Many large-scale international conventions and exhibitions were held in Chengdu during 2013, bringing a notably higher level of international recognition to the city’s convention and exhibition industry and efficiently promoting the development of trade and commerce across the city. During this year's Fortune Global Forum that also took place in Chengdu, Global 500 companies and other well-known multinationals signed 74 investment deals, bringing in an aggregate investment of 112 billion yuan (approx. $US18 billion). During the 12th World Chinese Entrepreneur Convention, another Chengdu-based event, 47 major investment promotion contracts with a total value of 33.6 billion yuan (approx. $US5.4 billion) were signed.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65222-chengdu-china-destination-of-choice-for-international-fairs
This Oceanfast 123’ motoryacht carries 4 staterooms with an on-deck master. Having undergone a major refit in 2012 including a complete paint job she shows in excellent condition and ready to go cruising. Powered by twin MTU 8V396 TE94 with the W5's completed in 2012. Perseverance II offers the interior volume and exterior space comparable to much larger yachts. Niad stabilizers, KVH V-Sat television, on-deck master, sky-lounge, tender garage and spacious sun-deck, Perseverance II stands alone in her class. Under the present ownership, she has spent a considerable amount of time cruising the East Coast, Caribbean and Great Lakes.
Consumers perceive annuities more positively than financial professionals give them credit for, according to The Future of Retirement Income, a new study released by Genworth.
The study, a culmination of in-depth interviews, focus groups and quantitative surveys with financial professionals, annuity owners and non annuity owners, revealed that 68 percent of non annuity owners have a neutral to positive impression of annuities. For annuity owners, it’s even higher: 91 percent neutral to positive. In addition, the majority of annuity owners are satisfied with access to their account, fees and asset growth.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/54358-genworth-financial-pros-underestimate-appeal-of-annuities-among-consumers
Start your engines! The Los Angeles Auto Show, the first auto show of the season is here! Widely regarded as being the most forward-thinking of all the major shows, the latest in technology and design exhibited at the show will be finding their way into driveways across the country in the near future. The show proves to be as exciting as ever this year, featuring 22 World debuts, futuristic concept cars, alternative fuel vehicles, and a connected car expo focusing on advanced technologies.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/63303-kelley-blue-book-kbb-los-angeles-auto-show-2013-new-cars
The 8th Oxylane Innovation Awards will take place on 18 December, 2013. This is a major event for Oxylane and its Decathlon stores, which place continuous innovation at the heart of their business model.
This year, ten innovations from nine brands will be competing for the awards. These are ingenious technical products suitable for all sports players, from beginners to advanced. These products can be seen as of now, as well as on the awards evening, at the event’s dedicated website: http://oia.oxylane.com.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/63480-oxylane-innovation-awards-at-decathlon
The II Moscow International Forum for Innovative Development “Open Innovations”, which was held in Moscow from October 31 to November 1, 2013, confirmed its role of a global discussion platform in the field of technological innovations.
For two consecutive years now, “Open Innovations” has become the largest event in Russia and one of the biggest events in the world, demonstrating the major trends and key developments in innovative sectors of the economy. Open Innovations Expo 2013, which exposition has become a unique platform for the development and demonstration of advanced technologies, exchange of experience in successful implementing of innovative projects, as well as effective interaction between government, science and business was held within the framework of the Forum.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/63505-results-open-innovations-forum-moscow-2013
The Las Vegas High Roller reached new heights today as the observation wheel’s first passenger cabin was rotated to the highest point on the wheel’s rim. At 550 feet, the rotation of the cabin to the mid-center point of the rim officially makes the High Roller the world’s tallest observation wheel. As the focal point of The LINQ, Caesars Entertainment’s $550 million outdoor retail, dining and entertainment district, today’s feat marks a major milestone for the Las Vegas Strip attraction.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/59296-linq-las-vegas-high-roller-observation-wheel-reaches-new-heights
The Northwest produces clean, renewable ethanol that helps reduce pollution and combat climate change. By reducing petroleum dependence, ethanol helps bring true homeland security. This PSA was produced by Fluid Images, Cascade Sierra Solutions and Lane Regional Air Protection Agency. Major funding provided by a US Department of Energy award granted to promote retail availablity of ethanol.
BOMBAY SAPPHIRE®, the world’s fastest-growing major gin brand by volume and value1, in association with Tribeca Film Festival®, today announced the four winners of the Bombay Sapphire Imagination Series: Film competition. The competition offers budding filmmakers the chance to realise their own short film, using their imagination to interpret a short film script created by Academy Award® winner Geoffrey Fletcher.
Starting today, Bombay Sapphire is giving members of the general public the chance to vote for a fifth film to be made through its open vote selection. By visiting www.imaginationseries.com/vote a vote can be cast, with the winning film announced on 14 November 2013.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/63485-bombay-sapphire-winners-of-imagination-series
PR Newswire will now incorporate responsive web design into the build of all its Multimedia News Releases. Multimedia News Releases allow companies to share rich content via branded landing pages that are distributed to all major photo, video and social media networks.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/63707-pr-newswire-launches-responsive-web-design-mnr
16. – 18. oktober samles kommunikasjonsbransjen i Norge til faglig påfyll og inspirasjon i Stavanger. På programmet for Høstseminaret 2013 står spennende foredragsholdere fra inn- og utland som vil utfordre oss på temaet kommunikasjon og samfunnsansvar.
Johan H. Andresen fra Ferd, Jan Grønbech fra Google, generalmajor Robert Mood, Adam Elman fra Maks&Spencer (UK) og forfatter Katrine Aspaas er blant flere dyktige innledere og inspiratorer som kommer til Høstseminaret. Se hele programmet på www.hostseminaret.no.