Euromic, an international association of MICE DMC’s has appointed Eva and Edin Muminovic as Business Development Managers to promote the Euromic brand...

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International travel management company CWT has announced the launch of its global omni-channel customer experience (CX) platform. Enabling efficient...

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The host of international climate change conference COP26, the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, has announced its new food strategy which aims...

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Hosted Buyer registration is now open for IBTM World in December 2021, which will be held for the first time in a hybrid format. The IBTM World...

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The Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the European Society of Cardiology will hold its next annual congress in May 2022 in IFEMA Madrid. This...

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The event sector is being encouraged to take more, and earlier, action on climate change, ahead of the COP 26 conference, taking place at the SEC in...

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In June 2021, 58 profesionals have earned Events Industry Council’s (EIC) Certified Meeting Professional designation. EIC has launched the Certified...

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Global DMC Partners (GDP), a global network of independently owned destination management companies (DMCs), has published the results of its Q2...

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In September 2021, the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Europe is set to launch The Student Council, an industry...

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Because of changes in restrictions International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) had to swiftly convert Pathology Update 2021, the leading event...

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European Cities Marketing (ECM) has launched its 35th edition of the ECM Summer School, which will take place online on August 24-26, 2021. After 33...

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The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has established a research partnership with Explori, a full-service research agency and...

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  • CIM 2021/1

    Things need to advance quickly now

    Barbara Weizsäcker, Secretary General of the European Exhibition Industry Alliance (EEIA), represents the interests of the European trade fair industry in Brussels and ensures its voice is heard in EU institutions.

    CIM: Ms Weizsäcker, what has been the strategy of the European trade fair industry in the face of the Covid 19 crisis?

    Barbara Weizsäcker: Right from the outset of the pandemic, the European trade fair industry has been supportive and played its part, providing Covid hospitals and other forms of logistical support and then test centres. Currently,...

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  • CIM 2021/1

    Stay safe and visible

    While politicians are struggling with efficient strategies to end the pandemic, the event industry is working on stringent campaigns to restart analog meeting culture.

    Perspective. Responding to short-term developments with a plethora of tactics is not a strategy, commented political scientist Herfried Münkler on the TV show “Hart aber Fair” on 29 March 2021. Precaution is the central challenge, which cannot be mastered by a trial-and-error-based COVID strategy. The state of emergency that is our handling of the...

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  • CIM 2020/5

    Five questions for Iwe Siems

    CIM: The DGHO conference was held online for the first time. How well was it received by the participants?
    Iwe Siems: Very well. Many of them were thankful that this important German-language educational oncology conference was able to take place at all. We managed to switch the scientific programme to a virtual format in a relatively short space...

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  • CIM 2020/5

    Under new circumstances

    What will trade fairs look like in future – and how can distancing and hygiene rules be incorporated into cutting-edge modern design?

    Vision. What will trade fairs look like in future – and how can distancing and hygiene rules be incorporated into cutting-edge modern design? The experts at the Neuss-based interior design agency Heilight, which has a particular focus on designing rooms for trade fairs, events and hotels, have been giving this question a lot of attention. They have...

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  • CIM 2020/5

    Hybrid events are here to stay

    This is quite a turnaround. A previously hollow term has now become reality. Hybrid events work, they are popular, and they cover the majority of ‧participants’ requirements. A plea.

    Hybrid at last. At the beginning of the pandemic, when we were transferring all our events online, we spent a lot of time on the phone to others in the industry. One call in particular sticks in my mind: “David, when the pandemic is over, it will have had hardly any influence on the conventions we stage. They will continue pretty much unchanged.”...

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  • CIM 2020/5

    The Meetings Show 2020 virtual is hailed a success

    Guest contribution by Jack Marczewski, Event Director, The Meetings Show

    Going virtual. The first virtual The Meetings Show has been hailed a success, with 83% of buyers ‘likely’ or ‘extremely likely’ to recommend the event to industry colleagues. The Meetings Show – the leading event for the meetings and events community – took place as a virtual show from 19–21 October. More than 4,000 event professionals from around...

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The 5th Scientific School on Autism has been held in Liviv as hybrid event. It was attended by 800 participants from the United States, Poland and...

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The Events Industry Council (EIC) has appointed Augustine (Gus) Chijioke as Director of Certification & Education. The EIC and it‘s more than 30 membe...

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Singapore Tourism Board (STB), Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry) have...

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The International Advisory Board (IAB) has presented their final advice report to the Rotterdam Municipal Executive containing recommendations about...

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MCI, a global engagement and marketing agency based in Geneva, has appointed Oscar Cerezales as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). Oscar will advance the...

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After a virtual show in 2020 ITB Asia 2021 was set to debut as hybrid event vom 25 to 29 October in Singapore. But now Messe Berlin (Singapore) has...

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The election of the new director of the Association took place within the framework of the General Meeting of RCB member companies, which took place...

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Estonian authorities have moved a step closer to fully reopening the country’s event sector, lifting the country’s previous 50% occupancy limit for...

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With a focus on how to create more active and liveable cities, The World Union of Olympic Cities has chosen Copenhagen for its annual summit, taking...

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On May 24, 1991, 30 years ago, Mario Enzesberger founded Liberty International Tourism Group in Prague, Czech Republic. On this occasion, the CEO...

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Hong Kong’s MICE industry has shown signs of recovery, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has announced. Between April and June 2021, 20 physical...

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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has appointed Melissa Sweetland to the role of Chief Commercial Officer. According to MCEC, the...

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