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In pictures: EMEC 2019 in The Hague EuropeGalleryWorld

EW was at the World Forum in The Hague this week to attend the European Meetings & Events Conference (EMEC), which took place from 8-12 February. The event featured keynotes from Dutch artist and environmentalist Daan Roosegarde, MCI Experience managing director Kim Myhre, and Irfan Van Erwijk, of Mysteryland founders ID&T. It gathered together over 400 eventprofs from across the industry for five days of...

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Calling Early Birds for Birmingham! World

UFI brings its European Conference to Birmingham, UK, 15-17 May 2019 and Early Bird registration is open until 15 March. http://www.ufievent.org/birmingham2019/registration Under the theme, The Organisers’ Future: Challenging Business Models,  the global exhibition industry’s largest annual European event will focus on what’s in store for organisers in Europe and beyond. The first international conference for the industry in post-Brexit Britain will look at ways and...

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Shortlist announced for UK’s EN Awards 2019 World

EW‘s sister publication, Exhibition News, has released the shortlist for its prestigious EN Awards, which are taking place 22 March at Battersea Evolution in London. “This year has seen a fantastic depth and breadth of entries, from those new to the awards as well as some familiar faces,” commented EN editor Nicola Macdonald. “We can’t wait to welcome the industry back to Battersea for another great...

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AEG to merge with SMG to create new global venue behemoth World

AEG has announced a merger of its venue management subsidiary AEG Facilities with SMG. The move creates a new standalone global facility management company – ASM Global. SMG is an Onex portfolio company and Onex and AEG’s subsidiary will each own 50% of the new entity, following the completion of the transaction. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The new diversified portfolio includes arenas, stadiums,...

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New UFI Barometer reports turnover increase across the global industry World

Between mid-2018 and the end of 2019, a majority of exhibition companies from all four global regions indicated Gross Turnover increases, according to the latest edition of UFI’s Global Exhibition Industry Barometer. UFI is the Global Association for the Exhibition Industry, and its research takes a regular pulse of the industry. The new data indicates the positive outlook is especially strong in both the Asia/Pacific and Middle East/Africa...

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Informa sells UBM Life Sciences Media brands Portfolio to MJH Associates World

Informa has announced the divestiture of the Life Sciences Media Brands Portfolio, previously part of UBM, to MJH Associates, a leading US-based, independent full-service healthcare education, market research and multi-channel medical communications company, for a consideration of just over $100m. The divestiture forms part of Informa’s Progressive Portfolio Management (PPM) programme launched post the combination with UBM. This programme will increase the focus on businesses...

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ITE Group releases first quarter trading update World

Performance was in line with management expectations for ITE Group in its Q1 trading update as the Ascential Events integration and acquisition of Mining Indaba both near completion. Revenues for the quarter – 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018 – were approximately £31.5m (down from £40.7m in 2017) The organiser attributed to the drop largely to a smaller biennial quarter and the absence of...

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UFI expands its Paris HQ team World

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, is expanding its team at its Paris headquarters with two new staff appointments. Malgorzata Kozlowska (pictured) joins the association as Event and Project Coordinator, while Frankie Edwards takes on the role of Marketing and Communications Coordinator. Kozlowska will focus on supporting and managing UFI’s roster of events around the world. She holds a degree in tourism and has experience...

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ITE Group Bett on new leadership and launch of Global Education Council World

ITE Group’s edTech event Bett has announced two further management changes and the launch of a new Global Education Council. The Bett Global Education Council aims to bring together key leaders and stakeholders in education across the globe, to ensure a united voice in the development of the global education agenda. Leading this initiative will be José Papa, a leader within the TMT sector, who...

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INVNT launches collaborative agency HEVĒ World

Brand communications agency INVNT is launching a new collaboration agency named HEVĒ, dedicated to crafting ‘performance content’. INVNT says this content will be narrative-led, data-fueled and designed to deliver higher levels of engagement and value for its partners. Two-time Emmy and three-time Webby award winner, Chris Hercik, will lead HEVĒ as CEO. Hercik was the former Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of Meredith- owned branded...

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