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Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre sets new standards for cateringThe Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) has announced a number of new appointments to its 330-strong catering team, which has served over 2.4 million patrons over the past year.
SHORT AND LONG-TERM STRATEGIES ARE KEY TO GREENING EVENTSEvents are mirrors of the organizations and industries they serve, reflecting their values and priorities. Therefore, it’s no surprise that green initiatives have flooded the events industry as more and more companies include sustainability goals and practices in their missions. And just as sustainable practices can be good for business, reducing costs and potentially raising customer loyalty, for example, they can also be great for events for many of the same reasons.
PERSONIFY ACQUIRES EVENTS MANAGEMENT AND OPTIMIZATION PLATFORM A2Z, INC.In a significant mergers and acquisitions deal on the supplier side of the trade show industry, Personify, a provider of technology solutions for associations and non-profit organizations, has acquired a2z, Inc., an award-winning events management and optimization platform for event planners and show organizers.
The power of socialEarlier this year, Easyfairs announced that it would be rolling out Gleanin’s social referral platform across its international trade event portfolio. EW caught up with the organiser and tech company to find out more.
CRÉDIT AGRICOLE ASSURANCES PLANS TO TAKE CHARTERHOUSE CAPITAL STAKE IN COMEXPOSIUMCrédit Agricole Assurances has entered into exclusive discussions with Charterhouse Capital Partners with a view to acquiring its stake in the Comexposium group.
Seoul MICE Week helps build local AllianceBusiness events professionals gathered in Korea at the Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas this week for the Seoul MICE Forum.
Industry News: Building the World’s Largest Convention CenterOfficials for the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center in China presented at IMEX America on Oct. 16 and screened a video showing renderings of the project, statistics, transportation options and a time lapse of previous construction.
NEW BUSINESS CONTRACTS: A BEVY OF TRADE SHOW COMPANIES RENEW PARTNERSHIPS, INK NEW DEALSSeveral trade show organizing, venue management and event services companies have been busy renewing contracts and snagging new business with a host of industry suppliers.