World Water Week 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19
The world-leading conference on water is called off
Meetings Industry
The world-leading conference on water is now cancelled due to the global spread of COVID-19 and the measures taken by national and local authorities to contain the spread of the disease.   READ MORE

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre on track for 2020 opening
Over 50 confirmed events ahead of its launch
Practice | Venue
Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has ended 2019 on a high, with over 50 confirmed events ahead of its October 2020 launch.   READ MORE

Corrugated show comes to Russia
Markets
CCE Russia, the inaugural exhibition for the corrugated and folding carton industry, is scheduled to run in St. Petersburg from November 24 to 27, 2020.   READ MORE

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre successfully rearranges 66 events
KLCC rescheduled events into the later half of 2020
Destinations
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre have so far successfully rescheduled 66 events into the latter half of 2020.   READ MORE

Procuration for Silvana Kürschner
Extended scope of duties
People
Silvana Kürschner assumed additional responsibilities when she took over management of the trade fairs Gefahrgut & Gefahrstoff, Expo Petrotrans and Protekt Leipzig on January 1, 2020.   READ MORE

Voluntary reduction in board fees
Informa adjusts compensation
Practice | Corona Virus
The chairman and non-executive board directors of Informa have committed to taking a voluntary 25% reduction in board fees through the current period of uncertainty created by COVID-19   READ MORE

Economic consequences in Australia
AU$2.5b lost per month in business events shutdown, says BECA
Markets | Corona Virus
Business events are the highest yielding component of the visitor economy in Australia. Switching it off takes AU$2.5 billion from the economy every month, BECA has calculated.   READ MORE

UFI connects
UFI launches online sessions
Practice | Corona Virus
UFI is launching “UFI connects”, a series of regular talks, sessions, and panels that will take place online.   READ MORE

A message from Expo 2020 Dubai
Expo 2020 Dubai and the continued impact of COVID-19
Meetings Industry
“We continue to face a global situation that is both fast moving and unpredictable."   READ MORE

Innovations of the Euroshop 2020
Line patterns and marble
Practice | Design
At the EuroShop 2020, LG Hausys presented a large number of innovations in the product range of the acrylic-bound solid surface material Himacs.   READ MORE