Japan, 21st December: GL events, together with Maeda Corporation, a Japanese construction services provider, has been selected as the preferred bidder to operate the Aichi International Exhibition Center (AIEC). The 15-year contract will begin next year after the AIEC opens. In addition, GL events will also hold a majority stake in the operating company.
The Aichi International Exhibition Center is located in Tokoname, next to the Chubu Centrair International Airport. It will feature over 60,000 m2 of world-class exhibition space. The new venue is scheduled to open in September 2019.