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    Building the Future - A recap of the 9th IELA WINTER SEMINAR 2019

    January 29th 2019, Zurich - IELA held its 9th edition of the IELA Winter Seminar in Zurich from January 16th to 20th. This event offers an exclusive training programme dedicated to addressing the complex issues and procedures of the exhibition logistics industry. Read more...

    Delivering Security Insight for the Exhibition Industry at IELA CONNECT 2018

    Shanghai, October 23rd 2018 - The premier edition of IELA CONNECT took place in Shanghai on October 15th at the JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai Tomorrow Square. Strengthening the relationship between the stakeholders of the exhibition industry at a local scale and reinforcing safety and security standards were the key elements of the new event. Read more...

    Security and collaboration for a safer and more secure exhibition industry

    24th August 2018 - Strengthening relationships for a safe and secure exhibition industry at IELA Connect, Shanghai, 15th October 2018.

    The safety of exhibitors, visitors and event staff is the highest priority of the exhibitions and events industry. Read more...

    MOU signing between IELA and SAACI

    22nd August 2018 - IELA, the International Exhibition Logistics Association, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SAACI, the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry. The MOU was signed by Mrs. Mariane Ewbank, IELA Board Member and former Chairwoman and Mr. Rudi van der Vyver, CEO of SAACI. Read more...

    IELA Congress & Partnering Event 2018

    Lightening the Age of Transformation in Exhibition & Event Logistics: IELA Forum on Digitization

    12th July 2018 - ‘Participate, Engage,Share & Win’ was this year’s mantraat IELA’s must-attend event for theExhibition & Event Logistics Industry. Read more...

    2017 IELA Awards


    The INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION LOGISTICS ASSOCIATION seeks to professionalise all segments within exhibition and event logistics, set corresponding standards and ensure compliance with them. This is a hallmark of the high quality level of our members. Read more...

    Vicki Bedi elected IELA Chairman

    3rd July 2018, San Francisco – During the 2018 General Assembly of the International Association of Exhibition Logistics (IELA) in San Francisco, USA, the membership elected Mr. Vicki Bedi, CEO of P.S. Bedi Group India, as the new Chairman. He will serve a two-year term (2018-2020). Read more...

    IELA Working Groups

    Our WGs are a vital source of the new ideas and project development critical to our organisation. Their members are active all year long from their respective offices, but once a year during the IELA Congress each group gets together in person to discuss their progress. Our WGs cover topics from every aspect related to exhibition logistics, from staff training and industry relations to membership, IELA Standards and Customs. Plus, there is also the Think Tank group! Read more...

    IELA at IEIA

    May 9th-11th 2018, HITEX, Hyderabad – IEIA, the India Exhibition Industry Association, kindly invited IELA, the International Exhibition Logistics Association, to participate in their Open Seminar 2018. With “Converge and Connect” as its theme, the annual flagship gathering was the platform for members, associates, and international delegates to come together; deliberate on current industry events; and build on their businesses, presence, and networks. Read more...

    Operational Excellence: Focus on smooth freight handling

    In times of a fast moving exhibition world with tight build up and dismantling periods as well as growth of freight traffic operational excellence and efficiencies enhancing service standards is key for the global exhibition freight forwarding value chain. Read more...

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