. It is going abroad and this year will launch Equipmag Retail Expo China, in association with Diversified Events Hong Kong. This firs… [read more]

19.09.2014 – SPS IPC Drives, Motek and Control go India

In a cooperation at a trade fair in India from February 5 to 7, 2015, P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG and Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH are making a joint statement on the benefits of opening up growing overseas markets. An exhibition consortium is plan… [read more]

19.09.2014 – Chet Burchett

Reed Exhibitions announces new appointments. Chet Burchett becomes Chief Executive Officer of Reed Exhibitions reporting to Mike Rusbridge, who will continue in the role as Executive Chairman. Burchett, Regional President The Americas (South America,… [read more]

19.09.2014 – Barbara Vávra

recently became the new representative of BVV Trade Fairs Brno for the German market. At the German-Czech Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Prague, official representative of BVV Trade Fairs Brno since 2010, she will provide advice to German exhibi… [read more]

19.09.2014 – Issac Chan

will join the Uniplan management team in the region of Greater China in the newly created position of senior vice president appointed by the Agency for Live Communication. Geraldine Chew will become the new managing director of the Uniplan Office in … [read more]

06.10.2014 – Bett implements Asia Leadership Summit in Singapore

Leading technology companies Microsoft and Intel have confirmed their support for the Bett Asia Leadership Summit taking place at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore from December 3 to 4, 2014. As founding partners, they will join other industry leading de… [read more]

06.10.2014 – Welcome to Leatherworld Middle East

From May 2 to 5, 2015, Dubai will see the inaugural edition of the Middle East’s premier trade show dedicated to the leather industry, Leatherworld Middle East. The show will bring together leather suppliers and manufacturers from Europe, Asia,… [read more]

06.10.2014 – HKCEC welcomed 1,086 events and 5.9 million visitors

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) continues to be one of the preferred venues for international organisers staging exhibitions and conferences in Hong Kong. During the fiscal year 2013-2014 (July 2013 to June 2014), a total of 1,… [read more]

06.10.2014 – New formats – exciting topics

The business travel and event sector has a new meeting place: When the “mbt Market meets MEETINGPLACE Germany” opens in Munich’s Eisbach Studios on December 2, 2014, visitors can look forward not only to a broad mixture of exhibitor… [read more]

06.10.2014 – Martin Roy

On January 1, 2015, Martin Roy (45) becomes the new chairman and CEO of Reed Exhibitions in Austria. He takes over from Johann Jungreithmair. This personnel decision was announced by Andrew Fowles, Regional President Europe of Reed Exhibitions Intern… [read more]

06.10.2014 – Mark Poynton

Event technology provider GenieConnect announced that Mark Poynton has been appointed Global VP of Sales, with overall responsibility for all global revenues. GenieConnect was established in 2010 and has since provided digital solutions for over 2000… [read more]

06.10.2014 – Expo is growing

2015, the expo component of the East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) is expected to grow significantly and the event will move to a larger, more expo-focused venue, the Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Nairobi and take place from… [read more]

06.10.2014 – For the first time: fringe programme

The second IFAT India, the leading environmental technology trade fair on the Indian subcontinent, is being held from October 9 to 11, 2014 in Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Mumbai. The international nature of the exhibitors has increased over 201… [read more]

06.10.2014 – Get connected

Get connectedAs part of a Spotlight on Asia, the Pakistan-China economic corridor programme will be the focus of a conference session at Intermodal Europe 2014, which takes place from November 11 to 13, 2014 at the Rotterdam Ahoy. Currently under d… [read more]

06.10.2014 – Spotlight on retailers

Mapic 2014 will shine a spotlight this year on retailers and retail property experts who face the challenge of providing consumers with a shopping experience built around escapism and pleasure. Organised by Reed Midem, the International Retail Proper… [read more]

10.10.2014 – Exhibition growth marks strong first half 2014 for ADNEC

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC) announced that it has recorded a significant increase in the number of exhibitions it has held in the year to date, compared with the same period last year. The region’s leading exhibition and c… [read more]

10.10.2014 – New event in Nippon

Important Japanese institutions, such as the Japanese industry ministry METI, the Japanese foreign ministry, but also European players such as the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce have taken o… [read more]

10.10.2014 – Reed sets up joint venture to house Kormarine

Reed Exhibitions announces its entry into the South Korean maritime market. By joining forces with event leader K. Fairs Ltd., an established trade fair organizer in Korea, Reed’s newest partnership will make its debut via Kormarine, Korea&rsqu… [read more]

