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Vol.3 y No.3 y March 2009 IT&CM China 2009 y 15 17 April 2009 y ShanghaiMart Expo y www.itcmchina.com IT&CM China 2009 draws biggest Chinese participation IT&CM (Incentive Travel & Conventions Meetings) China returns to Shanghai in April for the third year with a bigger Chinese contingent. Show organisers - TTG Asia Media and MP International - have signed up four of China s tourism hotspots for this year s tradeshow which will be held from 15 to 17 April 2009 at the ShanghaiMart Expo. Themed Promoting China to the World and the World to China IT&CM China 2009 is expected to attract more than 2 000 leading industry professionals from China and the rest of the world will attend the event and experience the winning elements of China as The Next MICE Powerhouse . Sylvia Phua Chief Executive Officer of MP International said IT&CM China has grown since its inaugural show in 2007. With the overwhelming support from local industry players this year especially the confirmation of the state pavilions our show has become the leading platform for China s MICE products services and destinations to the world. Meet qualified Chinese buyers The number of quality MICE Chinese buyers is set to increase this year with the confirmed participation of leading Chinese companies sourcing for MICE products and services. BlueFocus PR Consulting a professional public relations services provider and 3rd largest PR agency in China with 22 regional offices across the country. Eli Lilly China a leading pharmaceutical corporation with a growing portfolio of pharmaceutical products derived from latest research in worldwide laboratories. Greentown Real Estate Group Co. Ltd one of the leading property developers in China for quality residential property development for middle to high income residents. HUBS1 a leading web-based travel distribution marketplace in China and the official hotel reservation service provider and sponsor of the Shanghai World Expo 2010 sourcing for accommodation for 7 million visitors. Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co. Ltd. a top dairy companies in China it is a flagship enterprise in the dairy industry. Shunya Communications Group an influential integrated communications service brand in China which services major international brands e.g. General Motors Volvo P&G and Unilever. Symantec Software (Beijing) Co. Ltd a global leader in providing security storage and systems management solutions to ensure secure and management of data. Showcasing the best from China This year the Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration has commissioned Shanghai Tourism Trade Association to organise a sizeable pavilion which includes over 12 Shanghai based hotels and travel agents. The state tourism organisations from Guilin Hangzhou Sanya and Dalian will also participate at IT&CM China for the first time. They have roped in established hotels and resorts travel management companies and other service providers from the respective cities to participate in their pavilions. The Guilin Municipal Tourism Bureau is making a concerted effort to drive more visitors to the province with a big showcase of their best offerings to IT&CM China buyers while the Hangzhou Tourism Commission has pledged their support by organising a pavilion this year. Third showcase attracts more state pavilions and hosted buyers International support continues Participation from the international front remains strong with key MICE suppliers showing ardent support for IT&CM China. Exhibitors making their debut in 2009 are Japan National Tourism Organization Tourism Montreal and Turkey Embassy Culture & Information Section. Returning corporate exhibitors include Carlson Hotels Worldwide Intercontinental Hotel Group Kempinski S.A. Langham Hotels International Marco Polo Hotels Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Nikko Hotels International Fairmont Raffles Swissotel Hotels & Resorts and Worldhotels AG. The national state tourism organisations participating for the second consecutive year are the Egyptian Embassy