The Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC), Bangkok, and Coex Convention & Exhibition Center (Coex) from the Republic of Korea (South Korea), have jointly signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
“The 2023 edition clearly reflected an industry pride and renewed confidence among exhibitors and, of course, a strong desire to do business with thousands of buyers,” said IMEX chairman, Ray Bloom at the IMEX Frankfurt closing press conference at Messe Frankfurt yesterday.
From tomorrow, 25th May, Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), will open the food&beverage and equipment shows in Singapore with IEG ASIA while the jewelry world awaits its turn in July.
The EMECA Members met at the premises of MCH in Basel for its spring General Assembly. “We see a very positive trend with a strong performance of nearly all EMECA members in 2022 and 2023”, explains Roland Bleinroth, EMECA president.
IMEX Frankfurt, taking place from 23 to 25 May, is set to welcome almost 3,000 exhibiting companies representing over 100 countries and more than 3,500 global buyers.
While the business model of exhibitions was challenged during the lockdowns, it has proven both its resilience and value proposition. Against this backdrop, the 2023 Global Exhibitions Day (GED) will take place one month from now.
International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), managed by ASM Global, hosted its annual Careers Insights event on Thursday 20 April
Exhibition World Bahrain’s first quarter of 2023 saw an eventful calendar during February and March. The venue successfully hosted a total of 8 events: 5 international and 3 local, during the months of February and March 2023, attracting more than 70,000 visitors.
Malaysia Convention & Exhibition (MyCEB) today announced that the non-profit organisation’s chief executive officer, Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani Daud, is retiring as government officer effective 21 April 2023.
UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has recently appointed Anna Lawrence as the association’s new programme manager, overseeing UFI’s Educational programmes and working groups.
TCEB unveils three key strategies on the utilisation of innovation and technology in its five-year action plan to enhance Thai MICE industry’s competitiveness in the global market.
The Global Sources flagship trade shows will take place from 11-14 and 18-21 April 2023 at AasiaWord-Expo. It is scaled to meet the rebound in demand from sourcing professionals worldwide,
Participants from Taiwan’s food & beverage company, Wow Prime Corporation are making Malaysia its preferred destination with support from Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB).
UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has appointed two new members to its marketing & communications team, Noor Shalghen and Molly Thornberg. Both are working for the association’s headquarters office in Paris.
The starting signal has sounded: The Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC) is the first event at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) to use the systems and services of Aditus Event Tech Middle East LLC.
Women in Exhibitions (WIE) founder, Oana Cipca, today announced that the first ever WIE World Summit will take place in Maastricht on the 13 – 14 June 2023 at the MECC.
Attendees and exhibitors at IMEX Frankfurt this May will have access to a brand-new online platform designed to add further value to their participation at IMEX shows.
Approximately 220 delegates from more than 20 countries and regions attended the UFI Asia-Pacific Conference in Malaysia.
The Belgium based developer and producer of the premium quality Exhibit & Event modular system inspired with a spectacular range of 16 innovative and circular designs.
The 39th Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and the 9th Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), have open today.
The Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) industry in Singapore is expected to recover strongly, following the city’s reopening to fully-vaccinated visitors with no quarantine and testing requirements.
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is riding on that momentum by launching an enhanced incentive programme for international MICE groups, and with a strong pipeline of events in 2022 and beyond, a full recovery for the MICE industry is expected in two to three years.
There are indications that industry recovery is picking up pace. Singapore hosted over 200 events attended by an estimated 49,000 delegates in 2021. In the first three months of this year (Jan – Mar 2022) alone, Singapore hosted more than 150 events attended by over 37,000 delegates. This number is set to increase, with at least 66 international events secured for the rest of 2022.
Please refer to Annex A for a list of upcoming events in 2022. The list is not exhaustive and is subject to revision.
“The business community is eager for opportunities to meet and network in-person again. This desire, as well as the recent easing of our border restrictions, puts the MICE industry in good stead to recover strongly,” said Yap Chin Siang, deputy chief executive, STB. “We look forward to welcoming more business travellers and delegates back to our shores over the next few years, and we hope that the curated experiences under Inspire Global 2.0 will encourage visitors to enjoy all that Singapore has to offer.”
Under the “In Singapore Incentives & Rewards (Inspire Global 2.0)” programme by STB, qualified MICE groups can look forward to new experiences from dining and attractions to thematic tours and team building. They can choose from a selection of close to 80 complementary experiences that delegates can enjoy in Singapore – an increase from 54 experiences that were introduced under Inspire Global 1.0.
New Inspire Global 2.0 partners include Sentosa’s latest perfumery attraction, Scentopia; 1- Group, a lifestyle group offering a range of dining experiences; and Urban Yogis, a yoga wellness centre providing wellness team building experiences. A new retail category has also been added to cater to shopping fans, particularly groups from Greater China, Oceania, South Asia and South-east Asia. Such experiences include exclusive shopping sprees at Design Orchard, as well as back-of-house shopping tours with meet-and-greet sessions with designers.
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