Tag: association

ICC Sydney wins Best Venue Team at Event Association of Australasia awards Australasia

ICC Sydney has picked up the Best Venue Team award at the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia’s (EEAA) Awards for Excellence. The awards recognise the exceptional work of organisers, association organisers, venues and suppliers in the industry. The ICC Sydney team won for their delivery of the Australian Woodworking Industry Suppliers Association (AWISA) Exhibition in July 2018. The delivery of AWISA required building the...

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UFI extends its partnership with SISO World

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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UK’s ESSA joins UFI EuropeWorld

The UK’s Event Services and Suppliers Association (ESSA) has joined UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry as an ‘association’ member. UFI, founded in 1926, began with 20 European trade fair members, and has grown to represents 750 organisations today. As well as its headquarters in Paris, UFI has regional offices in Hong Kong, China and Sharjah, UAE. Andrew Harrison, ESSA director, explained his...

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Australia’s CVBs provide 8% boost in business events and new export opportunities for SMEs Australasia

Since January 2018, there has been an 8% increase in the number of international business events secured for the future by the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) members, according to new research. The industry analysis from the latest International Business Events Forward Calendar, produced by the AACB, reveals also that convention bureaux are attracting a larger number of highly-engaged international business events to Australia,...

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When the going gets tough Features

The collapse of its signature event presented unseen opportunities for one of the US’s most international associations. Antony Reeve-Crook investigates. When the National Cable Television Association announced plans to ‘sunset’ its annual Internet and Television Expo (INTX) trade show in 2016, the term couldn’t have been more appropriate. The association was about to retire a 65-year-old event titled the Cable Show that it had dressed...

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MECC Maastricht has joined the Association of Event Organisers EuropeWorld

MECC Maastricht has become a member of the Association of Event Organisers (AEO). The newly acquired membership gives the Dutch venue access to a network of more than 300 organisers from the UK, with a representation of 1,700 trade and consumer events per year. AEO is the voice of the event organising community, serving the collection needs and promoting the interests of event organisers and...

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