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Exhibition World Supplement: Dubai
Supplement: Dubai
Exhibition World January 2015
January 2015
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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AFRICA - International events company ITE group has announced its market entry into Africa following its acquisition of a controlling stake (50.1%) in a portfolio of events including Africa Oil Week (AOW).

WORLD - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has revealed plans to open more than 40 new hotels across Europe in the next five years, expanding its portfolio by almost 30%.

EUROPE - Aberdeen council has approved the latest plans for a new 333m Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) in Scotland.

EUROPE - SAS Event Management, part of the Meetings Makers Group, has secured two new contract wins.

MIDDLE EAST - Dubai World Trade Centre will host 20 events in March attracting over 6,000 exhibitors.