23.10.2014 – Trip around trends

“The evolution of digital signage”, “Customer loyalty and visual communication” and “Creativity meets business model”: The Viscom lecture programme takes its audience on a trip around trends and topics relating to … [read more]

23.10.2014 – Viatec cancelled

Due to the ongoing recession in road, civil and underground engineering, the trade fair for road construction and infrastructure maintenance Viatec 2015 has been cancelled. The decision was taken after conferring with the most important institutional… [read more]

23.10.2014 – For the first time in the US

In 2015, the 8th Routes Americas will take place from February 1 to 3, 2015 in Denver, Colorado, marking the first time that the event takes place in the US. The event, which is the annual gathering of air service decision-makers for all of the Ameri… [read more]

23.10.2014 – Beauty in Asia

Nail events, products, and famed industry personalities take centre stage at the 19th edition of Cosmoprof Asia, Asia’s premier professional beauty exhibition. Taking place from November 12 to 14, 2014 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centr… [read more]

23.10.2014 – Ten years of energy efficiency

Ten years ago, Fiera Bolzano launched Klimahouse. The project was developed in cooperation with the ClimateHouse Agency, a South Tyrolean certification body for building energy efficiency, which has earned a reputation throughout Europe. In September… [read more]

23.10.2014 – Wide variety of wine

More than 1,000 exhibitors from 34 countries and regions will take part in the seventh HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair from November 6 to 8, 2014 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The event, organised by… [read more]

23.10.2014 – Time out for Mac lovers

IDG World Expo has announced that Macworld/iWorld is going on hiatus and will not be taking place as planned in 2015. The MacIT event, the world’s premiere event for deploying Apple in the enterprise, will continue next year with details to be … [read more]

23.10.2014 – New roads into the north

Elmia Nordic Road is the new meeting place for road and road infrastructure topics. The fair focuses on business and knowledge for people involved in maintaining old and building new roads. Elmia Nordic Road, together with Elmia Nordic Rail and Elmia… [read more]

06.11.2014 – easyFair’s first step into UAE

Tank Storage Middle East by easyFairs UK Ltd, the newest addition to the StocExpo and Tank Storage portfolio, will take place in Abu Dhabi at the ADNEC, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, from January 26 to 27, 2015. The two-day exhibition and con… [read more]

06.11.2014 – Mission accomplished

MCH Swiss Exhibition (Basle), a company of the MCH Group, acquired the remaining 40 percent of the shares of Asian Art Fairs Ltd, Hong Kong, on October 24, 2014. Since July 1, 2011, it has had a majority shareholding of 60 percent. Acquisition of the… [read more]

06.11.2014 – Latest technology

The countdown is on as Labelexpo South China prepares to return to the Pazhou Exhibition Center in Guangzhou between December 3 and 5, 2014. Formerly known as the South China Label Show, the new look expo is set to underline its position as the regio… [read more]

06.11.2014 – Premiere for Save Food

Save Food, a combined exhibition and conference, will hold its Scandinavian premiere at Scanpack, the largest packaging fair in Scandinavia. The initiative comes from Interpack in Düsseldorf, the world’s largest packaging exhibition, in collabor… [read more]

13.11.2014 – Lindy Wee takes over

Singapore Exhibition Services (SES) announced recently that Lindy Wee, deputy chief executive, will succeed Stephen Tan as chief executive effective January 1, 2015. Tan, who joined the company as joint deputy CEO in 1984 and has been chief executive… [read more]

13.11.2014 – Lindy Wee takes over

Singapore Exhibition Services (SES) announced recently that Lindy Wee, deputy chief executive, will succeed Stephen Tan as chief executive effective January 1, 2015. Tan, who joined the company as joint deputy CEO in 1984 and has been chief executive… [read more]

13.11.2014 – Denmark’s largest

Bella Center has partnered with Comwell to open Comwell Conference Center Copenhagen. The new Comwell Conference Center will be Denmark’s largest conference centre, with the market’s greatest flexibility and capacity. Following a DKK 22m … [read more]

13.11.2014 – mbt Market reborn

The trade fair for the mice + business travel market industry, mbt Market, is to be reborn from 2015 as mbt Meetingplace. It is scheduled to start on June 2, 2015 in Düsseldorf on the Areal Böhler site in the Alte Schmiedehallen and on Dece… [read more]

