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Abu Dhabi petroleum exhibition sees record-breaking 145,000 visitors
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Abu Dhabi petroleum exhibition sees record-breaking 145,000 visitors

The 21st edition of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) saw a record-breaking 145,000 visitors. Among those in attendance were industry experts and VIP visitors, alongside the 2,200 exhibiting companies from 67 countries, and 29 country pavilions. Supported by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), UAE Ministry of Energy and Industry, and the Abu Dhabi Chamber, the exhibition was held under...

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19 Nov 2018
SEC submits planning application for £150-200m ‘global event campus’
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SEC submits planning application for £150-200m ‘global event campus’

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) has applied for planning permission in principle (PPIP) for a major expansion of its facilities, with a vision to create a unique global event campus. The £150-£200m project focuses on developing the west end of the campus and includes a dedicated entrance, additional highly flexible meeting, exhibition and networking spaces, and panoramic views of the city and River Clyde. It...

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19 Nov 2018
UFI extends its partnership with SISO
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UFI extends its partnership with SISO

UFI, the global association of the exhibitions industry, has announced an extension of its collaborative agreement with the society of independent show organisers (SISO). The agreement means UFI organiser members have the right to attend SISO events without becoming a SISO member and vice versa, for up to two years. Both associations hold regular joint sessions with the respective top leadership boards to review joint...

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16 Nov 2018
Caesars Entertainment extends partnership with Nobu Hotels
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Caesars Entertainment extends partnership with Nobu Hotels

Robert De Niro, chef Nobu Matsuhisa and Caesars Entertainment CEO Mark Frissora were present for the fifth anniversary celebration of the Nobu Hotel, Caesars Palace. Frissora announced a decade-long extension of the partnership between Nobu Hotels and Caesars, while Horwell – the group that owns Nobu – announced plans for 20 additional hotels by 2020. Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace bills itself as the ‘world’s first...

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16 Nov 2018
Diversity and the ‘new world of work’ at IMEX Frankfurt
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Diversity and the ‘new world of work’ at IMEX Frankfurt

IMEX, the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, returns to Frankfurt from 21–23 May 2019, with exhibitors and planners set to meet with over 3,500 suppliers from every sector of the global meetings and events industry. IMEX’s pre-show education day, EduMonday, will take place on 20 May and includes She Means Business – a conference celebrating the role of women in the meetings...

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16 Nov 2018
Linkedin launches new platform Linkedin Events
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Linkedin launches new platform Linkedin Events

Career network site Linkedin has announced the launch of Linkedin Events, a new feature which will allow users to join and create professional events, invite connections and have conversations. Linkedin says it recognises the importance of face-to-face meetings in building professional relationships, and its new platform is intended to tap into that. The network conducted research which showed 80% of Linkedin users consider professional networking...

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16 Nov 2018
APEX international trade fair returns to MECC Maastricht
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APEX international trade fair returns to MECC Maastricht

APEX, the international trade fair for mobile work platforms, will be returning to Maastricht in 2020 for its tenth edition. Maastricht is the city where the exhibition was held for the first time, in 1996. APEX is organised by Industrial Promotions International (IPI), and will be held from 9-11 June 2020 at MECC Maastricht. Around 5,000 visitors from all over the world visit the exhibition....

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15 Nov 2018
German organisers have already planned 324 overseas exhibitions for 2019
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German organisers have already planned 324 overseas exhibitions for 2019

A new brochure titled “German Trade Fair Quality Abroad 2019”, published by the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA), shows that German exhibition organisers are planning 324 foreign trade fairs in 37 countries next year. The brochure provides an overview of events organised by members of AUMA. The main region continues to be Southern, Eastern and Central Asia, where 167 events will be taking place,...

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15 Nov 2018
Best of British showcases 300 brands in Shanghai
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Best of British showcases 300 brands in Shanghai

Best of British 2018, a four-day celebration of British brands and culture, officially ran at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre at the end of October. Organised by Media 10, with support from the British Consulate-General Shanghai, the Department for International Trade and the British Council, the show saw 300 brands exhibiting and covering British fashion, design, travel, education, technology, innovation, food and beverages. The exhibition filled...

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15 Nov 2018
Event tech company DBpixelhouse exhibits in North America
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Event tech company DBpixelhouse exhibits in North America

Interactive event tech company DBpixelhouse are exhibiting at EventTech USA in Las Vegas this week. EventTech is a marketing conference dedicated to how social media and technology can enhance event experience, and DBpixelhouse hopes to tap into the American market by exhibiting there. DB are also one of Europe’s largest AV suppliers, serving major global events such as MWC19, ICE London and the Farnborough International...

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