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2019 AFECA Asian Awards Deadline Extended

Dear AFECA Members,

Good news, we are extending the AFECA Asian Awards deadline for entry nominations and submissions for a week, which is now 30 AUGUST 2019.

If you are a representative of organizations, kindly circulate this announcement to your membership. We will be announcing the winners at the Awards ceremony in...

Priscilla Leong Named CEO of Agility Fairs & Events

Singapore-based industry veteran helped make Agility a global event logistics leader

SINGAPORE – July 31, 2019 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has promoted Priscilla Leong to be chief executive of Agility Fairs & Events, one of the world’s top exhibition forwarding specialists.

Leong, COO of Agility F...

2019 Asian MICE Forum: Where MICE experts gather to share cr...

The 2019 Asian MICE Forum (AMF) will take place during September 18–19 at the Taipei International Convention Center. This event, which is a major domestic and regional MICE industry event, is now in its 14th year and will continue last year’s Engagingly Experiential theme by exploring how to provide an enjoyable learning experience by incorporatin...

Steering the growth wheel in India

With the growth graph of the exhibition industry globally showing an upward swing, hopes are running high that the industry is headed for a better future.

A recent study, ‘Global Exhibition Market 2018-2023: Rising Demand for Large Event Venues and Emerging Growth Across Various Asian Nations’, released by cla...

Hong Kong remains a safe and stable place to come for busine...

(Written by Stuart Bailey, CEO; Bailey Communications Hong Kong Ltd.)

A journalist asked me this week for a comment on the impact for the events taking place in Hong Kong over the last two weeks and whether it will have an impact on future international events that the city might host. I thought it was an interesting question one whi...

Small towns take the big lead

Taiwan turns on its small town charms to entice corporate travelers to spend more time on the peninsula.

To woo more Asian corporate travellers, Taiwan has embarked on a campaign this year that highlights her traditional sites and small towns.

Under this campaign, a total of 30 rural towns have been shortlisted...

Corporates maintaining incentive plans amid economic concern...

Business event planners in Asia are observing an air of caution surrounding clients’ event plans as concerns mount over an impending global recession, with even shorter lead times, a preference for cheaper destinations and more free-and-easy elements a common occurrence now.

While CWT Meetings and Events, which started 2019 on a stro...

Is facial recognition ready for the big time?

Is facial recognition ready for prime time at events?

My Aventri colleague Ivan Lazarev, Global Head of Experiential Solutions, thinks so: “The technology holds tremendous promise for tradeshows and events. We’ve validated dozens of facial recognition engines, some with excellent results, others with problems.

"The key...

Call for Nominations!! AFECA ASIAN AWARDS 2019


The AFECA Asian Awards is an annual regional event for PEOs, PCOs, MICE venue operators, Service Providers and Young Professionals in the exhibition and convention industry to celebrate and acknowledge excellence. The award is organized by the Asian Federation of Exhibitions and Convention Associations (AFECA), it aims t...


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