Aug 23, 2011
Reed Exhibitions’ decision to bring its SinoFoldingCarton show to Beijing for the first time this year paid off with an expanded showfloor spanning 20,000 square meters and 300 exhibiting companies, 22 of which were new. The show was held July 6-8 at the China International Exhibition Center and showcased new equipment, materials and manufacturing solutions for the folding carton industry. Well-known local and international companies exhibited at the event, such as Masterwork Machinery, the Shengding Group, Founder Electronics, Meiguang Machinery, Hongjing, Tokyo Wenhong, Esko-… more
Aug 23, 2011
Now, attendees not only will be able to go to events at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre in person, but they also will be able to visit the event online afterward. The virtual event service is offered by the center, and the first event to be made available online after the live event wrapped up was the Australian Business Events Expo, known as ABEE Online. The ABEE Online event will be the first time an Australian venue has coordinated a virtual event, with the centernow planning to include the service as part of its regular offerings to clients, according to SCEC officials… more
Aug 08, 2011
UBM Asia’s Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair drew an 18-percent increase of attendees at its recent June event at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, with a record 22,452 visitors coming from 104 countries and regions, according to company officials. Of the 22,452 visitors, 42 percent were Hong Kong-based visitors, while 58 percent were from overseas, a growth of 30 percent, compared with last year’s June event. The largest group of visitors came from outside Hong Kong came from mainland China, with a total of 5,372, followed by India, Taiwan, the Philippines… more
Aug 08, 2011
New buyers at Global Sources’ Private Sourcing Events more than doubled for the first half of this year, according to company officials. Among new buyers were AEON, E.Leclerc, Forever 21, Fujitsu, J.C. Penney and Lidl. "As product costs increase, we are looking for ways to reduce expenses in other areas. Private Sourcing Events save us time and money by short-listing quality suppliers who meet our strict requirements before any meetings take place,” said Jacqueline Au, buying manager for AEON Hong Kong.   She added, “This has freed our sourcing teams to spend… more
Aug 08, 2011
Companies across the Asia-Pacific region recently made executive management changes, including United Business Media Asia, Messe Duesseldorf, Marina Bay Sands and SKYCITY Entertainment Group: Here are several announcements: United Business Media Asia promoted Mike Tan to the position of senior vice president Aug. 1. Tan began his career in print publishing and joined UBM Asia in 1995 as a magazine publisher. Since then, he has undertaken a wide variety of management tasks, including as general manager for UBM Asia's China business based in Shanghai, general manager for the trade… more
Aug 08, 2011
Reed Exhibitions’ Aluminium China broke all previous attendance records at its recent show, with 11,282 visitors from 83 countries and regions, a 25-percent jump from the 2010 edition. Of the visitors, 1,244 were international – 76 percent more than last year. In addition, 420 exhibitors were on the exhibit floor in July at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. For the first time, Aluminium China, which represents the complete industry supply chain for Aluminium, was collocated with Industrial Materials China, featuring copper, magnesium, green processing methods and… more
Jul 25, 2011
The “Maximise Your Business Opportunity in ASEAN through Thailand’s Champion Trade Shows” business forum recently was organized by the Thailand Convention & Visitors Bureau with the aim to attract Indonesian visitors to five ‘champion’ trade shows being supported by the bureau. At the forum, the two countries came together on agreements in the exhibition industry with the goal to create long-term mutual economic benefits, according to TCEB officials. The event was part of TCEB’s “Better the Best” campaign, which focuses on some of the… more
Jul 25, 2011
Even though it’s still more than a month away, Reed Exhibitions’ CIBTM, The China Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition is on track to be the biggest ever, with more than 300 exhibitors, a 21-percent increase, compared with last year’s event, as well as approximately 300 hosted buyers, a 25-percent increase, compared with 2010. CIBTM, set to take place Aug. 30–Sept. 1 at the China National Convention Centre, also will have 14 domestic tourism boards that will participate as exhibitors this year, including Beijing, Shanghai, Yunnan, Hangzhou, Gansu,… more
Jul 25, 2011
Hong Kong-based AsiaWorld-Expo plans to launch two new environmentally friendly initiatives; a carbon reduction program and ‘Green Menus’ by the venue’s banqueting team. New aspects of the Carbon Reduction Programme include the recycling of other plastic waste, the recycling of food waste and the recycling of wood, as well as the use of induction lighting, which enables energy savings of more than 50 percent, compared with metal halide lighting. Another key aspect of this new program is that AsiaWorld-Expo will also offer its full support to event organizers who want… more
Jul 11, 2011
Reed Exhibitions’ and the China Solid State Lighting Alliance’s China International Exhibition and Forum on Solid State Lighting (China SSL) will relocate Nov. 8-10 to Guangzhou’s Baiyun International Convention. Last year’s show was held at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. “Industry experts believe that the China SSL, by relocating to Guangzhou, will greatly enhance the development of the SSL industry in the Pearl River Delta region, and across all of China,” according to Reed Exhibitions’ officials. The exhibition highlights… more