Category Archives : 2016


White Paper: Digital Transformation in the Trade Fair Business

jwc recently conducted a study in support of the 83rd UFI Global Congress in Shanghai (November 2016). It was based on a survey in which we probed the leaders in our industry, to tell us what are the most likely changes they think might come our way as part of the digital transformation our industry […]


jwc contributes to the success of the annual UFI Congress

The 83rd UFI Congress took place at the NECC in Shanghai from 9.-12. November 2016. In line with this year’s Congress theme  ‘Ripples; the exhibition industry in transformation’, jwc aimed to bring to focus what “digitalize to grow” might mean for the industry. Results from jwc’s annual industry survey were presented; clearly there is a […]

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Consortium for construction and operation of SZICEC has been assigned

The tender for the construction and operation of SZICEC has been decided by an independent tender evaluation committee in Shenzhen. A consortium consisting of China Merchants Shekou Holdings (CMSH), Shenzhen Overseas Chinese Town Holding Company (OCT) and SMG has been assigned with the construction and operation of the new venue. ►Download the Press Release Tweet


jwc’s Global Snapshot 08/2016

jwc’s Global Snapshot can be found in the ExhibitionWorld Magazine (Issue 03/2016). For the thirs time in 2016, jwc highlighted the latest developments in the global trade fair business, this time with a strong focus on Europe and Asia. ► Read the full article on Exhibition World ►Download the article Tweet


jwc Global Exhibition Industry Survey (GEIS) 2016

Each year jwc surveys exhibition industry experts around the globe about challenges that our industry faces today and in the near future. For example, are event organizers or venues doing enough for the brands they manage? Is a stronger focus on retaining talent merited? Are current activities in line with overall future goals? As always, […]


jwc to develop the Master Plan for the new venue in Shenzhen

jwc has been selected through public tender to develop the Master Plan for the new venue in Shenzhen, the Shenzhen International Convention & Exhibition Center (SZICEC), by SZICEC Construction Headquarter. By its completion, the venue will offer 500,000m² of indoor exhibition and conference space and thus will be the world’s largest exhibition venue. ► Download […]


Jochen Witt at the IEIA Open Seminar 2016

The IEIA Open Seminar (May 06-07, 2016, at BIEC, Banagalore) is the most important networking platform for the Indian exhibition industry. Jochen Witt will participate as a speaker and cover the topic of ‘Trends in the Global Exhibition Industry with a special focus on India’. ► Get more information about the IEIA Open Seminar 2016 […]


Global Snapshot – Exhibition World

In the Exhibition World Magazine (Issue 1 2016) we gave an outlook on some key markets for the trade fair industry. ► Read the full article on Exhibition World ► Download the article Tweet


Dr. Gerd Weber speaks at the UFI Open Seminar in Chiang Mai

On February 25-26, the UFI Open Seminar in Asia takes place in Chiang Mai, Thailand. During his speech, our Senior Expert and Consultant Dr. Gerd Weber gives an outlook for ASEAN exhibition markets, analyzing the recent performance of key ASEAN trade fair markets and share his views on where the continued growth will be in […]