Tina Eggers

AEG Ogden has announced the appointment of two new business development managers for the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney). Tina Eggers has been appointed national business development manager and Michelle Nahas, corporate, government and events business development manager.

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PARIS PLAYS HOST TO INAUGURAL WORLD NUCLEAR EXHIBITION

EUROPE - More than 7,200 visitors from 71 countries converged on Paris for Reed Expositions France's inaugural World Nuclear Exhibition (WNE).

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Jackie Taranto

Managing director and founder of Hannover Fairs Australia, is leaving the company on December 6, 2014, after 15 years of service to seek new career challenges. She founded the company in order to position Cebit Australia on the market. Several special events, such as Gov 2.0 und Spatial Data, also arose during Taranto?s tenure. Deutsche Messe Hannover will soon announce who is to succeed her.

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MARINA BAY SANDS SUPPORTS CARBON NEUTRAL EVENT FOR ITB ASIA 2014

ASIA - The Singaporean arm of Messe Berlin delivered ITB Asia's first ever carbon neutral event with support from Marina Bay Sands on 29-31 October.

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Good results for IMEX America

IMEX America has published its final figures following the successful conclusion of the fourth edition at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. The statistics illustrate that 2,909 hosted buyers attended IMEX America, travelling to Las Vegas from 52 countries in addition to the US and Canada. This represents an 8 percent increase on 2013. Of all hosted buyers, 70 percent came from the US, 6 percent from

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MESSE FRANKFURT TO LAUNCH FORMNEXT IN 2015

EUROPE - Messe Frankfurt has expanded its event offering with the launch of its own trade fair for tool-making, mould-making, design, product development and additive manufacturing technology.

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New show for interior design in Qatar

IQ Exhibition, a new B2B event for the interiors, hospitality solutions and fit-out markets will take place in Doha, Qatar, from February 2 to 4, 2015 at Qatar National Convention Centre. Organised by dmg events Dubai, the new exhibition will be the flagship event in Qatar for residential and commercial interior design, hospitality interiors and solutions, as well as public sector interior and

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BUSIEST MICE MONTH FOR DWTC

MIDDLE EAST - The Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) hosted 17 mega shows in November, making it the busiest month in its MICE calendar this year.

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Reed Exhibitions Japan launches two new shows

Reed Exhibitions Japan has announced the launch of two new exhibitions: 1st Content Marketing Expo and 1st Advanced Content Technology Expo. Both exhibitions will be opening at the next edition of Content Tokyo. Asia?s leading comprehensive B2B trade show for content industry professionals will be held at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan from July 1 to 3, 2015. Content Tokyo was launched three years ago

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IBTM AMERICA LAUNCHES NEW MEETING PODS FORMAT FOR 2015 EVENT

AMERICAS - Ibtm america has revealed the design of its new exhibitor 'meeting pods' as the event takes on a new format from next year.

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Prowine to be held in Singapore

With ProWine Asia, Messe Düsseldorf is to continue its successful cooperation begun in Shanghai with the International Allworld Group. In future, ProWine Asia will be held in Singapore in parallel with Food&HotelAsia (FHA) every two years. The partners involved are Messe Düsseldorf Asia (a 100% subsidiary of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH) and Singapore Exhibition Services Pte Ltd, a member of the

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MONTREAL SECURES TWO TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY CONVENTIONS FOR 2017

AMERICAS - The Palais des Congrès de Montréal is set to host two major transportation industry conventions in 2017.

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Lars Jaeger

has been appointed the new managing director of European Green Exhibitions (E.G.E). In future, he will be responsible for further development of E.G.E. events together with his colleague Hans-Dieter Lucas of Deutscher Bauernverlag. Jaeger is also the project manager of the International Green Week Berlin. Karel Hejis, his predecessor as E.G.E. managing director, will take over

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NEC SALE SCHEDULE SLIPS WITH COMPLETION PUT BACK TO NEW YEAR

EUROPE - The NEC Group, put up for sale by Birmingham City Council, could be slipping behind schedule for announcing a new owner, with fears that the deal is taking longer to complete than anticipated.

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Nina Freysen-Pretorius

The 53rd Congress of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has elected South Africa\'s Nina Freysen-Pretorius as its new president. Freysen-Pretorius has been second vice-president of ICCA since 2010 and will be the first ICCA president from Africa.

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Lindy Wee

Singapore Exhibition Services (SES) announced this week that Lindy Wee, deputy chief executive, will succeed Stephen Tan as chief executive effective January 1, 2015. Tan, who joined the company as joint deputy CEO in 1984 and has been chief executive since 1989, will assume the role of Chairman.

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Dianne Young

CEO of entertainment and event venue Exhibition Place in Canada, has joined the UFI board of directors. Her term will run for three years. Young has been an active member of UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, and

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Denmark?s largest

Bella Center has partnered with Comwell to open Comwell Conference Center Copenhagen. The new Comwell Conference Center will be Denmark?s largest conference centre, with the market?s greatest flexibility and capacity. Following a DKK 22m expansion, upgrade and renovation of the conference and congress facilities in the former ?Copenhagen Congress Center? ? which is also merging with the

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From Leipzig to Frankfurt

The International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) is moving from Leipzig to Frankfurt for its 30th anniversary. From July 12 to 16, 2015, the worldwide HPC Community will meet on the site of Messe Frankfurt. The reasons for the move cited by the organiser are the participants? desire for a more central event location and the constant growth of the fair-cum-conference, which covers

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Praise and prizes

The Monaco Convention Bureau and Wonderful Copenhagen CVB are outstanding. At least that is the opinion of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). The Monegasques received the Best Marketing Award, presented since

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