OBITUARY: S. Balasubramanian (Bala), President, IEIA is no more


12 May 2021: Balasubramanian S. Pillai (Bala) President, Indian Exhibition Industry Association (IEIA) Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer-IMTMA & BIEC left for his ultimate departure of due to Covid-19 on 10th May 2021 in Bangalore. Bala became the President of the Indian Exhibition Industry Association in 2019 and successfully led the Association during the…


Eventbrite Launches Eventbrite Boost: New Marketing Platform to Help Event Organizers


10 May 2021: Eventbrite a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform, has launched Eventbrite Boost, the only all-in-one marketing platform designed specifically for event organizers. As the world opens back up, consumers are eager to get back to in-person events. Competition for reaching ticket buyers will be fierce, and according to a recent survey…


Marriott International Named to DiversityInc Hall of Fame – First and Only Hospitality Company to Achieve this Distinction


10 May 2021: After leading the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2020, Marriott International, Inc. was named to the DiversityInc Hall of Fame, as the first hospitality company joining previously number one ranked companies. DiversityInc announced this recognition on May 6 during their annual awards event. The DiversityInc Hall of Fame list…


Exhibitions generate €493 ($551) billion in business sales each year: UFI


08 May 2021: Exhibitions, commonly referred to as trade shows or fairs, have a simple purpose – bringing industries together to build community and create supply chain opportunities. But the industry itself is not a simple one at all: with over €493 ($551) billion in business sales for attendees, exhibitions have an incredible impact on…