in China Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau Singapore Tourism Board and Thailand Convention Exhibition Bureau. With greater confidence in the 2009 show Macau Government Tourism Office Korea Tourism Organization Hong Kong Tourism Board Malaysia Tourism Board have returned and signed up for bigger exhibiting space. Darren Ng Managing Director of TTG Asia Media commented Given the current economic downturn we are heartened by the continued support from our exhibitors. As budget strings become tighter participation at such tradeshows comes under great scrutiny due to measurable return on investments. Based on the success of previous shows IT&CM China has proven itself as an effective vehicle for generating new business leads and a platform for educational and networking opportunities. Sanya whose pavilion is spearheaded by the Sanya Tourism Industry Development Bureau has been experiencing a rising demand for MICE travel and is an excellent MICE destination for both domestic and international markets. Dalian another up and coming MICE destination in China will organise a pavilion that includes Dalian Furama Dalian Shangri-la and Dalian Bayshore Hotel groups. Event Programme DATE DAY 14 APRIL 2009 TUESDAY (as at 11 March 2009) TIME 0900 1330hrs 1030 1800hrs 1030 2100hrs 1100 1700hrs 1900 2130hrs 0830 1700hrs 0900 1300hrs 0900 1300hrs 0900 1700hrs 1100 1200hrs EVENT Morning Pre-Show City Tour 1 (International Buyers & Media only) Exhibitors Buyers & Media Registration Exhibition Hall Lobby Level 1 ShanghaiMart Expo Booth Set Up (Special Design only) Exhibition Hall Level 1 ShanghaiMart Expo Friendly Golf Game (Registered Delegates only) SunIsland Golf & Resorts Evening Pre-Show City Tour (International Buyers & Media only) Exhibitors Buyers & Media Registration Exhibition Hall Lobby Level 1 ShanghaiMart Expo Morning Pre-Show City Tour 2 (International Buyers & Media only) ICCA Workshop Selling Successfully (By ICCA Invitation only) Sheraton Shanghai Hongqiao Hotel Booth Set Up Exhibition Hall Level 1 ShanghaiMart Expo IT&CM China 2009 Official Press Conference (Registered Media only) Meeting Room 2 Level 2 ShanghaiMart Expo Keynote Address Sky Lobby Level 7 ShanghaiMart Expo How China s Global Reach is Altering the World Map In today s world of changing global economic and political power China is no longer just a destination for globalization but an economy with a global reach of its own. A renowned public commentator will chart the economic and political development in and out of China and what it means for the world s future. Dr George Zhibin Gu Commentator Columnist & Author 15 APRIL 2009 WEDNESDAY 1430 1515hrs 1515 1530hrs 1530 1600hrs 1600 1700hrs 1830 2100hrs Briefing for Exhibitors & Buyers Sky Lobby Level 7 ShanghaiMart Expo Coffee Break for Buyers Sky Lobby Level 7 ShanghaiMart Expo Sellers-Meet-Buyers Appointment Scheduling Session (Registered Buyers and Exhibitors only) Sky Lobby Level 7 ShanghaiMart Expo Opening Ceremony and Welcome Dinner (By invitation only) Grand Ballroom Level 10 Renaissance Shanghai Zhongshan Park Hotel IT&CM China Seminar 1A Meeting Room 4A Level 2 ShanghaiMart Expo Case Study The Bidding & Building Up for the 2010 World Expo By hosting the 2010 World Expo China - and Shanghai - grab the global limelight in the next few years. This case study shows what it takes for China to successfully win the bid to host the grand-scale international event the challenges and hurdles the organising committee faces as well as the steps and measures taken to ensure the successful staging of the event. 