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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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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Growing demand for new event

PMMI, the owner and producer of the Pack Expo trade shows, announced that the brand new regional event Pack Expo East in Philadelphia has been shifted from February 2 to 4, 2015, to February 16 to 18, 2015. Reason: Exhibit space has sold so briskly that PPMI has decided to change the show dates. This change will allow for a larger exhibit space, better accommodate exhibitor demand and deliver

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Economic situation too bad

Transport en Logistiek Vlaanderen(TLV), organiser of

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CEIR reports overall growth

The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has released the 2013 CEIR Index. It analyses the 2013 exhibition industry in the USA and provides a future outlook for the next three years. For 2013, the industry showed overall growth of 1.09 % and was in line with its economists\' forecast for the year. The outlook for growth in 2014 is projected to accelerate and continue through 2016. Each

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Growing demand for organic wine

Veronafiere  in partnership with FederBio presentsVinitalybio, a new show specialising exclusively in certified organic wines. A debut will be held in grand style at the 48th Vinitaly (April 6 to 9, 2014) at a time when this production niche is growing exponentially in Italy. It now represents about 7% of vineyard area in Italy, thereby ranking Italy second worldwide in terms of area. Companies

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TCEB propels the country?s exhibition industry

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) unveiled its 2014 exhibition industry strategy, which will showcase the strength of Thailand as a leader of the international exhibition industry in ASEAN. TCEB highlighted three key success factors: bringing new shows to Thailand, successful joint ventures between Thailand?s MICE entrepreneurs and renowned international exhibition

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And the winner is ....

UFI is delighted to honour ?The Milton Graduates Trainee Programme? (MGTP) as the winner of the 2014 UFI Education Award. By selecting the MGTP programme, UFI recognises that operational efficiency and creativity can indeed go

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New footprint in Canada

Marketplace Events, Cleveland, North America\'s largest home show producer, announced it has purchased the Renovation Show in Edmonton, Canada, from Young Marketing Services Inc. The show is held annually in January at the Edmonton Expo Centre at Northlands. This will be the company\'s second annual show operating in the Edmonton market. They also operate the Edmonton Home Garden Show, which

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Stefan Kresse

On March 10, Stefan Kresse assumed his new position as CEO of IFWexpo Heidelberg. He follows in the shoes of long-standing CEO Rita Höpfner who will continue to serve the company as a consultant. For more than 15 years, IFWexpo Heidelberg has been chosen as official organiser of the foreign exhibition programme of the Federal Republic of Germany. The

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