As a new year gets underway, David Chalmers (pictured), senior marketing director, Europe at cvent, inspires the industry The best exhibitions in 2018 will be those which really try to harness the importance and power of the human connection and live events. It’s obvious that what drives a returning exhibitor is the value of business connections made at the show, whether through appointments, visitors or...
Texcare's Indian launch, organised by Messe Frankfurt India and Virtual Info Systems, witnessed a presence of over 170 attendees from over 120 companies.
The UFI NGL grant promotes next generation leadership in the exhibition industry, rewarding professionals who show clear initiatives in driving change and innovation in their area of activity. Applications for UFI’s #nglgrant 2018 end 27 February – read on to find out more information & learn top tips from UFI’s NGL Grant 2017 winner, Diana Salman, HR strategic change manager, IFP Expo (Lebanon). “I’ve never won a competition...
Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum (ECEF) in Washington, DC packs nine hours of peer learning and networking into one day – 30 May.
Skyline Whitespace – a UK provider of exhibitions stands and displays – unpacks the nuances of human behaviour, taking a look at the psychology of consumer behaviour and some key factors thought to influence consumer decisions.
2LK created an experiential pop-up lounge for HSBC at the World Economic Forum (WEF), Davos, 23-26 January 2018. Enjoy this visual snapshot of the pop-up lounge at WEF – the event that brought business leaders from around the world to the Swiss resort in Davos. From pop-up boutique to “big picture” sessions and “VR Impressions” (see below), WEF addressed key global topics at the Annual Meeting...
The 20th edition of UFI’s Global Barometer for the exhibition industry, published 30 January, reported strong results for 2017 and very good prospects for 2018 in terms of turnover growth.
Arma Partners, the M&A advisory firm focused on the communications, media and technology sector, has advised DOCUgroup, the provider of B2B information to the construction industry in Germany, Switzerland and Austria, on its sale to Infopro Digital.
Global conference and event organiser UBM’s pharmaceuticals portfolio has posted its most successful year to date. The UBM pharma brands – including the largest dedicated pharma exhibition series in the world, CPhI – have reported the launch of CPhI North America, as well as record figures for the eponymous Worldwide edition.
Global event organiser and information company Informa has outlined the rationale behind its £3.9bn offer for UBM, the largest pure-play B2B events organiser in the world, and says the offer has now been recommended by the Boards of both companies.