01.12.2014 – Prowine to be held in Singapore

With ProWine Asia, Messe Düsseldorf is to continue its successful cooperation begun in Shanghai with the International Allworld Group. In future, ProWine Asia will be held in Singapore in parallel with Food&HotelAsia (FHA) every two years. T… [read more]

01.12.2014 – Passenger Terminal Expo moves from Paris to Cologne

In 2016, the Passenger Terminal Expo (PTE) will be staged in Cologne. The event, founded in 1997, is considered the world’s leading international conference and trade fair for the design, management, security and technology of passenger termina… [read more]

01.12.2014 – Reed Exhibitions Japan launches two new shows

Reed Exhibitions Japan has announced the launch of two new exhibitions: 1st Content Marketing Expo and 1st Advanced Content Technology Expo. Both exhibitions will be opening at the next edition of Content Tokyo. Asia’s leading comprehensive B2B… [read more]

01.12.2014 – New show for interior design in Qatar

IQ Exhibition, a new B2B event for the interiors, hospitality solutions and fit-out markets will take place in Doha, Qatar, from February 2 to 4, 2015 at Qatar National Convention Centre. Organised by dmg events Dubai, the new exhibition will be the … [read more]

01.12.2014 – Good results for IMEX America

IMEX America has published its final figures following the successful conclusion of the fourth edition at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. The statistics illustrate that 2,909 hosted buyers attended IMEX America, travelling to Las Vegas from 52 countries… [read more]

01.12.2014 – Jackie Taranto

Managing director and founder of Hannover Fairs Australia, is leaving the company on December 6, 2014, after 15 years of service to seek new career challenges. She founded the company in order to position Cebit Australia on the market. Several specia… [read more]

01.12.2014 – Tina Eggers

AEG Ogden has announced the appointment of two new business development managers for the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney). Tina Eggers has been appointed national business development manager and Michelle Nahas, corporate, governme… [read more]

11.12.2014 – David DuBois

The President and CEO of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), David DuBois, has been appointed as the chairman of the board of directors of the Convention Industry Council (CIC), effective as of November 1. As a member of … [read more]

11.12.2014 – Sergey Trofimov

President of the Restec Group, has been recognised for his “contribution to the events industry" as part of the national Event AWARDS. The ceremony took place on November 1 in St. Petersburg at the professional conference EventPRO. Event A… [read more]

11.12.2014 – Soren Poulsen

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has appointed Soren Poulsen as CEO for the Greater China Area (GCA). In this role, Poulsen will be responsible for leading Agility’s Global Integrated Logistics business in China, Hong Kong and Taiw… [read more]

11.12.2014 – Montgomery acquires the W exhibition

Angus Montgomery has announced the acquisition of the W exhibition. The show will be incorporated into the Montgomery portfolio of events from January next year. W is the UK’s leading joinery and furniture manufacturing show. Damion Angus, mana… [read more]

11.12.2014 – Paul D’Arcy

The Calabar International Convention Centre (Calabar ICC) in Nigeria has appointed conference industry specialist Paul D’Arcy as its first chief executive officer. The centre, presently in the final stages of construction, will celebrate its of… [read more]

11.12.2014 – Rimini Fiera launches Flora Trade

The floriculture nursery world can now put two key appointments for the sector’s development in next year’s diary: Flora Trade Workshop, an international workshop to promote the nursery/floriculture sector (February 25 to 27, 2015) and th… [read more]

11.12.2014 – Building week to strengthen a growing sector

According to industry analysts in Kenya, the residential construction sector is growing rapidly as both the government and private developers try to keep up with the soaring demand for housing occasioned by the rise in population. Extensive opportuni… [read more]

11.12.2014 – Spintelligent launches training academy

Spintelligent Pty, the Cape Town-based publisher, trade exhibition and conference organiser, has launched the Spintelligent Training Academy to address learning and development needs in the energy, utilities and mining industries on the African conti… [read more]

11.12.2014 – Ifema exports its Matelec and Genera brands to Chile

The next edition of Matelec Latin America is going to be held together with Genera Latin America, with energy efficiency as the leitmotiv. They will offer synergies and the backing of two international Ifema brands in a market full of opportunities … [read more]

11.12.2014 – MyanmarWater advances to a larger venue

Cashing in on the success of the second edition of MyanmarWater, growth and local industry demand, UBM Asia will move its 2015 edition to a bigger venue at Myanmar Event Park (MEP), Yangon, from September 16 to 18, 2015. This venue can accommodate ap… [read more]

