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About Drupa

About Drupa

The 16th edition of Drupa – the largest printing equipment exhibition in the world- already knocks on the Messe Duesseldorf’s gates.  The fair is held every four or even sometimes five years, but rumor has it, that the future editions will take place once in three years. Drupa is not only big in size, number…

Recent Cancellations

Recent Cancellations

BEST of BIKE is a fair for bikes and accessories. The event started in 2012 and took place annually in Salzburg, Austria. The last one was between 14 and 16 Sep 2014.  Edition 2015 was cancelled. 2014 ‘ s, 56th edition of the annual “International CRAFTS Fair” in Zagreb, Croatia also known as “Međunarodni Sajam OBRTNIŠTVA”, was…

55 and more

55 and more

With so many fairs, namesakes are absolutely logical. We went deeper aiming to find the most overused word.  The result was stunning and definitely beyond our expectations. A dictionary quote: “The word “agri”, genitive of “ager”, means “a field” and comes from late Latin.” In 27 European Countries, we found 55 events, which use Agri, Agro…

Ten 19th Century Events still alive

Ten 19th Century Events still alive

IPEX or International Printing Machinery and Allied Trades Exhibition was established in year 1851 in London. It is a leading Printing, Media and Publishing Event. Nowadays the shows takes place in London’s Excel once every four years. The roots of BADISCHE WEINMESSE go back to 1872. This is an annual Regional Wine Exhibition located in…

Names Changed

Names Changed

There are events, which are so successful, that their management would never dare thinking of changing name, location, frequency, logo etc. Others relocate their events in different cities, change frequency, seasons. Not very often, but it happens. The reasons are different – rebranding, change of ownership, merging, profile change etc. Sometimes it is successful, sometimes…

MIDEM

MIDEM

It is not possible to describe the event briefly. Often called “the most important music-industry fair in the world”, “mirror of the music industry”, “irreplaceable event for the record and music publishing industry”, MIDEM is the first international market for music rights. The name of the founder of Midem Organisation and first CEO is Bernard…

SIAL Paris in Bullet points

SIAL Paris in Bullet points

SIAL 2014 will be held between 19 and 23 October for 26th time The show is held  every even year and its main rival ANUGA is held every odd year in Cologne First edition was in 1964 and in 2014 SIAL Cellebrates 50th anniversary Porte de Versailles is venue of SIAL until 1984 Parc des Expositions Paris-Nord Villepinte opens  in…

Frankfurt Book Fair and Leipzig Book Fair – How it started?

Frankfurt Book Fair and Leipzig Book Fair – How it started?

Back in 1450 Johannes Gutenberg invented one of the most remarkable inventions of all time – the printing press. Others in Europe were working on a movable type at that time, without achieving significant results. As a former professional goldsmith from Mainz, Gutenberg had good knowledge of metals and ways to craft them. He was…

Light and Building Frankfurt 2014

Light and Building Frankfurt 2014

The 8th edition of Light and Building Frankfurt starts on the 30th of March, lasting 6 days. The show is the biggest for the lightning industry and presents the latest innovations in the field. In 2014 9 Light and Building events will take place worldwide,  starting with Frankfurt. “Energy efficiency” is the leading topic this…

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