Dec 19, 2016

Based on its successful 2016 edition, Shanghai Hospitality Design & Engineering Expo (HDE) 2017, hosted by UBM Sinoexpo, will expand to over 45,000 sqm of exhibiting space and 90,000 visitors together with the concurrent Hotel Plus Mockup Room Show (Hotel Plus).

With four months to go, the preparation work for HDE 2017 is in full swing and the organizers will continue to work closely with all partners concerned to make the April show perfect.

A trendy hospitality design event, Hotel Plus attracts more hotel groups and designers… more

Dec 19, 2016

History was made today when Hainan Airlines’ first flight from Beijing to Las Vegas touched down at McCarrran International Airport filled with excited Chinese travelers, media and company officials. A traditional water arches salute greeted the aircraft as it taxied to the gate.

"We have just made history," said Hou Wei, senior vice president of Hainan Airlines, "flying the first commercial aircraft from Mainland China to Nevada, finally linking the capital of the People's Republic of China with the Entertainment Capital of the World, Las Vegas!"

With China considered to be… more

Dec 19, 2016

The 22nd edition of the China (Shanghai) International Boat Show (CIBS 2017) will make its debut at its new location, the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, April 26-29, which promises to be its biggest exhibition yet.

The longest-running and most comprehensive boating event in China, CIBS has firmly established itself as the leading platform for the regional leisure maritime industry with over 40,000 marine industry leaders and enthusiasts from over 50 countries set to attend the event.

The new venue will provide easy access for the… more

Nov 21, 2016

UBM Asia, a UBM plc company, recently concluded its 4th edition of Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair, attracted a total of 6,963 trade visitors to the four-day event from 21st to 24th October 2016.

Held at Taipei World Trade Center, Hall 1, the event featured 183 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions, occupying 303 booths. Of the 6,963 visitors, 836 visitors, or 12% were from outside Taiwan. The top three visiting countries were Mainland China, India and Japan.

Sabine Liu, General Manager of UBM Asia Ltd., Taiwan Branch, commented, “With the B-to-B trade platform provided by… more

Nov 21, 2016

The 4th edition of ProWine China, International Trade Fair for Wines and Spirits, recently concluded successfully in Shanghai: 12,431 trade visitors - an increase of 20 percent compared to the last staging - took part, with 36 percent of the trade visitors coming from outside of Shanghai.

At this year’s ProWine China, some 650 wines and spirits manufacturers, importers and distributors from 37 countries showcased their newest products in the 13 country group exhibits and 5 regional pavilions.

As a regional event of the Messe Düsseldorf worldwide wine trade fair portfolio,… more

Nov 21, 2016

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) held the inaugural Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo Oct. 26-29 at AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE).

The event featured about 380 exhibitors from Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland, Malaysia, Korea and Taiwan.

The Outdoor and Tech Light Expo showcased four major themes: outdoor lighting; lighting accessories, parts & components; professional & industrial lighting; and advertising lighting.

During the same period, the HKTDC also held three other shows, Eco Expo Asia, and Hong Kong International Building and… more

Nov 21, 2016

UBM Asia, recently announced it has agreed to cooperate with Jeong Sik Choi, founder of Boannews Company to organise SECON (International Security Exhibition & Conference), a leading security industry tradeshow in South Korea.

Launched in 2012, SECON is positioned as the only specialized and integrated commercial security exhibition in Korea.

At the last edition held in March 2016, a total of 320 exhibitors and more than 44,000 visitors attended the show. The next edition of SECON will be held from 15th to 17th March 217 at KINTEX in Seoul.

In addition to SECON,… more

Oct 24, 2016

Tarsus Group has appointed Mark Temple-Smith as CEO Asia. Temple-Smith has more than 20 years’ experience in the global exhibitions industry and has led and developed successful businesses in Europe, Africa and Asia.

Temple-Smith will be joining Tarsus from ITE Group plc, where he is Regional Director for Asia. During the past four and a half years, he has grown ITE’s Asian business from start-up to some 50 exhibitions and over 400 employees in India, South East Asia and China.

Prior to joining ITE in 2012 Temple-Smith was a member of the management team at Canon… more

Oct 24, 2016

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (“HKCEC”) celebrated a major milestone Oct. 14.

During the world’s largest electronics fair – the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition), the HKCEC welcomed the 100,000,000th visitor since its opening in 1988.

Nicholas J McVeigh from the United Kingdom was surprised by a flashmob made up of a group of uniformed staff of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (“HML”), the operating and management company of the HKCEC. 

He was then officially welcomed by  Monica… more

Oct 24, 2016

U.K.-based UBM will bring a licensing expo to Shanghai, China in 2017. Licensing Expo China will be open on 18-20 July at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), Shanghai, China.

Licensing Expo China will feature over 100 brands and properties from China and overseas. The show will connect the most influential entertainment, character, fashion, art and corporate brand owners and agents with consumer goods manufacturers, licensees and retailers from all product categories across Asia.… more