15.01.2015 – Increasing exhibition space

For its next edition in 2015, the international trade fair Internorga (March 13 to 18, 2015) will be increasing its exhibition space to a total of about 100,000 square meters with a new exhibition area for the butcher’s trade in hall H of the C… [read more]

15.01.2015 – Gourmet living and good lifestyle

2015 will see the first edition of the consumer event Eat & Lifestyle in Frankfurt taking place concurrently with the international consumer goods fair Tendence. Eat & Lifestyle is organised by Fleet Events of Hamburg. End consumers and inter… [read more]

15.01.2015 – Prestigious support

E.J. Krause & Associates and Tarsus Group announced that Expo Manufactura (February 3 to 5, 2015), the international exhibition and conference in Mexico for the manufacturing industry, will now have the support of the prestigious Association for … [read more]

19.01.2015 – Innovation is the star

Bta. Barcelona Food Technology will make innovation the absolute star of its next edition, looking ahead to solutions and discovering the lines of action that will lay out the map for the food of tomorrow. Bta. is the benchmark tradeshow for the food… [read more]

19.01.2015 – First time in Calabar

From August 13 to 14, 2015 the Calabar International Convention Centre will be hosting the inaugural Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) 2015. The event is organised by ICO Conferences & Events Limited Nigeria in partnershi… [read more]

19.01.2015 – New partner for Premium

The Berlin Premium group, organiser of Premium, the reference fair in the high-fashion segment, has reorganised its ownership structure. Norbert Tillmann, founder, CEO and until now one of the three owners, has sold his stake. The group has found a n… [read more]

19.01.2015 – Expansion of space and time

WTM Africa 2015, the leading business-to-business tourism event in Africa, has been expanded to a three-day event following the successful inaugural show. WTM Africa, launched in spring 2014 as a two-day event in Cape Town, has established itself as … [read more]

16.02.2015 – Exploring new horizons

French exhibition organiser Comexposium and its partner, real estate developer, Unibail-Rodamco, have decided to part company. Unibail-Rodamco is currently looking for a buyer for its 50% share in the company. The split is due to Comexposium’s expans… [read more]

16.02.2015 – Reed Exhibitions Greater China expands

Reed Exhibitions Greater China has announced its newest joint venture partnership with Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan. Shanghai-based Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan, formerly Shanghai Kuozhan Exhibitions, is now the formal owner and organiser of the world-leadin… [read more]

16.02.2015 – Penton acquires iNET Interactive

Penton, North America’s largest privately held professional information services company, announces that it has acquired iNET Interactive, a leading event and digital information company that focuses on the cloud, hosting and data center segmen… [read more]

16.02.2015 – Non-BRICS drive emerging markets growth

Dynamism in ASEAN, GCC countries, Sub-Saharan Africa and the large, next-tier economies of Indonesia, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Mexico and Pakistan is offsetting mixed performance in the BRICS countries that powered emerging markets growth in recent years… [read more]

16.02.2015 – GL events: revenue up to nearly € 1 billion

GL events, the integrated event industry group, has announced strong growth in annual revenue of 16.1% to € 939.4 million. This performance illustrates the quality of the group’s territorial coverage and its teams, the strength of its refe… [read more]

16.02.2015 – Record number of events

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) celebrates its 10th year in operation on the back of a milestone 2014 with 1,759 events hosted, an 11% increase over the previous record of 1,565 in 2013. The Entertainment and TenOnCall segments saw bu… [read more]

16.02.2015 – Nick Pilbeam

Reed Exhibitions has appointed Nick Pilbeam as its new travel divisional director. Reed Travel Exhibitions includes the International Luxury Travel Market portfolio, IBTM Events and, recently announced, the WTM portfolio which consists of the Reed Ex… [read more]

16.02.2015 – Johannes Schmid-Wiedersheim

On January 1, 2015, Johannes Schmid-Wiedersheim (38) became the new director for the brand management of Iffa & Texcare at Messe Frankfurt. He now manages these Frankfurt trade fairs and is responsible for expanding the global exhibition portfoli… [read more]

16.02.2015 – Exploring new horizons

French exhibition organiser Comexposium and its partner, real estate developer, Unibail-Rodamco, have decided to part company. Unibail-Rodamco is currently looking for a buyer for its 50% share in the company. The split is due to Comexposium’s expans… [read more]

03.03.2015 – Automechanika Kiev cancelled

In view of the current political situation in the Ukraine, Messe Frankfurt has cancelled the planned première of Automechanika Kiev. The trade show had initially been scheduled from June 9 to 11, 2015 at the KyivExpoPlaza. Automechanika Kiev w… [read more]

