Nov 07, 2011

UBM Asia has opened an office in Shenzhen, which will focus on sales and marketing functions for UBM Asia’s jewelry portfolio comprising exhibitions, publications and Web sites.

China has a fast-growing jewelry market and in Shenzhen has become a center for manufacturing, especially in Shuibei, Luohu District, which houses over 1,500 jewelry companies.

"We have 14 jewelry fairs: three in mainland China including one in Shenzhen, five in Hong Kong and the rest are in Japan, India and Turkey,” said Jimé Essink, president and CEO of UBM Asia.

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Nov 07, 2011

UBM Asia has opened an office in Shenzhen, which will focus on sales and marketing functions for UBM Asia’s jewelry portfolio comprising exhibitions, publications and Web sites.

China has a fast-growing jewelry market and in Shenzhen has become a center for manufacturing, especially in Shuibei, Luohu District, which houses over 1,500 jewelry companies.

"We have 14 jewelry fairs: three in mainland China including one in Shenzhen, five in Hong Kong and the rest are in Japan, India and Turkey,” said Jimé Essink, president and CEO of UBM Asia.

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Nov 07, 2011

More than 2,100 exhibitors from 31 countries and regions – a new exhibitor record at the show – took part in the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), which ran Oct. 27-30 October at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Exhibitors from the Cayman Islands, Finland and Sweden participated for the first time, according to HHKTDC officials. 

The fair also welcomed more than 70 buying missions from 60 countries and regions, representing more than 5,530 buyers and companies… more

Nov 07, 2011

In the year leading up to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2011 Leaders’ Meeting, which  kicks off Nov. 12-13 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center in Honolulu, the venue will have hosted nine major international events.

The nine events collectively drew more than 50,000 attendees, including medical professionals, science and technology experts, environmental policy makers and cultural scholars from more than 100 countries.

“The Hawai‘i Convention Center works proactively with meeting organizers to ensure that they are effectively… more

Oct 24, 2011

Two Hong Kong-based electronics trade shows organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council- the 31st Hong Kong Electronics Fairs Autumn Edition and the 15th electronicAsia – both had increases in visitor numbers when they were held Oct. 13-16 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The Hong Kong Electronics Fairs Autumn Edition had 61,399 attendees, a 6-percent increase, compared with last year’s show, and electronicAsia had 34,23 visitors, a 4-percent increase, compared with last year’s show.

Besides Hong Kong, buyers mainly came from… more

Oct 24, 2011

The Marina Bay Sands in Singapore only has been open for 18 months, and it already has booked an impressive nearly 2,400 events involving more than 1 million participants.

“Eighteen months after we first opened our doors, Marina Bay Sands is experiencing solid momentum in our MICE business,” said George Tanasijevich, president and CEO of Marina Bay Sands.

He added, “We’re at nearly full capacity for the trade show space and are breaking our own records for the conference floors.  With foreign delegates traveling to attend events at Marina… more

Oct 24, 2011

Not only did the Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) recently launch the first phase of its Web site and a new QR Code at IMEX America, but also it scored record numbers at the Institute of Internal Auditors International Conference 2011 in July in Kuala Lumpur.

The Web site and QR code initiatives were launched as an integral part of the Bureau's strategic efforts to compete on the international business events arena more effectively, according to MyCEB officials.

“The introduction of our user-friendly Web site and QR Code are crucial for us to… more

Oct 24, 2011

Not only did the Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) recently launch the first phase of its Web site and a new QR Code at IMEX America, but also it scored record numbers at the Institute of Internal Auditors International Conference 2011 in July in Kuala Lumpur.

The Web site and QR code initiatives were launched as an integral part of the Bureau's strategic efforts to compete on the international business events arena more effectively, according to MyCEB officials.

“The introduction of our user-friendly Web site and QR Code are crucial for us to… more

Oct 24, 2011

Global Sources' China Sourcing Fairs exhibition brand is expanding to another continent, South America, where the brand will be launched in August in Sao Paolo.

There will be four collocated Fairs, and the events will enable manufacturers from China and other Asian markets to meet and do business with buyers in Brazil and surrounding countries, according to Global Sources’ officials.

 The China Sourcing Fairs in Brazil will be managed by Milton Exhibits, under license from Global Sources.

The collocated events will be held Aug. 14-16 at the… more

Oct 11, 2011

The latest edition of Reed Exhibitions’ NEPCON China, a show for the electronics manufacturing trade, drew 26,374 attendees during the three-day event held recently at the Shanghai World Expo Convention & Exhibition Center.

Of those visitors, 4,824 were VIPs (17 percent more than in 2010) and 576 were Diamond Club members (a 35-percent jump from the same period).

In addition, 1,232 buyers from high profile electronics firms took part in the show. 

On a 37,500 square meters showfloor, more than 1,000 pieces of electronics manufacturing equipment,… more