Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre continues to support the development of Malaysian business events industry


18 May 2020, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia : Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is proud to support the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) in the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) launch of its unique online education platform, IAPCO WebEDGE. This platform will support Professional Congress Organisers (PCOs) by providing globally accredited training,…


Covide 19: MMRDA constructs 1,000 beds non critical hospital for COVID-19 treatment at BKC


18 May 2020: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has started building a 1,000-bed facility at its exhibition ground in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) to admit non-critical COVID-19 patients. If required in the future, the hospital can be upgraded to accommodate 5,000 beds. The make shift construction is expected to be completed in 15…


Hamad International Airport Ranked “Third Best Airport in the World” by SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2020

Hamad International Airport

12 May 2020, Doha, Qatar: Hamad International Airport (HIA) has been ranked the “Third Best Airport in the World,” among 550 airports worldwide, by the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2020. Rising from fourth position in 2019 to third in 2020, HIA has been steadily rising in the “World’s Best Airports” rankings since the start of…


UFI announces Recipients of NextGen Leadership Grant 2020


11 May 2020: UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has named the winners of this year’s UFI Next Generation Leadership Grant (NGL). This year’s winners are: Alexis Zamudio, Events Manager, FINNOVISTA (Mexico); Christina Rabl, Conference Manager Command Control at Messe München (Germany); Erika Karlsson, Project Manager at ELMIA (Sweden); Matthew Funge, Managing Director…


Alibaba & CCPIT form JV for online exhibition platform – Digitization of the exhibition industry


11 May 2020: As reported earlier in ‘Events, Venues & Avenues’ (www.evna.com) magazine, COVID-19 crisis has compelled either to cancel or postpone all events and exhibition activities across the globe. Instead of shows, exhibitions venues are being used as field hospitals and relief centers. As such virtual exhibition, trade fairs, conferences, etc are gathering momentum…