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Jul 26, 2016
ABEC Exhibitions & Conferences Pvt. Ltd (ABEC) and Pune Construction Engineer­ing Research Foundation (PCERF) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on 7th June 2016 in Pune, India, to facilitate the growth of B2B exhibitions focused on the construction industry. PCERF, established by civil engineers, architects, consultants and builders more than 30 years ago, have been organising the biennial Constro Fair since 1985. The show covers a wide range of construction industry products and services. The event also features conferences and seminars. The agreement stated that… more
Jul 26, 2016
Summertime hiring has been brisk, with a lot of companies bringing on new employees before the busy season gets into full gear again. IMN Solutions has appointed Claudia Maurer, CEM as the new vice president of Strategic Accounts. IMN Solutions is a global, full-service association, meeting and event management company located in the Washington, D.C., area. In this role, Maurer will oversee division project teams to ensure successful delivery of client goals and objectives. Additionally, she will lead business development initiatives and collaborate with key division stakeholders for the… more
Jul 26, 2016
Worldwide trade show organizer UBM and the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA), the trade organization for the global licensing industry, today announce the dates of their planned event in Tokyo, Japan. Licensing Expo Japan will take place April 26-28 at Tokyo Big Sight. The event will comprise a trade show and a conference and will be co-ocated with IFF MAGIC Japan, a new joint venture between MAGIC and JFW-International Fashion Fair, Japan's longest running, bi-annual fashion business tradeshow. IFF MAGIC Japan 2017 will be held as the… more
Jul 26, 2016
The 16th Shanghai International Children Baby and Maternity Products Industry Expo (CBME China 2016) welcomed 2,366 local and international suppliers, representing 3,673 brands that showcased their latest products on July 20-22 at a new venue - National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in Hongqiao, Shanghai. The event occupied 223,305 square meters of exhibition space covering maternity and baby care products, baby carriages, car seats and furniture, children, baby and teenager clothing, footwear and accessories, food and health care products, maternity clothing, underwear and… more
Jul 26, 2016
Organized by UBM India, the 3rd edition of PharmaLytica will be held at the HITEX Exhibition Center in Hyderabad on 5th and 6th August 2016. The two-day show will feature over 150 exhibitors from India showcasing the latest in drug technologies. Conferences and seminars will also be held for visitors addressing the biotech, laboratory, pharma machinery and outsourcing services sector. Key topics for discussion include ‘Good Pharmacovigilance Practice’, ‘Introduction to GMP Regulations for a Laboratory’ and ‘Converting Pharmaceutical innovation into sustainable productivity’. Mr. Yogesh Mudras… more
Jul 26, 2016
The 2nd edition of ISPO SHANGHAI was held July 6-8 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The three-day show attracted a total of 470 exhibitors covering a wide range of categories including sports, outdoor activity items, paddling & water sports, etc. The exhibition was segmented into key categories including action, sportstyle, fitness, running, functional textiles, outdoor, and paddling & water sports. Organised by Messe München, the show attracted nearly 14,600 visitors at the event. The number of exhibitors also increased by 32% compared with ISPO SHANGHAI in 2015.… more
Jul 26, 2016
Specialty & Fine Food Fair, positioned as London’s greatest gourmet trade-only event, will launch its first event in Asia next year. The inaugural Speciality & Fine Food Asia will be held at Suntec, Singapore from 18th to 20th July 2017. Organised by the U.K.-based Fresh Montgomery, the new show will showcase innovative artisanal food and drink from across the globe. Other than gourmet products, the fair will incorporate activities including a chefs’ demonstration theatre, a business forum and a artisan food producers start-up village. The show will co-located with the Speciality… more
Jul 26, 2016
Hong Kong, 11th July: The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will launch a new international fashion event, CENTRESTAGE, in September this year. Running from 7th to 10th September, the new event will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). According to the HKTDC, the inaugural edition of CENTRESTAGE will feature about 200 fashion brands at four thematic zones, GLAM, ALLURE, METRO and FORWARD. GLAM will feature top international brands; ALLURE will showcase sophisticated designs; METRO will exhibit trendy and sporty designs; and FORWARD will have up-and-… more
Jul 25, 2016
Between getting there, staying there, eating and drinking there, as well as all other activity, attendees of the two major party conventions will be responsible for spending an estimated $360 million in their host cities this year, according to a projection from the U.S. Travel Association. That spending total splits straight down the middle for the two events - $180 million each for the Republican National Convention, which was held in Cleveland July 18-21, and the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia July 25-28. Including indirect and induced impact, a total of $600 million in… more
Jul 24, 2016
During the recent Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau’s annual Destination Marketing Forum not only were the results of a year-long Visitor Profile Study discussed, but also digital marketing agency Bandy Carroll Hellige unveiled a new brand platform, logo and creative for marketing the city’s tourism initiatives. In addition, Tempest Interactive gave a preview of a new web site that will go live in August and is being developed to replace GoToLouisville.com. “Louisville is a city in transformation.  More than $1 Billion is being invested in developments ranging from the… more

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