Asia

New venue Aichi Sky Expo opens in Japan

Japan opened a new venue, the Aichi Sky Expo International Exhibition Centre, on 30 August.

IBTM China’s new initiatives connect, educate and inspire

This year, IBTM China featured several exciting new initiatives and activities, designed to increase opportunities for connection and learning among delegates.

CMW in Thailand for TCEB’s media familiarisation trip

CMW's Stuart Wood recently attended the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau's International Media Familiarisation Trip.

MyNEXT returns for fifth year

The congregation of Malaysian association leaders and professionals – the Malaysia Association NEXT 2019 (MyNEXT 2019) is back for its fifth year, themed “Building Capacity of Malaysian Associations; Optimising Benefits for Malaysian Associations”. Held in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, the conference aims in providing education and networking opportunity for Malaysian associations from the exper...

Expoforum welcomes subvention fund to support St Petersburg’s international growth

St Petersburg is doubling its subvention fund to 50m Roubles (approximately €700,000) for 2019 as part of its ongoing strategy to attract major international congresses to the city. Although the fund is available for use across all the city’s venues, it will have a significant, positive impact on Expoforum, which the city’s primary congress venue, capable of hosting up to 4,000 delegates in its ma...

Malaysia Tourism and Travel Mart 2020 launches

CEMS Conference & Exhibition (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has announced the launch of Malaysia Tourism and Travel Mart 2020 (MTTM 2020) to be held from 25-27 June 2020 at Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The show is supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia. The three-day trade exhibition will be an important platform for interna...

Malaysia Business Events Week sends “strong statement”

The fifth Malaysia Business Events Week (MBEW) 2019 makes a “strong statement” with its theme, ‘Progressive Momentum’, say organisers. Officiated by YB Tuan Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC), the flagship event of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), MBEW 2019 recently took place on the 28 August at Shangri-la Hote...

Hong Kong: association insists events will go ahead, despite major cancellation

The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association has released a statement assuring visitors and exhibitors that trade exhibitions and conferences in Hong Kong are running ‘smoothly and without interruption’, as large-scale political protests that began in March remain on-going.  “Hong Kong is a welcoming city for investors and visitors,” continued the statemen...

IT&CM and CTW Asia-Pacific puts sustainability at the heart of its Knowledge Series

Sustainability will be the central theme at this year’s IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific Knowledge Series, an integral part of the collocating shows in CentralWorld Bangkok, 24-26 September. The knowledge tracks will include 20 sessions involving over 40 speakers. The content component at the doublebill event for MICE and corporate travel will include the return of the Asian MICE Cruise Confere...

Malaysia first in Asia to get signal for Radiodays

Malaysia is to be the first Asian country host for Radiodays Asia (RDA). The 2019 edition will take place 27-28 August at the Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur. The Radiodays Europe (RDE) is a leading international conference for radio professional in Europe and worldwide. The conference was introduced in 2010 and has since been held annually, rotating to different host cities. Malaysia expects 500 delega...

Hong Kong protests escalate as hundreds of thousands rally for democracy

Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong at the weekend.

TCEB ‘Redefines’ its Exclusive MICE Lane Service for arrivals

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is promoting its Exclusive MICE Lane Service at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok.