IMEX schemes to foster debutants and productivity

IMEX has outlined a number of projects for its inaugural show this April. These include running a wild-card scheme for potential exhibitors and a Performance-Improvement pavilion in conjunction with SITE. The wild-card scheme will offer a limited number of free stands for destinations that have not exhibited at a major trade show. This year’s intake includes Charleroi in Belgium, Poznan in Poland, Big Sky Montana in the US, and Ixtapa in Mexico. The SITE pavilion is being set up to offer advice to buyers on topics such as self-motivation and productivity. “It’s all part of a focus on social responsibility, the environment and political awareness of the industry,” said IMEX chairman Ray Bloom.

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