Ten times in Erbil

Pyramids Group, the 22-year-old trade fair organizer, is about to open a 10th trade fair in Erbil, Iraq. Erbil International Fairgroundwill host the 10th

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Back to Marrakesh

The clothing and sourcing trade fairs Maroc in Mode & Maroc Sourcing are returning to Marrakesh this year from Casablanca and will start a day later but last one day longer than in previous years. The new date is set for November 4 to 6, whereas these platforms always ran over two days at the end of October in the past. The exhibition organiser AMITH, the Moroccan Association of Textile

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All about denim

Two trade fairs in Bangladesh will focus on the denim market: from October 7 to 8, the fourth meeting of Denims and Jeans will take place at the Radisson hotel in Dhaka. The trade fair is part of a series of events organised by the Indian online denim platform denimsandjeans.com launched in 2007 by the founder Sandeep Argawal. From November 11 to 12, the third meeting of the

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Growing activity

Just last month, Fira Barcelona announced a new partnership between its leading food show Alimentaria and ANTAD, the largest point-of-sale network in Mexico. Together they will launch ExpoANTAD & Alimentaria Mexico in March 2016. Since the majority of significant international players are already established in the country and with the Mexican industry looking to internationalise, UFI

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Koelnmesse acquires Interfeiras Eventos Ltda.

With the takeover of the Brazilian exhibition organiser Interfeiras Eventos Ltda. by Koelnmesse?s subsidiary, Koelnmesse Organização de Feiras Ltda., the Cologne exhibition company is increasing its involvement in Brazil. As a result, the children?s fashion fair FIT 0/16 in São Paulo now joins Koelnmesse?s international trade fair portfolio. The show has been organised for 22 years by

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HKCEC welcomes record breaking 6.4 million visitors

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) continues to be the preferred venue for international organisers staging world-class exhibitions and conferences in Hong Kong. During the fiscal year 2014-2015 (July 2014 to June 2015), a total of 1,113 events were held at the HKCEC, including 111 exhibitions and 38 conferences, along with hundreds of corporate meetings, banquets and

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Global Sources reports second quarter 2015 results

Global Sources? executive chairman, Merle A. Hinrich, reports that: ?In the second quarter, total revenue was $ 68.5 million, with our exhibition business revenue growing 42 percent year over year, driven primarily by the performance of our large electronics international tradeshows held in Hong Kong in April and the move of our SIMM machinery shows from the first quarter of 2014 to the

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Under one roof

The International Carwash Association (ICA) and Automotive Oil Change Association (AOCA) have announced their decision to colocate AOCA?s annual convention and tradeshow with The Car Wash Show, beginning next year. The Car Wash Show, the world?s largest car wash convention and tradeshow, attracted nearly 7,000 car-wash and related business professionals this year ? a 22% increase in

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New show to be launched in Russia

A new international exhibition and forum, Ecotech, supported by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation will be launched in Russia from April 26 to 29, 2016 at Crocus Expo IEC in Moscow. The show is a practical tool for presenting foreign and Russian innovative ecological developments and effective professional networking. It is expected that Ecotech will host

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Brand new statistics

European Fair Statistics for 2014 provide certified figures for 23 countries. The latest edition of the Euro Fair Statistics report contains the statistics of 2,321 exhibitions from 23 European countries for 2014. Compiled by UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, these statistics were collected by fourteen official national bodies and include exhibitions covering over 24.7

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Growth across Hong Kong, regional and mainland China

The Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) has announced positive results of its most recent annual survey of the exhibition industry in Hong Kong covering the year 2014. The total number of exhibiting companies grew by 6.5% over the previous year, while the total number of visitors grew by 5.8%. Questionnaires were sent to organisers of a total of 108 trade and trade

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Martin Hurn

Ecobuild, the leading conference and exhibition for UK construction, has appointed a new exhibition director, Martin Hurn. Hurn has in-depth knowledge of Ecobuild as its sales director for the past three years and has an extensive background in the construction industry, which has seen him working closely with exhibitors. In his new role, Hurn will be harnessing his substantial

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Nik Rudge

ITE recently made three senior management changes to strengthen its business around key areas of strategic development: Nik Rudge adds to his regional director responsibilities to take up the new role of group operations director. He will oversee the continuing development of our industry sector focus to complement the company?s global network and regional expertise.

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Charlie McCurdy

Informa has announced the appointment of Charlie McCurdy as chief executive of the global exhibitions division, taking over from Will Morris who is due to retire at the end of the year. He brings extensive knowledge and experience to the group, having held a number of senior executive roles in the exhibition and wider business-to-business media industry. Charlie McCurdy is also

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UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry is the association of trade show organisers, fairground owners, national and international associations of the exhibition industry, and its partners. As of today, UFI counts 670 members from 83 countries.
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