Tom Hall

DHL makes volume measurement a matter of seconds

DHL Trade Fairs & Events is harnessing gaming technology for its logistics services, making time savings and more efficient dimensioning thanks to 3D camera technology. To facilitate and expedite the dimensioning of all shipments at Messe Frankfurt, DHL is using an innovative volume measurement solution with camera sensors. DHL has implemented an innovative volume measurement solution called M...

Pathable on Apple’s App Store issues

Jordan Schwartz, CEO, Pathable on Apple’s App Store issues involving event apps Earlier this year, Pathable had a brief scare when a number of our apps were rejected by Apple because they alleged (incorrectly) that they were built in a way that allowed us to replace functionality after the app was approved. It took about two weeks, but in the end, Apple corrected their error and all our prev...

New build rundown…

CMW runs down a few of the finest new builds coming up globally… Viva Las new build Las Vegas Convention Center District is projected to bring 6,000 construction-period jobs to Southern Nevada, and the construction portion alone is projected to generate $3.6bn in economic activity. When the project is complete, the resulting increase in economic activity could sustain up to 6,000 permanent j...

ETTB works on Coldplay tour, post Queens Award win

Eat To The Beat, part of Global Infustion Group (GIG), are back on the road to support Coldplay’s North America Tour on the back of GIG winning The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2017. GIG, a UK catering, logistics and brand support specialist, was recently presented with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2017. It is the second time that Buckinghamshire-based...

TCEB reveals ‘Bleisure’ focus

TCEB’s 2018 marketing campaign, developed in line with Thailand 4.0 policy, will focus on ‘Bleisure’. The ‘three pillars’ of the campaign will be: “Fascinating Destination – Business Empowerment – Professional Passion” Between 2016-2026, Thailand was one of the top 10 fastest growing destinations for leisure travel spending (#5) (Source: The Travel & Tourism Compe...

IT&CMA features talks on MICE and corporate travel future

In-depth knowledge-building was the core of an amplified education programme across the 22 forum sessions at IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2017. Some 50 renowned speakers from government bodies, academia, industry specialists, and associations imparted their wisdom over the various education segments encompassing a future-ready theme centred on industry development. Tuesday’s keynote address fro...

Business Events Canada at Trafalgar Square in pictures

Business Events Canada (BEC) and partners returned to Europe this September for their annual series of roadshows. The first event took place in Paris on Monday 18 September at the Official Residence of the Ambassador of Canada to France and the second event took place in London on Thursday 21st September at Canada House, 1 Trafalgar Square. The events kicked off with a drinks reception followed by...

Meet Puerto Rico issues hurricane statement

Meet Puerto Rico has posted a statement prompted by an outpouring of concern from partners, clients and media colleagues. Milton Segarra, president & CEO, said: “Our team is safe and taking care of our families while our hotel partners are keeping our guests safe. Our industry’s hurricane plans are in effect – with damage assessment already underway. “We are currently w...

5 Tips for exhibiting at a conference or trade show

Exhibiting at a trade show or conference gives you the opportunity to appeal to a large sample of your target audience face to face in a positive environment. Get it right, and you could leave the show with a lot of hot leads and a great deal of potential business. Do it wrong, and you could leave the venue feeling you’ve wasted time and money. If you’re considering exhibiting at an upcoming trade...

GL events acquires 70% of Wicked and Flow

GL events has bought up 70 per cent of the companies that make up Wicked and Flow. Created in 2007 and 2010 in Dubai, these companies are leading providers of premium event solutions in the United Arab Emirates, providing temporary structures and indoor fixtures, power and cooling units. They have a combined staff of 100 employees. After developing the power generation business line in Brazil, the...

EEAA Stars programme celebrates five years

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia’s (EEAA) Young Stars Program celebrated five years of mentoring leaders of the global exhibition and event industry at Luna Park yesterday. In 2012, Luna Park hosted a special Young Stars and Leaders Table with guest leaders from The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) – CEO Kai Hattendorf and regional manager for Asia/Pacific Mar...

Kickstarter co-founder set for ibtm slot

Yancey Strickler, co-founder and CEO of crowdfunding website Kickstarter, will be the second keynote speaker at ibtm world event, taking place in Barcelona on 28-30 November. Strickler’s will draw on his almost decade-long experience in Kickstarter to explain the company’s history, its decision to put values ahead of profits, and share secrets on how the company formulates its innovative strategie...