0830 0930hrs IT&CM China Seminar 1B Meeting Room 4B Level 2 ShanghaiMart Expo When the Going Gets Tough Creativity Counts In today s current climate success in business demands new and fresh ideas. Join this workshop to find out how to use funnel thinking generating ideas that count - to add value to your business your clients and your bottom line and build stronger customer relationships. Nigel Collin Speaker Author & Facilitator on Business Creativity 0900 1700hrs 0930 1000hrs 1000 1200hrs 1000 1700hrs 1230 1330hrs IMEX-MPI-IT&CM China Future Leaders Forum 2009 Meeting Room 5B Level 2 ShanghaiMart Expo Buyers-Meet-Sellers (BMS) Session Exhibition Hall Level 1 ShanghaiMart Expo Exhibition & Appointment Sessions Exhibition Hall Level 1 ShanghaiMart Expo Trade Visitors Registration Exhibition Hall Lobby Level 1 ShanghaiMart Expo Hosted Luncheon by MEHK (Meetings & Exhibitions Hong Kong) Grand Ballroom Level 4 The Longemont Shanghai (Registered Buyers Media and Invited Guests only) Trade China Seminar 1 NEW Meeting Room 4A Level 2 ShanghaiMart Expo Creating a Business Case for a Travel Incentive Program A Blueprint for Success 16 APRIL 2009 THURSDAY 1400 1445hrs Well-designed travel incentive programs achieve desired results be it to engage workers to enhance productivity or to improve performance. This first part of a two-part workshop offers a blueprint for selling an incentive travel program to a new client or to your senior management. Basic concepts will cover developing new incentive clients setting objectives selling incentive solutions creating a timeline and developing a budget. Thomas Zheng Daqi Beijing Talent Power Consulting Co Ltd Trade China Seminar 2 NEW Meeting Room 4B Level 2 ShanghaiMart Expo Social Networking Should You Be Using This 1445 1530hrs In the networking world it s not who you know it s who knows you. Networking accounts for approximately 87 per cent of business in the market place today. Networking is in fact a life skill not just something we do when we want something from someone we know or from a total stranger. But how do you know if you are networking effectively or if there is room for improvement with your networking style Discover the power of networking and take away secrets and strategies to get ahead in your life and business. Roy Graff Managing Director & Founder China Contact 1410 1730hrs Exhibition & Appointment Sessions Exhibition Hall Level 1 ShanghaiMart Expo IT&CM China Seminar 2A Meeting Room 4A Level 2 ShanghaiMart Expo Measuring Success for Your Meetings and Events ROI (Return on Investment) is on top of everyone s mind in the meetings and events industry whether you are an organiser client or supplier. What are some objective measurement means that you can use to determine the true success and value of your meeting or event for your organisation Shlomi Ashkenazi Director Kenes International 0830 0930hrs IT&CM China Seminar 2B Meeting Room 4B Level 2 ShanghaiMart Expo New Trend Towards Responsible Incentives 2009 is designated Chinese Ecotourism Year and green incentives and cultural immersion is an emerging wave of ecologically sensitive journeys to all corners of China. How can specialist tour operators incorporate interesting ecotourism destinations into incentive programmes and how will this enrich the local communities promote crosscultural understanding while preserving the environment Find out the impact on the industry and the implications for destination marketing in China. Albert Ng CEO & Co-Founder of Wild China 1000 1700hrs Trade Visitors Registration Exhibition Hall Lobby Level 1 ShanghaiMart Expo Trade China Seminar 3 NEW Meeting Room 4A Level 2 ShanghaiMart Expo Partnering with Hotels for Successful Meetings What are the many factors to be considered in selecting a hotel for a major meeting conference or incentive program This session takes you through the ins and outs of choosing and working with a hotel including site inspections and strategic negotiation. Frankie Gao General Manager Director MCI - Shanghai Office 17 APRIL 2009 FRIDAY 1000 1045hrs 1045 1130hrs 0940 1200hrs 1230 1330hrs 1400 1700hrs Trade China Seminar 4 NEW Meeting Room 4B Level 2 ShanghaiMart Expo Partnering with Airlines for Successful Events What are the many factors to be considered in selecting a carrier for a major meeting conference or incentive program This session takes you through the ins and outs of choosing and working with an airline from understanding the different carriers and fare structures to negotiating strategies and developing relationships with airlines. Exhibition & Appointment Sessions Exhibition Hall Level 1 ShanghaiMart