IMEX 2018 showcases in Frankfurt EuropeGalleryRegion

IMEX in Frankfurt started with EduMonday, 14 May, at Kap Europa Congress Centre. The business exhibition took place at Messe Frankfurt – Halls 8 and 9, 15–17 May. At the opening ceremony of the 16th Frankfurt show, 14 May, Bloom said: “This is our largest ever IMEX. It has around 3,500 exhibitors representing well over 150 countries.” Bloom added that the 2018 show had brought in...

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Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre to host the 2019 MEA National Conference AustralasiaGallery

Brisbane will be the host destination of the 2019 Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) National Conference, as announced at the 2018 MEA National Conference at the Adelaide CC, 8 May. The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre is the host venue. The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) – set to host the MEA National Conference between 31 March and 2 April 2019 – was awarded top accolade...

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UFI European Conference 2018: Verona vignettes EuropeGallery

Hosted by Veronafiere, the recent UFI European Conference in Verona, 2-4 May, looked at what lies ahead and how exhibitions will need to change to become “future proof” for the next generation of customers. Read the Verona feature in the upcoming edition of Exhibition World (Issue 3 | 2018).

All aboard the danubeSAIL EuropeGalleryRegionVideos

Mash Media attended an evening presentation of Vienna’s latest landmark – the danubeSAIL – at the Austrian Embassy in London, 26 April. The event took place a few weeks following the Austria Center Vienna’s recent unveiling of the largest construction project since its opening around 30 years ago. An iconic canopy – or the danubeSAIL – will be added to the square outside the Austria...

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Farnborough International showcases new 20,000sqm venue EuropeGalleryRegion

Selected media attended a special viewing of the UK’s Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre’s brand-new Hall 1, a 20,000sqm, £30m (US$42.97m) venue facility, 17 April. The programme included a site tour; followed by lunch and presentations from venue director Michael Watton and group marketing director, Andrew Pearcey. The ‘industrial chic’ interior incorporates events rooms with names like Pioneer, Innovate and Inspire, lending well to...

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KLCC: A ‘win-win’ venue in Malaysia’s MICE capital AustralasiaGalleryRegion

Purpose-built exhibition space combined with an ideal central location makes the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC or the Centre) a top choice for exhibition organisers. The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia’s award-winning purpose-built facility and Asia’s only International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC) Gold Standard venue, is a perfect place to host your trade show or consumer exhibition. The Centre’s dedicated exhibition team utilises its...

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CultureSummit 2018 Abu Dhabi calls attention to unexpected collaborations GalleryMiddle East

A global gathering of over 400 delegates from more than 80 countries recently attended the CultureSummit 2018 at Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi to discuss the role that culture plays in addressing global challenges including poverty, extremism, climate change and heritage preservation. Under the theme of ‘Unexpected collaborations: forging new connections between heritage and innovation, near and far, creativity and purpose,’ the four-day summit took place from 8-11...

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Incredible India brings the festival of colours to London EuropeGalleryRegionWorld

In celebration of the festival of colours, Holi, India Tourism London hosted the ‘Holi Milap’ luncheon at Thames Cruises, Westminster Pier in London on 22 March. Attendees included: Mr D Patnaik, deputy high commissioner, Indian high commission to the UK; Mr Gangadhar, assistant director, India Tourism London; and Ms N Vaishnavi, tourist information officer, India Tourism London office. Set against a London backdrop – cruising along the...

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Las Vegas launches the first permanent eSports venue AmericasGalleryRegion

Las Vegas steps up on the global gaming stage with the launch of the first permanent electronic sports venue, Esports Arena, opening on The Strip at Luxor Hotel and Casino. The 2,787sqm multilevel arena gives local and international visitors access to over 100 gaming stations housing PCs and consoles. “We opened Esports Arena Las Vegas to be the championship destination for our global network of properties and a daily hub...

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International achievements celebrated at EN Awards in London EuropeGalleryRegion

The UK exhibition industry – as well as a healthy international contingent – gathered at London’s Battersea Evolution on 23 March for the 12th annual EN Awards. The evening kicked off with an introduction from EN editor Nicola Macdonald; presenter, Mark Durden Smith then announced the awards across 21 categories. See the full list of winners below: Photo credit: Aniseed Photo

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