ITE Timeline

Change is a constant at ITE and since 1991, we have been through several phases of development. These are only the highlights and milestones. Life at ITE is always colourful and rewarding, there’s never a dull moment and there are too many stories to tell. The journey goes on…

1991

The ITE Group is founded

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1992

First event launched - the Moscow International Motor Show.

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1993

The launch MIOGE and KIOGE

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1994

KazBuild launched in Almaty

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1994

The launch of MITT

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1994

The establishment of ITECA

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1995

The launch of MosBuild

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1995

MIPS launched

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1996

TransRussia launched

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1996

St. Petersburg office opens

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1997

Management changes

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1997

New events launch in Ukraine

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Flotation

1998

Floatation on the London Stock Exchange

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1998

The Russian financial crisis

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1998

Diversification fever

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1998

Royal recognition

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1999

Roger Shashoua retires as Chairman

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1999

Expansion programme gathers pace

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2000

Acquisition of Comtek

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2001

Acquisition of Moda

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2001

Expansion of Moscow's Expocentr

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2001

All change at the top

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2001

Record low for share price

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Consolidation

2002

Iain Paterson becomes Chairman.

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2002

New look for a new era

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2002

Ian Tomkins appointed CEO

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2003

Joint venture disposals

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2003

Contract to organise the 2005 World Petroleum Congress

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2004

Acquisition of Caspian Events Limited

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2004

Acquisition of the RAS Publishing Group

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2006

First office in Beijing

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2006

Acquisition of ExpoClean

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2007

Into the FTSE 250

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2007

Ian Tomkins steps down

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Expansion

2008

Russell Taylor becomes CEO

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2008

Acquisition of Interstroyexpo in St. Petersburg

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2008

Acquisition of Siberian Fair LLC in Novosibirsk

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2008

New sales offices open in Malaysia, UAE and Poland.

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2010

Acquisition of the Moscow-based organiser MVK

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2010

Acquisition of Fin-mark, organisers of Aquatherm in Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan.

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2010

Acquisition of Indian events MMMM and Paperex

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2010

Baku Expo Centre opens in Azerbaijan

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2011

60% acquisition of YEMF in Turkey

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2011

Acquisition of KrasnodarEXPO

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2012

Major move in India with a minority stake in ABEC

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2012

The Novosibirsk Expocentre opens at -40℃

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2012

Premier Expo expansion

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2013

Management office established in SIngapore

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2013

Worldcoat JV marks major step into China

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2013

Acquisition of Beauty Eurasia

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2013

Malaysian expansion with ECMI acquisition

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2013

Aquatherm launches in Novosibirsk and St. Petersburg

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2013

More moves in Malaysia

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2014

The introduction of "Connecting your business to the world”

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2014

Purchase of Summit Trade Events

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2014

Indonesian joint venture

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2014

Transport & logistics portfolio acquisitions

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2015

Acquisition of Africa Oil Week

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2015

Launch of WorldBuild365

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2016

Mark Shashoua joins as CEO

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1993
£3.3m
Roger Shashoua
Roger Shashoua
4
1994
£8m
Roger Shashoua
Roger Shashoua
5
1992
£1.3m
Roger Shashoua
Roger Shashoua
2
1998
£36m
Lawrie Lewis
Roger Shashoua
54
2014
£174.8m
Russell Taylor
Marco Sodi
246
2015
£135.8m
Russell Taylor
Marco Sodi
240
2016
£134.4m
Mark Shashoua
Marco Sodi
286
2013
£192.3m
Russell Taylor
Marco Sodi
233
2012
£172.3m
Russell Taylor
Marco Sodi
251
2011
£155.5m
Russell Taylor
Iain Paterson
211
2010
£113.5m
Russell Taylor
Iain Paterson
167
2009
£116.7m
Russell Taylor
Iain Paterson
180
2008
£109.8m
Russell Taylor
Iain Paterson
159
2007
£99.1m
Bill Dye
Iain Paterson
148
2006
£82.4m
Ian Tomkins
Iain Paterson
146
2005
£78.5m
Ian Tomkins
Iain Paterson
152
2004
£60.8m
Ian Tomkins
Iain Paterson
141
2003
£58.9m
Ian Tomkins
Iain Paterson
114
2002
£52.4m
Ian Tomkins
Iain Paterson
117
2001
£50.4m
Stephen Warshaw
Lawrie Lewis
230
2000
£38.8m
Lawrie Lewis
Lawrie Lewis
140
1999
£35.3m
Steve Monnington
Lawrie Lewis
53
1997
£27.5m
Mark Shashoua / Mark Webber
Roger Shashoua
50
1996
£19.5m
Mark Shashoua / Mark Webber
Roger Shashoua
48
1995
£14.3m
Roger Shashoua
Roger Shashoua
23
1991
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Roger Shashoua
Roger Shashoua
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1992

  • Number of events: 53
  • Turnover: $35.3m
  • Share price: 53p
  • CEO: Steve Monnington
  • Chairman: Lawrie Lewis

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