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Trade Fairs Make Their Return in Europe

DUSSELDORF — The first major European trade fair since the lockdown, CARAVAN SALON attracted 107,000 attendees to Messe Düsseldorf from August 28 to September 5, signaling a much-awaited return to business for the trade show industry. Attendees during the 10-day event included many young families. “The world’s most important trade

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Shenzhen World Back with Shenzhen International Furniture Exhibition

CHINA – Finally, the trade show industry has reason for celebration. While there has been a gradual, but marked, reopening of the trade show industry in China, and many venues have restarted operations, thus far, most shows have seen significant reductions in size and attendance. However, from August 20-23, Shenzhen

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Attending a German Trade Show Deemed Essential Travel

GERMANY ­­— Trade show attendees from all countries can now enter Germany to attend shows. The German government has taken the lead in demonstrating the importance of trade shows in resurrecting the global economy in a COVID-19 world. Germany’s Ministry of the Interior has categorized entering the country to attend

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ReedPop Creates Community Screen-to-Screen During PAX Online

The numbers are staggering. ReedPop, a global portfolio focused on delivering pop culture and lifestyle content, has brought together some of the world’s largest video game events, web sites and video channels for PAX, a first-of-its-kind gathering. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, PAX Online (online.paxsite.com) shifted to an online-only event

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Attending a German Trade Show Deemed Essential Travel

GERMANY ­­–The German government has taken the lead in demonstrating the importance of trade shows in resurrecting their economy in a COVID-19 world. Germany’s Ministry of the Interior has categorized entering the country to attend a trade show to be “essential travel.” “UFI applauds this decision by the German government

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