Diversified Communications Continues Investment in Australia, Acquires Luxperience

Diversified Communications announced today the acquisition of Luxperience, Australia’s only event dedicated exclusively to the business of luxury travel. “As a premium invitation-only hosted buyer model that features awards and networking opportunities, Luxperience is in a great position to understand and continue to service the needs of this growing community,” stated General Manager of Diversified Communications Australia, David Longman

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Fresh Montgomery acquires Pub18

Press release: The UK’s leading food, drink and hospitality events company accelerates growth through strategic acquisitions and organic growth
Fresh Montgomery, the UK’s leading organiser of food, drink & hospitality events, has acquired Pub18, the only show entirely dedicated to the UK pub industry. The acquisition will strengthen Fresh Montgomery’s position as the most comprehensive events organisation in the market serving the food, drink and hospitality industries.

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Messe Frankfurt Group to expand its expertise in the technology sector with RosMould

Press release from Rossmould: Messe Frankfurt consolidates its portfolio of technology shows with Rosmould – International trade fair for mold-making, prototyping and 3D technologies. The agreement for purchase was signed by Moldexpo LLC, the owner of the show, and Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH, the part of Messe Frankfurt Group. “Russia remains one of the countries with high potential for economic growth and exhibition business as well. On the market is seen the rise of demand for machine tools for such key sectors as power generation, transport, automotive and agriculture. Since 2006, RosMould has united the specialists from the wide range of industries, providing the innovative solutions in the field of design and engineering of products, equipment for prototyping, manufacturing of moulds, die moulds and stamps. Messe Frankfurt is one of the key player on exhibition market worldwide with strong expertise in many business fields. Its experience will greatly contribute to the further development of RosMould,” notes Dmitry Sorokorensky, President of Moldexpo LLC.

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Tarsus extends JV with E.J. Krause in Mexico

Press Release: Tarsus Group plc (LSE:TRS), the international business-to-business media group, announces that it has agreed terms with E.J. Krause & Associates, Inc. (“EJK”) to expand its 50% owned joint venture (the “JV”) in Mexico, resulting in the JV now owning all EJK Mexico’s event portfolio

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Comexposium to acquire the group MFV which includes Leading Franchise Events in the US, Mexico, and the UK

Press Release: Comexposium Group today announces the entry into an agreement to acquire the group MFV which includes major Franchise trade shows and conferences in the United States (International Franchise Expo in New York, Franchise Expo West in Los Angeles, Franchise Expo South in Dallas); Franquicias Feria International, the leading annual event in Mexico and The Franchise Show in London. A portfolio of developmental events in Latin America and Europe also are part of the acquisition.

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MCH Group acquires MC2, a leading event marketing service provider in the U.S.

Press Release: MCH Group, a globally leading live marketing company with its head office in Basel (Switzerland) has acquired a 100% holding in MC2 (“MC-squared”), a recognized leader in the and event marketing industry in the U.S. This is by far the biggest acquisition in the 100-year history of MCH Group and a key strategic expansion. “The acquisition of MC2 marks a tremendous step forward in the implementation of our corporate strategy, which we have been pursuing since 2005”, explains René Kamm, CEO of MCH Group. “With MC2, we will be greatly boosting our international presence and activities, as well as expanding our range of services in the live marketing field.”

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Emerald Expositions Acquires InterDrone Conference & Exposition

Press Release: SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. – March 13, 2017 – Emerald Expositions, LLC (“Emerald”), a leading U.S. business-to-business trade show and conference producer, today announced its acquisition of the International Drone Conference and Exposition (“InterDrone”), the largest commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) trade show and conference in North America, from BZ Media LLC.

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Clarion Events Asia Announce the Acquisition of RetailEX ASEAN

Press Release: SINGAPORE, 2017-Feb-23 — /EPR Network/ — Clarion Events Asia today announced that they have acquired RetailEX ASEAN, a fast growing trade exhibition serving retailers in the ASEAN region. Co-organising the event with IMPACT, the premium venue in Thailand, Clarion Events look to enhance its offering to the retail industry in Asia.

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Infopro Digital challenges EasyFairs market dominance with Beauteam acquisition

Infopro Digital has announced the acquisition of communications and events specialist Beauteam, a move which will boost the group’s presence in the B2B events market, challenging the likes of EasyFairs. Multi-media specialist and organiser of Luxe Pack Monaco, Shanghai and New York, Infopro Digital will expand its presence in the cosmetics events world with the Beauteam acquisition, with the smaller events company organising the successful MakeUp In events across Europe, New York, Seoul, Sao Paulo and Los Angeles.

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Haymarket Media Group forms joint venture with Comexposium

Press Release: Haymarket Media Group today announces a new joint venture with Comexposium, one of the world’s leading event organisers.

The new partnership with Comexposium includes Haymarket’s Cereals and Fruit Focus exhibitions, the UK’s leading technical events for the arable farming and fruit industries respectively

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