Friday, June 21, 2013

UBM Asia and Restec to launch furniture fair in Moscow

News this week: UBM plc’s subsidiary, UBM Asia, and Russian organiser, Restec, announced the launch of a new international B2B furniture fair in Moscow in 2014. The new event, FIDexpo, will be held from 12th to 14th May at the All Russian Exhibition Centre (WC) Pavilion 75.

Restec has served the furniture industry in Russia for more than 20 years. FIDexpo will showcase mid- to high-end furniture with a strong representation from Asian suppliers and manufacturers. The event will be co-located with ZOW Moscow, an annual international exhibition on furniture components and accessories.

In a separate announcement, UBM highlighted its strengthened ties with the Chinese government and exhibition industry during a visit earlier this month. David Levin, CEO of UBM plc met with Chinese government bodies and exhibition industry players. He visited Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai, and met with senior officials from the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), Tianjin and Shanghai Municipalities.

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