‘Seven Star’ Shanghai Hotel Lures the Elite

SmartMeetings

A new $516 million “seven star” hotel in Shanghai has become the destination of choice for many of China’s elite. Wang Sicong, the 28-year-old son of Wang Jianlin—China’s wealthiest man and the founder of Dalian Wanda Group—is considered by many as the brainchild behind the Shanghai property.

Best of British show takes Shanghai by storm

Event Industry News

The biggest exhibition ever of famous British brands and companies opened its doors in Shanghai today (Thursday) with the aim of forging closer business partnerships between the UK and China. The post Best of British show takes Shanghai by storm appeared first on Event Industry News.

Giant iTab expands into Asia Pacific markets following Mobile World Congress, Shanghai

Event Industry News

The Giant iTab Company is currently in discussions to sign contracts with five new partners, following Mobile World Congress in Shanghai. The post Giant iTab expands into Asia Pacific markets following Mobile World Congress, Shanghai appeared first on Event Industry News.

And the Forbes Five Star Rating Goes to…

Smart Meetings

You can find the group’s 10 Five Star-rated hotels in New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills (California), Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo, Paris, Bangkok and Manila. The Academy Awards isn’t the only star-studded event this week.

August 30, 2017: Trump Fires Longtime Event Organizer, C.F.D.A. Partners With A.C.LU. for New York Fashion Week, Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Will Head to Shanghai

BizBash

TRUMP FIRES LONGTIME EVENT ORGANIZER: Donald Trump has fired longtime rally organizer George Gigicos, after low turnout at the

Best of: New & Renovated 2018

Smart Meetings

Los Angeles Athletic Club, the city’s first private athletic club, received a multiphase renovation, the Big Cedar Lodge now provides luxury glamping, Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel brought in robotic backup and InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland went underground.

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New & Renovated: A Step Outside the Ordinary

Smart Meetings

Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland In a league of its own, one of China’s newest hotels isn’t piercing any skylines. InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland. While every hotel or venue has something that makes it unique, some simply go above and beyond.

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Bring a Touch of Chinese New Year to Your Next Event

SmartMeetings

Some say that the crack of firecrackers wards off evil spirits, and certain cities—such as Hong Kong and Shanghai—put on explosive shows to celebrate the New Year. Chinese New Year falls on Feb. 15 this year, marking the beginning of the year of the Dog.

Choosing a Unique Event Venue To Make a Memorable Statement

Endless Events

China’s Shanghai Tower , and its amazing heights. As one of three signature skyscrapers in the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, the Shanghai Tower spirals upward, well above the skyline.

New Star Events’ Orbit cements Concrete & Grass 2017

Event Industry News

Star Events introduced a 22m Orbit and two V-towers to the Chinese market in September, providing the Main Stage and support structures at Concrete & Grass, a two-day music festival in Shanghai. Star has supplied the event, at Shanghai Rugby Club, for the last three years from its depot in the city and organiser Split […].

Ideal Home Show makes its official debut in Asia

Event Industry News

The world’s largest and longest-running consumer event, Ideal Home Show, debuted at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center.

Freeman named an official provider for Mobile World Congress events globally

Event Industry News

At MWC Shanghai, Freeman will provide design and management services for the Innovation City, a central exhibition feature that showcases how mobile technology impacts virtually every aspect of life in a variety of vertical sectors. Freeman’s work at MWC Shanghai will begin in 2019.

Guest Blog: Going Global

Event Industry News

Louise Findlay-Wilson is MD of Energy PR which handles the international PR for events as wide-ranging as New York Toy Fair, StocExpo, Packaging Innovations, and ADF&PCD Shanghai.

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People on the Move

PCMA Convene

She is based out of the Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai. Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. Zak Kimble. Zak Kimble has been named director of sales and marketing at the Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas.

Infographic: Latest Trends and Surprising Facts About Travel

SmartMeetings

More than 6,600 travelers in 14 international cities including Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Washington, DC, Toronto, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Paris, Dubai, Tokyo, Shanghai and Munich participated in the online survey that show trends in traveler’s habits on the road. “It’s

Why Your Marketing Needs Nurturing

PCMA Convene

NBAA produces a relatively new show, the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE), in Shanghai, and the organization faces a brand-recognition battle. “A Kristen Ferrer. Year after year, most event marketers face a big challenge: Increase registration numbers.