Expo Hosted Luncheon by The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel and Marina Bay Sands Ballroom Level 3 Sheraton Shanghai Hongqiao Hotel (Registered Buyers Media and Invited Guests only) Exhibition & Appointment Sessions Exhibition Hall Level 1 ShanghaiMart Expo 2 Information is correct at time of printing Keynote speaker set to enlighten on China s global impact Join IT&CM China keynote speaker Dr George Zhibin Gu commentator columnist and author as he offers an insightful open-minded and significant overview of how a fastdeveloping China is impacting the world in his keynote address - How China s Global Reach is Altering the World Map . From foreign multinationals effect to the emergence of domestic markets he will chart the economic and political development in and out of China and what it means for the world s future. Dr Gu was educated at Nanjing University Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan. He holds two MS and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. For the last 15 years he has been involved in the investment world with a focus on China. His work focuses on helping international businesses to invest in China and the Chinese companies to expand overseas. Seminar News Gain fresh insights at educational seminars To gain a better understanding on the inner workings of the MICE industry new daily trade sessions have been added to the programme. This is in addition to the morning seminar sessions and will help our delegates be better equipped to face the challenges of a competitive business environment. NEW Trade China Seminar 2 Social Networking Should You Be Using This Roy Graff Managing Director & Founder China Contact Discover the power of networking and take away secrets and strategies to get ahead in your life and business with Roy Graff. He has made his career in travel and tourism business development with an emphasis on China and is an experienced travel marketing and distribution executive involved in e-commerce online travel and hospitality. He launched ChinaContact in 2005 and focuses his consultancy practice on China s tourism and hospitality sectors. NEW Trade China Seminar 3 Partnering with Hotels for Successful Meetings Frankie Gao General Manager Director MCI Shanghai Office Industry veteran Frankie Gao will take you through the ins and outs of choosing and working with a hotel including site inspections and strategic negotiation. Gao established Transworld Tourism Resources in 2004 one of the first full service incentive houses in China. He leads the MCI Shanghai Office to deal with association and exhibition management meetings and events professional congress organisation and performance improvement programmes. IT&CM China Seminar 1B When the Going Gets Tough Creativity Counts Nigel Collin Speaker Author & Facilitator on Business Creativity Learn from Collin how to inject fresh ideas and achieve success in today s business climate. Find out how to use funnel thinking generating ideas that count to add value to your business your clients and your bottom line and build stronger customer relationships. IT&CM China Seminar 2B New Trend Towards Responsible Incentives Albert Ng CEO & Co-Founder of Wild China Unravel the impact of green incentives and cultural immersion of ecologically sensitive journeys to all corners of China on the industry and the implications for destination marketing in China. Ng will share with delegates on how specialist tour operators can incorporate interesting ecotourism destinations into incentive programmes and how this will promote cross-cultural understanding while preserving the environment. Change in venue for CT&TW China 2009 The venue for CT&TW (Corporate Travel & Technology World) China 2009 has been changed to The Longemont Shanghai. The dates for the event remain as 12 to 14 April 2009. Jointly organised by the US-based NBTA (National Business Travel Association) and TTG Asia Media the seminar sessions look at how travel management can drive value in the expanding Chinese market trends in China travel distribution and understanding the market. More