Friday, January 24, 2014

Event numbers up 13% at Singapore Expo in 2013

News this week: Singapore Expo Convention and Exhibition Centre and its convention wing, MAX Atria, held more than 800 events in 2013 – an increase of 13% over 2012. Singex, the venue’s management company reported a total of 7.5 million visitors attended these events, up 25% year-on-year. The venue is forecasting a 10% growth in the number of events and total visitors in 2014.

Large-scale exhibitions currently scheduled in 2014 at Singapore Expo include the International Furniture Fair Singapore (IFFS) and Food & Hotel Asia (FHA), which will attract an expected gathering of 18,000 and 64,000, respectively. Additionally, the 52nd Multiple District 308 Lions Convention 2014, Senior Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP) 2014, SenseAsia 2014, InterMET Asia 2014 and Interspeech 2014 will be held for the first time at the venue this year.

Aloysius Arlando, CEO of Singex, said, “We are looking forward to an exciting year ahead and are gearing up for a strong event line up in 2014. Our operations, event services and technical support teams are well-equipped to meet the exacting demands and challenges of these mega shows.”

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