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Event organiser UBM Live, a subsidiary of UBM, unveiled the new CPhI South East Asia to take place in Jakarta next year. The debut exhibition is the latest geo-clone of UBM’s pharmaceutical exhibitions CPhI, which also includes CPhI India, Japan, China, South America and Worldwide… more

UBM Asia (Thailand) has announced the launch of the inaugural Food processing and Packaging Asia 2011 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center to take place alongside the 7th edition of Food ingredients Asia (Fi Asia). Both events will run Sept. 21-23. Fi Asia will be co-organised with the Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand, National Food Institute, the Federation of Thai Industries and Thai Food Processors’… more

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council opened its fourth Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair earlier this month at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. According to the HKTDC, a record 934 exhibitors from 37 different countries and regions attended the show to make it Asia’s biggest wine show by number of exhibitors. The HKTDC reported exhibitor numbers up 37… more

Earlier this week, Nasdaq-listed Global Sources hosted 3,700 booths at its China Sourcing Fair’s fall electronics show at Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE). The show was held from 11th to 14th October including three electronics-focused events: Electronics & Components,… more

The September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair (September Fair), organised by UBM Asia, held its 33rd edition this week. The trade fair runs from 16th to 20th September and is held at two venues. At AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE), it will be held from 18th to 22nd September. The finished jewellery section will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and… more

The 11th edition of the Shanghai International Children-Baby-Maternity Industry Expo (CBME), organised by UBM China (Hangzhou), closed with record results at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The three-day exhibition covered some 80,500 square meters of exhibition space according to its organiser, while a record-breaking trade visitor crowd of 88,062 from 78 countries and regions were… more

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s (HKTDC) Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer and the concurrent Summer Sourcing Show for Gifts, Houseware & Toys reported a total attendance of 1,700 exhibitors at the opening of the four-day trade shows. The show was held at the… more

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Kathleen Thomas, who has worked for several high-profile investment banking firms in the business-to-business exhibitions and conferences space, was named managing director at New York City-based JEGI, effective immediately.

Thomas will further expand JEGI’s global leadership across the global media, information, marketing, software and tech‐enabled services sectors, according to company officials.

“We are delighted to welcome Kathleen on board,” said Wilma Jordan, founder and CEO of JEGI.

Jordan added, “She and Richard Mead, our long‐tenured managing director and B2B… more

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