The trend of complication of Russian beer market is going on and in several directions at the same time. The range has got wider, the import and small segments are growing, namely craft beer, alcohol-free beer and special flavor beer. At the same time, all ex-mega brands and light lagers by Russian brewers are experiencing a decline of their shares. AB InBev Efes, Heineken, MBC and Pivzavod Trekhsosenskiy have exceeded the market, Carlsberg was developing slower than the market and Ochakovo as well as some other mid-sized breweries have been cutting down their volumes. To a big extent brewers’ performance was connected to their ability to reach agreement with networks, sacrifice their margin and enter new markets. Craft brewers are facing a serious danger of producers’ registration introduction – de facto licensing. ...
The global outlooks of the legal market of cannabis are excellent. It is possible to simultaneously imagine dry law repeal and craft brewing boom but not in one but in several consumer categories. For alcohol is contained in liquids and cannabis derivatives can be in three physical forms.The value of legal market of cannabis and its products can reach 10% of the world beer market in five years, and in 2030-2040 even reach the same scope provided the current rates of legalization and development of market infrastructure remain at the same level. Cannabinoids are actively integrating into the food industry from chewing gum to beverages deforming the pharmaceutical and alcohol markets, they influence the trends of healthy lifestyle and beauty. ...
Beer market of Kazakhstan acquired both traits of East European countries and South Eastern Asia taking a transitional position between them by many criteria and consumption style. Yet there is a positive trend in beer production which differs Kazakhstan from most of the neighboring countries. The market has remained consolidated in the hands of two international players because of its small size. However, it faces dynamic processes such as fast growth of draft beer sales, up and downs of regional companies and Carlsberg Group’s ultimate expansion. Excessive mainstream segment has declined over the recent years, yet, Zhigulevskoe and national brands with regional links have yielded their positions to a range of new products. In our review special attention was paid to regional analysis of the markets. In 14 regions of Kazakhstan we compared the companies’ positions, the market price segmentation and DIOT channel development. Besides we have compared the beer market of Kazakhstan to neighboring countries. ...
Exhibition world meets in Columbia
World Congress of “Union des Foires Internationales” (UFI) in Bogota is key platform for global exhibition industry
Premiere in Bogota: The first representative of N?rnbergMesse in Columbia commences work. In the run-up to the UFI Congress in Bogota, Dr. Roland Fleck, CEO of N?rnbergMesse, emphasized the great importance of the cooperation between the Andes and Franconia: “We wish our new representative lots of success in developing the presence of Columbian companies at worldwide events organized by N?rnbergMesse.” The annual congress of UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, which is also attended by N?rnbergMesse, takes place in the Columbian capital at the same time.
Through the cooperation with the German-Columbian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK) in Bogota, N?rnbergMesse is present with a representative in this South American country for the first time. This increases the global presence of the N?rnbergMesse Group to meanwhile 111 countries. The core task of AHK in this setting is mainly to attract and support exhibitors and visitors for events of N?rnbergMesse and its subsidiaries. The conclusion of the agreement is of major importance for AHK Executive Officer Thomas Voigt: “We are very familiar with the Columbian market and know what needs are decisive at the interface between South America and Germany. As the new representative of N?rnbergMesse we are supporting a real top player in the exhibition industry. We are proud of this and at the same time it is a commitment to act.” Dr. Roland Fleck and Peter Ottmann, joint CEOs of N?rnbergMesse, welcomed AHK as the new representative in Columbia and the associated more intensive exchange between the two countries: “The economic cooperation between Europe and South America still has considerable potential, which must be developed more strongly. In this respect, our new representative in Columbia is a logical step in this direction.”
Talks planned with industry associations
The annual meeting of UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, takes place in Bogota this week. Dr. Fleck is travelling to Bogota before the UFI Congress in order to hold talks with organizations such as Columbian industry associations and discuss other possibilities for cooperation. The CEO of N?rnbergMesse is also supported by Ligia Amorim, the Managing Director of N?rnbergMesse Brasil Ltda., who is also Deputy Chairwoman of the “Latin America Chapter” of UFI.
UFI Congress as global gathering of the exhibition industry
Current trends in the international exhibition industry are then the focus of the UFI Congress: 260 million visitors, 4.4 million exhibitors, about 31,000 exhibitions worldwide – the world of international exhibitions is powerful. In terms of revenue, N?rnbergMesse meanwhile belongs to the top group of exhibition companies and occupies 12th place in the world. Although it is only four decades young, N?rnbergMesse has nevertheless managed to join the TOP 15 worldwide: Some one million square metres of rented display space, the organization of 120 trade fairs and congresses worldwide and up to 1.4 million trade visitors a year are facts that speak for themselves. The exhibition themes of N?rnbergMesse are “leading edge” and further international orientation offers excellent possibilities in this connection. However, because this market position in an environment marked by intensive competition is in no way carved in stone and must be continuously earned anew, the cultivation of contacts and dialogue with disseminators and partners in the sector are key parameters for further success. The UFI Congress offers a valuable platform in this connection and shows trends in current developments and innovations in the exhibition industry. The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, “Union des Foires Internationales” (UFI) based in Paris, represents the interests of over 600 of the world’s largest organizers of exhibitions and owners of exhibition grounds.
About the N?rnbergMesse Group
N?rnbergMesse is one of the 15 largest exhibition companies in the world and among the Top Ten in Europe.The portfolio covers some 120 national and international trade fairs and congresses and approximately 40 sponsored pavilions at the N?rnberg location and worldwide.Every year, around 30,000 exhibitors (international share 39 %) and up to 1.4 million visitors (international share of trade visitors 22 %) participate in the N?rnbergMesse Group’s own, partner and guest events. The group is present with subsidiaries in China, North America, Brazil, Italy and in India too.The N?rnbergMesse Group also has a network of approximately 50 representatives operating in over 100 countries.
28 Окт. 2014