03.03.2015 – Comexposium on shopping tour

The Paris-based Comexposium Group, one of the largest trade show and conference companies in the world, has acquired Mobile Motion, the company responsible for organizing the Mobile Media Summit events in the United States and in Europe. Paran Johar,… [read more]

03.03.2015 – Fenatran rescheduled

New dates for the international transport expo Fenatran originally scheduled from October 26 to 30 of this year in São Paulo. According to the organizing Reed Exhibitions Alcântara Machado, the event has been postponed to November 9 thro… [read more]

07.04.2015 – Five new zones

When HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair returns from April 20 to 23, 2015 to present a market place for household goods of every conceivable type, exhibitors and trade visitors can expect a revised trade fair concept. The Hong Kong Trade Development Coun… [read more]

07.04.2015 – Focus on green energy

“Investing in the power sector in Africa can be very lucrative and we have the success stories to prove it”, says Evan Schiff, event director of African Utility Week, taking place in Cape Town from May 12 to 14, 2015. During the largest a… [read more]

07.04.2015 – Inspiring program

Intermat 2015 will again provide an opportunity for construction specialists to gather information at the World of Concrete Europe (WOC). From April 21 to 24, 2015, this accompanying event will offer a comprehensive programme of conferences and works… [read more]

07.04.2015 – Meet in Orlando

The Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC) announces that Graph Expo 16, promising to be the year’s largest and most inclusive graphic communications exhibition and conference for the Americas, will take place from September 25 to 28, 2016, in Orland… [read more]

20.04.2015 – Moving to Barcelona

The second edition of RT Imaging Summit & Expo Europe, organised by the Recycling Times Media Corporation (RT Media), takes place January 14 to 16, 2016 in Fira Gran Via Barcelona. In order to be able to offer exhibitors and visitors even more co… [read more]

20.04.2015 – New joint venture

Two of the biggest toy and baby product fairs in Southern China, Toy & Hobby China and Baby & Stroller China, are marking the first editions under a new joint venture named Guangzhou Li Tong Messe Frankfurt, which was formed between Messe Fra… [read more]

20.04.2015 – Latest trends in church architecture

The 16th edition of Sacroexpo, the international exhibition of church construction, fittings and furnishings and religious art takes, place from June 22 to 24, 2015. The organisers at Targi Kielce, Poland, are expecting around 300 internationally ope… [read more]

20.04.2015 – New show in Canada

Being held concurrently with Waste & Recycling Expo Canada for the first time, Municipal Equipment Expo Canada is aimed at decision makers from public authorities and provides in-depth information about modern, sustainable urban development. At t… [read more]

20.04.2015 – tHIS is growing

The Health Industry Summit (tHIS) 2015 organised by Reed Sinopharm will be held on May 15 to 18, 2015, at the National Convention & Exhibitions Center in Shanghai, China. Latest figures indicate that the expo will occupy a 280,000 m² hall sp… [read more]

20.04.2015 – Cheers!

Expovinis Brasil, organised by BTS Informa and Comexposium is the largest event of the wine industry in Latin America, but also a reference in the world wine market. Held annually in the city of São Paulo, it occupies a strategic position on t… [read more]

20.04.2015 – Unique event in Asia

Bevtec Asia 2015 is just around the corner and there is a very exciting line up of industry activities to engage the entire spectrum of the region’s drink manufacturers. Staged from May 6 to 8, 2015 at BITEC in Bangkok, Bevtec Asia 2015 will bring to… [read more]

20.04.2015 – Flagship of technology week

UBM’s Interop London (June 16 to 18, 2015) has been named as the flagship event of London Technology Week in June 2015. London Technology Week was launched in 2014 by UBM Live in partnership with London & Partners and with the support of fo… [read more]

11.06.2015 – Faster, easier, more secure

PayExpo 2015 (June 9 to 10, 2015) at the ExCeL, London, is the UK’s largest payments technology conference and exhibition and an annual update for anyone involved in making payments faster, easier and more secure. Held in London, the fintech ca… [read more]

11.06.2015 – Focus on photovoltaics

Renexpo Poland, international trade fair for renewable energy and energy efficiency will take place for the fifth time from September 22 to 24, 2015 in the Warszawskie Centrum EXPO XXI. It will be accompanied by trade conferences and sector-related f… [read more]

