May 09, 2017

Billed as the only exhibition serving the corrugated and folding carton industry in the Southeast Asia, CCE South East Asia 2018, increased the show’s floor plan by more than 40 percent since the inaugural edition in 2016.

According to Mack Brooks Exhibitions, organiser of CCE South East Asia, suppliers of corrugated and folding carton equipment and technology are continuing to book prime space at the show and it may double in size in the near future.

The inaugural CCE South East Asia was held from 21st to 23rd September 2016, at BITEC in Bangkok. A total of 90 exhibitors and… more

Apr 11, 2017

The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) recently released a press release to clarify the position of its members in relation to the plans of the Hong Kong government to add exhibition venue capacity.

In the press release, HKECIA stated, “the Association and its members are keen to see expansion at both of the existing venues (AWE and HKCEC) but do not favour the option of a third venue in the city as this will not solve the problem of trade organisers seeking to hold a large-scale meetings and exhibitions under one roof. Over the past three… more

Apr 11, 2017

Global Sources will open its spring trade show series next month in Hong Kong. In total, the company’s events will feature more than 8,800 booths at its exhibition held at AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE).

Global Sources Electronics will be held in two phases. The first phase will run April 11-4, showcasing 3,600 booths focused on consumer electronics, virtual reality and gaming, electronic components and smart living.

The second phase, Mobile Electronics, will be held April 18-21, featuring categories such as smartphones, tablets, wearables, accessories, and AR/VR. The organiser expects… more

Apr 11, 2017

Reed Exhibitions Greater China appointed Josephine Lee to the role of COO, effective April 1.

Lee takes up the appointment after several successful years as senior vice president and later in 2016 as executive vice president of Reed Exhibitions Greater China.

 In this new position, in addition to sales and marketing responsibilities, Lee will oversee Reed Greater China’s entire portfolio of events, as well as the operations team.

Josephine Lee joined Reed Exhibitions Greater China in 2003 and was a core part of the setup of its Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen… more

Apr 11, 2017

Yarn Expo Spring concluded its 2017 edition last month with high satisfaction from both exhibitors and buyers.

Held from March 15-17 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), the fair attracted 22,579 visitors from 94 countries and regions (2016: 20,527, 77 countries and regions) to source a large variety of yarn and fibre products brought by a total of 393 exhibitors from 12 countries and regions (2016: 309, 11 countries and regions), a 10 percent and 27 percent increase, respectively.

The top 10 overseas visitor countries and regions were Australia, Hong… more

Mar 21, 2017

The China International Nonwovens Expo & Forum (CINE, supported by Techtextil), returns for its second edition in 2017, with an earlier date in the calendar – June 21-23 - to better suit the industry’s needs.

Co-organised by the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT; the China Nonwovens & Industrial Textiles Association (CNITA); the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA); and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd this biennial event was first held in October 2015, and has been brought forward to June due to suggestions from key stakeholders.

Wendy Wen, senior general… more

Mar 21, 2017

Tarsus Asia, a division of the Tarsus Group, plans to develop its recent acquisition, Hometex Home Textiles Fair in Shenzhen, into a more internationalised trade show.

Tarsus Asia aims to increase overseas participation in Hometex, by leveraging the company’s existing portfolio in Turkey and Indonesia to bring new buyers and suppliers to Shenzhen.

Tarsus will promote and further develop the Shenzhen Design Week by hosting a guest country to encourage additional international collaboration.

A dual language digital offering will also be launched to complement Hometex to… more

Mar 07, 2017

The 10th edition of Automechanika Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s leading regional trade fair for the automotive industry targeting trade visitors from ASEAN, is fast approaching.

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Mar 07, 2017

Over 230 delegates from 21 countries and territories gathered in Singapore recently for the UFI Asia Open Seminar to take stock of their industry, which continues to grow, despite plenty of economic and political uncertainties.

Seismic changes such as Brexit, the emerging policies of the Trump administration and slow economic growth in key markets all suggest challenging times lay ahead. However, the Asian exhibition industry has proven time after time that it is well-positioned to grow in the face of less than ideal economic and political circumstances.

The exhibition… more

Mar 07, 2017

Coex in Seoul will welcome the first edition of Comic Con Seoul this summer running from Aug. 4-6.

Organized by ReedPOP, Comic Con Seoul will showcase the latest pop culture trends.

Comic Con Seoul will feature comics, movies, video games, cosplay, anime, etc. During the three-day event, Korea Championships of Cosplay will also be held, while the Comic Con Seoul Artist Alley will allow visitors to interact with creative writers, illustrators and designers.

Other features include demo sessions by professional artists; classroom sessions and behind-the-scenes panels… more