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Nov 12, 2014
The Consumer Electronics Association named Denise Medved vice president of sales and business development for the International CES and International CES Asia. Medved previously ran Tiny Kitchen Inc., where she served as president and CEO since its establishment in 2005. Tiny Kitchen ran shows such as the MetroCooking DC’s Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show, which recently had a majority stake acquired by E.J. Krause & Associates. Medved also held senior management positions at Reed Exhibition Companies, IDG World Expo, and National Trade Productions. “We are thrilled to… more
Nov 12, 2014
Autumn brought a busy time with companies adding sales, marketing, operations and executive positions to their employee rosters. Shepard Exposition Services added of two new national sales managers to help support its expanding business in the Orlando and Las Vegas markets. Alex Shelton will be based in Shepard’s Las Vegas branch and Tony Diehl in their Orlando branch. Richard Maples, Shepard’s executive vice president of sales, said, “As we continue to grow our business, it’s critical that we maintain our focus on providing the best customer service, experience and success in the industry.… more
Nov 11, 2014
After the highly successful concept of the wine and spirits trade fairs ProWein in Düsseldorf, Germany, and ProWine China in Shanghai, Messe Düsseldorf will organize a new satellite event for Southeast Asia: ProWine Asia. The first staging will take place April 12-16, 2016, at the Singapore Expo. With ProWine Asia, Messe Düsseldorf will continue to cooperate with the international Allworld Group, which started with ProWine China several years ago. ProWine Asia will be held in Singapore parallel with Food&HotelAsia (FHA) every two years. The partners involved are Messe Düsseldorf Asia (… more
Nov 11, 2014
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) has hired June Ko onto the association's staff as Vice President, Asia Pacific Operations. Ko is based in IAAPA's Hong Kong office. "We are excited to have June join our team," said IAAPA President and CEO Paul Noland. "June's extensive experience in the region with a wide variety of businesses will be a significant asset to IAAPA as we focus on growing our presence and taking care of our members within the market." Ko comes to IAAPA with more than 10 years of experience promoting business interests in the Asia-Pacific… more
Nov 11, 2014
U.K.-based Tarsus Group posted its Interim Management Statement from July 1, 2014 to Nov. 10, 2014 that indicated that results were in line with the company’s expectations, with key events performing well. "We have had a very good third quarter with strong performances across the major brands: Zuchex, Sign, Labelexpo and Offprice,” said Tarsus Group Managing Director Douglas Emslie. He added, “We expect solid performances from our remaining shows in 2014, and the Group remains confident of delivering a good performance for the full year.” Here are some of Tarsus’ third quarter’s highlights… more
Nov 11, 2014
Building Solar China – Conference and Exhibition successfully concluded its 2014 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Co-organised with WIP, organizer of the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC), the high-level conferences, along with the product display area, provided a comprehensive platform for 98 industry specialists to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and applications for smart solar building implementations in China. The 2014 event was held in conjunction with ISH Shanghai & CIHE, Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology fair,… more
Nov 11, 2014
This week, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) opened the 7th edition of the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The fair, running from 6th to 8th November, opened with more than 1,000 exhibitors from 38 countries and regions. This year’s wine & spirits fair is themed “Leisure in Chateau”, and will be attended by more than 70 buying missions consisting of 2,000 international companies organised by the HKTDC. First-time exhibitors this year include those from Belarus, Colombia and Macedonia. A new addition… more
Nov 11, 2014
Co-located industrial events, PTC Asia, ComVac Asia and CeMAT Asia were recently held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from 27th 30th October 2014. In total, Hannover Milano Fairs’ four-day trade shows covered some 134,000 m2 of gross exhibition space. Themed “Smart Manufacturing, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Protection”, this year’s Power Transmission and Control (PTC Asia) featured 1,208 exhibitors spread over 80,500 m2 of gross exhibition space. Major international exhibitors included those from Germany, Italy, Turkey, South Korea and Taiwan. According to the… more
Nov 11, 2014
The new Zhuhai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (ZICEC) recently opened to add 30,000 m2 of exhibition space to the Pearl River Delta region in southern China. With an initial investment of US$1.1 billion, the venue was developed by Zhuhai’s leading state-owned enterprise, Huafa Group, and managed by Beijing’s China National Convention Center (CNCC). ZICEC’s exhibition space is spread across six 5,000 m2 column-free halls. Additionally, ZICEC features a 4,500 m2 divisible grand ballroom, a 2,000 m2 plenary hall, opera theatre, concert hall and 35 meeting rooms. The venue is… more
Nov 11, 2014
Event organiser Singapore Exhibition Services (SES), a member company of Allworld Exhibitions Alliance, has announced the appointment of Lindy Wee as the company’s new chief executive effective 1st January 2015. Ms Wee currently serves as deputy chief executive of SES and will succeed the outgoing chief executive, Stephen Tan, who has served as chief executive since 1989. Tan will assume the role of chairman of SES at the end of his tenure. Ms Wee has more than 30 years of MICE-related experience since joining SES in 1983. Wee commented on her appointment, “The support and backing I’ve… more