News


Is growing business turning Iceland into MICE-land? Europe

Iceland welcomed 120,000 internaional MICE travellers in 2017, according to new figures released by Meet in Reykjavik. The figures highlight the growing importance of MICE to the Icelandic economy. The number of visitors has been growing at an average of 14.4% every year since the opening of Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in 2011. Reykjavik and Iceland attracted 283 international meetings or conferences las...

Read More


Strong October for ADNEC in Abu Dhabi Asia

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company is set to host a series of international events during November 2018, covering key sectors such as oil, gas, real estate, investment and healthcare. These sectors have been identified in the Abu Dhabi Plan and its Economic Vision 2030 as core for the country’s development. Abu Dhabi is hoping to position itself as the region’s capital for business events. The...

Read More


Kind Malaysia helping MITEC to achieve UN’s sustainable development goals Asia

The Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) was recently the host of Kind Malaysia 2018, which aimed to promote responsible business practice. The event ran from 24-25 October, and promoted MITEC’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme, #myWORLD. The programme works towards reducing the company’s environmental impact and driving sustainability. The programme is also a commitment to achieve the United Nations sustainable development goals (SDGs)....

Read More


Event Horizon: Do you understand the younger generation? Expert Opinion

“A region in spacetime beyond which events cannot affect an outside observer.” Event Horizon is a column by new EW recruit Stuart Wood, taking a look at the events industry from a newcomer’s perspective. In this second instalment, he treads the perilous waters of Instagram, millennials and avocado toast to bring back some tips for the event industry’s older generation.   On 26 October, I attended...

Read More


Should tech startups exhibit at trade shows? Expert Opinion

Stanley Tan, digital marketing manager at Selby’s, takes a look at whether or not exhibiting at trade shows is worth the investment for tech startup companies.   Today when you read a blog post related to marketing, it is either about Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or content marketing. Most of the older marketing channels have become obsolete in today’s digital world. If you asked a 10-year...

Read More


Aztec Event Services expands into Barcelona following growth Europe

Aztec Event Services has launched an operational base in Barcelona, following a period of strong growth to their client portfolio throughout the EU. Aztec’s audio-visual, technical and production services are increasingly being demanded for corporate events and exhibitions overseas. Alongside the 700+ corporate events supported annually in the UK, Aztec’s growth in mainland Europe is such that the company has now opened a warehouse and...

Read More


United Nations representatives to promote sustainability at IBTM World World

Representatives from various UN bodies will be attending IBTM World this year, with the intention of learning about the meetings and events industry and promoting sustainability. The initiative comes on the back of IBTM’s ongoing partnership with Positive Impact. Positive Impact recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with certain United Nation bodies to help create a sustainable events industry. It is hoped that events can help...

Read More


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...

Read More


Record attendance as 85th UFI Congress kicks off in St Petersburg AsiaEurope

Over 450 global event professional representing UFI members in more than 54 countries have gathered in St Petersburg, Russia, for the association’s global congress, taking place from 31 October to 3 November. The event kicked off with the 2018 UFI General Assembly, chaired by 2018 president Corrado Peraboni of Fiera Milano. Peraboni commented: ““It has been a busy year serving the growing global community of...

Read More


The potential of India’s exhibitions market Expert Opinion

Nidhi Sharma, executive director of the Indian Exhibition Industry Association (IEIA), outlines her government’s support for exhibitions in India and their importance to the economy.   It is a well-known fact that India is fast outpacing other developing countries in terms of GDP growth rate and the size of its economy. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) counts India as a source of considerable growth for the...

Read More



Page 32 of 594« First...1020...3031323334...405060...Last »
banner