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Interbuild Africa 2014 and its co-located shows - Glass Expo Africa, Plumbdrain Africa, EcoAfribuild, Hardex Africa and Woodpro Africa - returns to the Johannesburg Expo Centre this year, for the leading building materials and services and construction exhibition in Africa. The event, organised by Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery takes place from August 20 to 23, 2014 at the MTN Expo Centre

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CZECH REPUBLIC CONCLUDES US MICE AND LEISURE ROADSHOW

AMERICAS - CzechTourism and the Prague Convention Bureau concluded their first joint MICE and Leisure Roadshow in Western USA with four networking culinary events and workshops.

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SIGN grows every year

After already filling two of the newest and largest halls of Tuyap, SIGN Istanbul 2014 is set to book more venue space to meet record demand from exhibitors. Growing every year since it was first organised, the show has outgrown its regular halls and has now been relocated to the venue?s newer and larger halls. Organised by IFO Fuarcilik, SIGN Istanbul 2014 will be the 16th edition of this

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REED EXHIBITIONS IN TRIUNE EXHIBITORS LINK UP

ASIA - The Indian arm of Reed Exhibitions has entered into a joint venture agreement with Triune Exhibitors to form Reed Triune Exhibitions Private Limited based at Bangalore, India.

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Thousands of exhibitors expected

UBM Canon\'s long-running Design and manufacturing Midwest will take place October 15 to 16, 2014, at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, IL. With four co-located trade shows, the event will bring thousands of exhibitors and attendees to the area. A slate of technology conferences will run in conjunction with the events which include: ATX Midwest (formerly known as Assembly &

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NEC APPOINTS IAN TAYLOR AS NEW VENUE SALES DIRECTOR

EUROPE - The UK's NEC has appointed Ian Taylor as the successor to Stephen Richards as the venue's sales director.

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EAPIC in Nairobi

The annual East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) will once again gather the region?s leading power utilities, investors and technology and service providers as the event returns to Nairobi from September 3 to 4, 2014, for its 16th edition. Kenyan utilities KENGEN, Kenya Power, KETRACO and the Ministry of Energy are key partners again, in what is the longest running power conference

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WOC TO RETURN TO SOUTH AFRICA FOR 'ORCHID OLYMPICS'

AFRICA - Johannesburg's Sandton Convention Centre is gearing up for the arrival of the 'Orchid Olympics' to the city during Tourism Month on 10-14 September.

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Ski industry meets in Davos

Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the International Ski Travel Market (ISTM), the ski industry?s premier travel and tourism showcase, has named the InterContinental Davos, Switzerland, as the host hotel for its March 2015 event. The two-day forum is scheduled to take place on March 23 and 24, 2015, with representatives expected from 100 European resort tourist boards and inbound ski

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MESSE NUREMBERG CELEBRATES 40 YEARS WITH TOP FIGURES

EUROPE - Messe Nuremberg has reported revenues of €193m (US$261m) in 2013, the highest figure for an odd calendar year in the history of the company.

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Bologna buys Pharmintech

BolognaFiere and Ipack-Ima Spa have reached an agreement to transfer the shares of Pharmintech srl (organiser of Pharmintech) to BolognaFiere Spa. Pharmintech, the exhibition of technology for the pharmaceutical, para-pharmaceutical, and nutrition industries, debuted in 2004 and has always been held in the Bologna Exhibition Center. Scheduled every three years, its most recent edition (April

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IMEX AND ICCA DISCUSS $100BN BRICS BANK

WORLD - ICCA and IMEX have discussed the MICE implications of an unprecedented $100bn bank for BRICS countries with EW.

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AFWE on the rise

Several leading agricultural organisations and suppliers have added their weight to this year?s African Farmers Workshop and Expo(AFWE) which takes place from August 12 to 14, 2014, at the

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TCEB REVEALS MAJOR EVENT WINS FOR THAILAND

ASIA - The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has secured a host of major international MICE events and exhibitions to be held in the next 18 months.

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Biggest Nano Korea ever

Nano Korea 2014 will be staged from July 2 to 4, 2014 in COEX in Seoul. This year, the event promises to be bigger than ever

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Shorter TUR

The TUR travel & tourism fairconcept will be refined next year. The fair, organised by Svenska

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Health giant Down-Under

After more than two years of intensive planning and preparation, Melbourne will welcome

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Intermodal co-located

Home to Europe?s largest container port, Rotterdam will host one of the most important events in the container shipping calendar, Intermodal Europe2014, which will take place from November 11 to 13, 2014, at the Rotterdam

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Grafitalia cancelled

Grafitalia, the event for graphic arts, has cancelled its next edition, which was initially planned for 2015, due to difficulties in the printing market. Originally the edition should have been postponed to 2017 with the brand giving its name to a programme of

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Success for CIMGlobal

CIMGlobal has won the HAEMATOCON 2015 conference due to take place in Bangalore/India. The 56th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Haematology & Blood Transfusion is being hosted by the Karnataka Chapter ? Indian Society of Haematology & Blood Transfusion. The event will bring together about 1,000 to 1,500 delegates from all over India and surrounding countries. sos

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