11.06.2015 – For boating enthusiasts

The second annual Panama International Boat Show is set to take place from May 29 to 31, 2015 at the Flamenco Marina on Flamenco Island in Panama. Catering to boating enthusiasts from Panama and other countries in Central and South America, the show … [read more]

11.06.2015 – Dinosaurs are waiting

Mineral & Gem Asia’s first edition will be held from June 27 to 30, 2015 at the AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong. Organised by UBM Asia, the fair will gather around 100 local and overseas exhibitors in about 12,000 m² of exhibition space. Sho… [read more]

29.06.2015 – New president for UFI

The UFI Board of Directors elected Andreas Gruchow of Deutsche Messe AG, as the President of UFI for 2017. Hence, the next UFI Presidential Trio will comprise: Sergey Alexeev, ExpoForum-International Ltd., Russian Federation, President 2015-2016; And… [read more]

29.06.2015 – New UFI Managing Director

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, is very pleased to announce that Kai Hattendorf has been selected as its next new Managing Director. Currently Vice President, Digital Business & Entertainment at Messe Frankfurt, he will jo… [read more]

13.07.2015 – New planning tool

Visitors and exhibitors participating in Helitech International, Europe’s largest helicopter exhibition, will be able to optimise their time thanks to ‘My Event’, an online planning tool provided by Reed Exhibitions. Available free … [read more]

13.07.2015 – Dental World returns to Budapest

Dental World, the biggest international dental exhibition in the region of East-Central Europe will take place from October 1 to 3, 2015 in Hungary at Hungexpo Budapest for the 15th time. Thanks to the event’s success last year, the country&rsq… [read more]

13.07.2015 – Pop culture haven

The annual Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) is returning for another spectacular show. The Sands Expo and Convention Center will be transformed into a pop culture haven for the eighth edition of STGCC, taking place from September 12 t… [read more]

13.07.2015 – Latest innovations

More than 700 companies and brands have confirmed their participation at the forthcoming edition of Intergift, the International Gift and Decoration Exhibition, organised by IFEMA from September 9 to 13 this year at Feria de Madrid. This edition will… [read more]

13.07.2015 – New structure

UBM Tech’s 4G World conference programming will be incorporated into other business technology media sites including Information Week and events including Tower & Small Cell Summit from September 9 to 11, 2015 co-located with CTIA’s S… [read more]

13.07.2015 – Focus on Hungary and Iceland

Hungarian literature in the spotlight, special focus on freedom of speech and Icelandic literature – these are the main features of this year’s Book Fair seminar programme which encompasses 388 programme points with 780 writers and lectur… [read more]

13.07.2015 – Bigger and better

Following the success of the 2014, the Telegraph Cruise Show, Liverpool, will be back, bigger, better and with a new dedicated travel section. Returning to the city at the newly opened Exhibition Centre Liverpool from October 17 to 18, 2015, the even… [read more]

13.07.2015 – Organic Week cooperation

20 million visitors are expected to attend the World Fair in Milan from May 1 to October 31. 145 countries are exhibiting to them under the Expo’s theme, Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. The subject could not be more appropriate for the two… [read more]

21.07.2015 – Exhibition News Flashes

Asian Attractions Expo 2016 will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from June 13 to16. In 2015, the show attracted an estimated 8,500 total participants, breaking records for the size of the tradeshow floor and number of exhibitors… [read more]

21.07.2015 – Margaret Ma

UBM Asia announces that Margaret Ma has been promoted to Vice President of UBM Asia starting from July 1, 2015 and appointed a UBM Asia board member. Margaret joined UBM Asia in April 2009 as Managing Director of UBM China (Shanghai). She is responsi… [read more]

21.07.2015 – Comic Con speaks German

Germany is to have its own Comic Con. The first event of this type began in 1970 in San Diego with just 300 visitors. Meanwhile, many U.S. cities hold Comic Cons drawing in several 100,000 visitors annually. In June 2016, it’s finally the turn … [read more]

21.07.2015 – New high-level conference

The European Commission is to enhance CeBIT in Hannover: from 2016, commissioner Günther Oettinger will initiate a new annual high-level conference on the realisation of a Digital Union. One of the most important and ambitious projects of the Co… [read more]

21.07.2015 – Serving a niche

Diversified Communications’ UK division is launching Commercial Kitchen, a dedicated catering and commercial kitchen equipment trade show, in Birmingham from June 7 to 8, 2016. Commercial Kitchen is Diversified UK’s latest launch serving … [read more]

