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Dec 13, 2015
The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) has installed cutting-edge technology for its special events and meetings students – the Giant iTab – an oversized interactive touchscreen intended to increase digital engagement and keep students on top of trends in the industry and at TISOH. “When we teach our students about successful meetings, we want to expose them to every facet of planning, production and ultimately the experience of their attendees,” TISOH Executive Director Tim Lam said. He added, “That includes bringing in the most innovative technology… more
Dec 13, 2015
Wondering what 2016 will have in store for digital marketers and consumers? 2015 has brought some remarkably game-changing paradigm shifts in how users find and consume digital content, as well as physical commodities. In the coming year, these trends will continue to have an exponentially deepening impact on both B2B and B2C sectors. 1.       Live streaming, as well as video-driven promotion, will find much wider acceptance. Video ads will continue to show up on more and more sites and apps. 2.       Wearable tech and smart devices… more
Dec 13, 2015
The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) has installed cutting-edge technology for its special events and meetings students – the Giant iTab – an oversized interactive touchscreen intended to increase digital engagement and keep students on top of trends in the industry and at TISOH. “When we teach our students about successful meetings, we want to expose them to every facet of planning, production and ultimately the experience of their attendees,” TISOH Executive Director Tim Lam said. He added, “That includes bringing in the most innovative technology… more
Dec 10, 2015
Meeting Professionals International and the International Association of Exhibitions and Event have decided to form a business partnership to benefit their respective members.   The agreement aims to leverage the two associations' complementary business synergies and increase brand awareness to member audiences through MPI's The Meeting Professional® magazine. "The partnership with IAEE is an opportunity for our associations to address the growing need for collaboration between the meeting, tradeshow and event principles," said Paul Van Deventer, president and CEO of MPI. He… more
Dec 09, 2015
Whoever said December was a slow month, might have been wrong when it comes to end of this year’s new hires and promotions, with several companies bringing people on before kicking off a fresh start in 2016. Global Experience Specialists recently named Wendy Gibson as executive vice president of global marketing. Gibson is an accomplished B-to-B marketing leader with a high-tech background and brings 25 years of managing all aspects of marketing, including branding, lead generation, product marketing, corporate marketing, digital, social and business development. As executive vice president… more
Dec 09, 2015
The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is continuing its ASEAN Rising Trade Show (ART) campaign to support the Thai exhibition industry through promoting the country as a high potential marketplace for the ASEAN market. The ART campaign is expected to run for three years from 2015 with the goal to raise the profile and standard of the Thai exhibition industry. The first-year of the ART campaign is set to officially finish in December 2015. The number of international exhibitors and visitors in the first three quarters of 2015 increased more than 75 percent year-on-year. The… more
Dec 09, 2015
The recent staging of ProWine China 2015, International Trade Fair for Wines and Spirits, in Shanghai drew around 600 wine and spirits producers from 33 countries presented their products. The event featured 16 country pavilions and three regional pavilions. The majority of the exhibitors was from France, followed by Italy, Spain and Argentina and included many large wine producers such as KWV, Les Grands Chais de France, Constellation Brands and LCW. Popular wine growing nations such as Australia and Chile exhibited with an official national pavilion for the first time. ProWine China is the… more
Dec 09, 2015
Global Sources, a leading business-to-business media group based in Hong Kong, has recently reported its financial results for the third quarter ending Sept. 30. Revenue from continuing operations was US$23.5 million, down from US$31.7 million in 2014. The company also posted an IFRS net loss of US$4.6 million. In the same quarter last year, Global Sources recorded a net profit of US$1.9 million. The decline in revenue hit all of Global Sources core businesses. Online revenue fell by 15 percent to US$15.9 million. Exhibition revenue plummeted by 57 percent to US$4.1 million in 2015. The… more
Dec 09, 2015
The ninth edition of the ASIAWATER Expo & Forum, the largest and leading water and wastewater event for developing countries in Asia, will take place April 6-8 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. With 90 percent of the booth space already booked, ASIAWATER 2016 is one of the best shows throughout Asia for current ASEAN water needs, including water supply, water resources, sanitation and purification. As part of the ASIAWATER 2016 marketing campaign, the ASIAWATER team organised a technical visit for their exhibitors, staff and media to Indah Water Konsortium (… more
Dec 09, 2015
The fifth edition of Singapore Airshow, organized by Experia Events, will be held from 16th to 21st February 2016. Over 1,000 companies from some 50 countries have confirmed their attendance at the show, according to the organiser. Over 90% of exhibition space has been sold and 75% of the space has been taken by returning exhibitors and industry leaders. The 2016 Singapore Airshow will also feature business forums, industry conferences, a leadership summit and forum, in addition to the exhibition. Leck Chet Lam, Managing Director of Experia Events commented, “Singapore continues to be a… more