EMG, the leading industrial technology marketing communications specialist, has announced the appointment of Rikke Wivel as its new CEO. Company...

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Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced that it has postponed the inaugural edition of IBTM Asia Pacific in Singapore to 13-14 April 2021.

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Palais des congrès de Montréal and MASSIVart are joining forces once again for the Palais Seasons, a series of art installation projects inviting...

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Twickenham Executive Head Chef Tom Rhodes has announced a plant-first approach to the stadium’s match day and non-match day hospitality. The approach,...

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Lotus Asia Tours joins the movement to protect the planet.

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The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre to strengthen ties with Australian market as the Australian Government announces Malaysia as its ‘Focus Country’...

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Appointment of in-market tourism marketing agencies to grow awareness of and visitation to Brisbane.

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The MEETinLEEDS conference and events team at the University of Leeds are pleased to announce that the University has acquired a new city centre...

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For the whole of 2020 Gothenburg will be “European Capital of Smart Tourism” and will mark the year with a wide range of activities. Last week,...

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    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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    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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A recent survey carried out by Travel Technology Europe has revealed ‘economic uncertainty’ as the biggest challenge currently facing the travel...

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The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has released a statement to its chinese members.

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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) will go to market to embark on a core systems uplift of its Finance and Events Management systems in...

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London based, sustainable venue, BMA House have introduced a (w) symbol for Wellbeing across their hospitality menu’s, to sit alongside the commonly...

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Submissions for the Heavent Awards Cannes, organized during the annual event fair "Heavent Meetings", are still possible until March 2, 2020.

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PCMA and the Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA) announced a strategic alliance that will introduce each organization to new audiences.

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In conjunction with Visit Malaysia 2020, Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) will be supporting some key business events that will take...

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In April 2020, Nara will open its purpose-built convention center. International delegates have a choice of flying into two airports – Osaka...

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Hugh Jones has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of Reed Exhibitions on February 1st.

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Associationworld, in collaboration with the Geneva Convention Bureau and Congrex Switzerland, announce the launch of the Geneva International...

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Two former event organisers have launched an event management system which takes the stress out of planning, organising and delivering successful...

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Meetings Mean Business Canada (MMBC) has announced the election results for leadership positions on its 2020 Board of Directors.

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