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Exhibition News July 2014
July 2014

GES focuses on exhibition industry issues
posted on: 13/9/2011 10:04:23

The third-annual Global Event Summit has reported its highest attendance to date with 136 representatives participating in the three-day industry event.
 
The forum was organised by Tfconnect and held at the newly-opened Waldorf Astoria at Syon Park from 7 to 9 September. According to the organiser, the 136 delegates represented 90 companies from 22 countries and included executives from Reed, Clarion, IMEX, Diversified Business Communications, Emap, Centaur, Tarsus, UBM, Brand Events, ITE Group and Messe Berlin and Frankfurt.
 
Click to see photo highlights from this year’s GES in EN’s event gallery here.
 
Presentations focused on a range of industry challenges, opportunities and business strategies and included exhibition investment veteran
Roger Shashoua as well as Bruce Robinson, who presented on his experience when the roof of the Katowice Exhibition Centre collapsed in 2006, killing 65 people. The summit was chaired by Clarion CEO Simon Kimble.
 
Alongside the formal sessions, guests indulged in networking and social events including the summit dinner, where Brand Events CEO Chris Hughes delivered two hours of stand-up.
 
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