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APEX Expo And Aircraft Interiors Expo Asia To Co-locate In Singapore
October 2016 Event Creates Airline Industry's Biggest Fall Event for Airline Passenger Experience

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and Reed Exhibitions have today announced the co-location of APEX EXPO and Aircraft Interiors Expo Asia (AIX Asia), creating the biggest airline passenger experience trade show in Asia. The event will take place in Singapore from 24-27 October 2016 at the iconic Marina Bay Sands.

The decision to co-locate APEX and AIX Asia represents a closer collaboration to the benefit of the industry as a whole. Reed Exhibitions will be moving their AIX Americas event to Singapore for October 2016 under the title AIX Asia. Both APEX EXPO and AIX Americas will return to the USA in 2017.

"Both APEX and Reed Exhibitions have a history of incredibly successful events, so this collaboration will be a win-win for our industry as a whole. We are enthused that APEX will gain more members through our collaboration efforts to advance the passenger experience," said Joe Leader, APEX CEO.

Katie Murphy, Senior Exhibition Director at Reed Exhibitions, said: "Following feedback from our exhibitors and airline attendees, we are delighted to be co-locating AIX Asia next fall alongside APEX EXPO. This provides a great opportunity to bring the industry together and we are looking forward to a fantastic show in Singapore."

At the co-located event, AIX Asia will feature the latest innovations in aircraft seating, cabin interior design, management systems, soft furnishings, leather, textiles, galley equipment, and lighting services. APEX EXPO will feature the world of airline passenger experience including its red-carpet exclusive World of Content, electronics, airline passenger content, passenger engagement technology, and cutting-edge IFE technology.  APEX will also lead the coordination of educational and networking events across the passenger experience industry.

To learn more about the Airline Passenger Experience Association visit For more information on AIX Asia visit

For further information:


Robin Applebaum

Director, Marketing & Communications


Reed Exhibitions and AIX Asia

Raeesa Chowdhury, Bell Pottinger

+44 2037722667


APEX encompasses a network of businesses and professionals that are committed to providing a world-class airline experience for passengers around the globe.  As a non-profit, APEX reinvests all of its resources to better serve its members.  Every day, APEX members evaluate the passenger experience through an influential community and are improving every aspect of the airline experience: from designing, building and installing seating, entertainment and communications systems on commercial aircraft, to airport lounges and in-flight dining.  APEX works to strengthen the industry and enable business opportunities through education, innovation, networking and recognition.  For more information, please visit


Aircraft Interiors Expo Asia, is the unrivaled launch pad for tomorrow's designs, latest innovations and products for the cabin interiors and passenger comfort industries. Taking place in Singapore from 25-27 October 2016, the exhibition attracts buyers and decision makers from major scheduled, regional and charter airlines and offers the opportunity to meet face to face with suppliers from the cabin interiors industry.


Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events organizer, with over 500 events in 43 countries. In 2014 Reed brought together over seven million event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organized by 41 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of the RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.

SOURCE The Airline Passenger Experience (APEX)