UBM’s Jonny Sullens is event director for Leisure Industry Week and will oversee event industry show International Confex for the first time this year. He talks to EN about his plans, market challenges and opportunities.
Antony Reeve-Crook delves into Edinburgh’s secret plans to become a leader in the international exhibitions market.
Edinburgh has long been a place that appeals to event planners. Home to the Edinburgh Comedy Festival, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and a host of other large domestic events, it has a pedigree built on wild landscape and rich history.
The smartphone has changed the way we function as human beings. Sarah O’Donnell finds out what its affect has had on exhibitions and makes a few recommendations.
Apps are mobile applications that can be downloaded and run on smartphones such as the iPhone, BlackBerry or Google Android. Some sources estimate there are over 300,000 apps available on the iTunes directory alone. And this does not take into account apps created for other devices.
Spring Fair International show in Birmingham is getting a facelift. Nadia Cameron looks at why the broad-based gift show is still relevant.
Every show needs a facelift to remain appealing to its target audience. So it’s not surprising Emap Connect has embarked on an ambitious £1m investment strategy overhaul its flagship Spring Fair International show.