Anniversary. The tenth World of Events (WoE), the leading event industry trade fair, which is organised by CC Corporate Communications GmbH, took place on 16 and 17 January at the Rhein-Main-Hallen Wiesbaden. 20,000 sq metres of hall space were filled with 420 exhibitors and 8,080 guests, representing an increase of ten per cent. The appearance of the German Convention Bureau (GCB) for the first time illustrated that the event is also a platform for the convention industry.
The European Association of Event Centers (EVVC) was there with a large stand, and the 1,100-capacity Inselhalle Lindau made its debut. “We are sounding out the market and introducing our accompanying programmes,” explained Harald Firsching of ProLindau. His neighbour at Lake Constance, Dietmar Philipp, was pleased with the response at the WoE. “It