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  • 25.03.2020  New Corona package to support the German exhibition industry network

    New Corona package to support the German exhibition industry network

    Emergency relief from government supports the self-employed and small businesses. AUMA’s managing director Holtmeier: trade fairs will play a crucial role after the Corona-crisis

  • 13.03.2020  IELA invites all event professionals to join the "Together Strong" initiative!

    IELA invites all event professionals to join the "Together Strong" initiative!

    COVID-19 presents business events and the exhibition industry with an unprecedented global challenge. IELA passionately believes in the considerable social and economic power of the face-to-face exhibition and event industry and is committed to it. We know that the negative long-term effects of speculation, hype and overreaction will not only harm our industry, but also our local communities and business as a whole.

  • 10.03.2020  UFI releases first global assessment of the economic impact that COVID-19 is having on trade shows and exhibitions

    UFI releases first global assessment of the economic impact that COVID-19 is having on trade shows and exhibitions

    UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, is today releasing the first global numbers that reflect the impact that trade show postponements and cancellations are having for both the exhibiting companies as well as for the trade show industry around the world.

  • 25.02.2020  Commitment with Singapore Tourism Board to set up its new regional headquarters

    Commitment with Singapore Tourism Board to set up its new regional headquarters

    Deutsche Messe, one of the world's leading exhibition organisers, and Singapore Tourism Board have signed an MoU (memorandum of understanding) to establish its first Southeast Asian headquarters – Hannover Fairs Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd - in Singapore. The new office will deepen Deutsche Messe's presence in Asia Pacific, providing greater support and expanding their trade fairs in the region. It will also look at creating new events in the medium term.

  • 11.02.2020  Aluvision presents the Hi-LED 55+

    Aluvision presents the Hi-LED 55+

    The Hi-LED 55+, Aluvision’s newest LED innovation, has just been launched and has already received its first prestigious, world-renowned award. The iF Design Award is a symbol of outstanding design achievements that focuses on the innovative power of design. The brand new LED tile is the most flexible and creative LED tile on the market.

  • 21.01.2020  ADNEC and Agility renew strategic partnership

    ADNEC and Agility renew strategic partnership

    Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has renewed a five-year strategic partnership agreement with Agility’s Fairs and Events, a division of Agility Global Integrated Logistics. This MoU will continue to enhance ADNEC’s service offering to exhibitors and event organisers with a full range of logistics and freight forwarding services.

  • 19.12.2019  Balasubramanian elected as IEIA president

    Balasubramanian elected as IEIA president

    S. Balasubramanian Pillai, executive director & COO, Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) and Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) was elected as the president of Indian Exhibition Industry Association (IEIA) at the 13th Annual General Meeting of IEIA held in Mumbai on 16th December 2019.

  • 07.11.2019  2019 another year with revenue growth for EMECA members

    2019 another year with revenue growth for EMECA members

    Continued growth including again record results for many EMECA members was reported during its General Assembly held at Viparis, Porte de Versailles. A good level of investments into infrastructure and digitalisation persists. Besides, all members continue broaden their offer and to increase their sales in services.

  • 31.10.2019  A new fair to respond to new market trends

    The markets are currently experiencing trends that are stimulating new business opportunities that demand a bespoke occasion for in-depth analysis and discussions for professional operators in the sectors involved.

  • 08.10.2019  The Scandinavian Exhibition Group continues the expansion and acquires PCO company

    The Scandinavian Exhibition Group continues the expansion and acquires PCO company

    The Scandinavian Exhibition Group has recently acquired the majority in one of the leading PCO (Professional Congress Organizer) companies in Scandinavia – Meetagain Conferences. The acquisition means that the Group now strengthens its position as a full service provider for exhibition and congress organizers and becomes one of the leading companies in the industry sector in Scandinavia.

  • 24.09.2019  Agility extends contract with ExCeL London

    Following a successful seven-year partnership, Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has been awarded an extended contract by ExCeL London exhibition and international convention center to continue being their venue preferred logistics partner.

  • 03.09.2019  Justine Evans joins UFI as marketing and communications manager

    Justine Evans joins UFI as marketing and communications manager

    UFI, the global association of the exhibition Industry, has recently welcomed Justine Evans as the new marketing and communications manager to the UFI team in Paris. Justine takes over the role from Monika Fourneaux-Ceskova who managed UFI’s marketing and communications activities for the past year and a half, and who has relocated to Dubai.

  • 07.08.2019  Priscilla Leong named CEO of Agility Fairs & Events

    Priscilla Leong named CEO of Agility Fairs & Events

    Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has promoted Priscilla Leong to be chief executive of Agility Fairs & Events, one of the world’s top exhibition forwarding specialists. Leong, COO of Agility Fairs & Events since 2011, will oversee all aspects of the business globally and continue to serve as regional director of its operations in Asia-Pacific.

