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Exhibition World Issue 77
Issue 77
Supplement: Basque Country
Supplement: Turkey
posted on: 8/11/2010 10:43:23

SOUTH AFRICA - The International Convention Centre Durban has come out fighting for a new kind of business stream, with the MMA King of the Cage Fight hosted at the venue’s Arena on 25 November.

ICC Durban Acting CEO Jeremy Hurter, said: “We are incredibly excited to be hosting an international title fight of this stature in the ICC Arena. The event is a first for Durban and the ICC and will showcase just how well the ICC Arena can accommodate sporting events. We will be working with the organisers to ensure that patrons will enjoy an evening of glamour and excitement similar to that of Madison Square Garden in New York City or Las Vegas.”

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EUROPE - The NEC Group, put up for sale by Birmingham City Council, has slipped behind its schedule for announcing a new owner, with fears that the deal is taking longer to complete than anticipated.

ASIA - Marina Bay Sands recently supported Messe Berlin (Singapore), the organiser of ITB Asia 2014, which took place 29-31 October, in the delivery of the tradeshow's first ever carbon neutral event.

AMERICAS - Ibtm america has revealed the design of its new exhibitor 'meeting pods' as the event takes on a new format from next year.

AUSTRALASIA - Melbourne Convention Bureau has announced the city is to host the International Particle Accelerator Conference in May 2019.

AMERICAS - The Palais des Congres de Montreal is gearing up to host two major transportation industry conventions in 2017.