Exhibition World Issue 5 - 2018 - Page 19

News Sqm of Asian exhibition space sold in 2017, according to UFI AI-enabled job matching goes live Careers website VERCIDA has joined forces with Irish data science fi rm Adelaide Convention Centre awarded Earthcheck certifi cation Opening.io, to provide a job matching service using Artifi cial Intelligence (AI). The technology uses intuitive searching to help people fi nd work that suits their skills and profi le. It allows candidates to directly upload their CV to the VERCIDA site, then see suitable vacancies seamlessly matched to them. This is possible because Opening. io’s technology uses deep learning to understand both the skills and knowledge that candidates bring – as well as the needs of the industries they may work in. VERCIDA’s Morgan Lobb said: “We’re convinced that this global-fi rst service will bring huge value and opportunities for our jobseekers.” Adelaide Convention Centre has globally recognised EarthCheck community initiatives such as become one of only two convention programme. Only 34 venues OzHarvest’s ‘Think.Eat.Save’ and centres in the world to achieve worldwide have reached Platinum the Trees for Life revegetation the coveted Earthcheck Platinum Certifi cation. programme. Certifi cation. Roboplotter wins 2018 UFI accolade The achievement represents Some of the projects Adelaide The venue also uses fully Convention Centre has been biodegradable and compostable best practice in sustainability, involved with include energy and cups and lids for hot and cold and is the result of 10 years of water conservation, responsible drinks, having recently become continuous certifi cation with the sourcing, and participation in plastic straw-free. UFI has named Stockholmsmässan as winner of the UFI Operations & Services Award 2018, for its Roboplotter project. This year’s award focused on smart IBTM China hailed productive hit and innovative technologies that deliver benefi ts and facilitate the work of IBTM China 2018 recently concluded in Beijing, always a real buzz on the event fl oor and this venues, exhibitors and event managers. having run in the China National Convention year’s event was no exception. Reports from Centre (CNCC) from 12-13 September. exhibitors and hosted buyers were that their Roboplotter is a robotic fl oor-marker system, transforming physically Over 300 exhibitors from 20 countries demanding labour into an easy task were joined by more than 280 hosted buyers managed by an operator. and 3,400 visitors for two days of meetings, The award shortlist included: IFEMA (Spain), Corferias (Colombia), Milton Exhibits (China), EACA (Oregon) and Photo credit: Aniseed Photo networking and educational sessions. Nicole Ci, event manager for IBTM China, said: “In a dynamic market such as ours, there’s meetings were extremely productive, which is what makes this a must-attend event.” The Knowledge Programme atracted nearly 500 visitors this year, attending sessions exploring topics such as advances in Chinese tech innovation and how to sell incentive travel. Stockholmsmässan (Sweden). w w w.exhibitionworld.co.uk Issue 5 2018 17