  • 28.07.2019  UFI's Global Barometer

    UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has released the latest edition of its flagship Global Barometer research, which takes the pulse of the industry. One of the key findings is a weaker first half of 2019 in terms of revenue growth compared to 2018, but there is still an overall positive trend for the year in relation to revenue.

  • 02.07.2019  IELA Board of Management welcomes two new women

    IELA Board of Management welcomes two new women

    The newly elected IELA Board of Management (BOM) proudly confirms three women leaders in the exhibition logistics industry among its members: Mariane Ewbank, former IELA chairwoman 2016-2018, Priscilla Leong and Sandi Trotter, both new members elected for 2019-2021.

  • 24.06.2019  Think Before Plastic campaign wins the UFI Sustainable Award 2019

    Think Before Plastic campaign wins the UFI Sustainable Award 2019

    UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, is pleased to announce that the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (“HML”) is the winner of the UFI Sustainable Development Award 2019. HML is the professional private management and operating company responsible for providing day-to-day management for the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (“HKCEC”).

  • 17.06.2019  Expo Project Fair for International Cooperation 2019 to be held in Beijing

     Expo Project Fair for International Cooperation 2019 to be held in  Beijing

    In the beautiful view of Yanqi Lake in Beijing, from 2 to 4 July, Expo Project Fair for International Cooperation 2019 (EPFIC 2019) will be held under the theme of “Connectivity for MICE Cooperation”. Organized by New Expo International Media Group, EPFIC is a B2B event for the global MICE and exhibition industry, and it has been successfully organized by 8 sessions. Since its launch, it has welcomed about 13,000 industry professionals from China and about 53 countries and regions.

  • 13.05.2019  UFI Conference in Birmingham

    UFI Conference in Birmingham

    From 15 to 17 May, Europe's trade fair experts will meet in the UK’s second-largest metropolis. The focus will be on the organisers and how to handle changing framework conditions.

  • 05.02.2019  UFI Global Barometer reports overall dynamism for the year ahead

    UFI, the global association for the exhibition industry, has released the latest edition of its flagship “Global Exhibition Industry Barometer research”, taking the pulse of the industry, and reporting global and regional trends as well as a total of 19 market profiles, including – for the first time: Japan.

  • 15.01.2019  Reed Exhibitions announces definitive agreement to acquire Mack Brooks Exhibitions

    Reed Exhibitions, a division of Relx Group, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mack Brooks Exhibitions in a move that will add an outstanding line-up of industry-leading brands to its global portfolio. It also promises access to innovation and new value in both face-to-face and digital formats for the more than 175,000 Mack Brooks customers around the world.

Exhibition Logistics Training at IELA’s Winter Seminar 2019

17.02.2019

Training is not only key in creating efficient service processes, but also in boosting business.Since 2002 IELA has qualified over 200 logistics specialists for future tasks in the industry. An educational programme is essential in order to receive unique training on the subject of exhibition and events logistics. IELA held its 9th edition of the biennial IELA Winter Seminar from January 16th to 20th 2019 in Zurich.

This year’s edition welcomed 39 students representing 38 member companies from 24 different countries. More precisely, three quarters of the 2019 WS class were under 35 years old and over 50% of the participants had less than 3 years of experience in the industry. The Winter Seminar offers high quality educational classes focused on the day-to-day operations of exhibition freight forwarders and on-site agents addressing the complex issues and procedures in a real-life context. The activities carried out during the seminar range from training sessions and best practices, such as IELA Standards, Security, business insight on how to perform as Domestic and Export Agent, to networking sessions, case studies and role plays. Under the motto “Learning can be fun”, outside activities like the fairground tour and Day in the Snow were also on the programme.

Insight from external industry partners represented by an organiser Rowena Arzt (WZF), a venue operator Christina Beuth (Messe Frankfurt) and the IT expert Tobias Schrödel, reflects IELA’s service-orientated philosophy to deliver operational excellence and serve the entire exhibition value chain well beyond expected standards. The ultimate aim: to train the next generation of exhibition professionals. For the first time ever, IELA can honour two, best students for their outstanding achievements: Congratulations to Ms. Jessica Abaty from E.S.I. Group, France, and Mr. Hafizzudin Noor Mohammad from R.E. Rogers (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, who delivered the same excellent results.

The future of all exhibition logistics companies depends on well-trained team members. International collaboration, mutual understanding, and specialized partners all over the world are crucial components of our network. This has been the focus of IELA's Winter Seminar since 1987! The next edition of the Winter Seminar will take place in January 2021. For further information, please visit the website at www.iela.org.

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