With just two weeks until IMEX in Frankfurt, over 2,800 buyers from across the world – spanning agencies, corporates, independents and associations – are busy building their show schedules and making appointments to meet and do business with an international roster of suppliers for the first time in three years.
The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has chosen Bangkok as the host city of its annual general meeting next year. The 62nd ICCA Congress will be held from November 12-15, 2023.
The 2022 UFI European Conference took place over the course of three days, putting the spotlight on important industry topics and challenges faced by exhibition and event industry professionals.
The UFI board of directors has today elected Geoff Dickinson as UFI president for the 2023-24 period.
Christian Mutschlechner, the former CEO of the Vienna Convention Bureau and ICCA President, has joined the board of jwc in Germany as of March 1st, 2022.
UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has named the winners of this year’s UFI Next Generation Leadership Grant (NGL), following expert deliberation by a jury of exhibitions industry leaders.
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.
Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has announced that 40% of construction work for the biggest exhibition hall in the Middle East and North Africa has been completed.
A temporary emergency shelter for war refugees from Ukraine is being set up at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center.
Organised by the German trade show company fairtrade, the 7th edition takes place from 22 to 24 March 2022 at the Landmark Centre in Lagos.
Thailand is chosen to host the International Horticultural Expo 2026 in Udon Thani, a northeastern province. It will be the first landmark global event in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has released the latest edition of its flagship Global Barometer research, which takes the pulse of the industry.
Numbers released by the IMEX Group reflect the strong demand for the global community to get back to business, with a truly international spread of participants confirmed for IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place 31 May – 2 June.
UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has today announced an adapted format for its Asia-Pacific Conference 2022.
The revamped Queen Sirikit National Convention Center includes a new retail mall “BALM” developed under the concept of ‘Bangkok’s Active Lifestyle Mall’ to attract and serve health and fitness enthusiasts, urban workers and families with a variety of over 100 leading retail brands, restaurants and amenities.
UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has today announced the location of its next European Conference, which will take place, in-person, in Poznan, Poland, from 4-6 May.
The trade show pairing has been rescheduled in close consultation with exhibitors.
Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) is gratified to assist the Malaysian Society of Colorectal Surgeons (MSCRS) in winning the bid to host the 20th Congress of Asia Pacific Federation of Coloproctology & 14th Asian Society of Stoma Rehabilitation Congress in March 2025.
The change allows the team to stage the 20th anniversary of its trade show from Tuesday 31 May – Thursday 02 June, giving the global meetings, incentive travel and events industry an additional five weeks to prepare.
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Venue4you is a new investor backed digital venue booking platform especially designed to match the demands of the global exhibition and congress industry.
With inspiration from
well-known hotel and apartment booking services like Expedia, Booking.com and
Airbnb, Venue4you has been developed to give organizers the opportunity to
quickly and effectively find the right venue at the right destination, at the
right time and at the right price. A much needed and sought-after service.
"Venue search and booking of large international events must be a much easier process than it is today", says Björn Delin, CEO of Nice Events Scandinavia and founder of Venue4 International, the company behind Venue4you. "Finding the right venue for your event today is both difficult and time consuming. We believe that there is a big demand for this type of platform."
With the free-of-charge service of Venue4you, organizers of exhibitions and congresses are able to quickly and easily compare prices and offers of venues across the world using the specially designed search engine.
"Today we have Teams and Zoom meetings, we book travel, hotel rooms and even buy cars and have doctor appointments online, Björn Delin continues. "I am convinced that our industry will be much more digital in the coming years and that digital venue booking will be the most common method used in the future."
Venue4you also gives exhibition and congress centers as well as destinations an effective marketing platform to reach international organizers. It enables them to market their services through banners, sponsored “selected venues” sections, featured listings, selected newsletter mailings and other marketing services.
Venue4you will be launched during the first half of 2022. For further information, please contact: Björn Delin, CEO, firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue4 International is an investor backed event tech company offering
global and digital exhibition and congress venue booking services. The company
is founded by Björn Delin, CEO of Nice Events Scandinavia, with the support of
some of the exhibition and congress industry’s most reputable persons in
Europe, Asia and the US. Venue4
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