Reed Exhibitions completes full ownership of IAB/Mack Brooks events in India

Reed Exhibitions has announced full ownership of three events in India previously organised by Inter Ads-Brooks (IAB), a 50/50 joint venture in India.

This announcement represents an important step in further strengthening of Reed Exhibitions’ Indian business. Blech India (Mumbai), Fastener Fair (Mumbai and Delhi) and ExpoRail (Delhi) have now become a part of rapidly growing portfolio of professional trade shows organised by Reed Exhibitions in India.

Mr. Gregory Zaraisky, CEO, Reed Exhibitions India stated: “We are pleased to have now completed the next step of the Mack Brooks acquisition journey. Having visited ExpoRail, Fastener Fair and Blech India earlier this year, I am extremely excited about their future within Reed Exhibitions India and look forward to seeing all events thrive from our teams’ accumulated and significant knowledge and expertise within respective industry sectors. I would also want to express our sincere gratitude to our long time JV partner Rajan Sharma who was a powerful co-engine behind the success story of Inter Ads-Brooks.”

Mr. Rajan Sharma, Director, Inter Ads Exhibitions Pvt Ltd, stated, “Whilst we pass on the legacy that we have built over the past decade to Reed Exhibitions, Inter Ads India will continue with its endeavour in bringing focused international exhibitions and conferences to the Indian market.”

About Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is a leading global events organiser, with more than 500 events in 30 countries. In 2018, Reed Exhibitions brought together more than 7m event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed Exhibitions’ events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 38 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.

About RELX

RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. The Group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs over 30,000 people, of whom almost half are in North America. The shares of RELX PLC, the parent company, are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RELX. The market capitalisation is approximately £36.3bn, €42.6bn, $46.9bn.