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.
Forty-three MICE entrepreneurs from 15 markets, who visited Thailand as part of Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)’s first familiarisation trip after a two-year pause, expressed their confidence in Thailand and the seven-day trip produced 57 leads with a business value estimated at 1,900 million baht.
Mr. Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya, president of TCEB, said the 2022 Thailand MICE familiarisation trip was a clear reflection of Thailand’s readiness to host face-to-face international business events again following the success in pandemic control and the increased normalisation of international travel. The trip participants were MICE agents, event planners, meeting planners, corporate buyers and professional conference organisers (PCOs) from 15 markets – Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, the UK, and the USA.
“We are expecting a strong rebound in Thailand’s
meeting and incentive sectors in the short term, followed by a broader-based
recovery in the medium term. This is mainly because of our preparedness and readiness
developed during the pandemic. Our MICE community has moved forward to
providing better products and services and, of course, hygiene standard. We
believe visitors to Thailand this year will find the experience extraordinarily
This familiarisation trip also demonstrated how Thailand can now help organisers meet their sustainability requirements. All activities during the trip were conducted with sustainable event management in mind. The total reduction of CO2 emissions for the trip amounted to 6,603.19 kgCO2e, which is equivalent to planting 400 trees. Selected materials from the farewell party such as fabric for stage performance and backdrop decoration have also been retained for reuse.
Throughout the trip, TCEB was able to schedule
meetings between participants and Thai suppliers. The meetings with
international convention centres and hotels generated six leads, which are
worth an estimated 919 million baht of revenue and comprise 14,600 travellers.
The meeting and incentive segment generated 51 leads, with an estimated 15,580
travellers and 981 million of revenue. The sum total of potential revenue is
1,900 million baht.
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