Hong Kong Secures Multiple First-Ever MICE Events Amidst COVID-19 Challenges


11 September 2020: The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced that Hong Kong has been recently chosen as the host city for 4 international MICE events, including the city’s first-ever events of high strategic values, and 2 repeated events amidst the COVID-19 challenges. These business events are expected to bring in about 10,000 high-yield visitors…


Guido Fornelli elected as IELA Chairman 2020-2022 – Ravinder Sethi joins IELA Committee (2020-2021)


10 September 2020: Guido Fornelli has been elected as IELA Chairman for the period 2020-2022. The International Exhibition Logistics Association (IELA) has also elected four new Exhibition Logistics Leaders to its Board of Management (BOM). Guido Fornelli has been involved with the Association since 1992 and joined the IELA BOM for the first time in…


2020 will see sharpest fall in global entertainment and media revenue – PwC Report


10 September 2020: Amid a global recession, 2020 will see the sharpest fall in global entertainment and media (E&M) revenue in the 21-year history of this research, with a decline of 5.6% from 2019 – more than US$120bn in absolute terms, according to PwC’s Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2020-2024 survey. The COVID-19 pandemic has…


IFA Berlin 2020: Eight segments – one venue


10 September 2020: IFA 2020 Special Edition, the first major global fair for consumer and home electronics will physically take place since the pandemic. From September 3 to 5, outstanding brands and up-and-coming start-ups will showcase their novelties, trends and highlights at the Berlin exhibition grounds. IFA brings together what belongs together. Of course, that…