29.07.2015 – Still in the red

In 2014, Deutsche Messe strengthened its core business, capital goods fairs, and continued to make headway in overseas markets; the company has a broader base now with new events providers, “and our progress in digital business is confirmed,&rd… [read more]

29.07.2015 – Urban Expositions launches P3

Filling a marketplace need for a Midwest trade show for pet industry retailers, Urban Expositions, Kennesaw, has launched P3 | Progressive Pet Products. Representing a complete reinvention of the former H. H. Backer Total Pet Expo postponed earlier t… [read more]

29.07.2015 – Barcelona to remain Mobile World Capital through 2023

GSMA has announced an agreement to extend its contract with Barcelona City Partners by another five years. This means that Barcelona remains Mobile World Capital until 2023 and host city to the GSMA Mobile World Congress. Barcelona City Partners comp… [read more]

29.07.2015 – Challenging conditions

ITE recently published its interim management statement for the period from April 1, 2015 to July 13, 2015, incorporating the Group’s third quarter trading period from April 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015. The Group’s trading for the third quar… [read more]

29.07.2015 – David Hidalgo Ayala

Reed Travel Exhibitions has confirmed that David Hidalgo Ayala has been appointed as the new show director of ICOMEX and Event Production Forum, part of Reed Exhibitions’ Mexico portfolio. Prior to joining Reed Travel Exhibitions, David was gen… [read more]

29.07.2015 – Guido Corbella

In the wake of the great success achieved by last May’s edition of IPACK-IMA and with the transfer of the company’s share package from Centrexpo Spa to Fiera Milano Spa, Guido Corbella’s term as chief executive officer comes to an e… [read more]

29.07.2015 – Geoff Donaghy

chief executive officer of International Convention Centre Sydney, has been re-elected as the International Association of Convention Centres’ (AIPC) president for a second term. The announcement was made at the AIPC annual conference in Boston… [read more]

29.07.2015 – Noah Horowitz

Art Basel has announced the appointment of Noah Horowitz to the new position of director of the Americas for Art Basel, starting in August 2015. Based in the United States, Horowitz will help Art Basel’s Miami Beach show to move forward, furth… [read more]

22.09.2015 – Continued expanding

BioJapan 2015 will be held for three days from October 14 to 16, 2015, at Pacifico Yokohama. Comprising exhibitions, seminars, and partnering meetings, BioJapan is Asia’s largest biotechnology partnering event. This year marks the 17th edition of the… [read more]

22.09.2015 – Minimal impact for Equitana

With work being coordinated to allow ongoing trade fair operations, a total of five large new halls will replace today’s small-scale buildings in the northern area of the site of Messe Essen in Germany. Halls 9 and 9.1 will be affected during t… [read more]

22.09.2015 – Promising results

After a sharp increase in the first quarter, the performance of the business-to-business exhibition industry in North America, as measured by the CEIR Total Index, remained relatively strong during the second quarter of 2015, posting a year-on-year g… [read more]

22.09.2015 – A strong pipeline of orders for the next three years

The board of directors of GL events, the integrated event industry group, adopted the interim consolidated financial statements for the first six months of 2015. The financial statements for the half-year period ended June 30 2015 highlighted busines… [read more]

22.09.2015 – CICE: Now official Media Partner and member of UFI

China International Conference and Exhibition (CICE) has signed an agreement to become an official Media Partner and member of UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. Zhao Wei, General Manager of CICE, signed the agreement with Paul W… [read more]

22.09.2015 – ICC Sydney celebrates continued progress

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance celebrated another milestone with the Darling Harbour Live consortium that is delivering International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney). As one of three interc… [read more]

22.09.2015 – AUMA publishes “German Trade Fair Industry Review 2014”

The trade fair medium continues to be in demand, particularly in Germany, despite intense competition from both traditional and digital instruments of communication. The 176 international and national trade fairs achieved on average a 1.5% increase i… [read more]

22.09.2015 – A new kid in town

Intertraffic is the number one trade fair formula for the traffic and transport industry. Since its launch in 1972, Intertraffic Amsterdam has become the platform of choice for professionals from around the world to meet. It is a biennial must-attend… [read more]

22.09.2015 – Inaugural Asia Warehousing Show in Thailand

After the successful completion of the Asia Cold Chain Show in Bangkok in July 2015, Manch Communications is set to launch the Asia Warehousing Show and e-com Logistics Show from July 6 to 8, 2016 at BITEC, Bangkok. The focus of these events will be … [read more]

