Singex invests in ECI’s global Tyrexpo series
Singex Exhibition Ventures (SEV) has concluded a major investment in United Kingdom-based ECI International Ltd (ECI), organizer of the Tyrexpo series of exhibitions in Asia, India, South Africa and Brityrex International in the UK.
SEV is a subsidiary of the Singapore based Singex Group of companies. SEV and ECI have been associated with each other for several years through the Tyrexpo Asia exhibition, held at the Singapore Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre, managed by Singex.
SEV says its focus on developing collaborative partnerships and investments in specialized events with good growth potential provided an appropriate context and timely opportunity for both parties to enter into discussions to chart a new future for the series of specialist tire, equipment and related trade shows.
SEV will bring its full resources to the organization of future Tyrexpo events, to assist them reach their full potential. Working closely with ECI founders, Paul Farrant and Rowena Suthers, this will include expansion into new market segments.
“I am delighted that we were able to successfully conclude our arrangements with ECI International Ltd.,” says , Aloysius Arlando, CEO of SEV.
“This was made possible because of our shared vision about the potential for the Tyrexpo series, which have a positive future with new growth possibilities in multiple markets and emerging regions. I am delighted that Paul Farrant and Rowena Suthers of ECI will continue to remain closely involved in this next phase of growth, which will be backed by a dedicated team of experienced professionals from Singex.”
“Over the last 14 years ECI has strived to achieve a high-quality exhibition in each country it operates in, so that all exhibitors receive the highest level of presentation, marketing and customer service,” says Paul Farrant, managing director of ECI.
“The success of our exhibitions reflects the loyal support and close working relationship established with our exhibitors, who over the years have continuously invested in our shows. In turn this has assisted us in delivering business focussed tyre trade exhibitions which now have a very strong international following of buyers and suppliers.”