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Marriott’s Global Luxury Profile to Dramatically Expand in 2017

SmartMeetings

Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort in November and is slated to make debuts in five destinations in 2017, including Shanghai, Changsha and Cairo. The brand has 33 hotels in the pipeline with six anticipated openings in places such as Tel Aviv, Panama City and Shanghai. W Tel Aviv rendering.

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Check Out this Baker’s Dozen of New #ThePreferredLife Options

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These properties span the globe, from Houston and Shanghai, to Vienna and Charleston and will join more than 650 properties in 85 countries under the Preferred quality standards and rewards program umbrella.

7 Smart Moves at Four Seasons, Squaw Creek and More

Smart Meetings

He’s held his fair share of senior management positions in locations across the globe, including the Maldives, Shanghai, Singapore and Austin, Texas. More: 7 Smart Moves at Hilton Santa Barbara and More.

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TOP 10 conferences to learn 2019 trends in the hospitality industry

Eventory

Shanghai Hospitality Design & Suppliers Expo. Where: Shanghai, China. For Shanghai Hospitality Design & Suppliers Expo attendees come from all over the world. Have you ever wondered how innovations leading to success are born?

Onsite Event Support: the Secret to Running a Seamless Event Experience

Eventmobi

As an EventMobi Support Specialist, I was requested to go onsite for a customer’s event in Shanghai, China. Many organizations are saying really great things about EventMobi’s event technology platform, including not-for-profits like Venture Out , associations like CSAE , and corporate brands like TD Bank. But the value of using EventMobi for your event doesn’t stop there.

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7 Cyber Monday Hotel Deals for Groups (and You)

Smart Meetings

Offer Details: Save on room bookings, spa and dining across The Peninsula Hotels, including 30 percent on rooms and suites, 25 percent on select spa packages and 10–25 percent on all gift cards to Shanghai Terrace restaurant.

Tokyo Named Top ‘Bleisure’ Destination in Asia

PCMA Convene

Meanwhile, Shanghai and Beijing, while rarely considered easily liveable, show their rising business prowess thanks to rapidly improving business infrastructure. Senso-ji Temple is one of Tokyo’s many attractions.

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Cross Border Xpress Expands Meeting Demand in San Diego

Smart Meetings

Two airline companies—Aeromexico and Hainan Airlines— fly directly to Shanghai from Tijuana already. Courtesy: sandiego.org. A 390-foot pedestrian bridge originating south of the U.S.

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How to Use Different Time Zones to Your Advantage

PCMA Convene

They then partnered with producers in Sydney, New York, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Singapore to bring it all to life. The one-night-only performance of an original theatrical production helped launch the Atlantis Sanya Resort in China. Courtesy INVNT). Laura Robert, INVNT APAC managing director.

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Star Events supplies record-breaking League of Legends spectacular

Event Industry News

Star Events’ Gwangju kit came from the company’s base in Shanghai while the VerTech Ultra system was sourced from the UK, bar a new raker support, which was fabricated in China. Star Events’ VerTech Ultra system provided for a stunning production at Riot Games’ League Of Legends World Championships final in South Korea, which attracted a record 99.6m unique viewers according to stats revealed last week.

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The ACC Liverpool Group appoints new chair of the board

Event Industry News

During his time at Vision, he oversaw Liverpool’s award winning six-month participation in the World EXPO Shanghai 2010. The ACC Liverpool Group has appointed Max Steinberg CBE as its new chair of the board. The organisation confirmed that he will take over from the previous chair, former Liverpool Football Club chief executive Ian Ayre, who left in June 2018.

20 Can't-Miss VR and AR Events in 2018

Bizzabo

17) MWC - Mobile World Congress Shanghai. Location: Shanghai, China. Why You Should Attend: Originating from its founding conference in Barcelona, MWC Shanghai is the largest mobile phone conference in Asia. Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are no longer a figment of our imaginations - they've come to life! We’ve compiled 20 events dedicated to VR and AR to keep you up to date and involved with this innovative and revolutionary technology.

