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If you are interested in international career opportunities, please visit www.espinternational.ae For further information about current opportunities or confidential career advice contact esprecruitment:exnews@esprecruitment.co.uk Ground Floor, 36 Manchester Street, London W1U 7LHEvent Transition Project Manager Trade ExhibsLondon Contract £210/day An international association in the telecoms sector seeks a Project Manager, to help with their leading exhibitions venue move within a major European city. This is a pivotal role in planning and communicating the event's transition, working closely with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve a smooth, well planned move of all the event's components and features. You will be an exhibition industry professional, with international experience at a senior level with a proven track record in event project management. Reporting to the Event Transition Director you will take a lead on the day to day planning projects and their execution. You will have a commercial acumen and an understanding of event ROI drivers; will hold strong presentation and leadership skills. Enthusiasm, energy and creativity is a must.Online Content Manager Exhibitions Dubai £negSales Manager Exhibitions Dubai up to £32k+commMarketing Manager Exhibitions Dubai c£40k+bonusGroup Marketing Manager Exhibitions Abu Dhabi up to £50k+bonusDatabase Manager Exhibitions Dubai c£45kDigital Marketing Specialist Exhibitions Dubai £30k-£38kProject Manager Exhibitions Abu Dhabi up to £36k+bonusAssistant Head of Design Exhib Servs Dubai up to £50kGeneral Manager Comms Agency Dubai up to £40kSales Manager Exhib Servs Dubai up to £35k+commAccount Manager Comm Confs Surrey £35k+car+commSponsorship Manager Comm Confs London £25k-£35k+commMarketing Manager Trade Exhibs London £28k-£35k+bonusOperations Manager Trade Exhibs London £27k-£30kSales Executive Trade Exhibs Sussex £20k-£23k+commEvents Manager Venue London £30k (contract)Account Director Exhib Servs Home based £70k OTEMarketing Executive Cons Exhibs London £26k+bonusSales Manager Trade Exhibs Lon/Sussex £25k-£35k+commAccount Manager Venue Servs London £23k+commEvent Manager Trade ExhibitionsDubai up to £60k+bonusA well known exhibition organiser with offices throughout the world seeks an Event Manager to join the small team in their Dubai office to work on one of the strategically most important events within their portfolio. Duties will include identifying and delivering marketing and sales strategies; influencing the development of the show through research into market trends and key client retention; maximising profitability, growth and ROI; developing new business and identifying revenue streams; managing P&L and budgets; overseeing event positioning and marketing and driving sales performance and managing sales campaigns, all to deliver a seamless and flawless exhibition. This is a challenging and exciting position for a driven, proactive and autonomous candidate to work on a rapidly growing show.UK POSITIONSOVERSEAS POSITIONS TAx FREETel: 0207 299 2960 Fax: 0207 486 1015 www.esprecruitment.co.ukImago Techmedia is looking for exceptional sales people to contribute to, and bene t from, our continued growth and success. As specialists in Information and Communications Technology, our market leading events IP EXPO and Uni ed Communications Expo re ect all of the excitement, innovation and rapid pace of change in this industry. The sales team also operates as Imago Techmedia's engine of product development, shaping the content and format of our o erings through a deep understanding of the evolving vendor landscape, and developing close relationships with Key bellwether accounts. Now we are looking to expand our sales team to take advantage of opportunities to broaden the coverage of our core events, as well as expanding and launching these brands both internationally and into online environments. Visit www.imagotechmedia.com to learn more about the Imago di erence, which has enabled us to excel in this market. Contact Giles Mallon if you can help us realise our full potential: giles.mallon@imagotechmedia.com +44 (0)20 8247 4016. Imago Techmedia o ers competitive remuneration packages dependent on experience, but a demonstrable track record of consistently over achieving revenue targets in B2B markets is essential. SPONSORSHIP & EXHIBIT SALES ROLES  COMPETITIVE SALARY KINGSTONUPONTHAMESWWW.IMAGOTECHMEDIA.COMForget all your preconceptions about IT exhibitions. We did.

back page46 www.exhibitionnews.co.ukLAST WORDThis month EN comes up with expo nuggets from media new and old and finds a familiar figure in an unexpected placeThe chinese government has cracked down on scantily-clad promotional ladies at chinajoy, the country's biggest annual game fair. The government bureau-hosted event has supposedly become notorious for hostesses in skimpy hotpants and bikini tops posing on booths."To be honest, I came here largely for spicy girls," said one teenage male visitor. Organisers are insisting visitor numbers have not been affected and that male visitors cared more about the games than the girls. EN speculates any girl who has bought a gaming console for their partner can probably confirm this. Ye Olde Exhibitionne NewesWhen any young upstart begins hysterically bawling about news on new media, remember this: Exhibitions have been around before all other mediums, save perhaps the printed word. An archived news article from a 1901 edition of the New York Times dug up by EN reads: Close of a successful automobile show"A large attendance of automobile enthusiasts saw the second annual automobile show come to a successful close last night in Madison Square Garden. For an exhibit that has been more thoroughly a trade show than was the first one last year, the attendance has Oh how the mighty have fallen. ex-president of the US bill clinton has taken to the lecture circuit since leaving office. Speaking at events is a business, which suggests his services are available to whoever's willing to stump up the cash. but we're not sure he's making the best use of his talents. This summer, clinton went to Las Vegas to speak at the Las Vegas Market Show, a furniture and design expo. clinton speaking at a furniture exhibition? What's he talking about, the importance of strong desks? Wouldn't he be more suited to a cigar aficionado expo? To be fair, he was supposedly speaking about globalisation. We hope he wasn't too wooden. OLD BiLLbeen a surprise to the manufacturing community, and it has made all classes realise more accurately the strong hold that the motor vehicle industry has taken upon the public."It then says steam powered cars were more worthy competitors to traditional gasoline autos. How things change.Four sheetsIf you work in the exhibition industry, then you know our bread and butter is taking wild ideas that nobody ever thought promising enough to try and turning them into successful events. We decide what we want and we go out and get it.Knowing that, perhaps we shouldn't have been surprised when Lee Newton and three other Media 10 peeps decided, with no sailing experience, to enter Cowes, one of the largest yacht races in the world.AND WON IT.That's right, with the help of four gentlemen who can only be described as old salts, the Media 10 team piloted their tub the Tinker T across the finish line five seconds before anybody else in IRC Class 6 on 12 August. Newton told EN he at first thought they must have crossed the wrong line, then the cannon went and they knew they'd won.So to all you readers: Get out there and do it.Congratulations from EN to the Tinker T crew.We've already espoused our views about the Manure expo taking place in the US. as follow up, EN would like to recognise perhaps the best headline of the month: "Nebraska Manure expo goes on despite stifling heat".The best first paragraph of a news article covering an exhibition however has to go to The Brownsville Herald, reporting on the 21st annual Texas Hunters and Sportsman's expo: "The constant rattling noise unnerved the crowd, but not enough to keep some from pressing within just inches of a pen containing 40 diamondback rattlesnakes. Inside the enclosure, Joe Martin handled the reptiles like pets."BiTS AnD BiTeSLiTTLe ChinA giRL