The trade of cultural goods doubled during the period 2004-2013 despite a global recession and a massive shift among consumers of movies and music towards web-based services. A new report from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), The Globalisation of Cultural Trade: A Shift in Consumption–International flows of cultural goods and services 2004-2013, takes an in-depth look at the export and import of cultural goods and services around the world.
Messe Frankfurt confirmed its commitment to expanding its presence in the Indian market today by announcing the acquisition of two of the country’s leading trade fair brands. Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India. Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd, the Indian operation and subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt, will acquire the rights to organise and manage the LED Expo and Media Expo fairs from Media Exposition & Events being promoted by MEX Exhibitions Pvt Ltd. This takes the number of events organised by Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India to 14, and broadens its participation into the LED lighting and components market as well as the signage, retail and advertising solutions industry.