Deemed “ice-ntives,” the promotion offers special savings on qualifying meetings hosted in Canada’s capital between December 1, 2019 and March 31,...

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Business events professionals to be celebrated at April 23 event.

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Following successful new initiatives launched at  IT&CM China and CTW China 2019, organisers have announced new business segments at the upcoming 2020...

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From 22 to 23 January 2020 Ljubljana will host the 12th edition of Conventa, the first business trade show in New Europe for business meetings,...

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ExCeL London has strengthened its Conference & Events team with the appointment of Sindri Hjartarson to the role of Account Manager.

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Gloucester Rugby has confirmed a long-term relationship with Safran for future training events.

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Design and contents enhanced to meet the needs of organizers.

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ESSA, the Event Supplier and Services Association, presented global, full service provider for live events, GES, The ESSA Member Company of the Year...

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The Principality’s Congress and Culture Center has a new terrace.

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  • CIM 2019/6

    Five questions for Fiona Pelham

    CIM: Is the industry aware of the Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) signed by 193 World Leaders at the UN in 2015?
    Fiona Pelham: They are definitely becoming more aware! Over 40 per cent of the event professionals who took our survey in August, to make a commitment to act on the sustainable development goals, said they knew about the SDGs.

    W...

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  • CIM 2019/6

    Keeping in control

    Werkstoffwoche 2019 attracted over 1,500 industry experts to Dresden. Successfully organising a congress and trade fair takes flexibility and experience.

    Successful format. “With its strong materials community, Dresden is, so to speak, the ‘natural location’ for Werkstoffwoche 2019,” points out the Lord Mayor of the Saxon capital, Dirk Hilbert. As a stronghold of materials science and technology as well as home to over 2,000 materials researchers, Dresden is the ideal host city.

    Organised by the...

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  • CIM 2019/6

    New centre for Budapest

    Hungary invests in its infrastructure. Until 2021, 170 m euros will be invested in Hungexpo. This is to make it the perfect venue for large and mega-size events.

    Progress. “By 2021 Hungexpo will be completely renewed with a state-of-the-art congress centre and the latest event infrastructure,” announces Gábor Ganczer. Hungexpo’s CEO is pleased about the opportunity “to welcome further ITU events in the coming years.” For the second time since 2015 Ganczer welcomed the four-day International...

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  • CIM 2019/6

    On the cusp of transformational growth

    With Flawless Events Yoadan Tilahun is setting new standards in Ethiopia. She sees Africa as a continent of inventive technology and opportunities for planners.

    CIM: What is the business concept of Flawless Events? Where do your clients come from?
    Yoadan Tilahun: We are a team of experienced professionals who are passionate about problem solving and delivering events that live up to our brand name. We provide end-to-end event management services to private and public institutions alike. We have a...

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  • CIM 2019/6

    Growth in the Far East

    A new industry fair and the ICCA Asia-Pacific Chapter Summit are evidence of a boom in South-East Asia.

    Singapore. The industry has waited a long time for a trade fair in the thriving South-East Asia and Pacific region. The first IBTM Asia Pacific at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre, which is going to add a fourth hotel tower with another 1,000 rooms and a 15,000-capacity arena, is taking place from 6 to 8 April 2020. “The business...

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  • CIM 2019/6

    New territory in Asia

    China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is opening up new markets in a region blessed with cultural riches.

    Potential.NürnbergMesse hosted the Silk Road conference for the second time on 2 October 2019. 220 delegates and 20 exhibitors came to the event, which took doing business in new markets as its theme. One of the BRI’s major projects is a 1,800 km pipeline between Turkmenistan and China, which will transport 40 bn cubic m of gas a year....

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The Athens-Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) hosted a group of 15 Chinese buyers during a FAM Trip.

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MICE planners can set a good example by reducing the ecological impact of their meetings and events. Germany has a lot of experience in this field....

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During the weekend of 14–15 December an initiative that is part of Christmas City Gothenburg gave locals a chance to sit down and get to know a...

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Brightelm has launched The Events Business Healthcheck™ today at the UK Association Congress in Birmingham.

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Somerset House has seen a significant increase in multi-day events for big brands during the first nine months of the 2019/2020 financial year,...

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Italian Exhibition Group's Conference Center comes first in the Best Location Awards Festival at the Live Communication Week in Milan.

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Somerset House is extending its commercial event offering through its diverse cultural programme. Event organisers now have the opportunity to enhance...

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The city of Newcastle (New South Wales) has published information on how to donate to the bushfire appeals.

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Brisbane Marketing and Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) signed BrandStory in Singapore as their strategic marketing and travel representation agency...

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Laith Ritchie talks about his journey, and the important legacy left by conferences.

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IBTM World has crowned Canvas Planner the winner of its event incubator, ‘Event Business Accelerator’, a newly launched business mentorship and...

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Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) introduces Galaxy International Convention Center (GICC) as Asia’s newest MICE destination.

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