28 Nov
IBTM World, November 28th

Fast growing in different parts of the world, GL events introduces 3 new centers to join its 40 venues global network :

  • Aichi Sky Expo Convention and Exhibition Center, Japan
  • E2 Dubai Exhibition and Event Center, UAE
  • New Toulouse Exhibition and Convention Centre, France

Three destinations are renowned hubs for aeronautics and aviation.

  • Toulouse is a world capital for aeronautics and European capital in the space sector
  • The aerospace industry in Aichi-Nagoya is the largest in Japan and in Asia
  • Dubai is amongst top Aerospace Cities of the Future with the ambition to become the Aviation Capital of the World

Given this strong know-how, a special event will be organized during IBTM to « fly through » these 3 destinations while featuring 3 new multi-purpose venues close to international airports.

Aichi Sky Expo is a 60 000 sqm versatile facility to open in Japan in September 2019. With this significant growth of event capacities, Japan offers new opportunities to exhibition, congress and event organizers. The largest industrial region in Japan, strategically located between Tokyo and Osaka, Aichi is Japan gateway to the world. Situated in the bonded area, in 5 minutes walk from Aichi airport (Centrair), Aichi Sky Expo symbolizes the willingness to open Aichi to international trade and relations.

New Toulouse Exhibition and Convention Centre comprising 40 000sqm of an indoor exhibition, 39 000sqm of an outdoor exhibition and 15 000 sqm of convention spaces, will open during summer 2020. Designed by Rem Koolhaas, famous Dutch architect, as a compact mini-city inspired by the shape of the aeronautics manufacturing plants in the area, the venue will be located in 5 minutes drive from Toulouse-Blagnac International Airport, 1st French business airport. Upon the opening, the venue will host Open Space, a major event in the space sector, designed by industry partners and GL events.

E2 Dubai South Event and Exhibition Center is located in the heart of Aviation District, ecosystem comprising aerospace supply chain, airside facilities, education, and R&D, hosting Dubaï Air Show. The 40 000 sqm center is purpose-built for catering large-scale shows and events. World Expo 2020 and Al Maktoum International Airport, which will become the largest hub welcoming 200 million passengers per year, are a stone throw from the venue.

MICE sector professionals, meeting, sourcing planners and press are invited « on board » with GL events to learn more about these vibrant destinations, major knowledge, and business hubs. The « boarding » will take place on Wednesday, November 28, at 12 pm on GL events E70 stand at IBTM World.