AARC relies on CDS

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) has selected Convention Data Services (CDS) to provide registration and lead management for the association\'s annual meeting. AARC, a not-for-profit organisation with the mission of being the leading national and international professional association for respiratory care, signed a three-year contract through 2020 with CDS. AARC Congress is

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AEO takes on Exhibition Network

Having supported the Exhibition Network since its inception last year, AEO will now be taking on a more formal role in marketing the activities in which the Exhibition Network is involved. Initially, this will include three social get-togethers a year: in summer, before Christmas and in the New Year to coincide with the AEO Forums. The Exhibition Network is the brainchild of Keterina

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CEM courses come to seven Arab countries

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) and the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly organise a number of Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM) Learning Program courses in 2018. The MOU states that a minimum of nine IAEE CEM Learning Program courses will be organised in cooperation with Expo Centre

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Enthusing millennials for trade fairs

As millennials gain importance in the workforce across industries, Messe Frankfurt was interested in finding out what they would like trade fairs to offer in the future. In cooperation with students from the EBS University of Business and Law, the key finding of the study was that trade fairs should develop even more pointedly into events that visitors and exhibitors do not want to miss

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People in the News: Janet Dell

Janet Dell has joined Freeman as inaugural chief growth officer, focusing on cultivating client connections and creating greater experiential impact. She previously served as the CEO of Marsh ClearSight, a global leader in risk, safety and claims management software. She has also held consultant, financial analyst, and fixed-income institutional trading positions throughout

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People in the News: Joyce Leveston

Joyce Levestonhas been hired as general manager by the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA). She starts her new role July 16, 2018 and will be responsible for overseeing the MCCA\'s overall business operations teams and contract partners to further enhance the customer\'s experience at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Hynes Convention Center and Lawn

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People in the News: Suzette Scheepers

On June 1, 2018, Suzette Scheepers took over as chief executive officer of Messe München South Africa und BC Expo South Africa. Previously, Scheepers held the position of managing director at Paradigm Conferences and Events in South Africa. Before that, she worked as an executive manager focusing on such topics as product development, congress and exhibition management and

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Hiatus for mining events in Nigeria

Organisers IMAG, Munich, and Afrocet Montgomery, have decided to cancel ConMin West Africa, planned for September 4 and 5, 2018, and its accompanying National Mining Summit in Abuja, Nigeria. The international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines and mining together with the accompanying conference will not take place for the foreseeable future. The Nigerian

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Hiatus for mining events in Nigeria

Organisers IMAG, Munich, and Afrocet Montgomery, have decided to cancel ConMin West Africa, planned for September 4 and 5, 2018, and its accompanying National Mining Summit in Abuja, Nigeria. The international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines and mining together with the accompanying conference will not take place for the foreseeable future. The Nigerian

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New construction event for Nigeria

The Big 5 Construct Nigeria will be launched by dmg events next year. The event will take place September 10 to 12, 2019 at the Landmark Centre in Lagos, Nigeria\'s largest city. The inaugural show will introduce the Big 5 international construction brand to Lagos. \"The opportunity to adapt The Big 5 brand to this new region was ripe for development,\" said Andy White, Senior Vice President

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More mobility with MES

The electrical engineering sector is one of the key industries involved in the digital development of mobility, and Messe Berlin wants to create its own B2B marketing platform for this market in the form of the Mobility Electronics Suppliers Expo. The new offering, simply called MES, will be launched November 5 to 7, 2019. Specialists from the electronics supply industry in the mobility

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Comexposium acquires IMCAS events

The International Master Course on Aging Science (IMCAS) events have been acquired by Comexposium. IMCAS serves the dermatology, plastic surgery and aesthetic science communities through three international trade shows and educational events, the IMCAS World Congress in Paris, IMCAS Americas and IMCAS Asia, both peripatetic within their regions, and the on-demand e-learning platform IMCAS

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Cebit goes to Russia

Cebit is going east: the computer fair will take place March 19 to 21, 2019 at the Skolkovo Technopark, Moscow, Europe\'s largest technology park. An agreement to that end was signed during Cebit Hannover (June 11 to 15, 2018) between OOO Deutsche Messe RUS and OOO Technopark Skolkovo. The exhibit programme of Cebit Russia is based on the top themes of the Cebit Hannover event and covers a

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COTRI supports TTM

EAGLE\'s newest travel show Travel Trade Market (TTM) has a supporting partner: China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI). The show organised by Europe Asia Global Link Exhibitions (EAGLE) will take place in Chengdu, China, September 5 to 7, 2018. The cooperation will consist of a series of events organised by COTRI during the TTM show with the purpose of promoting several European

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SFE acquired by UBM

UBM Sinoexpo, a subsidiary of UBM plc, has acquired 70% economic interest in the Shanghai International Franchise Exhibition (SFE) organised by Shanghai Exhibition-Conference Ltd (SEC). Organised twice a year since 2005, SFE is one of the largest franchising events in China, hosting 221 exhibitors with over 450 brands and 50,261 visitors at the spring 2018 edition. \"Our combination with SFE

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New venue for FIBO CHINA

As the result of the growing need for space, the fifth FIBO CHINA will take place at a new location, the National Exhibitions and Conference Center in Shanghai. This is the second largest exhibition centre worldwide and will provide FIBO CHINA with new opportunities to stage both the exhibition area and an extensive supporting programme. FIBO CHINA will take up approximately 40,000 square

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Urban Expositions starts MATCH

Urban Expositions, a leader in the gift and souvenir tradeshow business, has launched MATCH, a curated meetings programme for suppliers and retailers designed to personalise the show experience and accelerate sales. The MATCH programme will be included in the upcoming Las Vegas Souvenir Gift & Resort and Smoky Mountain Gift events taking place later this year with additional shows planned

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NürnbergMesse Brasil goes for bicycles

NürnbergMesse Brasil has taken over the Brasil Cycle Fair and is now giving it an overhaul. The exhibition specialists are well acquainted with the event, after all, they organised it themselves in 2017. As its new owners, they want to make more of the fair and are relaunching it as Festival Bike Brasil. NürnbergMesse Brasil wants to establish an exhibition concept that is tailored to the

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