22.09.2015 – Confidence in Thailand

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has announced six immediate measures with the emphasis on providing assistance and maintaining confidence among MICE organisers and travellers attending events in Thailand. The Bureau is also reite… [read more]

06.10.2015 – Good results for German trade fairs

German international and national fairs continue to grow. In the first six months of 2015, they recorded on average two percent more exhibitors, stand surface area and visitors than their previous editions. These are the preliminary results published… [read more]

06.10.2015 – Global Sources in different phases

Global Sources’ (NASDAQ: GSOL) 2015 autumn tradeshow series will kick off at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong on October 11, 2015. The shows will be staged in different phases with 4,500 exhibitors showcasing the hottest products in around 8,000 boo… [read more]

06.10.2015 – MCEC exceeded previous year result

For the third year in a row, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) end of financial year figures have exceeded all previous year-end results, recording a total operating revenue of .3 million and pumping almost billion of ec… [read more]

06.10.2015 – IFEMA establishes its position in Latin America

IFEMA is successfully establishing its position as a trade fair operator in Latin America, especially on the Chilean market, which is particularly appealing to Spanish enterprises. This is largely thanks to its three most acclaimed shows, all of whic… [read more]

06.10.2015 – Christian Göke

(50) continues as boss of Messe Berlin. His contract, which was due to expire in Summer 2016, has been prematurely renewed. CEO Göke has been in charge of the Berlin exhibition company since July 1, 2013…. [read more]

06.10.2015 – Katrin Merchiers

On October 1, 2015, Katrin Merchiers takes over as head of the department exhibition sales within the newly established sales division of Messe Essen. She has been working for the company since 2008 and will report to the sales division head, Frank M… [read more]

06.10.2015 – Trade fair on the move

Asia’s largest trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment and services, Automechanika Shanghai, scheduled for the December 2 to 5, 2015 is moving to its largest venue and exhibition space. The new location, National Exhibition and … [read more]

06.10.2015 – Desert flowers

The United Arab Emirates are becoming ever more attractive for international horticulture: The tenth IPM DUBAI from October 5 to 7, 2015 will set new records. Over 100 companies will present their products and services at the most important plant sho… [read more]

06.10.2015 – New partnership

Messe Düsseldorf has entered into a partnership with the Iranian National Petrochemical Company NPC to stage Iran Plast. As of the forthcoming event, which takes place in Teheran from April 13 to 17, 2016, it will assume sole responsibility for … [read more]

06.10.2015 – Strong together

For the first time, the International Hardware Fair, which takes place from March 6 to 8, 2016 in Cologne, will coincide on the Monday and Tuesday of the fair with the International Trade Fair for Retail Promotions and Imports (IAW). This will give t… [read more]

11.12.2015 – Where security professionals meet

Black Hat, the world’s leading family of information security events, announced the record-breaking results of Black Hat Europe 2015, the 15th year of the show. Additionally, Black Hat is pleased to announce that Black Hat Europe will be held in Lond… [read more]

11.12.2015 – Success in Nairobi

Securexpo East Africa took place for the first time this September at the Visa Oshwal Centre in Nairobi and has been hailed as a great success from both visitors and exhibitors alike. With 1724 trade visitors attending the three day event, the exhibi… [read more]

11.12.2015 – Thematic add-on

The 4th OIC Halal Middle East will be held at Expo Centre Sharjah from December 8 to 10, 2015. The show is launching a new vertical target, the halal tourism segment with Halal Tourism Middle East 2015. “Halal Tourism Middle East celebrates Sha… [read more]

11.12.2015 – Exciting collaboration

Under the theme “Innovation in Education through Creativity and Knowledge Sharing”, GESS Dubai will offer interactive filmmaking workshops conducted by Deepak Jain, festival director of the Children’s International Film Festival, as… [read more]

11.12.2015 – Joining forces in Russia

E.J. Krause & Associates has announced a new collaboration with ITE Russia to co-organise EJK’s long-running information communications technology (ICT) event, Expo Comm Russia 2016. The exhibition and conference will take place from April … [read more]

11.12.2015 – New home for OEEC

In the past eight years, Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) has experienced continual growth, and aims to continue this steady course. As a result, OEEC will have a new home in 2016 as it is moving to halls 1, 2, 4 and 5 of Amsterdam … [read more]

11.12.2015 – Place to be for the construction sector

Nordbygg presents a new arrangement that will facilitate and stimulate international business exchanges within the construction and real estate sector. Nordbygg will be held from April 5 to 8, 2016 at Stockholmsmässan. The event attracts around … [read more]

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