Dates were shifted

The organisers of Water Expo China are moving their 2014 fair to December 1 to 3 of this year. The event in the China National Convention Center, Beijing, which was originally planned to take place in November, will be harmonised with the schedule of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). This will allow the fair to benefit from the APEC Economic Leaders\' Meeting (AELM), which takes

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Virtual visitor

For the first time in its history, Amsterdam RAI offered people the option of attending a RAI exhibition online. In addition to being open to the public, Intertraffic Amsterdam, which was held from March 25 to 28 2014, could be attended on March 27 and 28 online. Intertraffic Amsterdam is the world?s largest exhibition for infrastructure, ITS, traffic management, traffic safety and parking.

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New East Coast show

PMMI, owner and organiser of Pack Expo fairs in the USA is moving its new event Pack Expo East in Philadelphia from February 2 to 4, 2015, to February 16 to 18, 2015. The reason: Due to a big run on exhibition space, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies has decided to postpone the inaugural event to better accommodate the overwhelming demand. The fair will be staged in the

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Royal opening

The official opening of Nor-Fishing in Trondheim on August 19, 2014, will be an historic event, as H.M. Queen Sonja will represent the royal family alone on this occasion. Nor-Fishing 2014 will thus be heavily dominated by women. In addition to Her Majesty, the Minister of Fisheries Elisabeth Aspaker will attend, together with the Mayor of Trondheim, Rita Ottervik, and the Director of

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Freshness unwanted

Cancellations, surface-area reductions and, above all, reticence by major industry players, have made it necessary for Messe Düsseldorf to remove the freshness trio comprising Intermopro, Intercool and Intermeat, planned for September 21 to 23, from its 2014 schedule. Hans Werner Reinhard, deputy CEO of Messe Düsseldorf: \"Over the last few years, Messe Düsseldorf has worked intensely and

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Two new fairs

Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Guangdong Toy Association (GDTA) have signed a letter of intent to join forces in organising the Guangzhou International Toy and Hobby Fair and the Guangzhou International Stroller and Baby Product Fair starting from 2015. Commenting on the partnership opportunity, Stephan Buurma, managing director of Messe Frankfurt Asia Holding Ltd said: \"Messe Frankfurt is

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Highlight in Lausanne

The Swiss Tech Convention Center is about to open its doors as one of the most modern and best equipped conference centres in the world. By offering an innovative infrastructure, which allows the most demanding conferences to be hosted, its owner, the EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), is strengthening its position at the centre of European science. The building, financed by

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Amsterdam RAI wins venue award

Amsterdam RAI won the Best International Venue award at the eighth annual Exhibition News Awards on April 3, 2014, in London, for the second time since 2012. The Exhibition News Awards are conferred annually on businesses that make outstanding contributions to the exhibition industry and are acknowledged as the key event on the exhibition industry. Amsterdam RAI was shortlisted in the \'Best

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European fashion hub

Momad Metropolis, the International Fashion Trade Show organised by IFEMA, will stage its third event from September 12-14, 2014, at Feria de Madrid, within the framework of the largest showcase for fashion and trends in Southern Europe. This unique and exclusive forum aimed at members of the trade is the result of the collocation of five different events, all leaders within their respective

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New features

More than 6,700 exhibitors from around the world are expected to take part in four international trade fairs in Hong Kong later this month. The HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and the HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles & Furnishings Fair open from April 20 to 23, 2014, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The HKTDC Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair at the

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Richard M. Goldsbury

president Bobcat/Doosan North America & Australia/Oceania for Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment, West Fargo, North Dakota, is new chair for the upcoming Conexpo-Con/AGG 2017. He will lead the triennial show?s management committee, a group of volunteer manufacturers and other industry stakeholders who oversee show planning to ensure the event meets industry needs.

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Change of date

The organisers of Water Expo China have announced a change of date for their 2014 show which will now be held from December 1 to 3, 2014, at the China National Convention Center, Beijing China. The original date in November has been changed to accommodate the high-level government APEC Economic Leaders\' Meeting (AELM) which will take place in Beijing during that time. Water Expo China is

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Awards are shown in Russia

For the second time, Rooms Moscow/MIFS(May 20 to 24, 2014) in collaboration with imm cologne2014 will be exclusively showcasing selected,

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