Farnborough Airshow relies on Ungerboeck

Farnborough International Airshow, one of the biggest global trade shows for the international aerospace industry, has chosen to partner with Ungerboeck to manage their event. The event is held biennially across five days and hosts about 1,500 exhibitors from 52 countries. With the help of Ungerboeck\'s digital exhibition solution, the team has the latest exhibition software in one platform to

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Cooperation picks up speed

#BL1# The Global Alliance, a closer collaboration between UFI, AIPC (The International Association of Convention Centres), and ICCA (The International Congress and Convention Association) was announced in June. Following the positive response from the wider business events industry, two initial initiatives have been launched. Firstly, for UFI members interested in attending the ICCA Congress

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Enabling purposeful connections

#BL1#The exhibition business is all about connecting people on our platforms of trust. But how to organise that? Is the matchmaking experience and technology offered by exhibitions really world class? What works well ? and where are the obstacles? The Marketing Working Group has been concentration on Matchmaking since the beginning of the year and collected best practices, conducted a survey

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Singapore takes the lead

#BL1#Singapore has overtaken the US to become the most competitive country. With a score of 84.8 it ranks first in the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index, With a score of 84.8 (.3), Singapore is the world\'s most competitive economy in 2019, overtaking the United States, which falls to second place. Hong Kong SAR (3rd), Netherlands (4th) and Switzerland (5th)

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People in the news: Kaela Simeonoff

Kaela Simeonoff has joined International Market Centers (IMC) as sales manager for The Expo at the World Market Center Las Vegas. Simeonoff joins IMC after seven years with MGM Resorts International, where she held numerous positions in convention, executive meetings and catering sales for several properties. She will report directly to Jennifer Muna, general manager of The

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People in the news: Michael Mandl

Michael Mandl, currently group VP of Reed Exhibitions US, has been appointed CEO, Reed Exhibitions Mexico. Mandl has been with the US business for the past three years overseeing a portfolio of large scale shows in various industries. Most recently, he has also led the integration of the Mack Brooks business in the US. Before joining RX US, he worked in several senior

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New trade fair for solar energy

The new Solar Power Africa is to take place November 4 to 6, 2020 in Cape Town. Messe Frankfurt is organising the event in cooperation with the international organisers SNEC PV Power Expo and Solar Power Events. The aim of the two-day event is to bring together leading brains and solution providers in Africa\'s solar industry and to further develop the African solar market. The conference

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Overview of exhibitions in Europe

Data released by UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, shows that the exhibition industry is still experiencing intensified international business growth. The new edition of the association\'s \"UFI Euro Fairs Statistics\" tracks development in 24 countries in the European exhibition market, all based on certified data gathered by a network of 14 collaborating industry bodies

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SEG expands by acquiring Meetagain Conferences

The Scandinavian Exhibition Group (SEG) continues to expand and has acquired a majority holding in Meetagain Conferences, a leading PCO (professional congress organiser) company in Scandinavia. Through the acquisition, SEG strengthens its position as full service provider for exhibition and conference organisers and becomes one of the leading companies in the industry sector in Scandinavia.

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Stuttgart goes to Spain

From 2022, Messe Stuttgart will be operating as an exhibition organiser in Spain. Together with the Spanish association of automatic gate manufacturers (APA), it will be staging the \"APA Expo by R\" in Barcelona in three-year cycles. An international fair for automatic gates was held previously by the association in 2017 and 2019 in Valencia with over 100 exhibitors and 3,500 trade visitors.

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Top demand for Hall 1

On Wednesday, September 25, Messe Düsseldorf put its new Hall 1 into operation after a two-year construction period. The first event: Expopharm, Europe\'s biggest trade fair for the pharmacy sector. The contracted event, run by Avoxa, the media group of German pharmacists, marks the beginning of continuous occupancy until Drupa in late June 2020. K, the world\'s premier trade fair for the

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More health for India

Inform Markets launches a new exhibition for the health market: India Health will offer a full-scale exhibition hosting more than 300 exhibitors with official country pavilions including the USA, Germany, South Africa, Korea, Taiwan, China and Poland. The show will be complimented by a robust 3-day educational programme in support of the country\'s healthcare strategy, well-tailored by leading

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VIV Asia moves to IMPACT

VIV Asia is moving to a new home base: IMPACT in Bangkok. The first show to take place in this larger venue is scheduled to take place from March 10 to 12, 2021. The move anticipates ongoing growth of the international exhibition for animal protein production and processing. With a mega size of exhibition area, IMPACT offers room for VIV Asia 2021 to welcome more business profiles and to

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Deutsche Messe to run HR festivals down under

The Australian event organiser The Eventful Group has sold three of its Tech Fest events to Deutsche Messe, Hanover. The Hanoverians are taking over the HR Innovation & Tech Fest and the Legal Innovation & Tech Fest in Sydney as well as the HR Innovation & Tech Fest in Auckland. The events are specially designed to meet the needs of human resources specialists or lawyers, are

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CITE launched in Montréal

The Palais des congrès de Montréal is introducing the CITE Event Innovation and Technology Centre. This new initiative aims to enable organisers of events of all types and sizes to reinvent the level of experience they can offer participants thanks to the expertise of numerous local startups. \"CITE is akin to an innovation clinic, where our customers can find creative solutions for their

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Reed and IAB to launch madconNYC

Reed Exhibitions and IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) are collaborating to launch madconNYC: a different kind of event that helps enterprising brand marketers traverse the dynamic landscape of brand marketing in an informal, self-directed learning environment. The event is scheduled to take place from May 12 to 13, 2020 at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Brooklyn, NY. \"For madconNYC, our goal

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