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Plan for Pavilion USA 2020 revealed in Dubai World

As Osaka was recently announced as the 2025 host of the World Expo, preparations are ramping up for the Dubai Expo 2020 edition, including the unveiling an architectural model of the US$60m Pavilion USA 2020. Designed by Curtis W. Fentress, the pavilion will include a tour of the American experiences currently being designed by Detroit-based George P. Johnson Experiential Marketing. Construction of the pavilion will...

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In pictures: the 57th ICCA Congress in Dubai Gallery

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) helds its 57th Congress in Dubai 10-14 November. A new President, Interim CEO and 10 awards to leading women in the sector were highlights, as well as four days of content-driven sessions and keynotes. The social highlight was the gala evening in the desert.  


James Rees elected new ICCA President World

ExCeL London’s Executive Director James Rees was elected the new President of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) at the General Assembly during the association’s 57th Congress in Dubai, 11 November. He was first elected to the ICCA Board in 2012 and became Vice-President in 2017. In a powerful speech to delegates, Rees said: “I will use ICCA’s strengths to drive innovation and creativity.” Rees succeeds Nina...

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Dubai on the cutting edge for event tech Asia

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has debuted its Event Plus online platform, a digital asset that provides exhibitors and contractors with a seamless and transparent point of access to DWTC’s products and services. The online platform has been created to simplify the experience for event organisers, contractors and companies exhibiting at events held at DWTC. It is aligned with UAE Vision 2021 launched by His...

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GIG appointed caterer for UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai AsiaEuropeWorld

Following a highly competitive tender process, specialist event and hospitality caterer GIG, part of the Global Infusion Group, has been awarded the hospitality services contract for the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. The Pavilion will be the centrepiece of the UK’s presence at the Expo 2020 Dubai – highlighting leading British expertise in artificial intelligence and the space sector. Produced by the London and...

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Judges revealed for UK pavilion at Dubai 2020 World Expo Middle EastWorld

The judging panel has been announced for the UK pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 is billed as a ‘festival of human ingenuity’, and will take place in Dubai from 20 October 2020 until 10 April 2021. The first Expo was held in 1851, known then as the World Expo, and took place in Crystal Palace to showcase the inventions of the industrial revolution....

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Smart manufacturing is taking off at Dubai Airshow 2019 AsiaMiddle East

The Dubai Airshow has announced that its upcoming 2019 event will focus heavily on smart manufacturing. There will be an exhibition pavilion and a knowledge sharing conference dedicated to the topic, where industry insiders will discuss the future benefits of smart manufacturing for affordability, quality, and customisation. Smart manufacturing aims to make use of advanced information and manufacturing technologies, to enable flexibility in physical processes....

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70% of millennials plan to attend more events World

Millennials have said big ticket events are the shape of the future, according to a study launched at the Host Cities 2015 summit in Dubai. Young people around the world have revealed what they want from the future of major events. Growth in mass participation events, extreme sports, and the convergence of sport and entertainment are all on the agenda, the study reported. The ‘Next...

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