On 26th February 2016, IMRF Asia-Pacific Regional Centre (APRC) held a ceremony to formally appoint Mr. Axel Barktus as a special consultant of APRC, and awarded him a certificate of appointment. Mr. Barktus has worked in China for over 15 years, and now is the president of Messe Dusseldorf (Shanghai) Co, Ltd. (MDS).
MDS is a subsidiary of Messe Dusseldorf GmbH, one of the world’s leading exhibition organizers, and is committed to introducing world’s best trade fairs to China and to providing Chinese and international customers with superior exhibition services. Currently, MDS is one of the member companies of APRC, and actively donated 58,000 RMB last year.
This appointment was agreed in the 5th APRC Board Meeting in Beijing, and the responsibilities of special consultant are to participate in the APRC events in the region, provide advice and consultancy on the work of member recruitment, brand promotion and fundraising of the APRC, represent APRC at other relevant international meetings and activities in the region and conduct promotion and member recruitment as agreed and directed by APRC.