Nov 28, 2018
Eleven European-based international association events delivered almost RM50 million ($11.8 million) in economic impact to Malaysia in 2018. The events attracted 11,960 delegates and were all held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre), Malaysia’s premier award-winning purpose-built AIPC (International Association of Congress Centres) Gold Standard venue. These events were amongst the Centre’s 1,189 held this year to-date (until 31 October 2018), which have been attended by over 1.85 million participants and contributed RM788 million in economic impact to the country. Events… more
Nov 28, 2018
The 13th edition of the show, held Oct. 25-28 in Hong Kong, welcomed a record 14,824 visitors from 106 countries and regions. With 54 percent of visitors coming from outside of Hong Kong, the expo lived up to its billing as an international gathering point for the environmental protection industry. Jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the fair is also co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.The 2018 fair embraced the theme of “Waste Less Save More for a Low-carbon… more
Nov 28, 2018
UBM Asia concluded the 36th edition of its September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair (September Fair), attracting a total of 54,142 visitors to the two venues in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE). The fair was unexpectedly closed for one day, 16th September, due to Typhoon Mangkhut. Covering an exhibition area of 135,000 m2 across the two venues, a record 3,730 suppliers from 54 countries and regions showcased their products. Suppliers of diamonds, coloured gemstones and pearls were at AWE, while HKCEC showcased finished jewellery… more
Nov 28, 2018
With the accelerator pressed firmly to the floor, Automechanika Shanghai is speeding ahead for another record-breaking year. From Nov. 28, the 14th edition will be the largest edition ever seen, as the show hosts a gathering of exhibitors, buyers and visitors who are eager to explore the latest advancements across the entire automotive ecosystem. The fair will cover 350,000 square meters across the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. The fair has seen growth in every aspect of the show in 2018, which not only highlights the speed at which the Asian automotive industry is… more
Nov 26, 2018
The organizer of the Labelexpo Global Series of trade shows, Tarsus Group, has unveiled a new portfolio of events targeting the branded print market, which aim to connect the whole print supply chain.         There are four Brand Print events planned: Brand Print Thailand – Bangkok; Brand Print Turkey – Istanbul; Brand Print China – Guangzhou; and Brand Print Mexico – Mexico City. The first of these will be Brand Print Thailand, scheduled to take place May 7-9, 2020, in Bangkok.  Aimed at printers/converters of all types of promotional materials and collateral for brands, Brand Print… more
Nov 12, 2018
Tourism continues to dominate Asia Pacific’s travel industry, but the Corporate Incentive Travel segment (CIT), already representing one-quarter of the global travel industry, continues to make steady gains. The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) partnered with PCMA Education Foundation to commission a research project to help APAC region meeting planners understand what is driving this expanding CIT market, which favors travel over financial incentives to motivate and reward high-performing staff, particularly Gen Y and Millennials. APAC’s business events sector is already valued at more… more
Nov 12, 2018
The “who’s who” of the industry will be there when bauma CHINA opens its doors again from Nov. 27-30 in Shanghai. More than 3,300 companies will present themselves at Asia’s largest trade fair – 300 more than in 2016. Accordingly, 200,000 visitors are expected, which would be a new record. The Chinese construction machinery industry is booming as bauma CHINA approaches. A few weeks before the show opens, bauma CHINA is expecting to set exhibitor and visitor records. More than 300 new companies will present themselves at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). A significant… more
Nov 12, 2018
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 20th Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), the third Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo and the 13th Eco Expo Asia concluded with a record number of over 73,000 buyers from 154 countries and regions visiting the three events - an increase of 6% on last year's attendance.HKTDC Deputy Executive Director Benjamin Chau said that the increase in buyer attendance showed the three concurrent fairs had been successful in creating synergy to help build an effective cross-industry sourcing platform.… more
Nov 12, 2018
With smart city projects on the rise across Thailand, international security brands have converged at the 6th edition of Secutech Thailand in a bid to connect with regional buyers and project owners. Stricter fire and safety regulations enacted by the government have also led to heightened demands for fire and safety equipment, which will be a popular product category during the show. The high demand has translated into an expansion in show scale at Secutech Thailand, which continues its year on year growth. Across 7,000 sqm of exhibition space at the Bangkok International Trade &… more
Oct 22, 2018
From Oct. 15-17, more than 500 exhibitors from 14 countries & regions showcased an a range of yarn & fibre products in hall 8.1 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center. The fair took place this edition alongside ITMA ASIA + CITME. For those looking for the industry’s latest innovations, Yarn Expo Autumn was the place to be. The reliability of buyer quality once again attracted big-name industry players – including PT Indo-Rama, Chemtax, Shandong Ruyi, Jiangsu Shenghong and Jilin Chemical Fiber Group – who choose the fair as a platform to debut new products each year. The… more