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Paul Colston

UFI opens Next Generation Leadership Grant programme for 2019
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UFI opens Next Generation Leadership Grant programme for 2019

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has launched its 2019 Next Generation Leadership (NGL) Grant and is inviting talented industry professionals from around the world to apply. Now in its fourth year, the UFI NGL Grant promotes next generation leadership in the exhibition industry, rewarding professionals who demonstrate clear initiative in driving change and innovation in their area of activity. The 2019 NGL...

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27 Nov 2018
CA Assurances in talks with Charterhouse to acquire its stake in Comexposium
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CA Assurances in talks with Charterhouse to acquire its stake in Comexposium

Crédit Agricole Assurances (@CA_Assurances) has entered into exclusive discussions with Charterhouse Capital Partners to acquire its stake in Comexposium. Crédit Agricole will thus become the long-term partner of the group’s historical shareholder, the Paris-Île-de-France Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Comexposium is the co-leading largest exhibition organiser in France, the third largest player globally, and the largest ‘pure player’ worldwide. Comexposium has 67 event brands,...

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27 Nov 2018
Japan to host World Expo 2025
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Japan to host World Expo 2025

Member States of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) have elected Japan as host country of World Expo 2025. After two rounds of voting during the BIE’s 164th General Assembly in Paris, a majority of member states voted for Japan’s project to organise World Expo 2025 in Osaka, Kansai under the theme ‘Designing Future Society for Our Lives’ between 3 May and 3 November 2025....

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26 Nov 2018
RAI report offers fresh insights into exhibitor customer journey
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RAI report offers fresh insights into exhibitor customer journey

RAI Amsterdam has been researching how companies can ensure they make the most of their participation in exhibitions, and tracking the exhibitor’s customer journey. The new research offers tips for every phase of that exhibitor journey in this second RAI Insights report. The new information is designed to help exhibitors at trade shows and other events increase the impact of their brand, while also enabling organisers...

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26 Nov 2018
Seoul MICE Week helps build local Alliance
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Seoul MICE Week helps build local Alliance

Business events professionals gathered in Korea at the Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas this week for the Seoul MICE Forum. The main feature of Seoul MICE Week, the forum, 22 November, offered briefing sessions on available support for domestic associations and academic societies, the annual meeting for members of the Seoul MICE Alliance, a public-private partnership between the city of Seoul and companies in the MICE...

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23 Nov 2018
Shenzhen World signs multi-year Diamond Sponsorship Agreement with UFI
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Shenzhen World signs multi-year Diamond Sponsorship Agreement with UFI

UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has officially announced that Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Centre (Shenzhen World) will join its exclusive roster of UFI Diamond Sponsors. UFI President Craig Newman and General Manager of Shenzhen World Mr Ma Jun signed the agreement during UFI’s recent Global Congress in St Petersburg. Once finished, Shenzhen World – a project by the Shenzhen Municipal Government...

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22 Nov 2018
AIME opens the appointment book early
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AIME opens the appointment book early

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has launched its meetings software for the 2019 event, and is set up to deliver and match 32 pre-scheduled appointments (PSAs) between each buyer and exhibitors. The appointment book is open earlier than before and powered by a bespoke algorithm designed for AIME in partnership with Centium Software. The preferences of buyers will be matched with the services...

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21 Nov 2018
Centaur Media to dispose of UK’s The Meetings Show
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Centaur Media to dispose of UK’s The Meetings Show

Centaur Media plc has said it is seeking a buyer for The Meetings Show in the UK, as the company looks to “explore divestment possibilities”. Centaur has appointed Livingstone Partners and Cavendish Corporate Finance as advisers to assist with a wider divestment programme of many of its ‘live’ assets, which it has said will accelerate simplification of its business structure to improve operational execution and...

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20 Nov 2018
Qatar National Tourism Council signs multi-year Diamond Sponsorship deal with UFI
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Qatar National Tourism Council signs multi-year Diamond Sponsorship deal with UFI

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has signed up the Qatar’s National Tourism Council (NTC) as a Diamond Sponsor. The parties have also signed an accompanying Framework Agreement, which looks at ways to develop the exhibition industry in Qatar. NTC joins the top tier of UFI Diamond Sponsors, which entails year-round promotion and engagement with UFI’s global network of members. The agreement will...

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20 Nov 2018
Bahrain International Airshow sees biggest ever order
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Bahrain International Airshow sees biggest ever order

The Bahrain International Airshow claims to be the region’s fastest-growing air show and this year’s event, 14-16 November, saw large Saudi orders, including the biggest single order in the show’s history. Saudi orders made up over $3bn of the $5bn total of orders made. Sheikh Abdulla bin Hamed Al Khalifa attended the official opening of a show organised by Bahrain’s Civil Aviation Affairs department in...

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20 Nov 2018
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