EVENT: AIME 2015 countdown begins

The annual Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) kicks off next week, with a revamped program that features new networking opportunities, a gala dinner, and a redesigned show floor. Taking place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) on February 24 and 25, this year’s show is being touted by event organiser, Reed Travel Exhibitions, as ‘the most inspiring and interactive event yet’. Exhibition director, Jacqui Timmins, said the new initiatives will reinvent the traditional format of exhibitions. “After 23 years, it was time […]

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NEWS: ibtm arabia delivers new format

A revamped GIBTM, now known as ibtm arabia, kicked off this week in Abu Dhabi as meeting planners and PCOs from 36 countries descended on the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort for the show’s opening. ibtm arabia is built around a new three-day format (February 10-12) that features two days of closed door one-to-one meetings, nine networking and social events and a ‘discovery day’ for buyers to explore Abu Dhabi and attend the show’s ‘knowledge forum’. With twice as many exhibitors as GIBTM 2014, this year’s event will include […]

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NEWS: Boat Show sails get carried away

Fine weather, the lure of a free ferry ride on the harbour and new location proved a winning formula for this year’s Sydney International Boat Show, with one eager buyer even walking his new boat out of Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island’s front door. After visiting the show over the weekend, Howard Piggott, immediate past commodore of Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, arrived back at the venue on Monday (August 4) to take delivery of his new Walker Bay 275R with Walker Bay 8 […]

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