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Apr 21, 2015
Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) will cooperate with the Zhuhai International Convention & Exhibition Center (ZHICEC), which opened in October 2014, to jointly hold events at the two venues. A cooperation agreement was signed during the “Hong Kong and Zhuhai Convention and Exhibition Industry Cooperation Conference” by AWE’s CEO, Allen Ha, and ZHICEC’s Chairman, Pan Keqing. Under the terms of the agreement, the venues will implement a “one event, two venues” policy to attract more events. According to Allen Ha, the cooperation between Hong Kong and western Guangdong will become closer… more
Apr 21, 2015
ISH China & CIHE – China’s International Trade Fair for Sanitation, Heating, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning, hailed as Asia’s largest HVAC and plumbing exhibition, is scheduled May 13-15.   Organized by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd and Beijing B&D Tiger Exhibition Co Ltd, the show will take place in Beijing at the New China International Exhibition Center. This year, 2015, marks the fair’s best year to date. The three-day event expects to welcome more than 1,100 exhibitors, covering 90,000-plus square meters across seven halls. With more exhibitors compared to the… more
Apr 21, 2015
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will hold four trade fairs later this month: Hong Kong Houseware Fair, Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, Hong Kong International Home Textiles & Furnishings Fair, and Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair. The fairs will reportedly attract over 6,900 exhibitors. In its 30th edition, the Houseware Fair and the Gifts & Premium Fair, will both be held at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The Houseware Fair will run from 20th to 23rd April, featuring more than 2,100 exhibitors from 36 countries and regions… more
Apr 21, 2015
Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd and the Circulation Industry Promotion Center (CIPC), a subsidiary of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, have signed a cooperation agreement for Meat Expo China, China’s leading trade fair for the meat industry. Wolfgang Marzin, president and CEO of Messe Frankfurt, said he was pleased about the expansion of the trade fair portfolio. He added, “This strategic decision is a significant step for Messe Frankfurt in our efforts to bring our food technology expertise to bear more effectively in China”. Messe Frankfurt has many years of expertise organizing food… more
Apr 21, 2015
The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) has recently released its 2014 MICE statistics reporting a total of US$1.23 billion in revenue generated from MICE activities during the year. The number of MICE events grew by 21% over 2013 reaching more than 500. TAITRA’s flagship MICE promotion project, MEET TAIWAN, attributed the increases to leading trade shows including COMPUTEX, Taipei International Cycle Show, and the Taiwan International Boat Show. TAITRA also claims international trade visitors reached close to 190,000, and highlighted those originating from Japan, Korea,… more
Apr 21, 2015
The International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) will embark on an Asia-wide tour in the coming month to meet with business event decision makers ahead of the venue’s opening in December 2016. ICC Sydney will showcase its offerings at the events including a virtual tour of the completed venue. ICC Sydney’s CEO and AEG Ogden group director of convention centres, Geoff Donaghy, will lead a team to participate in the upcoming Business Events Australia’s North East Asia Showcase in Shanghai (19th to 21st April) and the South East Asia Roadshow in Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore (3rd to… more
Apr 21, 2015
Global Sources' 2015 spring electronics show second phase opened earlier this week with more than 1,900 booths focusing on mobile electronics. Held April 18-21 at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong, products categories covered included smartphones, tablets, drones, wearables and accessories. Global Sources Electronics is being held in two phases and features a total of more than 5,500 booths, making it the world's largest electronics sourcing trade show. The first phase was held April 11-14 and included a wide range of electronics for home, office, auto and security products as well as electronic… more
Apr 21, 2015
The 13th edition of China International Gold, Jewellery & Gem Fair – Shenzhen (Shenzhen Fair) will open at Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center (SZCEC) next week. Organised by UBM Asia, the three-day fair will run from 20th to 22nd April. The Shenzhen Fair will showcase more than 380 exhibitors from 12 countries and regions, covering an exhibition space of 22,000 m2. The fair features various types of jewellery, raw materials, related tools and equipment, including gold, platinum, silver jewellery, pearl, diamond, gemset, jadeite jewellery, packaging & display, and other… more
Apr 20, 2015
Almost one year ago, unions serving the Pennsylvania Convention Center were asked to sign a new “Customer Service Agreement” that would allow exhibitors to do more of their own work at the venue, and two of the six unions, Carpenters Local 8 and Teamsters Local 107, opted out. As a result, the four unions who signed the agreement continued working in the center, and the two others were locked out.   The Carpenters and Teamsters, who were turned down when they requested hearings in front of the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board last year to dispute that decision, now will have the… more
Apr 19, 2015
The National Confectioners Association will utilize Experient’s Engage Unfied Mobile App as their official event app for their 2015 Sweets and Snacks Expo. Already utilizing Experient’s registration and lead retrieval services, NCA added Engage to enhance the on- and off-site experiences of attendees and exhibitors. As the official registration provider for the event, Experient will tie the registration data to Engage, allowing event organizers the ability to track demographic data from registration and behavioral data from the mobile app and lead retrieval. “What stands out… more