information is available at www.cttwchina.com. Contact Us For International Exhibitors Buyers and Media TTG Asia Media Pte Ltd Tel (65) 6395 7575 Fax (65) 6536 0896 Email itcmchina ttgasia.com Project Management Darren Ng Managing Director darren.ng ttgasia.com Vincent Lim General Manager Exhibitions Events vincent.lim ttgasia.com Samantha Chan Events Manager Exhibitions Events samantha.chan ttgasia.com Operations Irwan Ismail Assistant Event Manager irwan.ismail ttgasia.com Exhibitors Marketing and Sponsorship Boo Mei Shyan Senior Event Executive meishyan ttgasia.com Diana Lin Event Executive diana.lin ttgasia.com Buyers Hosting Programme Winnie Chua Event Executive winnie.chua ttgasia.com Tan Wei Ching Event Executive tan.wei.ching ttgasia.com Conference Phila Anne Tan Director Exhibitions Events phila.tan ttgasia.com Media Hosting Programme Hanli Tan Assistant Marcoms Manager hanli ttgasia.com Online Marketing Monica Tew Event Manager monica.tew ttgasia.com Experience China at exciting social events Enjoy a relaxing golf game at the SunIsland Golf Course on 14 April. Voted the No.1 golf course in Shanghai the 36-hole golf course is the first in Shanghai designed by Nelson Wright and Haworth Golf Course architects. Friendly Golf Game Post-Show Familiarisation Tours Complete your China travel experience with visits to the nearby cities of Dalian and Hangzhou. IT&CM China international buyers and media will enjoy discounted rates to tour iconic hotspots of these scenic cities. Visit www.itcmchina.com for more information and registration. For China-based Exhibitors Buyers and Media MP International (Shanghai) Pte Ltd Tel (86) 021 6295 9990 Fax (86) 021 6270 6030 Email sales-sh mpinetwork.com Project Management Jason Ng Director jasonng mpinetwork.com Brian Ge Vice General Manager briange mpinetwork.com Exhibitors Dake Zhu Project Manager dakezhu mpinetwork.com Flora Zhou Project Executive florazhou mpinetwork.com Buyers and Media Hosting Programme Roy Luo Project Manager royluo mpinetwork.com Fiona Xu Project Executive fionaxu mpinetwork.com Jody Teo Senior Marketing Communications Executive jodyteo mpinetwork.com Operations Leslie Qu Operations Manager lesliequ mpinetwork.com Organised by Local Host Visit the famous sights in Shanghai before the start of IT&CM China 2009 on 14 and 15 April. Registered delegates can choose various halfday tours to Exhibition Centre of World Expo 2010 Huangpu River Night Cruise and the Shanghai World Financial Centre. Pre-Show Shanghai City Tours Exhibitor List A A Plus Pr & Advertising Company Aascc Catering & Event Planning Company Amara International Hotels & Resorts Asia Noble House GmbH & Co. KG Asian Traveller AsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited ASPEN Holidays B Bayshore Hotel Dalian BEXCO Bintan Resorts International Pte Ltd Blue Ocean International Travel Co. Ltd Bosuk Tours Ltd. Busan Metropolitan City C Carlson Hotels Worldwide - Asia Pacific Carlton Hotel Singapore Chiba Convention Bureau And International Center China Exhibition & Convention China Travel Agent China Travel HongKong (Zhuhai) Ocean Spring Co. Ltd China Travel Service (Macao) Ltd. Chun an Thousand-Island Lake Convention & Exhibition Pte Ltd CIM Australasia Cirque Du Soleil CITS Mice City Of Dreams Commonwealth Travel Service Corporation Pte Ltd Costa Crociere S.P.A CTS HK Metropark Hotels Management Co. Ltd. Cultural Club D Daejeon Conventions & Visitors Bureau Dalian New World Hotel Dalian Travel & Tourism Bureau DOC DMC Macau Ltd Dongjiao State Guest Hotel Dragon Delight Int l Tours Ltd E EGL Tours (Macau) Company Limited Egyptian Embassy In China Estoril Tours Travel Agency Limited EuroUSA events Germany Events Shanghai Exodus Dmc Express International M.I.C.E Service Guilin.China F Fairmont Singapore & Swiss tel The Stamford (as at 11 March 2009) Macau Government Tourist Office Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre Marco Polo Hotels Magazine Events Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd Marriott Hotels (Thailand) Co. Ltd. M sexpos Magazine MeeTurkey MGM GRAND Macau MICE 2 MICE BTN MICE Poland