UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has launched a dedicated advocacy portal on the UFI website. The portal bundles information and materials on key industry initiatives, highlights relevant industry issues, and profiles partner institutions.
AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) and Korea International Exhibition Centre (Kintex) have recently signed the “Agreement on Strategic Partnership and Cooperation between AsiaWorld-Expo Management and Korea International Exhibition Centre”.
Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Azman Haji Tambi Chik as the national bureau’s new chief executive officer, effective 20 November 2023.
Following its two resounding successes, first in New Delhi in 2014 and later in Chicago in 2018, World Hindu Congress 2023 with the theme of Jayasya Aayatnam Dharmah, which translates literally into English as “Dharma, the Abode of Victory”.
From November 14 to 16, Heavent Paris ‒ renowned as the exhibition of innovation, solutions and services for tradeshows ‒ takes place in Paris (France).
International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), managed by ASM Global, has strengthened its commitment to New South Wales (NSW) wine producers.
UFI, the global Association of the exhibition industry, welcomed around 500 participants from 50+ countries and regions to its 90th UFI Global Congress in Las Vegas, USA this 1-4 November, for four days of business exchange, content, and networking.
Representatives from UFI member companies from around the world met in Las Vegas (USA) today to review UFI’s activities throughout 2023 and to confirm plans for the year ahead.
From 29 November to 2 December 2023, Automechanika Shanghai will open for the 18th edition, housing more than 5,300 exhibitors in over 300,000 square metres.
Eco Expo Asia 2023 is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and co-organised by the Environment and Ecology Bureau of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
The EMECA members met at Feria Valencia premises for their autumn General Assembly. The meeting took stock of the current state of the industry.
UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry announced today that it has finalised work on the programme for the upcoming UFI Global Congress this 1-4 November.
Thailand: Impact Exhibition Management has made sustainability a priority for many years to help save the planet. It all starts from the inside out.
Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week (BBFW) , the world's leading bridal fashion event, unveils the campaign for its upcoming edition, inspired by the impact of new technologies on the world and society, and how to face the future positively and optimistically
Exhibition World Bahrain will be hosting the global association of the exhibition industry to hold their annual UFI Expert Day on the 1st of October 2023.
Gastech, the international exhibition and conference for the natural gas, LNG, hydrogen, low carbon solutions, and climate technologies will take place in Houston in 2024, organisers dmg events announced today.
UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, announced today that registrations for its annual Global Congress are going strong, with participants from more than 50 countries and markets already confirmed to attend.
The shorter second half of the trade fair year has begun: there are a further 110 internationally significant trade fairs scheduled to take place in Germany before the end of the year
ICC Sydney, managed by ASM Global, will welcome the principal advisory body on cultural heritage to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee – the International Council on Monuments and Sites for its 21st General Assembly and Scientific Symposium.
After a ten year hiatus, Amsterdam is once again set the stage for Europe’s largest medical conference: the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
IMEX Frankfurt, taking place from 23 to 25 May, is set to welcome almost 3,000 exhibiting companies representing over 100 countries and more than 3,500 global buyers.
With strong demand from across the world and a significant bounce back from Asia, the 2023 IMEX show floor will offer a snapshot of the global event industry’s growth curve, most salient trends and future developments.
One of the differences compared to 2022 is the long-awaited return of Asia. With restrictions lifted, most of Asia is clearly on a return to international form. This will be most evident on the show floor where Indonesia, Taiwan, India, and Sri Lanka are all exhibiting. They are joined by Thailand, Malaysia and Hong Kong who are also set to deliver major press announcements. Newcomer Sarawak, the largest of Malaysia’s 13 states, will have its own stand for the first time and will also be joined by the region’s Tourism Minister.
Destinations, venues and suppliers from all corners of the world will line up for business next week, with strong representation from Europe, including Germany, France and Spain; North & South America – including Brand USA which is exhibiting for the first time, while Boston and Georgia have both increased their presence.
International hotel groups plus smaller boutique hotels will be showcasing their venues, with many introducing new service offerings or properties. Some big names have increased their presence for 2023 including Accor, IHG Hotels & Resorts, NH Hotels and Radisson.
Doing business remains at the heart of the show and thousands of appointments have already been booked. Buyers can now download the app, sponsored by Monaco Convention Bureau, which allows them to plan their time at the show and offers free lead scanning for buyers and exhibitors for the first time.
Image: IMEX Frankfurt Show. Download image here.
The show’s learning programme has been stepped up with fresh formats, topical subjects and speakers who rip up the rulebook. This includes the Encore Ideation Station where the team will turn traditional education sessions on their head with snappy seven-minute presentations. They promise a ‘super-secret finish to the workshops’. Intrigued? Curious IMEX attendees are invited to meet them at the show and find out more.
The Google Experience Institute (Xi) CoLabs is a series of mini design-thinking sprints shining a light on the key topics the global Xi community is currently exploring. This is a unique opportunity to experience Google’s forward-thinking and highly inclusive collaboration models and techniques. Megan Henshall, global events strategic solutions lead at Google, explains: “Being champions for good in the world, using our discipline to promote cultural shifts that are going to put us all in a better place - we can do that. This is the stuff that’s going to attract the next generation.”
Headline speakers are lined up to share some solid, practical advice, designed to both power professional and personal development. Best-selling author, leadership and sales training expert Christopher Kai’s session Science-based sales strategies made simple will see him zone in on how to be more successful in sales by building rapport through science-based storytelling.
Headliner Alex Brueckmann works at the intersection of strategy, leadership, performance and empowerment. His sessions at the show – in both English and German language – focus on moving beyond purpose to impact. Alex explains: “For an organisation’s purpose to have meaning, it must go beyond simply making money or providing jobs. The answer lies in shifting the focus from purpose to impact.”
All these sessions form part of the extensive, free programme of 150 educational and networking events at IMEX Frankfurt. The learning journey starts with education for specialist audiences the day before the show, on Monday 22 May, followed by six tracks of general learning that run Tuesday to Thursday on the show floor’s Inspiration Hub.
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