British business media group Informa Plc said a 19 per cent rise in revenue from global exhibitions offset weak performance of its business intelligence and training divisions, sending its shares up as much as 4.4 per cent.
Industry leaders have signed up as main sponsors of the upcoming Saudi Plast & Petrochem 2014 and Saudi Print & Pack 2014 exhibitions in Riyadh, said event organisers.
The exhibitions will run concurrently from February 17
Bahrain will build a BD6 billion ($15.5 billion) industrial city covering 95 sq km, which will increase the country's GDP by 20 per cent and will offer 24,000 job opportunities, said a top government official.
It would be buil
Bahrain is pushing ahead with plans to construct a new "Exhibition City" following an increase of 40 per cent last year in the kingdom’s exhibitions industry last year over 2011, said a senior government official.
The Bahrain Exhibition and Convention Authority (BECA) has posted a total revenue of BD1.6 million ($4.2 million) in 2012, representing 34 per cent increase compared with 2011, a report said.
It achieved a big leap in revenue, num
More than 2,000 local and international exhibitors have flocked to Bahrain in the last eight months, a 100 per cent increase from last year.
Major events in Bahrain are set to attract approximately 300,000 visitors, according to a
Tamkeen, Bahrain’s labour fund, has supported nearly 50 Bahraini business entrepreneurs to participate in key international trade fairs and exhibitions held during the first quarter of 2012.
The events covered a wide range of sectors and i
The gulfBID and gulfInteriors exhibitions, which opened in Bahrain yesterday, are breaking records not only in terms of exhibitor participation and trade visitors but also in the total value of deals signed.
Business is firmly back on trac
His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister of Bahrain, today inaugurated the gulfBID and gulfInteriors exhibitions and said the shows will help improve the industrial climate of the kingdom.
The Prime Minis
The AnnualTeam Bahrain Meeting, the seventh series and the first for 2012 under the theme 'Working Together to Welcome the World', will be held today at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre.
A large representa