ITE Group

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ITE Group plc
Type Public (LSEITE)
Industry Exhibitions & Conferences
Founded 1991
Headquarters London, UK
Key people Marco Sodi, Chairman
Russell Taylor, CEO
Neil Jones Finance Director
Revenue £192.3 million (2013)[1]
Operating income £45.0 million (2013)[1]
Net income £35.7 million (2013)[1]

ITE Group plc (LSEITE) is a leading British-based organiser of exhibitions and conferences. It focuses on Russia and other emerging markets. It is headquartered in London and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. Today, the Group organises over 230 trade exhibitions and conferences each year in 21 countries and employs over 1,100 staff in 40 offices worldwide. The company's main focus is business-to-business exhibitions and conferences, although it also publishes a small number of trade magazines.


The business was founded in 1991 when the founders of ITE launched a series of trade events in the new market economies of Russia and the CIS.[2] It was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1997. In 2008 it acquired Primexpo NW LLC, a conference organiser based in St Petersburg[3] and has subsequently acquired further businesses in Moscow (MVK),[4] Krasnodar (Krasnodar LLC),[5] Istanbul (YEMF and Platform Exhibitions)[6][7] Kyiv (Autoexpo and Beautex),[8][9] Mumbai (ABEC),[10] and Kuala Lumpur (Trade Link).[11]


ITE organises over 230 exhibitions annually including: MosBuild, Moscow International Travel & Tourism (MITT), WorldFood Moscow, Moscow International Oil & Gas Exhibition (MIOGE), Aquatherm Moscow, Moda, MiningWorld Russia, Moscow International Security & Protection (MIPS), Cosmobeauté Asia, Metaltech, KyivBuild, Paperex, SIA, YAPI - TurkeyBuild, Expoelectronica, Kazakhstan International Oil & Gas Exhibition (KIOGE), East Mediterranean International Travel & Tourism (EMITT), Bubble London, Acetech, and TransAsia.[12]


The business is organised on a geographic basis:

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