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Greenbuild Goes Global

PCMA Convene

In China, Greenbuild will be hosting an expo independent of any partnerships in Shanghai on Oct. The world’s largest show dedicated to green buildings is about to get even bigger. Half of all of our new LEED projects are happening outside of the U.S.,”

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Greenbuild Goes Global

PCMA Convene

In China, Greenbuild will be hosting an expo independent of any partnerships in Shanghai on Oct. The world’s largest show dedicated to green buildings is about to get even bigger. Half of all of our new LEED projects are happening outside of the U.S.,”

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Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority Honored by World Travel Awards

SmartMeetings

Competing against other top destinations, Miami Beach was chosen by more than 1 million industry voters over Auckland Tourism, Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau, Cape Town Tourism, Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau, Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administrative Commission and Visit London.

5 Hot Luxury Properties Slated to Open

SmartMeetings

Bulgari Hotel Shanghai is in the heart of the city, but in a peaceful riverside location. Five luxury properties—ranging from relaxing resorts to urban landmarks—have been identified as the world's next great upscale hotels by experiential travel network Virtuoso.

Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities to Host a Meeting

SmartMeetings

Shanghai, China. Get your passport ready! Conde Nast Traveler has released a list of the 50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World, many of which would make great meeting destinations. The list highlights cities rich in history, architecture and natural beauty.

How Festivalisation is Influencing Meetings

PCMA Convene

The gaming and e-sports sector is famous for hosting big-ticket festivalised events, and events like ChinaJoy — an annual digital entertainment expo in Shanghai — can provide a possible road map for other sectors.

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10+ Beautifully Designed Event Websites

Bizzabo

Even their copy has a sensual side: “We invite you into a world, suspended between the earth and the sky, to share passions and poetry from Shanghai to New York and Paris.” Often the event website is an attendees first encounter with an event. It can cause the first rumblings of hype (or dread). The web designer’s job is to master the event’s aura before the event even happens, capturing the scene in fonts, colors, and design.

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Omnicom creates Global Experiential Practice Area

Event Industry News

Omnicom Experiential Group will include 1600 practitioners across 29 offices in 16 countries with leadership in five global hubs: London, Milwaukee, Paris, Sao Paulo and Shanghai. Omnicom (NYSE: OMC) today announced the launch of Omnicom Experiential Group, a connected collection of Omnicom experiential agencies that will form a borderless experiential network. This globally diverse group includes best-in-class agencies Auditoire, “DOIT!”, GMR Marketing, “Luxury Makers” and TRO.

2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide

Bizzabo

Mobile World Congress Shanghai. Shanghai, China. MWC Shanghai is Asia’s biggest mobile event, organized by the GSMA and held each year in the business hub of Shanghai, China. The most authoritative 2019 tech conferences directory on the web. Period.

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CVB Marketing Genius Makes Headlines

SmartMeetings

Miami Beach was chosen by more than 1 million industry voters over Auckland Tourism, Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau, Cape Town Tourism, Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau, Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administrative Commission and Visit London. Seattle.

Top 15 Hotel Brands Win Popular Vote

SmartMeetings

The Peninsula Hotels can hold meetings at its properties in Chicago, New York City, Paris, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo, Bangkok, Manila and Beverly Hills, California. Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley, California. The people have spoken.

The 5 Biggest Pitfalls of Hosted Buyer Programs

Converve

Trade show organizers that see themselves purely as space rental companies are under pressure. More and more exhibitors question the return-on-invest of their trade show participations.

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A Guide To Doing Business in China

PCMA Convene

You can go to Shanghai and see architecture that is light-years ahead of the rest of the world. When you go to Beijing, Shanghai, or any big city in the country, you will find markets everywhere.

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The 5 Biggest Pitfalls of Hosted Buyer Programs

Converve

Trade show organizers that see themselves purely as space rental companies are under pressure. More and more exhibitors question the return-on-invest of their trade show participations.

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EventBank: The Best Event Management Software for Events in China

EventBank Insights

In fact we have two offices in China, in the largest Chinese cities Beijing and Shanghai.

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