Press Releases

March 12, 2019 (Mobile, AL, USA) – Two of the most influential media and event organizations in the vertical transportation industry have partnered to host The Elevator Show (TES), a new international exhibition to be held September 7-9, 2020, in Dubai, UAE.

AFAG, organizer of interlift, the largest international event focused on elevator components in Europe, and Elevator World, Inc., the leading publisher for the international elevator and escalator industry, will host TES at the world-famous Dubai World Trade Centre.  Perfectly located between Europe, Africa and Asia, and home to some of the most famous construction projects ever designed, Dubai will host the elevator industry every two years as it showcases the latest in technology and design.   

With more than 130 years of combined industry involvement, Elevator World and AFAG have accumulated a robust network of 100,000+ contacts worldwide. With the organizers’ experience and resources, more than 100 exhibitors and 10,000 attendees are expected for this inaugural event.  As the region’s first serious international industry event, TES provides a perfect opportunity to do business and network with global manufacturers, suppliers, installers, specifiers, developers, architects, engineers and investors. 

The Venue:

The Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) hosts more than 500 events with more than 3 million visitors from 160 global markets yearly. It is rated as one of the best exhibition centers in the world. Everything needed to host a world-class event is located here. More than 10 hotels are nearby, and it is just 10 km from the Dubai International Airport. DWTC is within walking distance, or just a short drive, to some of the most famous landmarks in Dubai and the world, such as The Burj Khalifa, Emirates Towers, The World Trade Center, The Dubai Fountain, The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, The Dubai Mall and The Dubai Frame. The result is a complex fully integrated into the business and heart of Dubai.

About the organizers:

AFAG, founded in 1948, is a premier event organizer based in Germany with more than 16 events on many industrial and general topics. AFAG is famous for interlift, the largest international event focused on elevator components in Europe.. There is no other worldwide event in our industry that brings together the international industry as does interlift.

Elevator World Inc. (EW) has been the leading publisher for the international elevator and escalator industry for more than 65 years. In addition to its core international publication, ELEVATOR WORLD, EW publishes magazines in some of the fastest-growing markets in the industry – India, China, Turkey, the Middle East, Europe and the United Kingdom.  As an organizer of the International Elevator and Escalator Symposium (IEES) and a publisher of more than 150 educational products, EW continues to the lead the way with new products and innovative ideas.

For more information, including details on attending and exhibiting, visit www.elevatorshowdubai.com.

June 18, 2018 - Elevator World, Inc., the premier publisher for the international building transportation industry, is proud to announce it has acquired the U.K.-based magazine Elevation. This new venture helps further Elevator World’s mission to publish and deliver relevant and trustworthy news to the vertical transportation community, while offering a global marketing platform for its advertisers.

Elevation was launched by industry veteran Ish Buckingham as a quarterly publication in 1994, specifically targeted for the British lift industry. Buckingham served as managing director and editor from the publication’s inception until his recent retirement. It is the UK’s only lift trade magazine and reaches more than 2,000 readers. Dave Cooper, managing director of UK-based consultants LECS (UK) Ltd. and long-time Elevation editorial contributor, will serve as the magazine's editor. Elevation staff member Suzanne McCoy will serve as the main contact within the U.K.

According to Executive Vice President of Elevator World, Inc., T. Bruce MacKinnon, "Elevator World, Inc., saw this as an opportunity to fully represent the U.K. lift industry and build upon Elevation's 24-year history. As an organization, we are excited to begin working and meeting with the local industry to better understand how we can help their businesses, while providing the relevant and trustworthy news for which Elevator World is known."

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Contacts:

About Elevator World, Inc (EW): EW has been a publisher for the international elevator and escalator industry for more than 65 years. In addition to its core international publication ELEVATOR WORLD, EW publishes magazines in some of the fastest-growing markets in the industry – India, China, Turkey, the Middle East, and now the United Kingdom. A strategic partnership with the publication Subir & Bajar (Latin America) further demonstrates EW's commitment and reach. EW also publishes and retails more than 200 educational products and the ELEVATOR WORLD Source, an international directory of suppliers, manufacturers, contractors, consultants and manufacturers.

November 8, 2018 (Mobile, AL) - In February 2019, Elevator World, Inc., the premier publisher for the international building transportation industry, will publish its first issue of ELEVATOR WORLD Europe. The magazine, along with an email newsletter and website (www.elevatorworld.eu), will utilize the reach and resources Elevator World, Inc., has gained in its 65 years of publishing in the vertical-transportation industry.

The magazine will be published bimonthly with the print edition consisting of a paid/controlled circulation published in English with German, Italian, Spanish and French translations available in digital format for free. Initial print distribution will be to 2,500 industry professionals that work within or do business in this market. The magazine will be supported by a digital edition, including in app format on Apple and Google Play digital newsstands, and the monthly email newsletter Elevator World EuroNews which reaches more than 4,000 readers.

According to Executive Vice President of Elevator World, Inc., T. Bruce MacKinnon, "ELEVATOR WORLD Europe looks to play a vital role in helping companies grow their business, connecting the people in this sector, and disseminating trustworthy news and information to this growing market. The new publication will help further Elevator World's mission of the intelligent collection, management and distribution of information for the benefit of the industry, while providing a global marketing platform that expands the reach of the industry to all corners of the world."

To sign up for our free monthly newsletter focused on European industry news and important announcements, or for more information about the magazine, visit www.elevatorworld.eu. Special advertising packages are available now.

Contacts:

About Elevator World, Inc (EW): EW has been a publisher for the international elevator and escalator industry for more than 65 years. In addition to its core international publication ELEVATOR WORLD, EW publishes magazines in some of the fastest-growing markets in the industry – India, China, Turkey, the Middle East, United Kingdom, and now Europe. A strategic partnership with the publication Subir & Bajar (Latin America) further demonstrates EW’s commitment and reach. EW also publishes and retails more than 200 educational products and the ELEVATOR WORLD Source, an international directory of suppliers, manufacturers, contractors, consultants and manufacturers.