The Palais des congrès and Tourisme Montréal have won the bid to host the 2023 ISTH Annual Congress, a major event organized by the International...

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BCD Meetings & Events has launched Expense, a tool for capturing, verifying and reporting non-employee expense reimbursements. It’s the second key...

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Available for bookings from September, Eurostar is offering MICE customers a selection of new ways to make their journey more memorable. Customers...

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From November 13 to 15, 2020, the Palais des congrès de Montréal will serve as the venue for the International Final of the World Robot Olympiad (WRO)...

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Streetfood at Scottish Event Campus

SEC Food, the brand behind the food and drink partner of the Scottish Event Campus, have created a new concept for catering at conferences. The...

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The Union of International Associations (UIA) has published its International Meetings Statistics Report on an annual basis. The Report, this year in...

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Simon Mills

On 2nd July Simon Mills has joined ExCeL London in the role of Executive Director, with commercial responsibility for Exhibitions, Media and Food &...

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Convention Bureau Italia has signed a strategic agreement with lead generation agency Gaining Edge to guarantee the generation of customised Leads...

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Australian agency Cievents has partnered with SolarBuddy to launch a global incentive to illuminate the futures of people living in energy poverty. So...

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  • Focus

    With heart and mind

    People with a mission are passionate about it. They are role models who make things happen in the meeting industry with their passion and set trends in all areas.

    Pioneers. “Being on the mission to Mars is the best job in the world,” says Tiago Loureiro, his dark eyes shining. The Portuguese is the ExoMars 2020 Rover and Surface Platform Spacecraft Operations Manager at the European Space Agency (ESA) in Darmstadt. His job is to develop the rover and ground station and successfully land and activate them on...

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  • Spotlight

    Mission: innovation

    Their tasks may differ but all three are at the forefront of innovation. Carina Bauer, Hilmar Guckert and Dr. Christina Buttler talk about their goals and motivation.

    “My team inspires me every day. I enjoy what I do, the industry we’re in and, most of all, the people I work with,” Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group, radiates happiness in the run-up to IMEX in Frankfurt in mid-May. This is where the fair made its debut in 2003, launching IMEX America in Las Vegas in 2011. Positioning the IMEX Group as an...

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  • Destination

    Mission: Sustainability

    The event industry as such is at risk unless it embraces a broader understanding of sustainability and tell the story of the positive impact of events.

    Making a difference. “As an industry, we’re sleep walking towards a potential disaster, where CSR managers might say to their CEOs: Let’s cancel all physical meetings and do video conferences instead. That will cut our carbon emissions and save us money. Now is the time for the events industry to demonstrate the clear advantages tied to live events...

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  • Industry

    Mission: talent support

    They are facilitators of talented people and on the lookout for specialists; four experts describe their motivations to be a mentor and their challenges. They encourage people to take opportunities.

    Development. You don’t have to have 20 years of professional experience to be a mentor. All you need are certain talents and an appreciation of others with talent. Two people who fit that particular bill are Sarah Skavron, a Knowledge and Events Executive at the IMEX Group, and Isabelle Zwingenberger, the Director of the Internationale Event- &...

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  • Management

    Mission: return on investment

    Proving the Return on Investment of an event helps to prove its contribution to profit. Elling Hamso and Karin Krogh, among others, passionately help improving planners’ skills.

    (Added) Value. “I really don‘t understand why the clear majority (of senior corporate managers, edit.) allows investments in meetings and events pass under their accountability radar. They only need to ask for it. How much did we invest? What was the return?”, says Elling Hamso, the founder of the training and consulting company Event ROI...

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In February 2019, Australia’s MICE-Expo AIME, owned by Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB), will be managed by Talk2 Media and Events for the first...

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Oman team wins ISA

In 2024 Oman will host the International Symposium on Atherosclerosis (ISA). The Oman Society of Lipid & Atherosclerosis (OSLA) has won the bid. This...

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RAI Amsterdam will organise the Event Industry Hackathon 2018 on 31 October 2018. This will see a team of experts, scientists, students and...

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Stuttgart is known not just for its cuisine, car manufacturing and culture – it is also very strong in research. The University of Hohenheim is...

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The 2018 IAPCO Collaboration Award supported by IBTM Events is open or applications. To apply PCOs must be an IAPCO member. The collaboration can be...

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Martin Sirk, Dennis Speet

ICCA long-serving CEO Martin Sirk will step down from his position with the association at the end of July 2018, the International Congress and...

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