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New plans for IFEMA Municipal Palace in Madrid Expert Opinion

Madrid tradefair institution IFEMA has taken on the management of the IFEMA Municipal Palace, a key convention venue for 25 years. Belén Mann, IFEMA’s Conventions Department Director, describes the challenges and future plans. Feria de Madrid’s expansion with IFEMA Municipal Palace means it is possible to host events that for lack of availability we could not previously confirm. This is a space that offers a larger...

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International Convention Centre of Barcelona increases turnover by 11.5% Europe

The International Convention Centre of Barcelona (CCIB), managed by GL Events, has broken its previous turnover record, with €37.2m in 2018. The figure represents an increase of 11.5% over 2017, and a 3.1% increase compared to the 2007 record, improving on pre-crisis levels. The CCIB claims loyalty and internationalisation are the reason for the exceptional results. More than 50% of clients returned to the CCIB...

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Trade fair Organic Food Iberia receives support from region of Andalucia Europe

Trade fair Organic Food Iberia has announced that Andalucia, Spain’s biggest organic producing region, will host a 100-producer strong pavilion at the 2019 event. Organic Food Iberia will be taking place in the IFEMA exhibition centre in Madrid, from 6-7 June 2019. Key Spanish brands including Productos DulceSol and AxarFruit will be present. The 800sqm pavilion, hosted with support from organic association Ecovalia, will showcase...

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Organisers claim rise in first-stage appointments for IBTM World  World

Organisers of IBTM World, Reed Travel Exhibitions, have announced that first-stage appointments for exhibitors are up 7% against last year, with over 3,500 more business meetings booked than at the equivalent stage in 2017. The meetings have been facilitated using an appointment system which pairs exhibitor and buyer preferences to ensure that meetings are arranged between people with whom there is a very good chance...

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This Spanish tourism fair is expanding into the MICE sector Europe

Tourism fair FITUR 2019, taking place in Madrid from 23-27 January, has announced a new B2B area focusing on MICE tourism. FITUR MITM – MICE & Business will contain a schedule of up to 30 pre-established appointments between exhibitor companies. It will provide a networking tool focused on incentives, meetings and business travel tourism. FITUR hopes the new area will connect exhibitors to 100 highly-qualified...

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Salón Look 2018 received nearly 60,000 visitors in Madrid Europe

The Salón Look beauty show in IFEMA-Feria de Madrid Exhibition Centre had a turnout of 58,896 attendees, including visitors and professionals of the industry. The show was packed with information about aesthetics, hairdressing, cosmetics makeup and nails, including the latest launches and news from the participating brands. In addition, the event included the involvement of some of the top Spanish companies in the cosmetics industry,...

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This trade show is offering the best Wi-Fi in Spain Europe

Spanish trade fair organiser IFEMA claims its new Wi-Fi system in Feria de Madrid will offer attendees at its SIMO EDUCATION exhibition what it claims is the best Wi-Fi in Spain, with up to 64,000 simultaneous connections, and up to 100,000 in the future. SIMO EDUCATION runs 13-15 November in hall 14.1 of the Feria de Madrid and is a major technological event for teaching...

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Over 15,000 visitors to Spain’s MOMAD fashion exhibition Europe

Spanish fashion exhibitions MOMAD Metropolis and MOMAD Shoes recently concluded in Madrid from 7-9 September, with a combined 15,120 visitors between them. MOMAD Metropolis is an international fashion show, while MOMAD Shoes is an international footwear and accessories show. Both were held at IFEMA-Feria de Madrid across 15,000sqm of exhibition space. MOMAD Metropolis saw 965 brands and 480 direct exhibitors attending, presenting their collections for...

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Biofruit Congress in Madrid is expecting 70,000 attendees Europe

Biofruit Congress is an upcoming event in Madrid, which will be held on 24 October in the Fruit Forum of Feria de Madrid. It will focus on the fresh organic produce markets, examining the new challenges and opportunities that have arisen in the wake of new European regulations. During the work day topics that will be approached include: world trends and impacts of the new...

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