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Sep 24, 2019
The Events Industry Council continues its commitment to greening the global events industry with the launch of the EIC Centre for Sustainable Events, unveiled Sept. 10 at IMEX America in Las Vegas. The new Centre will provide resources to increase industry-wide sustainable practices adoption and support a stronger alignment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.  The virtual hub will offer online reference materials, on-demand education via EIC’s new learning management system, monthly webinars and access to education from 33 member organizations, according to EIC officials… more
Sep 24, 2019
Tarsus, the global B2B media group, has completed the acquisition of 70 percent of the Shenzhen Zhong Xin Cai Exhibition Company; owner and organizer of Touch China & 3D Glass Expo, strengthening the Group’s presence in its Shenzhen, China, hub. The acquisition represents the Group’s first move into the fast-growing and strategically important electronics sector in Shenzhen. It also marks the first acquisition under Tarsus’ new Charterhouse Capital Partners ownership. “We are delighted to have completed our first investment under our new owners, Charterhouse Capital Partners,” said… more
Sep 24, 2019
In an effort to solve the industry-wide challenges of digital event tool integration, in 2017 Freeman launched Fuzion by Freeman. The open product ecosystem is designed to give event managers the ability to choose and integrate the best-of-breed software solutions that work best for their programs.  Establishing a common language that allows multiple software tools to talk to one another results in a more unified, meaningful view of events along with improved analytics, according to Freeman officials. Now, to further improve and simplify the event technology selection process, Freeman has… more
Sep 23, 2019
The Labelexpo Global Series of trade shows for the label and package printing industry is launching a new major show serving the Latin American market: Labelexpo Mexico,  set for June 23-25, 2021, at World Trade Center Mexico City. Labelexpo Mexico joins a portfolio of other successful Labelexpo trade shows, including Label Summit Latin America, which rotates among three locations; and Labelexpo Americas, which takes place biennially at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center outside Chicago. Launching a show in Mexico was a logical next step, according to company officials. “At Labelexpo… more
Sep 22, 2019
Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) recently promoted events in alternative destinations at IMEX America, held in Las Vegas last week, that are beyond Bangkok and Pattaya through its new campaign – Meet Now. TCEB is inviting buyers and planners to select regional Thai locations for their events. All these locations are fully equipped with meeting facilities, accommodation and attractions for MICE groups. A wide range of exclusive activities and authentic local culture is designed to enrich experiences and generate maximum return on investment. Hua Hin, a seaside resort… more
Sep 22, 2019
SPS – Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou (SIAF) 2020 is gearing up for the next edition of the show as some of the latest industrial automation solutions are due to be showcased during the fair. As technologies relentlessly evolve, solutions providers are eager to exhibit their innovations that can streamline the manufacturing process. To accommodate the current smart manufacturing era, the 2020 edition will expand to Hall 8.1 to welcome more industrial internet, industrial cloud platforms, intralogistics and smart factory solution providers. With the expanded area and enhanced fringe… more
Sep 22, 2019
IBTM has announced that John Volanthen, the world-record holding British cave diver who played a major role in the astonishing 2018 Tham Luang Thailand cave rescue of the youth football team, will be the first keynote speaker for IBTM World 2019, which takes place Nov. 19-21 at Fira Barcelona. “We’re honoured to have John join us this year as our first keynote speaker at IBTM World,” said David Thompson, Event Director, IBTM World. “Not only is his story inspiring and uplifting, but his experience can be related to so many different situations and we can apply his lessons in keeping calm… more
Sep 22, 2019
Guangzhou Guanya Messe Frankfurt management and staff members mark the opening of their new state of the art office with a traditional roasted pig – symbolic of good business and fortune in China From six members of staff in 2005, Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt now has over 40 employees. Ambitious plans for growth in the Greater Bay Area and beyond have been a key driver behind the move to new office space, which can accommodate up to 60 people. The company was established in 2005 after a joint venture was formed combining the forces of Messe Frankfurt and Guangzhou Guangya Exhibition… more
Sep 20, 2019
The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center is getting ready to grow. On Sept. 19, the  Massachusetts Convention Center Authority board of directors accepted a proposal announced by Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito on Sept. 16 that includes expanding BCEC and selling Hynes Convention Center to fund the project. According to Governor Baker, the expansion plan will make Boston’s convention space more efficient by consolidating the city’s major convention business in one central location. It will also maximize new economic opportunities in both the Seaport and Back Bay… more
Sep 19, 2019
Trade Show News Network has selected the 10 finalists for our 2019 TSNN “Best of Show” awards. The TSNN Awards’ is celebrating this 10thAnniversary this year and marketing it with record-breaking nominations for the “Best of Show” category!  We asked show organizers to tell us why they believed their show was “best,” and the shows listed below are ones that we believe exemplify true innovation in the trade show industry. Now, we need all of YOU to vote for the show that you think deserves to be named the Best of Show.  The two overall winners will be announced at the TSNN Awards, which… more

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