Noah Horowitz

Art Basel has announced the appointment of Noah Horowitz  to the new position of director of the Americas for Art Basel, starting in August 2015. Based in the United States, Horowitz will help Art Basel?s Miami Beach show to move forward, further strengthen Art Basel?s relationships with galleries, collectors, artists, museums and institutions from the Americas, and

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Geoff Donaghy

chief executive officer of International Convention Centre Sydney, has been re-elected as the International Association of Convention Centres? (AIPC) president for a second term. The announcement was made at the AIPC annual conference in

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Guido Corbella

In the wake of the great success achieved by last May?s edition of IPACK-IMA and with the transfer of the company?s share package from Centrexpo Spa to Fiera Milano Spa, Guido Corbella?s term as chief executive officer comes to an end. For 40 years, Corbella has been a leading figure in the printing and packaging exhibition industry, first as director of associations

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David Hidalgo Ayala

Reed Travel Exhibitions has confirmed that David Hidalgo Ayala has been appointed as the new show director of ICOMEX and Event Production Forum, part of Reed Exhibitions? Mexico portfolio. Prior to joining Reed Travel Exhibitions, David was general director of the Yucatan Convention and Visitors Bureau. ICOMEX, part of ibtm events, is the tradeshow for incentives, congress

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Challenging conditions

ITE recently published its interim management statement for the period from April 1, 2015 to July 13, 2015, incorporating the Group?s third quarter trading period from April 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015. The Group?s trading for the third quarter of the financial year was in line with management?s expectations. Revenues in the three-month period to 30 June, 2015 were £58 million (2014: £73

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Barcelona to remain Mobile World Capital through 2023

GSMA has announced an agreement to extend its contract with Barcelona City Partners by another five years. This means that Barcelona remains Mobile World Capital until 2023 and host city to the GSMA Mobile World Congress. Barcelona City Partners comprises the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism; the Government of Catalonia; Barcelona local government, the Barcelona tourist board; Fira de

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Urban Expositions launches P3

Filling a marketplace need for a Midwest trade show for pet industry retailers, Urban Expositions, Kennesaw, has launched P3 | Progressive Pet Products.

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Still in the red

In 2014, Deutsche Messe strengthened its core business, capital goods fairs, and continued to make headway in overseas markets; the company has a broader base now with new events providers, ?and our progress in digital business is confirmed,? said the chairman of the management board, Wolfram von Fritsch, on presentation of the accounts on  July 6, 2015 in Hanover. The results of the growth

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Serving a niche

Diversified Communications? UK division is launching Commercial Kitchen, a dedicated catering and commercial kitchen equipment trade show, in Birmingham from June 7 to 8, 2016. Commercial Kitchen is Diversified UK?s latest launch serving a niche within the food and beverage industry. It joins their 2014 launch of Casual Dining and lunch! serving the ?food to go? market. The show is

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New high-level conference

The European Commission is to enhance CeBIT in Hannover: from 2016, commissioner Günther H. Oettinger will initiate a new annual high-level conference on the realisation of a Digital Union. One of the most important and ambitious projects of the Commission is indeed the implementation of the digital internal market strategy. The goal is to bring together the 28 national markets in a uniformly

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Comic Con speaks German

Germany is to have its own Comic Con. The first event of this type began in 1970 in San Diego with just 300 visitors. Meanwhile, many U.S. cities hold Comic Cons drawing in several 100,000 visitors annually. In June 2016, it?s finally the turn of Germany. Stuttgart Messe is hosting the first Comic Con, organised by Comic Con Germany, Augsburg, on June 25 and 26, 2016, occupying a space of

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Easyfairs acquires UK Tech Events Ltd

Easyfairs has acquired UK Tech Events Ltd, organiser of the Advanced Engineering UK portfolio of events. Taking place from November 4 to 5, 2015 at the

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Overall positive results anticipated

Results of UFI?s 15th Global Barometer survey indicate positive turnover expectations for 2015 and the first half of 2016, with an average of six companies out of ten in all regions declaring increases. Compared with 2014, this appears to be a somewhat stable situation for the Americas or Europe but it reflects a slight slowdown in Asia/Pacific or Middle East and Africa, which had higher levels

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Gabriella Marchioni Bocca

was appointed the new President of Assomac, the National Association of Italian Manufacturers of Footwear, Leathergoods, Tannery Machines and Accessories at the Assomac Annual General Meeting held at its Vigevano headquarters. She succeeds Giovanni Bagini. Simac Tanning Tech and key to the new president?s work will be exhibition strategies, such as the exhibition renewal process and the

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