PennWell is slated to develop an international conference for Asia SOLAREXPO. It will also manage marketing/sales in Asia (excluding China), North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
July 22, 2011 — Photovoltaics World’s parent company PennWell Corporation entered into a joint venture with Shenzhen Dresche Exhibition & Planning Co., Ltd, organizer of the annual Asia SOLAREXPO convention and exhibition in Shenzhen City, China. PennWell will be the international organizer of Asia SOLAREXPO and has the opportunity to achieve ownership of this fast-growing exhibition occupying over 100,000 net square meters.
PennWell will manage marketing/sales in Asia (excluding China), North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. PennWell is slated to develop an international conference for the event that will create an information exchange and networking among technology experts and speakers from around the world.
The 7th Asia SOLAREXPO takes place December 3-5, 2011, in Shenzhen, which is the Chinese government’s pilot city for renewable energy. The event covers the entire photovoltaics and solar industry, gathering solar installation components, materials, systems, advanced technologies, and solar applications.
Taking on Asia SOLAREXPO’s international aspects is “a unique opportunity” for PennWell to expand renewable energy and China-focused initiatives, said Robert F. Biolchini, PennWell president and CEO, citing PennWell’s conference and exhibition experience and global presence as assets for the show.
To learn more about this event, visit http://en.solarexpo.com.cn/ (English language version).
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