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Nov 11, 2015
The 11th MEDTEC China (Medical Device Design & Manufacturing Exhibition), an annual industrial event focusing on medical-grade raw materials, parts and processing technology, successfully was held in Shanghai recently. MEDTEC China 2015’s attendance has reached 11,610. More than 70 medical device manufacturers organized delegations to visit the exhibition, including TUOREN Group, Covidien, Stryker, Shangdong Weihaiweixin, Shanghai Endo View, Hangzhou BrosMed, Shanghai Kangge, MicroPort, Suzhou andtosi, and Shenzhen salubris, etc., which showed the professional visitor'… more
Nov 11, 2015
The International Association of Exhibitions & Events has named Los Angeles Abilities Expo 2015 the Top Public Event this year, an award that will be celebrated at the organization’s Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition Dec. 1-3 in Baltimore, Md.  The IAEE Top Public Events program was established in 2011 to honor the best consumer shows in the nation. Events that submitted applications were measured on broad criteria to include sound business practices, stability, exceptional customer service, and how the event serves the community and overall industry. The Los… more
Nov 11, 2015
Reed Exhibitions has partnered deal with the China Foreign Trade Guangzhou Exhibition General Corporation to co-produce Pollutec China, a major international environment protection trade event set to debut in South China next year. The agreement is an important development following Reed's successful strategic agreement with the China Foreign Trade Centre (CFTC) in January of 2015. Starting in 2016, Pollutec China will debut as a show focused on industrial environment protection, treatment and resource optimization in China, Asia’s biggest market. By bringing together policy makers and… more
Nov 11, 2015
The third edition of UBM's annual Concrete Show South East Asia was successfully held Oct. 28-30 at the Jakarta International Expo. The trade show attracted a record number of exhibitors and visitors, with 200 exhibiting companies from 28 countries and 6,223 visitors. Indonesia and other countries in the South East Asia region have huge demand for advanced concrete technologies and products in order to meet their ambitious infrastructure and development targets. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Christopher Eve, president director of PT UBM Pameran Niaga Indonesia, the… more
Nov 11, 2015
Fi & Hi India 2015, organised by UBM India, was held from 19th to 21st October 2015, at Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) in Mumbai. Fi & Hi India, which has already been on for 10 years, is the only B2B platform for the Indian food and health industry. This year’s show featured over 160 exhibitors and drew over 6,500 visitors. It has been confirmed that Fi & Hi India 2016 will be held from 22th to 24th August 2016, at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The show will return Mumbai in 2017. Fi & Hi India 2017 will be held Oct. 3-5, 2017, at BCEC. Yogesh Mudras, acting… more
Nov 11, 2015
Reed Exhibitions has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with COEX to co-organise the Franchise Seoul through the project-based joint venture (JV), which is expected to be concluded by end of this year. It is a bold leap forward for Reed Exhibitions in South Korea, following its successful JV partnership with K. Fairs Ltd., a local event organiser, to host Kormarine, the second largest maritime industry event in Asia. Franchise Seoul 2016, will be held from 3rd to 5th March 2016, at COEX Center. Franchise Seoul recorded a steady annual growth of 8% since 2012. The show drew 10,739 trade visitors… more
Nov 11, 2015
Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) launched 2016 Fiscal Year Kick Off, announced its plan to bring in regional media conferences of global scale. The first event to note is the 14th CNBC Asia Business Leader Award 2015, which will take place from 28th to 29th October 2015, at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok. Over 200 foreign business leaders and another 100 local guests are expected to join the event. Another prominent event to note is the Bloomberg ASEAN Business Summit 2015, which will be held from 3rd to 4th December 2015, at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok. Over 300… more
Nov 11, 2015
Airgate Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITE Group, has acquired an additional 31.7% share of Mumbai-based ABEC Exhibitions for around £14 million (US$21 million). Including the 28.3% share acquired in December 2012, ITE Group now holds up to 60% share of ABEC. ABEC Exhibitions is a leading exhibition organiser in India, running over 20 events across industries from building & interiors, oil & gas to fashion. Holding the remaining 40% of the company shares, Sumit Gandhi, Chairman, and Manish Grandhi, COO, will retain their roles at ABEC. The new acquisition was financed out of… more
Nov 10, 2015
Laying the foundation for the eventual departure of Joe Loggia, CEO of UBM Advanstar, at the end of the year, UBM Americas has made several new appointments to its U.S.-based Fashion Group, including bringing Chris DeMoulin back into the fold. DeMoulin, who previously oversaw Advanstar's fashion business, serving as president of the biannual MAGIC  series of shows from 2008–2012, was named managing director of Fashion for UBM Americas, reporting directly to Simon Foster, CEO of UBM Americas. DeMoulin most recently served as president of Licensing and executive vice president, Customer… more
Nov 08, 2015
In a society that’s more disconnected and lonely than ever, people no longer attend events because they just want basic information or random networking. Instead, they desire a strategically-designed experience where they can collaborate and create solutions to problems. “People go to events for four primary reasons,” according to Marc Pomerleau, Global Strategy Vice President for FreemanXP. “They want to strengthen relationships, enhance competency, increase vision and perspective, and discover a sense of purpose.” Creating the type of event that meets those needs can be tough because it… more