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72% of event organisers report rising revenue in new Lippman research Americas

A record 72% of event organizers reported a rise in sales revenue from exhibit space at their most recent event, according to a new survey from Lippman Connects. The 2018 Benchmarks & Trends in Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales was conducted in conjunction with Exhibit Sales Roundtable (ESR). It also found that only 15% of organisers saw a decline in exhibit sales revenue, and 13% reported...

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Nuremberg to host key Digital Summit in December Europe

NurnbergMesse has announced that the German government’s Digital Summit will be held at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 3-4 December 2018. The event will have a thematic focus on artificial intelligence, and will be accompanied by two other events at the same venue: the Bitkom reception and Bitkom Blockchain Business Summit. The Digital Summit is a key platform for collaboration between stakeholders from politics, business, science,...

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India – a problematic market with great potential AsiaFeatures

India’s exhibition industry is the third largest trade fair market in Asia, after China and Japan. According to national association IEIA, the country ranked 13th globally in the exhibition industry in 2016. With a steady growth rate of almost 8.3 per cent, the association claims its exhibitions sector in India is growing faster than the GDP of the country.  It’s no mean feat. The economy...

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EEAA commits to sustainability with new initiative Australasia

The Exhibition & Event Association for Australasia (EEAA) has kicked off a major new initiative to promote sustainability and reduce the environmental impact of the events sector. EEAA chief executive Joyce DiMascio said the renewed focus on the environment within the association would be led by newly elected board member Leighton Wood (pictured right), chief operating officer of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. DiMascio...

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ADNEC are promoting Abu Dhabi as a hub for world-class healthcare Asia

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has renewed a landmark MoU with key associations, in order to promote the city as a hub for world-class healthcare services. ADNEC are working alongside the Emirates Medical Association (EMA) and the Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, with the aim of increasing the number of international events and exhibitions held in Abu Dhabi. The tripartite agreement is expected to usher...

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UFI and Explori undertake biggest ever global visitor study World

This summer, exhibition research specialist Explori is undertaking a major global research project in partnership with UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry and supported by the Society of Independent Show Organizers. The report, titled ‘Global Visitor Insights’, will be the biggest ever study into today’s trade show visitor and aims to illuminate their future expectations of trade shows. Explori is inviting all B2B...

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EEAA calls for nominations to its 2018 Awards for Excellence Australasia

The Exhibiton and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has called for nominations to its 2018 Awards for Excellence. The winner of the awards will be presented at ICC Sydney on 5 December. This year, the EEAA has improved its judging process to make it simpler for judges and entrants, better aligning the awards program with international standards. EEAA chief executive Joyce DiMascio (pictured) said: “The...

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The need for collaboration Expert Opinion

Kai Hattendorf, UFI managing director,  writes about the need for collaboration in his latest UFI Column featured in Exhibition World (Issue 4 | 2018). For the first time in the past ten years, all four global regions have reported a positive turnover development. More importantly, in terms of operating profit, most companies maintained a good level of performance in 2017, and more than 40 per cent...

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ITB Asia focusing on $180bn Muslim travel market AsiaWorld

Asian travel trade show ITB Asia is set to focus on the US$180bn Muslim travel market for its 2018 edition. The show has partnered with CrescentRating and Halal Trip for the Halal in Travel summit, which is now in its third year. Its key theme will be ‘Innovation & Technology in the Muslim Travel Space’. ITB Asia will also be launching a newly dedicated Muslim...

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ART SG is a new art fair coming to Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands hotel AsiaWorld

ART SG is a new art fair coming to Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands hotel, from 1-3 November 2019. It is organised by AngusMontgomery Arts, Tim Etchells and the MCH Group, who plan to make it an annual event which engages with established collectors as well as new buyers. The organisers have previous experience of establishing new fairs in Hong Kong, with ART HK and Art...

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