GASTECH WINS “EXHIBITION OF THE YEAR” PRIZE AT THE PPA CONNECT AWARDS IN LONDON

Organisers dmg :: events (UK) Ltd have won the ‘Exhibition of the Year’ award for Gastech at the inaugural Professional Publishers Association (PPA) CONNECT Awards 2014 which took place at Banking Hall in London on Tuesday 2 December.

The awards celebrate and reward the very best in events, highlighting the stand-out companies, teams and individuals that bring a live experience to life. The ‘Exhibition of the Year’ category recognises a stand-out exhibition that can demonstrate success on all the required fronts essential to a modern exhibition business.

Gastech event was among 5 other shows shortlisted for ‘Exhibition of the Year’ and beat other shows organised by Media 10, UBM, Future and SJP Business Media. Judges felt that Gastech was a bold and ambitious move that achieved great results. The financial success and innovative approach exceeded all expectations and the judges were unanimous that this impressive entry was a clear winner from a very competitive shortlist.

“We are extremely delighted to have won this year’s PPA CONNECT award for ‘Exhibition of the Year’. The overwhelming success of Gastech Exhibition in Korea and this award, is a testament to the tireless effort, passion and dedication of the Gastech team to deliver this world-class exhibition.” said Matthew Meredith, Executive Vice President for Global Energy, dmg :: events.

Gastech is the world’s largest and most important gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) Conference and Exhibition and is one of the flagship energy events run by dmg :: events. Held every 18 months in a different international location, the event focuses on the commercial and technical aspects of the industry.

The Gastech Exhibition in 2014 was held in Korea and demonstrated success on delivering international and commercial growth, exhibitor and sponsor return on investment, the use of technology, facilitating networking, and serving, developing and supporting the community. In total, the 2014 exhibition delivered 21,479 attendees and 423 exhibitors across 35,000m2.

Continuing the successful cycle of the event, Gastech will be held in Singapore next year from 27 to 30 October 2015. The Exhibition is set to continue breaking records; floor space has been increased by 43% to 50,000m2, the number of country pavilions have quintupled from 2 to 10, and 85% of the show floor is already sold out.

“Gastech Korea has only scratched the surface and we looking forward to delivering what will be our biggest ever Gastech in the event’s 43 year history.” Said Mr Meredith, “dmg :: events is committed working closely with our stakeholders and supporters to ensuring that Gastech Singapore 2015 continues be the very best platform for professionals from across the gas and LNG supply chain and its related industry sectors, for networking, strategic dialogue, policy development, education and workforce development. ”

dmg :: events manages over 80 international events in up to 25 countries each year. It produces market-leading exhibitions, conferences and online platforms for the global energy, technology, digital marketing, construction, hospitality, and design industries. Its energy events are organised from offices in London, United Kingdom, Dubai, UAE, Calgary, Canada and Singapore.

dmg :: events is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc, one of the largest media companies in the United Kingdom, visit www.dmgenergyevents.co.uk for more information.