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The Hague will be welcoming the 9th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) from 3 - 5 June 2019 at the World Forum. Around 2,000...

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Over the past 15 years, event organizer ExL Events has developed their Pharmaceutical Meeting Professionals Summit in the United States. Now ExL...

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With a vision to create a more dynamic meetings destination, the city council assigned its destination marketing organisation, Göteborg & Co, to...

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MeetDenmark has released portions of a new study showing that while most associations and destinations are focused on improving meeting legacies, they...

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Mövenpick has some exciting news to share: The new hotel in Stuttgart will be opening in 2019 - swing by our Stuttgart2go booth F020 at IMEX Frankfurt...

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Lviv will be hosting the Lviv Media Forum (LMF), one of the biggest events in the field of media of Ukraine and Europe, from 30 May to 1 June 2019....

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C&I: breaking open Q&A!

We all know Q&A: that moment at the end of a session where the audience gets a few...

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Events management software platform Aventri has revealed a guide to the top 100 meeting and event venues in the United States. It showcases the...

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Meet our expert from Europe's No. 1 outlet: Outletcity Metzingen. Discover the great incentive options Metzingen has to offer at IMEX Frankfurt, booth...

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  • Destination

    Land of the seven elements

    Water, air, earth, fire, metal and knowledge are the basis of a concerted field of expertise strategy in Schleswig-Holstein – a hotbed for conferences and congresses. By Katrin Schmitt

    Moving and shaking. “It‘s like a bid for the Olympics,” says a happy Philipp Murmann of the Schleswig-Holstein Research Forum. “We are happy to announce that after Kiel 2011 we will be hosting the event again in 2022.” He means the national finals of the young researchers’ contest “Jugend forscht”, which will come to Lübeck for the first time from...

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  • Radically modern

    The innovative spirit of Bauhaus reaches a wide public even today. Many inspiring events around the country are highligh‧ting Germany’s merits as a destination. By Katharina Brauer

    Centenary. “The legacy of the Bauhaus movement plays a key role in the attractiveness of cultural tourism in Germany,” says Petra Hedorfer, CEO of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB). The centenary of the founding of Bauhaus in Weimar takes centre stage in the GNTB’s global theme-based campaign in 2019. Hedorfer is convinced of the innovative...

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  • Fibre to every last farm

    Germany is digitalising and investing 3bn euros in infrastructure, generating new combined conventions and trade fairs: both conventional events and digital festivals. By Katharina Brauer

    New strategy. Germany’s international competitiveness depends on developing its digital infrastructure. Following its meeting on digitalisation at the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam on 15 November 2018, the German cabinet approved a new digital strategy: 3 bn euros will be invested by 2025 in making Germany a leading centre of research into...

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  • Carbon-neutral ships

    On-board events engender strong feelings of togetherness. Eco-friendly meeting concepts are no longer just something providers focus on. Clients are actively looking for them. By Katharina Brauer

    Added value. “Event agencies don't have much idea about anything nautical. As an agency for events on the water, we handle the nautical part and act as the event manager on board,” says Felix Eisenhardt. The Managing Director of the “seminar ship” exceeded expectations by some distance in the ship's first season in 2018 and is offering 360 sqm of...

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  • Industry

    Hands-on tech experience

    With clearly briefed companies, committed buyers, advance matchmaking and a tight dramatic structure, TechXperience at the kING in Ingelheim offered significant added value.

    Successful premiere. For the 150 who attended, the first MICE Club TechXperience was certainly worthwhile. In the main hall of the kING convention centre in Ingelheim on 4 December 2018, they witnessed how new technologies can optimise the planning and implementation of events. On the light-filled upper floor of the kING, the Swoofle Workshop Area...

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  • Industry

    Hotels: greater MICE focus

    Hotels continue to focus more on accommodation than the meetings business. Delegates at the HSMA MICE Day at the Palatin Hotel in Wiesloch discussed what to do about this.

    Focus on distribution. “Brands need clarity, empathy and consistency to provide an experience. Stories with a wow factor are often retold.” The keynote speech of Oliver Loh kindled the enthusiasm of the nearly 140 delegates at the 2018 HSMA MICE Day at the Palatin conference hotel in Wiesloch. Loh, the Strategic Planning Director at Saatchi &...

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Join the popular CIMclubbing in one of the world's hottest clubs, the Gibson Club, network with colleagues and new IMEX friends and celebrate. Slip...

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A new partnership between the World PCO Alliance and UAE-based ENRITSCH will provide members access to mohmentz, a new technology aiming to support...

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ICCA has released its largest ever statistics report, the 2018 Country and City Rankings.

The report’s findings indicate a continued strong industry...

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Meetings & Exhibitions Hong Kong (MEHK) will highlight a new era of opportunity for MICE planners at IMEX Frankfurt 2019, taking place next week from...

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A new 33-page report from inVOYAGE, an international event for the luxury MICE sector, predicts a growth in luxury events. The report states that 82%...

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The keynote speakers for The Meetings Show 2019 have been announced. The show’s education programme will open with a talk from Colin Maclachlan, star...

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