Millennium & Copthorne International Miyazaki Convention & Visitors Bureau Motivaction Destination & Events Management Limited N Nikko Hotels International - Dusseldorf Japan Nikko Hotels International - Hong Kong Dalian Tianjin Nippon Travel Agency Co. Ltd. Nirwana Gardens O Ocean Park Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau P Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Park Hotel Pan Pacific Singapore P C Tours and Travel People _X Inc Prince Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur R Renaissance Shanghai ZhongShan Park Hotel Regal Hotels International Resorts World At Sentosa Pte Ltd Rest Detail Hotel Hua Hin Rio Hotel Royal Cliff Beach Resort & PEACH S Sabah Tourism Board Sanya Tourism Development Bureau Sarawak Convention Bureau Sentosa Development Corporation Seoul Tourism Organization Shanghai China Int l Travel Service Ltd Shanghai China Travel Int l Co. Ltd Shanghai Dazhong International Travel Service Shanghai International Conference Management Organization Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration Shanghai Purple Mountain Hotel Shanghai Sun Island Golf & Spa Resort Shanghai World Financial Center Forum Shangri-La Hotel Dalian Shun Tak China Travel Ship Management (Macau) Limited Siam Express Pte Ltd Singapore Alive Singapore Tourism Board Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE) Hong Kong Chapter Sofitel Bangkok Silom Sofitel Macau At Ponte 16 Star Cruises StarWorld Hotel Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa Sutera Harbour Resort T Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau That s Innovative The 2nd World Heritage Travel Expo The Landmark Macau The London Speaker Bureau The Longemont Shanghai The Mira Hong Kong The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel Tourism Malaysia Tourisme Montreal Tourism-Insider Trav Talk Travco Travel Abroad Online Travel Daily News Travel Magazine Travel Times Travel World China TTG Asia Media Pte Ltd Turkish Embassy Culture and Information Section U US Travel V Vacation Asia (HK) Ltd Vigor Tours Ltd W Wings Tour World Travel Online Worldhotels AG X Xiamen C&D International Travel Service Co. Ltd. Xiamen C&D Tourism And Hotels Inc. Xiaoshan Tourism Bureau Z Zendai Hotel Yin Zhejiang Narada Grand Hotel Fairmont Raffles Swissotel Hotels & Resorts FOCUS Adventure Pte Ltd Focus on Travel News Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai Furama Hotel Dalian G Galaxia Tours Gloria Hotels & Resorts Goethe Hotel Hangzhou Grand Emperor Hotel Grand Hotels Grand Lisboa Macau Green Holidays Tours & Travel Pte Ltd Guilin Municipal Tourism Bureau H Haeundae Centum Hotel Hangzhou Convention & Exhibition Coordinating Office Hangzhou Dragon Hotel Hangzhou Tourism Commission Harbour Grand Hong Kong Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau HNA Grand Hotel Chang an Avenue Holiday Inn Macau Holiday Planners Co. Ltd Hong Kong Disneyland Resort Hong Kong Resort Company Ltd Hong Kong Tourism Board Hong Thai Travel Services (S) Pte Ltd Hotel Reservation Service (HRS) H S Travel Hz Impression West Lake Culture Development Co. Ltd I InterContinental Hong Kong InterContinental Hotels Group (Shanghai) Ltd InterContinental Hotels Group Asia Pacific International Association Of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) J Japan National Tourism Organization Jeju Convention & Visitors Bureau JTB Asia Tourist Cop. Juventude International Travel. Ltd K Kempinski S. A - China Korea Tourism Organisation L Laguna Phuket Langham Hotels International Lex Travel Pte Ltd M Macau 24 Hours Travel Agency Limited Macau Fisherman s Wharf & Rocks Hotel Official Hotel Supporting Hotels Endorsing & Supporting Associations Sponsors Official Media Supporting Media Asian Traveller China Exhibition & Convention CIM Australasia events Germany Grand Hotels Masexpos Magazine MeeTurkey MICE 2 MICE BTN MICE Poland Trav Talk Travel Magazine Travel Times Online Media Partners Focus on Travel News Tourism-Insider Travel Abroad Online Travel Daily News Travel World China TTG TravelHub.Net All information is correct at time of printing