ITB Asia, the ‘Trade Show for the Asian Travel Market’, has introduced it’ll proceed its partnership with main convention and affiliation administration firm, Ok.I.T Group, increasing this 12 months’s Association convention programme.
A collection of periods entitled ‘EAST Meetings WEST’ will concentrate on how European and International associations can optimize their actions and relationships inside the Asia Pacific area, and embody devoted discussions specializing in key markets reminiscent of China and India. The Ok.I.T. convention will happen on 22 October 2015, the second day of the present, on the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.
“This educational business programme, designed especially for association executives and industry leaders, adds to ITB Asia’s strong conference line-up. This year’s speakers will discuss Asia’s unique association landscape, and provide advice on how organisers can enhance their own events to attract greater participation from the region.” stated Katrina Leung, Executive Director of Messe Berlin (Singapore), the organisers of ITB Asia.
The first session titled ‘The Multipolar Knowledge Society’ will concentrate on the internationalisation and regionalisation of the Association world with contributions from Alessandro Cortese, CEO of the European Society Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO), and Mohamed Mezghani, Deputy Secretary of the Union International de Transport Public (UITP).
There will then be an in depth take a look at the expansion of regional occasions within the affiliation sector, case research shows will likely be made by Josche Ouwerkerk, Manager of Conferences and Business Relations on the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) and Professor Tan Huay Cheem, President, Asian Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology (APSIC).
“Our sessions are specifically designed for delegates looking to expand Asian involvement in their events, or to actually extend their events into the Asian market. Our timely and tailored content will allow attendees to garner insights into the vast opportunities of this diverse and expanding marketplace,” stated Ben Hainsworth, Executive Director for Associations, Ok.I.T Group GmbH.
The convention may even shine a highlight on the prospects of two regional giants, China and India. Speakers will embody Jennifer Salsbury, CEO of IMC Convention Solutions, previously Director of Sales, International on the China National
Convention Center (CNCC), Beijing and a senior consultant of the World Toilet Organization (WTO) which held its world summit in New Delhi earlier this 12 months.
ITB Asia can have a robust line-up of conferences this 12 months with plenty of periods already confirmed. These embody partnerships with the China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI), Centre for Aviation (CAPA), and DestinationElite. Attendees can count on to achieve a complete understanding on China’s booming outbound journey market, study extra concerning the newest change drivers which are important to understanding the way forward for the aviation business in addition to traits within the premium journey and hospitality business in Asia.
ITB Asia is a associate occasion of TravelRave, a mega journey and tourism pageant week organised by the Singapore. Last 12 months’s present attracted near 750 exhibitors from 76 international locations, in addition to 850 consumers from 62 international locations. ITB Asia is a associate occasion of TravelRave, a mega journey and tourism pageant week organised by the Singapore Tourism Board.
For extra data on ITB Asia 2015, go to www.itb-asia.com.
For extra data on EAST conferences WEST, contact [email protected].
About ITB Asia 2015
ITB Asia 2015 will happen on the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, from 21 – 23 October. It is organised by Messe Berlin (Singapore) Pte Ltd and supported by the Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau. The occasion will characteristic a whole bunch of exhibiting firms from the Asia-Pacific area, Europe, the Americas, Africa and the Middle East, masking not solely the leisure market, but additionally company and MICE journey. Exhibitors from each sector of the business, together with locations, airways and airports, motels and resorts, theme parks and points of interest, inbound tour operators, inbound DMCs, cruise traces, spas, venues, different assembly services and journey expertise firms are all anticipated to attend. www.itb-asia.com.
About Ok.I.T. Group
Ok.I.T. Group’s experience is the worldwide organisation of conferences with an incredible affinity to element planning, finances transparency and a well-structured motion plan/countdown. Our full vary of providers contains the administration of all logistical and administrative facets of convention organisation. Being long-time leaders within the area of convention administration, we’ve the flexibleness to adapt to your affiliation’s necessities and customise our providers to serve your wants. With greater than 25 years of experience within the organisation of conferences all of the whereas constructing strategic alliances, Ok.I.T. Group relies in Berlin with Europe at our toes, and operational places of work worldwide.
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