RegencyExpo| International Exhibitions agency 

Taiwan's first comprehensive agriculture technology exhibition, Asia Agri-Tech Expo & Forum 2017, will take place Sept. 28-30 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center.

It is being co-organized by the "Council of Agriculture (COA), Executive Yuan of Taiwan government", and UBM Asia Ltd., Taiwan Branch (UBM Taiwan).

UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has released the results of its 18th UFI Global Barometer survey.

After two years of relatively stable levels of operating profit, majority of interviewed companies indicated that they expect increased turnover in 2017.

The survey shows an ongoing expansion in the industry’s business activities globally, both in the survey companies’ home market as well as in new geographical markets.

The majority of the companies surveyed plan to develop new activities. About 40% also plan to develop operations in new countries.

Emerald Expositions’ Outdoor Retailer has opened the door to possibly moving its show out of its long-time home at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City.

The show recently announced, in cooperation with Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and Grassroots Outdoor Alliance, that it will solicit proposals for venue locations for shows and events scheduled for November 2018 and beyond.

In response to the retail fashion industry’s growing concern about how President Trump’s administration may impact global trade and apparel manufacturing, SOURCING at MAGIC will be hosting a special educational seminar, “Post Election: Trump and Trade,” at MAGIC, taking place Feb. 21-23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

As one of 13 showfloor categories at the largest biannual U.S. trade show for the global retail fashion industry, SOURCING at MAGIC is dedicated to the global supply chain.

We can talk all day about what the trade show industry and our employers are or are not doing to promote, protect, and compensate women (and we will), but are women doing enough to get the promotions, protections, and compensation that they deserve? Some women will say that we shouldn’t have to do anything, that equality is equality. Others might say that if anything is worth having, it’s worth working toward methodically.

There may also be a group of women that is simply happy with where they are and where they’re going. What about you? In this week’s discussion, Michelle Bruno will solicit commentary from both women and men on the topic of what women can and should do to shatter glass ceilings, get better pay, and write their own tickets in the tradeshow workplace. Are you in? Here are some questions: