In its aggressive plans for the future, Indian exhibition logistics giant, R.E. Rogers India has named Sudhir Dhavan as the new CEO of the organisation. Effective from this year, Sudhir’s new role will entrust him with greater authority to lead R.E. Rogers India from the front, channelising the organisation’s deep foothold in the industry in his own charismatic poise.
Available exhibition space is one of the main drivers of the development of the exhibition industry, and venue space continues to grow in most regions of the world. Following the release of preliminary data last month, UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, released today its full report on the World Map of Exhibition Venues. In addition to analysing indicators on key regional trends, it lists the largest venues for all 28 markets whose total capacity exceeds 200,000 sqm of gross indoor exhibition space.
Russia will be represented for the first time at IBTM World by the Collective Stand: Russia Open To The World, organized by the Russian Convention Bureau Association together with the Russian Export Center. The purpose of organizing the Russian Collective Stand is to promote the regions of Russia on the foreign market, to attract new congress and exhibition events to the country and to create a national brand of Russia as a favorable place for any level of difficulty events.
The 30th anniversary edition of the international MICE event will take place from 28 to 30 November. There will be a series of new initiatives and elements in Barcelona, also for hosted buyers.
From 1 to 4 November UFI will stage its 84th Global Congress in Johannesburg. The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry and local host Expo Centre are expecting around 400 delegates.
Together with Ungerboeck Software, the Dutch trade fair company RAI Amsterdam has set up an online service platform for its exhibitors.
Qatar gears up for tomorrow. The emirate on the east cost of the Arabian Peninsula is working intensively on its future. Also with its MICE business.
The Olympic Games are taking place in Tokyo in 2020. Many existing buildings will be used for it as well as new ones. That could have a dramatic impact on the trade fair scene.
The Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) has been open for a year and a half now. Some prestigious event organisers have been brought on board. Others are expected to follow.
Today, virtually all trade fair booths are lit by bright, modern, economical LED lights. Systems are becoming more complex, simple and attractive.
Not every product reveals its benefits to the customer when exhibited or demonstrated. In cases like these, exhibition stand planners create themed worlds revolving around the brand or end product.
Exhibitors want to present their brands in the same instantly recognisable way at different trade fairs, in different countries and at stands that vary in size. A well-conceived approach is required.
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