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UFI recognises best practices in sustainable exhibiting AfricaAsiaEuropeWorld

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, recognises six companies for their sustainable exhibiting best practices within the scope of the 2018 UFI Sustainable Development Award. The UFI Sustainable Development Committee is always looking for exhibition companies that strive to be sustainable on an economic, social and environmental level – both within their own exhibition structure and related exhibition operations. The jury decided against...

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UBM acquires majority economic interest of Shanghai International Franchise Exhibition AsiaRegionWorld

UBM Sinoexpo, a subsidiary of UBM plc, has announced the acquisition of 70 per cent economic interest in the Shanghai International Franchise Exhibition (SFE) organised by Shanghai Exhibition Conference Ltd (SEC). Organised twice a year since 2005, SFE is one of the largest franchising events in China hosting 221 exhibitors with over 450 brands and 50,261 visitors in the spring 2018 edition. SFE’s exhibitors are...

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Travel Trade Market to showcase in China AsiaRegion

Supported by the Chengdu Tourism Bureau and organised by EAGLE (Italian Exhibition Group’s and VNU Exhibitions Asia’s joint venture), Travel Trade Market (TTM) is set to take place in Chengdu, China, 5-7 September 2018. Europe Asia Global Link Exhibitions or EAGLE – a company of Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) and VNU Exhibitions Asia – and China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI) entered into a cooperation...

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Backed by the ministries AsiaFeatures

TCEB’s Nichapa Yoswee gives us a peek at the inner workings of her new collaboration with ministries to help pitch for tradeshows, as featured in issue 2 | 2018 of Exhibition World. The world of convention and exhibition bureaus can be divided into those who view exhibitions as essentially business tourism, and those who view it (rightly) as a function of industry. Nichapa Yoswee, the...

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15th Shanghai World Travel Fair hailed a success AsiaEurope

Annual Shanghai-based travel trade show, Shanghai World Travel Fair (SWTF), concluded its 15th edition on 27 May 2018. SWTF is co-organised by Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration and Europe Asia Global Link Exhibitions – EAGLE (a company of Italian Exhibition Group, IEG, and VNU Exhibitions Asia) in cooperation with Shanghai International Convention & Exhibition Corp., Ltd The show closed with the signing of a strategic partnership...

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IEG launches Shanghai World Travel Forum and anticipates global tourism market trends AsiaEurope

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) has launched the Shanghai World Travel Forum at Shanghai Exhibition Center, 24-27 May 2018. The Latest Consumer Trends is an event held by IEG dedicated to consumer profiles and emerging trends that will revolutionise the global tourism scenario. The event kicked off the programme of events at the 2018 Shanghai World Travel Forum in the context of the 15th edition of...

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Comexposium appoints new APAC region CEO Asia

Comexposium, a global events organiser, has announced the appointment of Elaine Chia as its new APAC CEO. Chia is a media industry veteran with a strong background in marketing, data management and strategic growth. As managing director of the events and exhibitions division of one of Asia’s leading media owners, Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), she was appointed to lead and build Sphere Exhibits from start-up...

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Marina Bay Sands wins ‘Exceptional Achievement’ award at Singapore Tourism Awards Asia

Marina Bay Sands became the first hospitality and MICE venue in Singapore to be conferred the ‘Exceptional Achievement’ award at the Singapore Tourism Board’s (STB) annual Singapore Tourism Awards, 9 May. Oliver Chong, executive director, Communications and Marketing Capability, Singapore Tourism Board, said: “We are pleased to recognise Marina Bay Sands for their exceptional achievement in consistently delivering outstanding experiences for business events and visitors....

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Northeast China’s exhibition growth reflected in EXPO’s inaugural successes Asia

The Shenyang New World EXPO has begun its second operating year, receiving positive reviews from organisers, exhibitors and visitors alike. Following its first anniversary on 1 March, EXPO held four back-to-back exhibitions averaging 21,116sqm of rental space and 13,112 visitors per event day. The four exhibitions attracted 10,464 exhibiting companies. EXPO general manager Diane Chen responded: “We are so very encouraged and confident that the future...

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