Beauty in Asia

Nail events, products, and famed industry personalities take centre stage at the 19th edition of Cosmoprof Asia, Asia\'s premier professional beauty exhibition. Taking place from November 12 to 14, 2014 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, this year\'s edition brings together more than 2,350 exhibitors, including 22 national and group pavilions, taking up a total exhibition space

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EIBTM EXHIBITORS ABLE TO SELECT APPOINTMENTS WITH HOSTED BUYERS

EUROPE - EIBTM will open its online diary from tomorrow (October 22) between exhibitors and Hosted Buyers.

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For the first time in the US

In 2015, the 8th Routes Americas will take place From February 1 to 3, 2015 in Denver, Colorado, marking the first time that the event takes place in the US. The event, which is the annual gathering of air service decision-makers for all of the Americas, is expected to attract almost 70 airlines, over 200 airports and over 25 tourism authorities, along with a number of other industry

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IMEX AMERICA HITS FOUR YEAR HIGH

AMERICAS - The fourth edition of the trade show for the international meetings, incentive travel and events industry, IMEX America has been hailed as the biggest yet by its organisers.

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Viatec cancelled

Due to the ongoing recession in road, civil and underground engineering, the trade fair for road construction and infrastructure maintenance Viatec 2015 has been cancelled. The decision was taken after conferring with the most important institutional partners and exhibitors, as well as the organiser Fiera Bolzano S.p.A. The Innsbruck offshoot taking place in 2016 together with innocom, the

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VANCOUVER CONVENTION CENTRE ACHIEVES INTERNATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY STANDARDS

AMERICAS - The Vancouver Convention Centre has obtained a level one certification in two internationally sustainability standards.

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Trip around trends

?The evolution of digital signage?, ?Customer loyalty and visual communication? and ?Creativity meets business model?: The Viscom lecture programme takes its audience on a trip around trends and topics relating to all aspects of visual marketing. Its motto is ?The world goes visual ? visual communication changes the world?. In 2014, it will focus especially on the subjects of

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IBTM AFRICA PARTNERS WITH MICE ACADEMY CPD PROGRAMME

AFRICA - IBTM Africa has partnered with the MICE Academy to help support the advancement of the next generation of industry professionals in Africa, the organiser has revealed.

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Reed sets up joint venture to house Kormarine

Reed Exhibitions announces its entry into the South Korean maritime market. By joining forces with event leader K. Fairs Ltd., an established trade fair organizer in Korea, Reed?s newest partnership will make its debut via Kormarine, Korea?s largest international maritime industry event that has attracted over 1,000 exhibiting companies and 40,000 visitors from over 70 countries. Kormarine is

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SUNTEC SINGAPORE SCOOPS MAJOR WTA AWARD

ASIA - Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre has been named 'Asia's Leading Meetings and Conference Centre' for the ninth consecutive year by the World Travel Awards (WTA).

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New event in Nippon

Important Japanese institutions, such as the Japanese industry ministry METI, the Japanese foreign ministry, but also European players such as the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce have taken on the role of patrons of the new Energy Storage Summit Japan. It will take place for the first time on November 6, 2014 at the TKP Akasaka Conference

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CIRCDATA EXPANDS WITH DUBAI OFFICE

MIDDLE EAST - Event registration and data solutions provider Circdata has expanded its global portfolio with the opening of a new office in Dubai.

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Exhibition growth marks strong first half 2014 for ADNEC

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC) announced that it has recorded a significant increase in the number of exhibitions it has held in the year to date, compared with the same period last year. The region?s leading exhibition and conference venue hosted 28 exhibitions in the six months to the end of June 2014, up 56 percent from 18 exhibitions last year. One of the most successful

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NEWMAN ELECTED TO UFI MAIN BOARD OF DIRECTORS

WORLD - The Johannesburg Expo Centre has announced that its CEO Craig Newman has been elected as a member of the UFI main board of directors.

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Get connected

As part of a Spotlight on Asia, the Pakistan-China economic corridor programme will be the focus of a conference session at Intermodal Europe 2014, which takes place from November 11 to 13, 2014 at the Rotterdam Ahoy. Currently under development, the Pakistan-China (or Pak-China) Economic Corridor programme plans to connect Gwadar Port in southern Pakistan to China?s north-western autonomous

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For the first time: fringe programme

The second IFAT India, the leading environmental technology trade fair on the Indian subcontinent, is being held from October 9 to 11, 2014 in Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Mumbai. The international nature of the exhibitors has increased over 2013: 65 percent (2013: 62 percent) of the around 100 companies hail from a total of 15 countries outside India. In 2014, too, around 5,000 m² of

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360°: trade in all its aspects

The French Comexposium group is kicking off the first edition of Paris Retail Week from September 21 to 23, 2015 in Paris expo Porte de Versailles. Parallel with this event, E-Commerce Paris, which is dedicated to cross-channel retail in Europe, and Digital (in) STORE by Equipmag will be simultaneously held under the same roof. This is concerned with the complex area of digital marketing

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Messe Frankfurt rearranges textile fairs

Messe Frankfurt is responding to changes in the Chinese textile market: Manufacturers and buyers have been increasingly relocating from Hong Kong to mainland China in recent years. Consequently, Messe Frankfurt will in future be concentrating its attention on China in this region. As of 2015, therefore, Interstoff Asia Essential will no longer take place in Hong Kong. Messe Frankfurt has a strong

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Kenneth B. Bohlin

Informa plc, the international publishing, business intelligence and events group, announced that Kenneth B. Bohlin, President & CEO of Informa Financial Information Inc (?IFI?) and Informa USA Inc, will take his long-planned retirement at the end of 2014. Under the new Group operating structure, effective from January 1, 2015, all of Ken?s responsibilities for the

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