Prestigious support

E.J. Krause & Associates and Tarsus Group announced that Expo Manufactura (February 3 to 5, 2015), the international exhibition and conference in Mexico for the manufacturing industry, will now have the support of the prestigious Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the global advocate for automating. In conjunction with A3, Expo Manufactura is making an increased effort in 2015 to

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MESSE BASEL HOSTS 21ST OSCE MINISTERIAL COUNCIL

EUROPE - The 21st OSCE Ministerial Council was held at Messe Basel, with delegations from the 57 OSCE member states and a total of some 2000 participants in attendance.

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Gourmet living and good lifestyle

2015 will see the first edition of the consumer event Eat & Lifestyle in Frankfurt taking place concurrently with the international consumer goods fair Tendence. Eat & Lifestyle is organised by Fleet Events of Hamburg. End consumers and interested trade visitors to Tendence are welcome to attend the event that takes place from August 28 to 30, 2015 in Hall 4.1 of  Messe Frankfurt to

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GOTHENBURG OPENS THIRD TOWER

EUROPE - Swedish event professionals have welcomed the opening of what they claim is Europe's largest fully integrated city centre venue in Gothenburg.

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Increasing exhibition space

For its next edition in 2015, the international trade fair Internorga will be increasing its exhibition space to a total of about 100,000 square meters with a new exhibition area for the butcher?s trade in hall H of the CCH ? Congress Center Hamburg. Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH is expecting a total of 1,300 exhibitors, who will be showing their latest product development, trends and

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IAEE ANNOUNCES BOARD CHANGES

WORLD - The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) has elected Megan Tanel, vice-president of exhibitions and events of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) as chair in 2015.

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Nordic trends in focus

The next edition of Formex, the Nordic region?s leading meeting place for new products and trends in interior design organised by Stockholmsmässan, will take place on January 14 to 17, 2015. In a sculptural environment in the entrance hall, the spring trends Nordic Neat, Nordic Essence, Nordic Motion and Nordic Folk will be displayed. Trends will be revealed in an exhibition designed by

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CEIR REPORTS 17TH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF GROWTH

AMERICAS - The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) has reported continued improvement in the performance of the B2B exhibition industry, during the third quarter of 2014.

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MyanmarWater advances to a larger venue

Cashing in on the success of the second edition of MyanmarWater, growth and local industry demand, UBM Asia will move its 2015 edition to a bigger venue at Myanmar Event Park (MEP), Yangon, from September 16 to 18, 2015. This venue can accommodate approximately 5,000 m² to meet the growing participation interest from companies in the segment of wastewater treatment. \"The Myanmar Engineering

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UBM REVEALS RECORD NUMBERS AT CPHI WORLDWIDE

EUROPE - UBM Live has reported record numbers of visitors and exhibitors at this year's flagship CPhI Worldwide event at the Parc des Expositions in Paris.

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Ifema exports its Matelec and Genera brands to Chile

The next edition of Matelec Latin America is going to be held together with Genera Latin America, with energy efficiency as the leitmotiv. They will offer synergies and the backing of two international Ifema brands in a market full of  opportunities for the power and energy sectors. The new investment plans for public infrastructure and the electricity reform recently announced by the Chilean

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IAEE STRENGTHENS EDUCATION OFFERING WITH ASSOCIATION PARTNERSHIPS

AMERICAS - The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) has partnered with a group of international organisations to expand its education and membership offerings worldwide.

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Spintelligent launches training academy

Spintelligent Pty, the Cape Town-based publisher, trade exhibition and conference organiser, has launched the Spintelligent Training Academy to address learning and development needs in the energy, utilities and mining industries on the African continent. Spintelligent managing director David Ashdown says: ?Part of our experience in providing quality content to B2B industry events in the energy

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MESSE FRANKFURT WELCOMES STRONG 2014 RESULTS

WORLD - MesseFrankfurt has reported a new record total of more than €550m (US$684.7m) in sales in 2014, while also generating sustainable positive earnings.

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Building week to strengthen a growing sector

According to industry analysts in Kenya, the residential construction sector is growing rapidly as both the government and private developers try to keep up with the soaring demand for housing occasioned by the rise in population. Extensive opportunities exist in the construction of middle-income and low-income housing (including prefabricated low-cost housing), manufacture and supply of building

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Rimini Fiera launches Flora Trade

The floriculture nursery world can now put two key appointments for the sector?s development in next year?s diary: Flora Trade Workshop, an international workshop to promote the nursery/floriculture sector (February 25 to 27, 2015) and the Flora Trade Show International Exhibition of nursery/floriculture and landscape from September 16 to 18, 2015 at Rimini Fiera. The first is a strictly b2b

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Paul D\'Arcy

The Calabar International Convention Centre (Calabar ICC) in Nigeria has appointed conference industry specialist Paul D?Arcy as its first chief executive officer. The centre, presently in the final stages of construction, will celebrate its official opening in April next year. The centre will however host its first events in March 2015. D?Arcy has recently been the

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Montgomery acquires the W exhibition

Angus Montgomery has announced the acquisition of the W exhibition. The show will be incorporated into the Montgomery portfolio of events from January next year. W is the UK?s leading joinery and furniture manufacturing show. Damion Angus, managing director of Montgomery commented, ?We are very excited about our involvement in this event and really look forward to working with the show

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Soren Poulsen

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has appointed Soren Poulsen as CEO for the Greater China Area (GCA). In this role, Poulsen will be responsible for leading Agility?s Global Integrated Logistics business in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Prior to joining Agility, Poulsen was the managing director of DB Schenker Hong Kong and South China. He was previously the vice

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Sergey Trofimov

President of the Restec Group, has been recognised for his ?contribution to the events industry\" as part of the national Event AWARDS. The ceremony took place on November 1 in St. Petersburg at the professional conference EventPRO. Event AWARDS annually rewards achievements across all segments of the events industry in Russia.

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